2018 Easter events

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March 16-31 Dimond Mall Easter Bunny
Hop on over to see the Easter Bunny! You can find him at the Gap Kids Courtyard. Dimond Center will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 1, but entertainment and restaurants may vary. Dimondcenter.com

March 25 Jams for Fams' Easter Bunny Hop
Meet the Easter bunny, search for eggs and hop around to family friendly tunes. Recommended for kids 10 and under. 11 am-1 pm, Bear Tooth Theatre. $12.50-15 per ticket. For info, visit beartooththeatre.net.

March 31 Alaska Railroad Easter Train
Treat the whole family to a Sweet Ride aboard the Alaska Railroad Easter Train where you'll get a visit from the Easter Bunny, a magician, and sweet treats for the kids. This train departs from the Historic Anchorage Downtown Depot and travels along the Coastal Trail and down the Turnagain Arm to Indian before retracing its steps back to Anchorage. Choose from two departures: 10 am to 12:30 pm or 3-5:30 pm. Adults, $69; kids 2-11, $35; infants 0-23 months, free. For reservations, call 907-265-2494 or visit alaskarailroad.com.

March 30-April 1 Easter Egg Hunt at The Learning Farm!
Feed the pig, sheep and mini goats. Pet a bunny and chicken. Ride a horse and brush a pony. Easter baskets provided. Noncompetitive egg hunt. Play a game and make a craft. Have fun at the farm! 4-6 pm, Friday; 1-3 pm Saturday; 10 am-Noon and 2-4 pm, Sunday. Cost: $35 per child. For info, call Deborah at (907) 229-0359, email thelearningfarmak@gmail.com, or visit TheLearningFarm.net. *PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

March 31 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Sand Lake Baptist Church
Prizes, stories and refreshments. Free Easter bags for the hunt - so all you need is warm clothing. Come and learn the true meaning of Easter and have your photo taken with the Easter bunny. Starts promptly 11 am at the Sand Lake Baptist Church. For more information please call 907-243-2168.

March 31 Easter Egg Scavenger Fundraiser - 5 Year Anniversary Eggstravaganza
11 am-3 pm, Pepper Mill, Anchorage. Easter egg hunt begins at 1 pm and is for all ages. Over 20 vendors will be in attendance. Attendees are able to order lunch but are responsible for their own meals. Funds raised support a charity that helps women who were sexually abused as children by hosting them at a retreat, where they can learn skills to help individual healing.

March 30 Easter Eggstravaganza
Teen flashlight egg scramble – Over $1000 will be given away! For ages 13 – 18, School ID/Dependent ID Cards will be verified. Starting 9:30 pm at the Arctic Oasis Community Center, 9497 20th St.

March 31 Easter FUNday
Join us for the best Easter event in town! We will have photos with the Easter bunny, a petting zoo, a magic show, professional face painters, photobooth, balloon animals, bounce houses, an ice cream sundae bar AND MORE! $5/person. Everyone ages 2 and older must have a ticket to attend, 1 and younger are free. Limited tickets available. Come get your tickets starting March 1 at the Arctic Oasis Community Center, 9497 20th St.

April 1 Easter Brunch at the Anchorage Museum
Celebrate Easter with a special holiday brunch menu. For details and pricing, visit muse.anchoragemuseum.org. 10 am, Muse at the Anchorage Museum.


March 31 Alaska's Biggest Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt for the kiddos put on by King's Chapel. At the Curtis D Menard Memorial Sports Center, Wasilla. 4-5:30 pm. For info call (907) 357-2065.

April 1 Easter Brunch at the Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center
Brunch served from 10 am-2 pm. For menu and info, call 907-688-2674 or email cscadm@mtaonline.net


April 1 Easter Extravaganza
Join The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and the Easter Bunny from 8:30 am-5 pm. Enjoy a sunrise service at the Point followed by a delicious brunch. After brunch, the Easter festivities will kick off with a puppet show, egg hunts and animal feedings around the center! Partake in photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny from 12-1 pm and Hay Rides around the center from 11 am-2 pm. For info, visit alaskawildlife.org.

April 1 Easter at Alyeska
Join us on Easter Sunday for a sunrise service at the top of the Tram. Tram upload begins at 6:30-7:30 am. The Tram ride to the service is free. The Sunrise Service at Glacier Express will be from 7:30-8:30 am. Download the Tram from 8:30-9:30 am. The Easter egg hunt will start at 9:45 am. Meet at the Pond Courtyard outside the Tramway Cafe. *RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED* Reserve online or call 754-2237. For info, visit alyeskaresort.com.

April 1 Alyeska On-Mountain Easter Egg Hunt
Throughout the Day. Scavenger hunt-style Egg Hunt on the mountain, for all ages! Follow the clues to find the eggs: The first clue will be given out on the early morning SKI-SNOW (754-7669) Hotline. Once the lifts are open to the public, clues are given on EITHER the SKI-SNOW Hotline OR the online Snow Report every hour after that (10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, and so on), so be sure to check both! First person to solve the riddle and find the prize is the keeper of the prize. Happy Hunting! For info, visit alyeskaresort.com.


March 30 The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
The Duckling asks for a cookie, and gets it! How do you think Pigeon feels about that? Find out at Storytime, with activities to follow. 11am at Barnes & Noble Fairbanks. For info, call 452-6400.

Kenai Peninsula

April 1 Easter Brunch
Reservations recommended. 10 am-3 pm at the Chart Room Restaurant at Land's End Resort. Celebrate this special day of joy and renewal at Land’s End by joining us for Easter Brunch. It’s a time for gathering the whole family. Children under 6 are free. For reservations and info, call 235-0406 or visit lands-end-resort.com.