Easter 2021: What to Do With Kids in The DC Metropolitan Area

Easter is right around the corner and this Easter is certainly looking a lot more fun than last year! We're talking roasting marshmallow peeps, a dinosaur egg hung, visiting the Easter Bunny on a train, an underwater egg hunt and a whole lot more!

And to make sure you don't miss out on any of the fun, we've searched high and low to find you some amazingly fun activites and events for the whole family!  Whether you are looking to get out of the house or would prefer to stay put, there is something for you. 

Make sure to plan ahead as many locations are limiting capacity or requiring reservations so everyone can have fun and be safe at the same time.

Here's all the Easter fun to be had in the  DC Metropolitan area...

Easter Treasure Hunt & Chocolate

A treasure hunt and chocolate...what more do you need for Easter?

Don your favorite Easter bonnet and celebrate spring with a fun filled treasure hunt at The Mansion! Plus explore the themed rooms and secret door prizes for best dressed and best Easter bonnet. 

Where: The Mansion on O & O Street Museum | Washington, DC

When: From March 21st to April 5th

Visit Fritz the Easter Bunny Virtually

How about a private and personalized call with Fritz the Easter Bunny? Yep, this virtual call gives you child some one-on-one time with the Easter Bunny plus their own special photo with Fritz!

Where: Online

When: From March 21st to April 3rd

1st Annual Egg Hunt

An Easter egg scavenger hunt around town? What fun! Explore Chantilly, Centreville and South Riding to find Easter eggs throughout town. Upload your photo at each location and enter to win prizes. 

Where: Chantilly, Centreville & South Riding

When: From March 7 – April 2, 2021

Underwater Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny is missing hundreds of eggs, and they have been found floating in the Reston Community Center pools. Come splash, swim and hunt with us. Some treats will float for little ones, others will sink for those seeking a little more adventure.

Where: Reston Community Center pools

When: From March 7 – April 2, 2021

Free Photos with the Easter Bunny

Snag a free visit with the Easter Bunny himself and a great photo too! 

Where: nZone in Chantilly, VA

When: March 24 & 25th

Eggster Bunnies

Come decorate your own Easter Bunny using the wet felting technique. Great for ages 5 to adult.

Where: Sully Historic Site | Chantilly, VA

When: March 26th

Easter Egg Hunt

Do marshmallow peeps really grow on trees? Come harvest a few marshmallows to roast on the bonfire at the farm. Don't forget to find the eggs filled with treats. Plus see some spring chicks and baby animals and take a wagon ride!

Where: Great Country Farms| Bluemont, VA

When: From March 26- April 3, 2021


2021 Bunnyland is back! Come enjoy the egg hunt, Farm Fun Zone, hayride, country bunny character photo op and more!

Where: Butler’s Orchard| MD

When: From March 27- April 11, 2021

Dinosaur Egg Hunt

For ages 3-8, enjoy a dinosaur-themed program and an outdoor egg hunt while visiting Dinoland in Nature Playce.

Where: Hidden Oaks Nature Center | Annandale, VA

When: March 27-28, April 3 and April 5

Easter Egg Stravaganza

Enjoy fun for the whole family! Sign your child up for our snack and paint, karaoke, games, an egg hunt and fun! 

Where: 1680 Old Bridge Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192

When: March 27th

Bunny Trains

The Easter Bnny on a train? Need we say more? Children will also receive a small surprise! 

Where: Walkersville Southern Railroad | Walkersville, MD

When: March 27-28 and April 3

Spring Has Sprung Trail Adventure & Egg Hunt

Delight in an outdoor, guided adventure on the grounds of the Robinson Nature Center! At each stop, enjoy spring-themed activities, games or fun, nature interpretation stations.

Where: Robinson Nature Center | MD

When: March 27-28th

Easter Egg Hunt & Espresso

Coffee and an egg hunt? Yes, please! Let the kids enjoy an egg hunt at the cafe while you relax and sip on some coffee. 

Where: Roll Call Room Cafe and Coffee Roaster | Dumfries, VA

When: March 28th

Easter Cookie Decorating Baskets (to Go)

Grab an Easter cookie decorating basket to go. It's cookie magic in a box that gives back to the community! 

Where: Fairmont Washington, D.C. (Georgetown)

When: Last day to place orders is March 29th

Mom & Me Easter Paint Night

Join the Vagabond Sandwich Company for a virtual Mom & Me Easter paint night! 

Where: Online (material pick-up at Vagabond Sandwich Company in Bel Air, MD)

When: Pick-up materials on March 29th & complete anytime

Bunny Crafts Kit

Schedule a curbside appointment to pick-up your free Bunny Crafts Kit which has all the materials you will need to make 3 different bunny crafts including a 3D bunny, heart bunny and origami bunny bookmak.

Where: Pick-up from Charles County Library Potomac Branch | Indian Head, MD

When: Pick-up from March 22nd - March 29th

Egg Hunts Galore

Enjoy egg hunts for children of different ages (between ages 1 and 6). Plus enjoy all the extra farm fun including the petting farm, rides and play areas for all to enjoy!

Where: Clark's Elioak Farm | MD

When: April 2 - 11

Bunny Hop Parade

Put on your spring bonnet or bunny ears and join us for some socially distanced games and treats! 

Where: Stead Park | DC

When: April 3rd

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