Best Easter Day Events In Sacramento

March 30, 2015 5:00 AM

(credit: hornblower.com)

Easter is always a great celebration of the spring season coming into bloom. Sacramento may be a relatively small city, but there is plenty to do over Easter weekend. Most events are taking place on Saturday or the weekend before, but there are a few scheduled events on Easter Sunday itself. If you’re looking for something to do this Easter, check out one of these four Easter Day events.
Easter Brunch
Hyatt Regency
1209 L St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 443-1234
www.sacramento.hyatt.com

Date: April 5, 2015, 9:30 a.m. through 3 p.m.
Prices: Adults $55.95; Children $27.95

Each year, the Hyatt Regency Sacramento puts together a decadent ensemble for loved ones to go out and enjoy their Easter Sunday together. The chefs insist on fresh ingredients to compliment every dish. The Hyatt Regency Sacramento Easter Brunch menu includes an iced seafood display, charcuterie board, carving station with prime rib and roasted pork, and even a cheese platter with some caricatures for the kids. It also includes made to order omelets and a wide selection of both hot and cold buffet items. The best part? The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance during the brunch!

Sacramento Rivertrain 
400 N. Harbor Blvd.
West Sacramento, CA 95605
(800) 866-1690
www.sacramentorivertrain.com

Date: April 5, 2015, departures starting at 10 a.m.

Every Easter, the Sacramento Rivertrain transforms its train tour to provide a fun place for kids. The Easter Egg Express is the fruit of that creation. The Easter Egg Express is an all around fun experience for children of all ages. Your kids will board the train, which is equipped with Easter Egg hunting bags filled crayons and stickers so the children can design and decorate bags to their desire. The experience includes a three hour train ride, a stop in the park for the Easter Egg hunt and even a magical appearance by the Easter Bunny.

Related: Easter Sunday Service Guide

Hornblower Cruises And Events
1206 Front St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 446-1185
www.hornblower.com

Date: April 5, 2015, departures at 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Hornblower Cruises and Events in Sacramento take cruises and special events regularly up and down the Sacramento River. The boat featured for this cruise is the Capitol Hornblower, which has a capacity for 120 guests. On Easter Sunday, the company is offering a Easter River Cruise, which offers a perfect mix of fun and education for both families and friends. The cruise includes a one hour tour of the scenic Sacramento River, which comes with fun facts and narration from the captain, Easter themed coloring books, and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. There are three departures available for the Easter River Cruise, making it the perfect compliment to your Easter Sunday plans.

Easter Champagne Brunch
Delta King
1000 Front St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 444-5464
www.deltaking.com

The Delta King is an authentic 285 foot riverboat originally built in Glasgow, Scotland, and Stockton, California. It was officially christened on May 20, 1927. A month later, it started offering boat service between San Francisco and Sacramento. This old steamboat has been a huge part of Sacramento’s history, and has been revitalized over the last three decades offering great visitors a piece of floating history. Today, the Delta King features a restaurant and hotel, and hosts a number of special events throughout the year. The sister ship to the Delta King is the Delta Queen, which is still in operation in Louisiana. On Easter Sunday, the Delta King will host a Sunday Champagne Brunch starting at 9 am.

Related: Best Restaurants to Reserve Your Easter Brunch in Sacramento

Erin De Santiago is a freelance travel and food/wine writer and photographer from Sacramento, California. She has traveled to over 60 countries on five continents in search of the best food and wine around the globe. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.