The Easter Bunny will be hopping around Long Island this weekend, which means photos, parades, brunches and egg hunts abound.

Photos with the Easter Bunny

Roosevelt Field

630 Old Country Rd., Uniondale

Take photos with the Easter Bunny now through March 31 (times vary), located in the “Spring Garden,” North Court at Roosevelt Field mall and on Easter Sunday, children get a special treat.

Cost Photo packages start at $39.99, for reservations:

More info, 516-742-8000 

Green Acres Mall 

Sunrise Highway, Valley Stream

Visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 29-March 30, near Forever 21. 

Vanessa Mellilo of Commack, checks out the eggs she collected...

Vanessa Mellilo of Commack, checks out the eggs she collected during the Easter Egg Hunt at Milleridge Inn on Broadway in Jericho in April 2019. Credit: Jeff Bachner

Cost Packages start at $39.99 with reservations starting at $19.99 to be used toward the photo package cost

More info, 516-561-1157 

Walt Whitman Shops

160 Walt Whitman Rd., Huntington Station

Smile for the camera with the Easter Bunny at Center Court through March 30 (times vary).

Freya Engdahl, from Brooklyn, holds the hand of the Easter...

Freya Engdahl, from Brooklyn, holds the hand of the Easter Bunny before the start of the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce's Annual Easter Bonnet Parade along Main Street in Sag Harbor. Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Cost Packages start at $39.99, for reservations:

More info, 631-271-1741


1701 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore

Take pictures with the Easter Bunny through March 30.

Cost Packages start at $39.99, for reservations

Bryson Brathwaite, and his sister, Cataleya Guzman, of Bellport, pose...

Bryson Brathwaite, and his sister, Cataleya Guzman, of Bellport, pose with Buster the Easter Bunny in Coram.  Credit: Philana Aiken

More info, 631-665-8600

Smith Haven Mall

313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove

Take photos with the Easter Bunny at the Bunny Garden in Center Court, now through March 30 (times vary) at Smith Haven Mall.

Cost Photo packages start at $39.99, for reservations:

More info, 631-724-1433

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Orient Point...

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Orient Point State Park on April 1, 2023. PHoto Credit: Long Island State Parks Credit: Long Island State Parks State Pa/Long Island State Parks

Buster the Bunny at Phenomenal Reflections Selphy and Portrait Studio

Three89, 389 Middle Country Rd., Coram

 Take photos with a chocolate Easter Bunny during 15-minute sessions daily through April 9.

Cost Packages start at $40; must register in advance 

More info, 631-578-0097

Easter egg hunts

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery

1660 Rte. 25A, Cold Spring Harbor

William Stack, 4, of Bethpage, N.Y., gathers eggs at the...

William Stack, 4, of Bethpage, N.Y., gathers eggs at the Cold Spring Fish Hatchery and Aquarium Annual Easter Egg Hunt, on Saturday, April 2, 2022, in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. Credit: Corey Sipkin

Participate in one of the 20-minute egg hunt sessions scheduled throughout the day March 29-30.

Cost $12 per child through age 6, $5 helper siblings ages 7-12, $7 adults

More info, 516-692-6768

Egg Scramble at Adventureland

2245 Broad Hollow Rd., Farmingdale

Kids receive a treat bag with Easter eggs and a coupon book for vendor tables scattered around the property, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 30 (rain date: April 6).

William Stack, of Bethpage, gathers eggs at the Cold Spring...

William Stack, of Bethpage, gathers eggs at the Cold Spring Fish Hatchery and Aquarium annual Easter Egg Hunt in April 2022. Credit: Corey Sipkin

Cost Tickets in advance online: $39.50 for adults; $49.50 ages 2-24; parking is free and admission ticket includes access to all the rides.

More info, 631-694-6868

Montauk Eggstravaganza 

742 Montauk Hwy., Montauk

The event features games, an egg hunt and a chance to win prizes, 11 a.m. March 30 on the Montauk Green. Easter baskets and bunny ears are given to children ages 10 and younger.

Cost Free 

Spectators look at vintage cars during the annual Easter Sunday...

