Easter is a great time to surround yourself with family and friends! There’s always something going on right in your own neighborhood that families can participate in together. Here’s a list of some Top Family-Friendly Easter Events in Connecticut that you may want to include in your plans. Mark your calendars for March 27, and get ready to celebrate this egg-citing holiday.
Lake Quassy Annual Egg Hunt
2132 Middlebury Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 758-2913

Date: April 24, 2016 at 3 p.m.

Lake Quassy is excited to kick off their opening season with tons of family fun and an exciting Easter Egg Hunt adventure on Sunday afternoon. In addition to the egg hunt, the family can enjoy loads of fun with the exciting rides, food, and games for all ages to enjoy. The entire weekend is called the $45 Carload Weekend, where if you can fit up to 10 people in your vehicle, everyone in the car will get an all day pass to take advantage of all of the rides as much as they want, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dino Egg Hunt
The Dinosaur Place
1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike
Oakdale, CT 06370
(860) 443-4367

Date: April 2, 2016 at 10:30 a.m

The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village is preparing for their 6th annual Dino Egg Hunt with Monty the dinosaur on April 2. Scattered about the village are several large and colorful eggs ready and waiting to be found by you, the adventurous child. You can pre-register for this family fun event by calling the village. There is a fee to participate and limited space available. Rain date set for April 9 at the same time.

The 2016 Easter Egg Hunt
New Haven City Park
165 Church St.
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 946-8027

Date: March 19, 2016 at Noon

The 2016 Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 19 at Noon, Downtown on the Green.  They will have 4000 eggs to hunt!  Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given away.  If you would like to help out with this event in any way, please contact Parks & Recreation at 203-946-8027.

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Easter Bunny Fun Day
Connecticut Trolley Musuem
58 North Road
East Windsor, CT 06088
(860) 627-6540

Date: March 26, 2016 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Easter Bunny Fun Day is a day packed full of family fun, where every child will get an Easter Egg with a big surprise on the inside. All around the Museum parents and children can experience and participate in face painting, tattoos, train tables, bubble tables, and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. While you’re there you can also ride the trolley cars and train, and shop for souvenirs in the gift shop..

Egg Your City White Out
Lyman Hall High School
70 Pond Hill Road
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 284-9383

Date: March 26, 2016 at 1 p.m.

Each year several of the Wallingford elementary and middle schools participate in the “Egg Your City” Easter festivities. Schools like Cook Hill Elementary, Moses Y Beach Elementary and Lyman Hall allow their students and their families to experience a day with the Easter Bunny and participate in Easter egg hunts for children. Day activities including games, face painting, picture time with the Easter Bunny and other fun activities will be available. Register by clicking the eventbrite link.

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