Easter Sunday is April 21 this year,  just a hop, skip and a jump away.

We have compiled a list of family-friendly egg-stravaganzas happening in Central and East Brooklyn. Hop to it, and have your baskets ready — there will be plenty of eggs to hunt!

Bedford Stuyvesant

Herbert Von King Park Easter Egg Hunt

Herbert Von King Park Easter Egg Hunt

Hop over to the Bed-Stuy park for a festive Easter egg hunt hosted by Legacy Brooklyn! The event is free, but you’ll need to RSVP. Show up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed — the event will happen rain or shine.

When: Saturday, April 20, 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Where: 670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

First Quincy Street Community Garden Egg Hunt

First Quincy Street Community Garden hosts this free community Easter Egg Hunt. Families are asked to bring ten plastic eggs filled with goodies (nut-free) per child that is participating. Volunteers will be in the garden at 12:30pm to start hiding the eggs.

When: Sunday, April 21, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Where: 397-401 Quincy St, Brooklyn, NY 11221


Easter Egg Hunt at the Evergreens Cemetery. Photo courtesy Evergreens Cemetery)

Evergreens Cemetery Community Easter

Join Evergreens Cemetery for their free annual egg-stravaganza inlcuding an egg hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny, a magic show and a petting zoo on the cemetery’s beautiful grounds. Egg hunts will take place at 2:30pm and 3:00pm — don’t forget your baskets!

When: Saturday, April 13, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: The Evergreens Cemetery, 1629 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207

Bushwick Easter Egg Hunt & Festival

Join Swerve Church for a fun-filled afternoon at Irving Square Park. There will be music, snacks, fun and games, face painting and of course…candy! This is a free event and fun for the whole family!

When: Saturday, April 13, 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Where: Irving Square Park, Weirfield Street, Brooklyn, NY 11207

East New York/ Brownsville

Senator Roxanne J. Persaud’s Easter Egg Hunt

Senator Roxanne J. Persaud’s Easter Egg Hunt

Senator Persaud invites families to Senate District 19’s annual free Easter Egg Hunt at Canarsie Park! There will be fun games and activities, light refreshments, free giveaways and a special guest appearance by the Easter Bunny. Children must be accompanied by an adult and bring a basket for their egg collecting. Please RSVP here.

When: Saturday, April 13, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Where: Canarsie Park, 9006 Seaview Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236

Fort Greene/ Clinton Hill

Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Fort Greene Park

Third Annual Fort Greene Easter Egg Hunt

The third annual Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, Assemblymember Walter Mosley, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, kicks off at 11:00am. The family fun also brings story times, arts and crafts, games, face painting and more kid-approved activities to Fort Greene Park. Bring your baskets—the egg hunt starts at 11:30am.

When: Saturday, April 13, 2018 from 11:00am- 2:00pm | Rain date is April 20!

Where: Fort Greene Park, Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY 11205. Please enter from the intersection of Myrtle and North Portland avenues.


Wyckoff Farmhouse. Photo credit: NYC Parks

Easter Egg Hunt at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum

Join neighbors and friends from East Flatbush Village and the office of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams for a free Community Easter Egg Hunt at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum.

Hunt for Easter eggs, get your face painted, meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy refreshments, music, games, resources and more. Note: Pre-registration online required.

When: Saturday, April 20, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Where: 5816 Clarendon Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11203

Crown Heights/ Prospect Heights / Prospect Park

Prospect Park. Photo credit: Flickr.

Champion Elevator Corp. Easter Egg Hunt

Meet by the Picnic House in Prospect Park for an afternoon of springtime Easter fun. Champion Elevator’s second Easter egg hunt will kick off with games, face painting and a BBQ at noon. The challenge kicks off at 2:00pm, when kids compete in the Easter Egg hunt and try to score fun giveaways. Extra funds raised will be donated to the Brooklyn soup kitchen, CHiPS. RSVP is required.

When: Saturday, Apr 13, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Where:  Picnic House in Prospect Park, 40 West Dr, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Trinity Grace Church Easter Egg Hunt

You’re invited to a free afternoon of fun, games, music, crafts and so much more at this year’s Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Trinity Grace Church. Bring the entire family and register and join others from the community at this fun event 

When: Saturday, April 20, 10:30am to 1:00pm.

Where: Prospect Park Bandshell, 141 Prospect Park West, 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11238.


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