Snowbird hosting Easter celebration with egg hunt and brunch

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 26, 2010 4:08 pm

Snowbird, Utah – Easter gets an early start Sunday, April 4, at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort with a free Sunrise Service on Hidden Peak. The festivities continue at 9 a.m. with the annual free children’s Easter Egg Hunt on and around the Chickadee ski run.

The non-denominational Sunrise Service on Hidden Peak begins at 7:06 a.m. Free Tram rides to the service begin at 5:40 a.m. with the last Tram departing the Snowbird Center at 6:53 a.m. Should weather not cooperate, the service will be held on the Snowbird Center Plaza Deck or in the nearby Alpine rooms. Complimentary hot chocolate will be served, and music will be provided by local favorites Kevyn & Rex. Participants will not be allowed to board the Tram with skis or snowboards.

The free Easter Egg Hunt takes place on the Chickadee run and features the Easter Bunny. The Easter Egg Hunt will be broken up into three age divisions: 4 and under, 5-7 years old, and 8-11 years old. The event begins at 9 a.m. and participants should meet on the Plaza Deck with their own Easter baskets.

Easter Brunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Atrium Restaurant and the Aerie Restaurant, both located in Snowbird’s Cliff Lodge. Special menu items include three pepper roasted prime rib, cherry cola glaze bone-in ham, assorted sushi, a chocolate fountain and more (full menus can be viewed at Reservations are recommended by calling (801) 933-2182. The Forklift restaurant on the Snowbird Plaza Deck will also be offering a full breakfast menu from 7:30 to 11 a.m.

For more information on Snowbird’s many spring events, contact the Entertainment and Special Events Department at (801) 933-2110 or visit Snowbird’s website at

Snowbird will be offering a spring season pass starting April 1 for $299 that is valid through the end of the season (traditionally Memorial Day Weekend, conditions permitting). Spring passes can be purchased at the Snowbird ticket office or by calling 801-933-2215 between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily.