Easter

The Steel Pier is just one of many places hosting Easter events for families in Atlantic City.

DAVE GRIFFIN / FOR THE PRESS

Baby chicks and little bunnies are everywhere, which can only mean Easter is near and your favorite bunny is here. No need to hop on down the bunny trail in search of Easter revelries, this guide has the festivities at your fingertips. Spring looks good on Atlantic County.

Hammonton Library will host a crafts night from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 13, inviting kids 12 and older to make an adorable sock bunny Easter decoration. This event is free and all materials will be provided. Registration is requested. 451 S. Egg Harbor Road in Hammonton. Go to Atlantic Library.org.

Downtown Hammonton will transform into an Easter Eggstravaganza from 1 to 3 p.m on Friday, April 14. Meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy games and prizes including the Great Egg Drop at the Toy Market. Located at Main Street in Hammonton. Go to Downtown Hammonton.com.

DiDonato’s Family Fun Center invites you to hop on board their Easter Eggspress Train. From 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 14, and 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 15, the Easter Bunny will greet guests, with egg hunts and treats for all. Tickets are $9.95. 1151 S. White Horse Pike. Go to DiDonatoFunCenter.com.

Sahl’s Father and Son Farm will host their first-ever Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 14 and 15 (with a rain date on April 17). There will be plenty of prizes and many other farm activities. Tickets for egg hunters are $10 and non-hunters are $5. Hot food will be available for purchase. 420 W. Pestalozzi Street in Galloway. Go to FatherSon Farm.com.

From 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Pleasantville Park will have three fields of Easter fun. Kids from 1 to 12 are invited, and there are activities planned for toddlers to ‘tweens. This event is free and registration is not required. Bring your own basket. 701 W. Park Ave. in Pleasantville. Call 609-484-3627.

From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Greentree Church will host their great egg hunt. Children 2 to 10 are invited to participate in the free egg hunt with over 3,000 eggs. There will also be a separate sensory friendly egg hunt for children with special needs in a separate area of the church. This event will be held rain or shine in the Family Life Center and on the church grounds. Children should bring a basket to collect eggs and must be accompanied by an adult. 125 Schoolhouse Road between Zion Road (Route 615) and Somers Point/Mays Landing Road (Route 519) in Egg Harbor Township. Go to Greentree.org.

From 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, enjoy the Easter Bunny Garden Party at The Hamilton Mall where the Center Court will feature free face painting, balloon art are much more. The Easter Bunny will also be at the mall for pictures from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Price varies based on package. 4403 Black Horse Pike in Mays Landing. Go to ShopHamilton.com.

Enjoy a delicious Boardwalk Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Hard Rock Cafe from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Steel Pier has partnered with the Hard Rock to keep this annual tradition going while the Observation Wheel is being built and rides are under construction. Each child will also receive a voucher for a free ride wristband to be used during the 2017 regular season. Breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, hash browns, fresh fruit, cookies and brownies, coffee, tea, orange juice and milk. Tickets must be purchased in advanced on Steel Pier’s website. Adults are $15 and include breakfast only. Children 12 and under are $12 and include breakfast and the free ride wristband voucher. Be sure to print and bring your ticket confirmation with you to the Hard Rock on the day of the event. Then partake in the Easter Best Dressed Contest on Sunday, with registration at noon. Come in your Easter best to stroll the boards in front of Steel Pier. Press of A.C. Director of Entertainment Publications Scott Cronick will emcee the event. The contest is open to boys and girls 12 and younger, the best bonnet and the best-dressed family. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance, so bring your camera. The official contest begins at 1:30 p.m. The Kiddie Land Rides will be open, but due to construction the larger rides are closed. 1000 Boardwalk in Atlantic City. Go to Steel Pier.com.

From 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday the Easter Bunny will be at Fred and Ethel’s Lantern Light Tavern in The Historic Town of Smithville for a special Bunny Breakfast. You can also catch the Colonial Bunny from noon to 5 p.m. strolling the shops on Saturday and Sunday. At 1 p.m. on Sunday, don your Easter best and stroll the Village Shops in the Easter Parade. This event is free and open to the public. Awards will be given for best outfits. 1 N. New York Road in Galloway. Go to HistoricSmithville.com.

The Easter Bunny will hide eggs then do brunch at Greate Bay Country Club. Served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., brunch includes selections such as waffle and carving stations, traditional breakfast favorites and more. Choose between two Easter Egg Hunts at 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. And enjoy a guest appearance from the busy bunny himself. Brunch is $36.95 for adults, $32.95 for members, $12.95 for children 4 to 12 and free for children 3 and under. Reservations are required. 901 Mays Landing Road in Somers Point. Go to GreateBayCountry Club.com.

Enjoy a traditional Easter Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday at Mays Landing Country Club. Fill your plate with items such as roast cherry smoked ham, pecan encrusted salmon, chicken francaise, eggs and more. Kids will get to meet the Easter Bunny and should bring their baskets for an Easter egg hunt. The price is $32.95 for adults, $30.95 for members, $15.50 for children and free for children 3 and under. 1855 Cates Road in Mays Landing. Go to Mays LandingGolf.com.

Join the Easter Bunny for a scrumptious brunch at The Atlantic City Country Club from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m on Sunday. Selections include an imported and domestic cheese display, traditional breakfast favorites, a carving station, a children’s station, an omelet station and more. The price is $39.95 for adults, $17.95 for children 12 and under and free for children 3 and under. Reservations are required. 1 Leo Fraser Drive in Northfield. Go to ACCountryClub.com.

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