It's Easter this weekend, and that's why our top picks focus on the big bunny and all those treasures he hides!

1. For day-before-Easter festivities, is there anything better than going to the zoo where you can see actual bunnies in addition to the holiday-specific variety?

Egg Day: It’s the perfect time to hop on over with your family to enjoy Easter festivities. Kids can meet the Easter Bunny and participate in the egg scavenger hunt at the Lake Evinrude Deck. Throughout the day, visit the Stearns Family Apes of Africa building to get your face painted with a bunny nose and whiskers. At 2 p.m., take part in the parade, which begins at the Northwestern Mutual Family Farm.

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee

Saturday, April 15, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

$11.75/adults, $8.75/children ages 3-12, $10.25/seniors ages 60 and over, Free/Zoo Pass members with ID


2. If you're still on the lookout for somewhere to eat on Easter, act now to reserve your spot at the gorgeous Milwaukee Art Museum!

Easter Brunch: Bring your family and friends to the Museum to enjoy a festive Easter brunch feast.

Milwaukee Art Museum – Windhover Hall, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee

Sunday, April 16

$65/adults, $50/members, $15/kids 7-12, Free/kids 6 and under

Reservations required


3. The Boerner Botanical Gardens are gorgeous in early spring, and they're even better when the kids can enjoy Easter festivities!

Easter Family Event: Come hang out with the Easter Bunny for a morning of games, an Easter egg hunt and fun craft activities for kids!

Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners

Sunday, April 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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