Celebrate Easter 2018 Around St. Louis With The Saint Louis Zoo, Magic House, and the Easter Bunny
Are you ready for Easter? The holiday falls on Sunday, April 1 in 2018. Are you looking for somewhere around St. Louis to celebrate Easter in 2018? We compiled a bunch of activities taking place around town this year below for your perusal.
Here are some great opportunities to get your (or your kids’) picture taken with the Bunny, go on a hunt for some colorful eggs or have an holiday-inspired breakfast or brunch.
Easter 2018 Activities Around St. Louis
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 for both children and pets.
The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures at the following mall locations through March 31st.
Breakfast With Bunny at the Saint Louis Zoo
The Saint Louis Zoo is hosting Breakfast with Bunny on March 24th and 31st. Breakfast session seatings are 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: March 24 & 31
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 9 am and 3 pm and well as baby chicks & bunnies, face-painting and more. Tickets are $12 per child and should be purchased in advance.
Date: March 17-31
Time: Check website
Place: Eckert’s – 951 S Greenmount Rd, Belleville
Magic House Bunny Breakfast
The Magic House will host a special breakfast featuring a special guest – the Easter Bunny! Every-bunny will have a great time as they enjoy a delicious breakfast, participate in a fun, hands-on activity, get their picture taken with the Bunny and enjoy all-day admission to the Museum. The cost is $15 per person for members or $20 per person for non-members.
Date: March 25
Time: 8:30am, 10am, 11am
Place: Magic House-516 S Kirkwood Rd
Adult Easter Egg Hunt
St. Charles Parks & Recreation is hosting an Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Wapelhorst Park. Your $20 admission includes the egg hunt as well as two draft beer tickets. Registering in advance is recommended. Bring your own buckets and flashlights.
Date: March 30
Time: 7:30 pm
Place: Wapelhorst Park -Softball Field Pavilion
Jefferson Barracks is hosting an adult egg hunt on March 23rd and March 24th. The cost is $10. Advanced registration is closed but there is still availability to purchase tickets on-site.
Date: March 23 & 24
Place: Jefferson Barracks – Lee Shelter
Hare in the Air Easter Egg Hunt
The event at Logan University is free to the community and includes egg hunts for children ages 2-8 as well as fun activities for the whole family. The bunny arrives by helicopter at 9:30am. There will be a petting zoo, balloon artists, costumed characters, and police car. Don’t forget to bring your basket.
Date: Saturday, March 24
Place: Logan University-1851 Schoettler Rd
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 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 31
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 Bunny will arrive by helicopter to oversee the egg hunt that will have 80,000 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: March 31
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 1
Time: 12:30 pm – 3 pm
Place: Gateway Arch Riverboat
Brunch at Helen Fitzgerald’s
Enjoy Easter Brunch at Helen Fitzgerald’s on Easter Day. The menu will feature Syberg’s wings, waffles, omelets, biscuits & gravy, shrimp, ham, fried chicken and more. Call for more information and to make reservations. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance.
Date: April 1
Place: 3650 S Lindbergh
Have another activity around town? Let us know,
Whatever you choose to do, we hope you have a great holiday.
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