Easter 2019 - Events, brunch spots, + mass schedules


The Hat Ladies Promenade | Photo by Kim Morgan Gregory

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Easter weekend starts tomorrow – which means: egg hunts, The Hat Ladies annual Easter promenade, + more brunch options than you can shake an Easter basket at.

We’ve hunted down all the places you can find Peter Cottontail, so you can have an egg-celent weekend in the Holy City with your peeps. 🐣

💐 Good Friday

  • Easter “EGG”straviganza | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Monkey Joe’s, 4952 Center Pointe Dr., Ste. 116, North Charleston | Free | Test your skills in an Easter egg hunt. Plus, the Easter Bunny will be visiting between 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 3-5 p.m.
  • Stations of the Cross | 3-4 p.m. | Christ Our King Catholic Church, 1149 Russell Dr., Mt. Pleasant | Free | A series of 14 images depicting Jesus Christ on the day of his crucifixion.
  • Easter Egg Hunt and Play! | 3-4:30 p.m. | Rolly Pollies of Summerville, 9730 Dorchester Rd., Unit 206 | $15 per child | Advance registration is required, please call (843) 261-0020. Space is limited.
  • Glow in the Dark Egg-stravaganza | 7-8 p.m. | New Covenant Church of God, 3587 N Hwy. 17, Mt. Pleasant | Free | Glow in the dark egg hunt + worship.
  • Fish Fry Friday | 4-9 p.m. | The Rusty Rudder, 3563 N Hwy. 17, Mt. Pleasant | $16.99 | Beer battered cod, hand cut fries, + slaw.

✝️ Holy Saturday

  • The Hat Ladies 18th Annual Easter Promenade | 11-11:30 a.m. | Corner of Meeting and Broad Streets | Free | Join The Hat Ladies in their long-standing Easter tradition as the fashionistas head up Broad St. to East Bay + back.
  • 10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt | 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Magnolia Plantation and Gardens | $20 for adults, $10 for kids 6-12, free for kids 5 + under | 20,000 eggs stuffed with candy + prizes. Hunt time based on the age group.
  • Egg-stravaganza in Hampton Park! | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Hampton Park | Free, Register | Easter egg hunt, face painting, balloon artists, pictures with the Easter bunny, + more. Ages 12 + under welcome.
  • Easter Eggstravaganza | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Harbor View Presbyterian Church, 900 Harbor View Rd. | Free | Easter egg hunt at 11:30 a.m., jump castle, games, + more. All are invited to attend.
  • 2019 Easter Carnival | 11a.m.-1p.m. | Charleston First Assembly, 2957 Savannah Hwy., West Ashley | Free | Children can bring baskets to fill up with eggs.
  • Easter Weekend Brunch | April 20-21 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Middleton Place | $30, $12 kids 6-12, free kids 5 and under | Separate admission to Middleton Place is required. No reservations needed.
  • Easter Bunny Matinee ft. HOP! | 11 a.m.-1p.m. | Mellow Mushroom, 19 Magnolia Rd., West Ashley | $5 meals for kids, $2 mimosas for parents, photos with the Easter bunny, + more.
  • Easter Egg Hunt & Brunch with Wild Thing | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Barnes & Noble, 7620 Rivers Ave., North Charleston | Free to attend | Breakfast can be purchased in the cafe + storytime starts at 11 a.m.
  • Meet The Easter Bunny | 1-4 p.m. | Infinite Creations Gift Shoppe, 1724 State Rd., Ste. 2B, Summerville | Let the kids get photos with the Easter bunny while you shop for last minute basket stuffers.
  • Easter Egg Hunt | 5:15-5:45 p.m. | Seacoast Church, 301 E. 5th St., Summerville | Free | The Easter egg hunt will take place following 4 p.m. Easter service.
  • Spring Festival | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Freshfields Village | 165 Village Green Lane, Kiawah Island | Free | Children can enjoy a jump castle, face painting, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, + more.

🐰 Easter Sunday

  • Holy City Vintage Market at Park Cafe: The Easter Brunch Edition | 9a.m.-3p.m. | The Park Cafe, 730 Rutledge Ave. | Free | participate in an Easter Egg hunt for shop discounts.
  • Easter at Commonhouse Aleworks | 9 a.m,.-9:55 a.m. | Commonhouse Aleworks, 4831 O’Hear Ave., North Charleston | Free | St. Andrew’s Park Circle will be holding an outdoor Easter service in the heart of Park Circle. Before the service, enjoy coffee from Orange Spot Coffee.
  • Easter Egg Hunt | 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. | Five Loaves Cafe, 214 N Cedar St., Summerville | Free | For kids 6 and under. Brunch will be served from 10a.m.-3p.m. (no reservations).
  • Easter Egg Hunt | 10:30 a.m. | Filipino Community Center | 8747 Salamander Rd., North Charleston | Free | Easter egg hunt, games, food, + entertainment.
  • Tipsy Easter Egg Hunt | 3-6 p.m. | James Island O’Brion’s Pub & Grille, 520 Folly Rd. | Free | Each egg found is a $10 prize and 15 will be hidden. Drink specials + live music starting at 3 p.m.
  • Easter in the Park | 10 a.m. | Hampton Park | Free | Outdoor Easter service, professional family portraits by Callahan Creative photography, an egg hunt for children ages 6 and under and a BYO picnic. Pets welcome. If you would like your child to take part in the egg hunt, click here.

🍳 Easter Brunch

We heard the restaurants below have some pretty hoppin’ Easter brunch menus. Be sure to check with the establishment for reservation times and availability before heading out. If there are restaurants serving Easter brunch that aren’t on this list, let us know in the comments below.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Middleton Place
Wild Common
Wescott Golf Club
Destiny Community Cafe
Gabrielle Charleston
Michael’s on the Alley
The Establishment
Basic Kitchen
The Rusty Rudder
Saltwater Cowboys
Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Oak Steakhouse

⛪️Easter Services:

Click the links below to view services times. The following is not a definitive list of all services in the city. Please feel free to comment below with additional Easter service mass times for your place of worship.

Seacoast Church
St. Michaels
St. Philips
Unitarian Church
Mother Emanuel AME Church
John Wesley United Methodist Church
Circular Congregational Church
The Cathedral of St John the Baptist
Bethel United Methodist Church
Westminster Presbyterian Church

Click the button below for a full list of events, restaurants serving Easter brunch, + links to local Church mass schedules.