Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Easter Bunny.
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Easter Calendar FAQs (3)
Easter 2021 is on Sunday, April 4, 2021.
Easter 2022 is on Sunday, April 17, 2022.
Easter 2023 is on Sunday, April 9, 2023.
Easter Bunny Tracker FAQs (15)
Track Easter Bunny began the mission of officially tracking the Easter Bunny in 2010.
The Track Easter Bunny website has grown from just a few users to garnering hundreds of thousands (each Easter) since it launched the first Easter Bunny Tracker more than ten years ago.
When the Easter Bunny Tracker is running, the system will transition through different operational states. The states that end in the letters ing (such as Initializing) are typically transitional states do not last very long. The other states (such as Online) are longer in duration.
Easter Bunny Tracker Operational States
|Online||The Easter Bunny Tracker is running normally. The Easter Bunny is being tracked.|
|Being upgraded||The Easter Bunny Tracker is being replaced with a newer version including a smartphone app.|
|Initializing||The Easter Bunny Tracker is preparing to start up.|
|Initialized||The Easter Bunny Tracker is in its initial startup sequence.|
|Maintenance||The Easter Bunny Tracker is undergoing maintenance.|
|Initial System Checks||The Easter Bunny Tracker is undergoing initial system checks.|
|Final System Checks||The Easter Bunny Tracker is undergoing final system checks.|
|Going Online||The Easter Bunny Tracker is preparing to go online.|
|Offline||The Easter Bunny Tracker has been powered down. The Easter Bunny is no longer being tracked in the web version. However, the Easter Bunny is being track in the app for Android.|
The Easter Bunny Tracker for the web will begin tracking the Easter Bunny as early as 5 AM Eastern Time (2 AM Pacific Time) on Easter Eve morning, Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. The date changes every year.
Our Easter Bunny Tracker provides real time interactive updates as soon as the Easter Bunny begins delivering eggs and candy across the globe. Normally, the Easter Bunny starts in the South Pacific and travels across the entire world all the way to the United States.
The Easter Bunny Tracker will begin tracking the Easter Bunny as early as 5 AM Eastern Time (2 AM Pacific Time) on Easter Eve morning, Saturday, April 3rd, 2021.
When the Easter Bunny Tracker is online, tracking the movements of the Easter Bunny, we make every effort to post status updates to our Facebook page, but we don’t necessarily post everything because we are busy monitoring the Easter Bunny. All updates, however, are posted on the Track Easter Bunny website.
When the Easter Bunny Tracker is online and the Easter Bunny is hopping around the globe, we make every effort to tweet status updates to our Twitter page, but we don’t necessarily tweet everything because we are busy monitoring the Easter Bunny. All updates, however, are posted on the Track Easter Bunny website.
Unfortunately, we’re not able to show all the Easter Bunny’s movements on the Easter Bunny Tracker. We just don’t have the same staff or resources as NORAD or Google. While we have plenty of observers in the field (including people, cameras, motion detectors and other sophisticated equipment) we aren’t able to report when the Easter Bunny has been spotted in every town.
But rest assured, while you may not see the Easter Bunny in your town on the map, the Easter Bunny will be paying you a visit. Make sure to zoom in and out on the map to see if the Easter Bunny is nearby.
An Easter Bunny icon means the Easter Bunny was recently spotted in that map area. It is a confirmed sighting by one of our official observers in the field.
An Easter Egg icon means the Easter Bunny has already visited that map area and was spotted.
Click on any of the Easter Bunny icons to learn more about the sighting such as the location and the Easter Bunny’s speed.
Like NORAD, Google does have a Santa Tracker that follows Santa Claus on Google Maps. However, Google does not track the Easter Bunny’s progress.
If you’d like to know where the Easter Bunny is right now, Track Easter Bunny keeps tabs.
The Easter Bunny usually delivers gifts late on the Saturday night before Easter Sunday, known as Easter eve.
Easter Eve is the day immediately before Easter Sunday.
Easter Bunny FAQs (49)
No, the Easter Bunny is not mentioned in the Bible.
The Easter Bunny is not a human. The Easter Bunny is a magical hare.
Yes, the Easter Bunny is married.
The Easter Bunny knows if you’ve been good because he has ears and eyes all over the world. They’re called Easter Bunny Helpers and they let the Easter Bunny know when you’ve done a good deed. Doing a good deed is important and it’s always noticed by the Easter Bunny.
The Easter Bunny doesn’t get a stomachache from eating so many carrots during Easter thanks to a very high metabolism. His high metabolism means he burns more calories both at rest and during activity. It’s one key reason he’s able to eat so many carrots as well as run so fast, too.
