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Gardner Village Blog Easter Hoppinings at Gardner Village
Wednesday Apr 6 2022

Spring has sprung, which means good things are hoppenin’ at Gardner Village! From adorable spring photo ops and new baby animals to an egg-ceptional egg tree, bursting with color and the sweetest Easter treats, The Village is alive with things to see, do, and taste! You can even take the scenic route aboard the Cottontail Express Train Ride to experience it all. Take a look at just some of the fun you can expect!  

THE EASTER TREE

Selfie backdrops don’t get better than this brilliant display. The Easter Tree, located just across from Pine Needles and adjacent to The Cottage, has hatched! You don't want to miss its vibrant branches and the cutest carrot garden you ever did see! 

Easter Tree at Gardner Village 

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BABY ANIMALS AT THE FARM

Get ready too “oooh” and “aaah.” Spring means babies, and The Farm is welcoming new faces to its flock all the time. It’s so wonderful to see their rescue animals thriving. Knowing these darling mamas and papas are getting a second lease on life makes this heartwarming stop all the more special. Stop by with your own littles and help us welcome the sweet babes to The Farm family! 

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EASTER PICS AT CAMERA SHY

Spring photos don’t get more magical than this! Call Camera Shy (801.566.2127) or go online and schedule an extra special shoot. For a limited time only, you can pose with a little lamb. You get the joy of new family photos, while your kiddos get to delight in an up-close experience with some new four-legged friends!  

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image credit: Camera Shy

Camera Shy

image credit: Camera Shy

COTTONTAIL EXPRESS TRAIN RIDE AT THE TRAIN SHOPPE

All aboard! The Cottontail Express, it's now en route at Gardner Village. This special spring-themed ride is a great way to take in The Village sites along the trackless route. Get your tickets at The Train Shoppe today!

The Train Shoppe 

PERSONALIZED EGGS FROM CHOCOLATE COVERED WAGON

Easter baskets aren’t complete without personalized eggs from Chocolate Covered Wagon. This long-standing tradition is one families look forward to. Help Mr. Bunny out and order yours for the kids’ baskets today. Choose from several divine flavors, including German Chocolate, Chocolate Caramel, Chocolate Cream, Raspberry Cheesecake, and so many more! 

 

 

CARROT CAKE AT ARCHIBALD'S RESTAURANT

As if personalized eggs aren’t enough to make the mouth water, don’t forget a slice of famous carrot cake from Archibald’s Restaurant. Better yet, call the restaurant (801.566.6940) and order a half sheet cake to serve at your Easter gathering. With the rich, homemade flavor, nobody will carrot all that you didn’t slave away in the kitchen.

 carrot cake at Archibald's Restaurant

Believe it or not, this is only half of the spring/Easter things there are to see and do at Gardner Village this month. Join us back here next week for part two of this happy rundown. Can’t wait that long? Never fear. You can always hop on over to Gardner Village and see everything for yourself. 

Happy spring, friends! 

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