March 26- April 3 : Great Country Farms Egg Hunt & Marshmallow Harvest
(18780 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont, VA 20135)
After a long cold winter, nothing chases away the chill like a visit to the farm! Your family won’t want to miss the first “crop” of the spring– Marshmallow Picking!! Do marshmallow peeps really grow on trees? Your children will be amazed to harvest a few marshmallows to roast on the bonfire. The Easter Bunny also hid some eggs filled with treats to enchant the children, and we need you to help us find them! There will be multiple egg hunts with timed ticket entrance. Come see spring chicks and baby animals, take a wagon ride, and rejoice that it is spring! The annual Easter Egg Hunt is a $5 add-on per child with your paid farm admission. The Egg Hunt & Peep Harvest will occur together at the same time.
March 27 from 11:00am-11:45am: Virtual Family Fun: Febergé Egg Extravaganza at Hillwood Estate & Garden
Explore Hillwood’s glittering treasures and magnificent art, including the exquisite imperial Fabergé eggs, from the comfort of your own home! Hear the tale of Babushka, known for her beautifully decorated Easter eggs, in a reading of the children’s book Rechenka’s Eggs, written and illustrated by Patricia Polacco. After the story, enjoy looking at beautiful images of Hillwood’s decorative eggs, and sketch your own fancy Easter egg design. Come prepared with paper and a drawing implement (such as pencil, crayons, or markers) to use during the program.Suggested for children ages eight and under with their grownups, but all ages are welcome.
March 27, 28, 30, 31, April 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 11 from 9:00am-6:00pm: Bunnyland at Butler’s Orchard
(22200 Davis Mill Road Germantown MD 20876)
Enjoy a hayride down the Bunny Trail, race the Rubber Duck Derby, hunt for colorful eggs, exchange eggs for a goodie basket to take home, visit with the farm’s very own Country Bunny, ride pedal tractors, play in Hayromp and Playground, hop in inflatables, ride the giant slides, see bunnies, lambs and chicks, get your face painted and ride a pony.
Mar 27-28, Apr 1-4: Easter Egg Hunt at Green Meadows Petting Farm
(10102 Fingerboard Rd. Ijamsville, MD 21754)
There will be two weekends of Easter egg hunts! No pre-registration is available. Purchase your admission to the farm/hunts when you arrive. Hunts will be happening all day, between 10:30am and 3:30pm. Egg hunt areas are sectioned off according to ages 1-3 & 4-12.
March 27 & April 3 (Various times): The Lee-Fendall House 20th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
(614 Oronoco Street Alexandria, VA)
Find Easter eggs hidden in the Lee-Fendall garden on this socially-distant take on a popular annual egg hunt!
April 2-11 (Various times): Egg Hunt at Clark’s Elioak Farm
(10500 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042)
They will host small, frequent egg hunts for children in different age groups (ages 1-3 and 4-6) throughout the days. The petting farm, rides and play areas are open for you to enjoy. When you are ready to participate in the egg hunt, come to the egg hunt area and your child will line up with other children and pick up eggs. The eggs will then be turned in for a goodie bag. The first egg hunt each time will be for the 1-3 year olds.
April 3 from 10:00am-4:00pm: Eco Easter Egg Hunt at Whitehall Farm
(6080 Colchester Rd Fairfax, VA 22030)
Come play Easter games and search for biodegradable Easter Eggs! You can meet all Whitehall’s farm animals like Henry the curious cow, feed a flock of 200 hungry chickens, and see the baby piggies! Take a socially distanced scenic wagon ride through the woods around the farm, and check out a farm store featuring freshly pastured eggs, pork, and beef from the farm, and unique local products from across the region. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at tables, or bring a blanket so you can relax while the kids have a blast! All mentioned activities are included in the price of admission. Non-participating children 3 and under are free, so bring the whole family!
April 3 from 10:00am-12:00pm: A Very Hoppy Easter w The Station at Riverdale Park
Hop over to The Station at Riverdale Park to send a postcard to the Easter Bunny! Guests can pre-register online to download and decorate their very own seasonal postcard at home for the Easter Bunny himself. The first 50 registered guests will receive a special gift bag from the Easter Bunny (full of springtime crafts & treats!) when they drop off their postcard at The Station. Gift bags are best for ages 3-10.
April 3 from 11:00am-1:00pm: Eggstravaganza
This year, they’re bringing Eggstravaganza to your home! Drive through one of the 2 locations (DC & NoVa) for a curbside pickup of your FREE Easter egg hunt kit. As you arrive, be on the lookout for the Easter bunny from your car and wave to the volunteers as they give you everything you need for your egg hunt!
April 3 from 1:00pm-3:00pm: Cosmic Egg Portrait & Art Kit
Register for an egg-citing, free spring photo with our Cosmic Galaxy Egg sculpture. Taking a socially-distanced INSTANT photo of you that you can take home right away. Optional: Add a limited edition Cosmic Egg picture frame kit! Can’t attend, but want a frame shipped to you? Visit avam.org/shop