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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.

Also chekc our guide to Earth Day activities and Spring fairs and festivals.

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Updated February 2017

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Easter Bunny at Westfield Annapolis Mall - 2017
Late March-Mid April. Photos with the Easter Bunny. Mon.-Sat. 10am-9pm with breaks from 2-3pm and 6-7pm; Sun., 11am-6pm with break at 2-3pm. Westfield Annapolis Mall, Annapolis. Westfield.com

Easter Bunny at Arundel Mills - 2017
March 24 - April 15. Photos with the Easter Bunny. Mon.-Thurs. 11am-8pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-8pm; Sun., 11am-7pm. Arundel Mills, Hanover. simon.com

Y Spring Eggstravaganza - 2017
March 25. Family egg hunt, crafts and more. $5-10. Times and activities vary by location. Please register. Greater Annapolis Family Center Y, Dancel Family Center Y. ymaryland.org

Bunny Tracks - 2017
March 25. Scavenger hunt throughout North Laurel Park to find all of the hidden bunny tracks. Receive a pedometer and water bottle. Light refreshments will be provided. $7; ages 4 and under, free. 10:30-11:30am. North Laurel Park, Laurel. 410-313-0459, howardcountymd.gov

VIB: Very Important BUNNY - 2017
April 1, 8 and 15. Breakfast buffet, singing, dancing, balloons, Easter Bonnet Parade with prizes for the silliest, prettiest, most original and audience choice and more. $13. 8:30am. Buddys Crabs and Ribs, Annapolis. 410-956-0512, talentmachine.com/breakfast-parties/vib-party

Easter Egg Festival - 2017
April 1. Easter egg hunts, photos with the Easter Bunny, arts, crafts, food and more. $5. Noon-4pm. St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown. stmarysmd.com/recreate/easter

Caring Bunny - 2017
April 2. A subdued and welcoming environment for children with special needs and their families. Free; additional price for pictures. 8:30-10am. Arundel Mills Mall, Hanover. 301-974-4575, eventbrite.com/e/caring-bunny-tickets-32405058402?aff=erelexpmlt

Spring Eggstravaganza - 2017
April 2. Spring egg hunt through the Nature Center. Find eggs and discover which animals laid them. Turn in your eggs at the end of the program for a special prize. Times are in 15 minute intervals from 10-11:15am. Robinson Nature Center, Columbia. 410-313-0400, howardcountymd.gov

Annual PEEPshow - 2017
April 7-19. Wacky marshmallow masterpieces created by local artists, families, businesses, and community groups. 10am-7pm.Carroll Arts Center, Westminster. carrollcountyartscouncil.org/aa_peepshow.asp

Bunnyland - 2017
April 8, 9, 14, 15, 17, 21, 22 and 23. Hayride down the Bunny Trail, rubber duck derby, egg hunt, visti with the farms bunny and more. $7; $5, adults. 10am-5pm. Butlers Orchard, Germantown. 301-972-3299, butlersorchard.com/bunnyland-fun

Egg Scrambles - 2017
April 8, 14, 15 and 17. Price includes an egg hunt pail, a hayride to the egg hunt field, a prize goody bag for every hunter, and Barnyard fun. $5; $2, adults. 10:30am-4pm. Webers Cider Mill Farm, Parkville. 410-668-4488, weberscidermillfarm.com

Easter Egg Hunt - 2017
April 8. Easter parade, egg hunt and more. $6 per child. 11am and 2pm. Greenstreet Gardens, Lothian. greenstreetgardens.com

Spring Fling - 2017
April 8. Pet and family pictures with the Easter Bunny, egg hunt, bake sale and more. 11am-3pm. Calvert Animal Welfare League, Prince Frederick. cawlrescue.org

Natural Egg Dying - 2017
April 8. Discover how different spices, fruits and vegetables can be used to produce beautiful, natural colors. Please bring some boiled eggs (up to a dozen), and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting colorful. $10. 11am-noon. Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills. 443-738-9200, explorenature.org/center-event/science-sundays-5

Easter Art - 2017
April 8. Learn new, creative, and unique ways to decorate your eggs. This should be a fun and messy day for all. $5. Noon-2pm. Carrie Murray Nature Center, Baltimore. 410-396-0808, carriemurraynaturecenter.org

Peeps Day - 2017
April 8. Peeps eating contest, contests, activities, climbing wall, children's maze, showing of the movie Willy Wonka and more. The Capital Wheel celebrates Peeps Day with a free child’s ticket (12 and under) with one adult paid ticket. Free. Noon-2:30pm. National Harbor. nationalharbor.com

Easter Egg & Spring Family Fun Day - 2017
April 8. Arts & crafts, games, a moon bounce, pictures with the Easter Bunny and ,more. $10-13. 12:30-2:30pm. Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex, Landover. 301-583-2582, pgparks.com/page70192.aspx

