Easter Celebrations in WNC

Easter Celebrations in WNC

Easter Celebrations in WNC

  • The “Factory Easter Egg Hunt” will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 15-16 at The Factory in Franklin. Over 5,000 eggs and prizes. For more information on admission and activities, go to 
  • The “Eggstravaganza” will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Darnell Farms in Bryson City. Easter-themed activities, vendors, fresh produce, food, an egg hunt, and a search for the Easter Bunny.
  • The “Bunny Hopper Express Train Event” will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad depot in Bryson City. Boxed lunches available. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, click on or call 800.872.4681.
  • The famous “Easter Hat Parade” will return to the streets at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in downtown Dillsboro. Registration for the parade starts at 11 a.m. The prizes for the hat contest are simple and mostly handmade. The categories are ever-changing, but include the largest, smallest, most outrageous, best use of fresh flowers, hat that traveled the farthest, youngest and, of course, best dog.For more information, call 828.586.2155 or click on
  • An Easter Brunch Buffet will be served at historic Lambuth Inn from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Sunday, April 17. The buffet costs $32 per adult and $16 per child age 4 to 12, and is free for children age 3 and younger, plus tax and 18 percent gratuity. To request reservations, visit call 800-222-4930. 
  • During Easter weekend, Lake Junaluska is offering an outdoor sunrise service at the amphitheater below the Lake Junaluska Cross, a Friends of the Lake 5K Road Race & Walk and a 30 percent off lodging special at The Terrace Hotel and Lambuth Inn. For more information, visit
  • Crestview Baptist Church in Canton will hold an Easter Drama Drive Thru “He is Alive” from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 9 and 10. It will also hold an Easter Sunday service at 7 a.m. and 10:45a.m. Sunday April 10. Contact the church office at 828.648.1110. 

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