Easter Weekend in the SYV

Easter weekend activities and events 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, March 31

Easter Egg Hunts

29th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza Egg hunt 
The Valley’s largest egg hunt is in Buellton at River View Park. NEW THIS YEAR… Food Trucks and more! 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 3rd Annual Adult-only egg hunt.
Hours: 9am – 1pm
Cost of Event: Free admission

Easter Garden Party at Municipal Winemakers
Join in on an egg hunt plus vinyl DJ set by Daisy Van Tassel at the Municipal Winemakers Los Alamos tasting room!
Hours: 2pm – 5pm
Cost of Event: Free admission

Easter Egg Hunt at Solvang Brewing Company
Hundreds of eggs filled with prizes, toys, and candy!
Hours: 2pm
Cost of Event: Free admission


Standing Sun Wines
Standing Sun LIVE presents The Contenders
This is an all ages show! Wines will be available for purchase and food will be available for purchase from Tacos Amigos.
Hours: 7pm
Cost: $15 Standing Room / $20 Reserved Seating

The Good Life Cellar
Live Music at The Good Life
Enjoy live music with Keeping Up With The Joneses!
Hours: 8pm – 10:30pm
Cost of Event: Free admission, California craft beer and wine available for purchase

Sunday, April 1, Easter Day


Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
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

Bottlest Bistro
Easter Brunch

Enjoy an Easter Brunch experience at the winery! Go to BottlestBistro.com to see the menu and to make reservations!
Hours: 10:00am – 2:30pm

Root 246
Easter Brunch

Guests can make reservations by calling (805) 686-8681 or at www.root-246.com
Hours: 10:00am – 2:00pm

The Bear and Star
Easter Brunch
Chef Cox’s bountiful Easter Sunday Brunch is perfect for enjoying with family and friends in the Santa Barbara Wine Country. The brunch begins with a generous portions of house-made Pastries and Fresh Fruit served family style for the table; followed by guests’ choice of main course including – Soft Scrambled Duck Eggs with Black Truffle and Chives; Cambridge House-Smoked Salmon Toast with Avocado, Scallion Crema and Watercress; Bourbon Raisin Bread Pudding French Toast with Maple Glaze and Whipped Cream; Country Benedict with Cheddar Biscuit, House Made Ham and Poached Farm Egg; and Gulf Shrimp And Grits with Bacon, Mushroom and Sherry. Dessert is the perfect ending with Key Lime Pie, Chocolate Pudding and Pecan Pie. The Bear and Star will also offer kid-friendly dishes of Scrambled Eggs and Chocolate Chip Pancakes on request and have a few surprises to keep the children entertained during Easter Brunch.
Hours: 10:00am – 2:30pm
Cost: $18.00 – $25.00

Easter Egg Hunts

Kalyra Winery
Easter Party
Easter fun for the entire family, egg coloring, egg hunt for kids & adults, prizes, wine specials.
Hours of Event: 12am -4pm
Cost of Event: Free! Guests can bring a picnic — no outside wine or alcohol allowed


Refugio Ranch Vineyards
Refugio Ranch Vineyards presents John Lyle Live!
Enjoy live music with local, John Lyle.
Hours: 5pm-7pm

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.

  • Alma Rosa, 11am – 5:30pm
  • Ampelos, 11am -5pm
  • Barbieri-Kempe, 12pm – 5pm
  • Blair Fox Cellars, 12 – 5pm
  • Beckmen, 11am – 5pm
  • Bottlest Winery, 11am – 9pm
  • Cali Love Wine, 11am – 8pm
  • Carivintas,  11am – 5pm
  • Carr Warehouse, 11am – 6pm
  • Casa Cassara Winery, 12 – 6pm
  • Casa Dumetz, 11am-6pm
  • Community Craft
  • CrossHatch Winery, 11am -5pm
  • Kalyra, 11am – 4pm
  • Refugio Ranch, 12 – 7pm
  • Tercero, 11am – 3pm
  • Turiya, 11am – 6pm
  •  Zinke Wine Co.,  11-5pm


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