Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start dyeing eggs and searching for the Easter Bunny! We have put together a list of the Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events in 2018 so you and your family can make the most of your Easter weekend!
Break bread with friends and family, meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Atlanta.
We have you covered with all the highlights!
- Meet the Easter Bunny
The Easter Bunny gets very busy during the Spring, so don’t miss your chance to snap a picture with him this year! Spring’s favorite furry friend will be hopping by Perimeter Mall, Brookhaven, Avalon in Alpharetta, and other locations to create a memories with your family.
- Natural Egg Dyeing at Atlanta Botanical Garden
March 23rd, 30th, 31st
Certain plants contain powerful dyes that create stunning colors. Join us in this interactive program to learn more about these plants and decorate three vibrant eggs. Drop in the fun for $6 per kid plus General Admission!
- Stone Mountain Easter Sunrise Service
Sunday, April 1st | 7:00 a.m.
Two non-denominational services will be offered at both the top of Stone Mountain and at its base on Memorial Lawn. Feel like you’re on top of the world as the sun rises and paints gorgeous colors across the sky on Easter morning. The Summit Skyride opens at 4:00 a.m., so be sure to arrive at least two hours early to allow time to get to the top of the mountain.
- Eggstravaganza at Callanwolde Arts Center
Saturday, March 31st
Bring your basket and your camera for a family friendly Easter egg hunt amidst Callanwolde’s beautiful spring gardens and grounds! Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt features thousands of candy-filled eggs to find (including three golden “prize” eggs) and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny. There will be family friendly games, a LEGO building station provided by LEGOLAND Discovery Center, face painting, and a kids’ dance floor with DJ J&M Sound Design.
- Glass Easter Egg Class
Friday – Sunday | March 23rd – April 8th
In this group class at Decatur Glassblowing, students will get to make their own sculpted glass paperweight for only $48 per person. This hot-glass learning experience will start by going over safety, tools, and equipment. The instructor will then demonstrate how to make a glass paperweight. Following the demonstration, each student will go through the steps one-on-one with the instructor to create their own piece!
- Atlanta Governor’s East Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 24th | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
An Atlanta classic! Georgia’s First Lady hosts the annual Easter egg hunt with Easter Bunny photos, cupcake and egg decorating, face painting, a storybook station, the Easter egg roll, a moonwalk and more.
- Easter Brunch & Dinner
Sunday | April 1st
Many Atlanta restaurants will be offering special menus for the Easter holiday. Break bread with friends and family at the best local restaurants! Stop by Ecco for an assortment of charcuterie, cheeses, pizzas, and pasta; Rosebud for a special menu; the Melting Pot for a 3-course meal and kid-friendly fun – and other local favorites for delicious fare & brunch cocktails!
- Egg Hunt on the Farm at Atlanta History Center
Monday, March 12th | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join the Atlanta History Center’s Smith Family Farm for the annual egg hunt and win prizes! Toddlers and preschoolers are welcome to search for hidden eggs, dance the bunny hop, and create spring crafts. The Easter Bunny will also make a special appearance!
- St. Regis Easter Brunch & Egghunt
Sunday, April 1st | 11:30 a.m.
The St. Regis Atlanta invites families and friends to an extravagant Easter celebration. The hotel will be hosting a refined southern brunch in Astor Court Enjoy exquisite cuisine, live jazz, Mimosa & Bloody Mary station, Easter egg hunt, crafts for children & more!
- Decatur Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday , March 24th | 11:00 a.m.
The Easter Bunny is arriving to the lawn of Decatur First Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. on March 24th. Enjoy hugs and photos with the Easter Bunny before hunting for eggs! Beginning at 11:00 a.m., the egg hunt is staggered by age groups so that parents with more than one child, in different age groups, can experience the fun with each of their children.