Spectators look at vintage cars during the annual Easter Sunday Vintage Car Parade presented by the Garden City Chamber of Commerce. Credit: Barry Sloan

More info, 631-668-2428

Decker's Nursery 

841 Pulaski Rd., Greenlawn

Meet Peter Rabbit as he hosts an egg hunt on April 1 where you can win prizes. The hunt is separated by age groups: group hunts start 9 to 9:45 a.m. (for ages 3-5); 9:10 to 9:45 a.m. (for ages 6-8) and 10:15 to 11 a.m. (for ages 9-11).

Cost Free

More info, 631-261-1148

Spectators look at vintage cars during the annual Easter Sunday...

Spectators look at vintage cars during the annual Easter Sunday Vintage Car Parade presented by the Garden City Chamber of Commerce. Credit: Barry Sloan

White Post Farms

250 Old Country Rd., Melville

Visit with the Easter Bunny (take your own pictures), join an egg hunt, visit the bunny holding station, see a magic show and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 29-31.

Cost $29.95 

More info, 631-351-9373

Egg hunt at Cathedral of the Incarnation 

36 Cathedral Ave., Garden City

Kids can hunt for eggs from 10 to 11 a.m. March 31.

Cost Free

More info, 516-746-2955

Easter Egg Hunt at Caroline Episcopal Church 

1 Dyke Rd., Setauket

The festive event features a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny, face painting, crafts and more, 10-11:30 a.m. March 30. Bring your own basket to collect eggs.

Cost Free

More info, 631-941-4245

Events and parades

Crazy Hat Parade in Bellport 

161 South Country Rd.

Join the Easter Crazy Hat Parade, meet at 11:30 a.m. March 30 in front of the Bellport Fire Department and at noon marching steps off on South Country Road. The Bellport Fire Department and its antique fire truck leads the way, traveling to the Village Gazebo off Bell Street. Take photos with the Easter Bunny at the gazebo and eggs with prizes will be given out.

Cost Free

More info, 631-438-1713

Port Jefferson Chamber Easter Parade and Egg Hunt

412 Main St.

Join an old-fashioned Easter bonnet parade at noon March 31 in Port Jefferson. The parade starts in front of Theatre Three, Main Street and concludes at the Port Jefferson Village Center. An Easter egg hunt for ages 2-8 follows at 12:15 p.m. on the Great Lawn at Harborfront and Children's Park.

Cost Free

More info, 631-473-1414

Easter Market Extravaganza at Samanea Mall

1500 Old Country Rd., Westbury

The Easter Bunny will be hopping around for a meet and greet and pictures with children from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 30. The event will also feature an egg hunt with princesses and inflatable bounce houses.

Cost Free admission; fees apply for certain activities; Get tickets in advance on

More info 516-643-4008, 

Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor

395 Main St.

The Sag Harbor Lions Club holds an Easter egg hunt at noon March 31. The park is located at the intersection of Main Street and Jermain Avenue, on the south side of the village.

Cost Free

More info 

Garden City Easter Vintage Car Parade

Franklin Avenue, west on Seventh Street

Watch as collectible, classic and antique cars and trucks parade down Franklin Avenue, west on Seventh Street, 1 to 3 p.m. March 31. Before the parade, classic car participants gather in parking lot Field 9E east side of Franklin Avenue between Ninth and 11th streets at 9 a.m. 

Cost Free to watch; To enter classic car: $20 early registration, $25 day of

More info, 516-746-7724

Mitchell Park 

115 Front St., Greenport

The family-friendly event includes activities and an egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. (for ages 2-5); 11:30 a.m. (for ages 6-7) March 30.

Cost Free

More info, 631-477-0248

Brunch, lunch or dinner with the Easter Bunny 

Brunch at Dee's Nursery 

69 Atlantic Ave., Oceanside

Celebrate Easter with Mother Goose and the Easter Bunny at Dee’s Nursery at 9 a.m., March 30. Children can feast on mini bagels, fruit bowls and mini muffins. Activities include spring crafts, an egg hunt and a story read by Mother Goose. 