The Easter Bunny is faster than the speed of sound, which is about 767 miles per hour. However, he is far slower than the speed of light which is considerably faster at more than 670,000,000 miles per hour. The Easter Bunny has been clocked at more than 4,000 miles per hour.
The Easter Bunny can travel nearly 20 miles in a single hop. The Easter Bunny’s initial velocity is well over 3,000 feet per second.
The Easter Bunny has millions of Easter Bunny Helpers. The helpers join their adoptive families leading up to Easter and let the Easter Bunny know when boys and girls do good deeds.
Yes, the Easter Bunny is still delivering baskets and eggs (an essential service) during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation that is affecting communities across the globe. Fortunately, the coronavirus does not impact the Easter Bunny’s ability to deliver. He has been vaccinated.
The Easter Bunny is still protecting himself and helping to ensure he protects others by doing the following:
- Washing his hands regularly with soap and water.
- Covering his nose and mouth when he coughs or sneezes.
- Avoiding close contact with people who are not feeling well.
Kids around the world are counting on the Easter Bunny to deliver goodies and he won’t let you down.
The Easter Bunny has been vaccinated against COVID-19, accoding to the one of world’s leading infectious disease experts. The expert was able to reach Easter Island in December 2020 in plenty of time to vaccinate the Easter Bunny so that he would be able to safely enter homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Everyone farts, even the Easter Bunny. However, the Easter Bunny does try to be polite about it and go to another room.
The Easter Bunny fills baskets with candy, toys, and gifts. But there’s no telling what you’ll get. Easter always comes with excitement and surprise!
Did you know that the Easter Bunny has a mailing address? Each year, letters are sent to the Easter Bunny from children and families across the globe. The Easter Bunny supposedly lives on Easter Island and his mailing address is believed to be the following:
123 CARROT ROAD
EASTER ISLAND, 88888
Please Note: Currently, the Post Office processes letters mailed to Santa Claus, but it is unknown whether the Post Office processes letters mailed to the Easter Bunny or how many are processed each year. Letters to the Easter Bunny are processed just like all the other letters processed by the Post Office. Learn more about USPS Operation Santa.
Guess what though? You can definitely reach the Easter Bunny digitally. If you prefer to send an email message, you can also reach the Easter Bunny by email here.
Easter weekend is the busiest time of the year for the Easter Bunny, so the Easter Bunny doesn’t get too much sleep. However, it’s only once a year that the Easter Bunny doesn’t get too much sleep. The rest of the year the Easter Bunny gets plenty of rest. And during Easter, the Easter Bunny does occasionally take a quick nap in between stops to re-energize.
The Easter Bunny’s favorite food is carrots.
Carrots are a good source of nutrition and the Easter Bunny loves fresh carrots from the garden.
Many kids worry that the Easter Bunny won’t pay them a visit if they are traveling at Easter.
Well, the good news is, there’s no need to be concerned.
Even if you’ve moved or are out of town on Easter Eve, the Easter Bunny will still know where you are with the help of your Easter Bunny Helper.
The Easter Bunny would never expect you to leave a treat, but if you do, carrots are always a good choice if you have them available. The Easter Bunny also loves drinking water. However, if you don’t leave anything, that’s OK. The Easter Bunny understands because the Easter Bunny has prepared for Easter weekend all year long and has to move quickly.
Egg-xercise and Hare-robics. The Easter Bunny also maintains a balanced diet and eats lots of carrots.
The Easter Bunny lives on Easter Island, a remote island located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. The name “Easter Island” was given by Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen, who encountered the island on Easter Sunday April 5, 1722.
The remote nature of the island ensures the Easter Bunny’s privacy.
The Easter Bunny departs Easter Island on Easter Eve and begins delivering eggs and candy from the South Pacific and travels west all the way to the United States, visiting other countries along the way.
Easter Island is also home to the Easter Bunny Helpers, magical animals who help the Easter Bunny.
The giant stone statues of Easter Island, known as Moai, along with the Easter Bunny’s workshop, are depicted in the book Track Easter Bunny: An Easter Tradition. The book offers a glimpse of how the Easter Bunny and his helpers live on Easter Island.
The Easter Bunny is a hare, not a rabbit. Although rabbits and hares are a lot alike, there are several differences.For example, hares (like the one pictured) are generally larger and faster than rabbits and have have longer ears and larger feet than rabbits.
Hares also live above ground.
Hares under a year old are called “leverets”.
The Easter Bunny’s true name remains a secret.
