Check out Acorn’s top picks for families in New York this Easter. We’ve got you covered, whatever you fancy. Choose from Eggstravaganzas & Hunts, Drop-in play sessions, Lunch with Easter bunny and and much more…
Easter Egg Hunt
What: 3-18yrs. 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. All decorations are provided. Meet the Easter Bunny as you hunt for eggs in a Victorian town house decorated for spring. Refreshments will be served.
Where: Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island, New York.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
What: All ages. This exhibition features experimental works in a vast range of mediums by Chinese-born artists. Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and modern French masterpieces from the Guggenheim’s collection, Explore one of Jackson Pollock’s earliest poured paintings through this interactive exhibition that reveals art conservation techniques.
Where: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Ave, New York
An Eggstraordinary Easter...
What: All ages. Join St. Mary's Recreation Center staff for an eggstra fun afternoon while we hunt for Easter eggs. Free family fun for everyone! Activities include: Bunny Hop Race, face painting, egg painting, egg-ercise Zumba, a relay race, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and an egg toss.
Where: St Mary's Park, Mott Haven, Bronx
Easter Bunny Cupcakes Workshop
What: 5-8yrs. This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together. Join us as we celebrate the best way we know how, by whipping up a fresh batch of oh-so-delicious Bunny Cupcakes complete with cute pink ears and a bright shiny nose. No culinary adventure is complete without an official egg hunt as the secret ingredients in our recipe.
Where: Taste Buds Kitchen NYC, 109 West 27th Street, New York
Easter Egg Hunt
What: 2-12yrs. This is the one day when it’s okay to put all your eggs in one basket! Children hunt for eggs, enjoy arts and crafts, and have photos taken with the Easter Bunny. Please bring your own basket.
Where: Pelham Bay Park, 3505 Bruckner Boulevard, New York
Do Good Friday: The Sound of Music
What: 3-6yrs. The hills are alive with the sound of music! Become your favorite Von Trapp kid and tell us about your “Favorite Things.” Jump on your bike and learn to sing with Do-Re-Mi all around the beautiful countryside! We will make our marionettes and do a “Lonely Goatherd” puppet show. Kids climb every mountain with confidence and joy in this day camp.
Where: Child's Play NY, 3505 Bruckner Boulevard, New York
Splashes of Neon
What: All ages. Bring the whole family to the Rubin Museum for a Sunday afternoon of activities both kids and grownups will enjoy. Drop into the Education Center for some art-making, enjoy family exhibition tour and go on your own thematic gallery search.
Where: Rubin Museum of Art
What: 8-18yrs. Regularly-scheduled family events feature kid-friendly paintings that little fingers can keep up with. The family day events are one of the cheaper options. Kid classes (and parties) are lead by instructors experienced with teaching children.
Where: FinerStudio, East Bronx, New York
There are 9 different categories for all ages for a fun filled month! Download the Acorn app on iOS and Android through this link.