As Easter Sunday (April 17th) is approaching, between now and then, there are plenty of festivities in and around Cheyenne to celebrate the holiday. Just about all of those celebrations consist of activities that the whole family can partake in.

  • Annual Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 16th, the Annual Egg Hunt will be happening on the front lawns of the Historic Governors' Mansion. The event is an Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 2 to 4 as parents are encouraged to bring their kids out for the free event. The 'hunt' will start at 9 a.m. that morning and the eggs will be filled with candy and other surprises for the kids. Participants are also encouraged to dress for the weather and bring their own Easter baskets to collect the eggs in. For more info, please contact Alexis Pratt at 307-777-7878.

  • Eggstravaganza

The Laramie County Library will host some 'egg-citing' workshops for all ages on April 16th. Some of the events taking place will be the K-2 Edible Egg Dyeing, Grades 3-6 Natural Dyes, and the Egg Drop (for all ages). The events kick off at 10 a.m. and go until 2 p.m. Some of the attendance is limited for the events and you can sign up today.

  • Easter Brunch at the Cheyenne Shrine Club

On Easter Sunday morning, the Cheyenne Shriners and Simplicity 307 Vendor & Event Planning are throwing a brunch from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The brunch will consist of made-to-order omelets, pancakes, fruit salad, and more! The brunch will be $18 for adults, just $10 for kids between 5 and 12, and free for kids under 5. The proceeds will go to the Shriners helping kids. The event will take place at the Cheyenne Shrine Club at 224 E. Iowa St. in Cheyenne. You can purchase tickets here!

  • Easter Extravaganza Skating Party

Roller City Cheyenne will be hosting this event on Saturday, April 9th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. It's just $8 to attend the party, which includes a skate rental.

  • Easter Buffet at the Metropolitan Downtown

Another option for brunch on Easter Sunday is this one in downtown Cheyenne at the Metropolitan. Schedule your reservation now as the brunch buffet goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day. The buffet menu will include scrambled eggs, bacon, breakfast potatoes, Eggs Benedict, ham and turkey, baked salmon, and much more! The cost is $40 for adults and $15 for kids under 12. Private dining rooms are also available for groups of 4 to 24, for $75.

  • Easter Egg Hunt With the Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus are hosting a FREE Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 16th at Jaycee Park. The event starts at 10:00 a.m. sharp. All ages of Easter-egg hunters are welcome to join in on the fun. Note, in the case of bad weather (we know how that Wyoming Spring is!) the Knights of Columbus will hand out Easter candy at the Knights of Columbus hall in Cheyenne.

  • Blue Credit Union Easter Egg Hunt

At 9:30 a.m., the new Blue Credit Union HQ becomes an Easter-egg hunting extravaganza! The hunt is broken up by age groups, so register your kids early. Participants also get a chance to win a Youth bike. Find out more information here.

Those are just some of the options available in and around Cheyenne that you can take the family to for your upcoming Easter festivities. Make the most of it!

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