Spring is here and Easter is just around the corner! Celebrate the holiday with a skate party with the Easter bunny, an Easter egg decorating workshop, or aboard a Philadelphia ship. Here is your comprehensive guide to all things Easter in the City of Brotherly Love!
Family & Community Events
Buttercream Egg Decorating Workshop
Shane Confectionary, 110 Market Street
Fri & Sat, April 5 & 6 at 6:30 p.m.
This Easter, hop on over to Shane Confectionery to decorate your own classic buttercream egg, all while learning tips and tricks from our confectioner! Register here. Note: There is a waiting list for Saturday, but spots are still open for Friday!
Easter Family Fun Day
American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Ave.
Introduce your little ones to Swedish Easter traditions. Easter Family Fun day includes Swedish Easter crafts, face painting, Easter witch dress up, and an Easter egg hunt! This event is free for members and children 2 years and under and $10 for non-members.
Crown Lamb Painting Event
Sunday April 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Painting with a Twist
9475 Roosevelt Blvd,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114
A fun, creative event for family members ages 5 and up. The whole family can paint a cute Easter-themed lamb, while enjoying BYO snacks and beverages. Register here.
Philadelphia’s 88th Annual Easter Promenade
Sunday, April 21, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
South Street Headhouse District
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147
Philadelphia’s oldest and largest Easter celebration returns! Special guests include: the Easter Bunny, Mr. and Mrs. Cottontail, Henri David, and more!Plus, look for the best dressed girl, boy, man, woman, family and pet contests on the Promenade stage. Participants will enjoy candy and baskets – and other egg-citing surprises. (between 4th and 5th streets) down to Headhouse Square. For info, visit www.southstreet.com, call 215-413-3713, or follow the fun on Instagram: @officialsouthst
Skate with the Easter Bunny
Sunday, April 17, 3 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
7017 Roosevelt Blvd,
Philadelphia, PA 19149
Go Skating with the Easter Bunny!
Mandatory $4 skate rental for those ages 2-17 without their own skates.
Easter Bunny Meet and Greet at Please Touch Museum
Saturday April 13, appearances throughout the day
Celebrate springtime with a special visit by the Easter Bunny!
Appearance Times: 11-11:30 a.m., 12:30-1 p.m. and 3-3:30 p.m.
Easter Egg Hunts
Easter Egg Hunt at Penn Treaty Park
Saturday, April 20, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
This event is hosted by Block Church at Penn Treaty Park. There will be bounce houses, face painting, a photo booth with the Easter Bunny, and of course… EGG HUNTS! On-site check-in and bounce houses begin at 12 PM. Food Trucks will also be there for some yummy food for purchase!
The Egg Hunt is open to children 1-11 years old and will be broken up into specific age categories; ages 1-3, 4-5, 6-8, and 9-11.
We will have a limited amount of walk-on spots available which will open at 1pm on Saturday. All other activities are free and open to all, so we hope you will come for the fun!
The Great Egg Hunt at Seger Park
Saturday, April 13, 10:30 a.m.
Seger Park, 1020 Lombard Street
Search for hundreds of eggs at our free, community egg hunt! Bring the whole family – there will be opportunities for even the littlest hunters to find eggs. Register here.
Annual East Passyunk Easter Egg Hunt and Photos with the Easter Bunny
Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
South Philadelphia Older Adult Center (1430 East Passyunk)
Free and open to the public
Every year, hundreds of children converge on East Passyunk to hunt for eggs that are filled with candy and treats, plus golden-ticket certificates valid for businesses along East Passyunk, like Bing Bing Dim Sum, Essen Bakery, Favors and Flavors, Occasionette, P’unk Burger, Redcrest Fried Chicken, Roly Cow, Tildies’ Toy Box and Vanilya Bakery. BENFM will be there playing music to dance into Spring. The Easter Bunny will hop through to pose for pictures.
Egg times are staggered by group, suggested arrival time is 15 to 30 minutes before your age group:
4 and under: 11 a.m.
5-7 years: 12 p.m.
8-10 years: 1 p.m.
The Great Glen Foerd Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rain date: April 20
Admission is $1 for adults and $8 for children.
Join the fun at the annual egg hunt at Glen Foerd. Hunt for eggs, make crafts and meet the Easter bunny, in addition to tasting treats from the Dining Car. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Confirm information here.
Philadelphia’s Largest FREE Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 20, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Gorgas Park, 6300 Ridge Ave
With over 35,000 candy filled eggs, this is one hunt you won’t want to miss. Your kids will love the face painting, pictures with the Easter bunny, petting zoo, costume characters, inflatables, and more! Register here.
The Stenton Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 20, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
4601 N 18th St
This is a family fun day at Stenton. While the event is free, donations are appreciated This event includes the egg hunt, natural egg dyeing, crafts, and games! The hunt begins at exactly 1:00p.m. Register here.
The Great Reading Terminal Market Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 20, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
51 N 12th Street, Philadelphia PA
This free event at Reading Terminal Market features an egg hunt around the market, pictures with the Easter Bunny, storytime in the Book Nook, and egg dyeing in City Kitchen. Be sure to arrive early and bring a basket for the egg hunt.
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
New Covenant Church, 7500 Germantown Ave
Join us for a day of fun that includes an egg hunt, inflatables, petting zoo, and more.Event is free and all ages are welcomed. Make sure to bring a basket.There will be food available for purchase.
*If there is inclement weather: Rain date is April 14, 2019
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Easter Sunday Brunch Cruise
Spirit of Philadelphia, 401 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Sunday, April 21, Board 11:30 a.m, Cruise 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Celebrate Easter in style aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia. Enjoy a 2 hour cruise, with spectacular views of the Philadelphia skyline. Cruise includes a 3 course buffet-style brunch, onboard entertainment, and a visit from the Easter bunny.
Easter Buffet on the Moshulu
Sunday, April 21, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Moshulu, 401 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Feast on a decadent Easter buffet from 9 AM – 7 PM. Enjoy brunch and dinner entrees, soup, raw bar, salads, side dishes and carving stations with or extravagant dessert display. $65 per person. Menu here.
Easter Brunch at Urban Farmer
Sunday April 21
Urban Farmer, 1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
The menu will include delectable treats like liege waffles with cherry marmalade, urban farmer deviled eggs, an omelet station, cheese and charcuterie plates, a delicious assortment of desserts, and so much more! View the full menu here.
Grand Easter Brunch at Twisted Tail
Sunday, April 21
509 S. 2nd Street
$48 pp, $25 for ages 3-10
The Twisted Tail will be serving a decadent Easter Brunch Buffet with a cornucopia of seasonal brunch items. Highlights include multiple Chef stations: carved Porchetta, Spring Leg of Lamb, omelets, and waffles. Displayed food will include Bagels and Breakfast Pastries, Smoked Salmon, Shrimp cocktail, Spring vegetables, Fresh Fruit, and Mini Desserts.
Reservations available by tel:215-558-2471or via OpenTable.
Brunch with the Easter Bunny at Jake’s & Cooper’s Wine Bar
Saturday, April 13, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
4365 Main Street, Manayunk
The Easter Bunny will be here! Have your photo taken, enjoy our NEW Brunch Menu, sip on BOTTOMLESS mimosas and have a nice time with your family! We also have a great kids menu! Reservations are STRONGLY suggested. View the new brunch menu here.