Hop to it.

From egg hunts to bunny brunches to drive-through events, there’s no shortage of regional Easter activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Most events happening in the next two weeks across Northeast Pennsylvania will be socially distanced and require masks, adhering to government guidelines. For each event’s specific protocols, contact organizers directly.

Drive-by Easter Bunny Visit

Cruise through Griffin Pond Animal Shelter’s parking lot for a wave from the Easter Bunny, a wag from the tails of the shelter’s residents and a treat bag for children.


Get Egged with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Radicals

Members of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby League will hide candy-filled eggs around your yard along with a special note from the Easter Bunny.

  • When: Saturdays, March 27 and April 3; all eggs will be delivered and hidden by 8 a.m.
  • Where: Lackawanna and Luzerne counties only
  • Cost: $15 for 25 eggs, $25 for 50 eggs, $40 for 100 eggs and $30 for an Easter basket filled with toys and candy; proceeds benefit the league, including the costs of operating its facility.
  • Details: To participate, fill out a Google form link on the event’s Facebook page; you will then receive a Paypal or Venmo request to pay. For more information, visit the league’s Facebook page.


Easter Egg Express

Meet and get pictures taken with the Easter Bunny on this two-hour round-trip train excursion. Bring a basket for a special egg hunt. All children will receive a gift bag. Note that steps are required to get on and off the train.

  • When: Saturday, March 27, 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.; Sunday, March 28; 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m.; Wednesday, March 31, 1 p.m.; and Saturday, April 3, 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m.
  • Where: The Stourbridge Line, 812 Main St., Honesdale
  • Cost: $20 for adults; $10 for ages 3-12; free for children ages 2 and younger (must be held on the lap of an adult.); seating is limited and reservations are required.
  • Details: thestourbridgeline.net, 570-470-2697 or info@thestourbridgeline.net


Easter Egg-Stravaganza

In addition to an Easter egg hunt, there will be games, food, prizes and, for adults, a basket raffle to benefit Connect Church’s missions.


Easter Bunny Drive-Through

Say a socially distanced hello to the Easter Bunny at this drive-through event hosted by the Pittston fire and police departments, Greater Pittston Regional Ambulance Association, Downtown Pittston Partnership and the Pittston Candy & Cigar Co. There will be treats for the first 200 children.

  • When: Saturday, March 27, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Where: 20 Kennedy St., Pittston (Enter off of South Main Street through the lower Tomato Festival lot, then continue through to the second lot, heading toward the fire station. Drive slowly to the area alongside the building and stop to wave to the bunny. Then, exit the lot onto Tomato Festival Drive and turn right back onto South Main Street.)
  • Cost: Free
  • Details: Visit City of Pittston on Facebook or the event’s Facebook page


Spring Bake Sale

Find homemade baked goods including breads, muffins, cookies, gluten-free and breakfast items, and Easter treats made by volunteers.


Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Egg-Stravaganza

Hosted by NEPA Mixed Martial Arts, NEPA Crossfit, Barbershop Bros and NEPA Property Investor, the event will feature an egg hunt broken into age groups (ages 1 to 3 in Field 1 and ages 4 to 6, 7 to 9 and 10 to 12 on Field 2). There also will be games and activities, basket raffles, a 50/50 drawing and more. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

  • When: Saturday, March 27; field opens, 12:30 p.m.; egg hunt, 1
  • Where: John J. Hopkins Memorial Park, High Street, Edwardsville
  • Tickets: Free
  • Details: Visit the event’s Facebook page or call NEPA MMA at 570-763-5282.


Easter Bunny Parade

The Easter Bunny will travel by fire truck and make three stops, where will take pictures with guests and hand out treat bags to children. All times are approximate and subject to change.


Easter Egg Hunt

New Life Community Church hosts a children’s egg hunt.

  • When: Saturday, March 27, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Where: 301 Delaney St., Hanover Twp.
  • Tickets: Free
  • Details: Visit the event’s Facebook page or call the church at 570-639-5433.


Brunch with the Easter Bunny

This socially distanced brunch with the Easter Bunny offers children and adult menus. Each table will have Easter baskets with filled eggs for every child and activities. The bunny will visit each table and hand out treats. Pictures also may be taken with the bunny at individual tables.

  • When: Sunday, March 28, 10:30 a.m.
  • Where: Cooper’s Seafood House, 701 N. Washington Ave., Scranton
  • Tickets: $15.95; space is limited, and reservations are required.
  • Details/reservations: 570-346-7049


Patrick M. O’Malley’s Free Drive-Through Easter Party

This annual event adopts a drive-through format this year. Children will receive chocolate bunnies, jelly beans, pizza from Goodfella’s, coupons for restaurants and tokens for Chuck E. Cheese. The party is geared toward kids in pre-school through fifth grade.

  • When: Sunday, March 28, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Where: McDade Park, 1 Bald Mountain Road, Scranton
  • Cost: The event is free, but reservations are required by Thursday, March 25. Call 570-346-1828 and leave a voicemail with the number of children who will attend.


Easter Egg Drive-By

Hosted by the Tunkhannock Area Kiwanis Club, this event gives each child a bag of goodies. Three bags will contain a certificate to trade in for a new bike and helmet.


Easter Egg Hunt

At this event hosted by Hemlock Farms Community Association, children will be split into age groups to search the park for eggs. Children ages 1 to 3 will begin at 10 a.m., ages 4 to 6 will follow at 10:45, and ages 7 to 9 will start at 11:15. The Easter Bunny also will stop by. Masks are mandatory.

  • When: Saturday, April 3, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Fawn Hill Family Park, 419 Forest Drive, Hawley
  • Cost: Free
  • Details: Visit the event’s Facebook page or call Hemlock Farms at 570-775-4200.


Kids’ Easter Yoga and Egg Hunt Workshop

Join a 30-minute kids yoga workshop filled with movements, crafts and a race to collect eggs. Yoga mats are encouraged, though there will be some available. To register, email Mary@well-nurtured.com.

  • Where: The Holistic Health Hub, 75 Country Club Road, Dallas
  • When: Saturday, April 3, 10 a.m.
  • Cost: $35; PayPal, Venmo, cash and checks accepted
  • Details: Visit the event’s Facebook page.


Easter Egg Hunt

Hosted by Hallstead Fire Company, the egg hunt will be separated into age groups. Each child will receive a bucket to collect eggs. Arrive 15 minutes early to ensure your children are in the correct fields.


Easter Meal Bundle

Instead of its annual Easter Brunch Buffet, Hilton Scranton and PJ’s 1910 Pub will serve professionally prepared, cooked and packaged hot or cold meals that will feed up to four people. The meal includes a variety of Easter favorites, including deviled eggs, candied sweet potatoes, cranberry-stuffed pork roulade with apple cinnamon glaze and more.

  • When: Saturday, April 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (cold bundles); Sunday, April 4, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (hot bundles)
  • Where: Hilton Scranton and Conference Center, 100 Adams Ave.
  • Cost: $125
  • Details/reservations: 570-343-3000


Easter Brunch

A buffet-style brunch will be served, and Gravity Hall will provide live music.

  • When: Sunday, April 4, 11 a.m.
  • Where: Hotel Anthracite, 25 S. Main St., Carbondale
  • Cost: $29 general admission (not including tax and gratuity) and $14.50 for children 12 and younger; reservations recommended
  • Details: 570-536-6020 or hotelanthracite.com

Easter Egg Hunt

Children ages 3 through 12 will search for Easter eggs throughout the church lawn. There also will be prizes and other seasonal activities.