The Easter Bunny comes when you least expect it. It could be any time of day or night on Easter weekend.
Many report that the Easter Bunny delivers baskets late on the night of Easter eve, when most kids are fast asleep.
While Santa has a list of both naughty and nice children, the Easter Bunny does not have a similar list. The Easter Bunny only cares about which kids have done good deeds. Those children are most important to him. Leading up to Easter, the Easter Bunny Helpers report back to the Easter Bunny the good boys and girls who have done good deeds.
You have to believe in the Easter Bunny in order for the Easter Bunny to visit your home.
Scientists put the age of the Easter Bunny between 400 and 500 years old. So that means the Easter Bunny was born sometime between 1515 and 1615. Stories about the Easter Bunny began taking shape in the late 1600s.
In order to travel around the world so fast, the Easter Bunny has a very high metabolism as well as very long and strong hind legs. The Easter Bunny’s physical characteristics give him the ability to hop fast and far.
Yes, there is an Easter Bunny.
The Easter Bunny is a boy.
In addition to delivering Easter eggs and candy to the homes of children, it’s also been found that the Easter Bunny will sometimes (not always) bring a range of gifts including toys.
How does the Easter Bunny get into your house? That’s a question on the mind of many kids. Don’t have a chimney? Don’t worry, the Easter Bunny can still find his way in.The Easter Bunny has a magic key to get into your house. It doesn’t matter what doors, locks, chimneys, or windows you have at your home, the Easter Bunny is able to unlock anything with his magic key.
Ever wonder what the Easter Bunny’s magic key looks like? This magical image shows exactly what the key looks like. The key was made hundreds of years ago on Easter Island, by its original inhabitants during the 13th century, which makes it very special.
The Easter Bunny is known by many names around the world.
Peter Cottontail, Peter Rabbit, Chief Easter Bunny, are all names for the big fluffy hare.
The Easter Bunny has never been caught. Despite the best efforts of scientists and other researchers over the years, the Easter Bunny remains elusive.
And why would you try to catch the Easter Bunny?The Easter Bunny has deliveries to make all over the world to kids of all ages.
Scientists believe the Easter Bunny was born in the year 1682, but the month and day are unclear.
The Track Easter Bunny Team has observers in the field each Easter that claim to have seen the Easter Bunny.
The Easter Bunny looks like a large rabbit and walks upright.
The Easter Bunny is very fast and has strong hind legs to run and jump quickly over big distances. The Easter Bunny also has long ears.
To avoid detection, the Easter Bunny can blend into the environment by changing coat colors.
Here’s our artist’s rendition of the Easter Bunny that may help explain what the Easter Bunny looks like.
The Easter Bunny is not your average size hare.
While the average hare may be 1 foot to 3 feet tall and weigh anywhere between 3 and 12 lbs, the Easter Bunny is thought to be much larger.
The Easter Bunny hides eggs to help children have fun during Easter. It’s a lot of fun for the Easter Bunny to hide the eggs, but even more fun for kids to try and find all the different colored eggs in their home or yard.
If you were the Easter Bunny, what would your name be?
Jumpy Dimples? Snuggly Tail?
Find your very own Easter Bunny Name in two short steps.
The Easter Bunny brings joy and smiles to kids of all ages.
The Easter Bunny is also known for bringing gifts which may include baskets of candy and eggs.
The Easter Bunny is said to be anywhere between 3 and 6 feet tall.
The Easter Bunny usually arrives the night of Easter eve, but has been known to come around midnight the morning of Easter Sunday.
The Easter Bunny does have an email address and only Track Easter Bunny has it. Keep in touch with the Easter Bunny here.
Depending on the time of year, the Easter Bunny’s fur can be a different color. The Easter Bunny is a hare and hares have the ability to change color.
For example, during the winter, the snowshoe hare’s fur is white, but during the summer it’s brown.
The Easter Bunny delivers well over 1 billion baskets each Easter to kids all over the world. In 2014, for example, it’s reported that the Easter Bunny delivered just shy of 2 billion baskets – approximately 1,985,333,201 baskets.
Easter FAQs (3)
Easter Sunday is the day Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Easter Egg hunt is a game in which decorated eggs are hidden for children to find.
The game may take place both indoors and outdoors.
Egg rolling is a game played with hard-boiled or decorated eggs at Easter.
The game is played in different countries throughout the world and dates back hundreds of years when Europeans rolled eggs down hillsides at Easter.
In the United States, the Easter Egg Roll is an annual event at the White House that is attended by thousands of people.
