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Long Island Easter Egg Hunt Events 2022 

By Sheyla Torres and Justin Mitselmakher

Families are invited to get into the spirit of spring at these exciting Long Island Easter egg hunt events. Don’t forget to bring your best Easter basket to fill up, kids!

AQUARIUM EGG HUNT

The hunt is on! How many eggs will you find? Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, 1660 NY-25A, Cold Spring Harbor. $12 participating child 0-6; $7 adults; $6 seniors 65 and older; $5 accompanying child age 7-12. nymetroparents.com10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 26-April 16, Saturdays and Sundays.

EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA

Take a photo with the Easter Bunny and collect Easter Eggs; you may just find the lucky one! Stew Leonard’s East Meadow, 1897 Front Street, East Meadow. Free. nymetroparents.com. 4-5:30 p.m. April 5.

EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA

Children ages 8 and younger will be given a bag to collect Easter treats throughout the store. After the Egg-Stravaganza is complete, parents are invited to take photos of their children with the Easter Bunny. Five lucky children will win WOW Easter Baskets. Stew Leonard’s Farmingdale, 261 Airport Plaza Blvd Space 5, Farmingdale. Free. nymetroparents.com. 4-5:30 p.m. April 5.

EASTER EGG HUNT IN THE TREES 

Hunt for Easter eggs among the trees at The Adventure Park at Long Island! The eggs will contain words, and guests can collect all the words to win a prize. Purchase of admission to the park is required to participate. 75 Colonial Springs Rd., Wheatley Heights. myadventurepark.com. $49. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. April 8.

COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT BLOCK PARTY 

South Bay Bible Church will host a community Easter egg hunt and block party featuring bouncy houses, carnival games, a petting zoo, and pony rides, as well as prizes, food, and more. 578 Montauk Hwy., East Moriches. southbaychurchli.org. Free. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 9.

NORTH HEMPSTEAD ‘HOP INTO SPRING’ EVENT

“Hop into spring” with the Town of North Hempstead! Children of all ages are welcome to come and hunt for colorful eggs and participate in arts and crafts activities. All children must bring baskets or bags to participate. Martin “Bunky” Reid Park, Broadway & Urban Ave., Westbury. northhempsteadny.gov. Free. 11 a.m.-4. p.m. April 9.  

EASTER EGG HUNT IN MINEOLA

There will be six big winners of Edge City Church’s second annual Easter egg hunt. Children of all ages are welcome to search for eggs and the lucky golden tickets. There will also be face painting, music, and more. Egg hunts will be split by age groups, and a sensory-friendly egg hunt will be held beforehand, at 10:30 a.m., for children with special needs. Mineola Memorial Park, 195 Marcellus Rd., Mineola. edgecitychurch.com/easter. Free. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April. 9. 

SWEETBRIAR NATURE CENTER’S EGG HUNT AND SPRING FESTIVAL 

Smithtown’s Sweetbriar Nature Center invites children to hunt for eggs and win prizes at its spring festival. There will be a separate egg hunt for children 2 to 4 years old. Families can also enjoy games, arts and crafts, and more. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. 62 Eckernkamp Dr., Smithtown. sweetbriarnc.org. $5 for adults, $15 for children. Noon-4 p.m. April  9. 

TOWN OF BABYLON’S 2022 EGGSTRAVAGANZA 

The Town of Babylon’s annual spring event will feature an egg hunt, a jelly bean guessing contest, and more. Children ages 10 and under can also meet The Spring Bunny. Baskets for collecting treat-filled eggs are encouraged. 151 Phelps Lane, North Babylon. townofbabylon.com. Free. Noon-2 p.m. April 9.

ANNUAL SPRING EGG HUNT AT BELMONT LAKE STATE PARK

Belmont Lake State Park’s 29th annual Spring Egg Hunt will take place on its open field. The egg hunts will be held in 15-minute intervals with the first starting at 12:15 p.m. Egg hunts will be split by age group: 4 and under, 5- and 6-year-olds, and ages 7-9. Children will each have a three-egg limit and are encouraged to bring their own small bag or basket. The event will also feature food vendors and free children’s activities, including a petting zoo, pony rides, educational display by the Environmental Department, and more. 625 Belmont Ave., West Babylon. parks.ny.gov. Free. Noon-2 p.m. April 9.

THE GREAT EGG HUNT 

The Hampton Bays Chamber and Southampton Town Parks & Recreation will host an egg hunt for children ages 10 and under at Good Ground Park. There will also be face painting, raffle drawings, music, and giveaways. 9a Squiretown Rd., Hampton Bays. hamptonbayschamber.com. Free. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 9. 

EGG DECORATING AND HUNTING WITH BRUNCH

Celebrate the holiday on an excursion by the ocean! Join the Easter Bunny in a beachside brunch, plus egg hunting and painting. Gatsby On The Ocean, 2000 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh. gatsbyontheocean.com. $39.95 for adults, $19.95 for kids. Noon-3 p.m. April 10. 

EGG HUNT

Bring a basket and hunt for eggs, play games, and more! Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society, 75 N Country Rd, Miller Place. $5. nymetroparents.com1-2 p.m. ages 0-4; 2:30-3:30 p.m. ages 5-8 April 10.

EASTER EGG HUNT

Go on an egg hunt and look for eggs filled with both candy and non-edible treats. Heritage Center, 633 Mount Sinai-Coram Rd, Mount Sinai. $10. nymetroparents.com9-10 a.m. or 11 a.m.-12 p.m. April 16.

EASTER EGG HUNT AT BAY GARDENS

Find the Easter Eggs and then take photos with the Easter Bunny! Bay Gardens, Garden Center & Landscaping, 80 Montauk Hwy., East Moriches. nymetroparents.com$5. Noon April 16.

FUNNY BUNNY EASTER PARTY

It’s an Easter Bunny Party featuring 2 hours of open play, $11 arcade card, Easter “basket” filled with goodies, Easter egg hunt, Easter Bunny Meet and Greet with photos and Tattoo Station. Planet Play, 418 Bedford Ave, Bellmore. $40 per child (only one adult may attend per family); $10 each additional adult. nymetroparents.com. 1-3 p.m.; 3:30-5:30 p.m.; 6-8 p.m. April 16.

PENGUIN EGG HUNT AND BRUNCH

It seems that the Easter Bunny isn’t the only one hiding eggs for all to find! Start your Sunday at the Long Island Aquarium’s brunch with a side of aquatic adventure. Long Island Aquarium, 431 East Main St., Riverhead, longislandaquarium.com, $7-$64.95. 10 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m. April 17.

EASTER BUFFET

Aside from hunting for eggs, a delicious serving of eggs hits the spot on Easter Sunday. An Easter brunch, housed in the luxurious Mansion at Glen Cove, awaits; including a tableside visit from the Easter Bunny bringing chocolates and cheer. The Mansion at Glen Cove, 200 Dosoris Ln, Glen Cove, themansionatglencove.com, Kids $30, Adults $59. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 17. 

PORT JEFFERSON’S 2022 EASTER PARADE AND EGG HUNT

Port Jefferson’s Easter Parade and Egg Hunt kicks off in front of Theatre Three on Main Street at noon. Parade marchers are encouraged to wear old-fashioned Easter bonnets. Children will receive treats. The parade will end at the Port Jefferson Village Center, and the egg hunt will begin for children ages 2 to 8 at the Great Lawn at Harbourfront & Children’s Park at about 12:15 pm. portjeffchamber.com. Free. Noon April 17.

-With New York Family

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