Hop up to these egg hunts and brunches to celebrate Easter around Lexington

Pull out those planners for some egg-citing events around town.

Little girls look at easter eggs

There’s so much egg-citement at Eckert’s Orchard. | Photo by Raven Vasquez

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Peeps are on the shelves, pastel is everywhere, so you know what that means — it’s the season of bunny photos and egg hunts. To soak up the sweetness of springtime, we’re rounding up Easter-themed events for every-bunny in the family.

🐣 Saturday, March 30

Easter Egg-citement, Eckert’s Orchard, Versailles
Eckert’s Orchard invites families to frolic down the bunny trail at its annual egg hunt. Here, kids can get their faces painted, meet some furry friends, and of course, get a picture with the Easter Bunny himself.

Easter Event, VA Medical Center, 2250 Leestown Rd.
VA staff, veterans + their families are invited for a fun-filled day of music, food from Critchfield Food truck, a chance to meet the Easter Bunny, and hunt for eggs.

Children holding baskets surrounded by plastic Easter eggs.

Shaker Village’s egg-cellent hunt will be divided by age group. | Photo courtesy of Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Easter Egg Hunts, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, 3501 Lexington Rd., Harrodsburg
Bring your own basket to Shaker Village for an egg-travaganza, including a hidden golden egg for a grand prize. After hunting, roam the grounds to meet new farm friends, take a pony ride, and enjoy eats from food trucks.

Easter Train Rides, Bluegrass Scenic Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd., Versailles
Hop aboard this trek through scenic Central Kentucky to kick off the spring season, and you may just run into a little some-bunny.

Dunbar Eggstravaganza, Dunbar Community Center, 545 N. Upper St.
Enjoy this free community event for the whole family complete with an egg hunt, egg dying, a bounce house, as well as snacks + refreshments.

🐰 Sunday, March 31

Easter Sunday Supper & Egg Hunt, Jean Farris Winery, 6825 Old Richmond Rd.
Let the kids go hunting for eggs on the vineyard and enjoy a prix-fixe menu featuring eats like carrot + ginger soup, country fried duck-cornbread stuffing, and lavender creme brulee.

Easter Sunday Buffet Brunch, Lyndon House Bed & Breakfast, 507 N. Broadway
Let the brunch come to you with a full spring menu including an egg in a basket biscuit topped with hollandaise and crab, a braised leg of lamb with mint + pistachio, and petite sweets like tiramisu and chocolate eclairs. Cocktails will also be available for purchase.