With Easter coming up on Sunday, April 5, here are some ways to celebrate the holiday here in San Diego County!
Santee Lakes presents our annual Eggstravaganza! In partnership with the City of Santee, this event boasts of continuous egg hunts for ages 3 to 8 years old, carnival rides for all ages, petting zoo, craft booths, face painting and much more.
When: April 4, 2015 | 9am – 3pm
Where: Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve | 9310 Fanita Pkwy, Santee, CA 92071
Cost: Parking – $5 Tickets – $.50
More information: www.santeelakes.com
Easter Sunrise Service
This Easter, Sunday April 5 at 6:30 a.m., the Mt. Helix Park amphitheater will be home to its 90th sunrise service. Dedicated in 1925, this historic venue averages 1,000 participants who come from throughout the county, and beyond to celebrate against the backdrop of the Park’s spectacular 360 degree views.
Touted as being the second oldest continuous Easter sunrise service celebration in the United States and the oldest in San Diego, services began in the Park in 1917.
Each year a different religious organization hosts the event which is free and open to the public, and this year it is the Foothills United Methodist Church.
When: April 5, 2015 | 6:30am
Where: Mt. Helix Park amphitheater | 4905 Mt. Helix Dr, La Mesa, CA 91941
Easter Celebration at the Westgate
An Easter Celebration, Westgate style. Enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny and a magician, as well as an Easter egg hunt and other great activities for children.
When: April 3 – 5, 2015
Where: The Westgate Hotel | 1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Zydeco Day at The Flower Fields
The Bayou Brothers will make sure your Easter is memorable with their popular accordion based musical genre hailing from Louisiana!
When: April 5, 2015 | 9am – 6pm
The Bayou Brothers Performance: 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
Where: The Flower Fields of Carlsbad California | 5704 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Cost: Included with admission
The Bunny Train
Complete with a train ride, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and an Easter egg hunt, the Bunny Train event at the Museum is perfect for the whole family.
When: Now through April 4, 2015 | 11am – 2:30pm
Where: Pacific Southwest Railway Museum | 750 Depot Street, Campo, CA 91906
Cost: Adults (ages 13-64) – $15 Seniors (ages 65 and older) – $12 Children (ages 3-12) – $10 Infants and Toddlers (under age 3) – $5 Cab Rides – $35
More information: www.psrm.org/bunny-train/
Belmont Park’s Easter Eggstravaganza
Belmont Park’s Easter Eggstravaganza will have 10,000 fun-filled eggs on the beach and throughout the park! Plus 25 special Golden Eggs will be among them!
When: April 5, 2015 | 9am – 4pm
Where: Belmont Park | 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109
Cost: Varies by event
More information: www.belmontpark.com/easter