Easter in Phoenix

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There are so many ways to celebrate Easter in Phoenix this year. From Easter egg hunts to delicious brunches, we’ve got you covered!

Photos with the Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny Photos at Desert Ridge

Bring the kids to the Barnes & Noble Fountain at Desert Ridge Marketplace on March 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 29th & 30th to visit with the Easter Bunny and get a free downloadable photo and a free gift.

Details: Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix. Admission: free. Friday, March 22nd — Sunday, March 24th, Friday, March 29th and Saturday, March 30th 11:00 a.m. — 9:00 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Egg-Citement at Schnepf Farms

Easter Egg Hunt for children at Schnepf Farms starts at 11:00 a.m. and will be divided per age groups. Admission includes a wristband for unlimited rides including train and carousel, entrance to the petting zoo and honeybee ride also an Easter cookie and hot dog lunch per child admission.

Details: Schnepf Farms, 24810 South Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek. Admission: $25.00 per child, adults free. Friday, March 29th, 9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m. Reservations recommended (480) 987-3100.

Easter Egg Hunt at Shamrock Farms

Easter Egg Hunts will take place during the three scheduled Saturday tours. The egg hunts take place at the tour stop at Roxie’s Outdoor Adventure and are included with regular tour admission price. Registration is required and spaces are limited. Special discounts are available for military, seniors and groups of 10 or more.

Details: Shamrock Farms, 2228 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix. Admission: adults $9, children (2-12) $6, children under 2 are free. Saturday, March 30th 9:30 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt in Apache Junction

Easter Egg Hunt begins at 9 a.m. The egg hunt will be divided into age groups: 2 & under, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-15, 16 & over. There will also be games, a petting zoo, bounce houses and train rides. An early bird pancake breakfast will start at 7:30 a.m. and continue until the food runs out. Breakfast is a donation of $3 per adult and $1.50 per child.

Details: Prospector Park Softball Complex, 3015 N. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction. Admission: free. Saturday, March 30th 7:30 a.m.

Escalante’s Annual Egg Hunt

Children ages 2-6 will search for eggs from 10 to 10:30 a.m. while children ages 7-10 will search from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Admission is $3. Please arrive 15 minutes before your age group’s start time. Arts and crafts will take place after the egg hunt and Mr. Bunny will visit.

Details: Escalante Community Center, 2150 E. Orange St, Tempe. Admission: $3. Saturday, March 30th 10:00 a.m.

Easter Brunch


Join family and friends on Lon’s patio or in the restaurant as Lon’s Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco and his culinary team create a special three-course Easter Brunch that will be available the entire day.

Details: Lon’s, 5532 North Palo Cristi Road, Paradise Valley. $75. Sunday, March 31st 10:00 a.m. (602) 955-7878

The Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale’s Easter Brunch Buffet offers a variety of favorites topped off with an elaborate Viennese Dessert Table. There is even a special children’s buffet!

Details: The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa, 7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale. Adults $70, children ( 6-12) $35, children under 5 are free. Sunday, March 31st 10:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m. (480) 483-5502

District American Kitchen and Wine Bar

Celebrate Easter brunch at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 31. Spring into the season with a delicious culinary experience that includes creative crafts for the kids!

Easter brunch includes: endless champagne,sweet toast with berries and quark with flavored syrup, fresh fruit scented with wild spearmint and natural fruit mist, Greek yogurt shots, bacon and sausages, citrus-scented peppercorn filet mignon and mushroom crema accented with charred heirloom tomato chutney, baked pesto-crusted salmon and baby scallops with spinach fondue, hand-carved horseradish crusted turkey breast with chipotle orange marmalade and buttermilk horseradish cream, herb marinated chicken breast with goat cheese grits and date jam, chilled shrimp and crab claws on, an omelet station, artisan breads and pastries, a mac and cheese station, and decadent desserts.

Details: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, 320 N. 3rd St., Phoenix. $32 for adults and $16 for kids ages 3 to 12. Kids under 3 years old eat free. Sunday, March 31st 10:00am — 3:00pm 602.817.5400

The Ritz-Carlton

Enjoy a spectacular Easter Brunch in The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix Grand Ballroom! Easter Brunch features breakfast favorites such as Eggs Benedict and French Toast along with lunch specialties of Organic Salads, Fresh Seafood Selections and a Carving Station featuring Easter Ham and much more.

Complete your menu with an elaborate array of desserts and a complimentary glass of champagne for adults. Adding to the excitement, a live jazz band will be playing during the brunch and children can enjoy a petting zoo with a variety of farm animal favorites.

Details: The Ritz-Carlton Phoenix, 2401 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix.  Adults $80, Children (3-12) $35. Sunday, March 31st 10:00am — 3:00am (602) 468-0700

Cottontail Tea

With a visit from Peter Cottontail and bonnets in abundance, Cottontail Tea is definitely an event with the children in mind. The traditional tea service will include tea and hot chocolate, finger sandwiches, scones and Easter pastries. The little ones can look forward to a visit from Peter Cottontail, story time, and a bountiful basket of Easter treats.

Details: The Ritz-Carlton Phoenix, 2401 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix.  $38. Friday March 29th and Saturday, March 30th 12:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. 602-468-0700

Orange Sky Restaurant

Orange Sky, Talking Stick Resort’s signature fine-dining restaurant will serve a special four course Easter dinner from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Enjoy your choice of a smoked salmon plate, cocktail shrimp or a Campari tomato and burrata salad to begin. Second course choices include white asparagus, a gem lettuce salad or chopped salad.

Select brunch items, including jalapeno bacon quiche, farm fresh poached eggs and banana French toast will be offered until 2 p.m. All day offerings include ham steak, halibut filet, Ellensburg lamb chops, roast prime rib and jidori chicken. A choice of dessert and champagne toast also included.

Details: Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E Indian Bend Rd, Scottsdale.  $69. Sunday, March 31st 11:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m. (480) 850-8606

Ocean Trail

If you’re in the mood for seafood, Ocean Trail will offer a special three-course dinner for two from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Guests will have a fresh spring salad to begin, followed by a seafood jubilee of shrimp, crawfish, mussels, clams and crab served with dirty rice and hush puppies. Angel food cake with fresh berries will be served for dessert.

Details: Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E Indian Bend Rd, Scottsdale.  $38 for two. Sunday, March 31st 11:00 a.m. — 9:00 p.m. (480) 850-7777

Blue Coyote Café

Easter dinner at Blue Coyote Cafe will be served from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Guests will have their choice of soup or house salad to start, followed by maple cider brined pork loin in an apple butter demi-glace served with whipped red potatoes and grilled asparagus. Lemon poppy seed cake with raspberry sorbet will be served for dessert.

Details: Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E Indian Bend Rd, Scottsdale.  $21.95. Sunday, March 31st 11:00 a.m. — 11:00 p.m. (480) 850-7777

Wandering House Buffet

Wandering Horse Buffet will offer an Easter buffet from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Featured food includes slow roasted garlic prime rib, citrus almond veal, spicy Thai chicken, black pepper duck, lobster truffle risotto and much more! Dinner will also include a complimentary champagne toast.

Details: Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E Indian Bend Rd, Scottsdale.  Adults $42.95, children $17. Sunday, March 31st 9:00 a.m. — 8:00 p.m. (480) 850-7777

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