NYC – Easter Events 2019 – New York City

Easter this Year of 2019
lands on Sunday, April 21

Annual Easter Parade

Sunday, April 21
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fifth Ave. between 49th and 57th Sts
Wacky hats and other sorts of bonnets are the rage at this annual stroll on 5th Avenue

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Egg Hunts and Fun (mostly for the Kids and one or more for us Older Kids!)

Some items provided by the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation.

Cathedral of St. John the Divine Easter Eggstravaganzaeaster4
April 13 – Two Sessions
Visitors Center
Join them for their popular, annual egg decorating workshop! Children can create colorful patterns on their eggs with tissue paper, glitter, glue, and paint, and build a nest for decorated eggs with twigs, feathers, and clay. Please bring two hard-boiled eggs per child. Recommended for children ages 4 – 8 years old. $10 per child, with…

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EGGstravagant Breakfast or Lunch with the Bunny
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Join them for a special visit; Hot Breakfast Buffet; Easter Egg Hunt; Intimate animal encounters; Ride their carousel with Chuck the Groundhog; Take pics with their Bunny (bring your own camera); more…

Adults: $25 / Non Members: $30
Children 2 and under are FREE

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Egg-celent: An Easter Adventure

Thursday, April 11
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
In celebration of Easter, Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center will host an Alice in Wonderland themed Easter event. Join us to participate in an egg hunt, arts and crafts, face painting,…
Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan

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Senator Roxanne J. Persaud’s Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 13
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
At this Canarsie Park festival, enjoy fun games and activities, light refreshments, free giveaways, and a guest appearance from the Easter Bunny!
East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

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Easter Celebration at Highbridge

Saturday, April 13
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Our Easter Bunny will greet everyone while you participate in the egg hunt, arts and crafts activities, traditional games, and much more!
Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

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It’s My Park at Kivlehan Playground

Thursday, April 18
3:30 – 5:30 pm
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean, beautify and help prepare the park for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

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Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Hop

Friday, April 19
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Come help them hop into Spring! With an afternoon of fun and games for children ages 3 through 13. Activities will include an Eastrer egg hunt, games, music, and dancing at the Bunny Hop.
Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

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An Easter Eggs-perience

Friday, April 19
3:30 – 5:30 pm
They will have an egg hunt, board games, egg designing workshops, and giveaways. Get ready to have a great time!
Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

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Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, April 19
3:30 – 6:00 pm
Join them for a day filled with fun activities that will cheer everyone up and will get everyone closer to the Easter Holiday. You will be able to engage in a variety of…
J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

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WBO Spring Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join them for an egg hunt, sack races, arts and crafts, carnival games, face painting, fitness demos, a visit from the bunny, and much more!
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

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Spring in Richmond Town

Saturday, April 20
12:00 – 4:00 pm
Fantastic food trucks, live music, Maypole dance, an Easter Egg Hunt, and more make Springtime at Historic Richmond Town the event to ring in the Spring!
Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island

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Spring Celebration and Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 21
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Join them on Easter as we celebrate Spring in Morningside Park with an Egg Hunt, music, and entertainment for the whole family.
115th Street BBQ area (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

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Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 21
1:30 – 3:30 pm
First Quincy is happy to host an Easter Egg Hunt this Easter! Please bring 10 plastic eggs filled with goodies (nut-free) per child that is participating.
First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

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Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 21
2:00 – 6:00 pm
Melrose New Generation Community Garden is having an Easter event with egg painting, coloring and craft, music and dancing, and an Easter egg hunt!
Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx

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Everything below is from the past year(s). More will be quickly updated.

More updates on the way!

 

TNF’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Bunny Fun 2018 at Sakura Park
Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
North Riverside Drive
Across from Riverside Church

NYSoM 6th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
March 31, 2018, 12:00 – 3:30 pm
Target East Harlem Community Garden, 417 East 117th St between First Ave and Pleasant Ave

  • Easter Egg Hunt (Groups of 15 Children participate in the hunt every 10 Minutes; There will be 20 Hunts Altogether; First Come First Served: Tickets Do Not Guarantee A Slot in the Hunt)
    Easter Egg Painting (300 Eggs Available for Painting First Come First Served; Tickets Do Not Guarantee An Egg For Painting)
    Easter Crafts & Activities
  • Pictures W/ The Easter Bunny!
  • Looney Tunes Character Garden
  • & Much More

Historic Richmond Town’s Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 31
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island
Bring an egg carton to decorate in high Victorian style, transforming it into a festive egg-holder which can hold up to 6 candy-filled eggs.

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 31
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx
Eggstra-ordinary fun will be had by all, including obstacle courses, arts and crafts and, of course, our annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Wyckoff Farmhouse Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 31
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn
Join them for an Easter Egg Hunt at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum.

WBO Spring Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 31
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx
Their annual Spring Egg Hunt is back! Take part in a variety of activities including carnival games, arts & crafts, potato sack races, Urban Park Rangers, a visit from the Bunny…

Barnyard Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 31
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens
Try your luck at egg tossing and egg rolling games; visit our farm animals and take a hayride! Food vendors will be on the farm all day.

