In addition to gorgeous blooms and longer days, the arrival of spring is the harbinger of Easter festivities in Portland. Here are some of kid-friendly egg hunts, festivals and candy-centric events.
Annual Easter Events in Portland
Easter Sunday at The Grotto
With over 62 acres (25 hectares) of lush, treed gardens, The Grotto is a serene woodland sanctuary dedicated to Mary, Our Sorrowful Mother. The tranquil paths dotted with intricately carved Catholic shrines combine a traditional forested park with profound meditative bliss. Celebrate Easter Sunday at The Grotto during mass or the traditional Easter Procession.
Easter Brunch Cruise on the Portland Spirit
Hop aboard the Portland Spirit for a relaxing two-hour Easter Brunch Cruise along the Willamette River. Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet of Northwest cuisine, along with champagne, sparkling cider and Easter-themed entertainment.
Tickets are $80 for adults, and $40 for children.
Hop Into Spring at the Oregon Zoo
Celebrate the season and Hop Into Spring at the Oregon Zoo. A spring-themed seek-and-find game leads kids through the zoo to explore all the new life and activity. There are treat bags and an egg-themed quiz with a chance to win free zoo tickets.
Admission $19 child, $24 adults 12 and up, and infants are free
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