Looking for some Egg-cellent Easter spots here in Chicago? We’ve gathered some special dining spots and curated a list of egg-citing interactive experiences and entertainment to enjoy this holiday! Here’s to every bunny having an egg-stra special Easter.

Gather both friends and family for an elegant Easter cruise with City Cruises Chicago! This year, this premier provider of water offerings will be hosting a variety of Easter Brunch Cruises on both Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. Opt for a Signature Brunch Cruise on Lake Michigan to take in the full views of the beautiful skyline, or enjoy the beauty of the Chicago River on City Cruises’ Easter Premier Plus Brunch Cruise also boarding at 12 p.m. While onboard our vessels, patrons will enjoy a signature holiday buffet, classic cocktails, and Chicago’s most incredible views. Make your Easter unforgettable with dining and dancing from their climate-controlled interior, or savor the spring air with a picture-perfect backdrop from their outdoor decks – weather permitting, of course! For more details, please click here.

Hop on over to the North Shore’s modern, upscale Oaken Bistro + Bar, 200 N. Field Dr., this Easter for a family brunch with the Easter Bunny on Sunday, April 9 from 10 am – 1:30 pm. The restaurant will welcome the Bunny for a hopping holiday celebration featuring family photos and a delicious brunch. Executive Chef Christian Alejandro has curated a menu filled with interactive stations including a create-your-own omelette station, salad station, carving station and a buffet of delicious brunch favorites. Fresh pastries, seasonal fruits, mimosas, Bloody Marys and cocktails will also be available offering something for every bunny to enjoy. Reservations are available on Oaken’s website with seatings at 10 am and 12 pm.

Enjoy brunch with your family and a visit with the Easter Bunny this year at Thorn Restaurant & Lounge from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The modern American restaurant located inside The Rose Hotel in Rosemont is celebrating Easter Sunday with a delicious brunch menu featuring decadent menu items including a Belgium Waffle Station, freshly whipped omelets at the Omelet Station, a Ham Carving Station, a Cold Station with Jumbo Shrimp and Smoked Salmon, a classic Breakfast Station, along with a selection of salads, desserts, a Mimosa and Bloody Mary Bar, and much more. The Easter Bunny has plans to visit the restaurant for complimentary photos and visits with the kids as well, so don’t miss out! To make your free reservation, please visit their website here.

Fill your basket with vibrant color this Easter as the flame of the Fulton Market District, Carnivale (702 W Fulton Market), hosts an Easter Brunch celebration April 9 from 10AM – 3PM featuring signature dishes from the Latin-inspired eatery available from an all you can eat buffet! Guests may additionally enjoy an Easter egg hunt, coloring station, photo booth and an appearance from the holiday’s very own, the Easter Bunny! Adults are $55 per person, children 6-12 years $25, children 5 years and younger are free. Reservations can be made on the Carnivale Tock.

Enjoy a nice Easter lunch or dinner at Chicago Firehouse with their exclusive Easter Menu! Choose between 4 starters:  The Strawberry and Goat Cheese Salad, the Knife & Fork Caesar Salad, their Signature Lobster Bisque and Asparagus & Parmesan Soup! Then choose between 5 entrees: Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb, Prime 6 Oz Center-Cut Filet Mignon, Sauteed Faroe Island Salmon, Roasted Half Amish Chicken or Fresh Pappardelle Pasta. Top it all off with one of two desserts, a Strawberry Shortcake or Tiramisu! They also offer 5 additional Family-Style sides; Sauteed Asparagus, Brussel Sprouts, Macaroni & Cheese, Creamed Spinach or Classic Whipped Potatoes! The entire meal is $75 per person(+tax/gratuity). Click here to make a reservation today!

Get the kids and check out Water Tower Place’s Egg-citing news! Water Tower Place is thrilled to announce that they are hosting the Easter Bunny for the first time ever! Join them for an unforgettable experience as they welcome the Easter Bunny to our venue.

This event is absolutely FREE and is perfect for families with young children, featuring an array of entertainment options such as a talented DJ, lively music, engaging games, skilled face painters, and a balloon artist. Hop on over to Level 6 for a memorable celebration that your kids will cherish for years to come. Don’t miss this fantastic and FREE opportunity to create lasting memories with your loved ones. RSVP now to reserve your spot and secure your place at the Easter Bunny party of the year.