EASTER ACTIVITIES AT GARDNER VILLAGE
A tisket a tasket. Visit Gardner Village to fill your Easter basket and have some fun. Easter’s a hoppenin' thing here. Find everything from fancy children’s frocks, darling spring décor, fresh blooms and tasty treats to photo ops, baby farm animals and more. Your hunt for a one-stop Easter spot is over when you visit our locally-owned shops and restaurants. It's eggs-actly what the bunny ordered to make your Easter celebrating all that much sweeter. Whether you're preparing for Easter or simply want a fun outing after a long winter indoors, Gardner Village is a happy way to welcome the warmer season and celebrate spring!
EASTER TREE...IT'S RAINING EGGS
Not all eggs belong in a basket. Visit Gardner Village, and snap a selfie or family photos at a festive tree bursting with colorful eggs dangling from its branches March 20-April 8, 2023. No yolk we think you'll love this tree located adjacent to The Cottage. Share on social media. #gardnervillage and #itsrainingeggs
PHOTOS WITH BABY LAMBS
Spring photos are a wonderful tradition that you'll love looking back on years from now. Book your Easter photos with loveable baby lambs at Camera Shy. Baby lamb outdoor photo sessions include 15-20 edited images with up to 5 people in an adorable spring set up March 26-April 1, 2023. Enjoy some of the sweetest pics you've ever seen.
COTTONTAIL EXPRESS TRAIN RIDE
THE TRAIN SHOPPE
Choo! Choo! Spring fun is here, and The Train Shoppe at Gardner Village has your ticket. All aboard the Cottontail Express. Enjoy a meandering tour of Gardner Village on this trackless train on Saturdays, 11am to 6pm during March and April. Hippity hop your caboose to the train stop by The Train Shoppe. Cost is $4 per person. Rides will be held weather permitting.
PERSONALIZED EASTER EGGS
CHOCOLATE COVERED WAGON
Fill your Easter baskets with scrumptious treats from Chocolate Covered Wagon. Find an assortment of chocolate concoctions from bunnies, lambs, duckies and the classic chocolate-covered Easter eggs. Personalize your chocolate Easter egg with no additional charge. Hop on over to treat your taste buds today!
It's a guest favorite and recommended by every bunny for Easter dinner....Archibald’s Restaurant's famous Carrot Cake. Exclusive for Easter! Pre-order a half sheet of Carrot Cake to serve at your Easter meal now by calling 801.566.6940. Half sheet cakes feed up to 18 people for $36. Orders must be received by April 6, 2023 with pick up Saturday, April 8, 2023.
Enjoy a trip to The Farm to see the adorable baby animals. It's something special! There are baby bunnies, chicks, lamb, goats...and even calves! Start your celebrating now at this nonprofit rescue farm, or enjoy a visit anytime this spring to welcome these new baby animals to the world.
UNLOCK SPRING FUN
A GREAT ESCAPE
Put a little spring in your step this season with an escape room adventure. With four unique escape rooms to choose from, children, teens and adults alike will have a ball working together to solve puzzles and beat the clock. Find the perfect experience for you and your group this spring at A Great Escape. Open year round at Gardner Village.
GREAT EASTER SCAVENGER HUNT
A GREAT ESCAPE
Join the Great Easter Scavenger Hunt with A Great Escape. Each day an egg will be hid somewhere in Gardner Village. Find clues each morning on A Great Escape's social media accounts. Eggs will contain discounts for the escape room, a free pass and/or cash prizes. Hunt will be held March 20-April 7, 2023.
HAPPY CAMPER DELI AND BAKERY
If you’re hosting a spring or Easter gathering, Happy Camper Deli and Bakery is the headquarters for your Easter table needs. Pre-order or stop by for house-made hot cross buns, Mazurek tarts, mini babkas, hummingbird cakes, chocolate nests, carrot cake cookies and even egg salad sandwiches. Their assortment of desserts and treats are sure to dazzle your family and friends.
KIDS EASTER OUTFITS
Time to hop to it and start planning that Easter attire. Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique has cracked the code on the cutest fashion finds for your sweet peeps. Their assortment of beautiful dresses and dapper designs are like a garden of gorgeous in full bloom. These chic looks are made complete with a few finishing touches. From charming bow ties for the guys to hair bows, sashes, and jewelry for the gals, your children are sure to sparkle. You'll find all the latest in spring styles at this Gardner Village children's clothing store.
Give your Easter table setting a fresh touch with a vibrant splash of color. Fresh flower arrangements at Simply Flowers are unique, gorgeous and full of flowers, not fillers. Ordering online at Simply Flowers is easy, and delivery is available throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Grab-n-go flower arrangements and decor are also available in the shop year round.
DIY KNIT EASTER BUNNY
WILLOW HILL YARN COMPANY
Hippity Hoppity Easter's on its way. Visit Willow Hill Yarn Company, and knit your own adorable Easter Bunny and eggs. Stop by the store, and pick up your supplies and patterns or join a class. These floppy-eared cuties will help you welcome spring and be treasures for years to come.
EGGS LEGS RUN
Join us for a scramble to the finish. In this Easter-themed race, you'll have some egg-cracking fun. Runners decorate their own t-shirt; and when you hop across the finish line, you'll join an Easter egg hunt. This 5k, 10k and half marathon will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2023 on a course back and out from Gardner Village along the Jordan River Trail System.
DINNER & MAGIC SHOW
MYSTIQUE DINING & THE PRESTIGE
Celebrate something magical this spring. Mystique Dining's Grand Dining Chamber is an elaborately-themed and opulently-decorated room that's designed to enhance your encounter with mystery, magic and flavor. The intimate chamber seats no more than 30 guests per performance so you'll be up close and personal. Witness the artistry and skill of the best magicians in the world along with a five-course dinner and dessert. The Prestige Magic Lounge and Showroom is a vintage cabaret theatre themed with magic history and offers dining at private tables and a varied menu. After dining, enjoy 45 minutes of magic.
EASTER DRESS SALE
BODA BRIDAL & BOUTIQUE
Spring is in the air! Get Easter ready with 25% off all boutique dresses. Whether it's for Sunday brunching, Easter egg hunting or family lunching, our dresses will add a pop of color to your Easter plans. And why not pair your new dress with some outerwear? All of our outerwear is up to 70% off! Sale runs March 20-April 8, 2023.