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Easter Edmonton 2021: Things to Do, Restaurants, Desserts

Easter Holiday 2021 is happening Sunday, April 4. Here’s an Easter Edmonton 2021 guide covering things to do during Easter weekend; restaurant offerings and special menus; desserts and treats and more.

Easter Ottawa 2021: Things to Do, Restaurants, Desserts

This list is updated as information becomes available. Please reach out to me [email protected] or @foodgressing on social media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok) for any suggestions.

Any support to local businesses is appreciated in these times. Holiday celebrations can take on different forms from traditional, fusion to modern.

Please use this list as an inspiration for ideas on how to put together your own Easter celebration.

Easter Edmonton 2021 Brunch, Lunch, Dinner and Features

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has a variety of Easter offerings:

Easter Dinner | Harvest Room
Saturday, April 3 & Sunday, April 4
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
$79 per person

Easter Dinner | Curbside Pickup
Saturday, April 3 to Monday, April 5
$149-159, serves 2

Easter Brunch | Plated
Sunday, April 4
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
$49 per person

Afternoon Tea
Saturday, April 3 to Monday, April 5
$59 per person
2:30 PM seating only
Curbside pickup 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, daily

Call (780) 424-5181 to book your table or reserve online.

Madison’s Grill – Union Bank Inn

Madison’s Grill – Union Bank Inn is offering a special three course Easter Brunch on April 4. Enjoy seasonal flavours using only the freshest ingredients, set amongst the history and grandeur of their renowned dining room. Reservations are required and seating is limited.

They are also offering Easter takeout for pickup between 1 PM – 4 PM on April 4. Designed for a family of four to six, with leftovers, and is packaged to easily reheat.

Royal Coach Dining Room – Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre

Royal Coach Dining Room – Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre is offering Easter Weekend Dinner from April 2 – 5 from 4 PM – 7 PM.

It is a 5 course Ukrainian style Easter dinner featuring Pyrogies, cabbage rolls, beef stroganoff, sumptuous salads & desserts. Reservations are highly recommended.

The Butternut Tree

The Butternut Tree is offering an Easter-themed afternoon tea for dine-in on April 4 from 11 AM – 2:30 PM. To-go pickup version is available from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM.

Menu price of $65 per person includes: A tiered selection of sweet, savoury & baked items and Canadian Herbal Tea.

Cocktails, wine & additional beverages available to order upon arrival day of high tea.

Hart’s Table

Hart’s Table is offering Easter Brunch on April 2 – 5 from 10 AM – 2 PM. Priced at $65 per person.

Three Vikings Food + Drink

Three Vikings Food + Drink is offering a heat-at-home Easter Dinner for pick up on April 3. Preorder by March 27. Priced at $35.

Santa Maria Goretti Centre

Santa Maria Goretti Centre is offering an Easter Take Out meal that comes with an antipasto platter, potatoes, vegetables, pasta, your choice of entrée and dessert.

Preorder by April 2 for pickup on April 4. Priced at $35 per person.

Antipasto Platter
A selection of Italian cold cuts, cheese and olives

Sides
Scalloped Potato
Green Bean and Roma Tomato

Pasta
Baked cheese tortellini in a marinara sauce

Entrée*

  • Pesto rubbed lamb legs
    OR
  • Pesto rubbed pork loin

*Choose one (1)

Dessert
Berry Panna Cotta

Options for those with dietary restrictions are available upon request.

A Cappella Catering

A Cappella Catering is offering an Easter Take and Bake priced at $97 + GST. Serves 4 – 6 people. Preorder by March 30 12 PM. Delivery/pickup on April 3. $5 from each package will be donated to Ronald McDonald House.

Sarah’s Kitchen

Sarah’s Kitchen (St. Albert) has an Easter Dinner to Go priced at $30 per person.

Ruth’s Steakhouse

Ruth’s Steakhouse is offering features like their Easter Surf & Turf starting at $69, plus for a limited time choose to add a Lobster Tail to any entrée for just $20. Available April 2 – 4.

They also have a take home sides and desserts for Easter. Medium (serves 6-8) Large (serves 12-15)

SALADS

Medium $20 Large $34

  • STEAK HOUSE SALAD
  • CAESAR SALAD

SIDES

Medium $29 Large $49

  • SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE
  • MASHED POTATOES
  • AU GRATIN POTATOES
  • MAC & CHEESE
  • CREAMED SPINACH

DESSERTS

Individuals (serves 1-2)

  • CHEESECAKE $15
  • BANANA CREAM PIE $15
  • Chocolate Sin Cake $13
  • CREME BRULEE $13

White Spot

White Spot Easter Dinner 2021 features a single Turkey Dinner for $19.99 OR order ahead, their Heat & Serve Turkey Dinner For Two including all the same fixings plus an Apple Pie to share for only $39.99. Available March 29 – April 5.

JOEY Restaurants

JOEY Restaurants is offering an Easter Dinner to go ($185) which serves 4 to 6 people. Preorder by April 1 for pickup on April 2 or 3.

The menu includes:

  • Oven roasted turkey with gravy
  • Double smoked bacon stuffing
  • Roasted garlic mashed potatoes
  • Spring carrots and asparagus with dill butter
  • Pan roasted brussels sprouts with parmesan and lemon
  • Fall kale salad
  • Dinner buns
  • Cranberry sauce with orange zest
  • Fresh baked apple cranberry pie with maple ice cream

Denny’s

Participating Denny’s is offering an Easter Turkey Dinner ($62.99, serves 4 people) available for pickup or delivery April 2 – 5.

The package includes tender carved turkey breast, savoury stuffing, garlic red-skinned mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce and your choice of broccoli or sweet petite corn. Pick up cold and reheat at home. 

