The mention of Easter often makes the mind wander about gourmet treats, Easter eggs, and bunny photo booths. However, there is more to this fun and chilled-out spring holiday in Oklahoma City.

Easter is steeped in rich history and traditions. From egg hunts to bunny appearance, every single custom has a beautiful reason behind it. 

If you wish to learn more about all the Easter traditions in detail, this blog has all the right deets for you. Jump in right away!

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Beautiful Easter Traditions and Their Meanings

Easter Egg Hunts

The egg hunt is a beloved Easter tradition, celebrated by kids and families across OKC. Adults fill the eggs with candies, treats, small toys, or other gifts, and hide them for children to find. 

If you wish to participate in Easter egg hunt events, a pre-celebration is happening at Easter Eggstravaganza on April 02. Or you can wait for the April 08 Crossroads Egg Hunt Easter Party where there will be games, food trucks, and egg hunts. 

Sunrise Services

The early morning worship services on the day of Easter hold major significance for Christians. It symbolizes the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and marks the spirit of hope and renewal early at the dawn.

Easter Brunch

Easter is a perfect excuse to take time off from all your commitments and share a special festive meal with your close ones. The tradition began in old times, Christians used to break their Lenten fast with a festive meal on Easter Sunday.

Several restaurants in OKC offer selective Easter brunch options. Try The Honey Baked Ham Company or The Skirvin Hilton to satisfy your taste buds. Don’t forget to reserve your tables in advance. 

Easter Basket Delivery

The Easter holiday is all about spreading joy and goodwill to others. One of the ways to do so is by sending easter baskets to share the spirit of the holiday. You can help the needy and poor by arranging food or treats and toys in the basket. Try Painted Door or Common Dear gift stores to create a basket.

Easter Bunny

Easter bunnies go back to 18th-century folklore in which rabbits laid eggs for children. Today, a cute, cuddly bunny approaches children holding their gifts and bringing joy and excitement to their faces. Visit Oklahoma City Zoo with your little ones on Easter — the Easter Bunny and his animal friends will be waiting for you.

We are sure these traditions will make you excited to celebrate Easter this year.

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