Can you believe that Easter is almost here? It seems that 2015 is just flying by, but you’ve still got time to plan Easter events you family will always remember.
Maybe you’re looking for a chance to introduce your kids to the “Easter Bunny” – and even get some cherished photos, too. Or, perhaps the family would enjoy an egg hunt or even a spring or Easter festival.
Whatever you’re looking for, Maryland is sure to have it to offer. Below, we’ve rounded up a hearty list of Easter activities so you can make those holiday memories now:
8th Annual PEEPshow
March 27-April 6. Wacky marshmallow masterpieces created by local artists, families, businesses, and community groups. 10am-7pm.Carroll Arts Center, Westminster. carrollcountyartscouncil.org/aa_peepshow.asp
April 3. Miniature golf egg hunt, making a craft, dying Easter eggs and more. The Easter Bunny will abe on hand for photos at an additional cost. For children 3-12. $5-6. Noon-2pm. Patuxent Community Center, Upper Marlboro. pgparks.com
Mary Sue Candies Bunny BonanZoo
April 3-5. Games, activities, crafts and egg hunts. Free with $13-18 admission. 10am-2pm. Maryland Zoo, Baltimore. marylandzoo.org.
April 3-4. Hunt for candy filled easter eggs, crafts, animals, ropes course and more. Registration required. $35 11:15am and 3:15pm. Terrapin Adventures, Savage. 301-725-1313, terrapinadventures.com
Hopping for a Cure! 5K and 10K
April 4. 5K and 10K race to raise funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. $30-40. 8am. Under the Kent Narrows Bridge, Chester. active.com/chester-md/running/distance-running-races/hopping-for-a-cure-2015
The Easter Tea
April 4. Tea, performances by the Maryland Ballet Theatre, professional photos with the Easter Bunny and Easter egg hunt. $40-45. 10am. Loews Annapolis Hotel, Annapolis. eventbrite.com/e/easter-tea-2015-tickets-15459177817
Easter Egg Roll
April 4. Easter egg roll, games, inflatables, pony rides, petting zoo and more. Activities for children ages 2 and older. Registration required. $5. 11am-4pm. Rose Hill Manor Park & Children’s Museum, Frederick. 301-600-2936, rosehillmuseum.com
Carroll County Farmers Market’s Easter Show
April 4. Easter bunny, crafts and goods for sale, live music and more. 8am-2pm. Carroll County Agriculture Center,Westminster. 717-848-7748, carrollcountyfarmersmarket.com/page/page/7165896.htm
Easter Sunrise Service
April 5. Service coordinated and led by several local churches. Free and open to the public. 6:15am. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916, cbmm.org
Easter Sunday Early Brunch Cruise
April 5. Buffet, DJ entertainment, dancing and more. $37.95-49.50. 10:30am and 1:30pm. Spirit Cruises, Baltimore, Inner Harbor. spiritcruises.com
White House Easter Egg Roll
April 6. Roll colored hard-boiled egg across White House lawn and participate other festivities. Must have at least one child under 12 to attend. Tickets distributed via online lottery. Free. 8am-5pm. White House South Lawn, Washington, D.C. whitehouse.gov/eastereggroll.