Local Events to Celebrate Easter 2014

Indie Easter bunny and eggThere are many ways for you to celebrate the upcoming Easter holiday, why not enjoy the holiday with your favorite local business? Leave the cooking to someone else and enjoy a relaxing Easter brunch, or let the kids scramble around at someone else's Easter egg hunt! Even if you don't celebrate Easter, there are still some fun events here for you to take part in! Did we mention brunch? See below for a list of great Easter events from Local First Arizona members. If you'll be enjoying Easter brunch, if the restaurant accepts reservations, it is highly recommended that you make a reservation ahead of time.

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CupEaster2014_website-440x338Easter Brunch at the Cup Cafe, Tucson Full menu will be served all day, and enjoy Easter specials served 9am - 4pm. Drop by for Tea Time 4-4:30pm! More info.

bookmans easter egg huntEaster Egg Hunt at Bookmans Ina, Tucson Hey Kids, Easter is upon us! Join us for a free Easter egg hunt in our store. Ages 6 and under will be from 9-9:30, and we will have another for older kids from 10:30-11. What surprises will be in store for you? Find out for this extra fun event! More info.

tucson originalsTucson Originals Restaurants Serving Easter Specials Agustin Kitchen: Easter Prix Fixe Menu $39/Person Pastiche Food and Drink: Open 11am-11pm, serving a delicious Easter menu Jonathan's Cork: Serving up some elegant Easter specials, along with our regular menu, open at 4pm Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery/Bistro: Serving some wonderful Easter specials, 7am-3pm

overland troutEaster Brunch at Overland Trout Please join us for Easter Brunch this Sunday. Overland Trout is going to be open from 10:00am to 2:00pm. You can order off our regular menu along with some delicious ham & lamb specials. We recommend you reserve your seat and hop on over on Sunday. More info.

maynards-1049-500x375Easter Brunch at Maynards Market, Tucson No need to go on a hunt for the perfect restaurant for Easter, we’ve got you covered. Guaranteed to delight friends and family with our special holiday menu, incorporating fresh springtime ingredients, and our patio’s scenic views. More info.

bookmans easter egg huntThe Great Bookmans Easter Egg Hunt, Tucson Join Bookmans bright and early at Bookmans on Grant for their annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza! Did you know that the Easter Bunny LOVES to read? He’s expressed his gratitude for this local bookstore by leaving eggs all over the store! More info.

Screen Shot 2014-04-17 at 10.45.05 AMGarden Egg Hunt at Tucson Botanical Gardens Bring your family and celebrate spring at the Tucson Botanical Gardens with an egg hunt, visits with the Garden Bunny, and a spring-themed activity for kids. Free with Gardens Admission. More info.

haciendaEaster Brunch Buffet at Hacienda del Sol, Tucson Make a memory at the Hacienda del Sol! For the brunch buffet, get your fill at the omelette bar, the carving station, the salad bar, the seafood station, the antipasti station, and, of course, the desserts station! More info.

Screen Shot 2014-04-08 at 3.37.29 PMEaster Brunch at Agustin Kitchen, Tucson Along with the regular a la carte menu, Chef Clark is offering a special Easter Prix Fixe option that includes a choice of Summer Salad or Summer Gazpacho; a choice of Roasted Prime Rib or Grilled Shetland's Salmon, and Heirloom Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting for dessert. More info.

bookmans easter egg huntEgg-stordinary Easter at Bookmans Speedway, Tucson Bunny Lovers – a certain Easter Bunny is hopping our way and he will have a big basket of eggs to hide!! We need some help finding them, so join us at Bookmans Speedway for an Egg-stordinary Easter Egg Hunt!! More info.

egg huntEaster Celebration & Egg Hunt at Avalon Gardens, Tucson This happy event kicks off at 11:00am with a hayride out to an awesome Easter Egg Hunt, which starts at 11:30am and ends at 12:15pm. After the hunt at 12:30pm, guests can enjoy healthy, delicious refreshments and beautiful, uplifting live entertainment reflecting the true spirit of Easter. More info.

easter parade filmFilm Easter Parade at Sea of Glass Center for the Arts, Tucson For Good Friday enjoy the 1948 Irving Berlin musical, Easter Parade, starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. The film won the 1948 Academy Award for Best Original Music Score and the writers of the film received the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written American Musical. More info.


verde canyon railroad easterEaster Bunny Express at Verde Canyon Railroad, Clarkdale On Easter Sunday the popular Easter Bunny Express rides again. From small children to grandparents everyone will delight in this spring tradition, enjoying  a great time eating candy, getting hugs and having photos taken with our Easter Bunny. More info.

