Easter Egg Hunts




 Riverfront Park In Glastonbury
on Saturday, March 28, at 10 a.m.
Hunt for more than 6,000 eggs. Every egg contains a treat (donated by Appalchian Trails) or a prize for you and your dog. Games, activities and face painting. Dogs must be on leash and up-to-date rabies tag or certification. No agressive dogs please. Admission is $10 per dog. Information: 860-652-7679.

Westchester Congregational Church in Colchester
Saturday, March 28, at 9:30 a.m.
Egg hunt  for preschoolers through kids in Grade 5. Held rain, snow or shine. Bring a basket or bag. Prizes for finding the golden eggs. Information: 860-267-0480.

Ray of Light Farm in East Haddam
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28
The Easter Bunny will be onsite from , at the, during regular pony ride hours. $10 per child. Information: http://rayoflightfarm.com

Village Gate in Farmington’s
Saturday, March 28, at 10:30 a.m.
Third annual egg hunt on , includes candy-filled eggs, refreshments and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Bring baskets . Reservations: 860-676-8626, villagegateoffarmington.com.

Stew Lenord’s
Tuesday, March 31
The store hosts a free Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza starting at 4 p.m.. Children age 8 and under will be given a map of Stew Leonard’s and a bag to collect eggs from costumed characters throughout the store, including Wow the Cow, Cynthia Chick, and Daphne Duck among others. Each egg contains prizes ranging from candy and board games to toys and gift cards. Please note: some of the candy included in the eggs may contain peanuts. Information: stewleonards.com.

The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks
April 3 from 11 to 11:30 a.m.
Easter egg hunt  for ages 1 through 10. One adult is permitted to assist children ages 1 through 6. Limit of five eggs per child; parents are requested to monitor, observe and take photos, but encourage the kids to find eggs on their own; all participants need to bring their own bag/basket. Strollers will not be allowed in the hunt areas. The Easter Bunny will pose with kids for pictures from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; cameras are encouraged. Activities also include open cockpits and the museum’s Flight Sim Spot. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $12 ages 12 and up, $11 seniors age 65 and up and $6.50 for ages 4 to 11. Children under 3 are free. Information: neam.org or 860-623-3305.
The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic
April 3
 Woodland trail egg hunt on . Bring your eggs back to the Creation Stations to paint and decorate. Meet the wild Easter Bunny and have a few sweet treats. Bring your own basket to collect eggs. Participants limited to three eggs each. For ages 1 through 10. Start times are 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. $10 members; $13 nonmembers. Registration required: 860-536-1216 and dpnc.org.

Washington Park in Meriden
Saturday, April 4
Five thousand Easter eggs will be dropped from a helicopter for kids of all ages to scramble. Registration for a chance to win a new bike is at 2 p.m.; the drop is at 2:30 p.m. Refreshments available. The event is free.

 Farmington Miniature Golf & Ice Cream Parlor’s 19th annual hunt
Saturday, April 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
More than 15,000 eggs filled with chocolate and prizes are part of the fun  Hunt times are 11:15 a.m. for kids 2 and under; noon, 3 and 4 years old; 12:45 p.m. for 5 and 6 year olds; and 1:15 p.m. for 7, 8 and 9 year olds. Cost is a $1 donation to the Our Companions Domestic Animal Sanctuary. Family activities include free face painting, a free bounce house, $2 tie-dye vanilla ice cream cones and pictures with the Easter Bunny ($3 with your camera (which benefites the animal sanctuary; $5 with ours.) 860-677-0118 and farmingtonminiaturegolf.com.

New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park,
Saturday, April 4
hosts two egg hunts Saturday, April 4, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 10:45 a.m. for ages 4 and under; and 11:45 a.m. for ages 5 to 10. Kids also can hear a story in the gazebo, visit with the rabbits, make crafts, and explore the center. $5. 860-827-9064 and. newbritainyouthmuseum.org.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk
April 4, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
offers families an Egg-straordinary Egg-stravaganza . Benedict the Egg hosts the event, challenging visitors to egg rolls and other events. Included with admission: $15 adults and children; $10 for seniors. Children under 1 are free. Information: steppingstonesmuseum.org.

