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Find things to do this Easter in Greater Phoenix, including brunches, dinners, egg hunts, and other activities. 

 

Easter Brunches


Arizona Biltmore

April 17

Celebrate a relaxed and joyful Easter Brunch, bringing together friends and family over a leisurely buffet in elegant surrounding across the magnificent settings of both the Aztec and Gold Rooms. Before or after Easter Brunch, continue welcoming the new season on the glamorous Front Lawn with the Springtime Garden Party. The Spritz Garden will be serving champagne cocktails from Moet Hennessy, while the Aztec Lawn will transform into a children’s wonderland, complete with an Easter-themed petting zoo, photo backdrop, cotton candy station and face painting artists. With something to charm everyone, the Springtime Garden Party is an event in the Phoenix calendar not to be missed.

2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix

 

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails

April 17

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix celebrates the Easter holiday on Sunday, April 17th featuring seasonal brunch favorites from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Menu items include Banana and Buttermilk Pancakes served with toasted coconut and BLIS syrup; Chicken & Waffle with crispy fried chicken, BLIS hot sauce and maple syrup; Sour Cream & Chive Biscuit & Gravy served with scrambled egg, sausage gravy and hash brown; Avocado and Mushroom Toast with poached egg, quinoa and spinach salad, pickled onion and Dijon; Citrus Cured Salmon served on an everything bagel with whipped cream cheese, onion, caper and tomato; and Eggs Benedict with and English muffin, black forest ham, prosecco hollandaise and hash brown.

2 E. Jefferson St., Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix, Phoenix

 

Match Market & Bar

April 17

Match Market & Bar is offering three special dishes in celebration of the holiday. Also on Easter Sunday, guests are invited to “hop in” and enjoy Match’s eggs-clusive specialty Easter cocktail.

1100 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

 

 

Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel

April 17

Indulge in an “Egg-Ceptional” Easter Brunch buffet at the Renaissance Downtown Phoenix. Features live entertainment, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and an incredible display of tempting palate-pleasers, including carving stations, an antipasto display, composed salads, a made-to-order omelet station, handcrafted pastries, desserts, and more.

Price: Adults $65++, Children $15 ++ 5 and under are free

100 N. 1st St., Phoenix

 

Royal Palms

April 17

Join the grandest Easter celebration at Royal Palms Resort & Spa. Delight your senses with a three-course brunch menu, a visit from the Easter Bunny and enjoying spring time together. Reservations are required.

Price: $150++ per person, Children 6 - 12 $75++, Children 5 and under complimentary

5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix

 

Alter Ego at Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown

April 17

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy an all-you-can-eat brunch for $72 per person with a complimentary sparkling wine toast for guests 21+. Live music for the whole family to enjoy. Reservations are highly recommended.

Price: $72

108 E. University Dr., Tempe

 

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows

April 17

Easter brunch specials include lobster crab benedict, carbonara, green eggs and ham, and spiced cheesecake mousse, featuring live music as well as indoor and outdoor seating options. 

6114 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

 

Boulders Resort & Spa Scottsdale

April 17

Families can capture a special holiday moment in a gorgeous indoor or outdoor patio setting surrounded by ancient rock formations, glorious mountain backdrops and the scenic duck pond where a covey of Gambel’s quail and newborn rabbits scamper. There will also be live entertainment and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Easter favorites range from an exciting demi-buffet with warm, freshly baked breads, cheese & charcuteries, a gourmet salad bar and freshly harvested spring salads, a sumptuous seafood display, tender carved beef station, made-to-order omelets — all topped off with a decadent dessert display.

Price: $90/adults $45/children under 12

34631 N. Tom Darlington Dr., Scottsdale

 

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch

April 17

Enjoy a perfect spring day together celebrating Easter. Indulge in a flavorful brunch for all, including Brioche French Toast, Smoked Pork Benedict, Antipasti, Alaskan King Crab, Smoked Salmon, Prime Rib, Pasta Station, Kids Buffet and sweet treats to top off the meal. Take in the live music from Center Stage Bar, along with a visit from the Easter Bunny and special activities for the day. Reservations are required.

