For kids, Easter is a time for fun with the family. Although seasonal celebrations may be modified due to the COVID-19 pandemic, children and parents alike will still have plenty of ways to celebrate. Creative kids can enjoy art workshops and build their own bunny-related crafts, while your athletic and active children will love running around outside during an Easter egg hunt.
Whether you’re looking for an egg hunt or some Easter decorating fun, explore this collection of in-person and virtual events in the Baltimore area.
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Hop to It, Kids!: The Online Easter Egg Hunt
This Zoom-based egg hunt was designed for kids ages 10 and older. You can join a public game during the two weeks leading up to Easter or reserve a private session to play with the family at any time.
Tickets cost $19; book online at watsonadventures.com.
Great Eggspectations: The Online Easter Egg Hunt Game
Adults can have some Easter fun, too. This game takes players through a museum-themed egg scavenger hunt live on Zoom.
Tickets cost $19 per person. Book a public or private game online at watsonadventures.com.
Friday, March 26 – Monday, April 5
14th Annual PEEPshow
This year’s event will be presented virtually and in person. Witness artistic creations crafted from the famous Easter marshmallow treats. Vote for your favorite entry.
TownMall of Westminster, 400 N. Center St., Westminster, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. carrollcountyartscouncil.org/peepshow.
Saturday, March 27
Colgate Recreation Council Easter Egg Hunt
At this egg hunt, each age group will have its own separate egg hunt. At the end, every child gets a chocolate bunny as a prize. This event is free of charge. Search for this event on Eventbrite for more information on registration times for each age range.
Colgate Recreation Area, 7628 E. Baltimore St., Baltimore, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Lunch and Easter Egg Hunt
Kids and parents alike will get a chance to eat lunch and dessert outdoors with the Easter Bunny, featuring special appearances from some Paw Patrol and Trolls World Tour characters.
Tickets are $20 for kids and $25 for adults, including food. RSVP on Eventbrite.
Characterville Entertainment LLC, 2131 Espey Court, Suite 3, Crofton, 1-3 p.m. $25 adults, $20 kids. charactervilleentertainment.com.
Egg Hunt and Spring Fling Eggstravaganza
This egg hunt on the farm features goats, cows and other furry friends. Parents will also enjoy the outdoor vendors selling local clothing items or home goods. Search for this event on Eventbrite to purchase tickets.
Moonburn Farms, 1009 Hookers Mill Road, Abingdon. $4
Sunday, March 28
Spring Has Sprung: Trail Adventure and Egg Hunt
Combine an Easter egg hunt with some outdoor fun. Your child will go on a guided trail adventure and play spring-themed games. Sign up on activekids.com.
Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, 1-2 p.m. $10 general public, $7 Robinson Nature Center members. howardcountymd.gov/robinson.
Saturday – Sunday, March 27 – 28 & Saturday, April 3
Strohmer’s Farm Easter Egg Hunt
Enjoy this outdoor egg hunt in a beautiful farm setting. After the hunt, each child will get an Easter bundle to take home.
Strohmer’s Farm, 3501 Hernwood Road, Woodstock, $10. strohmersfarm.com.
Thursday, April 1 – Saturday, April 3
Speakitaly NYC Easter Eggs and Decoration Workshop
Kids of all ages will get new inspiration from this Zoom workshop. You’ll need some eggs, food coloring and any other decorations you want. Tickets start at $25; register on Eventbrite.
Friday, April 2 – Sunday, April 4
Join the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore for this egg-citing event. Kids can collect Easter candies and Mary Sue Easter eggs at socially distanced candy chutes throughout the zoo. The Easter Bunny will also be available for socially distanced photos.
Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, One Safari Place, Baltimore, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free with zoo admission or membership. marylandzoo.org.
Saturday, April 3
Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm Easter Egg Hunt
Hunt for eggs and enjoy arts and crafts. Kids can play in the spring gardens and take photos with the Easter Bunny. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.
Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm, 8109 Telegraph Road, Severn, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. $10. willowoakherbs.com.