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NC High Country Easter 2023 Guide

NC High Country Easter 2023 Guide

Spending Easter in the NC High Country can be a real treat.  You can enjoy the first signs of spring.  The crocus and daffodils will be popping up and the birds will be chirping and hopping about.  Bring your family up and make a memorable weekend.  Here is a list of Easter events and dining opportunities in Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk and West Jefferson North Carolina:



  • High Country Easter Eggstravaganza
    April 6th, 5:30pm, Watauga County Recreation Center
    Ages 0-12! 
    Egg hunts, face painting, crafts & storytime

  • Sparta Annual Easter Egg Hunt
    April 8, 11am, Crouse Park
    For kids all ages. For details, call 336-372-1599


  • Blowing Rock NC Easter Egg Hunt
    April 1st, 10am, Memorial Park
    Enjoy an Easter egg hunt in the park and pictures with the Easter Bunny!


  • Banner Elk Photos With the Easter Bunner
    April 1st, 10am-1pm, Corner Park on Main Street
    The Lees-McRae College Theatre Department have created a beautiful backdrop for this special event with Edgar the Easter Bunny - you won't want to miss it! This is a FREE event sponsored by Lees-McRae Theatre Arts and the Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce. Please remember to bring your own camera or cell phone. Event will take place, rain or shine.


  • Beech Mountain NC Hoppy Easter Party
    April 8, 11 @ Buckeye Recreation Center, Beech Mountain
    Held outdoors rain or shine. Easter crafts and games, egg hunt begins at 11am. Questions? Call 828-387-3003.


  • Helicopter Egg Drop
    April 7-8, Alpha & Omega Farm, Hamptonville
    More than 30,000 plastic eggs will fall out of the sky. Hi tech helicopters will be offering helicopter rides between drop times at an additional fee. Our very own Thumper the Easter Bunny will join us for pictures with the children. Explore this 20-acre agritourism complex with the farm consisting of: Helicopter Egg Hunt, (4 drop times for your convenience ), Corn Cob Express, Corn Box, Picnic Pavilion, See Saws, Tug of War, Animal Acres, Pipe World, Bounce Pillow, Corn Hole, Hayride, Local Vendors, Photo Opportunities & much more. We have an on site restaurant serving a delicious breakfast & lunch menu. Breakfast items include our famous bunny pancakes, sausage biscuits, soft drinks, coffee, and hot chocolate. For lunch we will be serving our famous burgers along with our traditional corn maze menu. Indoor restroom facilities are on site. Gates open at 8 AM.  There will be 4 egg drops each day: 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm. Cost for the event is $12.00. Food is priced separately.
    Children 2 and under are free. Reserve HERE


  • Easter Brunch
    Timberlake's at Chetola Resort, Blowing Rock
    Reservations required.  Reserve online HERE or call 828-295-5505



Now that the weather is warming up, area attractions are coming out of hibernation!  Here is a list of High Country Attractions that reopen in time for Easter!

  • High Gravity Adventures Aerial Adventure Park: March 4 (limited hours)
  • Sky Valley Zip Tours
  • Emerald Village: April 1
  • Linville Falls Campground: April 1
  • Price Lake Boat Rentals: April 1 (weekends only)
  • Wahoo's Adventures: April 1
  • Parkway Craft Center: April 14 (open Wed- Sun)
  • Zaloo's Canoes: April 22 (Saturdays only)
  • Horn in the West: mid-April
  • Orchard at Altapass: May 6 (weekends only)
  • Price & Doughton Park Campgrounds: May 27