Bunny  BonanZoo, egg hunts, spring festivals, emoji cupcake making, and more. Here are our favorite ideas for keeping the kiddos busy this weekend!

While you’re planning family fun, be sure to nab your tickets for some of our (cool) events next week, too! Here’s where you can find us:

(cool) tip: Check out our Insta Stories or Insider Facebook Group for our top 5 events this weekend.

Baltimore Family Events This Weekend, April 19-21

BALTIMORE CITY EVENTS

Mary Sue Candies’ Bunny BonanZoo
Friday, April 19 till Sunday, April 21 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Maryland Zoo

It’s one of the most egg-citing events of the year! Join the Maryland Zoo this Easter for Mary Sue Candies’ Bunny BonanZoo. This annual family tradition features games, activities, crafts, live entertainment, and non-stop egg hunts! Plus, don’t miss a full schedule of animal enrichment where the animals will get some sweet Easter treats of their own! It’s a fun (and wild) way to celebrate the spring season. MORE

Easter Egg Hunts & Easter Bunny Train Rides
Saturday, April 20 | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM | B & O Railroad Museum

Join the B & O for special Easter egg hunts in the Roundhouse. Bring your own basket or purchase one at the B&O’s Museum Store. Pre-register children for age-appropriate egg hunts. Easter eggs will be filled with prizes and candy. Also, hop on board the B&O’s Mile One Express train ride with the Easter Bunny for a special treat! MORE

Family Volunteer Day
Saturday, April 20 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Carrie Murray Nature Center

Dedicate some family time to support environmental education programs at Carrie Murray Nature Center. No experience necessary but be ready to get your hands dirty! Please bring a canteen; snacks provided. All Ages.MORE

Federal Hill Park Egg Hunt 2019
Saturday, April 20 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Federal Hill

Annual Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt at Federal Hill Park. The Egg Hunt starts at 10 am, followed by lots of fun activities for the kids. Crafts, games, entertainers and the Easter Bunny! MORE

16th Annual Spring Festival at Marshy Point Nature Center
Saturday, April 20 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Marshy Point Nature Center

Celebrate Spring and nature with crafts, animal talks, canoe and boat rides, egg hunt, food, music, and more. MORE

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 20 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Red Canoe

Join Red Canoe for their first annual Easter Egg Hunt in their backyard! Bring your kids and let the hunt begin! As a bonus, look for the “golden” egg containing a gift certificate! MORE

Fabric Craft Workshop: Greeting Cards
Saturday, April 20 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Play with fabric and create a collage greeting card of your own. Visitors are encouraged to bring photos to embellish their cards. This fabric craft workshop is facilitated by the African American Quilters of Baltimore. MORE

Cupcake Decorating Workshop
Saturday, April 20 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM | Charm City Cakes

Young decorators will learn the basics during this fun cupcake class. Students will each receive four cupcakes, and learn how to cut, and prepare fondant to create cupcake creations! This weeks theme is Emojis. MORE

BALTIMORE COUNTY EVENTS

Easter at Weber’s Farm
Friday, April 19 | Saturday, April 20 | Sunday, April 22 | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Weber’s Cider Mill Farm

You’re invited to enjoy Easter activities at Weber’s Farm! Bring your camera and take pictures with the Easter bunny while enjoying an egg hunt, hayride, delicious pancake breakfast, and other Easter festivities. MORE

Friday Nite Rox
Friday, April 19 | 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM | Earth Treks – Timonium

Kids get a fun night of climbing adventure and parents enjoy a night out on the town- what could be more perfect! Activities include vertical games, age-appropriate basic skills instruction, and tons of climbing, all under the supervision of qualified instructors. No experience is necessary. Ages 6-12. MORE

Junior Ranger Day
Saturday, April 20 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Hampton National Historic Site

Kick off National Park Week by celebrating National Junior Ranger Day at Hampton National Historic Site! Have you ever wanted to walk in a Park Ranger’s footsteps? Are you interested in learning more about the cultural and natural resources at Hampton and how to preserve them for the enjoyment of future generations? Join them for the ‘Ranger 101’ program and become a steward of your national parks! Kids of all ages are welcome. MORE

Spring Bluegrass at Boordy Vineyards
Saturday, April 20 | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Boordy Vineyards

Join Boordy Vineyards outside this spring as they welcome some of Maryland’s finest Bluegrass bands. Lib’s Grill, Keyes Creamery and Gracefully Coffee Roasters provide the fixin’s. MORE

HARFORD COUNTY EVENTS

Slime Making Workshop by Artistic Girls Create
Friday, April 19 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Caprichos Books

Artistic Girls Create will be at Caprichos Books teaching kids 5+ and adults to make slime with add-ins! Registration required. MORE

Friday Night Full Moon Kayak
Friday, April 19 | 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM | Anita C. Leight Estuary Center

Bathe in the light of the full moon while circling the creek from Leight Park to the marsh and back. Ages 10 – adult, under 13 w/adult. MORE

Spring Egg Hunt at HCPL
Saturday, April 20 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Harford County Public Library – Joppa Branch

Locate the hidden eggs in the Children’s Area for a special treat! MORE

UP (Children’s Film Series)
Saturday, April 20 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Cultural Center at The Havre de Grace Opera House

An intergenerational adventure story – fun, funny, touching and visually delightful. (Rated PG) Seventy-eight-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. Ages 6 and up. General seating, free admission for all children under the age of 13 when accompanied by an adult. Outdoor fun and Keyes Creamery Ice Cream available, after the show, outside the theatre. MORE

HOWARD COUNTY EVENTS

Photos With the Easter Bunny
Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 | 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM | The Mall in Columbia

Get egg-cited, The Easter Bunny is hopping into town! Make memories to cherish forever with this great family tradition. MORE

Parents Night Out
Friday, April 19 | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Pump It Up – Elkridge

When was the last time you had a date night? You need one THIS Friday! Drop the kids with Pump it Up in Elkridge. PNO includes supervised open jump time in the arenas, games, pizza dinner, and a craft project to take home. Pre-registration is highly recommended. MORE

Earth Day Puppet Theater
Saturday, April 20 | 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM and 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM | Robinson Nature Center

In honor of Earth Day, join Robinson Nature Center for an interactive puppet show about the Lorax, a Dr. Seuss character who speaks for the trees! After the program, you and your child work together to create “seed bombs” that can be scattered into open fields and ditches to help reestablish native plant populations. Pre-registration suggested. MORE

Baltimore Holi – Festival of Colors
Saturday, April 20 | 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

The most awaited holi event from Baltimore’s Fest team is back with a bang bringing you hours of nonstop entertainment, colors, shopping, and much much more!! Baltimore Holi aka Holi For All brings to you the Indian Festival of Colors on April 20 in Columbia, MD. Get ready for color all day, Bollywood DJ, Dhol Players, live band, Cultural Performances, Hula Dancing, Belly Dancing, Desi Street Food, American food, Vendors and tons of activities for kids. MORE

OTHER AREA EVENTS:

MakerSpace Family Workshop: Bug Hotel
Saturday, April 20 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | MakerSpace at Chesapeake Arts Center

Bring the whole family and learn how to create a bug hotel. Using upcycled materials make a home for these beneficial bugs. All Ages! MORE

DISCLAIMER: Hey Parents, as we well know, things change day to day… and even hour to hour (think newborn sleeping patterns, food preferences of toddlers, and moods of tweens/teens!). Please check the specific event website for advanced registration requirements, time changes, rain dates, and event cancellations before you pack up the whole crew.