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.
Always call ahead or check the event website before attending an event.
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.
2016 - 8th Annual PEEPshow
March 25-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
2016 - Easter Egg Hunt & Roller Skating
Egg hunts, roller skating, face paintin and more. Prizes awarded for best baskets. $3-4. 10am-noon. Deerfield Run Community Center, Laurel. 301-953-7882, pgparks.com
2016 - Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at Darnall's Chance
March 28. Egg hunt, entertainment, crafts and more. Light refreshments served. Ages 2-10. Free. 10am-2pm. Darnall's Chance Historic Site, Upper Marlboro. 301-627-2828, pgparks.com
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
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
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