Easter Events in Santa Barbara

Hop into the Easter spirit with these events that exude the liveliness of the season of spring and all things related to family-friendly fun. Whether you’re looking for a mouthwatering brunch, delectable local treats or an Easter egg hunt to celebrate the occasion, Santa Barbara plays host to a number of eggciting Easter-themed activities for all to enjoy. 

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EASTER MENUS AND SPECIAL OFFERS

Easter Pre-Orders at Bob’s Well Bread Bakery, Now through April 3
The iconic Bob’s Well Bread Bakery announces its annual pre-order for the Easter holiday, featuring Bob’s Easter Panettone and hot cross buns. Order Bob’s amazing breads baked for this holiday or choose from the rich selection of café dishes, pastries and desserts for dine-in or takeout.
Cost: Varies by menu item. Orders must be placed by April 3.

Easter Pre-Orders at Helena Avenue Bakery, Now through April 6
Let Helena Avenue Bakery make your Easter celebrations extra special with a selection of pre-order treats. Indulge in strawberry honey or lemon ricotta tart, festive Easter cookies, handmade take-and-bake cinnamon rolls and assorted breakfast pastries. Add a savory dish to your menu with a spring quiche made of spring garlic, roasted mushrooms, Berkshire ham and parmesan cheese.
Cost: Varies by menu item. Orders must be placed by 2:30 p.m. on April 6.

Easter Specials at Loquita, April 7-9
The week leading up to Easter Sunday, Semana Santa (Holy Week), is a significant time in Spanish culture. It’s a time of reflection, commemoration and celebration. Loquita honors this tradition by offering a special Easter treat served during Semana Santa—Torrijas—which is traditionally made from bread soaked in milk, infused with cinnamon and then coated in sugar or honey. The talented culinary team has also incorporated an exciting a la carte Easter menu featuring a brand-new Spanish paella and tapa.
Cost: Varies by menu item

Easter Brunch at Caya Restaurant, April 9 from 8 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Hop on over to a special Easter Brunch at Caya Restaurant inside The Leta Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Caya will be offering its regular brunch menu items along with delicious holiday additions, including challah French toast sandwich, veggie quiche and a ribeye hash.
Cost: Varies by menu item

Easter Brunch at Finch & Fork, April 9 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Enjoy Easter brunch at Finch & Fork in the Kimpton Canary Hotel where executive chef Nathan Lingle has supplemented the tasty regular brunch menu with some special Easter offerings. Offerings include smoked salmon eggs benedict, coffee rub beef brisket, pan seared lamb loin, Central Coast strawberry hazelnut linzer tart and Satsuma tangerine curd. For brunch goers ages 21 and older, special Easter-themed cocktails like the Cottontail Daiquiri or Drunk Bunny.
Cost: Varies by menu item

Easter Brunch at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, April 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Easter is an exciting holiday for the whole family at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. This year, you can enjoy oceanside dining in the iconic Plaza del Sol.  Enjoy ocean Celebrate with ocean views, elegant spring music, a special visit from the Easter Bunny and two Easter egg hunts throughout the day. Feast on a generous spread of brunch favorites including ocean-to-table oysters, snow crab claws, jumbo shrimp, New York striploin and roasted leg of lamb straight from the grill. A mobile sparkling wine trailer will be on-site to serve glasses or flights of sparkling wine throughout the day.
Cost: $125/adult, $45/child under 12

Easter Sunday Buffet at The Revere Room, April 9 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Easter is around the corner and Rosewood Miramar Beach is celebrating with an array of activities, festive brunch experiences and, of course, the Easter Bunny himself! Savor traditions with an Easter Brunch Buffet at The Revere Room in a relaxing, fun and interactive ambiance.
Cost: $145/adult, $55/child between four and 12

Easter Brunch at Caruso’s, April 9 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Celebrate the festive fare with brunch at Caruso’s this Easter Sunday. Offerings will include an elevated prix fixe dining experience highlighting the local landscape of the central coast.
Cost: $195/adult, $85/child between four and 12

Easter Brunch at Scarlett Begonia, April 9
Celebrate Easter this year with brunch at Scarlett Begonia. Indulge in a three-course brunch that begins with a pastry basket and then follows with a selection of sweet and savory fare. Additional libations and a selection of Deux Bakery desserts are available to add to your meal, and a special kids menu is available for the younger brunch-goers.
Cost: $75/adult, $35/kid

Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch Pizza at Lucky Penny, April 9
Hop into spring at Lucky Penny! Join a fun-filled Easter egg hunt followed by a delicious meal featuring a special Easter brunch pizza. The brunch pizza includes white truffle cream, Italian prosciutto, wood fired egg, calabrian chile, pecorino and basil. The egg hunt will take place on our outdoor patio all-day, where kids can search for colorful eggs filled with sweet treats and prizes. While the kids hunt for eggs, parents can enjoy a refreshing frosé, beer or glass of wine.
Cost: Varies by menu item

Easter Special at Tyger Tyger, April 9
Easter is a time of renewal and celebration, and what better way to mark the occasion than with a mouthwatering pork belly dish? This succulent cut of meat is a perfect centerpiece for your Easter feast with its tender texture and rich, savory flavor. Join Tyger Tyger for an Easter ham and cabbage dish served with citrus, pickled red onion, micro mustard frill and a black vinegar glaze.
Cost: Varies by menu item

EASTER ACTIVITIES

Shop Easter Décor and Gifts at The Vintage Fox, Now through April 9 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Whether you’re hosting an Easter brunch, putting together kids’ Easter baskets or looking for some spring décor to freshen up your space, The Vintage Fox is ready to get you in the holiday spirit. Hop into its shop and browse the selection of unique treasures featuring all things spring. The main room displays an Easter set up with an array of Easter bunnies, vintage children’s books and rare floral-patterned china to brighten up your Easter tablescape.
Cost: Varies by item

A Picture-Perfect Easter at Montecito Country Mart, Now through April 9
Hop over to Montecito Country Mart to curate your perfect Easter experience. As always, everything you need—from the perfect photo backdrop to outfit fodder for every member of the family—is all in one place. Stop by its spring-inspired photo setup in the courtyard to DIY your Easter photos this year.

