Local Easter Happenings Around Arizona

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Have an excellent Easter with your family and the local community this year with a number of brunch specials and events so good you'd think the Easter Bunny brought them just for you.

Click your region below for the local Easter events in your area. -Southern Arizona -Phoenix Area -Northern Arizona

Besides the local happenings, also check out the Four Ways to Go Local on Easter!

Southern Arizona:

Mary Chapin Carpenter at Fox Tucson Theatre The night before Easter, ease into a relaxing Sunday by enjoying five-time Grammy Award winning artist Mary Chapin Carpenter live in an intimate, acoustic performance at Fox Tucson Theatre. Join her on stage at 7:30pm on Saturday, April 4th.


bookmans easter egg huntBookman's Egg Hunt Mark your calendars for the arrival of the Bookmans Bunny! Let your little spring chicks loose on the hunt for eggs they'll have hidden all over our store. Each child will be allowed to collect ten eggs as they wonder the aisles looking for treasure; make sure to bring your own basket! Starting at 9am at the Bookmans on Ina Rd. More info here.

Indie Easter bunny and eggTucson Botanical Gardens' Egg Hunt On Easter Sunday from 10am to Noon, visit the garden for an egg hunt and spring-themed activities for kids in the beautiful gardens. This event is free with paid admission to the garden. More information is available here.


jonathans corkJonathan's Cork Easter Dinner Jonathan is offering two specials this Easter Sunday, Macadamia Nut-Crusted Fresh Halibut and Venison Shoulder Chops w/ Cranberry sauce along with their regular menu. Dinner starts at 4pm and reservations are recommended. RSVP and location info here.

FRONT DOOR BRUNCH SIGN-4Weekend Brunch at Poppy Kitchen From 10:30a to 2:30p on both Saturday and Sunday, visit Poppy Kitchen for their brunch speicals. On Sunday, this includes 1/2 off all bottles of wine. Check out their menu here.


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Easter Brunch at Agustin Kitchen Join Agustin Kitchen on Easter Sunday for our regular brunch menu or a special prix-fixe menu from 10am – 3pm for $35 per person including a choice of starter, house cured Berkshire ham, and heirloom carrot cake. Reservations recommended, you can see full information and menu here.

easter8Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery and Bistro's Brunch On Easter Sunday, Gourmet Girls will be serving Easter specials Ham and Asparagus Quiche, Ham and Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs, and an Open Face Ham Sandwich with Tomatoes, Micro Greens and Apricot Mustard in addition to their regular delicious menu....and the best part: Its all gluten free! Full information is available on their website here.

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Easter Specials at Pastiche Pastiche will be open on Easter from 11am to 11pm with all of their regular, delicious menu items as well as Easter Specials including smoked salmon quiche and Australian lamb loin chops. RSVP information is here.


maynardsEaster Brunch at Maynards  From 9am to 3pm on Easter Sunday, join Maynards for fantastic three-course family style brunch from Executive Chef Jared Scott for only $49 a person, with a kid's menu available. They will also have also have a $9 Bottomless Champagne Bar that includes Mimosas, Bellinis, and Azaleas. RSVP and menu information here.

children museumCelebrate Easter at the Children's Museum Tucson Celebrate the days leading up to Easter at the Children's Museum Tucson with story-time and Easter eggs. The museum has hidden some goodies inside their eggs just for your kids. Visitors can also partake in bunny-mask making to get into the Easter mood. This is happening on April 1st, 2nd, and 3rd from 9:30am to 5pm. Full information here.

AvalonEaster3LargeEaster at Avalon Gardens Beautiful Avalon Gardens in Tumacácori will be open on Sunday April 5th with a full schedule of spring and Easter fun. Starting at 9am, enjoy a hayride out to a huge Easter egg hunt, with different fields for different age groups so everyone comes back with a big basket and a smile. After the egg hunt, settle down with your family and enjoy healthy, delicious refreshments and beautiful, uplifting live entertainment reflecting the true spirit of Easter. Full information  is here.

