Easter Egg Hunts And Special Events For Ocean County

Easter Egg Hunt (Photo by Jennifer Peacock)

OCEAN COUNTY – Whether you are digging in the sand, poking between the grass or hunting with a flashlight, there’s Easter eggs to find. Here’s a calendar of some local Easter egg hunt events for the coming weeks, so grab your basket and get hunting. Or, if you care to dine alongside the Easter Bunny, check out this list of breakfasts and have some fun.

The following are different egg hunts and Easter Bunny breakfasts in the local area:

April 8

Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast, St Andrew’s United Methodist Church in Toms River, 9 to 11 a.m.
Lunch with the Easter Bunny, Manchester Volunteer Fire Company, 545 Commonwealth Blvd., 12 to 3 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt, Veterans Park in Berkeley, 1 p.m. Bring a basket for eggs.

Easter Egg Hunt, John F. Patrick Sports Complex in Lakewood Township, 10 a.m.

Egg Hunt, Cross Point Church, 462 Squankum Yellowbrook Road, Farmingdale. No cost. Open to children up to age 12. 10:30 a.m.

Eggstravaganza, First Assembly of God Church, 800 Bay Ave. in Toms River. Food, games, crafts and more. Free admission with a non-perishable food item for Shore Hands Food Pantry. 3 p.m.

April 9

  Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lakehurst Community Center, sponsored by the Lakehurst Volunteer Fire Company. $5 pancakes. Pictures with the bunny. 50/50 raffle.

Easter Egg Hunt, Mayo Park in Beachwood, 1.p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt, Waretown Lake, 1 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt, Pine Lake in Manchester, 10 a.m.

Palm Sunday Egg Hunt, Seaside Heights Boardwalk, 1 p.m. Age groups report to: 0-2 Hancock Avenue; 3-4 Blaine Avenue; 5-6 Sumner Avenue; 7-8 Hamilton Avenue; 9-10 Lincoln Avenue; Special Needs at Franklin Avenue.

Boardwalk Easter Egg Hunt, Point Pleasant Beach. Age groups will be: 0-4 year-olds on the beach in front of the Aquarium, 5-6 & 7-8 years on the beach in front of Frank’s Fun Center, 9-10 years on the beach in front of the Amusement Park. Limit 3 eggs per child; please no digging utensils. 1 p.m., rain or shine.

Easter Egg Hunt, Vista Park in Pine Beach, 1 p.m.

April 15

Easter Egg Hunt, Howell Elks Club, 12 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt, Allaire Village, 4263 Atlantic Ave. Farmingdale. Divided into age groups. Hunts take place every 15 minutes from noon to 4 p.m. Registration recommended at allairevillage.org.

Easter Egg Hunt, Tuckerton Seaport. Registration at 10 a.m. and hunt at 11 a.m. For more info, 609-296-2937.

April 16

Annual Easter Promenade, Seaside Heights Boardwalk, 10 a.m. Flowers distributed by Mayor and Council, prizes for best dressed and entertainment following the contest.

Easter Parade, Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk, 1 p.m. parade with registration at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in front of Joey Tomatoes.