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UPDATED! Your Guide to Erie's Easter Fun

Whether you're looking for Easter fun in Erie or at home, we have ideas for you!

By Kara Murphy March 17, 2021

Looking for all the Easter hoppenings in Erie? You’ve come to the right place! Macaroni Kid Erie has been hopping about collecting all the information on all the ways to celebrate Easter in Erie just for you!

Our goal is to make sure you and your family don’t miss out on any Easter fun in Erie! So here is a list of all the Erie Easter events, crafts, recipes, and fun we can find! We’ll be updating this list often as more events come in, so check back often! 

Special thanks to Flying Monkey Inflata-Park for partnering with Macaroni Kid Erie! You'll find loads of family fun at Flying Monkey Inflata-Park, a locally-owned business! 

Now let's hop to it. Click on the Erie event name or story for more details: 

Please note: This story was last updated with new events and articles March 30, 2021.


🐰2021 Easter Events in Erie🐰

Ongoing:

March 20-April 3

Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt at Millcreek Mall: Get your sheet at the customer service desk and win prizes! Free.

Photos with the Easter Bunny:  Appointments are highly recommended. Photos start at $11.95.

March 20

By DONATION: Dog Easter Egg Hunt and Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny

March 21

Easter Egg Hunt at Legacy Farms

FREE: Sensory Friendly Visit With the Easter Bunny at Millcreek Mall 

March 27

FREE: Easter Egg Hunt at Arby's

By DONATION: Dog Easter Egg Hunt and Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny 

By DONATION: Easter on the Hill at Little Church on the Hill in Albion (Reservations required)

March 28

By DONATION: Easter Egg Hunt at Greene Township Playground (Registration required) 

April 2

FREE & ONLINE: Draw "Bunnies" With Erie Artist Rachel Berlin

April 3

Bits with the Bunny at ExpERIEnce Children's Museum (Registration required)

FREE: Easter Egg Hunt at Wesley Center

FREE: Easter Rock Walk at Erie Parks

Visit the Easter Bunny House at Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society

FREE: Drive-Thru Easter Egg Hunt at Girard Alliance Church 

FREE: Easter Egg-Stravaganza at Federated Church

Spring Egg-Venture Hunt at Erie Zoo (Reservations required)


April 9

FREE: Easter Eggstravaganza at Orphan Angels

April 10

Easter Egg Hunt at Faith Haven Stables 

By DONATION: Easter Egg Hunt at St. Nick's Grove (Registration required) 

Find Out Where You Can Donate Now to Help Fill Erie Children's Easter Baskets


🐰At-Home Easter Fun🐰

Looking for at-home Easter fun ideas in Erie? Here are some of our favorites:

Easter ExpERIEnce Kit-to-Go! From ExpERIEnce Children's Museum

How to Hold A Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt, From a Distance 

How to Make Natural Dyes For Your Easter Eggs

Quick Kitchen Science - Bouncy Egg Experiment

10 Non-Toy Ideas for Your Erie Easter Baskets

Preschool Craft: DIY Bunny Stamp for Easter


🐰Easter Eats🐰


There's nothing better than the food on Easter! But what do with all those eggs? Here are some fun Easter-related recipes from Macaroni Kid Erie and Macaroni Kid EATS!:

Craft a Snack: Egg Funny Faces

Craft a Snack: Make Your Own Bunny Waffles!

Recipes and Ideas for Leftover Hard-Boiled Eggs

3 Easy Easter Treats You Can Make With Your Kids

Food With Imagination: Baby Yoda Deviled Eggs


Thanks to Flying Monkey Inflata-Park for helping to keep Macaroni Kid Erie a free resource for Erie families!


Visit Flying Monkey:

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 4 to 8 p.m. •  Saturdays: noon to 9 p.m. •  Sundays: noon to 6 p.m.

Mention Macaroni Kid Erie at check-in to get 30 minutes additional jump time FREE!

Toddler Time:

Saturdays and Sundays: 10 a.m. to noon

Glow Nights:

The music is thumping and the black lights make everything EVEN MORE FUN! Great for families and kids of all ages!

Fridays: 6 to 8 p.m. •  Saturdays: 6 to 9 p.m.