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By Meghan Burk

Whether you have a little one who wants to meet the Easter Bunny or an adult looking for a bottomless mimosa brunch, this is the area’s best line up to celebrate Easter in Reno Tahoe. (Warning: There are a lot of egg puns within the paragraphs … the Easter Bunny made us.)

Easter Egg Hunts, Not Just for Kids

Grab your baskets because the Easter Bunny is making a stop in South Lake Tahoe for the Heavenly Village Easter Egg Hunt. Your little bunny, who’s 12 and under, will be hopping-for-joy as they try to find the 10,000 candy- and toy-filled eggs sprinkled around the village. Plus, the parents will enjoy the chance for $1,000 in cash prizes. After this eggs-capade, enjoy Brunch with the Easter Bunny or even try creating your own at their Build a Bunny workshop. At just about the price of a bag of carrots, buy your tickets now.

MidTown District Easter Egg Hunt - Easter in Reno Tahoe
MidTown District Easter Egg Hunt – Easter in Reno Tahoe

Spring into action at MidTown Reno’s Easter Egg Hunt from April 2 – 4. From Gen Z to Gen X, to Baby Boomers are beyond, everyone is encouraged to participate! Find 25+ enlarged Easter eggs hidden in every corner of the new and improved MidTown District. You can’t miss these egg-tastic special eggs as they are 18 inches by 24 inches in size! To enter, snap a selfie with the egg featuring the promo and redeem the prize at the participating business before April 18. And if you want to go the egg-stra mile … enter the Golden Egg Challenge for a chance to win a prize package that includes too much to list here, but you can find it on MidTown District’s website along with participating businesses and highlighted specials.

Brunching & Buffets

This Easter, take your brunching riverside on the patio at Wild River Grille. The three-course pre-fixe menu begins with an assortment of parfaits, fresh fruit and locally baked muffins. Moving on to the main meal, choose from five scrumptious options, including my favorites — a braised short rib eggs benedict or the coffee rub steak and eggs. And don’t forget the bottomless mimosas, no brunch would be complete without this delight. The kiddos will surely enjoy their special brunch menu too. Available for dine in or to-go, make your reservation early. This delicious line-up will surely get you hopping.

Wild River Grille - Easter in Reno Tahoe
Wild River Grille – Easter in Reno Tahoe

Champagne brunches to four-course gourmet specialty dining, the Atlantis Casino Resort has the dining selection to fit every bunny’s appetite this Easter Sunday. Choose from six different experiences. Starting with their Gourmet Brunch in the Grand Ballroom, the buffet will be adorned with delicious dishes from fresh King Crab legs, to beef wellington, and topped with towering desserts. For a more intimate setting, make a reservation at Bistro Napa or Atlantis Steakhouse, to experience either of their four-course holiday dinner menus. No matter which restaurant you choose, you’ll have an EGG-tastic time.

More and more events and activities are popping up around the region. Visit our events calendar for a full line-up of happenings. We hope this list helps you to get hopping this Easter in Reno Tahoe.