Early Easter celebrations have sprung in the Capital Region! Check out the variety of family-friendly activities happening this weekend. In addition to Easter events, Albany has a variety of other activities to do, including a spring fling, a film festival, a craft beverage event, and more.
Easter Events – April 1
- North Greenbush Easter Egg Hunt: Join the North Greenbush Youth and Recreation Committee for their annual easter egg hunt. Bring baskets to collect special treats and meet the Easter Bunny.
- 3rd Annual Easter EGGstravaganza at Altamont Vineyard and Winery: Bring the kids to participate in an Easter egg hunt, visit with bunnies and goats, and even take a pony ride. There will be photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and live music to dance to.
- Town of Schodack Easter Egg Hunt: Make your way to Schodack this Saturday for an Easter egg hunt at the Schodack Town Park.
- Easter Egg Hunt at Troy’s Landscape Supply: Celebrate Easter with Troy’s Landscape Supply and join them for an egg hunt, a petting zoo, a flower planting station, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
Easter Events – April 2
- Easter Bunny Breakfast at Apex Entertainment Albany: Join the Easter Bunny for a pancake breakfast and photos at the Crossgates Mall. Afterward, kids can play in the arcade at Apex Entertainment.
- Kulak’s Annual Easter Event: Head to Kulak’s Nursery and Landscaping to take photos with the Easter Bunny, visit farm animals, and do a kid-friendly Easter craft.
- Meet the Easter Bunny at Faddegon’s Nursery: The Easter Bunny will appear around Faddegon’s Nursery’s greenhouses.
- Town of Rotterdam 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt: Grab your Easter basket and get to hunting at the Town of Rotterdam’s Easter egg hunt. Kids will meet the Easter Bunny and dance to music at the Bubble Dance Party.
Find Other Weekend Events to Check Out
Through April 8
Get ready for the largest Easter Egg Hunt in New York State! This family-friendly, interactive Easter event is great for the entire family. Enjoy this spring-themed event that includes balloon artists, a giant Easter egg hunt, carnival rides, face painting, and more.
March 31 – April 2
Watch as poems and tales from the famous Edgar Allan Poe come to life during the one-person performance by Daniel Hall Kuhn in the Bridge Street Theatre’s SOLOFEST. Alone will play this weekend for three performances; this is one you won’t want to miss.
Head to Troy this Friday evening for a night of fun! Support local businesses, groove to live music, and take advantage of the food and drink specials around the city. There will be endless entertainment, with more than 80 bars and restaurants and 50 retail shops participating.
Check out the Spring Fling at the Colonie Center this weekend. This event is the perfect opportunity to find unique arts, crafts, and lifestyle products you won’t see anywhere else. So come out and support all your local crafters, artists, and vendors.
Calling all film and screening fanatics! Enjoy a lineup of award-winning novelists, screenwriters, filmmakers, and more this weekend at the 3rd Annual Albany Film Festival. Short film awards will be announced, and film screenings will take place throughout the event.
Experience a pop-up New York State craft beverage market and tasting event this weekend at miSci, the Museum of Innovation and Science. Sample local libations while exploring miSci’s science and technology exhibits; what could be better?! In addition to sampling, many products will also be available for purchase to take home.
Attend a performance by British soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn this weekend at the Union College Memorial Chapel. With Simon Lepper on the piano, this duo performs incredible music that will leave you breathless.