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Easter Bunny Bash at Nash Park in Clifton
April 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 amFree
Saturday, April 13, 2019 (no rain date) – 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Weather Hotline: (973) 470-5760 (Call after 6:30 a.m.)
There will not be a traditional Egg Hunt at this event.
After breakfast with Mr. Bunny from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m., there will be an egg-cellent selection of free activities and fun for children ages 3 – 12 at Nash Park on Lexington Avenue across from the Hot Grill from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
This event will take place rain or shine.
BREAKFAST WITH MR. BUNNY
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Purchase breakfast at the Hot Grill on Lexington Avenue and while you are enjoying your breakfast treats, Mr. Bunny will come around to say hello and give Easter greetings to you and your family. Once your tummy is full, head over to the Bunny Bash.
VISIT WITH MR. BUNNY
Bring your cameras and visit with Mr. Bunny at his Bunny Hut in the playground area to take a photo. All participants will receive a special treat for visiting. Pets are welcomed to take a photo with Mr. Bunny as well and will receive their own special treat. Please note that all pets visiting must be licensed with the City of Clifton and able to interact calmly with other animals and people. Participants may only visit this station once.
MRS. BUNNY’S PLAYSTATION
Visit Mrs. Bunny’s playstation featuring even more fun with a variety of games and activities, including tattoos, bunny basketball, carrot toss, ring around the bunny, the bunny launch, egg golf, the egg run (for children ages 3 – 12 only. Participants may visit this station only once and must be able to participate without parental assistance/accompaniment), face painting at the “Bunny Beauty Shop” and rides including the “Bunny Train” and “Bunny Bounces”.
Participants ages 8 – 12 years old can enter the 20th Annual “Bunny Hop” to see how many times you can hop on a pogo stick for a maximum of 5 minutes. Highest score for boy & girl in each age group wins a prize (you must use the pogo stick provided by the Recreation Department). New this year: Contest will run from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. and contestants should return at 11 a.m. on the basketball court for results. Participants may only enter the bunny hop contest once.
13TH ANNUAL EASTER BONNET CONTEST & PARADE
Be the grandest lady or gentleman when you present your Hand-Made Easter Bonnet, with all the thrills upon it, at our 13th Annual Easter Bonnet contest and parade. Register your hat at the event inside the playground area by the fieldhouse. All entries must be registered by 10:15 a.m. Once registered, parade and judging will be led by Mrs. Bunny. Meet at the front entrance of the playground at 10:30 a.m. wearing your Easter Bonnet. Prizes will be awarded for various categories such as funniest, most artistic and most creative. Contest is open to children and adults. All participants will receive a small gift.
No Registration is required to attend the event.