5 Ways to Celebrate Easter in Las Vegas
In Las Vegas, Easter typically means springlike temperatures, delicious brunches, and plenty of entertaining shows and activities. Want to plan your Easter celebration but aren’t sure where to start? We’re here to help. Here are five ways to celebrate Easter in Las Vegas this year.
Enjoy a Delicious Brunch
Brunch on Easter Sunday is a tradition for many families, and Las Vegas has no shortage of brunch options. Whether you prefer sweet or savory, you’re sure to find a restaurant to satisfy your cravings. Here are some of our top picks:
Hash House A Go Go
A brunch favorite in Las Vegas, Hash House A Go Go serves delectable brunch items as part of its twisted farm food menu. Choose from classic egg scrambles, specialty-made waffles, or farm favorites, such as the biscuits and sausage gravy. Give yourself an extra jolt of caffeine to start the Easter holiday with a signature coffee beverage, such as the banana latte or campfire s’mores mocha. You can make a reservation online.
Mon Ami Gabi
This classic French bistro, located at the Paris Hotel and Casino, offers a mouthwatering brunch menu. The restaurant’s brunch specialties range from blueberry French toast to eggs Benedict. You can also pair your Easter brunch with a sparkling breakfast cocktail or a classic Bloody Mary. Choose a spot on the outdoor patio for a spectacular view of the Bellagio fountains. You can book your table online.
Top of the World
For an upscale Easter brunch with stunning views, book a table at the iconic Top of the World restaurant. The dining room slowly revolves 360 degrees to offer breathtaking views of the Las Vegas valley. The restaurant’s menu features award-winning steak and seafood options with fresh ingredients. They typically serve an Easter brunch with a prix fixe menu. You can make reservations online.
Indulge in Sweet Treats
It’s not Easter without some candy, right? Even adults will enjoy indulging in some sweet treats on this special holiday. Fill up your Easter basket with a trip to the M&M’S Store on the Las Vegas Strip. You can even personalize your candy with a custom message or an iconic Las Vegas image, such as a deck of cards. For even more chocolatey goodness, head over to Hershey’s Chocolate World, where you can fill your Easter basket with chocolate cupcakes, oversized cookies, and other desserts.
Join an Easter Egg Hunt
Without a doubt, an Easter egg hunt is a quintessential Easter activity, and you can find many of these events throughout Las Vegas. This year, the Henderson Equality Center will hold its second annual Easter Egg Hunt on the weekend before Easter. There will be over 5,000 Easter eggs hidden for the hunt, along with some extra special eggs. Children ages 17 and under can participate. The event will also include a craft fair, and scooters will be given away. The free event begins at 11 a.m. on April 9 at the Henderson Equality Center.
Visit a Park
This year, Easter falls on April 17, which happens to be peak spring weather in Las Vegas. Celebrate the holiday by visiting one of the city’s incredible parks. Take a walk, bring a picnic, or let the kids play in the sunshine and fresh air. Here are three parks you may want to visit for Easter:
The largest park in Clark County, Sunset Park features many amenities for your Easter holiday, including playgrounds, walking trails, open turf areas, and a splash pad. Bring a picnic to eat at one of the shaded picnic areas, or get a group together to play volleyball, basketball, softball, or disc golf. You can fish for free at the park with a fishing license. Sunset Park is located at 2601 E. Sunset Road, Las Vegas.
Lorenzi Park, listed on the city’s Historic Property Register, offers picturesque views surrounding its centerpiece, the twin lakes. You’re welcome to fish at the lakes if you have a license. Other park amenities include children’s play areas with a water feature, tennis courts, basketball courts, and baseball fields. There are even shaded picnic areas if you want to bring your Easter lunch. It’s located at 3333 W. Washington Avenue, Las Vegas.
Trigono Hills Park
The 7.3-acre Trigono Hills Park, named after the Greek word for “triangle,” offers various amenities, including an interpretive garden where you can enjoy the beauty of nature on your Easter holiday. There’s a shaded playground for younger kids and a shaded kinetic play zone, recommended for children between the ages of 5 and 12. The park also has a picnic area and walking paths. It’s located at 3805 Cliff Shadows Parkway, Las Vegas.
See a Show
When in doubt, a show in Las Vegas is an excellent way to spend any holiday, including Easter. This year, there are various options, whether you’re looking for music, comedy, or acrobatics. Here are some choices for the Easter weekend:
KÀ by Cirque du Soleil
KÀ by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand features a 360-degree shifting stage, martial arts, and pyrotechnics. You’ll be amazed by the incredible acrobatics as the troupe tells the story of life on the battlefields, both on land and in the sky. The show also features an aerial duet, vertical choreography, and swordplay. The performance has four show times over the Easter weekend. You can book tickets online.
Experience an electrifying tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John at the Piano Man. This show, running at the Mosaic on the Strip, features 17 of the artists’ top hits and a crew of dancers. It’s produced by Kyle Martin, who earned critical acclaim for his performance in the Broadway musical “Movin’ Out,” featuring Joel’s songs. There are three performances over the Easter weekend. You can purchase tickets online.
L.A. Comedy Club
If you want to spend your Easter laughing, book tickets for the L.A. Comedy Club, playing at The STRAT Hotel, Casino, and SkyPod. The award-winning show features a rotating lineup of undiscovered talent and national headlining comedians, including stars from HBO, Comedy Central, and Showtime. There will be nine performances held over the Easter weekend. You can reserve tickets online.
Now you know more about five ways to celebrate Easter in Las Vegas this year. What do you think of these ideas? Did we miss one of your favorite Easter activities or brunch places? Contact us at Las Vegas Jewelry and Coin Buyers and let us know. We love helping people find new ways to celebrate special holidays in Las Vegas. Looking for something else to do in Las Vegas? Visit our blog to learn more about other fun things to do in the area.
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