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Kansas City Easter Events 2012

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Kansas City Easter Events 2012
Photo Courtesy of Zona Rosa

Easter Kansas City Style:

Easter is one of Kansas City's favorite ways to ring in Spring with warm weather (most years) and blooms galore. From Easter Parades and breakfast with the Easter Bunny, to doggie Easter "Begg" Hunts and fabulous feasts, Kansas City has a great many things to do...so get hoppin' to one of these great Kansas City Easter events.

Easter Parade at the Zona Rosa:

Kansas City's longest standing tradition has moved from the Plaza to the Northland's Zona Rosa. Put on your best Easter duds and take part in their Annual Easter Parade, Saturday, April 7th from 11am. Be sure and stick around for fun family activities--with a petting zoo and giveaways on Town Square and in the Marshall's building after the parade.

Zona Rosa is awarding gift certificates and huge prizes, including a $1,000 gift certificate to Zona Rosa for the most outstanding parade going family.

Powell Gardens:

Hop over to Powell Gardens for Breakfast With the Easter Bunny. Call 816.697.2600 for reservations.

Their Easter Egg Hunt will also follow. The cost is $16/adults and $11 per child 12 and under and includes regular garden admission, brunch and Easter Egg hunt.

Also worth noting: Powell's Cafe Thyme also has lovely Easter Sunday Brunch. Call 816-697-2600 x225 for reservations.

Legends Outlets Easter Events:

On Saturday, April 7th from 12-3:00 p.m., the Legends Outlets Kansas City, along with Mix 93.3 DJ Steve Serrano, hosts a family-friendly Easter event with free fun including a petting zoo, bounce houses, games, Easter giveaways, and prizes. Free and open to the public, guests are encouraged to bring a camera to capture memories with the Easter Bunny. Kansas Children’s Service League is the charity partner for the event and will be on-site to promote Child Abuse Awareness Month.

Easter Sunday on the Plaza:

Spend Easter Sunday on the Plaza with live music from noon–3pm in Pomona Courtyard (Eddie Bauer) and Neptune Courtyard (The North Face). It's also your last change to enjoy the Plaza Easter bunnies.

Easter "Begg" Hunt with Three Dog Bakery:

The Three Dog Bakery hosts its 14th Annual Easter "Begg" Hunt and Bone-et Contest at Mill Creek Park on March 31st. The event starts at 10am with over 500 coupons stuffed in 1,200 treat filled eggs and prizes awarded for the top Easter bonnet wearing pups. The canine who finds the golden egg will be treated to a special prize (one year of dog food). Register at the bakery ($12 per dog) or the day of the event ($15 per dog).

Great Easter Eats:

While there are hundreds of great places to eat Easter Brunch around town, the Bristol, Grand Street Cafe, Hotel Phillips, Downtown Marriot, and Renee Kelly's Caenen Castle and many more offer amazing brunches and buffets at all price points. Read our Easter Brunch Go-To Guide and make your reservation today.

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