Easter is appearing in March this year, and whether it’s food or festivities you’re looking for, there are options here. Underwater egg hunt, anyone?
The Easter Bunny has a packed schedule in the area this year. Photo by Frank M., Flickr commons.
Easter Brunch Buffet at McMenamins Grand Lodge
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Easter Sunday, enjoy a buffet with everything from bagels with lox and cream cheese to maple-glazed all-natural ham. Reservations are required.
Easter Brunch Buffet at Holiday Inn Portland South/Wilsonville
Enjoy lamb, cheesecake and so much more to eat at this buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Easter. The price includes live harp music, an Easter Bunny appearance and egg hunts.
Underwater Egg Hunt
Dive to the depths of the pool at Conestoga Rec Center in Beaverton and hunt for prize eggs. Peter Rabbit will be in the pool as well. Enjoy additional free activities, including an inflatable play structure and crafts. Children must have a parent present, and those younger than age 7 must have an adult over age 18 in the water during the egg hunt. Pre-registration is required.
Spring Egg Hunt & Artisan Bazaar
On Saturday, March 30, enjoy a day of spring fun with handcrafted art, food, spring goodies (including Easter basket fillers) and other wares for sale at the Cedar Hills Recreation Center. Kids can meet the Easter Bunny, color eggs and join in the Easter egg hunt. Don’t miss out on the tasty pancake breakfast, too!
Spring Egg Hunt
On Saturday, March 30, celebrate Spring, rain or shine, at the Garden Home Recreation Center. Participants are asked to bring their own baskets to fill with eggs and candy. Registration is encouraged but drop-ins are welcome as long as there is space.
Great Westside Family Easter Event
This free event will feature lots of candy and prizes for kids, plus a fire truck, police cars, pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatable bounce houses, games, arts, crafts, pictures with the Easter Bunny and more! This is at the Washington County Fair Complex in Hillsboro on Saturday, March 30.
Bunny Visit While Shopping
The Easter Bunny is now at Washington Square and will be in residence daily in his Spring Garden in Summit Court, available for visits and photos through Saturday, March 30. Hop on over to meet the bunny before March 28 and opt for the “daffodil special” discount photo package. Also, new this year is the family portrait area, a designated set for a family photo option.
At Cedar Hills Crossing in Beaverton, the Easter Bunny visits on select days. and an Easter egg hunt specifically for the little kids (ages 5 and under) is Thursday, March 28, at 11:30 a.m.
Last, but not least, at Bridgeport Village in Tigard the Easter Bunny will be strolling through the Center Court area, greeting visitors and offering free photo ops (using your own camera), Saturday, March 23 from noon to 2 p.m.
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