Here’s what’s “Hoppening” in Chesco for Easter!

Our Chesco Mom readers have requested a rundown on local Chester County Easter Egg Hunts. Here is what we have found. We know there are more in the local area so if f you know of other events that are open to the public, please let us know so we can share. You can email us at Please include as much information as you can and/or web links.

Events in Downingtown:
Community Egg Hunt at Bell Tavern Park
Saturday, March 27 a 10:00am. Bring your own basket.

Community East Egg Hunt at Kerr Park
Saturday, March 27th at 2:30PM
Bring your own basket
Easter Egg Hunt with 76ers “Hip-Hop” for kiddos Ages 3 to 10.
Special Prizes, Sixers hats and game tickets!

Events in Thorndale/ Coatesville:

Community Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 27th (rain date 3/28)

West Brandywine Township Community Park 198 Lafayette Road Coatesville, PA 19320

Sign Up Required.. click here to RSVP (bring your own basket)

Caln Township Community Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 27th (rain date 3/28)
Caln Municipal Park (across from Giant)

Valley Township

Valley Township Parks & Recreation Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Friday April 10th at 3:00pm

Westwood Fire Company

1403 Valley Rd.

Coatesville, PA 19320.

There will be games, prizes and an appearance by the Easter Bunny! This event is for all Valley Township residents ages 2 to 12.

Events in West Chester:

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 27th at 10am
Everhart Park, West Chester
( Corner of Miner St. & S. Bradford Ave.)
This event is for children ages 2-9
Bring your own basket

Lunch with the Easter Bunny
Saturday, March 27th
Spence Cafe, 29 East Gay St. West Chester
$10.50 per person
Reservations required

Annual Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet
Saturday April 4
Please call for hours
Holiday Inn West Chester
610-692-1900 ext. 247

Easter Bunny Express
Saturday, March 27th, Sunday March 28th and Saturday April 3rd
Train departs Market Street Station at noon and 2PM
Adults $20
Ages 2-12 – $12.50
Toddlers – $5
For more information:

FREE Egg Hunt in West Chester
Saturday, April 3 at 4:00PM
Miner & Brandywine Street, West Chester
All children welcome!
Snacks and prizes for all.
Live Music.
Hosted by First Presbyterian Church of West Chester

Easter Egg Hunt and Decorated Hat Parade for West Goshen Township Residents Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 10:30am – West Goshen Community Park

Helicopter Hops the Easter Bunny in for a special visit Saturday March 27
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center Helicopter Rides, Picture with the Easter Bunny starts at 1PM., Helicopter Scavenger Hunt Included.
1220 American Blvd. West Chester PA 19380
Individual Ticket Rates Adults – $7.00 Seniors – $6.00 Students – $5.00

Community Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 27th at 10:00am
East Goshen Township Park Paoli Pike West Chester, PA 19380 610-692-7171
For more information:
Amerikids will be painting faces & the Giant Bunny will pose for pictures. The Big bunny arrives via firetruck. No East Goshen Child should miss this event.

Events in Exton:

Whiteland Towne Center – Photos with the Easter Bunny
Rt. 100 & Rt. 30 in Exton (Kohl’s Acme, TJ Maxx)
Saturday, March 27th
11:00am – 2:00PM
Photos with The Easter Bunny $5 ( near Party City)
(check in the FREE KIDS newspaper – available at grocery stores, preschools, activity centers, etc -for a free photo coupon)
All proceeds to benefit Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 3 Day

Exton Square Mall – Photos with the Easter Bunny
Visits & Photos with the Easter Bunny through April 3, 2010
Upper Level (Near Gertrude Hawk Chocolates)
Bunny Photo Hours:
Monday-Saturday: 10am – 8pm Sundays: 11am – 6pm
The Easter Bunny takes breaks… Monday-Saturday: Lunch 1-2pm — Dinner 5-6pm Sundays: 2-3pm.
Click here for more information on how you can order a FAST PASS and avoid the line for your photo.
Sunday, April 4th – Reservations Required!
Adults – $35
Chidren ages 6-12 – $16
Under age 6 – FREE
To make your reservation please call 610-249-2180

Events in Southern Chester County:

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Longwood Gardens

April 3, 8:00 & 9:30 am

Spend the morning with the Easter Bunny at a special breakfast. After your meal, hunt for easter eggs on the Terrace lawn. Reservations required. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit

Annual Community Egg Hunt at Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square
Saturday, April 3, 10AM
Area youngsters up to age 12 are welcomed to search for the hundreds of eggs hidden in the locust grove.
Bring a container for your collection. No registration; no fee

Easter Egg Hunt in Downtown Oxford
April 2nd
3:30 -5:00PM
Start at H & R Block & South 3rd Street.
Ages 2-12

Fun Events that are outside of Chester County:

Bunnyland at Linvilla Orchards (Media, Delaware County) Kids will love taking a hayride through the woods to see their favorite rabbit. There’s storytelling, face painting, pony rides and free photo ops with the Easter Bunny. Stop by Linvilla’s Farm Market and Bakery to stock up on freshly baked treats like hot cross buns, cheese babkas, and mouth-watering pies.
Linvilla Orchards 137 West Knowlton Road, Media, PA 610-876-7116
Hayride Hours 11 am- 4 pm March 20 & 21 and March 27 thru April 3 Visit for details

Strasburg Railroad Easter Bunny Train. April 2-4. Travel with Peter Cottontail on an authentic steam train to Paradise, PA., and back. 717-687-7522;


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