History of the White House Easter Egg Roll
The original site of the Easter Monday Egg Roll was the grounds of the United States Capitol. By the mid 1870s, the egg rolling activities on the West Terraces had gained notoriety as the children turned the Capitol grounds into their Easter Monday playground. The first egg rolls, largely family affairs, seem to have been held during the administration of President Andrew Johnson. Youngsters of the President’s family dyed eggs on Sunday for the Monday rolling, which the First Lady would watch from the South Portico. A family member has attested to hearing the stories of such activity from Andrew Johnson Patterson, the President’s grandson, who lived at the White House while his mother served as White House hostess on behalf of her invalid mother, First Lady Eliza Johnson. Although small groups of egg rollers were reported on the White House grounds under the presidency of General Ulysses S. Grant, the majority of egg rolling activity and all day picnics took place at the Capitol. The workers and tourists watched in fascination as the children rolled both their hard boiled eggs and themselves down the lush green hills.
The egg roll activity of 1876 took its toll on the grounds, a fact that did not go unnoticed by members of Congress. With an already inadequate budget to complete the landscaping and maintenance of the grounds, Congress passed a law forbidding the Capitol grounds to be used as a children’s playground. The law was to be enforced in 1877. But that Easter Monday rain poured down, canceling any outdoor activities sending the egg rollers indoors to play.
On Easter Saturday of 1878, a small announcement in the local press informed the egg rollers the new law would be enforced. President Rutherford B. Hayes, taking his daily walk, was approached by a number of young egg rollers who inquired about the possibilities of egg rolling on the South Lawn of the White House. Unfamiliar with the activity [his first Easter Monday as President had been rained out the proceeding year] President Hayes, upon his return to the White House, inquired amongst his staff who briefed the attentive Chief Executive. The smiling President issued an official order that should any children arrive to egg roll on Easter Monday, they were to be allowed to do so. That Monday, as children were being turned away from the Capitol grounds, word quickly spread to go to the White House!
Full history here
Rabbit FAQs (2)
If you are wondering where the Easter Bunny lives, the real question you should be asking is, “Where do hares live?” The Easter Bunny is a hare, not a rabbit. While bunnies live underground in burrows or warrens, hares live above ground.
The Easter Bunny has some competition when it comes to being the biggest bunny rabbit in the world. According to Guinness World Records, Ralph, a four-year-old Continental Giant rabbit from Sussex, England, is the world’s largest bunny rabbit.
Here’s a photo of the not so little guy (who is also referred to as the world’s heaviest rabbit).
Other Easter Figure FAQs (1)
The Easter Bilby lives in Australia and is a rabbit-like marsupial. Some say the Easter Bilby helps the Easter Bunny deliver candy while in Australia. While these unofficial reports cannot be confirmed, the Easter Bilby is worth mentioning because Bilbies (which are native to Australia) are an endangered species.
Santa FAQs (2)
Yes, Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny are close friends from way. They have been friends for hundreds of years.
NORAD FAQs (3)
NORAD leaves the task of tracking the Easter Bunny in the hands of Track Easter Bunny. Track Easter Bunny is the Official Easter Bunny Tracker of the Easter Bunny. Launched in 2010, the Track Easter Bunny website and apps transform into a tracking experience every Easter Eve so you can follow the Easter Bunny as he delivers Easter baskets and goodies to good kids around the world.
North American Aerospace Defense Command has said its aircraft have intercepted the Easter Bunny multiple times in the past during Easter Eve. NORAD responds dozens of times a year during Easter Eve to reports of the Easter Bunny hopping at high altitudes. NORAD could not provide further details to Track Easter Bunny.
NORAD does not have an Easter Bunny tracker like they do for Santa Claus.
Easter Bunny Helper FAQs (6)
The Easter Bunny at the shopping mall is not the real Easter Bunny. Although the Easter Bunny at the mall is not the actual Easter Bunny, he is able to communicate with Easter Island and report back what you say.
The mall Easter Bunny is not considered a helper. Easter Bunny Helpers are a group of magical animals who help the Easter Bunny.
An Easter Bunny Helper is a magical animal who helps the Easter Bunny. Each Helper is inspired by a real-world animal like an elf owl and a fennec fox. Learn more about the Easter Bunny Helpers at www.EasterBunnyHelpers.com
The Easter Bunny has over 10 million helpers. The number of Easter Bunny Helpers continues to soar each year. Millions of helpers from all walks of life help make Easter a success each year.
The Easter Bunny does not like one helper, better than the rest. However, the Easter Bunny connects with each helper differently because each helper has unique character strengths and abilities. For example, the Easter Bunny loves the Elf Owl for being careful and attentive and kind to the core. The Easter Bunny loves the Fennec Fox for always supporting family in good times and bad.