Indie Easter bunny and eggFlagstaff Shop Indie EGGstravaganza, Flagstaff The public is invited to participate in a local business Easter Egg Hunt in Flagstaff during the week leading up to Easter (April 12-19).  The goal is to increase exposure and revenue in the locally-owned business community. Find gift certificates for local businesses around downtown! More info.

eggstravaganzaPayson Eggstravaganza The 16th Annual Egg Scramble for children ages 12 & under will begin at 9:30AM at Rumsey 2 Softball Field (near Taylor Pool). Children can collect eggs filled with candy and coupons for special prizes. More info.

hassayampa inn Low-Res-Peacock-Room-10001-300x200Easter Brunch at the Hassayampa Inn, Prescott Gather with family and friends on Easter Sunday and enjoy the new Peacock Dining Room at the Historic Hassayampa Inn, in Prescott. Make your reservations today (800) 322-1927 ext. 2. More info.


devourBrunch at Devour Phoenix Restaurants, Phoenix The Devour Phoenix Restaurant Coalition is a group of amazingly delicious and local restaurants in Phoenix, and many have amazing brunch menus. Check them out.

city square churchEaster at City Square Church Join us for our first ever Easter Sunday service! We'll gather at 10 a.m. on Sunday April 20th at Phoenix Union Bioscience High School in the "Town Hall." We'll have music from Jonny Church Band, a teaching from pastor Rob Rynders, and we'll celebrate communion together. More info.

districtEaster Brunch at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar, Phoenix Enjoy Easter brunch at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spring into the season with a delicious culinary experience that includes creative crafts for the kids and delicious desserts that will leave you sweetly satisfied. You can even build-your-own bloody mary! More info.

Screen Shot 2014-04-08 at 3.56.47 PMHickman's Eggs 4th Annual Governor's Easter Egg Roll Check right now and make sure you have marked your calendar for the 4th Annual Governor's Egg Roll at the Wigwam on Saturday, April 19 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. It's FREE, the public is warmly invited, and there will be fun and activities for all ages. More info.

Screen Shot 2014-04-11 at 3.57.26 PMEaster with Phoenix First Celebrate Easter with any of these spiritual events: Phoenix First's free Easter Trilogy is a three-part theatrical production that retells the dramatic story of Easter; Annual Easter Egg and Candy Hunt for Phoenix First Kids! Good Friday Service; Easter Sunrise Service. More info.

Screen Shot 2014-04-08 at 4.33.55 PMSpring Story Time Eggstravaganza at Bookmans, Mesa Join Bookmans at their Mesa location for Saturday Morning Story Time with a Spring Time Easter twist! More info.

hotel valley ho easterEaster Brunch, Egg Hunt & Dinner at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho Make your brunch reservation for ZuZu inside the restored Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale, and dine inside or on the shaded courtyard patio. Enjoy specials including Crab Cake Benedict with poached eggs and old bay hollandaise on a homemade english muffin ($14), Donut Holes with homemade berry preserves ($6), and Coconut Cream Pie. More info.

foxJoin Fox Restaurant Concept Restaurants for Brunch, Multiple Locations Come together with family and friends to enjoy a delicious brunch at one of FRC's participating restaurants. FRC is confident that no matter what your taste is, they have a menu and location perfect for your Easter plans. More info.

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Annual 1916 Easter Rising Rememberance at the Irish Cultural Center, Phoenix Ireland: The 1916 Easter Monday Rising, A Historical Perspective.: Causes and Outcomes. An annual work of love Presented by Jane Hilton, Shay Veno, Michael Littwin, Coleen Van Slyke and Jim Daugherty. More info.

framed ewe easterEaster Weekend Sale at Framed Ewe, Phoenix Hop on over to Framed Ewe at Union at Biltmore for 50% off select Supers! More info.

BPFK Easter Basket_music_2Box Play for Kids reinvents the traditional Easter Basket Looking for an alternative to the traditional Easter basket for the kiddos this year? Well look no longer as Box Play for Kids has a simple and fun holiday option that also happens to be a wonderful craft activity – minus the sugar rush! More info.

Handlebar Burger420 Munchy Fest at Handlebar, Tempe Handlebar is celebrating Easter a little differently this year. They are offering half off food all day, plus drink specials! More info.

Screen Shot 2014-04-08 at 4.17.08 PMEaster Brunch at Arcadia Farms Cafe, Scottsdale Let Arcadia Farms Cafe do the cooking so that you and your family can spend this special day enjoying each others company. They have an outstanding menu in store for your and your loved ones. More info.

tea timeEaster Breakfast High Tea, Scottsdale Join TeaTime Scottsdale on Saturday, April 19, at 9am for tea time! $15 per person or $50 for a party of 4. First 5 reservations get a free gift! Call 480-686-8503. More info.

More Brunch! Check out the rest of these restaurants for more brunch options!