It’s Bunny Time – Your FamilyFun Guide to Bunny Events and Easter Egg Hunts

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Coronavirus note: Many of these events have been cancelled or postponed. Check with the venue before heading out.

The Easter Bunny has hopped into town with numerous events. Check out the FamilyFunPIttsburgh Guide to Easter Bunny Events and Easter Egg Hunts. Any events that are sold out are not included in this list. If you want to add to this list, please let us know at: [email protected]

Special Needs

Please see our article dedicated to Special Needs Bunny Events here: https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/easter-bunny-events-for-autism-spectrum-and-sensory-processing-disorder/

Easter Bunny at the Malls

It is free to visit the Easter Bunny at the Mall but it will cost you to get pictures of the momentous event. (You are discouraged from taking your own pictures.) Photography packages start at $25. The Easter Bunny is greeting visitors daily through April 20th. Hours vary at each location.  All ages are welcome but the Bunny is a favorite with Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Kids. The Easter Bunny can be found at:         

Ross Park Mall: The Easter Bunny is at the Mall from March 13th through April 11th, for details: https://www.simon.com/mall/ross-park-mall/stores/easter-bunny-photo-experience/stream/its-easter-bunny-photo-time-6158131

South Hills Village The Easter Bunny is at the Village March 13th through April 11th. For details: https://www.simon.com/mall/south-hills-village/stores/easter-bunny-photo-experience/stream/its-easter-bunny-photo-time-6158137 The Disney Store at South Hills Village also has a Magical Egg Hunt. Purchase a map for $9.99, follow the clues and get a Collectible Egg. March 13th through April 12th, while supplies last. https://www.simon.com/mall/south-hills-village/stores/disney-store-the/stream/join-us-for-our-magical-egg-hunt-adventure-6160308

The Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills has Easter Bunny Photos from March 21st through April 11th. https://www.pittsburghmills.com/event/Easter-Photo-Pricing/2145541004/

The Waterfront has FREE Bunny Photos Saturdays March 28th & April 4th, Sundays March 29th & April 5th, and Wednesdays April 1st & April 8th. Get your photo on Saturdays and Sundays from 1200-500PM and on Wednesdays from 500-800PM. Near Ethan Allen and Paint Monkey. https://www.waterfrontpgh.com/sale/smile-its-the-easter-bunny/

Washington Crown Center has the Easter Bunny from March 20th through April 11th. Photo packages available. http://shopwashingtoncrown.com/deals/easter-bunny-is-coming

Eat with the Easter Bunny

The Allegheny County Parks host Cookies with a Cottontail. These FREE events require pre-registration. Enjoy cookies with Peter Cottontail, take free pictures, plus free activities. Click on the links for details. South Park March 22 100-300PM, Boyce Park March 28 100-300PM, North Park March 29 100-300PM , and Round Hill Park April 5th 100-300PM. https://www.alleghenycounty.us/special-events/cookies-with-cottontail.aspx

Bunny Breakfast at The Waterfront. Join the Bunny for a breakfast that benefits Make a Wish of Greater Pittsburgh. April 6 1000AM-1200PM. Pre-registration is required. $5 per person. All ages. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/bunny-breakfast-at-the-waterfront/

CANCELLED : Have Breakfast or Lunch with the Easter Bunny at Trax Farms on April 13-14 and April 19-20. Breakfast starts at 930AM. Lunch starts at 1230PM. Activities include cookie decorating and coloring. Reservations required. $9 per person. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/breakfast-or-lunch-with-the-bunny-trax-farms/

Have a Pancake Breakfast with the Easter Bunny in Robinson on April 20th from 900-1100AM. $10 per person. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/pancake-breakfast-with-the-easter-bunny-robinson/

Easter Activities

Ride the Bunny Trolley at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum. Ride on an antique trolley to visit the Bunny. Make crafts and enjoy light refreshments. Reservations are required. April 12-14 and 19-20 from 1000AM-400PM. $10-12 per person. All ages. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/bunny-trolley-at-the-pennsylvania-trolley-museum/

