For many, Easter is a time of mischievous bunnies, pastel candies, chocolate delights, pretty dresses, and uplifting religious services. Enjoy Easter in the Cumberland Valley with sweet treats to fill your Easter baskets, holiday eats, egg hunts, and seasonal events.

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Fill Your Easter Basket: Easter Candy & More

We've highlighted some shops where you can find unique treats and creations to fill Easter baskets. 

Coffee & Chocolate Trail

Purchase delicious artisan chocolates at a number of unique local shops throughout Cumberland Valley. Sip aromatic and delectable drinks delightful coffee shops along the way. Read More 

Snazzy Giraffe

Fabulous and trendy clothing means you will find the perfect Easter outfit for your little one at this specialty children's boutique. Their selection of gifts, toys, and accessories are ideal additions to Easter baskets. Read More 

Susan's Treasures

You'll find great Easter gifts for kids, including stuffed animals, as well a lovely selection of spring items to delight the adults in your life, including gorgeous pottery made in Italy, tote bags, scarves, and more. Read More 

Meadowbrooke Gourds

Visit the world's largest gourd crafting facility and pick up spring and Easter decor. Read More 

Georgie Lou's Retro Candy

Stock up on retro candies, pop culture gifts, and more at this unique shop in downtown Carlisle. Read More 

The Lollipop Shop

Visit downtown Shippensburg and browse the unique selection of Easter candies including clear toy candy at this small store filled with yummy treats. Read More 

Peanut Butter Eggs

You can find these delicious creations throughout Cumberland Valley in the weeks leading up to Easter. And while peanut butter is the most popular flavor, there are several other variations, including coconut and buttercream. Read More 

Easter Events And Easter Bunny Pictures

Enjoy these fun activities with family and friends.

Easter Celebration 2023

Saturday, April 01, 2023 - Sunday, April 02, 2023

"WHAT LOVE IS THIS?" March 25, 26, 31, April 1 & 2 We invite you to join us for our Easter Celebration 2023, “What Love Is This?” – a dramatic musical portrayal of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, complete with: A cast of over 100 actors, singers & dancers Live... Read More 

10th Annual Downtown Carlisle Bunny Hop

Saturday, April 01, 2023

On Saturday, April 1, 2023, from 12 pm to 3 pm, Georgie Lou's Retro Candy will be hosting the 10th Downtown Carlisle Bunny Hop! This day of spring fun will center around a downtown-wide activity for children 12 and under, who will frolic to 40+ participating businesses collecting treats, playing... Read More 

Eggsplosion Craft & Vendor Show

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Over 100 vendors with tons of spring decor to brighten up your home or give as gifts to your loved ones. Read More 

My Great Big Fat Make-Ahead Greek Easter Cooking Demo

Sunday, April 02, 2023

Diane Phillips Sunday, April 2, 2023 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. $79.00/person #440 BYOB Let Diane show you how to put a delicious Greek spin on Easter dinner. From appetizer to dessert, this menu is a winner – even with no bundt cake! Goat Cheese & Olive Spread Crudites w/ Cucumber Yogurt... Read More 

Italian Easter Treats: Hands-On Cooking Class

Thursday, April 06, 2023

Lisa Martin Thursday, April 6, 2023 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $59.00/person #442 Pane di Pasqua and Anginetti love knot cookies are the two most iconic Italian Easter desserts. Bring a friend and let Lisa teach you how to make these beautiful and delicious desserts for your family this Easter.... Read More 

Bunny Candy Dish

Friday, April 07, 2023

Hop down the bunny trail with us and make a cute bunny candy jar. Cost: $10 4/7/2023 10:30 am Preregistration and payment are required for all Ashcombe classes. Click here to register for this class. Can’t make it to class? You can order a take-home kit! We will package up the class for you. All you... Read More 

Easter Celebration at The Star Barn

Friday, April 07, 2023

Come celebrate Easter like never before at the historic Star Barn. Enjoy egg hunts, a petting zoo, vendors, and endless photo opportunities. Complimentary egg hunts, kids activities, yard games, petting zoo, animals, art exhibitors, art demonstrations, face painting, and vendors. Add to your... Read More 

Eggstreme Easter Fun

Saturday, April 08, 2023

We’re egg-static to announce our annual Easter Egg Hunt happening Saturday, April 8th, from 1 pm to 6 pm! Join the Harrisburg Beach Club for Eggstreme Easter Fun with DJ Kynz from 1 pm to 4 pm and a kids' egg hunt on the front lawn at 2pm. Adults, we didn't forget about you! Enjoy some drinks on the... Read More 

Spring Fling on the Farm

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Come on out this spring for hayrides, animal visits, egg hunts, egg decorating, and the Easter Bunny! Admission is for your pod of up to 6 people. Tickets include FarmPark admission, visits with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, a hayride, a dozen hard-boiled eggs and decorating supplies, plus your own... Read More 

Easter Egg Hunts

Note: Many of the hunts require pre-registration. Please see the details in the listing for each event.

