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Where to Find Easter Egg Hunts, Parades, Train Rides, and More, in Fairfield County CT

Easter egg hunts for children, infants, and toddlers, in Fairfield County.

Report by Paula Antolini
April 3, 2015 10:35PM EDT

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Want to go to an Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Parade, Easter Train Ride or other Easter event in Connecticut in 2015?

Easter Egg Hunts and Events

Fairfield County

  • Church of the Good Shepherd

    – Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for infant, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, FREE admission, Vendors, Other activities for children, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, face painting, inflatables/bounce house
    163 New Canaan Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-846-9593. Email: jacinta@goodshepherdnorwalk.org Event date and time: Saturday April 4, 2015 from 11am to 1pm. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates Directions: Click here for a map and directions Payment: Free – no payments needed for anything. Click here for our Facebook page This is a kids event for all our friends in the Fairfield County community. Ages 0-13. It’s for everyone! Even if you don’t go to church you’re welcome to bring your kids for an egg hunt, bounce house and treats. It probably goes without saying, but….it’s free! There will also be food for the adult type people! If your kids don’t like candy they might not like this event…but they might want to try it out anyway. Feel free to invite your friends and family. (ADDED: March 17, 2015) (ADDED: March 27, 2014)

  • Connecticut Audubon Society Egg-stravangaza

    – Easter egg hunt 2325 Burr St., Fairfield, CT. Phone: 203-359-6305. Event date and time: Saturday, April 4, 2015 from  10– 11:30 am  and 1 pm to 2:30 pm. Center at Fairfield. Fun family activities include an egg hunt (ideal for children 8 and under), spring-themed craft making, and a visit from a special rabbit. Our morning egg hunt includes a continental breakfast and our afternoon hunt includes juice, cookies and healthy snacks. Pre-registration required. Program fee: $10/child and $5 for adults for CAS members; $15/child and $5 for adults for nonmembers. Children under 2 are free. Preregistration required 203-259-6305 ext. 109. Please register by April 2, 2015. (UPDATED: April 2, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: April 11, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: March 26, 2013, from their website)

  • Danbury Railway Museum Easter Bunny Express

    – Easter egg hunts 120 White St, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-778-8337. Event date and time: 2015 Easter Bunny Trains are Friday April 3 & Saturday April 4; Trains depart every 30 minutes from 12:30-3:30. $10.00 age 2 and over (under 2, free). Admission includes: Ride through our railyard on a vintage train;  Visit with the Easter Bunny in his special railroad car; Small gift for children from the Easter Bunny; Temporary tattoos, Coloring station; Thomas® play table, Operating layouts; Museum exhibits. Reservations Suggested: for reservations or click here Reservations available online up to 48 hours before the event.  (UPDATED: April 2, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: April 15, 2014, from their website)

  • Darien Community Association

    – Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for infant, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, The Easter bunny will make an appearance, There is an admission fee, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, restrooms. 274 Middlesex Road, Darien, CT 06820. Phone: 203-655-9050. Email: info@dariendca.org Event date and time: The hunt will be held on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 10:00am. Directions: Take exit 10 off of Highway 95 and head East on Noroton Avenue. Go through two stop lights (Ledge Road, West Avenue); at the third stop light, turn right on Middlesex Road. We are on the right side, less than a minute down the road. Our historic mansions is white, atop a great big lawn, where the Easter Egg Hunt will be held. We will assist with parking, as it can get busy!. Click here for a map and directions Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page Please come early as the Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10:00am sharp and takes only a few minutes. A special appearance by the Easter Bunny makes this a wonderful morning so make sure to bring your camera. Special price: $10 per car. Program revenue helps to support the mission of the Darien Community Association (DCA), including scholarships for Darien High School graduates. The DCA is a privately-funded non-profit. (ADDED: March 10, 2015)

  • Free Easter Egg Hunt

    – Easter egg hunts for all ages (includes adults), FREE admission, Children’s crafts, Children’s music and storytelling, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, 1880 Barnum Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 2033606342. Email: Cindyfacey@yahoo.com Event date and time: See their website or call for the date (this event was held in 2013, but I have not been able to find any information about this year) from 12 pm to 4pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions  (UPDATED: April 15, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: March 21, 2013)

  • Fairfield Easter Egg Hunt

    – Easter egg hunt South Pine Creek Soccer Field on Old Dam Road, Fairfield, CT. Phone: (203) 256-3144. Event date and time: Based on last year’s date, it should be Saturday, March 28, 2015 (but be SURE to confirm this directly with them, as we have not yet received an update) a1 PM Sharp. The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is presented by the Town Youth Council and Fairfield Parks and Recreation Department. Pre-school children to 3rd graders should bring their Easter Baskets to the South Pine Creek Soccer Field on Old Dam Road. The Egg Hunt starts at 1:00 PM sharp, but all are encouraged to come down early and meet the Easter Bunny. A $1.00 per person donation is requested to benefit a Town Youth Council fundraiser, “The Jacky Durrell Memorial Service Award Scholarship” which awards 3 scholarships to local High School Seniors each year. Don’t be late! The eggs go fast ! In case of inclement weather call the morning of the event for status. (UPDATED: April 11, 2014, from their website)  (UPDATED: March 27, 2013, from their website)

