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Pittsburgh Moms Blog Ultimate Guide to Easter Activities

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Spring has Sprung! And that means hippity hoppity Easter is on it’s way!

There is no greater spring pastime than a good ole’ fashion Easter Egg Hunt. Almost every neighborhood in the Pittsburgh area holds some type of event to honor everyone’s favorite Bunny! Crafts, games, food and more can be had at these special events. Check the guide below for an event near you!

Shenot’s Farm
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday April 15th
11:00am
3754 Wexford Run Road
Wexford, PA

Shenot’s Farm is excited to present their first ever Easter Egg Hunt this Spring! Enjoy a special appearance by the Easter Bunny along with face painting, contests and prizes! The Easter Egg Hunt is free of charge, but registration is required! Please register by calling 724-935-2542 or by stopping in the market.

 

Photo Credit: Shenot's Farm
Photo Credit: Shenot's Farm

Settler’s Ridge
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday April 8th
11am to 2pm
200 Settler’s Ridge Center Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

This year’s Easter Egg Hunt will take place in the plaza between Panera Bread and Barnes and Noble. The event is geared toward children 0-10, with designated egg hunting times specific to ages. This is a nice added touch that allows the kids to safely and fairly hunt eggs with children of the same size! The event is free and does not require registration. Along with the an Easter Egg Hunt they will also have face painting, bounce houses, games, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. See below for the specific times for each age group:

Ages 1-3 11:00 am to 11:45am
Ages 4-6 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Ages 7-10 1:00pm to 1:45pm

Photo Credit: settlersridgepa.com
Photo Credit: settlersridgepa.com

South Fayette Township
Easter Egg Drop
April 8th
10am to 12:30pm
Fairview Park in South Fayette
129 Greenwood Drive
South Fayette, PA 15017

This is the first annual Easter Egg Drop event. It uniquely features a real life helicopter that will drop more than 2500 eggs filled with candy and prizes into Fairview Park. The egg drop will take place at 11am. There will also be other featured activities including a petting zoo, DJ, face painting, and bounce house. Of course you can expect a special visit from the Easter Bunny as well, you can even grab a photo with him!
In collaboration with the Easter Egg Drop, the South Fayette High School is featuring a Pancake Breakfast from 9am to 11am. A $5 donation is asked for the breakfast.

Photo Credit: South Fayette Township
Photo Credit: South Fayette Township

South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department
Easter Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday April 15th
9am to 12pm
South Baldwin Social Hall
5311 McNaulty Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15236

South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a family friendly breakfast and Easter Egg hunt. Enjoy those fun activities plus a chance to ride on the fire trucks! Reservations are not required. The event is free but donations will be accepted.

Photo Credit: facebook.com South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department
Photo Credit: facebook.com South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department

Trax Farm
Breakfast or Lunch with the Easter Bunny
April 8-9th and April 14-15th
528 Trax Road
Finleyville, PA 15332

Trax Farm is hosting it’s annual Easter activity fun again this year. Choose between sharing breakfast or lunch with the Easter Bunny himself. While enjoying your yummy meal, kids can also decorate cookies and enter in the coloring contest. Trax has chosen to not have any outdoor Easter egg hunt or other activities this year due to unpredictable weather. Registration is required by calling 412-835-3246. Cost is $9 per child.

Photo Credit: traxfarms.com
Photo Credit: traxfarms.com

Kraynak’s
Easter Bunny Lane
February 20th through April 24th
2525 East State Street
Hermitage, PA 16148

Easter Bunny Lane boasts a 300 foot indoor avenue of brightly lit trees illuminating all of the blooms and characters of Spring.

Photo Credit: Facebook.com Kraynak's
Photo Credit: Facebook.com Kraynak's

Daffin’s Factory
Swizzle Stick Day
April 2nd
12pm to 4pm
7 Spearman Avenue
Farrell, PA
724-983-8336

This is a fun family event for chocolate lovers! Learn how to chocolate at Daffin’s is made and even enjoy sampling a little bit too! Also get a chance to meet the Easter Bunny

Photo Credit: daffins.com
Photo Credit: daffins.com

North Park & South Park
Cookies with Cottontail
April 1st, 8th and 9th

This event is free for families. Enjoy a visit with Peter Cottontail while snacking on delicious cookies. Also complete fun spring crafts too!

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Home Economics Building
April 1st 1pm to 3pm

North Park
Boyce Park Four Seasons Lodge
April 8th 12pm to 2pm

North Park Rose Barn
April 9th 12pm to 2pm 

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Cranberry Township Municipal Center
Hippity Hop Egg Hunt
April 2nd
10:30am to 12:00pm

Enjoy a fun morning with crafts,  an Easter Egg hunt,  and the Easter Bunny!