RESCHEDULED: Community Egg Hunt @ Hidden Creek Park

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Due to inclement weather forecasted for Saturday, April 1, this event has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 4, at 6 pm. Join us for the Silver Spring Police annual Community Egg Hunt o at Hidden Creek Park. Welcoming children ages 1-10 years old. This event is free to the community! Additional... Read More 

Doggy Easter Egg Hunt & Mini Pet Expo

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Come down to Thornwald Park with your pup and hunt for Easter Eggs. We will be raising money to help support the Canine Rescue of Central Pennsylvania. There will also be other great pet vendors from the area to help you care for and spoil your pets! The Pet Expo is free, but don't forget to sign up... Read More 

East Pennsboro Township Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 01, 2023

The Easter Egg hunt begins promptly at 1 pm by the caboose in Adams-Ricci Park. Bring your own basket. This event is for children ages 1 to 8. No registration is required. There will be photos with the Easter Bunny before the hunt, starting at 12:30 pm. Rain date: April 2 Read More 

Easter Egg Hunt & Breakfast

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Join us at Linwood Estate for a children's Easter egg hunt on the North Lawn, followed by breakfast at Greystone Brew House in the Ballroom. 10:30 am: Egg Hunt Begins Breakfast refreshments immediately following the egg hunt (Muffins, fruit, danish, fresh veggie frittata, and other continental... Read More 

Easter Egg Hunt @ Cracked Pot Coffee Shop

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Community Easter Egg Hunt For Kids 5th Grade & Under Check-in starts at 10 am Egg Hunt starts at 10:30 am Bring a bag or basket. Parking is available across the street. Read More 

Egg Scramble

Saturday, April 01, 2023

This event occurs on Saturday, April 1, beginning at 10 a.m. in Hampden Park (behind the tennis courts). Participants should park in the pool parking lot. The hunt is open to all Township children, 2 to 8 years of age. The event is rain or shine and will start promptly at 10 a.m. Read More 

Free Range Egg Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Join us for our first Destiny Dairy Bar Free Range Egg Scavenger Hunt! Follow clues to find 10 nests of eggs and visit with your favorite farm animals along the way! Kids 15 and under, find all 10 eggs and enjoy half off ice cream or milk! Big kids and kids at heart can play along with their own... Read More 

Hippity Hop Easter Egg Walk

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Children, ages 10 and under, will follow a trail weaving through the Carlisle CountryMarket collecting candy/treat-filled eggs. Crafts will also be available until noon. This is another great family experience offered by The Carlisle Country Market Read More 

Lemoyne Bunnyfest

Saturday, April 01, 2023

The Lemoyne Bunnyfest will feature vendors, food trucks, and FREE fun, crafts, and games! Proceeds will benefit the Vickie's Angel Foundation and Family Promise HCR. Read More 

Lower Allen Township Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Lower Allen Township will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt, rain or shine, starting at 10 a.m. April 1 at Lower Allen Community Park off Lisburn Road. The egg hunt for children up to 3 years old will be at 10 am at the Upper Pavilion, 4 to 6-year-olds will hunt for eggs at 10:30 a.m. at the Keystone... Read More 

Middlesex Township Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Join us Saturday, April 1, 2023, at 10 am for a traditional Egg Hunt at the Township Park, 50 Beagle Club Road. Children ages 1-10 are invited to search for treat-filled eggs. (The plastic eggs are yours to keep.) A few prize eggs will be scattered in the mix as well. Remember to bring a basket or... Read More 

South Middletown Township Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 01, 2023

South Middleton Township will host its Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. at Spring Meadows Park Pavilion #5. The event is for children ages 2 to 8 years old, and there will be a visit from the Easter Bunny. Children should bring their own baskets. Read More 

Bethel Assembly of God Easter Egg Scramble

Sunday, April 02, 2023

Bethel Assembly of God Carlisle will host its annual Easter Egg Scramble at 3 pm on April 2. The event is rain or shine for children 12 and younger. There will be prizes, candy, and giveaways. No registration is required. Read More 

Easter Candy Scramble

Sunday, April 02, 2023

Join us for our annual Easter Candy Scramble on Sunday, 4/2, at 3 pm. The event is rain or shine and is for children 12 and under. Lots of prizes, candy, and giveaways! No registration is required, but for questions, please call 717-249-1855. Hope you can join us! Read More 

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 08, 2023

Grab your tickets today for Liquid Art's 2nd Annual ADULT Easter Egg Hunt! $20 per ticket. There will be two sessions, so pick your time: 12 pm to 1 pm or 2 pm to 3 pm. Click here for tickets. 10 Egg limit per person. Eggs will be hidden throughout the Taproom, Event room, Brewery, and outside! One... Read More 

Barnitz Church Community Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 08, 2023

