Affordable Easter Activities in Salt Lake City

It’s common knowledge that for many years Salt Lake City has been one of the Easter Bunny’s favorite stops, and this year is no exception. “I enjoy the children in Salt Lake City the most,” said Peter Cottontail, recently. “The little ones here are really special.”

Mr. Cottontail will be making appearances from one end of the valley to the other, so we’ve put together a list of places you can bring your little bunnies to find him without breaking the bank. (The Easter Bunny is hugely popular, so naturally finding an affordable venue isn’t always easy.) We also included a stop for the big kids (grown-ups, that is) to enjoy a bit of culture.

Thanksgiving Point

A hot-spot for all things holiday, Thanksgiving Point means Easter business. Saturday, April 23, brings the Easter Bunny along with a host of fun activities, including Egg Hunts, Arts & Crafts, a Kiddie Train, Inflatable Bounce Houses, and more. Admission is $6.00 in advance/$8.00 the week of the event, and big kids (i.e. parents), are only $3.00. To find out more, visit their website.

Wheeler Farm

Located at 6351 South 900 East, Wheeler Farm provides a fun time for everyone, especially the kids. For only $5.00 per person, with limited entry (advance reservations are required on their website), your children can participate in one of two egg hunts offered Saturday, April 23, 2011. Space is limited, so reserve before April 15, 2011. There’s fun for Mom, too, with vendors set up for leisurely shopping between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Breakfast with the Bunny in West Valley City

This event is open to the public with a cost of $5.00 for adults (12 and up); $4.00 for children (4-11) and only $2.00 for toddlers (1-3). Breakfast starts at 9 a.m. and will be served for 30 minutes. Each child will receive a goodie bag and pictures with the Rabbit, himself.

Temple Square Chorale and Orchestra

Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. will find the Temple Square Chorale and Orchestra performing an Easter concert at the Tabernacle in downtown Salt Lake City. The concerts are free, but tickets are required.

Sources

Thanksgiving Point

Wheeler Farm

West Valley City

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

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