Easter, with its colorful decorations, family activities, and positive message, is a fun, festive holiday that people of all backgrounds can enjoy. Whether you’re in it for the artistic eggs, chocolate bunnies, or religious reasons, celebrating Easter with friends, loved ones, and acquaintances is what makes the holiday so special.

And expressing “Happy Easter” sentiments — whether via a greeting card, email, or text — should be part of the joy too. These Easter wishes run the gamut, from those intended for kids, family, and loved ones to ones that are tinged with spring and religious themes. There are even some lighthearted greetings thrown in for good measure.

So, before you sit down to write out your Easter wishes to everyone on your list, take inspiration from the examples below.

Happy Easter wishes for kids

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  1. Happy Easter, my little hatchling. I couldn’t ask for a better child.
  2. I hope your Easter is as sweet as jelly beans. I know mine will be because I’m sharing it with you!
  3. You’re special to me every day, but today, you’re my special Easter bunny.
  4. Grab your basket and find some treats…Easter is here, my little sweet!
  5. Long ears and fluffy behind, grab your basket, you have eggs to find! Happy Easter to my favorite bunny.
  6. Hippity hoppity, happy Easter! I hope you’re ready to find some eggs and eat some treats.
  7. Happy Easter, my child. Take it from me — you are one good egg.
  8. Happy Easter, my little chickadee. I hope you know you make my life extra sweet.
  9. Hop along, kiddo. There’s Easter fun to find and memories to make.

Happy Easter wishes for family and loved ones

  1. Easter is a time of reflection. I’m thinking of you today and am thankful for you on this special holiday. Happy Easter!
  2. You make my life sunny and bright. May your Easter be as vibrant as the eggs you paint.
  3. My dearest, you’re sweeter than any chocolate bunny. I’m blessed to call you mine this Easter and every Easter hereafter.
  4. Wishing you joy and peace on this most blessed day. May your Easter Sunday be filled with the same warmth your presence gives me.
  5. I’m so lucky to call you my family. Happy Easter to you and your little bunnies on this wonderful day.
  6. My dear parents, we may be miles apart, but you’re close in my heart. Have a happy spring and a blessed Easter!
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  1. I am forever grateful for parents like you. Thank you for teaching me to appreciate meaningful moments — from seeing a budding flower to celebrating the season of renewal and hope. Wishing you all my best this Easter!
  2. This Easter season, may you be renewed, inspired, and fulfilled. I hope your chocolates are sweet, your basket is full, and your blessings are bountiful!
  3. My sweet family, may peace and love be in abundance this Easter Sunday. I am forever grateful for your presence in my life and in my heart.
  4. Easter is a time to celebrate new beginnings. I hope your Easter Sunday is wonderful and your year proves to be the best yet!
  5. Here’s to fresh starts, new beginnings, and sweet surprises. I hope you have a basket full of blessings this Easter.
  6. Happy Easter, my friend! May you be filled with happiness and surrounded by loved ones on this special day.
  7. Mom and Dad, the love and support you give me are the greatest gifts I could ask for. Thank you for making this Easter — and every other day — so special.
  8. I hope you and your family enjoy an exciting Easter weekend together. I’m blessed to call you my friend.

Religious Easter greetings

  1. With faith, all things are possible. I hope you find hope, joy, and assurance in this splendid holiday.
  2. No matter what life throws at you, let Easter remind you of the hope we have in Jesus. “He is not here; He has risen!” – Luke 24:6-7
  3. Christ is risen! May your Easter be blessed with faith, hope, joy, and love!
  4. Rejoice in the Lord this Easter Sunday, and may your cup runneth over with blessings.
  5. May Christ bless you during this joyful season. May He lift up your heart at Easter and always. May God bless you and keep you.
  6. Wishing you a blessed and holy Easter. May the empty tomb give you a heart full of praise and love.
  7. Let us celebrate His greatest miracle with peace and love (and maybe some chocolate). Happy Easter!
  8. Happy Easter to you, my friend. I hope the Lord fills your heart with compassion and joy this season.
  9. Just as the spring renews the earth, may your spirit be renewed by the hope Easter brings. Wishing you everything good today and always.
  10. Jesus loves you this Easter (and so do I). “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” – Psalm 118:24
  11. May you feel the warmth of Jesus’ love this Easter. He died so that we may live again. Hallelujah, and Happy Easter!
  12. Celebrate new life and hope this wonderful Easter season. May the miracle of Easter fill your life with happiness, joy, and love!
  13. He has conquered the grave and defeated death! “If God is for us, who can be against us?” – Romans 8:31. Happy Easter!
  14. Let us honor his sacrifice and our salvation on this blessed day. “If the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” – John 8:36
  15. May the light of the Lord fill your soul. Let His peace and joy overwhelm you. There is so much to be thankful for this Easter and every day.

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Spring-themed Easter greetings

  1. Spring has sprung, and Easter is here. May this new season be a fresh start and a happy renewal in your life!
  2. Easter is a time of new beginnings. Here’s to wishing you a spring full of beauty and brighter days.
  3. As the new life of spring blossoms around you, may your happiness bloom this Easter.
  4. Happy Easter and happy spring — may you see love and joy in everything.
  5. May the renewal of spring fill you with hope and peace this Easter. May the flowers bloom bright and the season bring you joy. All springtime blessings to you and your family!
  6. Happy Easter! Wishing you clear skies full of sunshine and good times this Easter.
  7. Roses are red; violets are blue, I’m wishing you a happy Easter and a happy spring, too.
  8. May your family grow and bloom like spring flowers this Easter. Let’s celebrate and rejoice in the spirit of spring!
  9. May the vibrancy of spring flowers and painted eggs fill your Easter with joy.
  10. Spring is such an exciting and hopeful time of year. As you celebrate Easter, know I’m thinking of you and wishing you a year full of blessings.
  11. May your hope bloom like spring flowers this Easter. Wishing you endless smiles and sunshine this season and beyond.
  12. Wishing you a happy Easter and a delightful spring. May your day be spent with family, friends, and plenty of Easter delights.
  13. Spring is here, and along with it Easter, a symbol of new life and hope. May it fill your heart with gladness and song.
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Whimsical Easter greetings

  1. Let this Easter be a reminder that no bunny loves you like I do. You make my heart hop!
  2. Hoppy Easter to my Peeps. Enjoy this egg-stra special day!
  3. Don’t forget, you’re some-bunny special to me. Thank you for hopping into my life.
  4. You’ll always be egg-ceptional to me…this Easter, and always!
  5. May your Easter basket overflow with candy. Happy Easter! I love you a choco-lot.
  6. Is any-bunny else egg-cited for Easter? I know I am!
  7. Remember, some-bunny loves you this Easter. Have an egg-cellent Easter!

Hanna Marcus is the founder, head copywriter, and brand voice specialist behind the copywriting company Boundless Copy. Seven years as a copywriter, six years as a journalist in the newspaper industry, and a lifetime of being an extrovert taught her that all the best writing starts with sharing a good story. Sharing words that connect people and make them feel something remains her primary mission as a writer — no matter what she's writing about.

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