Have a hoppingly good time this Easter weekend in Berks County, Pennsylvania. With the promise of warmer weather, it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the gamut of local holiday celebrations. As expected, Easter activities are plentiful and range from traditional to historic to the eco-friendly fun. Here’s a smattering of things to do this weekend. As you read our list, make note of the events you and your family and friends will like best. Go to one, or go to all. Whatever you do, Pennsylvania’s Americana Region wishes you and yours, a wonderful holiday weekend.
March 30 & 31
Easter Egg Hunt
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bring the whole family and stay for lunch at Weaver’s Orchard. Your little ones will love the variety of activities that include egg hunts, face painting, posing with the Easter Bunny, and visiting with baby animals. Weaver’s provides baskets for egg hunts. The admission price of $7 (max. age 12) includes participation in one egg hunt plus all of the other activities listed.
A Homestead Easter
10:00 am – 4:00 pmDaniel Boone Homestead
Experience Easter at the Homestead – Daniel Boone’s homestead. Who needs food coloring when you can dye eggs – 18th-century style! Learn about egg scratching, and a certain bunny…and his travels from Europe to the US!|
Admission: Kids: 4 & under – FREE, 5-14 yrs old – $4, Adults – $7
8th Annual Egg-Stravaganza
10:00 am – 11:30 am
South Mountain YMCA Camps
South Mountain YMCA invites you to join in the family fun at their 8th Annual Egg-Stravaganza Egg Hunt. Festivities include age-appropriate egg hunts with prizes, spring crafts, face painting, door prizes and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself! This event is free and open to all!
Easter Bunny Train Rides
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Allentown and Auburn Railroad
Hippety Hop, Buttercup the Bunny is on his way to the Allentown & Auburn Railroad! Buttercup loves to ride the train with the kiddos. He even gives a little Easter treat. Train departure times: 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm & 4pm
Ages 12+: $14 Ages 65+: $12 Ages 3-11: $8 Ages 2 & Under: $.01
Easter at the Museum
12:00 – 4:00
Reading Public Museum
Continue the Easter tradition of spending time at the Reading Public Museum. Take photos – outside and in, participating in an on your own Easter egg hunt, and exploring the galleries. No reservations necessary. Personal cameras or smartphones are also welcome.