Easter is the first sign of spring (plus it’s an excuse to eat chocolate). There are a ton of cheap (and free) Easter events happening in Buffalo and Western New York between now and Sunday, April 5, 2015. There's even an adult Easter Egg Hunt at a winery.

Here’s a list of the egg-cellent, egg-stravagant and egg-citing activities:

Easter Bunny Arrival at Boulevard Mall
Welcome the Easter Bunny to Buffalo. Join the parade to center court. Bunnies, chicks, ducks and goats from Kelkenberg Farm + Face paintings and Balloon artists will be on site until 2 pm. Photos with the Bunny start at 11:30 am.
When:
Saturday, March 14 at 11 am
Where:
Near the TGIF entrance
Get Details:
http://www.boulevard-mall.com/event/easter-bunny-arrival/2145451803

Broadway Market Easter Festival Kick Off
The Easter season kicks off at the Broadway market.
When:
March 20, 2015, 11 am.
Where:
Broadway market, 999 Broadway, Buffalo, NY, Market Stage and throughout the Market

Tonawanda Easter Egg Hunt
It's time for the 32nd annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department and Kenmore Rotary Club. Meet the Easter Bunny and have your picture taken.
When:
Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 10:30 am
Where:
Lincoln Arena

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Buffalo Zoo
Face painting, catered brunch, docents on hand with animals and the Easter Bunny!
When:
March 28 and March 29 and April 4 at 9 am and 11 am
Where:
The Buffalo Zoo Children's Resource Center
Get Details:
http://www.buffalozoo.org/all_events.html

Clearfield Community Center Easter Egg Hunt
When:
Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 10 am and 11 am
Where:
Clearfield Community Center, 730 Hopkins Road, Williamsville

Tifft Spring Eggstravaganza
Come out for an afternoon of fun crafts and games, live animals, natural egg dying, a hike, hands on activities and refreshments.
When:
Friday, April 3, 10 am, 12 pm or 2 pm
Where:
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY
Get More Details:
scirencebuff.org

Easter Express
Medina Railroad Museum will be offering The Easter Express train ride. Join the Easter Bunny for a one-hour ride and Easter Egg Hunt.
When:
April 4, 2015, 11am Easter Egg Hunt, Noon Train Departure or 12:15 pm Easter Egg Hunt, 1:15 pm Train Departure
Where:
530 West Avenue, Medina, NY
Get More Details:
www.railroadmuseum.net/easter-express/#sthash.PQ0jP0dC.dpuf

Easter Egg Hunt at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens
Kids seven and under are invited to come out to the gardens and for the Easter Egg Hunt. Collect two eggs to exchange for a prize. The hunt is outside. Mr. Doodle Bug will join the Easter Bunny for the event. Children's Center will offer family fun activities including face painting, spring-themed crafts and doodle giveaways. Inside kids can also enjoy a scavenger hunt, games and more.
When:
April 4 at 11 am
Where:
Buffalo Botanical Gardens
Easter Bunny: March 21, 22, 28, 29 and April 3, 4 from 11 am to 3 pm
Get Details:
http://www.buffalogardens.com/collections/events

Seaster Egg Hunt
The only underwater egg hunt in Western New York. Children search the exhibits for "SEAster" Eggs. Win prizes, say hi to the SEAster Bunny and Beaker, the aquarium mascot.
When:
April 4
Where:
Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls, NY
Get Details:
http://aquariumofniagara.org/

Easter Egg Hunt with Adventure Landing
Come out for the 31st annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Mini Golf Course. Two hunts will take place.
When:
Saturday, April 4, 9 am and 11 am
Where:
Adventure Landing, 2400 Sheridan Drive, Tonawanda, NY
Get Details:
http://www.adventurelanding.com/parks/buffalo/home/specials-events/events-and-promotions/

21 Brix Winery Easter Egg Hunt
It's the 3rd Annual ADULT ONLY Easter Egg Hunt with chocolate, wine and prizes.
When:
Saturday, April 4 at 11 a.m.
Where:
21 Brix Winery, 6654 West Main Street, Portland, NY
Get Details:
http://www.21brix.com/ai1ec_event/adult-only-easter-egg-hunt/?instance_id=344

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum Egg-cellent Easter Celebration
When:
April 4 at noon
Where:
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda, NY
Get Details:
http://carrouselmuseum.org/site/plan-your-visit/calendar?month=apr&yr=2015

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