Spring Storytime with the Easter Bunny at the Greentree Library. Join the Easter Bunny for stories, crafts, and free pictures on April 12th from 1030-1130AM. Toddlers and preschoolers. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/spring-storytime-with-the-easter-bunny-greentree-library/

The Eggstravanganza at The National Aviary celebrates eggs in a different way. Learn about eggs, birds, and spring hatchings with story times and an activity guide. April 13-14 and April 19-21 from 1100AM-300PM. $0-17 for entry to the National Aviary. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/eggstravaganza-at-the-national-aviary/

Learn how to Geocache while hunting easter eggs at the Easter Egg Geocaching at Mingo Park on April 14th from 600-800PM. Use GPS to find hidden stashes of easter aggs. Pre-registration is required. FREE. Kids, tweens, teens. https://www.co.washington.pa.us/DocumentCenter/View/7842/program-guide-2020-web-format-1-22-2020

Unique Easter Egg Hunts

Eggstavoganza at the Mon Valley YMCA. Dive into the pool to search for easter eggs. Ages 3-10. $8 for members, $10 for non-members. April 5th 630-800PM. April 12th 630-800PM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/eggstavoganza-mon-valley-ymca/

Butler County has a Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt with treats, crafts, FREE photos with the Easter Bunny, and a night-time Easter Egg Hunt. The Hunt is 630-730PM for kids 1-4 years old and 800-900PM for ages 5-10 years old. April 12th. Alameda Park. $7 per person. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/flashlight-easter-egg-hunt-butler/

Easter Egg Hunt at South Park on April 11th from 1000AM to 1200PM for toddlers, preschoolers, and young kids. $5 per child Allegheny County residents and $7 for everyone else. Reservations required. Space is limited. https://www.alleghenycounty.us/special-events/south-park-egg-hunt.aspx

Easter Egg Hunt at Hartwood Acres is on April 4th during two sessions. The first session is 900AM-1100AM. The second session is 100PM-300PM. The Hunt is for toddler, preschoolers, and young kids. $5 per child Allegheny County residents and $7 for everyone else. Reservations required. Space is limited. https://www.alleghenycounty.us/special-events/hartwood-mansion-egg-hunt.aspx

Easter Egg Hunt at Simmons Farm from April 3-11. Head out to Simmons Farm for a day of Easter activities. Decorate an easter bag and a flower pot and plant a seed, take part in an easter egg hunt, play on the Duck Pond slide, pet the animals in the petting zoo. The Easter Bunny stops by on select days. $13.50 per child. Toddlers, preschool, kids, tweens. 1000AM-600PM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/easter-egg-hunt-simmons-farm/

Easter Egg Hunt at The Springhouse in Washington County. Head out to the Pasteur for an easter egg hunt plus activities and the Easter Bunny. April 4th 1000AM, 1200PM, and 200PM. $7 per person. (The Springhouse also has fresh milk and country meals for sale plus a country play area and plenty of cows to visit.) https://springhousemarket.com/events-bulletin/

The Easter Eggstravaganza at Mingo Park is a family and pet-friendly easter event with activities, face painting, the Bunny, and an egg hunt to benefit the WAHS. $10 per family. 100-300PM on April 13th. All ages. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/easter-eggstravaganza-mingo-creek-park/

For a different egg hunt, head out to the Fun Slides Easter Egg Hunt on April 13th and 19th. For $15.99 per person you get the chance to hunt easter eggs throughout Fun Slides plus activities and refreshments. Registration is required. For kids, tweens, and teens. Registration starts at 1000AM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/fun-slides-easter-egg-hunt/

Springfest in Hopewell Township is on April 13th from 1100AM-200PM. Enjoy cookie decorating, raffles, crafts, games, and food trucks at this FREE event. All ages. Easter Egg hunts for ages 18 months to 12 years old). https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/springfest-hopewell-township/

