In 2015, Easter Sunday falls on April 5. That means the weather should be a perfect 70-75 degrees in Atlanta and if there’s no rain, it should be a perfect weekend to take in any number of Easter events in the metro area. Easter is about spending time with your family, and even if you choose to attend religious events, there is still is plenty to do. From sunrise service to Easter brunch to an afternoon of outdoor activities, make Easter Sunday 2015 a day to remember.

Family Lenten Journey
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church
3180 Peachtree Road N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 266-2373
www.prumc.org

Date: April 1, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

Join all of your friends at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church on this Wednesday night for a “Seder” meal followed by a journey through the events of Holy Week. Witness a Last Supper and follow along as Jesus carries the cross on his back to Calvary. This is the perfect primer to experience before Easter Sunday. There is an admission cost for dinner, but it is very reasonable. Adults are $9, kids are $5 and the whole family is $25.


Stone Mountain Park Easter Sunrise Services

Stone Mountain Park – Top of Mountain and at Base
1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd.
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
(800) 401-2407
www.stonemountainpark.com

Date: April 5, 2015 at 7 a.m.

There is no more beautiful event in Atlanta than the sunrise Easter service at Stone Mountain. There are two services that begin at 7 a.m. One on top of the mountain and one at the base of the mountain on the Memorial Lawn. The service on the mountaintop as the sun rises is amazing and inspiring. The park opens for these non-denominational services at 4 a.m. and it is recommended you arrive early.

Natural Easter Egg Dyeing Classes
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
1345 Piedmont Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 876-5859
www.atlantabg.org

Dates: April 3 through 4, 2015 at 11 a.m.

There is almost nothing better than beautiful Easter eggs in a colorful basket, so once again, the Atlanta Botanical Gardens is offering natural dyeing classes to color your eggs in a eco-friendly manner. Certain plants have dyes that produce unique colors on your eggs and these “drop in” classes allow you to be creative. These classes are informal and great for kids of all ages. Cost is $6 per individual plus a Garden admission, Botanical Garden members cost is $5.

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Easter Brunch

The Capital Grille
94 Perimeter Center West
Dunwoody, GA 30346
(770) 730-8447
www.thecapitalgrille.com

Date: April 5, 2015 at 11 a.m.

Whether you are in the mood for breakfast or lunch, The Capital Grille in Dunwoody has you covered. The Capital Grille invites your family and friends to a feast that is regarded as one of the best in the metro area. They work long and hard on making this brunch perfect. See what the Executive Chef’s offers for this classic brunch with specialty dishes such as Lobster Frittata and a lot more.


Easter Brunch And Egg Hunt

Local Three
3290 Northside Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404) 968-2700
www.localthree.com

Date: April 5, 2015 at 11 a.m. with Egg Hunts at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Local Three not only has one of the best Easter Brunches in the city, but for the kids, they offer two Easter Egg Hunts on Easter Sunday. The brunch is all encompassing and delicious. Adults can get the buffet for $36.93, children 5-12 are half price and under 5 can eat for free.

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