Disney Easter Events: Where to Celebrate Easter at Disney World

Disney Easter: EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival

The Walt Disney World Resort always does it big for the holidays. Disney’s Christmas and Halloween celebrations are especially festive affairs. But did you know Disney World is also an egg-cellent place to celebrate Easter? From the Disney theme parks to Disney Springs to a basketful of Disney Vacation Club resorts, there are lots of places to get into the Easter spirit at the Walt Disney World Resort. And with everything from Easter egg displays and hunts to Easter Bunny meet-and-greets to Easter-inspired treats and dining options, there’s egg-citement for all ages! We’ve got the full scoop on where and when to celebrate Easter 2024 at Walt Disney World. We’ll also tell you how to stay where you play with a DVC timeshare resale or rental. So, let’s hop to it into all the Disney Easter events!

Easter Events at Walt Disney World Resort

This year, Disney’s parks and resorts will host an array of Easter events for your family to enjoy. Whether you want to meet the Easter Bunny, hunt Easter eggs, or watch an Easter parade, you can do all this and more at the Walt Disney World Resort. Check out these fun-filled Easter events, hoppening this year at Disney!

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny will be at the Magic Kingdom starting one week before Easter and ending Easter Sunday. If you want a photo with the king of spring and the royal rabbitess, you’ll find their egg-celenices at the Liberty Square Gazebo from 11 am to 5 pm. A PhotoPass photographer will be on hand to capture the moment.

Easter Procession at the Magic Kingdom

Prior to the daytime parade, you can catch an Easter pre-parade starring Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny, accompanied by a retinue of other colorful Disney characters such as Daisy Duck, White Rabbit, and Clara Cluck. The Easter Procession will be held on Main Street, U.S.A., at the Magic Kingdom park.

Spring Trolley Show at the Magic Kingdom

Now that spring is in the air at Magic Kingdom Park, Main Street, U.S.A., is buzzing with excitement. Come celebrate with the citizens of Main Street as they roll through town in a flower-adorned, horse-drawn trolley dressed in their Sunday best.

2024 Egg-stravaganza Easter Scavenger Hunt in EPCOT

The Egg-stravaganza Easter Scavenger Hunt is an exclusive event coinciding with the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival. Through April 9th, guests can purchase an Easter egg hunt map for $9.99 at select merchandise stations. Map in hand, the egg hunt then begins as you log hidden character-themed Easter eggs by placing matching stickers on the corresponding spaces. Once you’ve recorded the hidden Easter eggs, you can trade in your map at Disney Traders or World Traveler in EPCOT for a special Easter surprise.

Note: you don’t have to finish the scavenger hunt to get the prize!

Pollen-nation Exploration in EPCOT

Similar to the Egg-stravaganza, Pollen-nation Exploration is a spring-themed scavenger hunt exclusive to the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival. For $9.99, you can purchase a map and set out to find Disney’s favorite honey bee, Spike. He can be found pollinating various types of flowers throughout the park. Return your map to Disney Traders or World Traveler to receive your prize!

Disney Easter Egg Displays

This year, select Disney Vacation Club resorts will feature eggs-quisite Easter egg displays in their lobbies. Created by renowned Walt Disney World pastry chefs, each Easter egg display will feature dozens of handmade chocolate Easter eggs themed after beloved characters, stories, and locations from the Disney universe. Here’s what you can expect to see and where to see it!

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa Lobby

Led by star pastry Chef Jeff Barnes, the pastry team at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa will be showcasing a variety of new and returning Easter eggs. Themes will range from Tron to Mickey Mouse to the Nightmare Before Christmas.

Disney’s Contemporary Resort 4th Floor Atrium

Head to the 4th-floor atrium of Disney’s Contemporary Resort for their incredible edible Easter egg display, featuring themes such as Wall-E, Toy Story, Wreck-It Ralph, and many more!

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort Lobby

For Easter 2024, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort will set sail with an all-new Moana-inspired Easter egg display. This display promises to be a natural fit for the resort’s overall nautical theming and follows a similar Finding Nemo-inspired Easter egg display at Disney’s Yacht Club from 2023.

Disney’s Beach Club Resort Lobby

Disney’s Beach Club Resort will feature an Easter egg display themed after the International Flower & Garden Festival. The pastry team at Disney’s Beach Club Resort has painstakingly recreated some of the festival’s best-known topiaries in miniature, giving the lobby an elegant floral touch.

