You probably don’t need tips at this point on where to pick up a delicious brunch this Easter. The options and venues offering such fare are plentiful, to say the least. But, what if you are looking for something a little more rewarding and adventurous to do this holiday? Beijingkids has you covered with this list of great excursions and Easter themed fun for all age groups.
Fella’s Easter Egg Hunt, Apr 15
All ages. With an Easter egg hunt, magic show, and plenty of crafting going on, there will be a lot for your kids to love with this event going down at Fella’s this Saturday. In addition to this, you can expect a special a la carte menu starting at noon, along with all your favorite brunch items to keep you satisfied while the kiddies do what they do best and play the day away with this spectacular program of activities. Extract the QR code from the poster for details or to reserve your spot at this casual Easter celebration. RMB 100 per kid. 12pm-5pm. Fella’s
Comptoirs de France’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Apr 16
Ages 2-10. This popular chain specializing in French baked goods is holding a good old fashioned Easter Egg Hunt in Dongzhimen this Sunday. Drop by the East Lake Villa’s lobby at 9am, and your kids will be able to scour the gardens for colorful eggs and prizes. To participate, make sure to drop by a Comptoirs de France location near you and purchase one of their specialty colored eggs to receive your invitation. Call their manager Sophie (131 2101 7813) for more details. Free. 9am-12pm. East Lake Villa’s Clubhouse
DIY Easter Eggs at Domain, Apr 15
All ages. Children of all ages are welcome to EAST Beijing’s Domain for an Easter Egg decorating workshop. The class includes an introduction to the Easter holiday, along with the various ingredients and tools needed to make and decorate your own Easter eggs to take home. In our opinion, this sounds like a fun and creative way to spend a Saturday, while also getting into the Easter spirit. Seats are limited, so please call 8414 9830 to reserve your spot. RMB 168. 2-3pm. Domain
Easter Sleepover, Brunch, Yoga & More at The Great Wall, Apr 15-16
All ages. For those of you that just feel like getting away for the weekend, and experiencing some natural wonderment, The Brickyard Retreat Center at Mutianyu Great Wall has you covered. There will be an Easter egg hunt and face painting for the kids, yoga for mom, and live jazz for dad. Expect their garden to be in full bloom, and views of the Great Wall that are absolutely breathtaking. There are also day-trip options if you can’t commit to a full overnight excursion. Make your reservation today! RMB 268-2,688. All day. The Brickyard Retreat Center at Mutianyu Great Wall
Hiking Through History: The Great Wall at Gubeikou, Apr 16
All ages. Here’s another opportunity to commune with nature this Sunday. The Hutong is offering a history-themed hike at the Gubeikou section of the Great Wall. The Hutong’s Historian-in-Residence Jeremiah Jenne and Hiking Guide Simon Ashmore will share their insights into the history and ecology of the route and will discuss exactly who built the wall and bust a few Great Wall myths along the way. We’re sure that nobody will judge you if you decide to hide some pastel colored eggs along the way for a little impromptu Easter egg hunting. Visit The Hutong’s website for more info and to make reservations. RMB 480, RMB 420. 6am-4pm. The Hutong
Latina Beijing Presents: Kids Easter Carnival, Apr 16
All ages. Latina presents their Kids Easter Carnaval! This is for the families that would like a little of everything this Sunday. The day will be filled with great Latin inspired food, face painting, sweets, and an Easter egg hunt! What else do you need to have a merry Easter in the capital? RMB 100 (kids), RMB 200 (adults). 11am-4pm. Latina.
Classical Easter Concert at Capital M, Apr 16
All ages. Capital M has a great evening of classical music appreciation and storytelling planned to start at 4pm. The Anemoi Trio will be playing their unique interpretations of Beethoven, interspersed with animated readings of children’s classics like The Story of Ping, Babar the King, and Curious George. It goes without saying that the food at this event will also be top notch, so this also gets the beijingkids stamp of approval for being a worthwhile event for the whole family. RMB 85 adults, RMB 40 kids. 4-8pm. Capital M
Photos: theBeijinger.com, Huffington Post, Capital M