30 Easter Festivities In Orlando
We've rounded up 30+ Central Florida Easter festivities for you! From egg hunts to escape rooms, there's something for everyone on this list!
By Catherine Walters
Don't miss your opportunity to dine at Tapa Toro on Sunday, April 21st from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Their impressive brunch buffet includes a waffle station, omelet station, and a wide variety of their favorite Spanish-style dishes. $38/Adults and $15/Children. And if brunch isn't your thing, come for Easter Dinner and a succulent whole pig roast. Slowly marinated and cooked to perfection, this pig roast is not to be missed! Reservations are strongly recommended!
Easter at Opa
On April 21st and 28th, enjoy Easter at Opa! Come enjoy Easter at Taverna Opa and receive a complimentary glass of wine with any Lamb Entree purchase. Their traditional Greek entertainment happens all day and you’ll get to experience Tsougrisma, a Greek tradition of cracking red eggs for good luck. Opa!
Texas de Brazil
Skip the typical Easter buffet and enjoy Texas de Brazil's regular menu all day long! Opening at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 21st , select non-alcoholic beverages and your choice of dessert is included with your meal! Their dessert menu is extensive! Special brunch items will also be available until 3 p.m.. Restrictions apply. Make your reservation today!
65th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 20th at 9:30 a.m., stake your claim at one of the prettiest main streets in America as you hunt with fellow Central Floridians for over 10,000 eggs placed around downtown Winter Park's Central Park. No child is left empty handed as all participants enjoy special treats at the designated candy area. Don’t forget your Easter basket!
Krispy Kreme is hopping into spring with a seasonal doughnut collection to delight fans of all ages. Back by popular demand, Krispy Kreme’s springtime doughnuts are a fun and playful take on some of the season’s favorite icons in the form of three deliciously filled doughnuts. Get them now at the Winter Park, Millenia, Kissimmee, or Daytona Beach locations before they're gone!
Easter Weekend Open House at the Morse Museum
An annual tradition we truly appreciate, the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art is once again offering free admission Easter weekend. Take in the beauty of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s leaded-glass windows emblazoned with the flowers of spring or find the hidden chapel INSIDE the museum. Free admission April 19-21!
Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt at The Alfond Inn
And while you are in downtown Winter Park on Sunday, April 21st, stroll over to Hamilton’s Kitchen at the exquisite Alfond Inn. Dig in to a decadent brunch served at chef-attended food stations and two different egg hunts. Adults are treated to a welcome mimosa or glass of champagne upon arrival and kids enjoy the after-brunch egg hunt at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm. Buy your tickets in advance.
Sanford Easter Eggstravaganza
Will we see you in Sanford on Saturday, April 20th at 10 a.m.? All children ages 12 and under are invited to bring their baskets to collect goodies and meet the Easter Bunny at Fort Mellon Park.
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Opening at noon on Easter Sunday, Ruth's Chris Steak House will offer their Spring Classics menu! Starting at $49.95, the Spring Classics menu features a three-course meal with blackened scallops served over jambalaya risotto and Blueberry Crumb Cheesecake. Get there early or make a reservation so you can sit in one of their little nooks! And don't forget, they have three locations in Central Florida (Lake Mary, Winter Park, and Sand Lake Road).
Oviedo Marshmallow Drop
The City of Oviedo will drop thousands of marshmallows from the sky on Saturday, April 20th at 9:30 a.m. for the kids (5-10 years old) to collect and exchange for candy. It’s a sweet alternative to hunting for eggs. Tickets go on sale April 8th!
Longwood Easter Egg Hunt
Go on the hunt Saturday, April 20th from 9:30 a.m. – noon for a whopping 20,000 eggs and enjoy a morning of family fun at Reiter Park in downtown Longwood. Free outdoor event with multiple hunts based on age, plus 20 vendor booths. Learn more!
The recently renovated and newly opened Marriott Orlando Downtown is set to host its inaugural Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 21st. Reservations are required for this brunch (call 407-868-8646 today), which will have seatings at the top of the hour from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chef Philip O’Brien and his team of culinary artists are set to whip up a true Easter Feast!
DoveCote is hosting a lovely Easter Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. as well. Their buffet is sure to please (they've been a Dining Awards recipient for two years in a row), and be sure to try a craft cocktail or two. $46/Adults and $26/Children. The atmosphere alone is worth it! Reservations are recommended!
