Plan a Hoppin’ Easter Weekend in Alpharetta
As the weather warms and nature blooms, signs of Spring remind us that Easter is just around the corner. From family time over brunch to egg hunts for the kids, Alpharetta has an array of awesome, fun-filled Easter experiences waiting for you. With the assistance of Peter Cottontail, we’ve curated a list of can’t-miss events and activities for a memorable holiday weekend.
Bunches of Delightful Brunches and Bites
Whether dining in or ordering out is more your style, restaurants around the city offer brunch menus that you simply do not want to miss. Prepare your taste buds for culinary magic and bite into bold flavors.
Easter Sunday Brunch & Celebration at Fogón and Lions –
Join Fogón and Lions on Sunday, April 9th from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. for a Spanish-style Easter Sunday Buffet! Located in the heart of Downtown Alpharetta, Fogón and Lions is delighted to offer a holiday dining experience brimming with delicious globally-inspired food, bottomless mimosas, live music and Easter Bunny photo sessions for the whole family. Indulge in a bountiful brunch with breakfast selections like “Torrijas” Spanish-style French Toast and Dulce de Leche & Banana Pancakes, or visit the chef-led carving stations for hearty mains like Whole Roasted Suckling Pig or Prime Rib. Hot items include Fogón and Lions’ signature Manchego Mac and Cheese and Paella Valenciana, and a Ceviche Seafood Bar & a variety of antipasto and salad selections are available during brunch. There truly is something for everyone, especially at our Sugar Therapy bar where Tres Leches, Basque-Style Cheesecake and other succulent desserts steal the show. Enjoy brunch, bottomless mimosas and live music for $69 per person, $29 per kid 12 and under. Reservations can be made via Resy. We hope you choose to celebrate Easter with Fogón and Lions!
Never Enough Thyme – Enjoy your Saturday and Sunday at this delicious downtown eatery where the Stuffed French Toast comes with multiple options to make it an epic epicurean experience.
Oak Steakhouse – On Sundays, Oak serves up Grilled Steak & Eggs with a Certified Angus Beef® 5oz. steak, scrambled eggs and an insanely yummy béarnaise sauce. Pair your entrée with $5.00 mimosas and Bloody Mary’s for a truly perfect brunch vibe.
Flatlands Bourbon & Bayou – Craving Cajun delicacies? Flatlands opens early on Easter Sunday from 9:30 AM – 5 PM. Try a Louisiana twist on classic favorites like Crab Cake Eggs Benedict or Fried Chicken.
Village Tavern – Offering Sunday brunch with an expansive menu, the Brie and Bacon Omelet beckon you to come on in for a taste.
Cru Food & Wine Bar – Sunday brunch at Cru begins with a carafe of Blood Peach Bellinis to pair with a Summer Garden Omelet combining baby spinach, zucchini, heirloom tomatoes, fontina cheese and roasted baby Yukon potatoes.
Kona Grill – Enjoy Easter Sunday Brunch at Kona Grill. Indulge in brunch favorites like the Macadamia Nut French Toast, Spicy Lobster Avocado Toast, Eggs Benedict…and more.
Let one of Alpharetta’s restaurants cook up your Easter meal and bring it home so you enjoy more time with family!
Maple Street Biscuit Company – You’ve had biscuits before, but you never had them like this. Pick up the Heat n’ Serve Easter dinner basket featuring maple glazed ham, green beans, deviled eggs, flaky biscuits and bread pudding.
The Savory Gourmet – This Downtown Alpharetta market has everything you need for perfect Easter and Passover meals. Order a Roasted Leg of Lamb pre-cooked or ready-to-cook for your Springtime feast.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill – Located across from Avalon, Firebirds has an Easter Feast of Prime Rib or baked Ham ready to fill your family’s table. This take-home banquet meal is paired with mac and cheese, asparagus with roasted garlic herb butter, parmesan mashed potatoes, spiced pecan green beans, mixed berries and bread pudding.
Honey Baked Ham – Don’t forget to pre-order a family-favorite for Easter—a perfectly cooked ham from HBH. Add their sides of mac and cheese, maple sweet potato souffle and green bean casserole to please all your guests.
Ray’s at Killer Creek – Pre-order a family-style feast for pick-up at Ray’s at Killer Creek from their special prix-fixe Easter menu.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House – For a multi-course springtime supper to enjoy around your table or at the restaurant, this sizzling steakhouse will delight your crew. Add-ons like Lobster Tail will take your meal to the next level.
Southern Baked Pie Company – Bring Southern traditions home for Easter, with our Effortless Easter Brunch Bundle! Easter entertaining is easy…Simply preheat your oven, warm your biscuits and quiche, and you’re ready to enjoy the morning of Easter, spending more time with family and less time in the kitchen.
Citizen Soul– Take home this meal featuring pimento deviled eggs, braised bacon and tapenade and roasted beet salad.
Bring Spring to Your Tablescape
Whether entertaining family and friends for the holiday or keeping things lowkey, bringing Spring into your home with an Easter tablescape is a fun and rewarding project. These Alpharetta shops have adorable adornments to take your table from drab to fab!
