Celebrate Easter in New York's Capital Region with delectable brunches, charming egg hunts and delicious dinners. Plus, there are plenty of photo opportunities for your little ones to meet the Easter Bunny! Keep reading for your complete guide to Easter celebrations in the Capital Region.

Colonie Center
Photo provided by Colonie Center

Colonie Center

Bring your little ones to Colonie Center to say "cheese!" with the Easter Bunny. Through April 9th, the Easter Bunny is available for photos on the lower level of the mall near Macy's. On March 22nd, 29th and April 1st, bring your well-behaved furry friends for Easter Bunny photos! Pets must be leashed or in a carrier at all times. Reservations are available for photos, but not required. 

Have an egg-cellent time at Colonie Center's Annual Egg Hunt on April 8th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The Easter Bunny is hopping into town and will leave a trail of eggs for little ones to find. Enjoy the egg hunt, face painting, giveaways and more in Center Court. 

Pruyn House

Pruyn House

Get your family's Easter photos with Jelly Bean, the Easter Bunny at the  Pruyn House on April 8th. Slots are $25 and include membership to Friends of Pruyn House and the photo opportunity. Call 518-783-1435 to make your reservation between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Each child visiting the Easter Bunny will go home with a treat. Don’t forget to bring your own camera and to dress your best! 

DTN - HI - Crossgates Mall


Hop on over to Crossgates for a photo with the Easter Bunny through April 8th! The Easter Bunny is located on the lower level across from APEX Entertainment. Each kid will receive a gift from APEX Entertainment and 110 Grill with photo purchase. On Sunday, April 2nd, APEX Entertainment is hosting a pancake breakfast. The breakfast is $25 per family and includes a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, 30-minute arcade card and a goodie bag.

Mr. D's Restaurant & Lounge

Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel

Mr. D's Restaurant and Lounge is offering a special curated menu on Easter Sunday! Enjoy a variety of options including a spiced carrot bisque, baked ham, prime rib, tiramisu, and more! The restaurant's regular dinner menu will also be available and will be served alone from 5:30 PM until closing. Reservations are required and book up fast, so make sure to call 518-640-6092 to secure your spot. 

Crafted Catering Easter

Crafted Catering and Events

Crafted Catering and Events will be hosting their Easter brunch at June Farms on Saturday April 8th and Sunday April 9th. Bring your family and friends to June Farms for a fun-filled day with an Easter egg scavenger hunt, photos with the Easter bunny, and meeting farm animals. June Farms is charging $40 per car admission, which includes admission to the farm, photos ops with the Easter Bunny and the family scavenger hunt. Food and drink are not included in this cost.


Albany Pump Station

C.H. Evans Brewing Albany Pump Station

Join C.H. Evans Brewing Albany Pump Station for their annual Easter brunch on Sunday April 9th. Their brunch will feature french toast, eggs benedict, corned beef hash, and both a carving and omelette station! Brunch is $30 for adults and $15 for children. Reservations are required so please call 518-477-9000 or visit their  website to book your spot.

Mazzone Easter

Mazzone Hospitality

Leave the cooking to the experts at Mazzone Hospitality with the Easter Dinner at Home package. Choose between a glazed ham, roast loin of pork, prime rib of beef, or roast turkey for the star of the dinner. All packages include sides such as scalloped potatoes, glazed thyme buttered carrots, charred broccoli, Italian ricotta Easter pie, orange blossom coconut cake, and much more! A variety of a la carte items are also available. All packages serve up to 10 people and range from $380 to $450. Available for pickup on Saturday, April 8th and Sunday, April 9th from Mazzone's headquarters at 743 Pierce Road in Clifton Park. Available for delivery on Sunday, April 9th within a 20-mile radius of the headquarters for an additional fee.

Century House

The Century House

Enjoy Easter dinner to go from The Century House, a landmark destination in Latham. Order a half or whole spiral ham or a half or whole prime rib complete with rosemary roasted potatoes, carrots, green beans, parker house rolls, mac and cheese, sauce, and chocolate pie. Place your orders online or over the phone by April 3rd. Warm up instructions will be included with every order.