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Egg hunts, Easter bunny pictures and more: How to celebrate Easter in the Lehigh Valley

Noemi Stark-Richardson, 6, of Bethlehem hunts for Easter eggs Saturday, April 16, 2022, during the City of Bethlehem easter egg hunt held at Danny Rice Field in Bethlehem. The event was sponsored by the city of Bethlehem Recreation Bureau. (April Gamiz/첥Ƶ)
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Noemi Stark-Richardson, 6, of Bethlehem hunts for Easter eggs Saturday, April 16, 2022, during the City of Bethlehem easter egg hunt held at Danny Rice Field in Bethlehem. The event was sponsored by the city of Bethlehem Recreation Bureau. (April Gamiz/첥Ƶ)
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Easter is just around the corner. Here is a listing of egg hunts and other events around the Lehigh Valley:

EASTER EVENTS

Peeps in the Village: Colorful display includes more than 90 creations of wall art, dioramas, and sculpture, featuring the popular Pennsylvania-made bunnies and chicks. Through April 23. Peddlers Village, Street Road and Route 263, Lahaska.

Hayrides to Bunnyland: Hayride to visit the Easter Bunny house, train rides, barnyard animals, more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 23-30. Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media. Tickets: $13 advance; $15 at the door; $8, advance, $10, at the door ages 1-4. 610-876-7116, .

Bunny in a Big Rig and Egg Hunt: noon-5 p.m. March 23. Egg hunt for ages 1-13 years old, visit with the bunny. $5, child. Tolino Vineyards, 280 Mt. Pleasant Road, Bangor. .

Easter Bunny Express Train Rides: Trips departs the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. March 23-24 and 29-31. Visit with the Easter Bunny while listening to Easter stories on this 70-minute round trip train ride. Advance tickets required. The station is located at 1 Susquehanna St., Jim Thorpe. 570-325-8485, .

Easter Bunny Express: Ride the train with the Easter Bunny, egg hunt. Reservations required. 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. March 23-24, WK&S Railroad, Community Center Drive, Kempton, $18; $2, ages 2 and under, 610-756-6469, .

Easter on the Farm: Celebrate the Easter traditions of the Pennsylvania Dutch with egg hunts, children’s activities and crafts, hearth cooking demonstrations, artisans, more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 23, Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center, 22 Luckenbill Road, Kutztown. 610-683-1589,

Raptor Egg Hunt: Learn about eggs and the creatures that lay them followed by a search for “raptor” eggs hidden in the forest. 10-11 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m. March 30. Registration required. $15; $10, members. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton. 610-756-6961, .

Easter Weekend at The Museum: March 30-31, Reading Public Museum, 500 Museum Road, Reading. Photos with the Easter Bunny and activities, 9-11 a.m. March 30. Family scavenger hunt, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 30-31. $10; $6, seniors, ages 4-17, college students with ID. 610-371-5850, r.

Orchard Easter Egg Hunt, 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. March 30, Frecon Farms, 501 S. Reading Ave., Boyertown. Storytime in the orchard, egg hunt, hayrides. Registration required. $18. 610-367-6200, .

Easter at the Lehigh Valley Zoo: 10 a.m. March 31. Egg scavenger hunt with wooden egg cutouts located around the zoo, craft table, animal mingles (11 a.m. and 1 p.m.). $11. Lehigh Valley Zoo, 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville. 610-799-4171,

Bunny Hop Trunk Hunt: Businesses, organizations, or individuals with decorated cars hand out eggs, music, food trucks, giveaways, and photos with the Easter Bunny. 1-4 p.m. April 6, Grange Park, 360 Grange Road, Allentown. Free.

EASTER EGG HUNTS

Bethlehem Township Municipal Park, 6 p.m. March 22. 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. 610-332-1900,

Hanover Township Volunteer Fire Company Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 23. Bake sale, photos with the Easter Bunny (additional charge), Easter egg hunt with prizes. $5 per child. 100 Stoke Park Road, Bethlehem.

Candy Scramble, 11 a.m. March 23. Children ages 1-12 will be separated by age. Grace Community Church, 1290 Minesite Road, Allentown. 610-398-9250, .

Union United Church of Christ, 1 p.m. March 23. Children through age 10. Registration required by March 17 via . Rain date March 24. 5550 Route 873, Neffs.

Bicentennial Park, East Allen Township, 1 p.m. March 23. Rain date March 24. 5450 Liberto Lane, Bethlehem.

Schnecksville Fire Department Community Easter Egg Hunt, 1-3 p.m. March 23. Prizes, snacks, pony and donkey cart rides, games and inflatables. Hosted by Faith Wesleyan Church, Orefield. 4550 Old Packhouse Road, Schnecksville. Register at

Coplay Fire Department, noon March 23. Rain or shine. 165 Cherry St., Coplay.

Northeast Community Center, 12:30 p.m. March 23, egg hunt, photo with the Easter Bunny. 1149 Fritz Drive, Bethlehem. Pre-registration required at . Info: 610-691-3355.

Bethlehem YMCA Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. March 23. Age groups up to 2 years, 3-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-12 years, rain of shine. Register at gv-ymca.org. 430 E. Broad St., Bethlehem.

Furever Serving, 1-4 p.m. March 23, egg hunt, candy, games, pony rides. Register: fureverserving.com/upcoming-events. 5494 Chestnut Hill Road, Coopersburg.

Future Child Stars, 10 a.m. March 23, egg hunt and outdoor activities for toddlers to 10 years old. Rain date, 1-3 p.m. March 24. 5994 Route 378, Center Valley.

College Hill Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. March 23, Nevin Park along Lafayette Street.

South Side Easton Easter Egg Hunt, noon March 23, Heil Park, 900 Packer Street.

