Spring is officially almost here, and right behind it is Easter! There’s no better way to usher in pre-summer than to gallivant through Long Island partaking in the numerous Easter events. There is a little something for everyone and to make your search for fun a little easier, our staff here at Westbury Toyota has put together a quick list of five local Easter affairs that might be right up your alley!
If you’re looking for a whimsical, artistic affair, St. Hedwigs Easter Fair is just what you’re looking for. It will be held in Floral Park on March 28th with a start time of 10:00 A.M. Attendees will be able to browse through assorted vendor booths containing myriad crafts and homemade goods such as:
Visitors can try their luck at the 50/50 draw and multiple raffles, as well. There is no entry fee for the fair, and if you’d like to learn more, please visit the official website.
Taking place on April 4th, this is the perfect place to bring any and all kids who are excited about the Easter Bunny’s upcoming visit, as he’ll be there to take cute family photos! In addition, there will be painting, lots of food, and music and dancing. This get-together has filled up quickly in the past, so make sure to reserve your spot in advance so you don’t miss out. Things will start rolling at 10:00 A.M. and wrap up at 12:00 P.M., and more information can be found on the website.
Grab the whole family and head on over to Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown on April 11th to participate in this amazing egg hunt. Starting at noon and running until 4:00 P.M., the egg hunt will also include activities such as arts and crafts, face painting, presentations featuring live animals, and a photo opportunity with the long-eared guest of honor! The cost of entry is reasonable at $15 per child and $5 per adult. This is a great all-day festivity for families all across Long Island, so be sure to save the date!
Another all-day occasion is Easter Brunch at the Beach, hosted by the Crescent Beach Club in Bayville on April 12th. Brunch itself will be a delectable experience, complete with a gourmet buffet featuring (but not limited to) the following:
As if such a sumptuous feast was not enough, the Easter Bunny himself will be making an appearance on the beach to lead all the kids in an Easter egg hunt! Tickets are only available online and it is sure to sell out, so make certain to call in to reserve a spot for you and your family.
Taking place right here in Westbury is the Easter Bunny 5K Race, a fun run that will happen rain or shine. Interested participants should be at Eisenhower Park on April 12th for an 8:30 A.M. start. Everyone can partake in coffee, hot chocolate, and bagels, as well as play in multiple raffles and the much-anticipated 50/50 draw. There will be awards for each age group and participant bibs can be picked up any time between 7:30 A.M. and the race start. For LIRRC members, the entry fee is $10, for non-members it is $15, and for active military members it is free. More information can be found on the official website.
As you can see, there are more than enough Easter events taking place right here on Long Island, so be sure to schedule ahead accordingly. Whether you are looking to enjoy some fantastic food or are looking for something fun to do with the kids, the events we have listed above will provide all that and more. Why not make the most out of your spring and attend more than one Easter celebration throughout April to really get into the spring vibe?