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Easter Events 2023

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The most egg-citing day of the year is coming up! Easter events in Wisconsin can make springtime even sweeter with the help of egg hunts, the Easter Bunny and treats.

March 30 to April 15: International Peeps Art Exhibition at Racine Art Museum

Racine

The International Peeps Art Exhibition is an unconventional exhibition featuring awe-inspiring artwork created from or inspired by multicolored marshmallow Peeps. Artists of all ages are welcomed to celebrate the arrival of spring by participating in the only museum competition of its type, making it one of the most unique Easter events in Wisconsin–or anywhere! One of the most classic Easter treats of all time, these little Peeps art pieces draw thousands of visitors and inspire nationwide media attention. Additionally, guests are encouraged to nominate their favorite artwork in the exhibition for the prestigious PEEPles Choice Award. International Peeps Art Exhibition at Racine Art Museum takes place from noon to 4 p.m.
Cost: $7 per person, and free for guests under 12.
For more information: ramart.org.

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Apple Holler

March 25 and 26 and April 1, April 2, April 7 and April 8: Fun with the Country Bunny at Apple Holler

Sturtevant

To experience an adventure-filled, interactive story and meet the County Bunny himself, attend Fun with the Country Bunny at Apple Holler. For starters, the Country Bunny’s Express Train will be chugging through the farm grounds as guests peer out the window as they journey through the Enchanted Forest to Bunnyville, where they will be greeted by an Easter egg hunt. In addition, Bunnyville will boast sweet treats, friendly goats, pony rides, mazes and giant slides. Plus, in honor of Easter, guests will be treated to a freshly baked Easter cookie, fresh-pressed apple cider and a goodie bag surprise. Fun with the Country Bunny at Apple Holler will take place at select times from 9 a.m. to noon.
Cost: $15 per person; reservations are required.
For more information: appleholler.com.

April 1: Eggstravaganza at Van Zeeland Nursery & Landscapes

Appleton

For the first time ever, Van Zeeland Nursery & Landscapes will celebrate springtime with Eggstravaganza. In traditional Easter fashion, there will be an egg hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny, of course. Additionally, guests can look forward to cookie decorating, festive crafts, pot-a-plant stations and face painting. Plus, guests can also get some spring shopping done since there will be special sales on plant and retail products, as well as café items.
Cost: $10 per person, and free for guests less than 1.
For more information: van-zeeland-nursery-landscape.square.site.

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National Railroad Museum

April 1 and April 2: The Great Bunny Train at the National Railroad Museum

Ashwaubenon

The Easter Bunny will soon be arriving and making a visit to the National Railroad Museum in honor of The Great Bunny Train. Guests can anticipate a day full of fun entertainment, crafts and games for kids of all ages, as well as a festive ride on a vintage train before a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Plus, an adorable set will surround the bunny, perfect for photo opportunities during this Easter event in Wisconsin. The Great Bunny Train at the National Railroad Museum will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Cost: $12 per person, $8 for guests ages 2 to 12 and free for guests under 2.
For more information: nationalrrmuseum.org.

April 2: Easter Extravaganza at The Tap Yard

Brookfield

Easter Extravaganza at The Tap Yard is the perfect place for adults and children alike to celebrate spring. Beginning with an egg hunt, guests will be able to search for over 3,000 Easter eggs throughout The Tap Yard. From there, the Easter Bunny will make an appearance for a meet-and-greet and pictures. Afterwards, Mr.P’s Grilled Cheese food truck will pull up with the cheesiest grilled cheese sandwiches. The party will continue on with the help of craft beer, wine, Easter Jell-o shots and hard seltzers. There will even be brandy old fashioned-flavored Freese’s Candy Marshmallow Cream Eggs. Easter Extravaganza at The Tap Yard will take place from noon to 5 p.m.
For more information: facebook.com.

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Riveredge Nature Center

April 8: Spring Egg Hunt at Riveredge Nature Center

Saukville

If you’re looking to spend some quality time with all of your favorite people outdoors this Easter, look no further than the Spring Egg Hunt at Riveredge Nature Center. This family-friendly Easter event in Wisconsin features a special egg hunt that takes place on a half-mile hike through Riveredge Nature Center’s trails. Even though the Easter eggs are candy-free, the nature-inspired items inside of them can be redeemed for prizes. Following the trek, guests can relax in the fresh spring air and have some fun in the natural play area. Spring Egg Hunt at Riveredge Nature Center takes place from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. with three different time slots to work into your schedule. 
Cost: $10 per person.
For more information: riveredgenaturecenter.org.

April 7 to April 9: Easter Eggstravaganza at Cave of the Mounds

Blue Mounds

Cave of the Mounds tours are breathtaking any day of the year, but during Easter Eggstravaganza the caves come to life with lit pathways made up of hundreds of luminescent Easter eggs. During this special time, guests will be able to experience the caves in an entirely new light, thanks to the colorful glowing eggs. In addition to many events and activities, guests can also purchase a Easter Rock Hunt bag to receive rock and fossil treasures underground at stations. 
Cost: $22 per person, $13 for guests ages 4 to 12 and free for guests under 3.
For more information: caveofthemounds.com.

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April 8: Egg Day at Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee

Hop on down to Egg Day at Milwaukee County Zoo for a day full of exciting Easter-themed activities for the entire family. Beginning with an Easter parade, guests will be wowed by golden eggs along the Egg Hunt Trail, scavenger hunts, colorful crafts and chalk art. Plus, guests can even get their face painted to resemble their favorite zoo animal. Be sure to take the North Shore Bank Train to look for the carrots that the Easter Bunny left behind, and check out animal exhibits like big cats and otters to see them playing with Easter-inspired enrichment toys. Egg Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $13.25 per person, $10.25 for guests ages 3 to 12 and free for guests under 2.
For more information: milwaukeezoo.org.

April 8: Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Celebration at Willow Springs Garden

Ashwaubenon

There’s no better place than to create a new spring tradition than at the annual Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Celebration at Willow Springs Garden. This family-friendly festival will bring on the fun with an Easter egg hunt, face painting, egg dyeing, spring crafts and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Additionally, an all-day kids’ brunch buffet will keep guests fueled up with mini tacos, chicken nuggets, grilled cheese and healthy snacks like carrot sticks and fruit alongside brightly colored cupcakes for dessert. P.S. If you’re hosting an Easter dinner later in the evening, be sure to stock up on decorated Easter cookies to wow your guests. Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Celebration at Willow Springs Garden will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $10 per person, $5 for guests ages 5 to 10 and free for guests under 4.
For more information: willowspringsgardens.com.

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Brews with the Bunny

April 15: Brews with the Bunny

Menasha

Why should kids have all the fun? Believe it or not, adult-only Easter egg hunts do exist, and at Brews with the Bunny guests can find out just how nostalgic they can be. But this isn’t an ordinary egg hunt. During this Easter event in Wisconsin, the eggs are filled with various prizes including candy, gift cards and electronics. Plus, Fritsch Park will also become home to live music, food trucks, craft beer, axe-throwing, yard games and photo ops with the Easter Bunny. Be on the lookout for local favorites like Stone Arch Brewpub, Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee Truck and Smokehouse BBQ to fill up before the big egg hunt. Brews with the Bunny will take place from 5 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $15 per person. Guests must be over 21 years of age. 
For more information: facebook.com

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