Easter Events & Brunches in Monterey County

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, April 18th Peter B’s Brewpub invites those ages 21+ to an Adult Easter Eggstravaganza. From 4pm-6pm participants can sign-up for the hunt where eggs include a variety of fun prizes!

Round up the kiddos and head over to the Oldemeyer Center in Seaside on Saturday, April 20th for the Annual Golden Egg Hunt. The event features 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.

Bring your little bunnies to the Pacific Grove Golf Links for an incredible (and free!) Easter Egg Hunt. Hundreds of eggs will be scattered throughout the course on Saturday, April 20th at 9am.

Jacks Park in Monterey hosts the 41st Annual Spring Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20th at 10am. Thousands of eggs will be scattered throughout the park for children up to third grade. 

Easter Brunches

Please note that all Easter brunches take place on Sunday, April 21st. Prices do not include sales tax or gratuity.

BIG SUR

Big Sur River Inn Restaurant invites you to a delicious Easter Brunch from 8am-4pm including their famous Bloody Mary's. There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt in the morning for the kids. Call 831-667-2700 to reserve.

Carmel

Carmel Mission Ranch celebrates Easter with one of their stellar Sunday brunches! There will be a carving station, a hot station, fruits, salads and lots of desserts. The buffet is served from 10am-1:45pm and is $56 for adults and $25 for children. Call (831) 625-9040 for reservations.

Basil Seasonal Dining hosts their regular menu as well as a few a la carte specials for Easter Brunch. A complimentary glass of mimosa or bellini will also be provided to each guest. Brunch is served 11am-2pm. Call 831-626-8226 for reservations. 

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. Brunch is $88 for adults 13 and up, $35 for children five to 12 and free for children under 5. Brunch runs 11am-3:30pm. Call 831-658-3400 to reserve.

Monterey

Monterey's Portola Hotel and Spa is holding an Easter Brunch Buffet in their DeAnza Ballroom. Brunch, which will be served from 10am-2pm, includes assorted salads, eggs Benedict, French toast, artisan breads, and a carving station among other dishes. There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Bunny Meet & Greet and live music. The buffet costs $64.95 for adults, $49.95 for seniors (65+) and $25.95 for children. Call 831-649-7874 to reserve.

Savor a delicious breakfast at Estéban Restaurant with the entire family, featuring an expansive brunch buffet including fresh croissants, smoked salmon, waffles, omelets, honey roasted ham, herb crusted rack of lamb and an array of deserts. The brunch menu will be available from 9am-1pm and is $55 for adults and $25 for children. Reservations may be made by calling 831-324-6773.

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa is offering an ocean view Easter Brunch Buffet from 10am to 2pm in the Monterey Bay Ballroom. Several stations will serve up seafood, omelets, slow roasted prime rib, maple glazed ham, desserts and much more! The buffet is $69 for adults and $28 for children. For reservations, call 831-646-1700.

The Sardine Factory offers a special three-course prix fixe Easter menu featuring artichoke bisque, filet mignon, prime short rib, salmon and choice of dessert. 11am-3pm. $49 per person. The Sardine Factory will also offer items from their regular menu. Call 831-373-3775 to reserve.

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-2:30pm and is $116 for adults and $54 for children ages 5-12. For reservations call 866-876-3130.

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 11am-3pm. Children can also join an Easter Egg hunt at 12pm and 2pm. Brunch runs 11am-4pm and is $38.95 for adults 13 and over, $18.95 for children ages five to 12 and free for children four and under. Call 831-899-5954 to reserve.

Gusto's hosts their regular lunch and dinner menus as well as a few a la carte specials on Easter Sunday. A complimentary glass of mimosa will also be provided to each guest. Call 831-899-5825 for reservations.

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