  • Farmington Miniature Golf & Ice Cream Parlor Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    – Easter egg hunts
    11048 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT. Phone: 860-677-0118. Event date and time: Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 11am to 2pm. Our 19th Annual Easter Egg Hunt is to benefit Our Companions Animal Sanctuary. Kids (ages up to 9 years of age) can hunt for over 15,000 Easter Eggs filled with Chocolate and Prizes with your $1 donation to the Our Companions Domestic Animal Sanctuary. Plus enjoy tons of more family fun with face painting with Sparkle The Clown, ice cream, bounce house and pictures with the Easter Bunny! And the whole thing was emceed by Mike Stacy of Lite 100.5 FM. Click HERE for the complete schedule of events!  (UPDATED: April 2, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: April 15, 2014, from their website)

  • Heckscher Farm Egg Hunt at Stamford Museum And Nature Center

    – Easter Egg Hunt, Stamford Museum And Nature Center, 39 town Road, Stamford, CT. Phone: 203-322-1646. Email: info@stamfordmuseum.org Event date and time: Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 10 am to 12:30 pm. Children ages six and younger can bring their own baskets and hunt for hundreds of eggs that will be hidden all over Heckscher Farm. Eggs will be distributed throughout the two-hour event. Once eggs have been collected, they can be turned in for a goody bag. Parents and older siblings are welcome to come along in support. The gates of the farm will open at 10 am. Please note only one goody bag will be provided for each child ages six and younger. 2015 prices are: Members: $5 per family | Non-Members: $5 per family plus gate admission. Then after you have hunted for your eggs on Heckscher Farm, stop by the Overbrook Nature Center to learn about other spring eggs! Discover the special eggs of salamanders and why bird eggs come in different shapes and colors. We’ll have ongoing self-guided crafts. Join us at 12:30 pm for a live “Egg-laying Animals” class to meet a chicken, snake, and more. The second event is: Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission.  (UPDATED: April 2, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: April 15, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: March 27, 2013, from their website)

  • Pequot Library Annual Easter Egg Roll

    – Easter egg hunts 720 Pequot Avenue, Auditorium/Concert Hall and Great Lawn, Southport, CT. Phone: (203) 259-0346 ext. 18 . Event date and time: Call to find out IF they are having it this year; we cannot find any current information about this event, last year it was the Saturday right before Easter. Ages 2-12. Join the 8th Annual Easter Egg Roll, following White House tradition, on Pequot Library’s Great Lawn. Bring your own hard-boiled eggs for decorating first and a long-handled wooden spoon (or use ours). Dance the Bunny Hop and meet the Easter Bunny himself. Enter your favorite egg in the age-category race. Rain or shine.   (UPDATED: April 2, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: April 15, 2014, from their website)

  • Rowayton Community Center

    – Easter egg hunts 33 Highland Ave, Norwalk, CT 06853. Phone: 203-831-0870. Event date and time: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10 am. Hop on over to the Community Center, rain or shine, to meet the Easter Bunny and participate in RCA’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. Parents, please drop off six plastic eggs filled with candy, snacks or coins for each participating child to T.G. Diamandis at 3 St. James Place (off Yarmouth Road at the top of Browne Place) on Friday, April 3rd between 12 noon and 8:00pm. Eggs may also be dropped off at the Community Center field before 9:30am on the day of the hunt. For more information, email T.G. Diamandis or call.  (UPDATED: April 2, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: April 15, 2014, from their website)

  • St. Margaret Shrine Easter Egg Hunt

    – Easter egg hunt 2539 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT. Email: shrinenews@gmail.com Event date and time: Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 2-4pm. Get your Easter basket and come for a free egg hunt! The fun includes a special area for little children, Bridgeport Fire Department Touch-A-Truck, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. There will also be a raffle, hot chocolate, and cookies for sale. Rain date is March 28, 2015. (ADDED: March 17, 2015)

  • United Methodist Church of Monroe Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    – Easter egg hunts 515 Cutlers Farm Road, Monroe, CT. Phone: 203-268-8395. Email: umc@umcmonroe.org Event date and time: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9 am. Join us for a “Hoppin’ Good Time!” at the United Methodist Church of Monroe’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The event begins at 9:00 am and will be held rain (inside) or shine (outside). The cost to participate is $3.00 per child (grade 5 and under) and $5.00 per adult and includes breakfast, a craft and the egg hunt. Don’t forget your Easter Basket! Please RSVP by March 27 by calling or via email. Please include your family’s name, # of people attending, ages of children, and your phone/email. Space is limited.  (UPDATED: April 2, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: April 15, 2014, from their website)

  • Young Women’s League of New Canaan (YWL) Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    – Easter egg hunt, bounce houses, Photos with the Bunny, face painting, Waveny Park, 899 South Ave, New Canaan, CT 06840. Email: EEH@ywlnewcanaan.org Event date and time: Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9:30 am. This magical experience takes place on the historic property and sprawling grounds of Waveny Park and includes 10,000 Easter Eggs, Mr. & Mrs. Bunny, the Dixie Land Band, bounce houses, bunny ears, face painting and lots and lots of cupcakes. In the event of inclement weather the Easter Egg Hunt will take place on the same day at New Canaan High School. Mr. and Mrs. Bunny and their chicks on the Old Faithful antique fire engine. The egg hunt will take place at 10:40, where one child in each age group will walk away with the golden egg containing a gift certificate redeemable at the New Canaan Toy Store.  (ADDED: March 17, 2015, JBS)

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