The Red Hound – Nora Fleming serving dishes are versatile pieces easily transitioned from season to season by changing out the mini décor pieces that attach to each serving dish. Add a Bunny Mini, Nest Mini or a Carrot Mini to your favorite serving platter to instantly bring a cute springy vibe to dishes that you can use time and time again regardless of the season.
All Inspired Boutique – Bring the holiday into your home with Easter-themed tea towels from this quaint downtown boutique. Pro-tip: Use their adorable Felt Bunny Baskets to hold treats at each for your guests!
Queen of Hearts Antiques & Interiors – Peruse the hundreds of creative booths inside this antique and artisan mall to find the perfect mix of modern and retro cornerstones for a farmhouse style table.
Crate & Barrel – Known for their rotation of seasonal home goods, check out C&B for neutral and pastel table linens as well as the Wooden Bunnies and Chicks collection
La Bella Maison – Pick up one of their decorative egg trays to display your beautifully dyed eggs or showcase the perfect deviled eggs. Peruse their precious Bunny Wood Block Sitters that are a perfect finishing touch for your centerpiece.
Urban Hardware – Enjoying the sunny weather and want to take the table outdoors? Visit Alpharetta’s hometown hardware store to make your alfresco table and patio picture-perfect with fresh plants and outdoor decor.
Baskets of Fun to be Had
Easter just isn’t complete without a big basket of chocolate bunnies and candies. These sweet treat locales have all the perfect bonbons to fill ‘em up. By the time you’re finished, this basket MIGHT just be too good to give away!
Fill the Easter Basket Shopping Event
April 1 & 2 – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Hamilton Hotel
35 Milton Avenue
Hippity-hop, time to shop!
Join us in the courtyard at The Hamilton Hotel Alpharetta for a “Fill Your Easter Basket Shopping Event”! We’ll have local vendors where you can shop for goodies to fill your Easter baskets. All individual Easter Basket gifts will be available for $20 or less.
2BWhole Gluten-Free Bakery– Don’t forget dessert. Pick up cookie platters, cupcakes, chocolate truffles, Easter themed cakes and mini apple pies from this Downtown Alpharetta bakery.
Paper Source – Start your endeavor here where you can “Build Your Own Basket” including candy, toys and truly tailor the basket to the appropriate age.
Kilwins – Epic baskets need lots of options. Check out for pre-made baskets, chocolate Easter bunnies, fantastic fudges, peanut butter cream eggs and Easter Decorated Chocolate-Dipped Cookie Assortments from this downtown confectionery.
Lolli and Pops – Round out your basket with international candies, retro candies, macarons, cotton candy and coated popcorn with a stop inside North Point Mall.
Where to Find Bonnets and Bowties to Be Best Dressed
Easter is a time to make a fresh fashion statement and these Alpharetta retailers have selection for every to look their best!
For the Youngsters – Dress up your little ones in dapper apparel from Janie and Jack, where dresses, suits, onesies and more are available for children up to 16 years old. Coordinate for family photos or let them dress to their individual tastes with bright hues and bold patterns.
For the Sharp Dressed Man – For the gentlemen, discover new digs at Clothes Horse Men’s Apparel, where everything from bowties to button downs and slacks to socks can be assembled for the perfect Spring fit.
For the Gals – For flattering, feminine finds, venture into Perched, The Pink Valise and Dress Up Boutique where unique, fresh wardrobe options abound. Looking for that perfect resort wear pattern this Easter? Visit Von Maur and see their collection of Lilly Pulitzer dresses for bright patterns that will make a statement.
Easter Event Happenings
Easter Bunny at North Point Mall
March 18 – April 8
1000 North Point Circle
Reservations are strongly recommended – walk-ins allowed as schedule permits but cannot be guaranteed. To book your reservation, select your preferred date and time by clicking the link above.
AUMC Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 25 at 1:00 p.m.
Brooke Street Park
All families are invited to hop on over to Downtown Alpharetta’s Brooke Street Park for this FREE community event. Three age groups (up to 3rd grade) will have separate hunts.
Easter Bunny at Avalon
March 30-April 2
400 Avalon Boulevard
The Easter Bunny returns to the Boulevard this spring! Refresh your photos and create memorable moments with vibrant new images of the family alongside the Easter Bunny at Avalon. Photo packages start at $15.
Hop A Long Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 8
400 Avalon Boulevard
The hunt is on! Bring your little bunnies down to Avalon for Easter Fun!Join us for an eggcellent way to celebrate the spring season! The Easter Bunny has delivered eggs to Avalon and we need your help picking them up! Children will collect ten eggs and bring them to the trade-in tent to receive a bag of treats. No registration is required! To ensure all our little ones can join in, we will have two separate hunts.
Kids ages 0-3 at 8:30AM
Kids ages 4-7 at 9:30AM
Easter Gatherings at Alpharetta First Baptist Church
Sunday, April 9 – 8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
44 Academy Street
Join the celebration and gather with us this Easter We can’t wait to spend Easter with you
Family Fun Festival
Sunday, April 9
12:30 – 2:00
Phase Event Center
This Easter, Influencers Alpharetta at Phase Events Center is hosting a Family Fun Festival with 20,000 candy-filled eggs, face painting, bounce houses, a petting zoo and much more!
The egg hunt is for kids 5th grade and younger, and registration is required for them to participate – it’s free!