Easter Weekend Things to Do in Asheville
The arrival of Easter weekend signals the beginning of spring and the many blooms to come. From religious services to seasonal events to Easter brunch, here are ideas for how to spend Easter in Asheville.
These ideas are specific to the Easter holiday. For more events this weekend, including a look at local live music shows, please see our Weekend Events page. For more general ideas, see our list of Top 50 Things to Do in Asheville.
2022 Easter Weekend Events in Asheville, NC
Easter Experience at Montgomery Sky Farm
April 9, 2022
Celebrate Easter outdoors at Montgomery Sky Farm in Leicester. Enjoy cuddling with the farm's newest baby animals, a visit from the Easter bunny and an egg hunt! Two time slots are available: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. or 1:30 - 3 p.m. Pricing is $25/child (kids 2 and under are free) and $12/adult. Space is limited; reserve your spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Billie Jean King Cup
April 15 - 16, 2022
Formally known as the Fed Cup, the Billie Jean King Cup will host Team USA and Team Ukraine at the Harrah's Cherokee Center - Asheville for a qualifying tie. USTA will donate 10 percent of the ticket revenue from the event to the Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund by Global Giving, and local sponsors Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos, Ingles Markets and New Belgium Brewing Company will also make donations. Special guest tennis star Billie Jean King will be in attendance for the opening ceremony on April 15, and will donate $50,000 along with her partner, Ilana Koss, to the Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.
Biltmore Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt
April 16 - 17, 2022
Discover giant Easter eggs in the gardens, inside Biltmore House and in Antler Hill Village. Biltmore's Easter egg scavenger hunt is a beloved annual springtime tradition. Learn fun facts about the estate while you search for 25 super-sized decorated eggs. When your child has completed their hunt, visit Antler Hill Village for a treat bag that includes a special commemorative Easter egg. A limited number of treat bags will be handed out from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Treat bags are for kids ages nine and younger. The Easter Scavenger Hunt is included in daytime admission.
66th Easter Sunrise Service at Chimney Rock State Park - SOLD OUT
Sunday, April 17, 2022 - SOLD OUT
Chimney Rock’s nondenominational Annual Easter Sunrise Service has become a legendary event in Western North Carolina. This year, the event will return to in-person service; however space is limited and attendees must register ahead of time. Participants can also tune in virtually live via the Chimney Rock Facebook page or watch it later via the Chimney Rock YouTube channel. Park gates will be open from 5:15 to 6 a.m. and the service will begin promptly at 6:30 a.m. Sunrise is expected to occur just before 7 a.m.
Enjoy an Easter brunch or special treats at one of these Asheville area restaurants.