Easter will be here before you know it! Plan now for Easter festivities in Greater Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley. Enjoy fun for all ages with exclusive events and activities throughout the Easter season. These events tend to fill up fast so be sure to grab your tickets soon.

Hop on down the Bunny Trail…

Easter Bunny Express

The Easter Bunny is set to hop aboard the Wilmington & Western Railroad for a 1½-hour round-trip ride to Ashland. Make plans to enjoy a beautiful spring day out on the rails with the whole family. The bunny will be ready for his close-up so don’t forget your camera!

Event Dates: Saturday, April 4; Sunday, April 5; Friday, April 10; Saturday, April 11

12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. rides on each date

Eggstravaganza Breakfast and Egg Hunt

Enjoy an amazing pancake breakfast and an eggstra-ordinary hunt for treat-filled eggs in the backyard of the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Registration is open now! Event is weather permitting.

Event Dates: Sunday, March 29 and Sunday, April 5

9 a.m. to noon; seatings at 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunts at Marshall Steam Museum 

Grab the family for an egg-cellent day out at the Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights. Enjoy train rides, snacks and kids’ activities all afternoon. The main event will begin at 1 p.m., with children under 2 hunting first, followed by ages 2 to 4, ages 5 to 7, and finally ages 8 to 12. Tickets go on sale for non-members beginning March 16. Members are eligible for early registration March 9-13.

Event Dates: Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Historic Odessa 

The hunt is on. Register today for the annual egg hunt in Historic Odessa. After the hunt join in crafting fun inside the Wilson-Warner Barn. Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot today!  

Event Date: Sunday, April 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Newark’s Annual Egg Hunt

Newark, Delaware's annual egg hunt is a springtime family tradition. Children hunt for plastic eggs filled with goodies in White Clay Creek State Park to celebrate the Easter season. Be sure to bring a basket or bag to help in collecting your goodies! State park fees will be in effect.

Event Date: Saturday, April 4 from 10 to 11 a.m

Bellevue Bunny Egg Hunt

Rabbits don’t REALLY lay eggs…but the special Bellevue Bunnies at Bellevue State Park do. Grab the family and your Easter basket! The search is on. Call to pre-register at (302) 761-6963.

Event Date: Saturday, April 4 at 1:00 p.m.


The Brandywine Zoo is filled with exotic and unique animals throughout the year… and for one day in April the famed giant bunny will make its appearance! Join the zoo for an egg-tastic event filled with stories, bunny whiskers and an eggs-travagant scavenger hunt with a special prize to the first 100 families who finish!

Event Date: Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt at Penns Wood 

Join the Penns Wood Winery for their annual egg hunt! The hunt is for children 10 and under. Prizes will include candy and small toys. Pre-registration is required as this event fills up extremely quick. The Tasting room (for the adults) will open at 11:00. Food trucks, music, and a ton of fun for the whole family to enjoy. 

Event Date: Saturday, April 11 with varying hunting times! 

Easter Sunday Dining…

Bunny Brunch at Cantwell’s Tavern 

Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy Sunday brunch in a historic setting with the Easter Bunny. 

Easter Sunday Brunch and Dinner at Harry’s Savoy Grill 

Sunday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy a buffet brunch in the ballroom. Easter dinner will then be served in the restaurant from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Regular Menu will be featured for dinner.

Easter Brunch at the Christiana Hilton
Easter Sunday Buffet at Deerfield

Sunday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spectacular carved items, entrees, salads, accompaniments, desserts, and more.

Easter Brunch with the Bunny at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

April 12 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Have brunch with the bunny in the Pavilion Restaurant at the Visitors’ Center. Keep an eye out for any eggs the bunny may have dropped. Reservations are required: 302.888.4600 x7029. Includes admission to the museum, galleries, and garden.