Easter Events & Brunches in Monterey County

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Looking for a way to celebrate Easter weekend in Monterey County? Overwhelmed with options? Don't worry we've cherry-picked the best Easter events and brunches and just for you.

Easter Events

Easter Egg hunts aren’t just for kids anymore! On Thursday, March 24th Peter B’s Brewpub invites those ages 21+ to an Adult Easter Eggs-travaganza. From 4pm-6pm participants can sign-up for the hunt where each egg includes a prize with everything from gift cards, CDs, swag and concert tickets!

On Saturday, March 26th head to Marina for their traditional Easter event. There will be plenty of family fun activities including a pancake breakfast, arts and crafts, a bunny march, and the annual Easter Egg Hunt with over 6,000 real and treat filled eggs! The event begins at 9am at the Rocky Han Community Center.

Kids through third grade are invited to take part in the Easter Egg-citement festivities at Jacks Ballpark in Monterey on March 26th. The egg hunt begins at 10am and includes over seven thousand eggs! There will plenty of prizes and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Round up the kiddos and head over to the Oldemeyer Center in Seaside on Saturday, March 26th for the Annual Golden Egg Hunt. The event will featuring an Egg Hunt, family fun activities, interactive crafts, bounce houses, a petting zoo and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Admission is free and begins at 11am.

Easter Brunches

Please note that all Easter brunches take place on Sunday, March 27th. Prices do not include sales tax or gratuity.

Carmel

Aubergine Restaurant at L'Auberge Carmel hosts an Easter Brunch from 11am to 2pm. Enjoy a four-course meal from renowned chef Justin Cogley. $110 per person, call 831-624-8578 to reserve.

Looking for a south-of-the-border Easter Brunch? Head to Rio Grill in Carmel for skillet corn hoe cake or apple-pecan pancakes lathered in cinnamon-anise syrup.

Pacific's Edge at the Hyatt Carmel Highlands hosts an interactive Easter Brunch event from 11am to 2:30pm. The cost is $79 for adults and $39 for children. Call 831-622-5445 to reserve.

Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley's Bernardus Lodge features locally grown fruits and vegetables, naturally raised meats and farmhouse cheeses at their Easter Brunch. The Easter Bunny will be on hand during the entire event for photos ops and Easter egg hunts at 11:30am and 2pm. $85 for adults 13 and up, $32 for children five to 12 and free for children under 5. Brunch runs 11am-3:30pm. Call 831-658-3500 to reserve.

Enjoy Easter Brunch served at Edgar's Restaurant from 11am-4pm with favorites like hot cross buns, duck legs and pork & corn meatballs. Kids can even search for the golden egg on the green just outside of the restaurant at 10am. $55 for adults, $20 for children 10 and under. For reservations call 831-620-8910.

Monterey

Monterey's Portola Hotel and Spa is holding an Easter Brunch Buffet at Jacks Restaurant. Brunch, which will be served from 11:30am to 4pm, includes assorted salads, eggs benedict, cinnamon swirl French toast, artisan breads, and a carving station among other dishes. The buffet costs $44.95 for adults, $39.95 for seniors (55+), $19.95 for children ages five through 12 and is free for children under five. Call 831-649-7874 to reserve.

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is offering an ocean view Easter Brunch Buffet from 10am to 3pm in the Monterey Bay Ballroom. Several stations will serve up seafood, omelets, sushi, pasta, roasted New York strip loin, desserts and much more! The buffet is $64 for adults age 12 and up, $28 for children under 11, and free for children five and under. For reservations, call 831-646-1700.

Savor a delicious breakfast at Estéban Restaurant with the entire family, featuring Chef Tom Snyder’s brunch specials including lemon ricotta pancakes complete with blueberry compote and bacon, Spanish eggs benedict with chorizo and hollandaise sauce, and specialty mimosas. The full Estéban breakfast menu will also be available. Reservations may be made online or by calling 831-324-6773.

Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove brunch favorite Fandango has a diverse menu prepared for their Easter Brunch, including roast leg of lamb Provencal, honey glazed baked ham, eggs Benedict Florentine and more. Brunch runs 11:30am to 2:30pm and is $39.75 for adults (12 and over) and $18.75 for children under 12. Call 831-372-3456 to reserve.

Crema on Lighthouse Avenue serves up their popular brunch all day long with a few special add-ons like a tantalizing prime rib dish and bottomless mimosas. A kids menu will also be available. Call 831-375-1300 for reservations.

Pebble Beach

Stillwater Bar & Grill in Pebble Beach hosts a delicious Easter Brunch overlooking the 18th hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Bring the family for fresh and seasonal specialties including a seafood station, omelet station, carving station, salads and plenty of desserts. Brunch runs 10am to 3pm and is $116 for adults and $54 for children ages 5-11. For reservations call 877-672-0596.

Seaside

Enjoy spectacular views of the golf course and Monterey Bay while you dine on an Easter Buffet spread at Seaside's Bayonet and Black Horse. The buffet includes a build-your-own-omelet station, prime rib, honey baked ham and more. The Easter Bunny will pay a visit from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Children can also join an Easter Egg hunt at 12pm and 2pm. Brunch runs 11am-4pm and is $34.95 for adults 13 and over, $16.95 for children ages six to 12 and free for children five and under. Call 831-899-7271 to reserve.

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