Celebrate Easter 2016 Around St. Louis

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Celebrate Easter 2016 around St. Louis

Easter comes early this year, with Easter Sunday falling on March 27, 2016.  Looking for somewhere around St. Louis to celebrate Easter 2016? Here are some great opportunities for photos with the Easter Bunny, egg hunts and more.

Pictures with the Easter Bunny 

Getting your picture taken with the Easter Bunny or making your kids take one is a time-honored tradition. Various shopping malls in the area offer opportunities for these pictures.

Chesterfield Mall

Mid Rivers Mall

West County Center 

Breakfast With Bunny at the Saint Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo is hosting Breakfast with Bunny on select Saturdays in March. Breakfast sessions will be offered on March 12, 19 and 26 with seatings at 8:30 am, 10:30 am and 12:15 pm each day. The breakfasts will be hosted at the McDonnell Center at River Camp. Children attending will have the opportunity to take photos with Bunny and other characters while all in attendance partake in the breakfast buffet. Children will also receive a special gift while the adults will enjoy free parking. Tickets are $22 for adults and $20 for children. Saint Louis Zoo members can receive a $2 discount on each ticket. Children under 2 years of age are free.

Date: March 12, 19, 26
Time: Breakfast: 8:30a, 10:30a & 12:15p
Place: Saint Louis Zoo

Breakfast With The Bunny and Easter Egg-Citement at Eckert’s

Eckert’s in Belleville is offering Breakfast with The Bunny and Easter Egg-Citement on selected Saturdays and Sundays in March.

Breakfast with The Bunny will feature a “country-style breakfast” that will include cereal, has browns, eggs, bacon, sausage and more. Selected drinks will be included with each meal. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children and should be purchased in advance.

Easter Egg-Citement will feature an Easter Egg Hunt every hour between 10 am and 2 pm and well as baby chicks & bunnies, face-painting and more. Tickets are $12 per child and should be purchased in advance.

Date: March 21 – April 4
Time: Check website
Place: Eckert’s – 951 S Greenmount Rd, Belleville

Easter Dog Bone Hunt 

Does your dog love Easter? Do you just really want it to look like your dog loves Easter and the Easter Bunny? St. Charles Parks and Recreation is giving you just that opportunity. $5 per dog gets you the opportunity to get their picture with the Easter Bunny and your furry friend the opportunity to “hunt for a treat” as well as take home a “festive scarf.” An earlier session is for dogs under 25 pounds while the later session is for the larger ones.

Date: March 19
Time: 1p – Small Dogs, 2p-Large Dogs
Place: DuSable Dog Park – St. Charles

Hare in the Air Egg Hunt

Logan University is hosting a free egg hunt for children aged 2-8 as well as a variety of other fun family activities on March 5. The Easter Bunny will arrive at 11 am on a helicopter and the day will also feature a petting zoo, police car, costumed characters, balloon artists and more.

Date: Saturday, March 5
Time: 10am registration, 11am egg hunt
Place: Logan University Campus – 1851 Schoettler Road, Chesterfield

Lake St. Louis Egg Hunt

The Lake Saint Louis Parks and Recreation Department and the Lake Saint Louis Mother’s Club sponsor this event at The Meadows. Easter egg hunts will be held for children 10 & under while the day will also feature bounce houses, face-painting, games and other activities.

Date: March 19
Time: 10am – 12pm
Place: Meadows Shopping Center, Lakeshore Meadows Dr

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

St. Charles Parks & Recreation is hosting an Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Wapelhorst Park. Your $15 admission includes the egg hunt as well as two draft beer tickets. Registering in advance is recommended.

Date: March 18
Time: 7:30 pm
Place: Wapelhorst Park -Softball Field Pavilion

St. Louis Hills Easter Egg Hunt 

The St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association is again hosting the annual Easter egg hunt in Francis Park. Children of all ages are invited to participate. There are designated areas broken down by age group where the kids can gather eggs filled with candy and prize coupons. Children in grades 4-8 can search an extended area to find four additional $25 prize eggs. The day will also feature photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and others. St. Louis Children’s Hospital will have representatives on hand to fit bike helmets and sell new helmets for $11.

Date: March 26
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm (Egg Hunt at 11am)
Place: Francis Park

Hunt For A Cure

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is again hosting Hunt for a Cure this year. The Easter Bunny will arrive by helicopter to oversee the egg hunt that will have 70,000 eggs from children to find. The day will also feature nursery rhyme characters, face-painting, health booths, a petting zoo, radio stations and more. Admission is $10 per family.

Date: March 26
Time: 10 am
Place: Queeny Park – 550 Weidman Rd

Easter Sunday Brunch Cruise

Enjoy  Easter brunch aboard a riverboat floating down the Mississippi River while a Dixieland band serenades the crowd. Adults: $45. Children (ages 3–12): $18. Reservations are required.

Date: March 27
Time: 12:30 pm – 3 pm
Place: Gateway Arch Riverboat

Easter Brunch at Helen Fitzgerald’s

Enjoy Easter Brunch at Helen Fitzgerald’s on March 27. The menu will feature Syberg’s wings, waffles, omelets, cod, shrimp, ham, fried chicken and more. Call for more information and to make reservations.

Date: March 27
Time: 10am-2pm
Place: 3650 S Lindbergh

Dardenne Prairie Easter Egg Hunt

Renewal by Andersen is sponsoring the 3 egg hunts happening at this event put on by the St. Charles County Parks Department. 1,400 eggs will be hidden for each age group and a special Easter basket will be given away to one child in each hunt. Photo opportunities with the Easter bunny and complimentary drinks from the McDonald’s Drink Runner will also be available. Admission is $5 per child and registration in advance is recommended.

Date: March 19
Time: 10 am
Place: Youth Activity Park 7801 Highway N

Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt

The St. Charles County Parks Department and the St. Charles County Police Department are working together to host special Easter egg hunts for children with special needs. Separate hunts will be held for children with sensory impairments, mobility impairments and visual impairments. The police department developed special beeping eggs that will be used during the hunts.

Date: March 19
Time: 10 am
Place: Youth Activity Park 7801 Highway N

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