Easter Parades, Egg Hunts, and More This Weekend!
If you’re looking for some good family fun on this rather warm spring weekend (looks like no rain is in the forcast ’til Sunday afternoon), check out some of the events taking place in the Monmouth/Ocean County area.
–Kids who know and love Sesame Street’s Susan can strut before her in their holiday finery Sunday in Asbury Park. Doctor Loretta Long joins Mayor Ed Johnson on the judge’s stand for Asbury’s 78th Easter Pageant. Men, women, boys, girls and families in their spring best will win prizes on the boardwalk. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Best of all, it’s FREE.
– Allaire Village Egg Hunt includes photos with the Easter Bunny, an “egging each other on” race, games, crafts, and more. Bring your Easter bonnets to take part in a historic Easter Bonnet contest and parade! Saturday, $5 per person, at Allaire State Park.
– The Easter Express Train Ride on the Pine Creek Railroad at Allaire State Park. (Separate from the egg hunt in Allaire Village). Share a ride on the train with the Easter Bunny! The train leaves every half hour. Buy your tickets at the ticket office when you get there. $5 each. Saturday and Sunday, Noon – 4:30 p.m.
-Miracle on Main in Manasquan is Saturday from Noon – 3 p.m. in Squan Plaza, Manasquan. Fun for the whole family with food and treat samples, Easter fun for the kids, music and dancing, and more. And while you’re there, find out about the adults-only bar hop that begins later in the day! Proceeds benefit hurricane relief efforts.
– Pier Village Easter Egg Hunt will have 1,000 eggs. Each child will be given 24 eggs to fill with candy and coupons. Live music, the Easter Bunny, and children’s activities Saturday from Noon – 2 p.m. at Pier Village in Long Branch. FREE