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Celebrate Easter in Sonoma County in March 2008

Enjoy Easter Egg Hunts, Sunrise Services, Easter Brunches and More

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Windsor Easter Egg Hunt

Waiting for the Easter egg hunt to begin in Windsor.

Photo by Maja Wood

EASTER EGG HUNTS

Note: The egg hunts are over within a few minutes, so be sure to arrive on time. Bring your own basket.
  • Saturday, March 22: Spring Egg Hunt for Tots – Santa Rosa
    Visit and have your picture taken with the bunny. Pet baby farm animals and make a craft. Candy and surprises hidden on the lawn for all three egg hunts for age 5 and younger.
    Ages 3 and under at 9:30am or 10:15am, Ages 4 and 5 at 11am Presale tickets $5 available at Steele Lane or Finley Community Centers. Event at Howarth Park, 630 Summerfield Rd. (707) 543-3282

  • Saturday, March 22: Easter Egg Hunt – Santa Rosa
    Easter carnival and egg hunt. Music, food, games, prizes.
    11am to 1pm; Free, donations welcome; Westview Christian Church, 3950 Doubles Dr. (707) 545-4473

  • Saturday, March 22: Easter Egg Hunt – Windsor
    9,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes, including a grand prize of a bicycle for each age group. For kids up through 3rd grade. Also Easter Bunny, games, sidewalk sale.
    Egg Hunt at 11am; Free; Windsor Town Green (map) . (707) 838-1000.

  • Saturday, March 22 : Easter Children’s Fair – Petaluma
    Scavenger hunt around Petaluma Village Premium Outlets shopping center, carnival games, Jubilee Jumps, raffle prizes and photos with the Easter Bunny. The Petaluma Police Department will conduct free children's finger-printing. Proceeds benefit the Simon Youth Foundation.
    Noon to 3pm; Free; Petaluma Village Premium Outlets, 2200 Petaluma Boulevard North. (707) 778-9300

  • Saturday, March 22: Easter Egg Hunt -- Sebastopol
    For kids up to 12. Easter Bunny on site so bring a camera. 10am; Free; Ives Park, 7400 Willow St. (707) 823-1511

  • Sunday, March 23 : Easter Egg Hunt at the Hyatt – Santa Rosa
    Join the Easter Bunny on the back lawn of the Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Spa. Check out the outdoor art while you’re there.
    11am; Free; 170 Railroad St.; (707) 636-7176

  • Sunday, March 23 : Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa – Sonoma
    Egg hunts at 10 am and noon. There will also be face painting, a clown making balloon sculptures, and the Easter Bunny will be hopping about the property.
    10am and Noon. Free, public welcome. 100 Boyes Boulevard, (707) 938-9000

  • Sunday, March 23 : Easter Egg Hunt -- Rohnert Park
    12:30; Free; Rohnert Park Assembly of God Church, 4 Snyder Lane. (707) 584-5673

  • Sunday, March 23 : Hunt for the Hare Easter Celebration at Safari West
    Join the animals of Safari West for their 7th annual Hunt for the Hare Easter celebration and brunch. Try to spot the 6-foot Easter Bunny and leave clues to lead him back home. Kids hunt for eggs and have their face painted to look like their favorite animal.
    Morning and afternoon packages available. Tour and brunch $60 for adults; $28 for children 4–12; Brunch only $33 for adults; $15 for children (ages 4-12); 3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa. (707) 579-2551


EASTER SUNRISE SERVICES

  • Sunday, March 23 : Cline Cellars Annual Sunrise Service
    Cline Cellars is located on the same site on which Padre Altimira erected a cross in anticipation of building a Mission. (The site was later changed to where it stands today at the Sonoma Plaza.) The annual Easter Sunrise Mass is held by the cross and led by Father Michael Kelly of St. Francis Solano Church. Watch as the sun rises above the grapevines and the landscaped gardens. Coffee and pastries are served following the service. This event is open to the public and is free of charge. No reservations required. Service begins at 6:38 am, the sunrise is at 7:08 am. Free. Cline Cellars, 24737 Highway 121 (707) 940-4025

  • Sunday, March 23 : Spring Hills Community Church Easter Service
    The church will hold two Easter Services at the Wells Fargo Center. Both followed by an egg hunt.
    9:30am and 11:00am; 50 Mark West Springs Road; Santa Rosa


EASTER BRUNCH

  • Nectar Restaurant Easter Brunch– Santa Rosa
    Lavish brunch and the terrace offers sweeping views of Santa Rosa Valley. 10am to 3 pm; $38 Adults $17 Children 12 and under. Includes tax and gratuity. Nectar Restaurant (at the Hilton), 3555 Round Barn Blvd; (707) 569-5525

  • Hyatt Easter Buffet – Santa Rosa
    Easter Bunny will be on hand for the kids, so bring a camera. Egg hunt at 11am on the back lawn for kids under 7. Public welcome. Brunch 11:30am to 3pm; $32.95 Adults $15.95 Ages 10-5 Free under 5; 170 Railroad St.; (707) 636-7176

  • Flamingo Resort Hotel – Santa Rosa
    Easter Bunny, musicians and more, held in the ballroom. Seatings every half hour from 10:30am to 2pm; $33, $17 for under 12; free for 5 and under, includes gratuity and champagne. 2777 Fourth St. Call for reservations: (707) 545-8530 x 702

  • Hunt for the Hare Easter Celebration at Safari West – Santa Rosa
    Morning and afternoon packages available; Tour and brunch $60; $28 for children 4 – 12; Brunch only $33; $15 for children (ages 4-12); 3115 Porter Creek Road. Call for reservations: (707) 579-2551

  • John Ash & Co. – Santa Rosa
    Special Easter Brunch buffet at the Events Center. Starting at 11am with continuous seating; $42, under 12 is $14. The restaurant will also be open for Easter. 4330 Barnes Rd. at River Rd.) (707) 527-7687

  • Saddles Restaurant at MacArthur Place Inn and Spa -- Sonoma
    Details TBA. 29 East MacArthur Street. Call (707) 933-3191 for reservations and more information.

  • Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa – Sonoma
    Champagne Easter Brunch buffet in Sante restaurant. Mimosas for grown-ups and daffodil bouquets for the little ones. Easter Bunny will be there. Egg hunts at 10 am and noon and other activities for kids. 8am to 1pm; $45 adults, $24.50 for ages 6-12; 5 and under free; 100 Boyes Boulevard, (707) 938-9000

  • Carneros Bistro and Wine Bar in the Lodge at Sonoma – Sonoma
    Easter buffet. Details TBA. 1325 Broadway. (707) 931-2042

  • Negri's – Occidental
    Order your main course and the rest of the Easter meal is served family style. Call a week before Easter for the menu.
    3700 Bohemian Hwy.(707) 823-5301.

  • Duck Club Restaurant – Bodega Bay
    Easter Champagne Brunch Buffet
    9am to 1:30pm. $42.95; children 10 and under $12.95, includes tax and gratuity; 103 Coast Highway One, (707) 875-3525

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