An Egg-Cellent Easter in Lake County 2021

Who else is egg-cited for Easter in Lake County? With the warm weather, time with family, delicious food and the second-best candy holiday, Lake County is hopping for joy for this springtime holiday.

Gather with your family and head to a community in Lake County to collect candy-filled eggs. After hunting for eggs, make sure you get your Easter photo opportunity dressed in your finest apparel. On Sunday, spend the day with your family filling your bellies with delicious eats from local restaurants. Experience an egg-cellent Easter in Lake County.

Egg-cellent Egg Hunts in Lake County

  • Visit Antioch for their two-part egg-stravagant event. Say hello to your favorite bunny during Antioch’s parade, and then head to the Antioch Bandshell on Skidmore at 10:30 a.m. for the big hunt! (4/3). INFO»
  • Break your flashlights out for this Buffalo Grove evening egg hunt. As the sun sets, children will search for eggs hidden in the Alcott Center. This dark twist on the egg hunt will excite the whole family. (3/31 – 4/1). INFO»
  • Youngsters ages two through nine years old can search for easter eggs filled with sweets. Find that special egg and your kiddie can take home a prize. (4/3) INFO» 


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  • Get ready for springtime excitement at Lake Forest’s Easter Eggstravaganza. Children ages three-10 are invited to search for eggs at Deerpath Middle School. The hunt is complemented by Lake Forest entertainment at this family fun-filled event. (4/3) INFO» 
  • The Bunny is in Mundelein and Round Lake and is ready to hop on over to community homes. In Mundelein, the holiday rabbit will be leaving a trail of candy eggs, cocoa bombs and spring balloon bouquets. INFO» In Round Lake, the bunny will hop on over to deliver two dozen eggs and take photos. (3/30 – 4/1) INFO» 
  • Zion has reimagined their yearly egg hunt and is hosting their 66th annual Easter Egg Hunt as a drive-thru event. Each family will collect goodies along the way and wave “Hoppy Easter” to the bunny at the end of the trail. (4/3)  INFO» 
  • Get ready for a game of Hide-n-Glow seek, Easter edition! Head to Paulus Park in Lake Zurich for their NiteLite Easter Egg Hunt. Party all night long with a DJ, pizza and various beverages! (4/2) INFO» 


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Delicious Easter Dining in Lake County

  • Hop on over to the Bunny Brunch at Lamb’s Farm in Libertyville. For the first two days of Easter weekend, enjoy a plated meal at Magnolia Café & Bakery and get photo ready for a picture with the bunny. (4/2 – 4/3) INFO» 
  • If you miss the Bunny Brunch at Lamb’s Farm earlier this weekend, head over on Sunday for the Lamb’s Farm Easter Brunch tradition and choose from three entrées and a dessert plate with treats made fresh from the bakery. (4/4) INFO»
  • The Holiday Inn & Conference Center is stacked with kid-tivities, cookie decorating and unlimited Mimosas and Bloody Mary are paired with their chef’s finest meals. This traditional Easter Brunch in their ballroom will have you hopping for joy! (4/4) INFO» 

  • The charming Main Street Social in Libertyville will be serving all of their regular delectable Sunday brunch options this holiday weekend. From Steak and Eggs to Chicken and Waffles, you can’t go wrong at Main Street. (4/4) INFO» 
  • You can always count on Gianni’s Cafe in Kildeer to have exquisite eats, and their hoppy holiday does not disappoint. The menu features Lamb Chops, Vegetable Skewers, Grilled Halibut, Breakfast Risotto and more. (4/4) INFO» 
  • Primo Italian American Cuisine in Gurnee has put a twist on their famous Easter Buffet. Primo will be serving fan-favorite brunch items, including Shrimp Cocktail, Snow Crab, Egg Frittata, Banana Nutella Tiramisu and more. This Easter brunch will be served family-style and will leave you satisfied. (4/4) INFO» 


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  • Dine at the LakeHouse Restaurant in Lake Villa for breakfast, lunch or dinner this Easter! With Eggs Benedict, an eight-ounce Filet or their LakeHouse burger, this Lake Villa restaurant is prepared for every meal this holiday weekend! (4/4) INFO» 
  • Enjoy your Easter Brunch lakeside this weekend at Fox Lake’s Maravela’s. Their Deluxe Brunch Buffet with baked ham, top sirloin of beef and leg of lamb will satisfy every craving. Pair these delectable items with biscuits, fresh fruits, pastries, coffee and more. (4/4) INFO»
  • Head to White Deer Run located in Greggs Landing in Vernon Hills for a delicious Easter breakfast and lunch. Breakfast includes Eggs Benedict, Omelettes cooked to order, Belgian Waffles and lunch includes Honey Baked Ham, Pan Seared Salmon and Boneless Leg of Lamb. (4/4) INFO»


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  • Head to The Chocolate Sanctuary in Gurnee for their cocoa-inspired Easter brunch. The Chocolate Sanctuary pairs brunch classics like a Denver Omelette, Eggs Benedict and Steak and Eggs with chocolatey influenced sides. (4/4) INFO»
  • Enjoy Wildfire Lincolnshire’s Easter special this Sunday evening: Spit Roasted Leg of Lamb served with fresh spinach, classic Diane sauce and white cheddar au-gratin potatoes. This delicious Easter meal is available for dine-in and carry-out. (4/4) INFO»

Meet The Bunny and Other Springtime Activities

  • Say cheese and get ready for a springtime selfie! Head to Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills for a selfie in the Easter Bunny garden set! Surrounded by flowers and greens, put on your favorite Easter apparel and your best smile. (3/30 – 4/4) INFO»
  • Break out the crayons and get your art on. Download the free coloring and activity sheet from the Hawthorn Mall, submit your drawing and enter to win an Easter basket and $50 gift card to the Hawthorn Mall retailer of your choice. Get coloring so you can shop until you drop! (3/30 – 4/4) INFO»


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  • Smile with the bunny at Bass Pro Shop in Gurnee. Take your annual family Easter studio-quality photo in a safe environment. This contactless experience will allow you to get that coveted bunny picture while adhering to social distancing guidelines. (4/2 – 4/4) INFO»
  • There’s nothing better than the most entertaining animal show on the north shore paired with an Easter Bunny meet and greet! Enjoy the Wild Animal Easter Party at Madame ZuZu’s Teahouse for a spring show like no other! (4/3) INFO»

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