Easter in the Palm Springs | Here’s what’s happening in the Coachella Valley

(Living Desert)

It’s time once again for Easter and there are plent of activities in the Greater Palm Springs Area this year including Easter egg hunts, brunch, sunrise service high in the mountain,  a sky diving bunny, and whatever Kanye West is doing at Coachella.

Easter Eggstravaganza at the Living Desert

(Living Desert)

The popular Palm Desert zoo and gardens will host an easter event from 9 am to noon on Saturday, April 20. This year the holiday-inspired event features a park-wide scavenger hunt with prizes, a maze, crafts, face painting, keeper chats, animal encounters, and the Wildlife Wonders Show. Children can also have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny or amongst 10,000 eggs.

There will also be a rematch of the Tortoise and Hare race when The Living Desert’s Easter bunny takes on the zoo’s tortoise mascot (hmmmm, who will win??? ????). The event is free for members and has no extra cost for those visiting the park other than a normal admission fee.

Get more info here.

Sky Diving Easter Bunny

Yeah, you read that right. The Easter Bunny will paraglide into the JW Marriott Desert Springs during their Easter event which will begin at 9 am and include an Easter Egg Hunt with 25,000 eggs

The resort will host a special brunch at the Rockwood Grill that will include rack of lamb, roasted pig, and classic brunch like Eggs Benedict, Pancakes, and a Raw Seafood Bar ($75 for adults; $28 for children).

Get more info here.

Sunrise Service at the Tram

(Palm Springs Aerial Tramway / Instagram)

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway will open early to taking visitors to the Mountain Station starting at 4:45 am. Service with Pastor Robert Sneed that will begin at 5:30 am. There will be songs by Abie Perkins and Natasha Carian and words of inspiration from Pastor Robert Seed.

Get more info here.

Kanye at Coachella

They built a “church” out of shipping containers for Kayne West to hold Sunday Service on Easter morning at Coachella.  No seriously.  Those with passes can check it out at 9 am on Easter morning.

Food Trucks

The Indio Grand Marketplace will host their first Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 20th starting at 11 am.  The event will include an egg hunt, sack race, bounce house, and more.  There will also be more than 20 food trucks.

Get more info here.

Breakfast and Bruch

Breakfast at Farm in Palm Springs

Of course, it’s going to be a huge day for brunch.  Plenty of restaurants will have specials – here’s our list of some of the best breakfast joints in the Coachella Valley to help you figure out where to go.

Easter Egg Hunts

Palm Desert: There’s an underwater egg hunt on Sunday from 1 to 4:

Make some "egg-cellent" plans on Easter Sunday! Join us at the Palm Desert Aquatic Center – YMCA for an UNDERWATER Egg Hunt! Visit pdpool.com for more info or call (760)565-7467

Posted by Family YMCA of the Desert on Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Cathedral City: Easter Kidapalooza will be held on Sunday, April 21 from noon to 3 in Town Square with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt and more.  Get more info here.

Indio, Coachlla, Mecca: The Desert Recreation District is hosting multiple egg hunts on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20.  Get the details here.

La Quinta: Holding their Easter Eegg-stravaganza from 9 – 11 am on April 20.  Get more info here.

More events will be added as they are announced.  Have something you think should be listed, let us know about it


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