Your Easter Weekend Guide

Happy Easter, Milwaukee! This weekend’s events include egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, options for Sunday church service and more.

1. Easter Egg Hunt & Roll

ALICE’S GARDENS | SATURDAY FROM 10 A.M.-NOON

With 100 baskets to fill with delicious treats, you can walk through the gardens and pick up snacks and trinkets from local organizations. The Easter Bunny worked his cotton tail off all year but has found a little time to stop by for contact-free pictures. If you find a golden egg, you can get yourself a special prize! Just hand it in to the organizer and they will do the rest.

Free event. Masks are required. Address: 2136 N 21st St., Milwaukee

2. Eggstravaganza

RACINE ZOO | SATURDAY FROM  10 A.M.-4 P.M.

The Racine Zoo is known around South East Wisconsin for their awesome events. Easter is no exception. Make sure to bring your basket, because they have cookie decorating, arts and crafts, egg decorating and candy hunts around the zoo. Expect to see the Easter Bunny here as well to take pictures. Each will be $5 and will be emailed to you.

Members have free admission. For Non-members: Children two years-old and under are free, Adults are $10, children are $8, Seniors are $9, and Military with ID are $5. Address: 2131 N. Main St. Racine

 

 

3. Adult Easter Egg Hunt Sale

NOW AND THEN ANTIQUES | FRIDAY FROM 10 A.M.-5 P.M.

Looking for a way to spice up your shopping? Have you been dying to find that perfect rustic accent piece but do not like going out? Well Now and Then Antiques is holding an adult Easter egg hunt in their store. There will be candy and treats in some of them but coupons in other. The coupons will take off additional costs on top of their 50% off Easter sale! If there was a time to pull the trigger on that watering can, sign or another unique item, it is now.

Free event. 600 S. Main St. West Bend

4. Easter Bunny Visit & Planting

MILAEGER’S | SATURDAY FROM  10:30 A.M.-NOON

Since spring has sprung, it is the perfect time to get your garden in order. Where better to do so than a tried-and-true garden store. Milaeger’s is having an Easter in their greenhouse during their farmer’s market. The Easter Bunny will hop in to hand out Easter eggs and take photos. They ask you pre-register in the store or online.

$5 event. Address: 4838 Douglas Ave. Racine

5. April 3rd Trail

LAKE PARK| SATURDAY AT 2 P.M.

If you are looking to strap on a few for an adult Easter, Milwaukee Hashing is holding a 4-mile walk on the Lake Park trail and will have individually packaged snacks and adult beverages. Make sure you bring your walking shoes and payment. They recommend parking between Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro and the golf course.

$8 event. Address: 3133 E Newberry Blvd.

6. Oconomowoc Easter Kids Carnival Crawl

OCONOMOWOC COMMUNITY CENTER | 2 P.M.-4 P.M.

The Easter Carnival Crawl is a fun tradition where you can enjoy Easter activities. Families win candy and prizes from each station and everyone’s Easter baskets will be full of sweets.

Free event. Address: 220 W. Wisconsin Ave. Oconomowoc

7. Come Meet our Chocolate Bunny!

E AND S SWEETS | SATURDAY FROM 10 A.M.-11 A.M.

A chocolate bunny will be dancing in front of E and S Sweets store. The bunny will hand out treats to kids when you pick up your order. Call the store they will make a special goodie bag for them with their name on it.

Free event. Address: 211 N Rochester St. Mukwonago. Phone Number: (262) 368 3270

8. Attending an Easter Service

LOCATIONS AND TIMES VARY | SUNDAY

Creating a safe space while practicing your religion this Easter Sunday is important. There are many Churches and Cathedrals across Milwaukee and each may have their own COVID-19 policies, so be sure to double check their websites before attending. Masks are typically required, and many are asking for pre-registration to not over-crowd the pews. There are multiple times for which each will hold a Mass, so if you can’t make one another might be available. Here are a couple which have virtual or in-person services:

1) The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist

2) Catholic Community of Waukesha

3) Holy Trinity & St. Michael

4) Sacred Hert of Jesus Catholic Church

5) Saint Jude the Apostle

 
 
 

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