Easter is almost here, and that means sightings of the Easter Bunny are on the rise in Maryland. Check out these local events where kids can not only meet the famous rabbit, but also take a turn at egg dyeing fun, join in an Easter egg hunt, have breakfast with the Easter Bunny and enjoy even more fun at a spring or Easter festival.
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Updated February 2015
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Maryland Easter Events 2015
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2016 - Y Spring Eggstravaganza
March 19. Family egg hunt, crafts and more. $5-10. Times and activities vary by location. Greater Annapolis Family Center Y, Dancel Family Center Y. ymaryland.org
2016 - Natural Egg Dyeing
2016- Easter Eggs-polsion
March 26. Easter egg hunt, egg drop contest, moon bounces and more. Free. Noon-3pm. Chesapeake Christian Fellowship, Davidsonville. 4thelord.org
Easter Bunny at Marley Station Mall
March 14 - April 4. Meet Peter Rabbit, the mall's Easter bunny. Photo packages available. 11am-9pm Mondays - Thursdays, 10am-9pm Fridays and Saturdays, 11am-6pm Sundays. Center Court, Marley Station Mall, Glen Burnie. marleystation.com.
8th Annual PEEPshow
March 27-April 6. Wacky marshmallow masterpieces created by local artists, families, businesses, and community groups. 10am-7pm.Carroll Arts Center, Westminster. carrollcountyartscouncil.org/aa_peepshow.asp
Egg-Stravagant Easter Egg Roll
March 28. Meet the Easter Bunny, games, petting zoo, face painting and more. Ages 1-12. Free. 11am. Naval Support Activity, Annapolis. 410-293-9200, facebook.com/CroftonVillagePoolandRecreationAssociation/posts/352763034917730
Easter Bunny Visit
March 29. The Easter Bunny visits Homestead Gardens' Davidsonville store. Photo opportunities. Free. Noon-3pm. Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville. 410-798-5000, homesteadgardens.com
All-Natural Egg Dyeing at Soldiers Delight N.E.A.
March 29. Dye your own eggs with natural materials. Bring a dozen raw eggs. Ages 8 and up. Registration required. $5. Noon-2pm. Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area, Owings Mills. 410-461-5005, dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/soldiersdelight.aspx
Natural Egg Dyeing at Irvine Nature Center
March 29. Dye eggs with colors made from natural ingredients. Registration required. $5-10. 10-noon. Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills. explorenature.org.
Natural Egg Dyeing at Robert E. Lee Park
March 29. Bring your own hard-boiled eggs to decorate using natural materials. $2-3. 2-4pm. Robert E. Lee Park, Baltimore. roberteleepark.org.
April 3. Miniature golf egg hunt, making a craft, dying Easter eggs and more. The Easter Bunny will abe on hand for photos at an additional cost. For children 3-12. $5-6. Noon-2pm. Patuxent Community Center, Upper Marlboro. pgparks.com
Mary Sue Candies Bunny BonanZoo
April 3-5. Games, activities, crafts and egg hunts. Free with $13-18 admission. 10am-2pm. Maryland Zoo, Baltimore. marylandzoo.org.
April 3-4. Hunt for candy filled easter eggs, crafts, animals, ropes course and more. Registration required. $35 11:15am and 3:15pm. Terrapin Adventures, Savage. 301-725-1313, terrapinadventures.com
Hopping for a Cure! 5K and 10K
April 4. 5K and 10K race to raise funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. $30-40. 8am. Under the Kent Narrows Bridge, Chester. active.com/chester-md/running/distance-running-races/hopping-for-a-cure-2015
The Easter Tea
April 4. Tea, performances by the Maryland Ballet Theatre, professional photos with the Easter Bunny and Easter egg hunt. $40-45. 10am. Loews Annapolis Hotel, Annapolis. eventbrite.com/e/easter-tea-2015-tickets-15459177817
Easter Egg Roll
April 4. Easter egg roll, games, inflatables, pony rides, petting zoo and more. Activities for children ages 2 and older. Registration required. $5. 11am-4pm. Rose Hill Manor Park & Children's Museum, Frederick. 301-600-2936, rosehillmuseum.com
Carroll County Farmers Market's Easter Show
April 4. Easter bunny, crafts and goods for sale, live music and more. 8am-2pm. Carroll County Agriculture Center,Westminster. 717-848-7748, carrollcountyfarmersmarket.com/page/page/7165896.htm
Easter Sunrise Service
April 5. Service coordinated and led by several local churches. Free and open to the public. 6:15am. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916, cbmm.org
Easter Sunday Early Brunch Cruise
April 5. Buffet, DJ entertainment, dancing and more. $37.95-49.50. 10:30am and 1:30pm. Spirit Cruises, Baltimore, Inner Harbor. spiritcruises.com
White House Easter Egg Roll
April 6. Roll colored hard-boiled egg across White House lawn and participate other festivities. Must have at least one child under 12 to attend. Tickets distributed via online lottery. Free. 8am-5pm. White House South Lawn, Washington, D.C. whitehouse.gov/eastereggroll.
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