Easter Bunny Visits & Springtime Fun Last Updated 4/19
The Easter Bunny is visiting Connecticut this spring! Be on the lookout for the Easter Bunny at many Easter-themed and bunny-inspired events throughout the state. Enjoy fun and glorious springtime activities to celebrate the arrival of the new season. Plan a delightful outing and step out with your young ones, your special someone or your friends. It’s time to get hopping! Be sure to check each location's website for times.
Ride the Rails with the Easter Bunny!
- For a fun-filled journey, take the Easter Bunny Express at the Railroad Museum of New England, Thomaston on April 13, 14, and 20. Your scenic train ride on the Naugatuck Railroad includes a visit from the Easter Bunny! Board the train at the historic 1881 Thomaston Station in Thomaston; reservations are recommended.
- Families can ride on a 100-year-old restored trolley on the Easter Bunny Trolley Rides at the Shore Line Trolley Museum in East Haven, April 13-14 and April 19-20, where kids can meet the Easter Bunny, take part in springtime crafts and explore historic trolleys on display. You can even get a photo with the Easter Bunny!
- Ride a Vintage Train to Visit the Easter Bunny at the Danbury Railway Museum in Danbury, April 13-14 and April 19-20. Take a ride in a fully restored 1953 New Haven Railroad Diesel Car. On your journey, you’ll see vintage railroad cars and locomotives before stopping at the Easter Bunny’s special railroad car! During your visit, be sure to see the museum’s beautifully restored circa-1910 Railway Post Office car and model trains.
- And go on an Easter egg scavenger hunt and ride a trolley car during Easter Fun Days at the Connecticut Trolley Museum in East Windsor, April 13-14 and April 19-20.
Hunt for Eggs!
- On April 6, the town of Southbury challenges children up to 12 years of age on their Easter Egg Hunt. Free pony rides follows the egg hunt.
- Have fun with the Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt in Windsor on April 12. Children ages 1-12 are welcome to enjoy an evening of fun, arts and crafts, and games.
- Hop on down to Stamford Museum and Nature Center on April 13, 14, or 20 for the Forest Easter Egg Adventure for children ages 2 and up. Hunt for eggs on the wooded trails, then meet some of the animals.
- In Vernon, children ages 1-12 will get a chance to hunt for special eggs for each age group on April 13 at the Easter Egg Hunt.
- Essex's Eggstravangza takes place on April 13 at 10 a.m., for children up to second grade. All participants are encouraged to visit the Town Hall at 9:15 .m. for story time with the Easter Bunny.
- Featuring a DJ, food trucks, a family fun zone, and the annual Children's Easter Egg Scramble at Fairfield's Easter EggStravaganza on April 13. New this year it the Adult Sundown Easter Egg Hunt.
- At Newtown's EverWonder Children's Museum, children can join in on the fun with hunting for eggs, visit with the Easter Bunny and see live animals at their annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 13.
- Stroll the trails of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic in search of eggs and say hello to the resident animals friends along the way. The Woodland Egg Hunt takes place on April 19 and is best suited for children up to 10 years of age.
- On April 19, the Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center is hosting their annual Egg Hunt in Bristol. Find the Easter eggs and trade them for a prize.
- A festival of "eggs-cellent" fun is held on April 19 at the Family Friday: EggStravaganza in Torrington's KidsPlay Museum. Activities include a scavenger hunt, Games on Stage, and a Bunny Hop dance
- What has 20,000 eggs, DJ, prizes, food truck and kettle corn? Enfield's annual 2Mom Egg Hunt on April 20.