Easter on the SF Waterfront

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Easter bunny image courtesy San Francisco Travel

Ghirardelli Square: Easter festivities will take place throughout Ghirardelli Square. 

  • Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop is offering special Easter Egg Gift Pails with an assortment of Ghirardelli Filled Chocolate Eggs. The specialty chocolate shop is offering the eggs in an assortment of flavors including Caramel, Peanut Butter or Crisps.  Four bags for  $20.  For more information, call (415) 474-3938.
  • Kara’s Cupcakes will be offering sweet specials for spring including two inspired cupcakes: Spring Chick: Vanilla cupcake filled with passion fruit and cream cheese frosting, rolled in coconut and Hazelnut Crunch: Vanilla Cupcake with Caramelized Hazelnut Buttercream, adorned with a festive sugar Easter Bunny. For more information, call (415) 351-CAKE
  • Special items of the season at Lola of North Beach include stuffed Easter bunnies by London-made “Jellycat,” elegant Peter Rabbit party ware, gifts by Meri Meri and nostalgic papier-mâché eggs handmade in Germany.  For more information, call (415) 567-7760
  • Peekadoodle is offering their fourth annual Easter Egg Hunt.  The club will open at 4:00 p.m. for kids of all ages to hunt for eggs, pose for photos with the Easter Bunny and enjoy sips and nibbles with friends and family. Member price: $40 per family (2 adults + 1 child).  Non-member price: $50 per family (2 adults + 1 child). Price per extra person: $10.  Easter baskets available for $3 each with advance purchase (limited supply). For more information, call (415) 440-PEEK. For information on all events at Ghirardelli Square, visit www.ghirardellisq.com.



George Clooney made from Jelly Bellies.

George Clooney made from Jelly Bellies.


Hyatt Regency San Francisco: In celebration of this most jelly bean-related holiday, the Hyatt Regency San Francisco and its family-friendly Eclipse Café have partnered with Jelly Belly Candy Company to create a uniquely-festive mood. During the entire month of April, 2011, the hotel’s expansive atrium lobby will be home to 25 oversized Jelly Bellies (each nearly five feet in length) as well as exclusive jellybean art, including images of the California Grizzly, Marilyn Monroe and George Clooney. For the entire Easter weekend, Friday, April 22 through Sunday, April 24, visitors to the hotel will also enjoy participating in the Jelly Belly “Beanboozle” game whereby random flavors will be dispensed to participants.

To complement the over-the-top décor and “Beanboozle” game, the hotel’s Eclipse Café will feature a Jelly Belly-inspired Easter Brunch, served on Sunday, April 24, 6 -11:30 a.m.  For $23 per person, guests will enjoy a sumptuous buffet including special Jelly Belly treats for the kids.  Eclipse Café will also offer a more formal, three-course plated menu,   11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., for a price of $35 per person.
For information, call (415) 788-1234.

Imagine Sailing: For Easter, Imagine Sailing Tours offers a “Special Sailing Charter,” priced at $625 for up to 10 people.  Children accompanied by their parents or their adult family members can sail to Angel Island for an Easter Egg Hunt and barbeque.  A CD or DVD commemorating the event is included. For more information, visit www.imaginesailingtours.com.

The Beach Chalet: Beach bunnies will want to hop by Beach Chalet Easter Brunch and BBQ.  After brunch stay for the kick off of the JamBand Family Festival with Charity Kahn at 11am followed by a special visit by the Easter Bunny and a candy-filled egg hunt at noon. When: Sun. April 24, Brunch at 10:00 am. Hunt at 12:00 pm.

Fort Mason Center Farmers’ Market: This Easter, children are in for a surprise at the Fort Mason Center Farmers’ Market. Children will find fun prizes in Easter eggs hidden throughout the market. The one hour Easter Egg Hunt begins at the information booth at 11 a.m. and will end at 12 noon. Every child will receive Easter eggs at the information booth, with additional Easter Eggs hidden in the farmers’ booths.

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