Easter eggs or Paschal eggs have been a fixture in every Easter celebration come springtime. Traditionally, eggs were dyed with red only because it represents the suffering of Jesus. Nowadays, there are more than a hundred and one ways to decorate Easter eggs—one of which is the Dragon Egg—based on the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. You can learn how to make one of your own or for your children at the end of this. But first, check out these Easter Sunday destinations around UAE for your Easter brunch.
1. Friday Street Food Festival (Sofitel Dubai Downtown)
On April 3, 12:30 to 4 pm the Burj Khalifa will be on full display in the Friday Street Food Festival brunch. There will be a wide range of Easter-themed desserts. Guests can also participate in the Golden Easter egg hunt where the most prying eyes will win a family dinner at Les Cuisines.
2. Visit the Easter Bunny (Four Seasons Resort Dubai)
At the Four Seasons Resort Dubai in Jumeirah Beach, your children will get a visit from the Easter bunny where it will facilitate an Easter egg hunt at 11 am, April 3.
3. Easter Garden Brunch (Raffles Garden)
Easter-themed activities such as Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts making, bouncy castle, and face painting are lined up for your children at the Raffles Garden this April 3, 1 to 4:30 pm.
4. Easter Buffet Brunch at Market Cafe (Grand Hyatt Dubai)
Aside from a showcase of international dishes, your children can also take part in decorating Easter eggs, go on an Easter egg hunt and more on April 3, Friday and April 5, Sunday—from 12:45 to 4 pm. This is also an opportunity for you make the Dragon eggs. (Instructions later)
5. First Easter Village (Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi)
The North Plaza will be home to a lot of bunnies (both real and fictional) this Easter, from April 3 – 10. Children can pet real bunnies while parents enjoy the amenities. A daily raffle will also be conducted with a lot of giveaways at stake.
6. Chocolate Lover’s Family Brunch (St. Regis Abu Dhabi)
The brunch at Terrace on the Corniche on April 3 will overflow with endless supply of white, milk, dark Swiss, and Belgian choco-treats. Children can also join the Easter egg hunt where they’ll be able to bag some loot.
7. Sunday Easter Brunch (InterContinental Abu Dhabi)
Children and folks alike will be entertained with magicians, balloon artists, and jugglers for the Sunday Easter brunch at the Yacht Club and Chamas this April 5 from noon to 4 pm.
8. Not One but Two Easter Brunches (Fairmont Bab Al Bahr)
Two Easter brunches will be hosted by Fairmont Bab AlBahr in their restaurants: the CuiScene, Frankie’s and Marco Pierre White from 12 noon to 4 pm on April 3 and 5. A play area will be set-up on both brunches for the children.
9. Special Four-Course Meal (Cipriani, Yas Island)
From 6 pm to 12 midnight, Cipriani at the Yas Island will be serving a special four-course menu on April 4 and 5. Children will also have a separate special kid’s menu for the festivities. A giant chocolate egg will be shared with the diners at the end of the course.
10. Sinbad’s Kid’s Club (Jumeirah Zabeel Saray)
Two separate brunches, The Rib Room on April 3 and The Imperium on April 3 – 5, will be the venue of the Sinbad’s Kid’s Club Easter bonanza where activities such as egg hunts, egg spoon race, petting zoo, and Easter movie screening are just a few in the all-day event. Gate opens at 9 and brunches are served from 12:30 pm to 4 pm.
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