The annual Barnitz Church Community Easter Egg Hunt will start with registration at 1 p.m. at the church, located at 23 Church Lane, Carlisle, off Pine Road, just past Stuart Park at Barnitz Mill. All children through fifth grade are invited to attend the free event, which features visits with the... Read More 

Carlisle Family YMCA Wet 'N Wild Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 08, 2023

Wet ‘N Wild Egg Hunt in the Pool We are breaking the hunt into sessions – 12 pm to 12:30 pm, 12:30 pm to 1 pm, and 1 pm to 1:30 pm. Each session is limited to 50 children. Bring your children to the Carlisle Family YMCA pool for a wet ‘n wild time collecting plastic eggs. Parents of children... Read More 

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 08, 2023

For ages birth thru 5th grade. There will be crafts, games, snacks, and hunts for all ages. There may even be a special visit from the Easter Bunny! Please register by March 26. Click here to register. Ages 2 & under hunts happening the whole time • PreK (ages 3-4) hunts at 10:30 am • K &... Read More 

Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Good Shepherd

Saturday, April 08, 2023

Children of all ages are invited to a community Easter egg hunt at Good Shepherd Church on Ritner Highway in Carlisle. There will be prizes plus a snack of cookies and juice. Rain or shine. Read More 

Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Hope Church

Saturday, April 08, 2023

Children of all ages are welcome to our Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, at 10 AM. The Egg Hunt will be held rain or shine! There will be lots of eggs for everyone! Come at 9:30 AM for a free outdoor breakfast to fuel up for the big event! Hope to see you there! Read More 

Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Otterbein UMC

Saturday, April 08, 2023

Grab your Easter baskets and put on your running shoes! Get ready to search for oodles of eggs! From 9 am to 10 am, we will have a light breakfast spread and crafts set up in our gym space, and then at 10 am, there will be a short Easter message followed by the egg hunt. Throughout the day, there... Read More 

Easter Egg Hunt @ Hollabaugh Bros.

Saturday, April 08, 2023

Join us for an Easter tradition on the farm. Easter Egg hunt in the apple orchard (egg hunt times every 20 minutes; divided by age groups) Photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny An Easter-themed scavenger hunt Our “Fairy Tale Trail” storyboard in the orchards Lawn games Wagon rides through the... Read More 

Easter Egg Hunt @ McCurdy's Tree Farm

Saturday, April 08, 2023

It's time for the Easter Egg Hunt again! Bring the kids out to the Easter Egg Hunt at McCurdy's Farm! As always, we will have lots of eggs, laughs, & fun! Come out & get a picture with the Easter Bunny! AGES Newborn to 10! We will have designated areas for the various age groups and will... Read More 

Egg Hunt for the Wee Ones

Saturday, April 08, 2023

The Wee Ones Egg hunt is just the sweetest little event ever, and it's just for ages 2 and younger. This is just an enjoyable little egg hunt inside the big greenhouse for your baby's first or second Easter holiday. We will have baby and toddler-approved treats and treasures, plus some fun coupons... Read More 

Mechanicsburg First Church of God Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 08, 2023

Mechanicsburg First Church of God will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. April 8 at the church at 28 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg. The egg hunt is for children from newborn to fifth grade, and children should bring their own baskets or bags to collect eggs. Easter crafts will also be available. Doors... Read More 

New Cumberland Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 08, 2023

On Saturday, April 8, 2023, the New Cumberland Youth Baseball Association is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at New Cumberland Borough Park. Come enjoy an afternoon of Easter Eggs, prizes, raffles, food, and fun! Have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. The hunts will be divided by age group: 2 and... Read More 

Shippensburg Historical Society Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 08, 2023

Join us for our second annual Easter Egg Hunt. From 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, families are encouraged to tour the historic Stewart House for Stewart House Bingo and play historical games such as “Shut the Box.” The Easter Egg hunt will begin at 1:00 PM! There is a grand prize for the child who finds the... Read More 

Meadowbrooke Gourds Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Meadowbrooke Gourds Annual Gourd Egg Hunt will be held on April 15th with a rain date of April 22nd. We will be holding 3 hunts at 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, and 2:00 pm. Each hunt will last one hour and is limited to 400 people. How it works There will be 2,000 dyed gourd eggs along with 21 prize eggs in... Read More 

Easter Services

Here are some suggestions for denominational and non-denominational Easter services through Cumberland Valley.

Easter Sunrise Service

Sunday, April 09, 2023

A Hershey Gardens tradition starting in 1947, the community is invited to join the Hershey Ministerium for this non-denominational service. No admission fee before 8 a.m. Gates open at 6 a.m. Proceeds support Hershey Food Bank and Love INC. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held under... Read More 

Easter Sunrise Service

Sunday, April 09, 2023

Sponsored by the Cumberland Valley Christian Laymen's Association in cooperation with local area churches and the Penn Township Volunteer Fire Company. Bring your own chairs, coffee, and donuts. This service is held rain, shine, or snow. Read More