West Ward Easton Easter Egg Hunt, 2 p.m. March 23, Cottingham Stadium, N. 11th St.

Coplay Fire Department, noon March 23, 165 Cherry St., Coplay. Rain or shine.

Lower Nazareth Township Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. March 23, 306 Butztown Road. Rain date, 1 p.m. March 24.

Kalmbach Memorial Park Easter Egg Hunt: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. March 23, registered children, register at kalmbachpark.com. 200 Cotton St., Macungie.

Wayne Grube Memorial Park, 10 a.m.-noon March 23, egg hunt, raffles, refreshments, lawn games. 1200 Willowbrook Road, Northampton.

Easter Egg Hunts, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. March 23-24, 30. Country Junction, 6565 Interchange Road, Lehighton, 610-377-8447,

The Birches of Lehigh Valley, 10 a.m.-noon March 23, children ages 10 and under. Reservations required. 5030 Freemansburg Ave., Bethlehem. RSVP by March 20 to Jillian at 610-438-6600 or email JBerry@thebirchesoflehighvalley.com.

Quakertown Borough Easter Egg Hunt: 2 p.m. March 24, Soccer Fields, 221 California Road. Special needs, 2-3 p.m., up to age 3, 2:20 p.m., 4-6-year olds, 2:30 p.m., 2:40 p.m., ages 7-9; 2:50 p.m. 10-12-year-old.

Wesley Church, 11:15 a.m. March 24. Rain or shine. 2540 Center St., Bethlehem .

Nazareth Boro Park, 1 p.m. March 24, Nazareth residents through 8 years old. Hosted by Vigilance Hose Co. #1-Nazareth Fire Department. Broad Street Extension, Nazareth.

Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, 10 a.m. March 28. Sixty eggs will be hidden throughout the center with goodies inside. Twelve of those eggs will be golden eggs which will include a gift card prize. (Limit one golden egg per customer, must come to the management office to claim prize). 2845 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley.

Saucon Valley Easter Egg Hunt, 9:45 a.m.-11 a.m. March 30, egg hunt for ages 2-12, bunny photos. Rain or shine. Morris J. Dimmick Park, 600 Durham St., Hellertown.

Slatedale Fire Company, 1 p.m. March 30. Groups based on age, photos with the Easter Bunny. 3922 Main St., Slatedale.

Laurys Station Volunteer Fire Company, 1 p.m. March 30. Children ages 1-12. Rain or shine. 5314 Egypt Road, Laurys Station.

Grace Community Church of New Tripoli Egg hunt, 10 a.m. March 30. Egg hunt, games, food and crafts. 7343 Club Road, New Tripoli.

Jordan Lutheran Church, 10-11 a.m. March 30. Craft tables, treats, games, photos with the Easter Bunny and egg hunts for children up to age 12 years (registration, 9:30 a.m.). 5103 Snowdrift Road, Orefield.

St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 11 a.m. March 30. Egg hunt for children through 6th grade, photos with the Easter Bunny. 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. stpetersallentown.com.

Jordan United Church of Christ Community egg hunt, 1 p.m. March 30, toddlers through sixth grade. In the event of rain, bags of eggs will be handed out from 1-2 p.m. from the church portico. 1837 Church Road, Allentown. 610-395-2218.

Community Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 30, Northampton Municipal Park, Laubach Avenue. Egg hunt, hot dogs, candy, tractor rides and games. Hosted by New Journey Community Church.

Grace Community Church of New Tripoli, 10 a.m. March 30, egg hunt, games. Food and crafts. 7343 Gun Club Road, New Tripoli.

Becky’s Drive-In Egg Hunt, 5 p.m. March 30, included with admission to the double features. 4548 Lehigh Drive, Walnutport.

Bethlehem Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. March 30, Danny Rice Field, Intersection of Main, Spring and Lehigh streets. Open to all residents. 610-865-7081

Emmaus Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m. March 30, ages 1-10.  Rain or shine. Emmaus Community Park, 1401 Shimersville Road.

Bally Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m. March 30, Bally Community Park, Bally. .

Vera Cruz Egg Hunt, 1 p.m. March 30, Mystic Chain Park, 3718 Main Road West, Emmaus..

Outlets at Wind Creek, 10 a.m. March 30. Crafts, games, more on the lower level in front of Kids Quest. 77 Wind Creek Blvd., Bethlehem, 877-726-3777

Milford Township Volunteer Fire Company Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. March 30, Molasses Creek Park, 2175 Krammes Road, Quakertown. Rain location, Station 57, Milford Square. .

Pride of Quakertown indoor Easter Egg hunt, 10 a.m. March 30, Raymour & Flanigan, 110 S. West End Blvd., Quakertown. Age groups 3-5, 6-8 and 8-10. Special needs hunt, 11 a.m.

Kalmbach Memorial Park Easter Egg Hunt: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. March 23, registered children, register at kalmbachpark.com. 200 Cotton St., Macungie.

PHOTOS WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 23-24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 28-29. 2845 Center Valley Parkway. 610-791-9707.

Whitehall Mall: noon-5 p.m. March 23-24, 28-30. 1259 Whitehall Mall. silversolutionsphoto.com/bunny

Quakertown Farmers Market: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday through March 30. 201 Station Road, Quakertown. 215-536-4115.

Pictures with the Easter Bunny, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 1-2, 8, Country Junction, 6565 Interchange Road, Lehighton, 610-377-8447, countryjunction.com.

Lehigh Valley Mall Easter Bunny Photo Experience: Visit Easter Bunny through March 30. Pet photos, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 10.  simon.com/mall/lehigh-valley-mall.

The Outlets at Windcreek Bethlehem Easter Bunny Photos: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 23-24, 30. 877-726-3777.

 

 

 

 

 

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