Easter in the Santa Ynez Valley

🌷Easter Weekend – Santa Ynez Valley

Easter weekend is a special time to celebrate and gather with loved ones and enjoy the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. This year Easter is on April 17, 2022. 

April 13 – 16, 2022

Chumash Casino

THIS EASTER, GATHER AS FRIENDS AND FAMILY – Let us help you celebrate this very special time of year. Reserve your Easter To Go meal from Chumash Casino. Chef Sergio has created a wonderful menu, complete with all you need to host a memorable dinner. Convenient pickup available. Simply reheat, serve and enjoy the company around you.
Serves 4-6 • Reserve your meal at Grains & Grounds now thru Wednesday, April 13 • Pick up at The Cafe April 16, 1pm-3pm


Saturday, April 16, 2022

🥚31st Annual Easter EggstravaganzaEaster Egg Hunt

Buellton and Solvang Recreation are happy to announce the return of the 31st Annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 16, 2022. 10am.  River View Park, 151 Sycamore Drive in Buellton.  It’s the Valley’s biggest hunt followed by activities, games, Easter crafts and more!  Hunt starts promptly at 10am.  Get there early.
Hours: 9am – 1pm
Cost of Event: Free admission


Sunday, April 17,
Easter Services

St. Mark’s in the Valley – 805-688-4454

2901 Nojoqui Avenue at Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos, California 93441
Easter Baskets for Children and Youth at 9:30 am
Easter Day Service in Courtyard (in-person & online), 10am- 11am

Sunday, April 17,
Easter Brunch 

Maker's Son Restaurant Easter Buffet Brunch menuMaker’s Son – Los Alamos – (805) 344-1926

346 Bell Street, Los Alamos, California 93440
Buffet Brunch – 10:30am -3pm
$58 adults, $29 children under 12, includes non-alcoholic beverages

The Tavern at Zaca Creek(805) 688-2412

1297 Jonata Park Rd, Buellton, CA 93427
Four Course Prix Fixe Brunch – 10:30am – 2pm
$75 per person

Easter Dinner

Willows-Easter-Dinner-2022Willows at Chumash Casino(805) 686-0855

3400 CA-246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Three Course Prix Fixe Meal – 5pm – 10pm
$90 per person


Elverhoj Museum of History and Art

Open on Easter Sunday, 11am – 5pmElverhoj Museum Open for Easter
1624 Elverhoy Way
Solvang, CA  93463
(805) 686-1211

Fire-Ice-Wildling-MuseumWildling Museum of Nature and Art

Open on Easter Sunday, 10am – 5pm
1511 B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463

Fire & Ice: Our Changing Landscape – First Floor Main Gallery

Recent Acquisitions – Second Floor Valley Oak Gallery

Prints from the Permanent Collection – Barbara Goodall Education Center


Wine Tastings Open on Easter Sunday

  • Carr Warehouse,  12 Noon – 6pm
    3563 Numancia St. #101, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
  • Gainey Vineyard,  11am – 5pm
    3950 East Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
    Tastings, $20 per person
    Charcuterie boxes, $29 (serves two).
    Reservations:  gaineyvineyard.com/visit-us
  •  Alma Rosa, 11am – 6pm
    1623 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Ampelos Cellars, 11am -5pm
    312 North 9th Street, Lompoc CA 93436
    (805) 736-9957
  • CrossHatch Winery, 12-6pm
    1090 Edison Street, #104, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
    (805) 691-9192 tasting room 



The Easter listings information BELOW are from previous years, please CALL ahead for up-to-date information.


Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
(844) 288-0125

Flying Flags
(877) 783-5247

The Easter listings information BELOW are from previous years, please CALL ahead for up-to-date information.

🥚Easter Egg Hunts

Fess Parker Wine Country Inn
(800) 446-2455

Vincent Vineyard
(805) 691-4200

The Easter listings information BELOW are from previous years, please CALL ahead for up-to-date information.


Maverick Saloon

(805) 325-9769


Santa Ynez Valley Events