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Easter Dining Specials & Events in the Brainerd Lakes Area

Relax this Easter and let the a Brainerd resort or restaurant do the work for your brunch or Sunday meal. Many of the Easter brunch buffets require a reservation so start planning early!

Easter Events: April 20, 2019

Brainerd Easter Egg Hunt
10:00am – 11:00am – Be at the center circle in Gregory Park by 9:45 a.m. no later! The Easter Bunny will be there for hugs and pictures! Please bring your own bag or basket to collect eggs!
Easter in the Garden!
10:00am – 2:00pm – Hop on over to Easter in the Garden! It’s become an Easter family tradition with live animals, Easter egg hunts going all day, kid’s activities, live music and more!
The NPC Market and Easter Egg Hunt
10:00am – 2:00pm – Come enjoy and shop another Market at the historic Northern Pacific Center – Easter themed with an egg hunt for the kids!
Brainerd ECFE Easter Party
10:00am – 12:00pm – Bring your kiddos to ECFE on Saturday, April 20th from 10-Noon to make crafts, play games, decorate cookies, have their little faces painted and have photos taken with live bunnies!
Easter Bunny Photos at Westgate Mall
10:00am – 5:00pm – Come to the Westgate Mall to get your pictures taken with the Easter Bunny!
Community Egg Hunt – Pequot Lakes
9:00am – 11:00am – Hunt will begin at 10:00AM sharp, so be there by 9:45. While the hunt is outside, you will be inside until 10:00. There will be a craft to make, cookies and coffee, and photo’s with the Easter bunny!
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Jr’s Junction
12:00pm – 4:00pm – Join the Pine Center Sportsmen’s Club for our Easter Egg hunt. Registration will begin at 12:00 and the hunt will start at 1:00 with the youngest children first. Adults will have the chance to hunt in the big field.
Kid’s Easter Egg Hunt – Pine River
10:00am – 11:00am – Hunt Easter eggs and celegrate the event with other kids from age 12 and under! Hunt will take place in Forbes Park in Pine River beginning at 10:00am sharp! Bring your basket or bag and enjoy the fun! Sponsered by the Pine River Area Faith Community! Free!
Free Community Egg Hunt at Central Lakes College – Staples Campus
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Our Staples campus is hosting its annual FREE Community Egg Hunt for children 10 years and younger. Make sure to be there on time – it starts at 1pm sharp. There will be free photos with the bunny as well.
Pierz Lions Easter Egg Hunt
11:00am – 12:00pm – The annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Pierz Lions Club takes place on Saturday, April 20 at 11 a.m. sharp on the Pioneer Elementary School playgrounds in Pierz.To give everybody a chance to find some of the candy-filled plastic eggs, children will be divided into three age groups: ages 0 – 3, 4 – 6 and 7 – 10.
Free Community Egg Hunt at Central Lakes College – Staples Campus
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Our Staples campus is hosting its annual FREE Community Egg Hunt for children 10 years and younger. Make sure to be there on time – it starts at 1pm sharp. There will be free photos with the bunny as well.
Paws in the Park – The Easter Ball Hunt at Buster Park
2:00pm – 3:00pm – All dogs must be on a leash during the “tennis ball hunt”. The hunt will start at 2 p.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. Tennis balls will be scattered through out Buster Park as well as around the Boom Lake Trail.

Easter Dining Specials: April 21, 2019

Easter Brunch Buffet at Cragun’s Legacy Grille
Chef Carved Prime Rib, Pineapple Glazed Sliced Ham, Denver Egg Bake, French Toast with Maple Syrup
Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge Easter Buffet Brunch
Offerings include Fresh Atlantic Salmon, Deep Fried Shrimp, Pepper Steak, plus all your breakfast favorites.
Grand View Lodge Easter Meal
Chef-carved Prime Rib of Beef, Chef-carved Maple Glazed Ham, Arctic Char and much much more…
Black Bear Lodge & Saloon Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet
Carved Prime Rib Au Jus, Smoked Ham, Broiled Cod with Wild Rice, Pulled Pork Mac-n-Cheese
Easter Brunch Buffet at Green Lantern Bar and Grill
Prime Rib, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Corn, Swedish Meatballs, Baked Chicken, Ham, Thielen Sausage
Easter Brunch at Maucieri’s Italian Bistro
Seafood Tortellini, Honey Ham with Pineapple Gratin, Stuffed Shells, Italian Steak Pasta,Yankee Pot Roast
Easter Brunch at The Landing at Lake Alexander
Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Potatoes, Bacon / Sausage Links, Bisquits and Gravy, French Toast Sticks
Easter Breakfast Buffet at Timbers Restaurant & Event Center
Egg Bake, Waffles, Carved Ham, Biscuits & Gravy, Assorted Pastries, Fruit and much more…
Prairie Bay Easter Buffet
Interactive Belgain Waffle Station, Black Currant Gastrique Glazed Pit Ham, Argentinian Red Shrimp, Lobster Claw Eggs Benedict
Easter Brunch at Manhattan’s
Carved Prime Rib, Carved Stuffed Pork Loin, Pecan Crusted Salmon with Maître De Butter, Swedish Meatballs, Corned Beef Hash & Béarnaise
Easter Brunch at The Woods
Breakfast Station, Salad Bar Station, Sandwich Station, Dinner Station and many assorted desserts!
Marv’s Award Winning Easter Brunch at Bite’s Grill & Bar
Leg of Lamb, Ham, Turkey Cacciatore, Roast Beef, Pollock, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Bean Casserole, Vegetables, Cheesecakes, Cobblers

Easter Lodging & Spa Specials

Grand View Lodge – A Grand Easter
Deluxe lodging with breakfast buffet daily. Easter brunch buffet on Sunday | 9am-3pm (reservations required)
Easter basket and egg decorating (Saturday)
Easter egg hunt on resort (Sunday)
Starting at $150/night
Easter Weekend at Cragun’s Resort and Hotel on Gull Lake
3 Days, 2 Nights of Easter Fun for $270! Create a family tradition of old-fashioned Easter fun, togetherness and holiday magic in this special spring vacation package. Sunday Easter breakfast buffet and pictures with the Easter Bunny.