Cost $129.99 per table, maximum four children per table; adults free. Reservations required

More info, 516-678-3535 

Breakfast and dinner at Milleridge Inn

585 North Broadway, Jericho

Breakfast: Bring the kids for an Easter breakfast buffet, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance for pictures. Face painting and balloon twisting also available. 

Cost $52.95, $32.95 ages 3-12; reservations required

Dinner: Enjoy a prix fixe menu or buffet, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 31. Menu items include brunch favorites (11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.), pan-roasted Atlantic salmon, oven-roasted turkey, a chilled seafood bar, penne alla vodka, and more. Children’s menu includes hot dogs, chicken tenders, French fries and macaroni and cheese. Activities include an egg hunt, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting and balloon twisting.

Cost Prix fixe menu is $69.95, $39.05 ages 2-12, buffet is $75.95, $42.95 ages 2-12; Reservations required.

More info, 516-931-2201 

Lunch at Bayville Adventure Park 

8 Bayville Ave, Bayville

Hop on over for lunch with the Easter Bunny, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 30-31. Menu items include chicken fingers, pasta, a grilled cheese sandwich, an ice cream sundae and more. Arts and crafts, an Easter Egg Hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available.

Cost $36.75, $24.75 children under 10. Rides not included in price

More info, 516-624-7433 

Brunch at Long Island Aquarium 

431 E. Main St., Riverhead

Enjoy Easter brunch at the aquarium, 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m. March 31 in the waterfront Sea Star Ballroom featuring traditional brunch fare, a craft station for the kids and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Visit the aquarium before or after brunch and participate in the Penguin Scavenger Egg Hunt.

Cost $77.58 ages 13 and older, $41.35 ages 3-12, $10.35 ages 2 and younger. Admission to the aquarium is included in the brunch fee.

More info, 631-208-9200 

Brunch at East Wind

5720 NY-25A, Wading River

Celebrate Easter from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 31 with a gourmet brunch buffet complete with a kids’ station in the Grand Ballroom. The Easter Bunny will be present for pictures.

Cost $74.95, $34.95 ages 3-10

More info, 631-929-3500

Easter meal for kids at Applebee’s

2660 Sunrise Hwy., Bellmore; 684 Sunrise Hwy., Baldwin; 300 Motor Pkwy., Brentwood; 938 S. Broadway, Hicksville; 3870 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Bohemia; 105 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Commack

Celebrate Easter with a complimentary meal for kids 12 and under (limit two kids per adult) March 31 at participating Applebee’s locations with the purchase of an adult entrée. Kids menu includes mac and cheese, tacos, pizza and more.

Cost Must purchase one adult entrée

More info, Bellmore: 516-783-9014 ; Baldwin: 516-442-0580 ; Brentwood: 631-231-4190 ; Hicksville: 516-932-3780 ; Bohemia: 631-981-5090 ; Commack: 631-858-2500

Brunch at Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas

1002 Old Country Rd., Garden City
Enjoy a brunch buffet, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 31 complete with traditional breakfast fare like French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon and muffins. Menu items also include rigatoni Bolognese, salmon, Margherita pizza, chicken fingers and more. Herbal tea, Italian coffee and alcoholic beverages are available.

Cost $39, $15 ages 12 and under
More Info, 516-228-5400

Buffet at Fox Hollow

7725 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury

Kids can take pictures with the Easter Bunny and enjoy a buffet at 11 a.m. March 31. The buffet features chicken fingers, cheese pizza, pulled pork and sliders.

Cost $84.95, $33.95 ages 2 to 11 Advanced purchase required. Price doesn’t include taxes and service fee. Call for reservations.

More info, 516-921-1415

Buffet at The Mansion

200 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove

Dine with the Easter Bunny from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 31. The buffet feast includes seven stations: continental, breakfast, salad bar, carving, fish, pasta, dessert and a kids’ station. There will also be an egg hunt from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost $59, $32 ages 3-10

More info, 516-751-5623

Dinner at Desmond's Restaurant 

5720 NY-25A, Wading River

The three-course dinner from 1 to 6 p.m. March 31 features jumbo shrimp cocktail, lamb shank, brownie Sunday and more.

Cost $69.95 per person; $50 deposit required

More info, 631-846-2335

Compiled By Nyasia Spencer and Lynn Petry


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