15 Ways to Celebrate Easter Across the State

Egg-stra special holiday meals, treats, and happenings for the whole family


Easter may be arriving early in the season this spring, but we’ve got egg-cellent news: From Easter Bunny greetings and egg hunts to fully cooked dinners and basket stuffers, there’s plenty to enjoy. 


Easter Eats To-Go

Cookie trays of festively frosted eggs and bunny-themed cupcakes from Antonio’s Bakery will complement Easter morning surprises for the kiddos or satiate anyone’s sweet tooth. Call or visit the shop to place an order by April 1 at 6pm. 401-738-3727, 2448 W Shore Road, Warwick

Let Gregg’s take care of dinner plans with a holiday menu of ham or turkey dinners with all the fixin’s, plus dessert options like lemon meringue pie and cupcakes. Call or order online by April 1 for April 4 pickup at any Gregg’s location. Warwick, Providence, East Providence, North Kingstown

Full Easter meals from Ellie’s include savory dishes like macaroni and cheese, carved ham, and green bean almondine. Add something sweet to the meal with banana cream pie or blueberry lemon elderflower cake. Order online by 2pm April 2 for weekend pickup. 225 Weybosset Street, Providence

For Easter brunch, Great Harvest Bread Company is serving up seasonal baked goodies like hot cross buns and carrot cake, available for order in-store or online. 6670 Post Road, North Kingstown

Not a meat-eater? LivPrepared has you covered with their ready-to-serve vegan Easter menu, featuring items like a honey glazed seitan ham and carrot cake roll, and for a breakfast spread, add on locally sourced Jamo’s Bagels. Order online for delivery April 3. Providence


Basket Stuffers

Cakes by Eboni curated festive baskets and egg cartons featuring a variety of goodies like cookies, cupcakes, cake jars, and bunnies. Carrot and coconut cakes are also available for the big day. Order online by April 1 for April 3 pickup. 881 Waterman Avenue East Providence 

Find floral accents for the table with Farm and Flora Collective’s arrangements of daffodils, tulips, and other locally grown blooms. Visit the shop to pick out your greenery and other Easter decor. 910 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown

Swing by Homestyle to peruse their selection of colorful baskets, along with all the whimsical gifts to fill it with, like plush bunnies, books, and festive candies. 229 Westminster Street, Providence 

For small gatherings or Easter with the fam, TADA Events & Designs has you covered with floral arrangements and charcuterie boards, plus surprises for the kids like their popular Easter Egg Smash filled with toys and chocolate. Order online for April 3 pickup.

Visit Yes! Gallery for their selection of funky socks, honey sticks, earrings, gardening accessories, and other spring-themed gifts to complete a totally unique, eclectic Easter basket. 17 Brown Street, North Kingstown


Festive Fun

Spend an afternoon perusing yellow blooms at the Newport Daffodil Days Festival running the entire month of April. With more than 1 million flowers sprouting up at locations around town, head over in your Easter best for photo ops abound.

Bring the little ones for an Easter Tea of finger sandwiches, petit fours, and, of course, an assortment of teas at the Ocean House on April 3, where children up to 12 are invited to enjoy an enchanting storybook reading in the splendor of the regal ballroom. 1 Bluff Avenue, Westerly

Visit Roger Williams Park Zoo and wave to the Easter Bunny for a socially distant photo opportunity with the most famous bunny in town on April 2 and 3 from 9am-12pm or 1pm-3pm. Reserve tickets in advance.1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence

Spring means farmers market season! Stop by the Tiverton Farmers Market on April 3 from 12-4pm for a specialty Easter Market, brimming with artisanal foods, live music, a photo booth, and local artists. 43 Muse Way, Tiverton

Hop on over to Seven Cedars Farm for their Easter Funday on April 3 from 10am-3pm. Take a wagon ride, say hello to the Easter Bunny, and bring your own basket to join in on an Easter egg hunt! 20 John Mowry Road, Smithfield


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