The Easter Bunny is coming to Sparks this weekend and eggs hidden all over town come Sunday morning. From various egg hunts to brunches and church services, there are a lot of ways to enjoy the holiday rain or shine.
Here are just some of the events on tap in Rail City:
Sparks Egg Hunts
Red Hawk Easter Egg Hunt, April 16 at 8 a.m.: Red Hawk will be offering something for everyone starting with a huge egg hunt for the kids at 8 a.m., followed by an appearance from the Easter Bunny for photos, and a brunch buffet at David’s Grill from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sparks Nazarene Church Community Easter Egg Hunt, April 15 from 9:30-11 a.m.: This free Easter egg hunt sponsored by the church will feature lots of eggs to hunt, games, bounce houses, refreshments, and other prizes. The hunt will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. and held at Oppio Park next to the Sparks Middle School.
Celebrate Easter Sunday at The Springs Lutheran Church, April 16 from 7:30-11:30 a.m.: Located at 150 Isidor Court, The Springs Lutheran Church is celebrating the victory that Jesus has won starting with a 7:30 a.m. early church service followed by an Easter Breakfast at 9 a.m., a children’s egg hunt at 10am, and a festival worship service at 10:30 a.m.
Fly High Easter Extravaganza Easter Egg Hunt, April 16 at 10 a.m.: The Fly High Trampoline Park over on Greg Street is offering a one-of-a-kind family event featuring an Easter egg hunt starting at 10am, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, live music by Amplified Entertainment, face painting, and goody bags sponsored by Renown Health. Easter events will be going on Saturday and Sunday, so bring the whole family by for some Easter weekend fun.
Easter Meal Deals in Sparks
Red Hawk Easter Brunch, April 16 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: For only $29.95 for adults, $16.95 for kids ages 11 and under, families can visit the breakfast station with items such as French toast, ricotta blintzes, biscuits and gravy, eggs benedict, country potatoes and an omelet station. Featured items in the lunch station include Chicken Marbella, Pasta Pomodoro, Smoked Tri-Tip, antipasto and caprese salads, whipped potatoes, and more. There will also be a carving station, kids’ station, and desserts available.
Western Village Steakhouse, April 16 from 4:30-9 p.m.: Enjoy a special Easter dinner menu at Western Village featuring a fresh snap pea and asparagus bisque soup, roasted eggplant served on fresh greens salad, and an entrée of pan-seared quail and spinach gnocchi served with a quail egg shooter. Then leave room for a dessert of basil-infused strawberry shortcake with pink lemon curd. The cost is only $24 per person or $34 with wine pairings.
Easter Brunch with Zoot Suit Revue at Nugget Casino Resort, April 16 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Have a rockin’ good time at your Easter Brunch with this supersonic swing band, Zoot Suit Revue. This sextet fuses the past, present and future of swing music while you fuse an Easter brunch together of various salads in the cold station (including colored Easter deviled eggs), dip into the ahi poke or caviar bar in the seafood station, and find various breakfast items and meats in the hot station. The cost is $29.95 for adults, $14.98 for kids ages 5-12, and kids 4 and under are free. Call 775-356-3300 to make reservations.
Other Easter Weekend Activities
Arbor’s Memory Care Arts & Crafts, April 15 at 10 a.m.: Join UNR’s Associated Students of Gerontology (ASG) at Arbors Memory Care on 2121 East Prater Way to create some fun Easter decorations with the seniors in the Sparks community. This is one of ASG’s most popular events and everyone is welcome to attend.
Sparks Museum and Cultural Center Living History Exhibit Reception, April 15 at 2 p.m.: Although this isn’t necessarily Easter-related, it is an interesting look at Sparks’ living history. Back in March, residents brought in family photos, letters, documents and artifacts that are now on display to preserve the memories as the city grows and changes. On Saturday, April 15 Project Director Aimee Kelly will talk about the Living History project and its goals while visitors enjoy refreshments and view the exhibit. Located right in Victorian Square, this event is free to attend.