 

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Elias Fry Barn, Knob Hill Park
Flash Light Easter Egg Hunt
April 7th 8pm to 10pm

This unique twist on an the classic Easter Egg hunt is for ages 8-13. Bring your own flash light and hunt for eggs in the dark! Pre-registration is required. Cost is $8 for residents $9 non residents

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Murrysville Recreation Department
Kid’s Egg Hunt with Special Doggie Egg Hunt
April 7th 6:30pm

This is truly an event for the entire family! Your special doggie family members are invited to come and hunt for doggie treat filled eggs of their own. At 7:30pm enjoy special egg hunts by age groups for the kiddos as well! Refreshments and photos with the Easter Bunny included. Pre-registration is required for the children’s egg hunts. You can do so by emailing the Murrysville Recreation Department at [email protected] or calling 724-327-2100 ext. 131 

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Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
Bunny Trolley
April 7th-9th and April 14th-15th
Washington, PA

Take a fun trolley ride to the Easter Egg Hunt area. Enjoy creating a craft and visiting with the Easter Bunny as well!
Tickets must be purchased in advanced and can be purchased online here
Adults are $12 and children are $8.

Photo Credit: 
pa-trolley.org
Photo Credit: pa-trolley.org

Pine Community Center
Easter Egg Hunt
April 8th 10:30am to 12:00pm

Gather Easter eggs while visiting with the Easter Bunny, it couldn’t get any better! Registration by April 1st is required!
Download the registration form here.

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Rotary Shelter in Clever Park
Robinson Township’s Easter in the Park
April 8th 1pm to 3pm

Enjoy playing games, prizes and refreshments while waiting for the Easter Bunny to arrive on a fire truck!

photo credit: townshipofrobinson.com
photo credit: townshipofrobinson.com

Hopewell Community Park
Springfest and Easter Egg Hunt
April 8th 11am to 2pm

This even has an Easter Egg hunt and more! Children 18months to 12 can enjoy hunting for eggs. Additionally, enjoy decorating your own Easter basket, crafts and games. And of course the Easter Bunny will make a special visit!

Photo Credit: hopewelltwp.com
Photo Credit: hopewelltwp.com

Mt. Lebanon Park
Annual Egg Hunt
April 8th 1pm

This annual event provides a visit and picture with the Easter Bunny, along with egg hunting fun!

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Independence Township Community Center
Bunny Breakfast
April 8th 8am to 12pm
Aliquippa, PA

This special event includes crafts, kid activities, a storybook reader & more! Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs and sausage.

Adults are $8, kids 5-12 $5, and 4 and under are free. No registration required.

Photo Credit: independencetwpbeavercounty.com

Lonesome Valley Farm
Easter Hayride or Flashlight Hayride & Egg Hunt
April 8th, April 14th and 15th
Greensburg, PA

Not only do you get to enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt but you get a hayride too! Enjoy a hayride to the field where you collect your eggs. Additionally, you will meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy a play land! Admission is $8 and includes the egg hunt and hayride. For older children enjoy a Flashlight Easter Egg hunt beginning at 7pm!

Photo Credit: Facebook.com Lonesome Valley Farm
Photo Credit: Facebook.com Lonesome Valley Farm

Chess Park
Easter Egg Hunt
April 8th 12pm
Gazebo in Chess Park
Monongahela, PA

Enjoy contests, games, an Easter Egg Hunt and more during this fun filled afternoon in Monongahela! For more information please call 724-258-5919.

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Super Science Series- Annual Egg-cells to Egg Hunt
April 15th 12pm to 4pm

Enjoy this mysterious Easter Egg Hunt by following the clues to lead you to the treats! Appropriate for ages 3-10. This event is included in museum admission.

Photo Credit: Facebook.com Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Photo Credit: Facebook.com Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Breakfast or Lunch with the Easter Bunny
April 8, 9th and 15th
9:30am to 11am or 12pm to 1:30pm

Enjoy visiting with the animals while enjoying Easter crafts, an egg hunt and great food! Also, get your picture with the Easter Bunny! Registration is required and can be done online. Cost is $25 for non-zoo members, $20 for zoo members, children under 24 months are $7.

Photo Credit: pittsburghzoo.org
Photo Credit: pittsburghzoo.org

We hope this guide gives you a few ideas to keep your family busy during the Easter and Spring Season.

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