Philly’s 2018 Easter Guide

Philadelphia sure knows how to celebrate spring! Welcome the warm weather with a skate party with the Easter bunny, an Easter egg decorating workshop, or aboard a Philadelphia ship. Here is your compressive guide to all things Easter in the city of brotherly love!

Family & Community Events

Buttercream Egg Decorating Workshop
Saturday March 24th and Sunday March 25th at 6:30pm
Shane Confectionery
110 Market St,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
(215) 922-1048

This Easter, hop on over to Shane Confectionery to decorate your own classic buttercream egg, all while learning tips and tricks from our confectioner! Cost is $25 and you can register here!

Easter Family Fun Day and Egg Hunt
Sunday, March 25th 2pm – 4pm
American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Ave.
Philadelphia, PA

215-389-1776

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.

Bunny Painting Event
Sunday, March 25th, 12pm – 1:30pm
Painting with a Twist
9475 Roosevelt Blvd,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114
(215) 677-2097

This class is perfect for anyone ages 6 to 106! So bring the whole family to paint this super cute Bunny! It’s $25 per person. Click here to reserve your spot!

 
Easter Fun at NEST
Saturday, March 31st 10am – 11:30am
Nest Chestnut Hill, 10 W Gravers Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 664-4100

NEST Chestnut Hill is a child enrichment and activity center and café! Join NEST for an Easter craft, refreshments, and an Easter Egg Hunt with a chance to win some great prizes! Cost is $20 per family (2 adults & 1 child) and $5 per additional child or adult.

 
Easter Egg Decorating
Saturday March 31st, 2pm-3:30pm
FRIEDA for generations
320 Walnut St,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
(215) 600-1291

Let’s get creative! Join FRIEDA for an artistic and fun afternoon to create a special gift for your home or a friend just in time for Easter Sunday.  This is a hands-on activity for kids and grown-ups alike! (Material costs: $12)

 
Philadelphia’s 87th Annual Easter Promenade
Sunday, April 1st 12:30-2
South Street Headhouse District
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147
215-413-3713

Hop on down for FREE, egg-citing family fun during Philadelphia’s 87th Annual Easter Promenade! Come dressed in your Sunday best and promenade down South Street in Philadelphia’s largest and grandest Easter traditions!

Easter Sunday Skate Party
Sunday, April 1st 12pm – 10pm
Rolling Thunder
7017 Roosevelt Blvd,
Philadelphia, PA 19149
215-335-3400

Head over to Rolling Thunder on Easter Sunday to have a fun filled skating experience with the Easter Bunny!
$13 skate price includes admission, unlimited skating and rental!
$17 skate and ride price includes admission, unlimited skating, rental, and unlimited rides!

EASTER EGG HUNTS

East Passyunk Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday March 24th, 11am – 2pm
South Philadelphia Older Adult Center
1430 E Passyunk Ave,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

The Easter Bunny is coming to East Passyunk! Bring your children down for a free Easter Egg Hunt in South Philadelphia Older Adult Center’s Outdoor Garden, located at East Passyunk Ave & Dickinson Street.

Kids will decorate egg-collecting bags, pose for photos with the Easter Bunny, enjoy music from WBEN-FM and then hunt for eggs filled with toys and candy!
Make sure to arrive at least 15-30 minutes before your child’s age group:
* 11:00am – ages 4 & under
* 12:00pm – ages 5 to 7
* 1:00pm – ages 8 to 10
After the egg hunt, select restaurants will offer kid-friendly brunch and shopping specials.

Easter Egg Hunt at Momo’s Tree House

Fitler Square location:
Saturday, March 24th at 9 am
2207 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Old City location:
Sunday, March 25th at 10:30 am
205 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

The Easter bunny promised to visit Momo’s Tree House at both locations this year! Kids are invited to search for treat-filled eggs all over the stores. Some might contain a special prize! Egg-hunters will be divided into age groups, and we will provide entertainment for the kids waiting their turn. We will have coffee and juice for you to enjoy. Children 10 and younger are welcome to participate. Little ones may enlist the help of an adult or older sibling.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Each ticket includes $8 off any purchase on the day of the event. Purchase tickets here!

The Great Glen Foerd Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday March 24th, 10am – 1pm
Glen Foerd on the Delaware
5001 Grant Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114
(215) 632-5330

Come out to the Annual Great Glen Foerd Easter Egg Hunt! Each child will receive a ticket for the hunt with admission. Guests are encouraged to bring their own Easter baskets.

When children aren’t hunting for eggs they are welcome to visit with the Easter Bunny, enjoy children’s crafts, try delicious treats from the Dining Car, or participate in the Settlement Music School Kardon Northeast Branch’s Children’s Music Workshop. The Children’s Music Workshop will be held at 12:00 PM, but kids are invited to explore instruments and the fun of music throughout the event. Cost is $8 per child, $1 per adult. Tickets available at the door. No luncheon provided. Rain Date Sunday, March 25, 1-4pm

 
Easter Egg Hunt 2018
Saturday March 24th 9am – 2pm
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic Ave,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131
(215) 581-3181

Hunting for Easter fun in Philly? Visit the Please Touch Museum for an EGGS-citing time! Families taking part in the event are asked to provide their own baskets. Visitors to the Museum will have fun collecting colorful eggs containing chances to win special gift bags including memberships, tickets for carousel rides, and more!

There are no tickets or registration required for this event. Visit the Museum from 9AM to 2PM for your chance to hunt and find amazing prizes, while supplies last!

