Easter and spring is a fantastic time to experience Disney in a whole new way. Gave up alcohol for Lent? Now it’s time to drink around the World at Epcot! Or did you decide to forego desserts altogether for 40 days? If you were able to survive that, my friend, then you can certainly have your share of Dole Whips, Mickey ice cream bars, and cupcakes from Starring Rolls. But even beyond that, Disney has some amazing activities in store for visitors during this time of year. Here are some you can look forward to:
Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza. From March 2nd through the 27th, Epcot plays host to this amazing event for kids and adults alike! Guests can hunt for special hidden Disney character eggs throughout the park and win a prize. To start, guests have to buy a map for $5.95 (located at the Heritage Manor in the American Adventure Pavilion, Pin Central, International Gateway, and Port of Entry). Once they have the map, they go around the World to locate the eggs and mark the spot with a sticker on the map. Once all the eggs have been found, guests can go back to the Port of Entry in Epcot to claim their prize!
Visits with the Easter Bunny and Mrs. Bunny. Even though formal dates have not yet been announced for 2016, Disney in the past has invited the Easter Bunny and Mrs. Bunny to the parks for a meet-and-greet. In 2015, the meet-and-greet was off of Main Street in Magic Kingdom and PhotoPass photographers were at hand to capture every silly and fun moment.
Easter Mass. There is also opportunity for guests to attend mass on Sunday, March 27. The mass will be held at the Contemporary Resort in the Fantasia Ballroom. There is a Catholic Mass scheduled at 8:00 am and 10:15 am, and a Protestant service at 9:00 am. No reservations are necessary and seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are using Disney transportation, it is always a good idea to build extra time as there should be higher than normal crowd levels.
Special Decorations and Events at Disney Resorts. Although we do not have specific details yet for 2016, the resorts have always done something special for guests to celebrate Easter. Whether it’s through simple activities like egg decorating, relay races or scavenger hunts, there is sure to be something your entire family can enjoy. There are some resorts who have also done onsite meet-and-greets with Disney characters on Easter morning, so be sure to reference your resort guide once you check in! Similar to its gingerbread house creations, the Grand Floridian and Contemporary have also displayed fantastic chocolate egg creations in past years. It’s something you won’t want to miss!
Special Dining Events. Disney restaurants also go all out for Easter, and many serve special Easter menus. In the past, beloved restaurants like Chef Mickey’s and Cape May Cafe have offered Easter brunch and/or dinner. Details are usually announced closer to the holiday, so be on the lookout for Chip and Co updates!
With that, I will turn it over to you. Have you ever visited Disney during Easter? What have you seen and enjoyed? What are you looking forward to the most for Easter 2016?
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