Phoenix Area:

zuzu1.jpg  555×375Brunch and Dinner at ZuZu ZuZu inside the iconic Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale, is serving up a delicious Easter brunch inside and on the shaded patio from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., including the famous Bloody Mary + Mimosa Bar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring the little ones and meet on the patio at 9 a.m. for the annual Easter Egg Hunt, including prizes and a special golden egg. Savory dinner specials include Stuffed leg of Lamb with shiitake mushrooms, minted cous cous, grilled asparagus, pine nuts and golden raisin chutney from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. RSVP information here.

easter2Spring Basket Bonanza From 10am to 3:30pm on April 4th, the day before Easter, visit The Phoenix Children's Museum for their Spring Basket Bonanza where you are invited to come decorate your own basket to celebrate the season. The museum will provide a basket and an assortment of fun kid-friendly, spring-themed decorations. This event is $6 for members of the museum and $8 for non-members.

unnamed (11)On the Edge Gallery Spring into ArtWalk On April 2th, before Easter, in the Scottsdale Arts District, join On the Edge Gallery to  connect with the gallery’s featured artists while enjoying gourmet springtime duck egg baked goods made by Quacker's Cakes.  Quacker’s Cakes' friendly pet duck Indigo will be at On The Edge Gallery during the ArtWalk sporting her “I Love Art” tee shirt. Watch the featured artists in action with live demonstrations and conversations about their various processes and techniques. You’ll see amazing art, beautiful spring colors, and a variety of media — pastels, mixed media, printmaking, and ink on paper.

unnamed (12)Easter Brunch at Arcadia Farms Join Arcadia Farms on Easter Sunday for a casual celebration with family and friends. Enjoy a special Easter menu with new appetizers, entrées, and desserts, along with a selection of your Arcadia Farms favorites. Or for pick up select any of their sugar cookies,  24 Carrot Cake, seasonally decorated cupcakes from the marketplace at the farm. RSVP information here.

Southwest Gardener Spring Items Hop into The Southwest Gardener for spring gardening essentials and Easters decorations. Including the Easter baskets shown. Other Easter themed items include doormats, festive candles, and a cute all-season iron rabbit statue.


easter1Duck & Decanter Easter Baskets All Duck and Decanter locations will be closed on Easter Sunday but drop by the Camelback location of Duck and Decanter and pickup your pre-made Easter basket before Easter weekend! These pre-made baskets start at just $25. To place an order for a personalized basket stop by the Camelback location or call 602-274-5429.

easter3Easter Brunch at The Galdly The Galdly invites you to join them for a a super hip & delicious brunch. There will be got live music from local musician Lee Perreira, sorbet mimosas, and their regular, scrumptious brunch menu. Make your reservations here.


easter4BARunch at The Vig locations All locations of The Vig will be celebrating Easter with their BARunch event featuring half off bottles of wine, $4 Tito's vodka drinks, $15 mimosa bar, and live music on Sunday. Reservations suggested, see their full website here.


easter5Tammie Coe Cakes Has Precious Easter Treats Tammie Coe Cakes has morphed their famous sugar cookies for the springtime season, including the little bunnies and carrots pictured. These would be a sweet treat for any Easter basket.


phx public marketEaster Brunch at the Phoenix Public Market The Cafe at the Phoenix Public Market will be open for Easter Sunday. You can view their menu here. Reservations recommended.


easter6St. Francis Open for Easter Brunch St. Francis will be open on Easter Sunday, you can view their brunch menu here. Reservations recommended.



 Northern Arizona:

Indie Easter bunny and eggSedona's Celebration of Spring The city of Sedona is celebrating spring with more than just an egg hunt, its much more! On April 4th, starting at 9am enjoy this family-friendly event held at Posse Grounds Park in Sedona. There is a $5 admission fee for children 12 and younger. Included with this fee is a lot of fun such as inflatable toys for kids, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, carnival rides, duck races and much more. The official egg hunt will begin at 10 a.m. for children 8 years of age and younger. You can see full information here.