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...
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
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!
When: From March 21st to April 3rd
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
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
Snag a free visit with the Easter Bunny himself and a great photo too!
Where: nZone in Chantilly, VA
When: March 24 & 25th
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
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
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
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
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
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
Where: Roll Call Room Cafe and Coffee Roaster | Dumfries, VA
When: March 28th
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
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
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
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
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