Price: $115++ per adult, $130++ with unlimited Mimosas and Bloody Marys, $48++ Children 6 – 12, Complimentary for Children under 5

7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale

 

Roaring Fork

April 17

Roaring Fork in Scottsdale will be celebrating the Easter holiday by serving specialty items in addition to wood-fired favorites including Salmon Rillette served with Cold Smoked Scottish Salmon, Creole Remoulade, and Buttered Crostini; Muscles & Chorizo with Tomato, Garlic, White Wine, & Grilled Toast Points; Fish Tacos served on Corn Tortillas with Cherry Pepper Slaw, Guacamole, Salsa, & Cowboy Beans; and more.

4800 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

 

Scottsdale Plaza Resort

April 17

The Scottsdale Plaza Resort will host a great Easter Feast in the Grande Ballroom. The Easter Brunch Buffet will feature a delicious selection of traditional brunch favorites as well as Chia Parfaits, Deviled Eggs, Juice Bar, Omelet and Waffle stations, and much more. Lunch items include Charcuterie Cones, Marinated Strawberry Salad, Pacific Sea Bass, Raw Bar, and Pineapple Bourbon Glazed Ham.  Reservations with a credit card are required.

Price: $75 for adults, $37 ages 6-18, ages 5 and under are free

7200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

 

STK Steakhouse

April 16-17

Head to STK for Easter Brunch and indulge in brunch favorites including Truffle Steak & Egg, Hot Chicken & Waffle, and more. Or join them for dinner and enjoy Easter specials like Dungeness Crab Deviled Eggs or Slow Roasted Prime Rib.

 

7134 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale

 

We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort

April 17

Choose between four dining options at the resort, including a buffet, four-course meal, or a la carte options full of Easter treats.

Price: $60+

10438 WeKoPa Way, Fort McDowell

 

The Wigwam

April 17

Indulge in your Easter Brunch favorites at The Wigwam's brunch buffet, featuring delicious fresh salad assortments, savory carving stations, decadent desserts and more. Or celebrate Easter at Litchfield's, The Wigwam's signature farm-to-table restaurant, which will be featuring crisp salads, lavish brunch favorites, and Chef's specialty desserts. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance and ready for photos.

Price: Brunch Buffet: $65++ adults, $26++ kids 4-12 | Litchfield's Brunch: $85++ adults, $26++ kids 4-12

300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park

 

Kona Grill Scottsdale | Kona Grill Gilbert

April 16-17

Hop into Kona Grill this Easter where they will be offering brunch favorites like theSpicy Lobster Avocado Toast, Macadamia Nut French Toast, Mix N’ Match Kona-mosa Specials and more.

7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale Fashion Square, Scottsdale2224 E. Williams Field Rd., #101, San Tan Village, Gilbert

 

 

Rusconi's American Kitchen

April 17

Rusconi’s American Kitchen is celebrating the Easter holiday with a special Sunday brunch, where diners can enjoy a three-course Easter brunch menu.

10637 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix

 

Thirsty Lion Gastropub

April 17

Thirsty Lion Gastropub celebrates the Easter holiday featuring a selection of breakfast cocktails including a Bacon Bloody Mary, Passionfruit Mimosa, and Fresh Pressed Grapefruit Greyhound in addition to a selection of breakfast items, salads, sandwiches, and kitchen specialties.

Multiple Locations

 

Keeler's Neighborhood Steakhouse

April 17

Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse is celebrating Easter with a special brunch. Diners can also enjoy freshly made desserts from Keeler’s pastry chef including carrot cake, cheesecake and chocolate cake.

