22 Fun Easter Party Ideas Everyone Will Enjoy

This won't be your average Easter Sunday brunch with these fun ideas.

Lauren Miolene


The Easter bunny is hopping our way, which means it’s time to start planning for Easter Sunday. Regardless of whether you celebrate the sacred or secular aspects of the holiday, these Easter party ideas will allow you to safely gather with your loved ones and plan a day the whole family can enjoy together.

And, with warmer weather hopefully approaching by Easter, outside gatherings are perfect to celebrate the upcoming spring holidays. 

Pro Tip: If you’re having a virtual aspect to your Easter party, be sure to share and download one of these Easter Zoom backgrounds.

Here are 22 fun Easter party ideas that everyone will enjoy: 

Easter Bunny Visit

Easter Bunny Visit Photo: Robert Gregory Griffeth/Shutterstock.com

Peter Cottontail is usually very busy on Easter Sunday, but you can still book a special visit from him! Here at The Bash you can find the perfect Easter Bunny to make an appearance at your celebration—virtually or in-person.

Find an Easter Bunny

Face Painting

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Book a face painter to transform guests into bunnies, butterflies, or any other spring critter they want! This will be a hit at your Easter party with the little guests. 

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Balloon Twisting

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Keeping all the little ones entertained this Easter could be tricky. A balloon twister will keep kids entertained for hours. Make sure to see what shapes, objects, and animals they specialize in, so you can find the perfect one for your Easter festivities.

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Petting Zoo

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Nothing says ‘spring’ like ducks, pigs, and lambs! Book a mobile petting zoo to bring the excitement of these live animals to your Easter celebration. This is the perfect way to keep little guests entertained, as well as the adults. Who doesn’t want to hold a baby chick?!

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Easter Photo Booth

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Set up a photo booth with a pastel background. Include Easter-themed props like bunny ears, egg-shaped glasses, and carrot noses. Guests can snap fun photos to remember the party and take home prints as party favors.

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Easter Bunny Pancakes

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Set up a pancake station where guests can decorate their own bunny or egg shaped pancakes with toppings. Include toppings like whipped cream, chocolate chips, colored candies, and fruit.

Deviled Egg Chicks

Easter Party Food Ideas - Devil Egg Chicks

If you’re planning on making deviled eggs for Easter Sunday, you *need* to make these little chicks from Savory Experience. Not only are they full of flavor, but they will also make a perfect addition to your appetizer spread. Here is the full recipe.

Chocolate Covered Strawberry “Carrots”

Easter Party Food Ideas - Chocolate Covered Strawberries "Carrots"

Can we all agree that chocolate covered strawberries make the perfect dessert for pretty much any event? Try this festive twist from Lil Luna to turn this decadent treat into carrots for Easter. These count as eating veggies, right?!

Grapefruit Mimosas

Easter Party Food Ideas - Grapefruit Mimosas

Can we make Easter the official holiday for brunch? In that case, every brunch needs mimosas! Add a little extra to your bubbly this Easter with the Grapefruit Mimosa recipe from A Classic Twist. Swap the champagne for sparkling water or lemon-lime soda for a refreshing citrus mocktail.

Coconut Bird Nests

Easter Party Food Ideas -Coconut Bird Nests

These No Bake Chocolate Coconut Nests only use 3 ingredients and are too cute not to make for an Easter treat. Combine shredded coconut, melted chocolate, and top with your choice of candy eggs, jelly beans, or any other favorite Easter candy. These are a simple and festive Easter party food idea everyone will enjoy.

Caprese Ladybugs

Easter Party Food Ideas - Caprese Bites

With spring finally on the way, we are definitely looking forward to warmer weather, colorful flowers, and everything else nature has to offer. Caprese salad is an appetizer staple for any celebration, and this ladybug version from Side Dish is perfect for the start of the season.

‘Bunny’ Marys

Easter Party Food Ideas - Bunny Marys

Everyone knows the signature Bloody Mary cocktail, but for Easter brunch swap the tomato juice for carrot juice and have a Bunny Mary. Get the full recipe for this festive drink from Elle Talk.

Even More Easter Party Ideas and Activities

The time in between Easter dinner and dessert is the perfect time for fun activities. Get everyone up, moving, and prepping for the sweet treats with these Easter themed games and craft ideas.

Easter Egg Hunt

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If you’re planning any sort of Easter celebration, you need to have an egg hunt. Regardless of how old guests are, fill the eggs with candy, money, or even small prizes. Check out Saving Talents for non-candy ideas to fill Easter eggs!

Easter Movie Marathon

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Set up a small viewing area and show your favorite Easter-themed movies or cartoons for guests. Classics like "Hop," "Peter Rabbit," and "It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown" are sure to be a hit among guests of all ages.

Pin the Tail on the Easter Bunny

Easter Party Game - Pin the Tail on the Bunny

You can easily turn this classic party game into a festive version for any holiday, and for Easter, we are obviously going with the bunny theme. Blindfold guests to help the Easter Bunny get his cottontail back! Download these materials from Sugar and Charm.

Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt

Easter Party Activity - Egg Hunt

Lil Luna put an exciting twist on the traditional Easter egg hunt. Level up the holiday activity by filling eggs with glow sticks and starting the search when the sun goes down. Now you will have an illuminated egg hunt that everyone will want to take part in.

Easter Story in Eggs

Easter Party Activity - Tell a Story

If you follow religious traditions while celebrating Easter, it is always a good idea to share the importance of holiday with younger guests. Teach Beside Me created an interactive telling of the Easter story inside of eggs that you can see more about here.

Egg Toss

There is something about an old-school game of egg toss that gets everyone excited. For guests that might be a little more heavy handed, you can always use plastic eggs filled with candy! For rules on hosting an egg toss, read these tips from Gathered Again.

Natural Egg Coloring

Easter Party Activity - Dying Eggs

It’s not an Easter celebration without egg coloring! With so many creative ways to design Easter eggs, it has become a work of art. Forget the box set with the little dye tablets, Freutcake shows us how to color eggs using natural ingredients. Read here for more inspiration and ideas to color your eggs from ingredients found in nature.

Rock Painting

Easter Party Craft - Rock Decorating

Sometimes, going through all of the hard boiled eggs you colored on Easter is difficult and they end up going bad before you can use them all. This year, try painting rocks so you can still have the fun of decorating eggs with less food waste. 

Afterwards, put your works of art around the garden—just in time for spring! For Easter Egg Rock inspiration, check out Projects with Kids.

Suncatcher Easter Eggs

Easter Party Craft - Suncatcher Eggs

Making an Easter Egg Suncatcher is the perfect craft for kids (thanks to Oriental Trading for the video tutorial). With minimal adult supervision, they can create their own unique works of art to hang in the sunshine and use as a decoration.

Easter Basket Decorating

Easter Party Craft - Baskets

Everyone needs a basket to take part in an egg hunt! Before the hunt officially begins, spend time decorating custom baskets like these from Sustain My Craft Habit. Not only will people get to show off their creative side, but it will also build anticipation.

Find more Easter party ideas and inspiration here on The Bash.

Published on 2/20/2024