Easter Egg Party - 2017
April 8. Easter Egg hunt. games, songs, Easter Bunny photos and more. $15; $21, non-members. Sessions at 1:30 and 5pm. My Gym, Annapolis. 410-573-9899, mygym.com/annapolis/camp

Easter Egg Hunt & Animal Tour - 2017
April 8. Tour the Hammond-Harwood House, then take part in an Easter Egg hunt and crafts. $10-15. 2pm. Hammond-Harwood House, Annapolis. 410-263-4683 x12, hammondharwoodhouse.org/easter-egg-hunt-animal-tour

Eggstravaganza! - 2017
April 8, 14 and 15. Egg hunt, egg roll contest, games and crafts. Bring one basket, spoon, and hard-boiled egg per child. $5-10. 10am-noon. Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, Washington, D.C. 202-965-0400, tudorplace.org

Spring Egg Hunt - 2017
April 9. Egg hunt, crafts, refreshments, games and more. Ages 2-10. Registration required. $15. 3pm. North Laurel Community Center, Laurel. 410-313-0459, howardcountymd.gov

Every Pet Loves Bunnys - 2017
April 9. Bring your pet to the Food Court for pictures with the bunny. Free. 6:30-8:30pm. Arundel Mills Mall, Hanover. eventbrite.com/e/pet-photo-night-with-the-bunny-tickets-32407525782?aff=erelexpmlt\

Eggstravanganza Egg Hunt - 2017
April 11. Egg hunt, face painting, egg decorating, a picture with the Easter bunny, and entertainment. Bring a basket. Resident of PG county, $5; Non-Resident, $7. 11am-2pm. Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro. 301-218-6700, pgparks.com/page69900.aspx

Bunny Bonanza - 2017
April 14-16. Games, activities, crafts, live entertainment, non-stop egg hunts and more. Free with zoo admission of $14-18. 10am-2pm. Maryland Zoo, Baltimore. 410-396-7102, marylandzoo.org

Easter Egg Party - 2017
April 14. Easter Egg hunt. games, songs, Easter Bunny photos and more. $15; $21, non-members. Sessions at 1:30 and 5pm. My Gym, Annapolis. 410-573-9899, mygym.com/annapolis/camp

Excellent Eggs - 2017
April 14. Explore eggs by finding out where they come from and what is inside. Resident of P.G county, $4. Non-resident, $6. 2-3pm. Old Maryland Farm, Upper Marlboro. 301-218-6770, pgparks.com

Easter Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt - 2017
April 15. Crafts, face painting and more. $15. 8-10am. Adventure Park USA, New Market. 301-865-6800, adventureparkusa.com

Breakfast with Bunny - 2017
April 15. VIP breakfast includes a hot buffet breakfast spread, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, crafts and more. $18-35. 8:30-10am. The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Baltimore. marylandzoo.org

Peter Rabbit's Egg Hunt - 2017
April 15. Journey through the woods to find Easter Eggs. $5. 10am-noon. Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm, Severn. contact@willowoakherbs.com, willowoakherbs.com

Aqua Egg Hunt - 2017
April 15. Swimming, crafts, and an egg hunt in the water. $10-13. 11am-4pm. Fairland Sports and Aquatics Complex, , Laurel. 301-362-6060, pgparks.com

Easter Eggstravaganza - 2017
April 15. Easter egg hunt, family and pet photos with Easter Bunny, games and more. Free with additional fee for photos. Noon-3pm. Baltimore Humane Society, Reisterstown. bmorehumane.org

Spring Fling and Egg Hunt - 2017
April 15. Louie's Kids Club members will be able to participate in a special Kids Club members only Easter egg hunt. Over 1,000 eggs to find around the stadium. $7-11. 2pm. Prince George's Stadium, Bowie. baysoxshop.com/kids/events

Easter Splash and Easter Splash Jr. - 2017
April 15. Easter Egg hunt in the water, Easter Bunny and games. $10. 2-3:30pm. Severna Park Community Center, Severna Park. spcc-aquatics.org

Hop into Spring - 2017
April 15. Mini egg hunt for a small prize, pet and learn about live bunnies, music, dancing, face painting, and more. Plus, make seed pots that you can watch grow and create a birdhouse/birdfeeder. Food, icecream bar and more. Advanced reservations required. Ticket sales end April 11. $20. 6:30-9:30pm. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore. 410-727-8120

Easter Monday: A Washington Family Tradition - 2017
April 17. Easter egg hunts, games, demonstrations and more. Free. 10am-2pm. The National Zoo, Washington, D.C. nationalzoo.si.edu/ActivitiesAndEvents/Celebrations/Easter

Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at Darnall's Chance - 2017
April 17. Barnyard-themed easter event including children's entertainment, bounce house, pictures with the Bunny, games, face painting, animals and crafts, egg hunt and more. Ages 2-10. $4-7. 10am-2pm. Darnall's Chance Historic Site, Upper Marlboro. 301-627-2828, pgparks.com

 

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