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Celebrate Easter & Passover in Valley Forge

Spring is in the air, and it is time to start planning your upcoming Easter and Passover celebrations. Here in Montgomery County, we’ve got plenty of recommendations, from egg hunts to brunch festivities and family photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. 

Here’s a look at some festive celebrations taking place around Montco this Spring –

Easter Egg Hunt at EPZ

Easter Egg Hunts & Easter Bunny Sightings

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Climb aboard the Colebrookdale Railroad for the annual Easter Eggs-Spress Excursion. This scenic, one-hour ride concludes with visiting the Easter Bunny and an Easter Egg hunt at the Boyertown Station. In addition to Easter-themed coloring books, families traveling in the First Class Parlor and First Class Lounge can enjoy an Easter-themed dessert and complimentary beverage. A light fare à la carte menu will be provided in the dining car and deluxe coach cars for purchase.

While you’re out shopping, don’t miss visiting the Easter Bunny at The Plaza at the King of Prussia Mall from March 1 through March 30, 2024. With festive backdrops and professional photographers on hand, gather your family and strike a pose. Located near the Crosswalk entrance by Morgan’s Brooklyn BBQ, walk-ups are welcome; however, reservations are available for your little ones to meet the Easter Bunny. 

Easter Brunch

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The Easter bunny waving outside the Easter Bunny Express

This Spring, it is all aboard for the Colebrookdale Railroad Easter Brunch featuring the Easter Bunny himself! This family-friendly railroad excursion takes families on a 1.5-hour roundtrip ride where children can enjoy Colebrookdale Railroad-themed coloring books of The Velveteen Rabbit along with a festive egg hunt. 

Interested in enjoying brunch during the rail excursion? Tickets are available for the dining and lounge cars with a tapas-style menu, desserts, and a complimentary beverage. Coach-class tickets will have access to a standard à la carte menu. While brunch is optional and an additional cost, standard tickets start at $35 per person, with excursions taking place March 23-24 and March 30-31. 

Stop by Normandy Farm for a hearty Easter brunch buffet or opt for a more intimate dining experience at their onsite restaurant, The Farmer’s Daughter.

Other Unique Easter Events

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Glencairn Easter Egg Display

In Norristown, gather your family for a unique hands-on Easter experience at the Elmwood Zoo Park for their eco-family programming on dyeing eggs with natural ingredients. Learn how to use natural materials found in your own backyard and grocery store to create unique dyeing methods.  Groups of up to four people can work together to create their own egg-dyeing masterpieces for the Easter Bunny. Participants are required to bring their own dozen eggs. Click here to register in advance. 

The Glencairn Museum welcomes art lovers to experience a one-hour guided tour of the Easter story illustrated through the museum’s collection of medieval works of art featured in stained glass, sculpture, and paintings. Episodes depicted in art include the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, the Resurrection, and the Ascension of Christ into heaven. Tours are available by appointment from March 2, 2024, through Sunday, May 5, 2024. 

Easter is also highlighted at the Glencairn Museum this Spring with its latest exhibition – Easter Eggs: Symbols of Rebirth and Renewal. For generations, the egg has been known as a symbol of creating and reawakening of the Earth in springtime. This exhibit looks at European Easter Egg traditions and how decorating eggs once served as symbols of new life and resurrection in the Middle Ages. This exhibition is open to the public from Saturday, March 2, through Sunday, May 5, 2024. Exhibition times may be pre-booked online with a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. 

Passover Celebration

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Interior of Congregation Beth Or

Join Beth Or for a remarkable community Seder experience on the second day of Passover. Experience the beauty of tradition as we come together to commemorate this special occasion. Plus, mark your calendar for the heartfelt Yizkor service on the eighth day.

But wait, there's more! Extend the celebration and savor the flavors of Passover with us as we gather for a delightful brunch on April 29th following the services. Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect, reflect, and enjoy delicious food together!

Additional Easter Events

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