Please check on whether the package is offered at your local Denny’s.

Moxie’s

Moxie’s is offering a special three-course Turkey Dinner on April 4 and 5.

Their Easter feature menu will be available through pre-ordered phoned-in pick-up, or dine-in service at a participating Moxie’s restaurant location.

The Moxie’s Easter Menu is $30 per person and is highlighted by Roasted Turkey Dinner, with tender carved turkey, savoury bread stuffing, buttered mashed potatoes, fresh seasonal vegetables, cranberry sauce & gravy.

Each dinner also includes a starter Caesar Salad and a White Chocolate Brownie bite for dessert.

All Easter Dinner pick-up orders must be placed by Thursday, April 1st at 12pm local time for pick-up on April 4th & 5th. To pre-order, please call the Moxie’s location nearest you.

Participating Moxie’s restaurant locations are open for seated dining service and are pleased to be offering the Easter feature menu on April 4 and 5.

Century Hospitality Group

Century Hospitality Group is offering an Easter Dinner Package serves 2 ($65).

The menu includes:

  • Just Like Baba Makes! – Pan seared perogies, perfectly caramelized onions, bacon, topped with sour cream
  • Grilled & Ready – Juicy Mundare Ukranian Sausage, seasoned with pickled mustard seeds
  • Rock n Rolls – Cabbage rolls stuffed with rice, onions, tomato sauce, savoy cabbage
  • Bring The Ham Home – Rotisserie ham with a honey pineapple glaze, roasted baby potatoes, house-made gravy, fresh seasonal vegetables
  • Easter Egg Cheesecake – House-made Cadburys mini easter egg cheesecake

Pickup locations are Hart’s Table & Bar; Rebel Food and Drink; Parloiur Italian Kitchen; and MKT Fresh Food Beer Market.

Edmonton Easter Hotel Packages | Staycation Ideas

The Westin Edmonton

The Westin Edmonton has an Easter Day Magic Show & Dinner Event ($389.83 for 2 people). This event includes:

  • A 3-course plated dinner for 2 people
  • A 50 min. magic show performance by Sheldon Casavant – http://www.sheldoncasavant.com/
  • One Night Accommodation in a King Guest Room
  • Complimentary underground and secured parking
  • In-Room Bottle of white or red wine after the event ( 1 bottle)

This is a structured , space-designed and socially distanced event with no mingling in the ballroom.

Masks are required in the hotel. Guests will be asked to register upon arrival and will have their temperature taken.

Floor plan is designed with our 9,500 sq. foot to allow enough space between audience and performer. Dinner will be enjoyed prior to show .

Due to social distance requirements, only 12tickets ( 24 guest) will be sold.

Dinner menu is as follows:

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has a Stay Close package where you book one night and receive a complimentary second night during the same stay. Available for stays until June 30, 2021.

Edmonton Easter/Spring Flowers

Here are some florists in Edmonton where you might find spring bouquets.

BusinessCityAddress
Blooms by MayEdmonton8330 82 Ave NW
Awesome BlossomEdmonton11140 142 St NW
Best Buds Flower CompanyEdmonton10340 121 St NW
Bunches Flowers Co. ParkallenEdmonton7108 109 St NW
Bloomex Flowers EdmontonEdmontonOnline
Grower DirectEdmonton7231 101 Ave NW
Petals on the TrailEdmonton12720 127 St NW
Petals for lessEdmonton13445 97 St NW
Panda FlowersVancouver9772 170 St NW
Pollie's FlowersEdmontonATB Building basement level, #44, 10025 Jasper Ave

Easter Wines Recommendations

Saintly Rosé

With the warmer months on the horizon, the best wine to pair it with is a bottle of Saintly Rosé.

This angelic rosé is a medium-bodied wine and has aromas and flavours of strawberry, citrus, bergamot and rhubarb.

This wine is perfect to pair with a hummus plate or raspberry almond tart. MSRP: $17.95/750mL.

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

Kim Crawford Wines offer different varietals perfect for any holiday party, imported all the way from New Zealand.

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc is vivid and refreshing and is the #1 selling wine in Canada; it pairs well with steamed clams or mussels with asparagus risotto, or grilled chicken. MSRP: $21.95/750mL.

About Easter Holiday: Dates, Food Traditions, Easter Egg Origins

Have you wondered how Easter actually became a holiday, or where its trademark bunnies and eggs came from?

Easter Ottawa 2021: Things to Do, Restaurants, Desserts

Check out my Easter Holiday post which looks at the origins of Easter, some of the traditions and a few fun facts on Easter Eggs and the Easter Bunny.

Easter Quotes, Wishes and Captions

Whether your Easter is all about fun, or a bit of fun mixed with the holiday’s religious significance, here is a roundup of some Easter quotes, wishes and captions for that holiday Instagram post or greeting card.

Easter Quotes, Wishes, Captions Funny, Cute, Puns, Family

Some of the quotes I have in the post include:

Filling my basket with love and joy… and also chocolate. Lots of chocolate.

Biting the head off my chocolate bunny, but I won’t bite you!

There’s nothing better than a friend… except a friend with chocolate.

Free Easter Greeting Cards

If you’re looking to send an Easter greeting card, check out Canva.com (referral link) for free Easter card templates and start designing.

Easter Ottawa 2021: Things to Do, Restaurants, Desserts

I have been using Canva for years and if you’re new to Canva, please feel free to use my Canva referral link to sign up for free.

It’s a great graphic design platform used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents and other visual content. 

Free Easter Greeting Cards

Even though there is a premium version, you can do A LOT on the free version.

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