The Great Egg Hunt at Elings Park, April 8 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Elings Park offers an expansive view of Santa Barbara, and what better than to get the whole family out in the fresh spring air for an Easter egg hunt? Come out and enjoy the sunshine, music by Bonnie, Lily Sky and Santa Barbara Face Painters, Luna’s Jumps and two Easter bunnies! This year there will be 20,000 candy-filled eggs for kids ages zero to 10. The event starts at 9am and the first egg hunt will begin at 10 a.m.
Cost: Admission is free. Pre-paid VIP parking is $20 and general parking is $10.

Easter Egg Hunt at Santa Barbara Golf Club, April 8 from 2-4 p.m.
An action-packed afternoon of fun and games awaits at Santa Barbara Golf Club’s annual Easter egg hunt. Families can play and get in the spirit of the holiday with activities including a bounce house, face painting, cornhole, music, snag golf and more! And of course, the main attraction is an Easter egg hunt for kids 12 and under. Grouped separately, all kids ages zero to two, three to five and six to 12 will get the chance to collect eggs at their own speed.
Cost: Admission is free

The Great Easter Egg Hunt at Rosewood Miramar Beach, April 9 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
The Great Easter Egg Hunt is back at Rosewood Miramar Beach! This year, the resort will offer two Easter Egg Hunts hosted on its event lawn for ages six and under at 10 a.m. and ages seven and older at 11 a.m. Come celebrate Easter with the entire family along The American Riviera® and get a chance to meet the Easter Bunny himself.
Cost: Admission is free

Easter Tides at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, April 9 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Celebrate Easter by the sea with a vast array of traditional Easter brunch items, as well as famous Bacara brunch specials like Fisherman’s Wharf poached [prawns and a French toast bar. The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is the perfect place to celebrate your holiday with family-friendly activities for all ages: Enjoy an Easter egg hunt, face painting, balloon animals and a visit with the Easter Bunny himself!
Cost: $125/adult, $55/child ages 12 and under

An Easter Family Celebration at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, April 9 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Make this Easter a timeless celebration with family and friends. Bring your little ones to one of the most anticipated events this spring: the great Easter Egg Hunt at El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel. All around the gardens, little treasures and treats are waiting to be discovered. The coveted goodies may not last long, but your memories of happy smiles will endure. Enjoy Californian fare with live cooking stations featuring savory eggs dishes, mouthwatering seafood, hearty carving stations and dessert.
Cost: $165/adult, $55/child between six and 12 (children under six are free)

Easter Brunch Buffet at La Paloma Café, April 9
Celebrate Easter in style at La Paloma Café with a delicious buffet brunch! The brunch menu will feature four stations with an array of fresh salads, seafood options, a carving station and delectable desserts. Adults ages 21 and older can sip on bottomless mimosas while enjoying brunch at an added fee, adding an extra element of fun to the occasion.
Cost: $59/adult (brunch only), $77/adult (brunch + bottomless mimosas), $29/child ages 12 and under

SWEET TREATS

For chocolate lovers, local Santa Barbara chocolate shops and bakeries are here to supply your Easter candy to meet the demands of the Easter bunny (and your sweet tooth).

Jessica Foster Confections
Get hip-hoppity happy with Easter gift boxes, sea salt caramel-filled eggs and other spring treats from the beloved Jessica Foster Confections this Easter Sunday. 

Twenty-Four Blackbirds
A little bunny told us … Haley Corridor chocolatier Twenty-Four Blackbirds offers single-origin, handmade chocolates including decadent chocolate bars, colorful pastel truffles, bonbons and more.

Renaud’s Patisserie
Providing happiness in every bite, Renaud’s Patisserie is known for serving up goodies you can’t get enough of, and this Easter holiday is no different! Shop an assortment of sweets including golden eggs, hot cross buns and mini chocolate bunnies.

FLORAL DELIVERY SERVICES

Send a spring bouquet to show that special someone you care or treat yourself to fresh blooms for your own Easter tablescape.

Alpha Floral
From spring tulips to roses, ikebana creations and more, Alpha Floral will put together the perfect arrangement. Make sure to inquire about its specialty orchid selection, known to last long term, bringing continuous joy to the recipient. Select from pick-up or delivery services throughout the Santa Barbara South Coast.

Goodland Florist
Located in “The Goodland” of Goleta, Goodland Florist specializes in same-day delivery and stunning floral arrangements ranging from small to extravagant. While this florist is not open on Easter Sunday, any order placed before then can be placed for delivery right to your door. Choose from the variety of thoughtfully curated Easter-themed arrangements made to impress.

Kaleidoscope Flowers
Family-owned Kaleidoscope Flowers creates beautiful floral arrangements and offers blooming plants, garden baskets, fruit baskets and other gifts. Call the shop or place your orders online this Easter.  

Riley’s Flowers
Riley’s Flowers has one of the largest selections of cut roses in Santa Barbara along with a selection of fresh hand-picked, local flowers and offers same-day delivery when ordered by 1 p.m. Be sure to browse the website for specials including an Easter basket filled with an assortment of springtime treats. 

For the latest, up-to-date information about the current status of each event or offer, please refer to each company’s website.