Making a Magical Easter Vacation in Asheville

Making a Magical Easter Vacation in Asheville | Asheville Connections

Easter is right around the corner and if you are looking for the perfect Easter weekend, you've come to the right place. Asheville is a wonderful place to bring family and friends together for an Easter celebration. You won't want to miss the special events, services, and family-friendly activities. Here is your quick look at all the events taking place this Easter weekend in and around Asheville, NC.  

Easter Egg Hunts

Few things are as fun for parents and kids alike as an Easter Egg Hunt. This time-honored tradition has been making kids smile and photo albums burst with adorable pictures for years. There are several places to take the kids in the Asheville area. Here are just a few of those you might like to take the kids to.  

Biltmore Easter Egg Hunt

April 21, 2019The Easter Rabbit makes his annual appearance on Biltmore's Front Lawn on Easter Sunday. Highlighting the day are the grand Easter Egg Hunts.  Children 9 and younger may attend the hunt for free when accompanied by an estate pass holder or a ticketed adult. Click here for the details. 

Easter on the Green- Pack Square Asheville

Each spring, the Asheville Downtown Association hosts Easter on the Green, presented by Ingles, the Saturday before Easter Sunday. This year's event is Saturday, April 20 from 2 - 5 p.m. at Pack Square Park. Easter on the Green is a free event.The event features age-specific Easter egg hunts, bouncy houses and free photos with the Easter Bunny. Children will also get to meet the Easter Bunny.  Find out more.

Easter Egg Hunt Asheville Adventure Park 

What could be more fun than having an Easter egg hunt inside an adventure park? If you are looking for something a little more adventurous than your typical Easter egg hunt then this is the place for your family. The event takes place on April 21st. For more details and information Click here. 

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Easter Services

Easter in Asheville is a special time of year. It's a unique time when you can combine your faith with your love of the outdoors.  If you are looking for a beautiful service at an equally beautiful location, we have a couple of great suggestions for you. Here are two of our favorite outside sunrise services. 

64th Annual Sunrise Service at Chimney Rock 

Celebrate Easter with song, scripture, and spiritual music at beautiful Chimney Rock. Lake Lure provides a spectacular backdrop for this sunrise service.  Chimney Rock’s non-denominational Annual Easter Sunrise Service has become a legendary event in western North Carolina. Each year is attracts more than a thousand attendees. Time: Gate opens 5 a.m.-6 a.m. for 6:30 a.m. serviceCost: Admission to the Sunrise Service is free. Guests are invited to stay and enjoy the Park all day.

Lake Junaluska Sunrise Service

If you are looking for a breathtaking place to celebrate Easter, look no further than Lake Junaluska.  The lake is located a short thirty-minute drive from downtown Asheville. The sunrise service takes place at the amphitheater near the Lake Junaluska Cross. In the event of rain the service will take place at the Memorial Chapel.  The event takes place on April 21, 2019 at 7 a.m.

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Reconnect with family and friends

Easter is a great time to step back from the hustle and bustle of daily life. A time to take a moment and reconnect with family and friends. During Easter in Asheville, there are several ways to do this. Here are five easy ways to reconnect with everyone while enjoying Easter in Asheville. 

1. Perhaps one of the best ways to enjoy the weekend is to (weather permitting) gather the family for a leisurely hike on one of the many trails in the mountains around Asheville. 

2. Play a round of golf together. Asheville has several area golf courses. From taking beginner lessons together to a heated challenge match between friends, the links around Asheville are as breathtaking as the views. 

3. Explore downtown Asheville. Downtown Asheville is loaded with places to eat, shop and explore.

 4. Have a great meal. Whether you want to take advantage of one of our many great restaurants or cook at home, nothing brings friends and family together like food.

5. Discover the French Broad River. In the heart of Asheville you'll find the French Broad River. The river offers all sorts of ways to bond with friends and family. From fishing to kayaking there are more ways than you can think of to enjoy this natural treasure. 

Have you booked your Asheville Easter weekend yet? If not there is still plenty of time? Give us a call today at 828-274-6978 or click the button below to begin planning your Easter vacation today. Of course, summer is just around the corner and we have loads of great mountain cabins available to meet your mountain summer vacation needs. Let us help you discover the wonders of Asheville. 

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