Easter Religious Services

Certain Disney Vacation Club resorts used to hold religious services on Easter Sunday. For example, Disney’s Contemporary Resort used to hold Catholic Mass in the Fantasia Ballroom at 8 and 10:30 a.m. and a Protestant service at 9:15 a.m.

These services are no longer offered at DVC resorts. However, if you’re interested in attending Easter services, don’t hesitate to contact the front desk. They will be happy to help you find a place nearby to worship.

Easter at Disney Springs

Another place to celebrate Easter at Walt Disney World is at Disney’s famous shopping, dining, and entertainment complex, Disney Springs. You’ll find Easter-inspired treats springing up at several Disney Springs dining establishments this year, such as:

Amorette’s Patisserie 

  • Easter Petit Cake: Vanilla chiffon cake, berry mousse, berry compote, and cream cheese mousse 

The Ganachery 

  • Bunny Minnie Chocolate Piñata: A milk chocolate piñata filled with Easter goodies
  • Easter Ganache Pop: A strawberry ganache pop coated in dark chocolate
  • Milk Chocolate Marshmallows: Vanilla marshmallows in a milk chocolate shell
  • Chocolate Surprise Bunny: A milk chocolate bunny filled with marshmallow surprises

Swirls on the Water 

  • Easter Basket Nachos: Waffle chips served with DOLE Whip raspberry, cotton candy ice cream, jelly beans, raspberry sauce, strawberry boba, and whipped cream
  • Cotton Candy Cone: A celebration cone with DOLE Whip raspberry, cotton candy soft-serve ice cream, and Easter sprinkles 
Kayaking in the Springs

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DVC 2024 Easter Foodie Guide

Disney Vacation Club is one of the most popular timeshare brands in the world. But did you know that DVC resorts are also popular with foodies? These resorts boast all-star culinary staffs and world-class on-site restaurants. What’s more, many Orlando DVC resorts will feature special treats and dining options for the Easter holiday. See what’s cookin’ at these amazing DVC resorts this Easter!

Easter at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas offers a one-of-a-kind vacation experience. Located in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort, Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas features a grassy savannah with free-roaming animals such as giraffe and okapi, surrounded by a horseshoe-shaped, kraal-style lodge that lets every guest view the wildlife from their room.

This year, the Mara restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas will be celebrating Easter with a Carrot Cake Cheesecake Tart. This dessert consists of carrot cake, vanilla cheesecake, and pineapple.

Easter at Disney’s Beach Club Villas

Inspired by beach resorts on the East Coast, Disney’s Beach Club Villas, located at Disney’s Beach Club Resort, offers luxury accommodations and amenities just minutes from EPCOT and Hollywood Studios.

Disney’s Beach Club Villas will be serving Easter-inspired treats at two locations. Head to the Beach Club Marketplace for sweet creations such as the Orange-Vanilla Spring Bunny Tart, Carrot Garden Fudge, or Easter Chocolate Donald and Daisy Eggs. Looking for sippable sweets? The Beaches and Cream Soda Shop will be serving a Carrot Cake Milk Shake from April 1st through the 30th.

Easter at Disney’s Bay Lake Tower at the Contemporary Resort

Located just steps from the Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Bay Lake Tower at the Contemporary Resort offers everything from planned activities to a nightly water parade to boat rentals. Accommodations range from studios to two-bedroom suites.

Want to sweeten up your Bay Lake Tower vacation this Easter? The Contempo Cafe will be serving up several Easter-themed confections. The Easter eats will include a Strawberry Bunny Tart, Spring Coconut Macaroons, Peanut Butter Eggs, Hummingbird Cake, and a Five-Legged Goat Cookie.

Easter Brunch at Disney’s Bay Lake Towers at the Contemporary Resort

Also available at Disney’s Bay Lake Tower at the Contemporary Resort are a variety of Easter brunch options. Sleep in, then head down to Steakhouse 71 for a special menu of Easter brunch plates, such as:

  • Floridian Eggs Benedict: This Easter brunch special features two poached eggs and a succulent crab cake smothered in hollandaise sauce. The dish is served on toasted English muffins and accompanied by breakfast potatoes.
  • Bacon & Eggs: A breakfast classic with a gourmet twist, this special features maple-glazed pork belly, grits with smoked cheese, as well as an egg cooked to your eggs-act specifications.
  • Hummingbird Bread Pudding: Exclusive to brunch, this Easter specialty features coconut bread pudding with candied pecans, pineapple and banana, as well as cream cheese ice cream, all laced with a salted caramel drizzle.

