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Hop on Over to Easter Egg Hunts in the Hamptons and on the North Fork

Enjoy a bevy of Easter Bunny photo ops, brunch specials and, of course, egg hunts!

This year, the Easter Bunny is running late for a very important date, with the 2019 holiday scheduled for Sunday, April 21—three weeks later than last year’s date. Luckily for East End children, the reasonable hare has agreed to make several appearances across the Hamptons and North Fork leading up to his big day. He was also kind enough to present us with the list of places to find him in the coming weeks. Check out the 2019 East End Easter egg hunts below.

HAMPTONS

Mad Hatter Egg Hunt at CMEE
When: Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Where: Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton
What: During each session of this popular event, children ages 3 and up design and decorate festive hats and search for eco eggs containing treats and other goodies that have been hidden around the museum. Rumor has it a very special guest will be hopping by for the festivities. Registration is $14. 631-537-8250, cmee.org

LVIS Easter Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m.
Where: LVIS, 95 Main Street, East Hampton
What: The Ladies’ Village Improvement Society (LVIS) of East Hampton Egg Hunt is a big hit with kids, parents and grandparents every year, and this year promises more to love. Prizes will be awarded to those who find the rare golden eggs; the Easter Bunny will be available for photos and the LVIS Bookstore will be open for business. Free admission. 631-324-1220, lvis.org

Hampton Library Annual Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.
Where: The Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton
What: The morning will begin with story time for families with little ones, then the festivities continue in the back yard to find what the Easter Bunny left behind. Free admission. 631-537-0015, hamptonlibrary.org

Egg Hunt and Farm Feeding
When: Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.
Where: The Green School, 287 Merchants Path, Sagaponack
What: Children ages 1–12 should mosey on over to the Green School for a morning packed with an eco-friendly egg hunt, pony rides, a craft table, a photo booth, farm animal feedings and tasty snacks for people too. Online registration is $50, and there is a $25 fee to park on the farm. 631-237-1148, the-green-school.org

Montauk’s Fifth Annual Eggstravaganza
When: Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m. (Rain date April 21, noon)
Where: Montauk Village Green, 742 Montauk Highway, Montauk
What: The End will celebrate Easter with a massive egg hunt—baskets and bunny ears provided—and foot races for children ages 10 and younger. Free admission. 631-668, 8038, montaukchamber.com

Kmart Easter Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m.
Where: 2044 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton
What: Kmart Bridgehampton will be hosting an Easter egg hunt with lots of eggs scattered throughout the store and an amazing prize to be won. Free admission. 631-537-6449

Harbor Church Patchogue Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m.
Where: South Ocean Middle School, 225 South Ocean Avenue, Patchogue
What: This massive egg hunt will feature games, candy, balloon animals and a whopping 50,000 eggs to be found. The Easter Bunny will be joined by several super heroes and princesses for commemorative photos. Free admission. 631-874-4180, theharborli.com

Easter Bunny Egg Hunt at Topping Rose House
When: Sunday, April 21, noon & 3 p.m.
Where: Topping Rose House, 1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton
What: The Easter Bunny has hidden eggs all across the Topping Rose House lawn, and its up to East End kids to find them all. Guests are invited to dress up in sundresses and pastels and enjoy a three-course prix fixe meal from 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Dining reservations are required. 631-537-0870, toppingrosehouse.com

Southampton Inn Easter Egg Hunt with Bunny
When: Sunday, April 21, 7 a.m.
Where: Southampton Inn, 91 Hill Street, Southampton
What: Enjoy a delicious Easter breakfast at Claude’s at the Southampton Inn from 7 a.m.—10 a.m. after which the egg hunt and Easter Bunny meet and greet will begin on the lawn. Easter brunch will run at Claude’s from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 631-283-6500, southamptoninn.com

Easter Festivities at Baron’s Cove
When: Sunday, April 21, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Baron’s Cove, 31 West Water Street, Sag Harbor
What: Head over to Baron’s Cove for good food, fine drink and Easter Sunday fun. After enjoying a hearty a la carte breakfast (7:30–10 a.m.) prepared by Chef Jay Lippin, families are invited to head downstairs for an egg hunt, face painting and Easter Bunny photo op. A $38 prix fixe brunch (kids $18) will run from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. baronscove.com

Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt
When: Sunday, April 21, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Seasons of Southampton, 15 Prospect Street, Southampton
What: Seasons of Southampton hosts a grand gourmet Easter brunch buffet, complete with an omelet station, a roasted prime cut carving station, seafood entrees, an assortment of pastries, an antipasto station, a kids corner and much more. Reservations are $39.95 ($21.95 for children). The community Easter Bunny meet and greet and egg hunt begin at noon. 631-283-3354, seasonsofsouthampton.com

Special Easter Egg Hunt at The Springs Tavern
When: Sunday, April 21, noon
Where: The Springs Tavern, 15 Fort Pond Boulevard, East Hampton
What: Kids are welcomed to decorate eggs at noon and engage in a thrilling egg hunt at 1 p.m. Breakfast will be offered to participants, and a special steak and eggs breakfast will be available for adults to enjoy. A special Easter menu will be available from noon to 3 p.m. 631-527-7800, thespringstavern.com

Easter Bunny Egg Hunt at Topping Rose House
When: Sunday, April 21, noon & 3 p.m.
Where: Topping Rose House, 1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton
What: The Easter Bunny has hidden eggs all across the Topping Rose House lawn, and its up to East End kids to find them all. Guests are invited to dress up in sundresses and pastels and enjoy a three-course prix fixe meal from 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Dining reservations are required. 631-537-0870, toppingrosehouse.com

Sag Harbor Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt
When: Sunday, April 21, 12:45 p.m.
Where: Mashhashimuet Park, 395 Main Street, Sag Harbor
What: The egg hunt begins at 1 p.m. for children ages 2–4. Once they return, kids ages 5–7 will begin their search for the many eco eggs filled with candy and stickers, and children ages 8–10 follow them. Whoever finds the egg with the golden ticket receives an extra special prize. Free admission with $5 pony rides available. e-clubhouse.org/sites/sag_harbor

NORTH FORK

Big Duck Easter Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 13, noon (Rain date April 14, noon)
Where: Big Duck Ranch, 1012 Flanders Road, Flanders
What: Children ages 2–9 are invited to join the Friends of the Big Duck for an exciting egg hunt behind the iconic Flanders fowl. There will be refreshments, prizes for special eggs and a special visit from the Easter Bunny and Mother Goose. The eggs go quickly, so make sure to arrive by noon sharp and don’t forget to bring your Easter basket. Free admission. 631-852-3377, bigduck.org

Easter Brunch and Penguin Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 20 & Sunday, April 21, 10 a.m.
Where: Long Island Aquarium, 431 East Main Street, Riverhead
What: Enjoy Easter Brunch in the waterfront Sea Star Ballroom on Saturday and Sunday, featuring traditional fare, a craft station for the kids and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Seatings are available at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. and cost $55 for adults and teens, $27 for kids. The popular Penguin Egg Hunt will take place both days from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 631-208-9200, longislandaquarium.com

Fourth Annual Greenport Egg Roll
When: Saturday, April 20, 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Where: Mitchell Park, 115 Front Street, Greenport
What: Join the Greenport Business Improvement District for two festive egg hunts attended by the Easter Bunny and the Big Blue Duck. The first is for children ages 2–5, and the second is intended for kids ages 6–7. Free admission. 631-477-6900, greenportvillage.com

Easter Egg Hunts at Benner’s Farm
When: Saturday, April 20 & Sunday, April 21, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Benner’s Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Road, East Setauket
What: Children ages 2 and above hunt for treats on fields separated by age group during three sessions throughout the day—12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the petting zoo and take a photo with the Easter Bunny. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for kids and seniors. 631-689-8172, bennersfarm.com

SFID Easter Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, April 20, 1 p.m.
Where: Fireman’s Field, 49 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island
What: The Shelter Island Fire Department’s annual egg hunt, sponsored by the SIFD Ladies Auxiliary, offers fun and prizes to boys and girls up to age 8. 631-749-0184

Easter Bonnet Walking Parade and Egg Hunt
When: Sunday, April 21, noon
Where: Port Jefferson Village Center, 101A East Broadway, Port Jefferson
What: The old-fashioned Easter Bonnet Walking Parade begins at noon in front of Theatre Three on Main Street and concludes at the Port Jefferson Village Center. The egg hunt takes place on the Great Lawn at 12:30 p.m. for children ages 2–8. Free admission. 631-473-1414, portjeffchamber.com

Senior Activity Center Easter Egg Hunt
When: Wednesday, April 24, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Senior Citizens Foundation of Shelter Island, 44 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island
What: Children ages 3–7 are welcome to visit the Senior Activity Center an exciting egg hunt, sweet candy, tasty snacks and refreshing beverages. 631-268-5723

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