Easter in Boston 2016


Looking for some ways to enjoy Easter this month? Here are a few of the great Easter events taking place in the Boston area in March.

Faneuil Hall Marketplace Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

Faneuil Hall Marketplace will be hosting its annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt on March 19th from 10:00 am until noon. To participate in the event, visit the Upper Rotunda in Quincy Market to obtain your Easter basket and a clue sheet telling you which businesses are hiding eggs. After you solve the clue, visit the business to collect your egg. Supplies are limited for this free event, so pre-registration is required.

Quincy Market is located at 4 S. Market Street in Boston.

Stone Zoo Bunny Bonanzoo

Stone Zoo will host its Bunny Bonanzoo on March 26th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. During this special Easter celebration, zoo visitors are invited to participate in special games, crafts, music and other activities. The Easter Bunny will also be available for a meet-and-greet and photos, which guests can take with their own cameras for a suggested donation of $5. All proceeds from the event go to benefit the zoo.

Stone Zoo is located at 149 Pond Street in Stoneham.

Easter Egg Glasswork

If you are looking for something that will let your creative side shine for Easter, you might want to head over to Diablo Glass School for one of their Easter Egg classes. You have three different classes from which you can choose. These include:

  • Easter Eggs Flame Working: A one-day workshop that will introduce you to torch-work and small sculpture as you create a collection of Easter eggs. Class size is limited to nine participants. Takes place on March 26th from 2:00-6:00 pm. Fee: $130.
  • Easter Egg Fused Glass: A one-day workshop focusing on the creation of flat oval egg shapes embellished with pieces of Bullseye glass. Suspension pieces included so the finished pieces can be hung. Class size limited to ten participants. Takes place on March 26th from 2:00-4:00 pm. Fee: $75.
  • Glass Easter Eggs: A one-day workshop where you create your own family heirloom for Easter as you learn a variety of color techniques and stringer drawing while the egg is still hot. No experience necessary. Class size is limited to nine participants. Takes place on March 26th from 2:00-6:00 pm. Fee: $145.

Diablo Glass School is located at 123 Terrace Street in Boston.

Falmouth Village Easter Egg Scramble

Falmouth Village will host its annual Easter Egg Scramble on March 26th, starting at 1:00 pm. Taking place for over 30 years, this special event takes place at the Falmouth Public Library and offers the opportunity to collect Easter eggs filled with treats and other surprises provided by participating merchants. The Easter Bunny will also be available for a meet-and-greet and pictures.

Falmouth Public Library is located at 300 Main Street in Falmouth.

Northampton EGGstravaganza Egg Hunt

Held at Look Memorial Park, the annual Northampton EGGstravaganza Egg Hunt features eggs with each containing either candy or a small toy. There are different times for various age groups, with two golden tickets hidden in the eggs for each age group.

Look Memorial Park is located at 300 N. Main Street in Florence. Hunts start at 1:00 pm and then start every 15 minutes thereafter.

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