Hop to These Area Easter Events
Looking for a new Easter tradition in St. Louis this year? There’s more to do in the Lou than you might have realized. Here are just a few of the many ways to spend Easter weekend:
Gateway Arch Riverboats
Sunday, April 5, 1 to 3 p.m.
Sunday brunch on the water with a view. It doesn’t get much better than that! Come aboard the Gateway Arch Riverboats Easter Sunday and enjoy brunch buffet including French toast, cheese blitzes, eggs, carving station and stuffed chicken breast. Take in live Dixieland music while the Easter Bunny visits. Hurry, tickets are selling quickly!
$40/adults; $18 for kids 3-12. Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-982-1410 or visiting ticketsforthearch.com.
800 Maryville Center
Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m.
In the mood for an unconventional egg hunt? You’ve got it! Get in on the action as thousands of eggs are dropped from a helicopter at Maryville Center – providing excitement for the entire family. (Egg-specific hunts provided for children ages 1-12.)
Free for all ages.
Eckert’s Country Restaurant
Friday, April 3 & Saturday, April 4, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Mmmmm! Nothing’s like a hearty country family-style meal. Head to Eckert’s Country Restaurant on Easter weekend for a breakfast that features scrambled eggs, hash-browns, bacon, sausage, biscuits & gravy, plus a buffet of cereals, fruit and fried biscuits. Drink (non-alcoholic) is included.
$12/adults; $6/kids. Reservations recommended by calling (618) 233-0513, ext. 3.
St. Louis Zoo
Sunday, April 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thought only humans could hunt for Easter eggs? Think again! The St. Louis Zoo’s animals will hunt for food treats in specially designed “egg hunts.” See what the hype is about from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Zoo! Kids’ enrichment activities are also offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Schnuck Family Plaza.
Free for zoo-goers.
Happy Easter to you and your family! Enjoy your St. Louis holiday.