🌷Easter Weekend in the Santa Ynez Valley

Easter weekend is a special time to celebrate and gather with loved ones in the Santa Ynez Valley. We know there’s plenty to do between family gatherings and church outings, so we’ve compiled a list of activities and events over Easter Weekend for you to peruse.

 

Saturday, April 20

🥚Easter Egg Hunt

29th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza Egg hunt 
The Valley’s largest egg hunt is in Buellton at River View Park. The Easter Eggstravaganza starts at 9am.  Get there early so you don’t have to rush. Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10:00 am sharp! After the hunt, enjoy activities, games, Easter crafts, a picture with the Easter bunny, food trucks and more! Plus the 4th Annual Adult-only egg hunt.
Hours: 9am – 1pm
Cost of Event: Free admission

 

Sunday, April 21, Easter Day

Brunches🥞

Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
(844) 288-0125
Easter Brunch
Hop, skip and jump to this Sunday’s Annual Easter Brunch in the Sycamore Rooms at Alisal Guest Ranch. We’ll be serving a full brunch buffet with a salad, seafood and omelet bar; carving station and dessert buffet.
Hours: 11:00am – 1:00pm Cost: $65 Per Person – $24 Children 12 and Under

Chumash Casino Resort – The Café 
(800) 248-6274
Easter Special
7am-11:30pm
$15.95

Chumash Casino Resort – The Buffet
(800) 248-6274
Easter Special
Enjoy this “All You Can Eat” Easter Menu which includes Herb Crusted Prime Rib, Oven Roasted Turkey, Honey-Mustard Glazed Bone-In-Ham, Crab Legs, Peel & Eat Shrimp Cocktail Choose from a variety of international cuisines, An endless display of desserts Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries, Confetti Cup Cakes, Trifle, Strawberry Rhubarb Tarts, Bread Pudding and more!
4pm-10pm
$45, $14.95 Children under 12 years old

Chumash Casino Resort – Willows
(800) 248-6274
Easter Special
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Menu Special:
FIRST COURSE
CREAMED PEA SOUP, Spring peas, leeks, mint, and san Daniel prosciutto
or
ASPARAGUS SALAD – Arugula, asparagus, Laura Chenel goat cheese, Herb vinaigrette
ENTREE
DOVER SOLE Tableside, haricot verts, Marcona almonds,
Veronique sauce
Or
RACK OF LAMB – Colorado, green garlic, colcannon mashed
potatoes, porcini, mushrooms
DESSERT
Meyer Lemon and blueberry mousse, lavender, shortbread, mascarpone
sorbet
4pm-10pm
$80

Flying Flags
(877) 783-5247
Easter Brunch
Time slots are 11:00am, 12:00pm and 1:00pm and reservations can be made by calling Flying Flags.
Menu:
EGGS BENEDICT
DONUT HOLES
GRILLED FRUIT SKEWERS
TRI-TIP SKEWERS with chimichurri sauce
GRILLED VEGETABLE PLATTER
CREAM CHEESE & SMOKED SALMON CROSTINI
AVOCADO TOAST –  assorted toppings
SPINACH & GOAT CHEESE SALAD – lemon vinaigrette, dried cranberries, and candied pecans
SPRING VEGETABLE QUICHE
BERRY & LEMON PARFAITS
MINI CARROT CAKE CUPCAKES
CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN WITH FIXINGS
ADULTS: $35; KIDS (UNDER 13): $18
BOTTOMLESS MIMOSA BAR ($10 extra)

Root 246
(805) 686-8681
Easter Brunch
10am-3pm (then open for regular/new Spring dinner menus at 5pm)
The buffet will be served in the Lounge
$49.00++ for adults, $18.00++ for kids (12 and under)
Guests can make reservations by calling (805) 686-8681 or at www.root-246.com
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The Bear and Star
(805) 686-1359
Easter Brunch

Enjoy a decadent Easter Brunch at The Bear and Star. This buffet-style meal will include a variety of classic brunch items as well as signature dishes from the culinary team at The Bear and Star.
Reservations are available from 11am to 3pm.
$60* for Adults
$25* for Children 12 and under
* gratuity and taxes excluded

🥚Easter Egg Hunts

Fess Parker Wine Country Inn
(800) 446-2455
Family-friendly Easter egg hunt
This event starts at 12:30pm in the Garden. Easter baskets for the children provided while supplies last. We request that guests be sure to arrive on time.

St. Mark’s-in-the Valley Episcopal Church
Holy Week Easter Services & Egg Hunt
St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church’s popular Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. on the church grounds located at 2901 Nojoqui Avenue in Los Olivos. Toddlers and children through elementary school ages are invited to bring their own basket and discover special treats throughout the courtyard and gardens.

Vincent Vineyard
(805) 691-4200
Bring a picnic basket and enjoy some wine while the kids paint eggs, hunt for treats, and take photos with the Easter Bunny! Food will be available for purchase.
12:30 – 5pm

Entertainment🎉

Elverhoj Museum of History & Art
(805) 686-1211
Learn about Solvang’s Danish heritage and early history. Viking and Danish artifacts on display plus diorama cottage of downtown in the 1920s!
11-4
Free Admission

Maverick Saloon
Nashville artist relocated to the Central Coast MAVERICK SALOON welcomes Liv Waters music to their Sunday patio
1pm-5pm

(805) 325-9769
Egg Hunt VR is the ULTIMATE Easter Egg Hunt virtual reality experience. Wander through realistic environments like forests, the ocean, and snowy mountains, looking for Easter eggs! With “Bunny” by your side, he will help you find them if you get stuck. Celebrate Easter by playing today! 
Hours: 10am – 5pm
To book times outside of normal business hours, call (805) 325-9769

🍷 Wine Tasting Rooms Open

The following Santa Ynez Valley wineries and tasting rooms will also be open on Sunday, April 1. We recommend calling ahead to confirm hours.

 

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