Spring has sprung and Easter is fast approaching. St. Louis is a hot spot for Easter celebrations and holiday fun for the whole family. From festive Easter brunches to city-wide egg hunts, your family is sure to enjoy their trip to St. Louis this spring.
Spring Easter Activities
Celebrate Springtime Magic with outdoor fun at The Magic House. New this year, families can explore Bunny Town March 2-April 5. Bring your peeps to see spring-inspired art, play bunny games and take trike rides through floral fun at this new outdoor exhibit.
What better way to celebrate spring than with a stroll through the blooming dogwoods, azaleas, tulips and peonies at the Missouri Botanical Garden? Garden admission is $14 for ages 13 and up, and free for kids 12 and under. Note that advance tickets are encouraged.
Easter Egg Citement
The biggest egg hunt in the St. Louis area can be found about an hour north of the city at Eckert’s Orchards. Hunting for eggs isn’t the only fun for kids. There will also be baby chicks and bunnies, face painting, visits with the Easter Bunny, and plenty of Easter treats. There is a cost per child to participate and egg hunts are held on the hour between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The National Museum of Transportation Easter Weekend
Planes, Trains, & Automobiles…and trolleys! The National Museum of Transportation has “one of the largest and best collection of transportation vehicles in the world,” according to The Smithsonian Institution. Over the Easter Weekend families can purchase a Family Package Coupon for $34.50 regularly $69.00. Package includes 2 Adult and 2 Children Admission tickets, 4 miniature Train Rides, and $15 gift card for The Boxcar Boutique Gift Shop.
Brunches, Takeout, Desserts and More
Celebrate Easter with family and friends at VUE at 612North Event Space + Catering’s third annual Easter Brunch from 10:00am to 2:00pm on Sunday, April 4th, 2021. The annual brunch features chicken and waffles, French toast, crustless quiche, biscuits and gravy, carved ham, bagels and lox, savory charcuterie boards, and unlimited mimosas, in addition to other brunch classics. The 612North staff will bring the brunch buffet to guest’s tables for a safe and convenient experience. Guests will be able to choose their starters and desserts from cuisine carts that are brought to them. Brunch is priced at 34.95 for adults and 14.95 for children 3 – 12 years of age. Call 314-241-3474 ext 1005 to reserve your table.
Big Sky Cafe
The arrival of Spring also means Easter is here and the relaunch of the Brunch menu at Big Sky Cafe. You’ll find some familiar favorites such as the Farmer’s Breakfast with buttermilk pancakes and eggs for the more traditional folks, as well as new items such as the Buttonwood Chicken Sausage Strata with cheddar and chihuahua cheeses. In addition to their in-person Brunch they’re offering family-style “Easter Feaster” meals. Click here to make a reservation for in person. Easter pre-orders are due by April 1st for pick up on Saturday April 3rd or Sunday April 4th.
Butler’s Pantry is offering a create your own Easter Brunch cafe featuring over 25+ options and 12 enhances and add ons. Options include a variety of Pastries, Desserts, Quiches, Casseroles, Glazed Ham, Bacon and Sausage Links,, Sliced Pork Loin and More. Every order includes Cinnamon French Toast Bread Pudding with caramel sauce. Price Serves 6-8/$350 + Tax, Serves 10-12/$475 + tax
Café la Vie
For Easter, Café La Vie is offering a brunch for the whole family. The restaurant’s regular brunch menu will be available with a few additional items for the holiday. Try the Buttonwood Farms Eggs Benedict, a pastrami salmon tartine or the cafe’s version of chicken and waffles. Plus, the Easter bunny will be on-hand to take photos. Reservations can be made online for a time between 10am to 2:30pm on April 4.
Casa Don Alfonso
The brand new restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton, Casa Don Alfonso is offering a à la carte Easter Sunday Brunch filled with Mediterranean-inspired classics and two specialty roasts of the day. À la carte Sunday Brunch service is from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and reservations can be made by calling (314) 719-1496.
Cinder House has both dine-in and to-go options for Easter this year. For those who want to head out for brunch, soak up the sun with some bottomless mimosas on the roof of the Four Seasons or inside Cinder House. Want to take brunch home? For $225, you can take home an Easter meal for up to six that includes smoked braised short ribs, roasted lemon asparagus, spiced crab deviled eggs, carrot cake and more. . Reservations for Easter brunch are required and available from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 4, 2021 and can be made by calling 314-88- 5759 or visiting cinderhousestl.com. Price $225, excluding tax and gratuity; orders must be placed by March 29, 2021
Clementine’s Naughty and Nice Creamery
The small-batch ice cream company will offer their popular Carrot Cake Ice Cream ($10) for Easter. Clementine’s Carrot Cake ice cream captures all the comforting flavors of the signature spring dessert, featuring warming spices of cinnamon, clove, and brown sugar that complement fresh carrot, Medjool dates, golden raisins, and roasted Granny Smith apples. The “icing on the cake” is the cream cheese swirl! In addition to the Carrot Cake flavor for Easter, Clementine’s also has an abundance of spring flavors currently in scoop shops available as scoop or pints, such as their Vegan Matcha Mint Chip ($15), Mint Julep ($15), Grasshoppa ($15), Orange Blossom Thyme ($10), Honey Lavender ($10), and White Chocolate Geranium ($10).