Olde Mistick Village in Mystic
April 4
hosts an egg hunt . Mr. Bunny will be in the Gazebo from noon to 1 p.m. on the Village green for a special egg and hug for those ages 2 and younger. The “older” kids will have their chance to search for eggs in the Apple Orchard. The schedule is 3-year-olds hunt for eggs at noon; 4-year-olds at 12:15; 5-7 year olds at 12:30; and 8 to 10 year olds at 12:45. In the event of rain, all eggs will be available at the Gazebo. Information: oldemistickvillage.com.

The Dinosaur Place in Oakdale
April 11 at 10:30 a.m
is having their annual Dino Egg Hunt . Hunt for thousands of dinosaur eggs in the Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village and win Dino-themed prizes. Say hello to the Easter Bunny after the hunt. Registration: 860-443-4367; naturesartvillage.com.

Tanger Outlets Westbrook
April 4 at noon,
hosts a free egg hunt  open to children 12 years of age and under. Age groups are as follows: up to age 3; 4 to 7; and 8 through 12. Several stores including Williams Sonoma, Old Navy, Pepperidge Farm, New Balance, and VF Outlet, will be sponsoring games and activities immediately following the egg hunt: cookie decorating, egg decorating, coloring contests and more. Details and instructions will be provided at the hunt. Information: tangeroutlets.com.

April 18Lyman Orchards in Middlefield

hosts an apple hunt in a hay maze on April 18 for kids 1 to 10 years old (rain date is April 19). Other activities include a magic show, face painting and free photos with the Easter Bunny. All advance registrants receive a Easter Apple Hunt T-shirt. One parent may accompany children ages 6 and under into the maze. Information:lymanorchards.com.

Family Easter EGGStravaganza
  Sat, 04/04/2015 Time:  2:00 p.m.
 Round Hill Community House
Families are invited to Round Hill Community House to create Easter crafts, learn about the symbols of Easter, enjoy snacks and sing festive songs with Patrick Sweeney. This is a free event.
Easter Bunny Trains at Danbury Railway Museum
Sat, 03/28/2015
Celebrate Easter at the Danbury Railroad Museum with your family! You and your kids will enjoy rides, face painting, coloring, model layouts, toys and visits with the Easter Bunny!!
Easter Bunny Trolley at Shore Line Trolley Museum
Date:  Sat, 03/28/2015  Time:  10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Families will ride a 100-year-old beautifully restored trolley to meet the Easter Bunny! There will be springtime crafts too! Plan on spending about an hour at the museum to visit the Bunny, complete the crafts and take lots of pictures!
Easter Bunny Fun Day at the Connecticut Trolley Museum
Sat, 04/04/2015 Time:  10 am – 4:30 pm
Spend the day with the Easter Bunny at the CT Trolley Museum! Activities include egg hunts, games, crafts, face painting, rides, bubbles and MORE!
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Barnes Nature Center
Fri, 04/03/2015 Time:  10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Kids bring your favorite basket for an open field Easter Egg Hunt and fun kids activities. Exchange a plastic egg for a prize. Rent a baby chick for 1 week. Inclement weather cancels egg hunt only.
 Easter Festival and Egg Hunt Harvest Moon Farm and Orchards
Sun, 03/29/2015 Time:  check website for times
Join us for a day of outdoor fun for ages 1-9. There will be a special visit from the Easter Bunny, pony rides, bounce house, hayrides and animals to visit. Check website for registration information. PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED
Easter Fun at Quassy Amusement Park!
Sat, 04/25/2015 Time:  12 – 6 pm
Annual Egg Hunt for prizes at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 26. Spirit Song on the Carousel Theatre stage both days starting at noon and meet and greets with Peter Rabbit!
BARNYARD EASTER EGG HUNT at Queens County Farm Museum

 Sat, 04/04/2015 Time:  12 pm – 4 pm
Meet Whiskers the Bunny at this celebrated event for kids! Egg hunts will be ongoing in the orchard throughout the day. Try your luck at egg tossing & egg rolling games, dance the Bunny Hop, visit our farm animals and take a hayride.
The Great Egg Hunt & Spring Celebration
 Fri, 03/27/2015 Times varies. Please see their websites for  sessions
These Egg Hunt programs are for smaller groups (approx. 25 per hunt) and ages 2-10 years old. Also, they are BYOB (Bring Your Own Basket). Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance.
Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza Center at Fairfield: Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center
 Sat, 04/04/2015 10-11:30 am and 1-2:30 p.m.
Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza, Sat. April 4, Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield