Where and how to celebrate this Easter weekend

Nicole Towne

Regardless of whether there is snow on the ground or flowers in bloom, spring is here and so is Easter weekend. Fort Collins has opportunities for people of all ages to celebrate, ranging from Easter Egg hunts to beer and yoga.

Easter Egg Hunts and Activities

CSU 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for individuals with special needs

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This free event will be Held at Colorado State University’s Montfort Quad on March 26 from 12-2 p.m. It includes an Easter egg hunt, games, crafts and pictures with the Easter bunny. In case of bad weather, it will be held in the Warner College of Natural Resources Building.

Antioch Community Church Easter Egg Hunt

Held in City Park on March 26, the free annual event hosts four separate hunts based on age groups  for toddlers through eighth  graders. Children and their families can enjoy crafts, games and food as well as photos with the Easter bunny. Event registration begins at 10:45 a.m. and the egg hunt starts at 12:30 p.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church Community Easter Egg Hunt

Families will have the opportunity to hear an Easter message as well as participate in an egg hunt, games and more. The event, which is free of cost, is March 26 from 10-11:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Stuart St.

Redeemer Lutheran Church Easter Egg-Stravaganza

The egg hunt welcomes children grades five and below and will feature family friendly comedian and magician Taylor Hughes. The event will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 7755 Greenstone Trail, from 10 a.m. to noon March 26.

Harmony Gardens Easter Eggstravaganza

After an Easter egg hunt welcome to all children ages 10 and under, families can visit a petting zoo. The event runs from 10 a.m to 2 p.m., with the egg hunt starting at 11 a.m., at Harmony Gardens, 4315 E. Harmony Road, March 26. 

Gulley Greenhouse Easter Eggstravaganza

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One of the few events promising visitors the chance to interact with baby bunnies, the event will have a scavenger hunt and games for the family free of cost.  The event will be held March 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 6029 S. Shields St.

Sunday Brunch

Austin’s American Grill features a traditional brunch starting at 9 a.m. at the Old Town location. Diners can enjoy ham, roast beef, eggs, french toast and other favorites for $29.99 per person. Children under 12 eat for $10.95, and children under five eat for free.

The Moot House, a sister restaurant to Austin’s, is hosting a similar brunch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Easter Sunday. The prices are the same, but reservations are required.

Non-Traditonal Easter Events

Sunday Morning Brewery Yoga

Hit up Fort Collins Brewery for an hour long yoga class followed by a complementary beer, beermosa or a Bloody Mary. Tickets are $15 and are sold online up to one hour prior to the 10 a.m. class.

Monthly Poetry Slam at Avogadro’s Number

Celebrate Easter by listening to poetry at Avogadro’s restaurant and bar March 27 at 7 p.m. The slam is free and will feature local poet Noach Kaplan.

Collegian Reporter Nicole Towne can be reached at news@collegian.com or via Twitter @Nicole_Towne21.