Price: $59 per person, $29 for children under 10

7212 E. Ho Hum Road, Carefree

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Easter Activities


Mesa Easter Pageant

April 6-9, 12-16

The Mesa Easter Pageant, “Jesus the Christ” — the largest annual outdoor Easter pageant in the world — resumes this spring on the north lawn of the Mesa Arizona Temple. This community tradition began in 1938 by a group of young people who gathered at the temple for an Easter Sunrise Service and has grown over eight decades to a spectacular production with a 400+member costumed cast, music, dance, drama, live animals, and special effects, all performed on a massive four-story-high stage. Free admission. No tickets required. Self-parking is limited. Light rail transportation is encouraged. Come early to secure a seat.

Mesa Temple Visitors Center
101 S. LeSueur, Mesa

 

Free Easter Bunny Photos at Westgate | Free Easter Bunny Photos at Norterra

April 8-16

Families and furry friends alike, don your best dressed against a spring-soaked backdrop. Photos to be taken on your own personal device on a first-come, first-served basis. Dogs only.

 

Westgate Entertainment District | The Shops at Norterra
6770 N. Sunrise Blvd., Glendale2450 W. Happy Valley Road, #1142, Phoenix

 

 

Easter Bunny Photo Shoot

April 9-16

Hippity hop on over to The Quad to capture magical Easter memories. Families will enjoy a high-end photoshoot + meet-and-greet with Hop, the Easter bunny. Photographer photo package includes 10 high-res images captured by a talented local Arizona photographer. 

Scottsdale Quarter
15059 N. Scottsdale Road, Ste. 205, Scottsdale

 

Ahwatukee Easter Parade and Spring Fling

April 16

Come see the 45th annual parade and join in the spring fling afterwards. There will be events for the kids, craft fair, entertainment, food, and lots of booths to browse.

Ahwatukee Village
48th Street and Warner Road

 

Easter Bunny Express

April 16

Children of all ages can visit with the Easter Bunny at the Verde Canyon Railroad depot prior to the train's departure. The train's favorite "seasonal employee", this honorable hare loves giving out handfuls of treats and armloads of hugs before bidding farewell to everyone on the train as it departs at 1 p.m.. Get your photo taken with the big bunny and be sure to enter your best guess in our jelly bean contest. The Easter fun keeps going onboard with a presentation of the winner-take-all jellybean counting contest winner by the Rare Rabbit himself. On board the train, adults can enjoy a spring-fresh Bloody Mary bursting with so many vegetables a rabbit would love it.

Verde Canyon Railroad
300 N. Broadway, Clarkdale

 

Easter Egg Hunts


Hide & Peep Egg Hunt

April 16

Search for colorful eggs hidden throughout The Quarter, dance to fun music, get a design painted on your hand, ask for a balloon animal, and make sure to snap a pic in front of our spring selfie station with a couple of characters that will make you feel like you're in Wonderland. To participate in the scavenger hunt*, sign up here starting 3/22 and hop on over to The Quad to grab your scavenger hunt sheet which will lead you to your free Easter bag filled with treats, games, crafts, and more.

Scottsdale Quarter
15059 N. Scottsdale Road, Ste. 205, Scottsdale

 

Family Fun AZ Great Egg Hunt

April 16

Join Family Fun Arizona for the 3rd Annual Family Fun Great Egg Hunt & Family Fair. There will be two easter egg hunts for the kids and the chance to get professional photos with the Easter Bunny for only $5. The entire family will enjoy music, dancing, interactive games, bouncing in bounce houses/slides, free face painting, coloring contests and prize giveaways in the Family Fun AZ Drawings. 

OdySea Aquarium
9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale

 

KROC Eggstravaganza

April 16

This free, fun-filled family event will include arts and crafts, family games, music, food trucks, inflatable bounce houses, an obstacle course, face painting, and dance performances, and community resource booths.

1375 East Broadway Road, Phoenix

 

The Valley's Largest Easter Egg Hunt

April 16

Spend the day at Bell Bank Park for family fun, food, and Easter Egg Hunts for the entire family. Over 12,000 Easter Eggs will be filled with different goodies and will be spread throughout the soccer field. Prizes could include anything from candy to concert tickets.

Bell Bank Park
1 Legacy Dr., Mesa