By Lydia Geisel | April 12, 2017 | Lifestyle
Still no Easter plans? No problem. Whether you’re looking for a spot to brunch or to partake in a memorable egg hunt, there’s plenty to see, eat, and do in and around the City of Brotherly Love over Easter weekend.
Taking inspo from their British-inspired roots, this mod gastropub offers afternoon tea—family-style. Guests can enjoy a traditional spread of tea-time bites to pair with their drinks of choice. Opt for a hot cup of English Breakfast or decide to get boozy with a green tea mojito—either way, this is surely the classiest way to catch up with family this holiday break. 124 S. 18th St., 215-558-2500
Easter wouldn’t be the same without a riveting egg hunt and a decadent brunch. City dwellers with little ones can enjoy a hot brunch buffet and a wild Easter egg hunt at this Norristown-based zoo over Easter weekend. Tickets include admission to the zoo, brunch, and photo ops with the Easter Bunny. 1661 Harding Blvd., 800-652-4143
Easter weekend is as much about bunnies and peeps as it is about honoring springtime. Embrace seasonal splendor alongside loved ones at UPenn to celebrate the blooming of their Japanese cherry blossoms with fellow Philadelphians. The festival runs from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, April 15. 100 E. Northwestern Ave., 215-247-5777
If you have extended family in town, be sure to treat them to a tour of the Delaware River by dining at this ship-based eatery that sits on the water. From 10 am to 6 pm on Easter day, diners can celebrate on board with a flavorful buffet featuring breakfast favorites as well as a raw bar, carving station, and dessert selection. $55 per person, $25 per children. 401 S. Columbus Blvd., 215-923-2500
Whether you’re hankering for contemporary cuisine or simply wanting to people watch, Rittenhouse Square is always the spot to be on a beautiful spring afternoon. Parc's colorful sweet treats—like the Baba Au Rhum (sponge cake soaked in citrus syrup and dark rum)—will instantly put you and the fam in a festive mood. 227 S. 18th St., 215-545-2262
Head out of the city to spend an afternoon at this ethereal haven known for their spectacular Easter celebrations. Not only will there be live music floating through conservatory during the day, but visitors can also enjoy a peaceful brunch outdoors on Saturday, April 15—plus, don't miss their wine and champagne bar at the Terrace Restaurant. 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square, 610-388-1000