Celebrate Easter 2017 Around St. Louis With The Saint Louis Zoo, IKEA and the Easter Bunny
Easter is back in April this year with Easter Sunday this year falling on April 16, 2017. You don’t have to worry about a March Easter sneaking up on you again until 2024. Looking for somewhere around St. Louis to celebrate Easter 2017?
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.
The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures through this Saturday from 10 AM – 9 PM at the following mall locations. On Easter Sunday, get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny from 11 AM – 6 PM.
Easter 2017 Activities Around St. Louis
Breakfast With Bunny at the Saint Louis Zoo
The Saint Louis Zoo is hosting Breakfast with Bunny on select Saturdays in April. Breakfast sessions will be offered on April 1, 8 and 15 with seatings at 8:30 am, 10:30 am and 12:30 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 $27 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.
Breakfast with Bunny at the Saint Louis Zoo is sold out this year. Miss out? Make sure to make a note to call early next year.
Date: April 1, 8, 15
Time: Breakfast: 8:30a, 10:30a & 12:30p
Place: Saint Louis Zoo
Breakfast With The Bunny and Easter Egg-Citement at Eckert’s
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 $12.99 for adults and $6.99 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: April 15-16
Time: Check website
Place: Eckert’s – 951 S Greenmount Rd, Belleville
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. Bring your own buckets and flashlights.
Date: April 14
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: April 15
Time: 10:30 am-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 75,000 eggs from children to find. The day will also feature nursery rhyme characters, face-painting, health booths, a petting zoo, pony rides and more. Admission is $12 per family.
Date: April 15
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: April 16
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. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance.
Date: April 16
Place: 3650 S Lindbergh
Breakfast with the Bunny At IKEA
Celebrate Easter at your favorite Scandinavian furniture store. This may be the Easter event with the best value in St. Louis. Tickets are just $10 for children and $5 for adults. The price includes breakfast, a picture with the Easter Bunny and a frame to put it in, and a goody bag. Activities and crafts will also be happening at the event.
The breakfast menu includes french toast sticks, cereal, donuts, breakfast meats, eggs, pastries and more.
Date: April 15
Time: 9 am – 11 am
Place: 1 Ikea Way
Have another Easter 2017 activity around town? Let us know,
Whatever you choose to do, we hope you have a great Easter 2017.
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