The Easter Egg Hunt at Settlers Ridge is a FREE family event with bounce houses, face painting, a prize wheel, and photos with the Bunny. April 4th 1100AM-200PM. All ages. https://settlersridgepa.com/easter-egg-hunt-4/

The Jefferson Memorial Easter Eggstravaganza is on April 14th from 1200-200PM. The Festival has kid’s face painting, kid’s crafts, pony rides, a petting zoo and the Bunny. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/jefferson-memorial-easter-eggstravaganza/

It’s the Zoohop to Spring at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. Meet the Easter Bunny, check out onsite vendors plus activities and an easter egg hunt. All ages. $0-16.95. 1000AM-200PM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/zoohop-to-spring-pittsburgh-zoo/

It’s time for the Bunny Festival at Soergel Orchards on April 20th from 1100AM-400PM.The FREE Festival has a greenhouse craft, a scavenger hunt, an easter egg hunt, and the Bunny. All ages. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/bunny-festival-2019-soergel-orchards/

Community Easter Egg Hunts

Preschool in the Park Easter Egg Hunt at Mingo Creek Park on April 7th. Preschoolers will be searching through a field in picturesque Mingo Creek Park. There is a session at 1000AM and another at 100PM. $3 per child. Registration required. https://www.co.washington.pa.us/DocumentCenter/View/7842/program-guide-2020-web-format-1-22-2020

The MACC Easter Egg Hunt is on April 6th 400-600PM. Pre-registration is required. FREE. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/macc-easter-egg-hunt/

The Bunny Hop and Egg Scramble at Peters Township is on April 13th. The Bunny Hop runs from 1000AM-1200PM with games, crafts, and entertainment. The Egg Scramble starts at 100PM for the 2 and unders, the 3-5 year olds get their turn at 115PM followed by the 6-9 year olds at 130PM. Pre-registration is required. $5 for residents, $8 for non-residents.  https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/bunny-hop-and-egg-scramble-peters-township/

The Monongahela Easter Egg Hunt is at Chess Park on April 13th at 1200PM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/monongahela-easter-egg-hunt-chess-park/

The McCandless Community Easter Egg Hunt is on April 13th from 1000AM-1200PM. Enjoy face painting, a balloon artist and more! https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/mccandless-community-easter-egg-hunt/

The Easter Egg Hunt in the Park in South Franklin Township starts at 1000AM on April 13th. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/easter-egg-hunt-in-the-park-washington-pa/

Braddock’s Easter Egg Hunt features the Bunny, crafts, snacks, and more! April 13th at 1100AM-500PM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/braddocks-easter-egg-hunt/

The Franklin Park Easter Egg Hunt is on April 13th at 1100AM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/franklin-park-easter-egg-hunt/

The Eggnormous Easter Egg Hunt in Ross Township is from 1100AM-300PM on April 13th. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/eggnormous-easter-egg-hunt-ross-township/

The Southern Allegheny Museum of Art has an Easter Egg Hunt on April 13th from 100-300PM. $1 per child. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/easter-egg-hunt-at-sama-ligonier/

The Baldwin Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast is on April 20th from 900AM-1200PM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/baldwin-easter-egg-hunt-and-breakfast/

The Plum Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt is on April 20th from 1000AM-1200PM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/plum-chamber-of-commerce-easter-egg-hunt/

The Swissvale Easter Egg Hunt is on April 20th 1200PM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/swissvale-easter-egg-hunt/

The Crescent Township Easter Extravanganza is on April 20th from 1000-400PM. Enjoy games, activities, the Bunny, an Egg Hunt, and more! All ages. RSVP before April 10th. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/crescent-township-police-easter-eggstravaganza/

The Carrick Community Council Easter Egg Hunt is on April 20th from 130-330PM. https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/event/carrick-community-council-easter-egg-hunt/

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