Easter 2020 is a little different than what we expected. But there are still ways to make Easter meaningful for the family and fun for the kids while staying at home.
You can find plenty of streaming Easter services and creative online events. Check out this list of unique ideas to celebrate Easter in Orlando.
Easter Sunrise Service at Bok Tower Gardens
Sunday, April 12, 7am – 8am
Live stream of the 94th annual Easter Sunrise Service with Rev. Tim Nunez, Rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Wales, and sacred carillon music performed by Geert D’hollander.
Andrea Bocelli: Music for Hope
Sunday, April 12 at 1pm
Live on YouTube from the Duomo Cathedral in Milan, Italy
FREE solo performance by Andrea Bocelli with a message of love, healing and hope to the world.
Stay at Home Easter Service
Sunday, April 12 at 6:45am
Facebook LIVE by Z88.3
Local church services
Most churches have switched to virtual services on Facebook LIVE. Check your local church’s Facebook page for service hours.
EASTER EGG HUNTS & EVENTS
Virtual Easter Art Class
Friday, April 10 at 11am
Create a Peter Rabbit inspired craft with “Art in the Park Orlando” on Facebook.
Drive Thru Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 11, 9am – 11am
The Church @ 434
817 E State Road 434 in Winter Springs
Stay in your car and drive through to look for 23 hidden eggs. Each kid will receive a goody bag at the end. The Easter Bunny will be there to wave hi too!
Decorate Easter eggs and hide them at home.
Pick up fresh eggs from local farms like Mick Farms in Saint Cloud or Lake Meadow Naturals in Ocoee. Decorate your eggs using items you probably already have at home with these creative Easter egg ideas.
Organize a neighborhood Easter egg hunt.
Encourage your neighbors to decorate big, paper eggs and place them in their windows so the neighborhood families can go on their own egg scavenger hunt during their walks or bike rides.
EASTER DINNER AT HOME
Order your Easter dinner from one of many local restaurants that are open for curbside pickup.
- Easter takeout and delivery options from Visit Orlando
- Where to order your holiday dinners this week by Momlando
- Support Sanford businesses with this list from Sanford 365
- Easter dinner to go by Orlando Date Night Guide
Splurge on local chocolate.
Fill up your baskets with locally made chocolate treats. Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park is offering curbside pickup and BOGO deals. At Farris and Fosters in Baldwin Park, you can pick up DIY chocolate kits.
Support a local farmer.
Buy your produce directly from a local farm near you.
Drive thru for beer, wine & snacks.
The Booze Thru Eggs-Stravaganza
Saturday, April 11 at 9am
The Booze Thru, Longwood
The store will load up your car with your order and is offering free popcorn and an appearance by the Easter Bunny.
SEND EASTER E-CARDS
- Turn your family into dancing Easter Bunnies with JibJab’s Easter Ecards.
- Customize and send free Easter greeting ecards to friends and family at Punchbowl.com.
- American Greetings also has customizable Easter ecards, including ones where you can turn your face into an Easter Bunny face and one where you can type out a message for a bunny to say out loud.
MORE FREE & CHEAP THINGS TO DO
30+ FREE virtual things to do in Orlando
Where to walk in Orlando
Tons of free online resources at the library
Free virtual rides at Walt Disney World Resort
Support local farms near Orlando