By: Renee Grant
The weather finally seems to be cooperating here in the Delaware Valley, and we’re approaching a beautiful Easter weekend here in Philly. With gorgeous days ahead, here are some cool family activities to make for a fun, and perfectly sweet, holiday weekend.
- 1 WOGL Easter Egg Hunt at Fresh Grocer of Monument Road – 4160 Monument Road, Philadelphia, PA:
Join your favorite station for a morning of family fun at the Fresh Grocer market for FREE treats and a fun Easter Egg Hunt! We’ll have all kinds of goodies on hand for the parents and the kids, and we’ll have some other great surprises in “store” for you! For more info, click here.
- 86th Annual Easter Promenade – 5th & South Streets to 2nd & Lombard Streets:
Live music by the Philadelphia Freedom Band and the Bunny Hop, Easter treats (of course!), and prizes for best costumes will make for a perfect family fun day in South Philly. On Sunday, April 16th, Easter Sunday, families from all over Philly will dress in their Easter best and take a stroll through the neighborhood. The fun is FREE, and area restaurants will offer brunch specials and deals for the event. For more info, click here.
- Hayrides to Bunnyland at Linvilla Orchards – Linvilla Orchard, 137 Knowlton Road, Media, PA
Everyone loves Linvilla Orchards, and who could resist a hayride straight to the Easter Bunny’s house? Face painting, train rides, farm fresh Easter treats and more… this is a perfect way to spend a day! The cost is $9 per person. More information can be found here.
- Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at Morris Arboretum – 100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Flourtown, PA:
With our unusually warm winter, the Cherry Blossom trees have had a great blooming season this year. What better way to relax on a Sunday afternoon with the family than to take in the sight of the delicate pink flowers at our local arboretum? The best part? There are so many other beautiful florae to see, as the season for spring flowers is upon us. The celebration of the beautiful blooms runs from 10AM to 3PM on Saturday, April 15th. For more information, click here.
- Adult Easter Egg & Treasure Hunt – FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA:
The Easter fun isn’t just for the kids! This year, an adults-only egg hunt might be just the treat you’ve been looking for. The event promises to be “filled with laughs and pure shenanigans” according to event organizers. The “golden eggs” seem to be the big find on this hunt, so grab your baskets and be sure to arrive promptly at 4PM for instructions. The cost for entry is $10. After party at nearby hometown favorite Chickie’s & Pete’s! For more info, click here.
- Easter Buffet on The Moshulu – Penn’s Landing, 401 Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA:
On Easter Sunday, April 16th, you can celebrate the holiday on the Philadelphia waterfront aboard one of the most unique restaurants in the area, the Moshulu boat. While docked at Penn’s Landing, you can take in the sights and sounds of the Delaware River while dining on an extravagant buffet from 10AM to 6PM. Such a special way to spend a gorgeous day. For more info, click here.