Easter at The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

This Victorian-inspired resort is pure elegance. At The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, you’ll find studio suites as well as one- and two-bedroom villas. You’ll also find amenities like two pools, six restaurants, the luxury Senses spa, and a monorail service to the parks.

Located at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Gasparilla’s Island Grill will be celebrating Easter with a Cream Cheese Carrot Coffee Cake as well as a Vanilla Bean Cupcake Sampler festooned with Easter décor.

This year also marks the return of Disney’s Grand Cottage. Located in the lobby of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, this pop-up stand will offer a diverse menu of Easter treats, such as the Bunny Pop Flower Pot, Fruity Cereal Mickey Pop, Easter Treat Box, Easter Marshmallow Pop, Bunny Burrow Dirt Cup, and the Grand Egg, a white chocolate egg filled with jelly beans.

Easter at Disney’s Boardwalk Villas

This nostalgic resort, themed after beachfront boardwalks of the northeast coast, boasts fun and comfortable accommodations as well as a boardwalk with amazing shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities.

To celebrate the Easter season, Boardwalk Deli and Carousel Coffee at Disney’s Boardwalk Villas will be serving springy sweets such as a Coconut Macaroon Nest, Chocolate-Covered Strawberry ‘Carrots,’ and Italian Easter Sweet Bread.

Easter at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort is another Victorian-inspired resort offering a laid-back, Old-Florida ambiance sure to set your mind at ease. Choose from one-, two-, and three-bedroom villas, and take advantage of an array of on-site amenities such as a spa, pool, sports courts, restaurant, and two bars.

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort’s on-site restaurant, the Artist’s Palette, will be helping guests get into the Easter spirit with a decadent Carrot Cake topped with smooth cream cheese icing and a fondant carrot.

Easter at Disney’s Riviera Resort

With classic Mediterranean architecture as well as unbeatable proximity to Walt Disney World, Disney’s Riviera Resort is one part class and one part convenience. Deluxe studios and one-to-three-bedroom villas offer all the comforts of home, while amenities such as a fitness center, two pool areas, and multiple dining options enhance your stay.

Disney’s Riviera Resort will be celebrating Easter at two dining establishments. Head to Le Petit Café to try the Golden Egg, made with raspberry mousse, milk chocolate mousse, and pistachio financier. Or, stop by Topolino’s Terrace for a Torta di Carote, a springy spin on Italian carrot cake.

Easter at Copper Creek Villas and Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Located at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Copper Creek Villas and Cabins features a rustic setting and luxury accommodations. Choose from studio suites, one-, two-, and three-bedroom villas, or twenty-six deluxe Cascade Cabins. You’ll also find a range of on-site amenities to help you make vacation memories, such as two separate pool areas, bike paths, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and multiple dining options.

Two dining establishments at Copper Creek Villas and Cabins will offer Easter-inspired treats this year. Craving something sweet? Stop in at the Roaring Fork for a Dark Chocolate Filled Bunny or Bunny Cupcake. Craving something a little more grown-up? Then elbow up to the Geiser Point Bar for a Spring Margarita Flight.

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Other Disney Resorts Celebrating Easter in 2024

If your mouth isn’t watering just yet, don’t worry. Because there are plenty of other Disney resorts celebrating Easter 2024 with sweet treats and other dining options. Here are some of the egg-ceptional resorts that didn’t make our list and the Easter-themed treats you’ll find there:

  • Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Carrot Patch Cupcake (carrot cake with cream cheese icing) is available at Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory as well as Riverside Mill Food Court.
  • Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – Spring Treat Box (carrot cake with cream cheese icing, a mini brownie, chocolate-dipped strawberry, and lemon shortbread cookies) is available at the Centertown Market as well as the Spyglass Grill.
  • Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – Bunny Ear Cupcake (yellow cake flavored with fresh pineapple juice as well as a pineapple compote, topped with buttercream icing) and Bird of Paradise Refresher (a refreshing blend of strawberry lemonade, passion fruit juice, and passion fruit boba) are both available at Barcelona Lounge. Botanical Blossom Sangria (Macabeo wine, Ketel One Botanicals Grapefruit & Rose Vodka, grenadine, Combier Crème Pamplemousse Rose, and Minute Maid lemonade) is available at Three Bridges Bar and Grill.

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