Easter is Sunday, March 31, 2024! Easter in Columbus is a sure sign that spring has sprung with plenty of events and activities for the whole family. Take the kids on a gigantic egg hunt or head to one of our delicious brunch spots. However you decide to celebrate, Easter in Columbus is bound to be beautiful. 


Eggs, Paws and Claws characters - two eggs and the Easter bunny - pose in front of Columbus Zoo entrance


Citywide Events

Eggs, Paws and Claws

March 30-31 | 9 am - 5 pm | Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is bringing back its EGG-stremely fun springtime tradition. The two-day event will feature photos with the Easter Bunny, and egg-splore-n-find, visits to the bunny hollow and plenty of exciting character visits throughout. Learn more and get tickets here.

Columbus Community Center Egg Hunts

March 30-April 1

City of Columbus Community Centers are hosting Easter Egg Hunts! Find the location nearest to you, here


Front of Jeffrey Mansion

The Jeffrey Mansion at Jeffrey Park in Bexley


Community Celebrations

Civitans Egg Hunt

March 30 | 11 am - 2 pm | Westerville Community Center

This egg hunt is designed for individuals with disabilities and will include beeper eggs for those with visual impairments. The hunt is conducted indoors and site is fully accessible. Registration deadline is Wednesday, March 27 and the event is free for all ages. Learn more here

City of Bexley's Egg Dash

March 30 | 12:00 pm | Jeffrey Meadow

Don't miss this 4,000-egg Easter Egg Dash takes place promptly at noon behind Jeffrey Mansion and includes “golden eggs” hidden for prizes among the standard eggs. More info here.

Historic Dublin Bunny Hop

March 30 | 2 - 5 pm | Historic Dublin Ohio

Hop on down to Historic Dublin! Kids participate in a scavenger hunt throughout Historic Dublin, store specials available in the area, meet the Easter Bunny, balloon artist creations, and more. Get more information here.

Grandview Heights Easter Egg Hunt

March 30 | 10 am | Wyman Woods Park

The City of Grandview will be hosting its annual egg hunt at Wyman Woods Park on Saturday, March 30! More information is coming soon. Stay tuned, here.

Upper Arlington Civic Association's Easter Egg Hunt & Bunny Trail

March 16 | 10 am | Thompson Park

Upper Arlington's "fastest 55 seconds/minutes" returns with its annual Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Trail. Bring your own basket. Learn more here.

Visit the Easter Bunny at Polaris Fashion Place

March 1-30 | Polaris Mall - Center Court Space

All kids (ages 13 and under) that visit with the Easter Bunny get a free small gelato, courtesy of I Scream Gelato. Book your reservation in advance.


View from above of spread of various boxed meals of chicken wings, toast and mac & cheese at Hot Chicken Takeover

Hot Chicken Takeover Meals


Brunch At Home


Basic Biscuits, Kindness & Coffee Breakfast Bundles

Let Basic Biscuits do the work for you this Easter and pre-order one of their breakfast bundles! Choose from items like their Baked French Toast casserole, Whole Biscuit Quiche, or Biscuit Slider Six Pact.  Place your order here.

Hot Chicken Takeover Family or Party Packs

Bring the heat this Easter with Hot Chicken Takeover. Ok, so it's not exactly "brunch" but we promise your guests will love it! Choose from the Family Pack (serves 4-6) or a Party Pack (serves up to 30) and get your choice of meat, sides, desserts and more. The best part? You can order online and pick up the same day at any HCT location in Columbus. Order yours today.


Del Mar

Brunch at SoCal Kitchen + Bar in the Short North Arts District

Dine-in Brunch

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

Some of your favorite Cameron Mitchell Restaurants will be open for Easter Brunch. Many locations will also have special menus, so check them out and make reservations here.

Milestone 229

Soak in some of the best views of the city this Easter with brunch at Milestone 229. Enjoy fan favorites like Eggs Benedict, Sourdough French Toast and Mimosas! Make your reservation, here.

The Whitney House

What pairs well with Easter? Brunch at The Whitney House in Worthington. Sip on House Mimosas as you peruse the made-from-scratch menu items ranging from Belgian Waffles to Flat Iron Steak & Eggs. Make your reservation, here

Easter is almost here and there's no better time to get out and enjoy spring in Columbus. Share your hoppy memories with us using #LiveForwardCbus