Easter Brunch is always a popular activity for families. You can find many restaurants with Easter Brunch specials and make reservations through Open Table. Our top Brunch Picks that aren't on Open Table? Villa Christina in Dunwoody and The Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Marietta/Smyrna (reservations required by calling 770-953-4500).
Egg Hunts and Festivals:
Atlanta (Callanwolde), March 30, 2013
Bring a basket and take part in the giant egg hunt. Thousands of eggs will be hidden on the grounds. Meet the Easter Bunny, play games, pet live bunnies and more! Tickets are $10 for kids ($12 at the door); Adults free. This event starts at 10 a.m. Egg hunts will be set up for three age groups: 11:15 am - Newborns to Age 3, 11:30 am - Ages 4, 5 and 6, 11:45 am - Ages 7 and up. In case of rain the event will be cancelled. $5 parking and shuttle buses will be provided at the Emory University Briarcliff Campus, 1256 Briarcliff Road, just one-half mile north of Callanwolde. For more information call 404-872-5338.
Cleveland (Cabbagepatch Kids Babyland General), March 23, 2013
Easter Eggstravaganza. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, parade, food vendors, arts and crafts, games, an egg hunt, music and prizes. 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free admission. $10.00 for breakfast. BabyLand General Hospital, 73 W. Underwood St., Cleveland.
Decatur, March 23, 2013
Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your basket and join the Easter Bunny in the hunt for candy eggs at Decatur First Baptist Church. Easter Bunny arrives at 10:30 a.m. and the hunt starts 30 minutes later. Free. Decatur First Baptist Church, 308 Clairemont Ave., Decatur.
Callaway Gardens, March 30 - 31, 2013
Just a short drive from Atlanta, Callaway Gardens will host an Easter egg hunt on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the lawn at the Overlook Azalea Garden. The event is open to all ages. Bring an Easter basket and hunt for thousands of candy eggs, along with some prize eggs. The Easter Bunny will visit from Noon to 5 p.m. to take pictures with children. Egg hunts are free with admission to Callaway Gardens.
Other Easter Celebrations:
Callaway Gardens Sunrise Service
After the Callaway Gardens egg hunt, stay for the weekend and enjoy annual Easter Sunrise Service, held Sunday, March 31, at 7:30 a.m. on the lawn between the Gardens Restaurant and the Boat Dock. Admission is free prior to 8 a.m. Guests should enter through the original Gardens gate on U. S. Hwy. 27. After services take part in the optional Easter Buffet (fee applies).
Stone Mountain Park Sunrise Service, March 31, 2013
Annual Sunrise Service. Experience serenity and peace as the Stone Mountain Ministerial Association presents two simultaneous, non-denominational Easter services at the top of Stone Mountain and at the base of the mountain on Memorial Lawn. Park gates and Summit Skyride open at 4:00 a.m. Services begin at approximately 7:00 a.m. Please allow an extra hour or more for large crowds. Vehicle entry to the park is $10 cash for a one-day permit or $35 for annual permit. Church vans and buses enter free. Round-trip Skyride fees are $9.00 for adults and $7.00 for children 3-11 and $5.50 one-way. There are no fees for the walk-up trail to the top of the mountain. Consider spending the day at Stone Mountain, which has many family activities.
Photos with the Easter Bunny:
Get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny at these Atlanta malls:
- Mall of Georgia: Begins March 9, 2013
- Northlake Mall: Begins March 16, 2013
- Town Center Mall: Begins February 27, 2013
- Perimeter Mall: Beings March 16, 2013