Grace Meat + Three
Enjoy Grace Meat + Three’s annual Easter Pre Order that includes a Sugar Glazed Smoke Ham $80, either Half ($125) or Whole ($200) Herb Roasted Prime Rib, Dozen Deviled Eggs $24. Sides, Half Gallon ($25) or Gallon ($40) of roasted carrots, mostaccioli, mac & cheese and yeast rolls. Dessert options include carrot cake and banana pudding for $25. Orders can be placed at www.ordergraceholiday.com.
Let the Chefs of Hamilton Hospitality Restaurant Group take the stress out of your holiday dinner. The meal for Four – Six people offers, Roast Pork Loin (4 pounds) $139, Roast Salmon (3 pounds) $139, Prime Rib (4 pounds) $149, Rack of Lamb (8 chops) $169. All Dinner orders include Easter Bread, Melange of Vegetables herbed butter, Hamilton Farms Spinach Salad, Mashed Potatoes brown butter and a Dessert Sampler. Pick up Saturday April 3 between 2pm – 6pm at PW Pizza. Order at https://ezregister.com/events/34000
Lorusso’s is offering a Easter Dinner special for 2 that includes their most popular dinner items at a special price. The dishes include Tenderloin Mudega ($48) and Chicken Teresa (38) with garlic mashed & italian green beans, della casa salad, ciabatta bread and lavash. To order, call 314.647.6222.
Nathaniel Reid Bakery
Hot cross buns isn’t just a song you played on the recorder in elementary school. For Easter, Nathaniel Reid Bakery will have these warm delights and more for the spring holiday. Dessert options include a vanilla bean panna cotta accented with berries and an Easter macaron box, but if you’re looking for Easter brunch, you can also pick up a smoked ham, potato, leek and herb quiche or a bakery box with an assortment of morning pastries. Desserts will be ready for pickup from Wednesday, March 24 through Saturday, April 3. Customers can place orders starting on Tuesday, March 23 until Wednesday, March 31 by calling the bakery or filling out the Easter order form on their website.
Celebrate easter with Orlando’s Catering. They’re offering a social distance Easter meal featuring Southern Fried and Honey Baked Chicken, Brown Sugar Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Macaroni and Cheese, Farmhouse Green Beans, Buttered Corn, Garden Salad, Fresh Fruit Cobbler Station. In addition to the to the Dine In options, Orlandos is offering a Curbside Pick up Package for 4 featuring the same menu options. Price: Dine in $26 per person and $13 children under 10 / Curbside: $65 per package. Call 314-638-6660 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation or order.
Russell’s, the family-run restaurants that focus on homestyle, from scratch cooking and fresh baked goods daily, will offer Easter sweets for pre-order at both of their locations. You can order a variety of Easter sweets from either Russell’s location online. Pick up a classic lamb cake, carrot cake or any other specialty cake from the restaurant’s bakery menu. Looking for something fun? Order some of the spring-themed sugar cookies for a colorful pop in your Easter spread.
Sports & Social
On Easter from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., enjoy Ballpark fare food items from the grill, bottomless mimosas, bloody marys, sangria and the EGGcellent brunch menu. The easter menu will be available for Curbside, dine-in, and delivery. To order, call 314-492-5064; reserve a seat before April 4.
Vicia is offering a four-person feast for Easter straight from spring’s bounty. Expect the $140 meal to include brined and grilled pork coppa with rhubarb mustard, grilled asparagus salad, spring allium vichyssoise and more. Just looking for dessert? Pick up a strawberry rhubarb cream pie for $35 from the restaurant. Order online while supplies last for pickup on April 3.
Vin de Set
Enjoy a Three Course Easter Brunch with Vin De Set in Lafayette Square. The First Course includes an all you can eat scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, smoked salmon and shrimp, and a pastry platter served family style. The Second course with your choice of 5oz Chateaubriand,6oz Prime Rib, Seafood Bouillabaisse, Open Face Crab Cake Sandwich, Chicken & Waffles, or Ratatouille Gratin. For the final course enjoy a dessert platter that includes tiramisu, cheesecake, creme brulee, chocolate mousse & red velvet cake served family style. Price $44.99 per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required, please call 314-241-8989
Hop on over to Drury Hotels! Celebrate Easter with a 20% discount for all St. Louis area Drury Hotels. At all hotels, enjoy a free hot breakfast and free evening cocktails and hot food.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites St. Louis Airport – Maryland Heights.
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is offering a 12% discount.
OYO Hotel St. Louis Downtown
Enjoy Easter in the Heart of Downtown St. Louis at OYO Hotel St. Louis City Center. For $69 King or $74 Two Queen Beds plus self parking, and late check-out to 3pm.
The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis
Enjoy a relaxing getaway at The Ritz-Carlton featuring featuring complimentary hotel parking and complimentary breakfast for two to be enjoyed via in-room dining. Rates vary and for more information, please call (314)-719-1433.