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. Read more about Easter meals in Cumberland Valley.

Easter Feast Cooking Demo

Saturday, March 09, 2024

Emily Long Saturday, March 9, 2024 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Reg. $69.00 Anniversary Price $50.00/person #114 (regular price: $69/person) Emily’s delicious menu will get you ready for your Easter entertaining. Asparagus & Brie Puff Pastry w/ Thyme Honey Crispy Goat Cheese Poppers Grilled... Read More 

Easter Tea in Wonderland

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Spring is in the air! As winter bids us adieu, join us in celebrating new beginnings by sipping on a variety of aromatic teas, indulging in scrumptious sweet and savory tea fare, and engaging in wonderful conversations. This event is recommended for ages 4 and up. Included in your experience: 2-hour... Read More 

Easter Luncheon Cooking Demo

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Emily Long Saturday, March 30, 2024 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. $59.00/person #142 Spring is in the air and on the menu in this lovely spring luncheon. Asparagus & Smoked Salmon Frittata Garlic & Herb Roasted Cherry Tomato Carbonara w/ Crispy Prosciutto & Burrata Greek Marinated Shrimp... Read More 

11th Annual Downtown Carlisle Bunny Hop

Saturday, April 06, 2024

On Saturday, April 6, 2024, from 12 pm to 3 pm, Georgie Lou's Retro Candy will be hosting the 11th 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 participating businesses collecting treats, playing games,... Read More 

Easter Egg Hunts

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

Snapology Easter Egg Hunt (Upper Allen Township)

Saturday, March 16, 2024 - Sunday, March 24, 2024

A family-friendly event where you can skip the candy and learn about Snapology programs. We offer children academic enrichment, social development, and other fun activities. Instead of finding candy, the kids will find free summer camp passes, class passes, and other cool prizes. A healthy creative... Read More 

Snapology Easter Egg Hunt (Silver Spring Township)

Saturday, March 16, 2024 - Sunday, March 24, 2024

A family-friendly event where you can skip the candy and learn about Snapology programs. We offer children academic enrichment, social development, and other fun activities. Instead of finding candy, the kids will find free summer camp passes; class passes, and other cool prizes. A healthy creative... Read More 

Easter Egg Hunt @ Linwood Estate

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Join Linwood Estate for its second annual Easter Egg Hunt event! Hunt for eggs around the property with the Easter Bunny, with breakfast refreshments by Greystone Brewhouse to follow in our Mansion! Click here to purchase tickets. Read More 

Lower Allen Township Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Lower Allen Township will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt, rain or shine, starting at 10 a.m. on March 23 at Lower Allen Community Park on Lisburn Road. Children should bring their own basket. 10:00 AM (up to 3 years old) – Upper Pavilion 10:20 AM (4-6 years old) – Keystone Pavilion... Read More 

Mechanicsburg Borough Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Come enjoy Mechanicsburg Borough's annual Easter egg hunt! Gather next to the new playground equipment and wait for the fun to begin! Read More 

Spring Fling & Easter Egg Hunt @ Paulus

Friday, March 29, 2024 - Saturday, April 06, 2024

Come on out this spring for egg hunts, egg decorating, hayrides, animal visits, and the Easter Bunny! Tickets include: • A dozen hard-boiled eggs and decorating supplies, plus your own private table space for your group to decorate! • FarmPark admission to the friendly farm animals and play spaces •... Read More 

An Eisenhower Easter Egg Roll

Saturday, March 30, 2024

On-site parking available | Free & open to the public Families are invited to enjoy An Eisenhower Easter Egg Roll at the historic site. Kids can enjoy story time with their family and participate in activities related to the historic White House Easter egg roll. Earn and decorate a wooden Easter... Read More 

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 30, 2024

It's time for the annual Easter Egg Hunt @ McCurdy's Tree Farm. As always, there will be lots of eggs, laughs, & fun for ages newborn to 10. There will be designated areas for the various age groups and a special needs area, too! Get a picture with the Easter Bunny! This event starts promptly at... Read More 

Easter Egg Hunt @ Hollabaugh Bros.

Saturday, March 30, 2024

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 

Shippensburg History Center's Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Join the Shippensburg History Center for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Families are encouraged to come in and participate in games, letter writing, and the Stewart House Scavenger Hunt! The Easter Egg Hunt starts at 1:00 PM! Several large prizes will be given out this year as we have done in past... Read More 

Wee Ones' Easter Egg Hunt @ Paulus

Saturday, March 30, 2024

The Wee Ones' Egg hunt is short and sweet for our littlest of farm visitors! This event is limited to children ages 2 and under. This is just an enjoyable little egg hunt inside the big greenhouse for their first or second Easter holiday. We will have baby and toddler-approved treats and treasures,... Read More 

Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Grab the family and come out for a fun-filled morning at ABC! We will have an Easter Brunch Buffet and an Egg Hunt on the green. Brunch Pricing Adults: $16.00 Kids: $8.00 Reservations Required: 717-462-6161 1757 Grille ABC is located at the Carlisle Barracks Golf Course. Read More 

Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Carlisle UMC

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Stop by for a community-wide Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, from 10 am to noon at Carlisle United Methodist Church (333 S Spring Garden St, Carlisle). Crafts, games, snacks, and hunts for ages birth through 5th grade. There may even be a special visit from the Easter Bunny! Register by March... Read More 

Meadowbrooke Gourds Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20, 2024

There will be 2,000 dyed gourd eggs along with 21 prize eggs in each hunt. All participants will be limited to 5 gourd eggs and if you’re lucky, 1 prize gourd egg. Please be courteous to your fellow hunters and only keep the allowable number of eggs. You must register each person who wishes to hunt... Read More 

Easter Services

Suggestions for denominational and non-denominational Easter services through Cumberland Valley will be posted as information becomes available.

Easter Sunrise Service on City Island

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Join Journey Church at 6:30 am for an incredible Easter Sunrise service on City Island. Read More