Spring is here, and Easter is just around the corner! With egg hunts, brunches, photos with the Bunny and more, there’s so much going on in Montco this Easter holiday season. Browse our list of ideas for family fun.

Community Events

Hippety Hop

When: Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m.
Where: Upper Schuylkill Valley Park, 1615 Black Rock Rd, Royersford, PA 19468
(610) 948-5170

Visit the park to meet the adorable resident rabbits. Learn about wild rabbits as well as their domesticated relatives. Make a craft to take home. Preregistration is required; deadline for registration is April 3rd; weather permitting. All activities will be outdoors. For ages: 3-7; suggested donation is $4 per child

Easter Workshop for Kids

When: Saturday, April 13 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Where: Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Rd, Schwenksville, PA 19473
(610) 287-9349

It’s springtime and the mill staff has four vintage inspired crafts for kids to make: decoupage eggs to hang; a 3-D butterfly and flower card; a cute bunny mask; and an adorable black and white spring lamb! Refreshments will be provided. Location: Classroom Building. Preregistration & payment required by Fri, April 5. Ages: 5+, accompanied by an adult; fee is $5 per child.

Color your Eggs – Naturally

When: Saturday, April 13th at 1 pm
Where: Green Lane Park, 2144 Snyder Rd, Green Lane, PA 18054
(215) 234-4528

Looking for an alternative to chemical food coloring tablets from the grocery store? Join the park staff in a creative adventure coloring Easter eggs using natural materials! Bring a dozen hard-boiled eggs and sample colors from Mother Nature’s palette. Spaces are limited, pre-registration is required! Meet at Deep Creek Stone Pavilion.  Designed for ages 5 to adult; materials fee of $5 per dozen eggs you bring

Children’s Nature Series: Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

When: Monday, April 8 at 1 p.m.
Where: Norristown Farm Park, 2500 Upper Farm Rd, Norristown, PA 19403
(610) 270-0215

Now is the perfect time to learn about all the bunnies born each spring, especially our local rabbit, the Eastern Cottontail. Hear a story, make a craft and meet a friendly rabbit from Elmwood Park Zoo. Pre-registration required; meet in the Salt Wing. For ages 3 & up with an adult; fee: $5 per child.

Egg Hunts

Norristown

Eco-Egg Hunt at Norristown Farm Park

When: Sunday April 7th at 2 p.m. (ages 3-5 years), and 2:15 p.m. (ages 6-8 years)
Where: 2500 Upper Farm Rd, Norristown, PA 19403
(610) 270-0215

Enjoy a different kind of egg hunt. This educational allows children ages 6–8 to follow a series of ecological clues hidden in eggs in the woods and fields. A final treasure will be found at the end of the hunt. Younger children (ages 3–5) will simply hunt for eggs. Children ages 3-5 should bring a small basket for collecting.

Designed for children ages 3-8 with an adult. There is a $1 fee per child. Pre-registration by April 4th; meet at the pavilions.

Springhouse

Bethlehem Baptist Church

When: Saturday, April 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 712 Penllyn Pk, Spring House, PA 19477
(215) 643-4977

A faith-filled Easter Celebration beginning with a youth service at 11:30 am. Stay for the free lunch provided by Chick-fil-A & Papa John’s followed by a faith-filled egg hunt from 2 – 4 pm. Children can search for eggs filled with candy and prizes or open a golden resurrection egg which contain miniature symbols of Easter. Head inside for an explanation of the symbols and a telling of the Easter story. Register online by clicking here.

Skippack

Floral & Hardy

When: April 20 at 10 a.m. (ages 5 and under) and 12 p.m. (ages 6-10)
Adult Easter Egg Hunt and Party is 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 4007 Skippack Pk, Skippack, PA 19474
floralandhardyofskippack.com

Floral & Hardy is hosting Easter fun for all ages! There will be two egg hunts for the kids, divided into two age groups. Let your kids loose in this garden center’s back yard to hunt for candy-filled Easter eggs. They may also find a golden ticket for a chance to win other prizes! Register online by clicking the link above.

Later in the afternoon, there will be an Adult Easter Egg Hunt! Bring your friends for a festive afternoon and enjoy the party! Floral & Hardy of Skippack will be co-hosting this event with Justin’s Carriage House Restaurant & Bar in Skippack.They will be giving away OVER $1,000 worth of prizes, including SIX GRAND PRIZES!! Grab a complimentary glass of wine or beer and find the special eggs with prize tickets in Justin’s yard. Listen to live entertainment from the The Cat House Band! Cost is $15 for pre-pay and $18 at the door. Click here for details and to sign up.

Floral & Hardy Adult Easter Egg Hunt (photo via Facebook)

Harleysville

Blueprint Brewing Company

When: April 13 from 2 – 2:30 p.m.
Where: 1571 Gehman Rd, Harleysville, PA 19438
(267) 649-7006

Join in the 2nd annual egg hunt at this local brewery. All ages are welcome and there will be separate areas for different age groups. Adults can participate too! For every drink you purchase, you get to pick your own Easter egg and see what prize you have won!

