Celebrate with Family Fun in Hunterdon County

Spring has sprung in Hunterdon County, and with it arrives the joyous celebration of Easter! While traditional Easter gatherings hold a special place in our hearts, sometimes we crave a fresh, exciting way to experience the holiday. Look no further than Hunterdon County for an Easter weekend brimming with family-friendly activities that will create lasting memories.

Egg Hunts for Every Age and Ability

Easter Train Ride

Easter wouldn’t be complete without the thrill of the egg hunt! Luckily, Hunterdon County offers a variety of egg hunts designed for all ages and abilities.

On March 23rd, 24th, 29th and 30th from 11 AM – 3 PM, head to Schaefer Farms for their renowned Easter Egg Hunt. This fun-filled event invites children to explore the farm and hunt for colorful eggs filled with treats, and even one golden egg to redeem a special prize! Hungry from tons of easter egg hunting? Schaefer’s will have their Farm to Fork Food Truck available for even more treats from 10 AM – 3 PM. Don’t forget your basket, and be prepared for some friendly competition as you search for hidden treasures!

Hop on board to meet Peter Cottontail himself! For a unique twist on the classic egg hunt, experience the Easter Bunny Express on the Black River & Western Railroad March 23rd, 24th, 29th and 30th. Climb aboard a festive train for a scenic ride through the countryside while searching for hidden eggs on the train and at the Ringoes picnic grove. This delightful adventure lets you combine the excitement of the egg hunt with the charm of a train journey.

Just when you thought we were done, here’s an experience that will give you two in one! Gear up for a cracking good time at the annual Easter Egg Hunt in Clinton on March 23rd. It all goes down at 11 AM sharp at the Clinton Community Center at 63 Halstead Street. If you’re feeling more adventurous, downtown Clinton is transforming into a real-life Easter eggstravaganza! From 10 AM to 5 PM, join the epic Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt. If you stick around, you might even get a chance to meet the Easter Bunny who will be hopping around from 1 to 3 PM.

Creative Activities and Family Bonding

Easter weekend in Hunterdon County isn’t just about collecting eggs! It’s a time for families to bond and create lasting memories. Feeling the urge to add a touch of springtime magic to your Easter table? Look no further than Angelico Winery’s Easter Floral Centerpiece Workshop! This delightful event, happening on March 29th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, is the perfect opportunity to unleash your inner florist and create a stunning centerpiece that will be the star of your Easter feast. Under the expert guidance of Jami from Forget Me Not Flower Truck, you’ll be guided through the process of transforming fresh-cut blooms into a breathtaking Easter masterpiece.  And the best part? You don’t have to worry about a thing – all the tools, supplies, and even a glass of Angelico Winery’s delicious wine are included.

Have you ever wondered if jellybeans go with pinot noir? Or maybe you’re curious about the perfect wine pairing for a peanut butter cup? Well, wonder no more! Old York Cellars Winery is hosting an Easter Candy & Wine Pairing event from March 22 – 30 that’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and expand your wine knowledge. You’ll taste a variety of Easter candies alongside specially chosen wines, all guided by the winery’s experts!

Indulge in Delicious Easter Feasts

A delicious Easter brunch is a wonderful way to celebrate the holiday with loved ones. Restaurants throughout Hunterdon County cater to the occasion, offering mouthwatering brunches featuring classic dishes and seasonal specialties. From fluffy pancakes smothered in maple syrup to savory carved ham and delightful spring salads, there’s something to tantalize every taste bud.

Under the Moon in Lambertville is hosting brunch with the bunny this year! From crab cake benedict to mascarpone stuffed French toast, there are tons of unique takes on the classic Easter brunch favorites! Make your reservations now for March 31st.

Ready for an all-day Easter feast? The Clinton House in Clinton is breaking out their Easter menu for both brunch and dinner, reservations taken via phone only. Stop by for brunch or dinner and enjoy smoked salmon, white cheddar potato pancakes, prime rib, crab legs and so much more!

The Inn at Glen Gardner is a real treat with an extensive and uniquely made menu for Easter – with brunch 10 AM to 2 PM and three course prefix dinner from 4 to 7 PM, there are delicious options all day. From Korean BBQ pork belly with pancakes, roasted tomato and spinach benedict to herb crusted lamb and piquillo pepper gnocchi, you may not have room for Easter candy! Make a reservation for brunch or dinner at the Inn at Glen Gardner today!

Sweeten the Celebration with Local Delights

No Easter celebration is complete without a basket overflowing with decadent treats. Thankfully, Hunterdon County boasts a plethora of shops overflowing with delectable Easter candies and baked goods. Explore charming local shops like chocolate boutiques and bakeries, where you can discover unique treats and assemble a basket guaranteed to satisfy even the most discerning sweet tooth. For an in-depth list of sweet treat locations in Hunterdon, read the Satisfy your Sweet Tooth blog.

Embrace the Spirit of Easter

Easter weekend in Hunterdon County is more than just egg hunts and chocolate bunnies. It’s an opportunity to connect with loved ones, create cherished memories, and embrace the spirit of joy and renewal that comes with the arrival of spring. So, pack your bags, gather your family, and prepare for an Easter celebration that will leave you feeling refreshed and inspired.