The Easter Bunnies you see out and about during Easter are all just Easter Bunny actors. They are not actual Easter Bunny Helpers. Easter Bunny Helpers are magical animals who help the Easter Bunny. Each helper is inspired by a real-world animal. Although the Easter Bunnies you see out and about are not the real Easter Bunny, they do communicate with Easter Island and report back what you tell them.
The Easter Bunny does have helpers. The Easter Bunny Helpers are a group of magical animals who help the Easter Bunny. Each helper is inspired by a real-world animal like an elf owl and a fennec fox. Throughout the year, the Easter Bunny Helpers work tirelessly in the Easter Bunny’s workshop making Easter baskets, decorating eggs, handcrafting toys, and making candy. They have many duties. Learn more here.
Track Easter Bunny FAQs (6)
The Track Easter Bunny project is made possible by the direct spending of its participating partners who bear virtually all of the costs.
Fusible sets up the Track Easter Bunny website to create an opportunity for girls and boys to track the Easter Bunny. The website filled a void for kids seeking a way to track the Easter Bunny.
Fusible rebrands the website, with a new look and feel, as well as logo and mascot.
Track Easter Bunny celebrates 20,000 likes on Facebook.
Fusible rebrands its website, and gave it a fresh, responsive look.
Track Easter Bunny launches its first mobile app for Android on Google Play, which is named, “Easter Bunny Tracker – Where is the Easter Bunny?”
The Easter Bunny Tracker was new and improved for 2020, making it easier than ever to track the Easter Bunny.
Some of the highlights in 2020 included:
- No more refreshing: You no longer had to manually refresh the Easter Bunny Tracker to see the latest in terms of the Easter Bunny’s activity. The information updated automatically, so you never had to update the page yourself. This applied to both the website version and Android app.
- Better tracking: Keep better tabs on the Easter Bunny in real-time. You can track even more real-time data on the Easter Bunny than you ever have before, including: his current location, the number of baskets delivered, the number of carrots eaten, his last stop, and his speed.
- New responsive website version: You can now view the Easter Bunny Tracker from your Desktop, tablet, or even your smartphone. In short, the website version now supports multiple devices and provides you with an excellent user experience. No zooming in required.
- Backup URL: You can now visit https://EasterBunnyTracker.com in case Track Easter Bunny becomes unavailable due to the high demand. Make sure you bookmark this page and EasterBunnyTracker.com. The same exact Easter Bunny Tracker software will be running on EasterBunnyTracker.com.
Launch of EasterBunnyTracker.com website
We successfully launched www.EasterBunnyTracker.com to help with the high-demand of our bunny tracking service. We put our exact-match premium domain name to good use. The site was met with rave reviews and plenty of press, from Yahoo! Lifestyle to KWQC-TV6. EasterBunnyTracker.com hosts a shop, games, and much more.
Other 2020 milestones include:
- Track Easter Bunny passes 25,000 likes on Facebook.
- TrackEasterBunny.com website had over 200,000 users, and more than half a million pageviews. EasterBunnyTracker.com in its debut week had nearly 50,000 users visit the site and enjoyed over 200,000 pageviews (Statistics provided by Google Analytics).
- Our online presence in each search engine has strengthened so much, that all you need to do is simply type “Easter Bunny Tracker” into each search engine to get started.
Track Easter Bunny is launching its app for iOS on the Apple App store. There is also much bigger news coming out soon, so stay tuned.
Two staff members are dedicated to the success of the Track Easter Bunny project. A handful of others volunteer their time by writing, managing social media, etc.
I would rather talk to someone at Track Easter Bunny to find out where the Easter Bunny is located. Is there a number I can call?
No, there is not a number you can call. Unfortunately, Track Easter Bunny does not take telephone calls at this time.
It’s what we love to do! Track Easter Bunny is the only organization of its kind equipped with the ability and the modern technology to track the Easter Bunny on his journey each year. We also have a exclusive, close partnership with the Easter Bunny Helpers, that allows us to keep tabs on the Easter Bunny. We are absolutely honored to be the Easter Bunny’s Official Tracker on Easter Eve!
In 2020, nearly a quarter of a million people visited Track Easter Bunny’s website on Easter Eve to track the Easter Bunny. Another 60,000 visited EasterBunnyTracker.com on Easter Eve, our sister site. Track Easter Bunny had 24,900 followers on Facebook and 6,000 on Twitter. More than 1,000 people tracked the Easter Bunny on Android for the first time.