Hoppin’ Wilmington Easter Celebrations

Easter’s upon us! But what does that mean for Wilmington, DE? It may happen to be on April Fools’ Day this year, but don’t worry we won’t let you be the fool without anything to do! There’s something for everyone right here in your own backyard. Hop around from breakfast to lunch or keep the Easter Spirit alive with a holiday brunch! There’s fun for all ages on Easter egg hunts. So, regardless of age we’ve got it all here so read on for your April First Easter cheer!

Summarized from Delawaretoday.com

Wilmington’s Best Easter Brunches

Storybook Character Breakfast

Saturday, March 31, 9 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Meet the Easter bunny and other favorite characters at the Delaware Children’s Theatre. The kid-friendly breakfast is $15 for adults and children. Advanced reservations, which are required, can be made here.

Delaware Children’s Theatre, 1014 Delaware Ave., Wilmington • 655-1014


Sunday, April 1, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Meet the Easter bunny, while eating brunch at Winterthur. The brunch buffet is $35.95 per person and children ages 2-12 are 50 percent off.

5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington • 888-4826

Columbus Inn

Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Feast on lamb chops, prime rib, made-to-order crepes, oysters, shrimp and more at the Columbus Inn’s Easter brunch. The brunch is $40 for adults and $20 for children age 4-12 (children 3 and under are free).

2216 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington • 571-1492

University and Whist Club Brunch

Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

The Tilton Terrace will be open just in time for Easter Sunday Brunch. The University and Whist Club will be hosting their annual Easter Sunday Brunch, which will be $45 Adults* | $15 Children Ages 5-12* Free Under 5.

Tilton Terrace, 801 N Broom St, Wilmington, Delaware 19806 • 654-8400

Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront

Sunday, April 1, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.

Big Fish Grill’s annual Easter buffet features a sundry of seafood dishes and fresh carving stations. Adults cost $36.95, children under 12 cost $15.95 and children under 3 cost $5.95. Reservations are recommended (652-3474). The Easter buffet is only offered at Big Fish’s riverfront location.

720 S. Justison St., Wilmington • 652-3474

Harry’s Savoy Grill

Sunday, April 1

Complete with an appetizer buffet, carving stations and a designated dessert buffet, Harry’s Savoy brunch or dinner is sure to please. Harry’s traditional dinner menu will be available from noon-7:30 p.m. in the restaurant. A la carte dining will be available in the restaurant from noon-8 p.m.  The brunch and dinner buffets will be available from 10 a.m.–2:15 p.m. and 3-6 p.m., respectively, in the ballroom. The buffet costs $49.95 for adults and $17.95 for children ages 5-12 (children under the age of 5 are free). Reservations are encouraged and can be placed by calling 475-3000. Weather permitting, the patio will be open.

2020 Naamans Road, Wilmington • 475-3000



Other Easter Events

Easter Bunny Express 

Friday, March 30th and Saturday, March 31st, Departing at 12:30 & 2:30 PM

The Easter Bunny hops aboard the train for a 1½-hour round-trip ride to Ashland, and all kids will get a special treat. Bring your camera and have the Easter Bunny pose for a picture with your child. This is a great way to welcome Spring and bring the family out for an afternoon on the rails. $19 for adults and $17 for children 2-12, children under 2 ride FREE.

Greenbank Station 2201 Newport Gap Pike (Route 41 North) Wilmington, DE 19808

Wilmington Barbers’ 10th Annual Easter Shoe Drive

Saturday, March 31, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Started in 2009 by salon owner Terrone Warren, this effort to make a difference in the community has given away more than three thousand pairs of shoes and sneakers to local residents. Mayor Mike Purzycki urges, “I would encourage individuals and businesses to double check their closets this week and donate new or slightly used shoes and sneakers to this worthwhile cause.” Donations will be accepted at BVD Barber Salon, 223 W. 8th Street (next to Libby’s Restaurant).

BVD Barber Salon 223 West 8th Street, Wilmington, DE 19802

Easter Festival

Saturday, March 31st from 11 am – 2 pm 

East Side Charter School hosts this Easter festival, complete with food, popcorn, cotton candy, moon bounces, slides, face painting, egg hunt, a petting zoo and more! Bring your family and friends out for this amazing easter eggstravaganza!

East Side Charter School 3000 North Claymont Street Wilmington, DE 19802


Book with a Bunny 

Sunday, April 1st from 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Come to the Brandywine Zoo this Easter to listen to a story about bunnies and meet a giant rabbit from the zoo! FREE with Zoo admission ($5, adults; $3, kids)

Brandywine Zoo 1001 N Park Dr. Wilmington, DE 19802

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