There are no shortage of Easter weekend events in Atlanta, but here are four special ones that could work for families of all sizes, ages, and abilities to sit still. As a bonus, there's something for Mom and Dad too! So for those who want to get out of the kitchen and just make some memories with their family, check out four great possibilities!
Southern Art: Want to skip spending hours in the kitchen? Head to the deliciously fabulous restaurant owned by famed chef Art Smith (chef to Oprah Winfrey). On Easter Sunday, March 31, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m , Southern Art is having a fantastic brunch complete with an Easter egg hunt (at 1 p.m.) and even a petting zoo! Let the kids enjoy the hanging out with the bunnies while Mom and Dad get to enjoy a delectable brunch buffet including charcuterie and local cheeses, chilled seafood and carved meat stations and lots of their famous buttermilk biscuits. Be sure to save room for dessert! The 12 layer red velvet cake is to die for! They will also have a kids corner with grilled cheese and chicken fingers to make any kid happy! Cost: $55 adults, $28 children 7-12, children 6 and under are complimentary.
Legoland Discovery Center: If spending hours lingering over brunch is not going to happen for your family, perhaps a day at Legoland Discovery Center is just the thing. On Saturday March 30, head to Legoland Discovery Center at Phipps Plaza to join in the Easter egg hunt to find the eggs hidden around the attractions. Get there early and enjoy a "bunny brunch" from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The Easter Bunny himself will be there (and available for photos)! Tickets must be bought online and are limited. Cost: $25 adults and children 4 and over, children 3 and under are complimentary.
103 West: For families looking to splurge on an over the top display of food, hop over to 103 West in Buckhead for their family friendly brunch. In addition to the salads, carving stations, lunch and breakfast selections and a "Grande Dessert Display" there will be a special children's buffet with selections just for them. There will also be live piano entertainment, face painting, and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Call (404) 233 5993 for reservation. Cost: $62 adults; $24.50 children 7-12; children 6 and under are complimentary.
Ritz Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation: Get out of the city for a bit and drive down to Lake Oconee for the Ritz Carlton, Reynolds Plantation "Easter Egg-stravaganza". On Saturday March 30 there will be a field day full of games, relays and races themed around Easter, including the Bunny Hop Sack Race and even a Bubble Station. The resort will host their 11th annual Easter Egg hunt at 10 a.m. (what an amazing backdrop!). Then cap off an amazing weekend with their "Spectacular Easter Brunch" on Sunday, March 31, at Linger Longer Steakhouse. This extravagant buffet will include hardwood-grilled steaks, seafood selections and their famous Chocolate Soufflé! Spend some time walking off the delicious food around the grounds of the beautiful resort. Reservations required at 706-467-7059. Cost: $70 per adult; $35 for children under 12; children under four eat free from the Children’s Buffet.