Easter & Passover Celebrations

Easter Egg hunts, bunny photo-ops and Passover parties abound in our festive city (along with amazing chocolate eggs & matzo).

Only-in-NYC events include the fabulous Easter Bonnet Parade, Ice Skating with the Easter Bunny and egg hunts at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, a Queens barnyard and other locales throughout the city.

Feeling egged out? Check out our weekly events listings for kid-friendly, bunny-free activities.



Sunday, April 28


Prospect Park Earth Day Celebration

Prospect Park Boathouse & Audubon Center ~ 101 East Drive ~ 101 East Dr, B
1:00 pm–4:00 pm
FREE
Enjoy fun-filled activities for all ages including arts and crafts, discovery walks, catch-and-release fishing and nature games set to the…

 FAVORITE HOLIDAY BOOKS  

An Egg Is Quiet
Get educated for egg hunts with this beautiful and informative book from award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston. Features poetic text, elegant design and fun facts about this magical symbol of spring.
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Celebrate Passover: with Matzah, Maror, and Memories
Fascinating photos of Jewish communities in America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere teach about Passover traditions around the world.

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
This beautifully illustrated 1939 classic was one of my favorites growing up, and I was delighted to discover my children also love this sweet feminist fable about a country bunny who attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children and the doubts of others.