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Easter Activities

Easter is a special time of faith, joy, renewal, and celebration. There are countless ways to make the holiday special, whether you’re spending it with friends, family, as a couple, or enjoying some solo time.  Easter activities can add depth and meaning to your holiday celebration while making it memorable. 

Easter Activities to Do with Friends

  • Easter Bunny Photo Booth- Set up a DIY photo booth with Easter-themed props and costumes. Spend the afternoon snapping silly photos with your friends, creating memories to cherish long after the holiday is over.
  • Easter Movie Marathon- Host a movie night with friends and enjoy a marathon of Easter-themed films. From animated classics to family-friendly comedies, there’s something for everyone to enjoy as you relax and unwind together.
  • Easter Egg Painting Party- Host friends over for an afternoon or evening of painting and decorating Easter eggs together while snacking and sipping festive drinks.
  • Easter Bonnet or Hat Contest- Tell everyone to get creative and make their funniest or most elaborate Easter-themed hat, then hold a contest to see who wins.
  • Easter Sweets Baking Night- Gather for quality time with friends whipping up Easter cookies, cakes and other treats to share and swap with each other.
  • Volunteer Easter Event- Look for opportunities to spread some holiday cheer by participating in an Easter community service project or event with your friend group.  
  • Easter Trivia Party- Plan an Easter trivia game night, with players formed into teams, and fun prizes for the winning team. Easter Trivia Game.
  • Easter Happy Hour or Cocktails- Get together with friends for Easter-themed cocktails or attend a special Easter happy hour at a local bar or restaurant.

Fun Activities to Do as a Family

  • Easter Egg Hunt- Organize a family egg hunt in your backyard or local park. Hide colorful eggs filled with treats and small toys for kids of all ages to find. It’s a timeless tradition that brings joy and excitement to the whole family.
  • Easter Nature Walk- Take a leisurely stroll with your family and explore the beauty of nature in springtime. Look for signs of new life like blooming flowers and chirping birds. Enjoy quality time together in the great outdoors.
  • Decorate Easter Eggs- Boil some eggs and get creative decorating them with dyes, stickers, markers, glitter, and more. Let the kids’ imaginations run wild.
  • Easter Basket Making- Put together personalized Easter baskets filled with chocolates, candies, stuffed animals, and small gifts for each child. 
  • Easter Craft Time- Spend quality time together making Easter-themed decorations, cards, artwork and more. Ideas include bunny ears, egg carton scenes, salt dough crafts and more.
  • Bake Easter Treats- Whip up some tasty Easter breads, cakes, cookies and other desserts, and let the kids help decorate them for extra fun.
  • Visit the Easter Bunny- Take the kids to get photos at the local mall, park district or farm event.
  • Easter Egg Relay Race- Organize a fun-filled relay race with Easter eggs as the main event. Divide players into teams and set up a relay course with obstacles like cones, hurdles, or balancing beams. Each team member must carry an egg on a spoon as they navigate the course, passing it off to the next teammate without dropping it. The first team to complete the relay wins a prize!
Mother and daughter enjoying one of the Easter activities decorating eggs.

Easter Activities for Couples

  • Easter Brunch or Dinner Date- Make a reservation for an Easter meal out, or cook a romantic spring feast together at home.
  • Decorate Easter Eggs Together- Make decorating Easter eggs a fun, creative activity. See who can decorate the most beautiful eggs.
  • Attend an Easter Concert or Play- Look for local Easter-themed musical, theatrical or dance performances.
  • Go on an Easter Picnic- Pack a basket with spring snacks like deviled eggs and hot cross buns and spend a sunny day picnicking at the park.
  • Plan an Easter Scavenger Hunt- Put your thinking caps on and design a fun Easter-themed scavenger hunt for around your home, neighborhood or city.
  • Make Easter Crafts or Cards- Enjoy some cute couples crafting as you make homemade Easter decorations, artwork or cards.
  • Easter Bunny Photo- Don’t let the kids have all the fun! Get in the spirit and take an adorable photo with the Easter Bunny yourselves.

Easter Activities to Do Alone

  • Easter Baking- Spend some time in the kitchen baking Easter treats for yourself. Hot cross buns, carrot cake, or chocolate eggs are great homemade Easter goodies.
  • Easter Reflection- Take some quiet time to reflect on the true meaning of Easter.
  • Curl up With a Springtime Book- Cozy up with a heartwarming novel or inspirational book set during the spring season.
  • Go for a Spring Hike- Enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of spring on a peaceful solo hike.
  • Plant an Easter Garden- Start getting your outdoor garden or planter boxes ready for spring.
  • Create Easter Decor- Tap into your crafty side and make homemade Easter decorations like floral wreaths, calligraphed signs or table centerpieces.  
  • Visit Church- Attend Easter services at your place of worship to reflect on and renew your faith. 
  • Easter Charity Giving- Embrace the spirit of giving by reaching out to those in need during the Easter season. Volunteer at a local shelter, food pantry, or charity organization. Donate gently used clothing, toys, or household items to those less fortunate.
Shows a park with yellow flowers as one of the Easter activities to enjoy alone.

No matter which activities you choose, Easter is a joyous occasion that brings together faith, family, friends, and fun festivities. As you participate in these Easter activities centered around quality time, may you find joy, meaning, and connection with your loved ones. May the spirit of Easter fill your hearts with hope, renewal, and love.

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