Easter Weekend Activities Ensure Family Fun At Winter Park Resort

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Looking to get some final skiing in for the family before the season ends? Then what better time than on Easter? The Easter Bunny will once again pay a visit to Winter Park Resort for the annual Golden Bunny Classic Candy Hunt and Fun Race, an Easter tradition for more than 35 years at the resort. New this season, The Lodge at Sunspot will offer an Easter Brunch atop Winter Park Mountain and the Winter Park Tour Center will feature Snowcat rides to brunch.

SkiingEggHunt_WinterPark

SkiingEggHunt_WinterPark

Golden Bunny Classic Candy Hunt and Fun Race

Winter Park Willie and the Easter Bunny will deliver holiday fun with an on-mountain candy hunt for young skiers and riders in Discovery Park, as well as a base area egg hunt for children under 5.

Golden Bunny Fun Race

8:30-11am: Race Registration at Guest Services in the Balcony House. Parents must pre-register each child to race before 11am.

12:15-1:30pm: The untimed FUN RACE begins at the top of Lower Village Way trail. Children will race in no particular order. Racers may take as many runs as they wish until the course closes at 1:30pm. Children must have a valid lift ticket to access race course.

Egg Hunt Schedule

11:45am: Younger non-skiing “hunters” (ages 5 & under only) meet the Easter Bunny in the Zephyr Plaza near the Information Depot, and wait for the candy hunt to begin.

11:45am: All “skiing candy hunters” head to Porcupine & Bobcat Trails in Discovery Park to assemble and wait for Winter Park Willie. Children must have a valid lift ticket to access hunt.

12:00pm: The “hunt” begins! Parents may assist younger children to look for candy.

Easter Bunny_Winter Park

Easter Bunny_Winter Park

2012 Golden Bunny Coloring Contest

For children ages one through 10 years. Judging will take place on April 8, 2012.

Ribbons will be awarded for 1st – 3rd place in each age category. Parents need to remember to fill out the name, address, phone number, email and age in the fields provided so that Winter Park can contact the winners. Click here to download, print and color your Golden Bunny!

Easter Bunny with Children_Winter Park

Easter Bunny with Children_Winter Park

Return entries to: Winter Park Resort, Golden Bunny Classic Coloring Contest, PO Box 36, Winter Park, CO 80482. Or at event registration on April 8 in the lower level of the Balcony House from 8:30-11am only. Winners will be notified by phone by April 15.

The Lodge at Sunspot Easter Brunch

New this year, don’t miss the Lodge at Sunspot’s special three-course Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 8th from 10am to 2pm. Adults only $39.95 and children under 10 years, $19.95; both prices include the chairlift ride to and from The Lodge at Sunspot. Highlights include Prime rib and eggs, crème brulee French toast, chocolate cannoli, mimosas and bellinis. Click here to view the Easter menu. Reservations are requested by calling 970-726-1446.

Special Easter Snowcat Tour

For those guests who wish to ride up to The Lodge at Sunspot in style for brunch, the Winter Park Tour Center will be offering a new Snowcat ride. Departing at 11a.m. for The Lodge and pick up to return to the base at 2:15pm, cost $49 per seat and reservations are required. Call 970.726.1616.

Mountaintop Nondenominational Easter Service

An outdoor service will be held at 12:45pm at the top of Winter Park Mountain near the Zephyr Express chairlift. Lift tickets are required.

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