Family Art Project: Pastel Eggs in Watercolors
Saturday, March 31 & April 1
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
Listen to the story An Egg is Quiet, by Dianna Hutts Aston, and make your own poetic painting with wax-resists in colors of pastel, speckled eggs.

 

The Annual Easter Eggstravaganza in Central Park
Sorry Folks, but it remains to be seen whether this event will ever be taking place again.
But please look below and elsewhere on this page for other related items.

 

Other Holy Easter Services Elsewhere:

At Marble Collegiate Church in midtown Manhattan

Easter Sunday with Marble Collegiate Church

Sunday, April 21, 2019
9:00 – 10:15 am, 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Marble Collegiate Church presents its annual celebration of Easter Sunday with two worship services.

Easter Labyrinth Walks

1:00 – 3:00 pm

Add this special walking meditation to your Easter celebration! A facilitator will be available to help guide you and answer questions, while allowing you the space to walk in your own way…

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At Cathedral of St. John the Divine

1047 Amsterdam Ave, New York

Maundy Thursday Choral Eucharist & Stripping of the Altar

Thursday, April 18, 7:00 pm

In the Maundy Thursday liturgy, we commemorate the Last Supper and the tradition of the Mandatum novum (New …

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The Inferno of Dante Alighieri: A Reading

Thursday, April 18, 9:15 pm

The Inferno, the opening section of Dante Alighieri’s medieval masterpiece the Divine Comedy, begins on the …

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Good Friday Liturgy

Friday, April 19, 12:00 pm

A traditional Good Friday observance, which uses Victoria’s Passion, sung by the Cathedral Choir, to tell th…

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Stations of the Cross or Via Crucis

Friday, April 19, 2:30 – 4:30 pm

Readings, in Spanish and English, and congregational chanting and hymns take participants through twelve sta…

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Stations of the Cross

Friday, April 19, 7:00 pm

Travel through the stations of the Cross with organ improvisations by Artist in Residence David Briggs medit…

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Good Friday Improvisations with David Briggs

Friday, April 19, 7:00 pm

Artist in Residence David Briggs, one of the world’s greatest improvisers, offers a concert of improvisations on the Seven Last Words of Christ, together with readings and poe…

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The Great Vigil of Easter & Holy Eucharist

Saturday, April 20, 7:00 pm

Beginning in total darkness, the congregation joins the clergy in illuminating the Cathedral by candlelight, as we observe the Paschal mystery—the passage from darkness…

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Holy Eucharist

Sunday, April 21, 8:00 am

The Sacrament of Holy Eucharist, celebrated with a sermon using the Book of Common Prayer.

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Festal Eucharist for Easter Day

Sunday, April 21, 11:00 am

The Cathedral will be brimming, as we sing together great hymns for Easter with glorious brass accompaniment. The Cathedral Choirs sing and the Bishop of New York celebrates a…

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Trinity Church

At Wall Street and Broadway in Lower Manhattan

Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 18
5:30 pm
St. Paul’s Chapel

All-Night Vigil Before the Blessed Sacrament
8:30 pm Thursday – 8:15 am Friday
Trinity Church, Chapel of All Saints

The Liturgy of Good Friday
Friday, April 19
8:15 am
Trinity Church, Chapel of All Saints

The Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday
Friday, April 19
12:05 pm
St. Paul’s Chapel

Holy Saturday
The Liturgy of Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 20
9:00 am
Trinity Church, Chapel of All Saints

The Great Vigil of Easter
Saturday, April 20
8:00 pm
St. Paul’s Chapel

Easter Day
Easter Festival Eucharist
Sunday, April 21
8:00 am
St. Paul’s Chapel
A simple and festive celebration of the Eucharist. The Rev. Elizabeth Blunt preaches.

Easter Festival Choral Eucharist
Sunday, April 21
9:00 am
Trinity Church, Chapel of All Saints
A festive celebration of the Eucharist with Easter hymns and other music. The Rev. Phillip Jackson preaches.

Easter Festival Eucharist for Families with Children
Sunday, April 21
9:15 am
St. Paul’s Chapel
A simple and festive celebration of the Eucharist with Easter hymns, with a focus on families with children. The Rev. Dr. William Lupfer preaches. Hymns and music by members of the Trinity Youth Chorus, St. Paul’s Chapel Choir, and NOVUS NY Brass and Percussion. Followed by an egg hunt, music, and refreshments.

Easter Festival Choral Eucharist
Sunday, April 21
11:15 am
St. Paul’s Chapel
A festive celebration of the Eucharist with Easter hymns and other music by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and St. Paul’s Chapel Choir, Trinity Youth Chorus, and NOVUS NY Brass. The Rev. Dr. William Lupfer preaches. Followed by an egg hunt, music, and refreshments.

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