While Christmastime in the city is pretty magical, get to the suburbs and country this year for Santa, drive-though light displays, markets and more.

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Hommocks Park Ice Rink


Mamaroneck’s popular enclosed public skating facility offers public skating sessions throughout the week October through June. Although the spectator area is (sort of) heated, dress warmly on the ice. Snow pants and gloves are a good idea, and so are layers for when you get moving. No outside food is permitted; a concession stand serves…

Harvest Moon Orchard Easter Egg Hunt

North Salem

Hunt for eggs at a spacious Westchester farm. Hunts divided by age group (3 years and under, 4 to 6 years & 7 and 8 years).

Each ticket includes an egg carton for collecting eggs, a set of bunny ears, a visit with the Easter Bunny and admission for one accompanying adult. $5 spectator tickets…

Egg Hunt with Wolves

New York

Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolves in North America and then join in an Easter egg-hunt with a twist, Instead of looking for eggs, guests will help hide them for Ambassador Wolves Alawa and Nikai to find. Guests will also potentially behold some of the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican…

Holi Festival


Join the Indian Center of Westchester for a fun celebration of Holi with food, music, raffles, water balloons, and color.



Waterdrinker’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt


Hunt for Easter Eggs in spacious fields.vEvery hour 1 giant golden egg will be hidden; find it for a grand prize. Candy for everyone available throughout the day and the field is full of activities including mini golf, barnyard animals, the obstacle course and wooden play areas.

Take photos with the Easter Bunny roaming around…


Bartow Pell Easter Egg Hunt

Hunt for eggs in a lovely formal garden adjacent to a stately historic mansion and take photos with the Easter Bunny. Bring your own basket. Advance registration required for one hour slots.

Parking is across the street and down a bit so come early and be prepared for a walk. Don’t miss the Lenape wigwam…

WBO Spring Egg Hunt

Join Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center for its Annual Spring Egg Hunt. Activities include fun spring games, arts and crafts, egg hunt, potato sack races and much more.

Egg Hunt for ages 4–6: 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Ages 7–9 years: 12:30 pm–1:15 pm

Older children are welcome to take part in all other activities.

Easter Egg Hunt & Family Fun Day

Join the Easter Bunny for an egg hunt in the Bronx. Fun for the whole family. Enjoy music, games, prizes, candy, and more.

Tickets include entry into the egg hunt with candy and cash prizes, an egg hunt bag, access to all games and activities, a photo with the Easter Bunny and complimentary snacks.

New Jersey

American Dream

East Rutherford

This indoor mega-mall has towns over-the-top, entirely indoor activities. Prices vary by day. Gets crowded, so go early.

* Ride thrilling roller coasters and family-friendly rides plus meet favorite characters like Dora The Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at indoor theme park Nickelodeon Universe ($59–$85).

* Swim, splash and slide with…