Eagleville

Fairview Village Church

When: April 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 3044 W. Germantown Pike, Eagleville PA 19403
(610) 539-3333

This gigantic, free egg hunt has thousands of Easter eggs, an egg launch, visits with the Easter Bunny and other movie characters, inflatables and 5 age specific egg hunt fields. Egg hunts are divided up into separate fields according to age level and a new hunt starts every half hour. Free parking is available at Methacton High School, located at 1005 Kriebel Mill Rd., Collegeville with a shuttle bus running to the site.

Visits with the Bunny!

Merrymead Farm

When: Friday, April 19 & Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 2222 S. Valley Forge Rd, Lansdale, PA 19446
(610) 584-4410

Bring your cameras for lots of photo ops with the Easter Bunny! Enjoy the farm and pick up all your Easter essentials. Fresh spring blooms like daffodils, tulips, hyacinths and pansies as well as Easter chocolates and candies from Asher’s and Bergin’s.

Don’t forget to order your Easter ham fresh from Lancaster County’s Stoltzfus Meats. Old Fashioned or Spiral cut, natural hardwood smoked hams can be ordered in half or whole sizes. Orders must be received by Sun. April 14th. Click here for more information or call the farm to order.

Merrymead Farm (photo via Facebook)

Colebrookdale Railroad

When: Fri/Sat/Sun: April 6 & 7, 13 & 14, 19, 20 & 21
Where: Washington and 3rd Sts, Boyertown, PA 19512
(610) 367-0200

Ride the rails with Peter Cottontail himself and enjoy an egg hunt right on board the train. The Bunny brings gifts for all children up to age 12. Passengers who purchase a dining ticket can enjoy brunch or lunch as well. Bring your camera to catch all the special moments. To purchase tickets, click here.

Colebrookdale Railroad Easter Bunny Express (photo via Facebook)

Photo Ops at the Malls

Get a photo with the Easter Bunny any day up until Easter at the area malls. Get a Fast Pass to skip the lines by reserving a time slot in advance.

Montgomery Mall

230 Montgomery Mall, North Wales, PA 19454
Reserve a spot by clicking here.

Plymouth Meeting Mall

500 W. Germantown Pk, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Reserve a spot by clicking here.

King of Prussia Mall

160 N Gulph Rd, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Reserve a spot at the Court by clicking here.
Reserve a spot at the Plaza by clicking here.

Easter Eats

Easter Bunny Brunch at the Elmwood Park Zoo!

April 6 & 7, 13 & 14, and 20 & 21st – seatings at 10:30 am and 12:30 pm
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401

Enjoy brunch at the zoo during three special weekends in April. Each brunch will feature an appearance by the Easter Bunny! Brunch pricing includes admission to the zoo, unlimited brunch buffet, crafts, and a photo with the Easter Bunny! Cash bar for the grown-ups.

Pricing:

Non-Member Adult: $34.95
Member Adult: $29.95
Non-Member Child (3-12 yrs): $24.95
Member Child (3-12 yrs): $19.95
Child 2 & Under: $10.95

Highchairs are very limited, and it is recommended that you bring your own. Strollers are not permitted in the dining area. Parties/families wishing to sit together must register under the same name. Those who do not do so at least 48 hours in advance run the risk of sitting separately.

To purchase tickets, click here.

Easter at the Farm

The Farmer’s Daughter – Normandy Farms
1401 Morris Road, Blue Bell PA 19422
(215) 616-8300

The Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant at Normandy Farms Hotel is offering two options for enjoying your Easter celebration meal. Choose from either a full buffet in the Grand Ballroom, offered from 10 am to 4 pm or select tableside service and a prix-fixe menu in the restaurant from 1 pm to 6 pm. Reservations are required. View menus here.

Buffet pricing: Adults: $48.95 and Children: $18.95 (Ages 5-10)
Prix Fixe pricing varies by choice of entree

Easter Brunch at the Sunnybrook

Sunnybrook Ballroom
50 North Sunnybrook Rd, Pottstown, PA 19464
(484) 300-4681

Relax with family and friends while enjoying a full traditional holiday menu. Soup, assorted salads, carving stations, hot entrees, breakfast items, sides and desserts. View the full menu here.

Pricing:

Adults: $36
Children 5-12 years: $16
Children 4 & under: no charge
Plus 6% tax and 20% gratuity

Reservations Required – Call 484-300-4681 or make your reservation online.

Easter Brunch at Paladar

Paladar – Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar
King of Prussia Town Center
250 Main St, King of Prussia, PA 19406
(484) 965-9779

Do you want to shake up tradition a bit and eat something other than ham this Easter? Try the special Easter Brunch at Paladar, featuring items like Coconut Curry Vegetables with Ancient Grains, Plancha-Seared Mojo-Marinated Salmon, Jerk Pulled Chicken over Plantains and so much more. Click here for a preview of their buffet menu.

Pricing:

Adults: $30
Children age 6-12: $12
Kids 5 and under: free
Extra for tax and gratuity

Visit the restaurant’s reservation page by clicking here to reserve your spot.

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