Easter Egg Hunt at Penn Treaty Park
Saturday, March 24th 11am – 2pm
Penn Treaty Park
1199 N Delaware Ave,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19125
(215) 800-3057

Come out and enjoy a classic Easter egg hunt at Penn Treaty Park!

The Great Egg Hunt at Seger Park
Saturday, March 24th at 10:30am – 11:30am
Seger Park
1020 Lombard St,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

Search for thousands of Easter eggs. Register ahead of time for a chance to win a $100 Target Gift Card. Kids will receive collection bags and refreshments will be provided! Register here.

Hop to the Top: Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 31st, 10am and 1pm
One Liberty Observation Deck,
1650 Market St., Philadelphia, PA
215-561-3325

One Liberty Observation Deck’s first ever Easter Egg Hunt will take place 57 floors up overlooking Philly From The Top! Kids and their families will get to meet the Easter Bunny and take part in an egg hunt for prizes, candy and more! This is a BYO-basket event! Come welcome spring by collecting all those pastel eggs! Admission for children ages 3-11 is just $5!


Largest Egg Hunt in Philadelphia
Saturday March 31st 11am-1pm (Rain date April 7th)
Gorgas Park in Roxborough
6300 Ridge Avenue

What’s better than a FREE Easter egg hunt? A free Easter egg hunt with 35,000 candy-filled eggs! Egg hunts will be held every 10 minutes for kids ages 1-2, 3-4, 5-7, and 8-10. The event will also include a petting zoo, balloon animals, face painting, sack races, pony rides, and pictures with the Easter Bunny!
Children must be accompanied by an adult in order to participate. Everything is FREE, except for pony rides, which will be offered for $3/ride.Register at www.phillyegghunt.com to participate and for a chance to win a $200 gift card.

The Stenton Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday March 31st, 1pm – 3pm
Stenton
4601 North 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
215-329-7312

Join the historical Stenton house for their family-friendly fun on Easter Saturday! This event includes an egg hunt, natural egg dyeing, crafts and games! The Egg Hunt begins promptly at 1:00pm; site is open from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. This is a free event; donations are greatly appreciated. Reservations are required as space is limited. All ages are welcome. Baskets are not provided. For more information, please call or email [email protected] Click here to register!

Southwest Center City Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 31st, 10:30am
Julian Abele Park
22nd Street between Montrose & Carpenter

Get your photo with the Easter Bunny for a donation to benefit the park! There will also be a 50/50 Raffle and egg hunt! This event is free but to ensure that there are enough bags for each participant, please register here.

The Great Reading Terminal Market Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday March 31st, 8am – 11am
Reading Terminal Market
51 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Search for hidden eggs throughout the market as part of Reading Terminal Market’s 2nd ever Easter Egg Hunt!

EASTER EATS!

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!
Sunday, March 25th 10am – 12pm
Dave & Buster’s
1995 Franklin Mills Cir,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19154
(215) 632-0333
 
Hop on over to buy your tickets! $20 includes Game Card, Breakfast buffet, Easter Egg Hunt, and pictures with the Easter Bunny! ($15 for Buffet only)

 

 
Easter Bunny Brunch at the Zoo!
Saturday March 31st, and Sunday April 1st at 9:30am and 11:30am
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W Girard Ave,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Celebrate Easter and the start of spring with everyone’s favorite floppy-eared creature, the Easter Bunny! Enjoy a brunch buffet, followed by an Easter egg hunt and photos with Bunny. Other activities include crafts for children of all ages and mingling with live animals.  Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here to purchase tickets!

 

Easter Brunch Buffet at The Twisted Tale
April 1st, 10am – 4pm
The Twisted Tail
509 S 2nd St,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147
(215) 558-2471

The Twisted Tail will be serving a decadent Easter Brunch Buffet with a cornucopia of seasonal brunch items. Highlights include multiple Chef stations: carved Prime Rib, Spring Leg of Lamb, omelets, and waffles. Displayed food will include Bagels and Breakfast Pastries, Smoked Salmon, Shrimp cocktail, Spring vegetables, Fresh Fruit, Seafood Salad, and Mini Desserts. $48 per person and $25 for kids (3-10years) Reservations available by phone at (215) 558-2471 or via OpenTable.

 

Easter Lunch & Dinner Cruise
Sunday, April 1st at 12:30pm and 5:30pm
Spirit of Philadelphia
401 S Christopher Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA

Hop aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia on Easter Sunday for a 3-course buffet style lunch or dinner! On board, you’ll enjoy the scenic views of the Philadelphia skyline, entertainment with DJ music and interactive games, and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. The lunch cruise is 2 hours, and the dinner cruise is 2.5 hours long! Prices range from $32.95 – $73.90. Click here to see the menu, and to register you and your family for an Easter event you’ll never forget!

 

Easter Brunch Aboard the Moshulu
Sunday, April 1st from 10am – 6pm
Penn’s Landing,
401 S. Columbus BLVD
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215.923.2500

Welcome spring and feast on the decadent Easter buffet served aboard the Moshulu! Enjoy all your favorite breakfast items, soup, raw bar, salads, side dishes, entrees and carving stations with an extravagant dessert display. Brunch items until 3 PM. $60 Per Person. $25 Children 2 – 12.  Make your reservation today.

 

Easter Brunch Buffet at Urban Farmer
Sunday, April 1st 8am – 3pm
Urban Farmer Steakhouse
1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway,
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-963-2788

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! Price: $65 per adult, $15 kids 12 and under.

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