Now through April 20, kids of all ages can meet the Easter Bunny and get a complimentary gift at The Mall at Millenia. You can take your own photos or opt for a professional photo package. This experience WON’T disappoint, but expect to wait!
International Drive/Sand Lake Road/South Orlando
The Florida Mall
Now through April 20th, The Florida Mall will offer Easter Bunny Photos at Center Court near the Dining Pavilion. For children with special needs who may find the typical Easter Bunny experience overwhelming, the specially designed Caring Bunny experience provides an exclusive, subdued and welcoming environment. Caring Bunny will be located in Center Court, in front of the Dining Pavilion. Make your reservation with Caring Bunny here.
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
Opening early at 11 a.m., Del Frisco's Eagle Steakhouse will be featuring their award-winning slow-roasted Prime Rib all day. Enjoy a 16oz cut for $45 and a 20oz cut for $55. Or enjoy special brunch dishes only available on Easter Sunday, including Filet Mignon Benedict ($46) pictured above and Lobster Benedict ($46). Make a reservation today, or review the full menu!
This International Drive hotel next to the Orlando Convention Center is featuring an out-of-this-world buffet on Sunday, April 21 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. The menu will feature everything from a pork belly station to the more traditional omelet station along with a sweet station with over 20 options. $50.95/person, $19.95/children under 12, and 3 and under is free. Make your Rosen Centre Easter Brunch reservation today.
Rosen Shingle Creek
Easter brunch is an all-day affair at this signature property in Orlando. Enjoy a festive buffet with fresh seafood, pasta station, market salads, a sushi and dim sum station, kids’ station, a variety of traditional entrees and decadent desserts with a chocolate fountain from 10 am. – 6 p.m. on Easter Sunday. The Rosen Shingle Creek Easter buffet also includes unlimited champagne and mimosas. $69.95 per person; Florida residents 25% off and complimentary valet parking for all guests.
Highball & Harvest at the The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grand Lakes
With an explosion of Southern flavors blossoming in the Highball & Harvest kitchen, you can enjoy a Southern-inspired Easter Brunch. The menu will feature an omelet station, carved meats, a fresh raw bar with crab claws and cold-water oysters, farm-fresh spring vegetables galore, desserts and a Bloody Mary and mimosa bar. Only on Sunday, April 21st from noon to 2 pm. $120/adults and $50/children 12 and under.
SeaWorld Orlando’s 40th Annual Easter Sunrise Service
One of the Orlando’s longest-running Easter sunrise services is held at Bayside Stadium and offers a beautiful view to watch the sunrise. Past services counted close to 8,500 worshipers of all denominations. Doors open at 5:30 a.m. so brew that coffee early! Services are free, including parking, and begin at 6:30 am.
This modern American gathering place where beer and food lovers unite is open for brunch on Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21 from 10 am - 2 pm. Enjoy new favorites like avocado toast, their quinoa power bowl, or the delicious bread pudding fresh toast with fresh berries (pictured above). Find the full menu here!
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
From 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Easter Brunch at Hemingway's will include an artisanal cheese selection, multiple salad and starter options, an array of entrées, and a dessert presentation. The views are great, and the property is spectacular. Make a weekend out of it and book a room! Pricing: $72 adults, $35 children ages 4-12. Reservations are recommended!
Hop over to Disney Springs on April 20th & 21st for this elegant restaurant’s Easter Brunch with the Easter Bunny, available from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. In addition to a festive buffet with expanded breakfast and classic lunch items, guests can look forward to a complimentary family photo with the Easter Bunny, baskets for every child, a stuff-your-own Easter Bunny stuffed animal station, Easter crafts, and even a “to-go” station with juice and cookies for the road. Maria & Enzo’s are accepting reservations now! Pricing: $80 adults, $35 children.
Now open, this resort’s hotel will host a family-friendly Easter brunch at On Vacation restaurant. Guests can indulge in a multi-station buffet of tropical breakfast and brunch favorites by Chef Frank Zouari, with stations set to include a salad and cheese display, an omelet station, action stations, hot buffet, and desserts. It’s Easter Bunny meets cheeseburger in paradise! Pricing: $59/Adults and only $20/Children.
