If your family is on the hunt for some local Easter activities, hunt no longer! There are lots of spring celebrations being held over the next week right here in the community.
Easter Bunny at Smith’s Candies
What: Local families can say hi to the Easter Bunny while shopping for sweet Easter basket treats. Visits are free. Find more information here.
Where: 114 W. Lincoln Ave., Myerstown
When: The Easter Bunny will be there Friday, March 26 from 4-6 p.m., Saturday, March 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Friday, April 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Bunker Hill Fire Company
What: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny includes all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage and an Easter egg hunt! The cost is $7 for ages 11 and up, $4 for ages 4-10, and ages 3 and under are free. Find more information here.
Where: 434 S. Lancaster St., Bunker Hill
When: On March 27, breakfast begins at 8 a.m. and egg hunt will follow at 10:30 a.m. at the Mill Street Park.
Pancake Breakfast and Egg Hunt at Zion United Methodist Church
What: Families with kids up to 5th grade can enjoy a pancake breakfast, followed by an egg hunt for infants. Socially distanced dine-in options will be available or carry out. Please follow CDC guidelines for social distancing and the wearing of masks. Bring your own basket. There is no change but donations will be accepted at the breakfast.
Where: 22 E. Main Ave., Myerstown
When: March 27, breakfast 8-10 a.m., egg hunt for infants through 5th grade at 10 a.m. Rain date is April 4.
Spring BYOC with Real Bunnies at Something Borrowed Events
What: Something Borrowed Events will host a Spring BYOC (Bring Your Own Camera) with bunnies! All you have to do is bring your kiddos and a camera! There will be people to take your photo, help position your kids, and make silly faces to capture the attention of little ones! The best part is, all of your pictures will go home with you, that day, on your own camera! There will be two scenes: the Flower Stand and the Mini Floral Hoop. Each slot is a fifteen-minute session with props and adorable bunnies. It is $20 for each individual scene or $35 if you sign up for both. Sign-ups are required. Find more information here.
Where: 27 Valley Dr., Jonestown
When: March 27, 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Easter Egg Hunt at Myerstown Community Pool
What: Local Myerstown families with children up to age 11 are invited to the Myerstown Community Pool for the annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Myerstown Borough. The event is free. Find more information here.
Where: 501 S. Railroad St., Myerstown
When: March 27, 10 a.m. Rain date is April 3.
Spring Fling on the Farm
What: Make and “adopt” an animal, hunt Easter Eggs, get your face painted, and pet goats! The egg hunt for 1-5-year-olds will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 6-11-year-olds at 11 a.m. The cost is $35/child which includes Build a Best Friend party, family hayride, egg hunt, goat petting, and face painting. Registration is required. Bring cash – a local teenager will be selling baked goods to offset her costs for her softball championships. Each animal is 16″ and comes with stuffing, a heart to wish on, an adoption certificate, an animal T-shirt to color, and a drawstring bag. Mask wearing is a personal family choice while on the farm. At all 2021 events, Batz Farm will be collecting new puzzles and coloring books for Caitlin’s Smiles if you choose to bring any. Rain date is April 3 at the same time. Visit the website for more info.
Where: Batz Farm, 45 Bullfrog Rd, Grantville
When: March 27, 10:30 a.m. Rain date is April 3.
Photos with the Easter Bunny at Chocolate World
What: Take a photo with the Easter Bunny when he hops into Hershey. Visit the website for more info.
Where: Chocolate World, 101 Chocolate World Way, Hershey
When: March 27-28, April 3-4
Egg Hunt at Victory Christian Fellowship
What: Families with kids age 2-10 are invited to an egg hunt. Children are encouraged to bring their own basket/bag. The event is free. For more information, visit the website.
Where: 695 E. Ridge Rd., Palmyra
When: March 27, 11 a.m.
Easter Egg Hunt at Myerstown Baptist Church
What: Local families are invited to join Myerstown Baptist Church for the community Easter Egg Hunt and other fun activities. There will also be a chicken BBQ. Rain or shine. More info here.
Where: 59 N. Ramona Rd., Myerstown
When: March 27, 11 a.m.-noon
Easter Egg Hunt at the AACA Museum, Inc.
What: Even though the Easter Bunny won’t be on-hand due to COVID-19 protocols, kids can still find Easter eggs and among the exhibits in the Museum! Easter egg hunters are entered into a random drawing to win a family membership to the Museum. All visitors 12 and under are eligible to participate in the hunt. There is a special admission price for adults accompanying their children for tickets bought at the door. More info here.
Where: 161 Museum Dr., Hershey
When: March 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Photos with the Easter Bunny at Lebanon Valley Mall
What: Local families can get photos with the Easter Bunny. More info here.
Where: Route 422, Lebanon
When: March 27-28, April 2-3, noon-5 p.m.
Easter Eggstravaganza in Lebanon
What: It’s time to dust off those baskets and get ready for the Making A Difference of Lebanon, PA Easter Eggstravaganza! Get ready for a fun-filled afternoon with goodie bags and selfies with the Easter bunny. Pre-registration required as space is limited. More info here.
Where: Coleman Memorial Park, 1400 W. Maple St., Lebanon
When: March 27, 1-3 p.m.
Family-Friendly Easter Event
What: Enjoy an egg hunt, games, crafts, food, and more during this fun event! There will be a sip and paint event in the evening for adults. More info here.
Where: Bunker Hill Fire Company, 434 S. Lancaster St., Bunker Hill
When: March 28, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Community Easter Egg Hunt
What: There will be a free community egg hunt for ages 10 and under! Bring your own basket. More info here.
Where: Manada United Christian Church, 545 Ridge Rd., Grantville
When: March 28, 2 p.m.
Easter Bunny & Baby Goat BYOC
What: The Easter Bunny is arriving at Batz Farm to visit the baby goats! Bring your own camera to take pictures at this drop-in event. There will be someone to use your camera and take pictures, or feel free to bring along someone to take it for you. You will only have a few minutes with the Easter Bunny! Registration is required. If spots are full, please send a message – an additional day may be added. The cost is $15/family. More info here.
Where: Batz Farm, 45 Bullfrog Rd., Grantville
When: March 30, 4:30-7 p.m.
Drive-Thru Easter Expedition at Kochenderfer UMC
What: This drive-thru event help you discover the awesome news of Jesus’ resurrection. You will experience Palm Sunday, The Last Supper, Forgiveness of Sins, and the Resurrection. Participants will receive a take-home craft and treats while supplies last. Participants will be asked to remain in their vehicle to ensure proper mitigation safety. This event is for families with children aged 3 to 6th grade. More info here.
Where: 1105 Kochenderfer Rd., Lebanon
When: April 3, 10-11:30 a.m.
Egg Hunt at Five Stone Kids
What: Enjoy pretend play and other fun indoors! Five Stone Kids is hosting an egg hunt that includes face painting, a play pass, and live chicks for kids to hold. Tickets must be pre-purchased or reserved in advance. Call or stop in for tickets. The cost is $13/child. Visit Facebook for more info.
Where: Lebanon Valley Mall, Route 422, Lebanon
When: April 17, 10 a.m.
Editor’s note: Thank you to lebanon.macaronikid.com for compiling and creating a comprehensive resource for the local, family-oriented Easter events referenced in this listing. Find even more events on the Lebanon Macaroni Kid website.
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