Easter Celebrations Here In Phoenix…

by Shea Homes Arizona on March 29, 2013

colored-eggs-in-easter-basketUnsure of how you want to celebrate the Easter holiday in the Valley this year? We have a few family-friendly options as well as pet-friendly options to choose from! Enjoy!

3/30 Governor’s Egg Roll and Easter Festival

Join Governor Jan Brewer as she kicks off the “egg roll” featuring on-stage entertainment, face painting, an Easter-outfit competition and zoo animals! The Easter Bunny will even arrive in a helicopter! Head over to the Wigwam at Litchfield Park this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.  It’s $15 for general admission and $7 for ages 3 to 12.

3/30 Villa La Paws Easter Eggstravaganza

No kids? Here is something for you and your four-legged family to enjoy! This Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., head over to the Villa La Paws Resort and Spa to see your dog compete and test its nose skills in the hot dog hunt! The dog that collects the most hot dogs will be rewarded with a prize.  There will be various pet vendors and animals available for adoption.  The resort and spa is located at 3618 W. Bell Road in Glendale.

3/30 KidsPark Easter Celebration

All day and all night on Saturday, KidsPark at 4848 E. Cactus Road in Scottsdale, is open for you to drop your child off for fun arts and crafts, Easter eggs hunts, games and the Bunny Hop! The cost is $8/hour, $12/hour for two children and $3 extra for each additional child.

3/30-3/31 Easter Egg Hunt at Wildlife World Zoo

This annual egg hunt returns at the Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium with thousands of eggs for your children to grab!  Ages 7 and younger will begin the hunt at 1:30 p.m. and ages 8 and older will begin at 3:30 p.m. The Easter egg hunt is free with paid admission to the zoo. Exhibits are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. The zoo is located at 16501 W. Northern Avenue near Litchfield Park. The cost is $31, $15 for ages 3-12 or for the aquarium only, $18, $9.50 for ages 3-12.

Interested in Easter brunch? Check out these Phoenix restaurants for a delicious family meal!


  • 5532 N. Palo Cristi Road, Paradise Valley
  • (602) 955-7878, www.hermosainn.com
  • From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Includes a $75 four-course meal

Beckett’s Table

  • 3717 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
  • (602) 954-1700, www.beckettstable.com
  • From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Includes dishes ranging from $5-$15 and drinks from $4-$7

Wrigley Mansion

  • 2501 E. Telawa Trail, Phoenix
  • (602) 955-4079, www.wrigleymansionclub.com
  • Three seatings (10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m.)
  • Includes champagne, roast lamb, carved ham and prime rib, salad and dessert
  • $75; $37.50 ages 6-12; 5 or younger eat free

Here at Shea Homes Arizona, we wish you a happy and healthy Easter holiday!

Reference: www.azcentral.com

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