From 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., this resort’s Grand Brunch Buffet at Tesoro Cove will feature multiple stations, including omelets, hot buffet, baked goods, carving and even huevos rancheros. Pricing: $29 adults, $14 children. Additionally, deep blu Seafood Grille at Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek will have an Easter chef’s special of Grilled Sea Scallops with spring pea risotto, fennel and citrus salad, plus blue crab-sherry butter. Pricing: $48 per guest.
Easter Bunny Meet and Greet at the Magic Kingdom
Through April 21, you can meet and even have your photo taken with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Magic Kingdom’s Town Square. And stick around for Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade, which runs noon to 3 p.m. daily. These events are free with park admission.
Hop over to Epcot, specifically the United Kingdom pavilion, for an egg hunt on Easter Sunday. Beginning every 10 minutes from 11:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., children can enjoy relays, hunts, and fun activities. Take a break from the hunt to enjoy Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival’s towering topiaries and tasty treats.
The Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
Indulge in a lavish Easter brunch at both Ravello and Plancha at Orlando's five-diamond resort. Downstairs at Ravello, enjoy a seafood station, antipasti and salad bar, a children’s buffet and more, along with decadent desserts and Easter candies. 12 - 7 p.m.; $115/adults and $45/children 5-12. At Plancha on the golf course, enjoy a three-course, Cuban-inspired brunch with bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; $65/adults and $45/children 5-12.
Walt Disney World Swan Hotel
The Swan Hotel is hosting a decadent Easter dinner buffet with an impressive children’s buffet as well. Bonus points! You can stroll the lovely property after dinner and take in some picturesque views. $65/adults and $45/children 5-12.
Easter Eggstravaganza Weekends at the Gaylord Palms
For Easter, guests will discover beautiful pastel-colored tulips, daffodils, hyacinth and more blooming alongside giant, decorated Easter eggs inside the atrium. Special events occur now through April 21, including a daily Easter Bunny Scavenger Hunt.
The Mad Tea Escape Room
You’ve received an anonymous letter, inviting you to Easter Tea at Gaylord Palms. Arrive to the Tea Party where your host awaits with an ominous, fun-filled riddle. The only way out of this never-ending Easter Tea is to find clues to solve the riddle and appease your mysterious host together. Enjoy your tea! Select dates through April 21st.
Photos with the Easter Bunny
The Easter Bunny has checked in at Gaylord Palms! Stop by this fun meet and greet in a beautiful Springtime setting to pose for photos and perhaps even receive a special Easter surprise from the Bunny’s basket. Select dates through April 21st.
Springtime Light Display
Flowers blooming, bunny rabbits scurrying, shooting stars, and spring-colored kaleidoscopes will come to life across the atrium sky once the sun goes down. Every evening in April!
Fro-yo Social with the Candy Countess
The Candy Countess will be hosting a frozen yogurt social at Honeybells on Saturdays. Enjoy fro-yo with fresh, seasonal toppings while you frolic with the sweetest member of the Easter Egg Court. Select dates through April 20th.
The Royal Egg Court Character Breakfast
The King of Easter is holding an Egg-straordinary breakfast fit for royalty. The ceremony brings music, fun and games from all over the Easter Egg Kingdom. However, one of the members of the Easter Egg Court is plotting to overthrow the King and take over the kingdom. Try to solve the Easter mystery in this interactive dining experience featuring the spoiled and sweet Candy Countess, the mysterious and aloof Earl of Chocolate and the uppity and silly Duchess of Daffodils.
Canvas Restaurant + Market
Grab your family and hop into Canvas for Bunny Brunch on Saturday, April 20 (the day before Easter) where guests can enjoy a festive holiday brunch featuring a special appearance from The Easter bunny. Call 407-313-7800 for more information or to make a reservation. $30/Adults and $12/Children.
Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen
Enjoy culinary classics and holiday favorites served exclusively on Easter Sunday, April 21. Specials include Salmon with Couscous Primavera Salad ($20) and Confit Duck Breast with Grilled Corn Salad and Purple Mashed Potatoes ($20). Call 407-955-4340 for more information or to make a reservation.
93rd Annual Easter Sunrise Service at Bok Tower Gardens
Bok Tower Gardens in nearby Lake Wales offers one of Central Florida’s longest running Easter sunrise services under a canopy of majestic oak trees. An annual tradition since 1926, the service allows worshipers to experience the majesty of the sun rising over the horizon atop Iron Mountain. The celebration begins at 7:00 am. Free admission to the sunrise service until 8 am.