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5 Festive Things to do this Easter Weekend

With Easter approaching this weekend, South Florida is bursting with plenty of festive and fun things to do.

Gulfstream Park’s Spring Extravaganza

On April 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gulfstream Park will host its Spring Extravaganza event in Champions Plaza. Children will have the opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny, partake in an Easter egg hunt and enjoy a number of fun arts and crafts. The event is free and will offer live music and plenty of chances to win giveaways. Gulfstream Park, 901 S. Federal Hwy., Hallandale Beach; thevillageatgulfstreampark.com

Diplomat Resort’s Annual PEEPS Show

On April 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Diplomat Resort and Spa will open its inaugural PEEPS Show to the public. This family-friendly event is nothing to cover your eyes over and will feature a pop-up, PEEPS-inspired art gallery created by students from Miami International University of Art and Design. Guests will be able to vote on their favorite piece of art, indulge in an assortment of Easter treats and enjoy plenty of activities and entertainment. Diplomat Resort and Spa, 3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood; DiplomatResort.com.


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Promenade’s Easter Egg-Stravaganza

On April 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., join the Promenade at Coconut Creek in celebrating its annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza. This free, family friendly event will allow kids to visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny as well as offer a magic show, crafting activities and more provided by local businesses. The Promenade, 4443 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek; thepromenadeatcoconutcreek.com

Steak 954 Brunch and Cookie Bar

Beginning at 11 a.m. this Easter Sunday, Steak 954 will host a special Easter brunch put together by Executive Chef Nicolay Adinaguev. Signature dishes include Scotch Eggs, Lemon and Ricotta Pancakes, House Made Fried Chicken Biscuits and a Lamb Burger. After a fabulous brunch, guests can treat themselves to dessert at the “build your own" Cookie Bar. Steak 954, 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; Steak954.com.

$12 Bottomless Mimosas and Endless Bloody Marys

Big Time Restaurant Group is inviting all of South Florida to celebrate Easter with special brunch deals at a number of its South Florida restaurant locations. On April 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Big City Tavern, City Cellar Wine Bar and Grill, City Oyster and Sushi Bar and all Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar locations will offer special brunch menu options and a la carte Easter dinner specials. With the exception of the Rocco’s Fort Lauderdale location, each restaurant will offer $12 unlimited Mimosas and Endless Bloody Marys with the purchase of an entree. bigtimerestaurants.com.