Celebrate Easter With Help From Ballard Businesses

Welcome to Ballard, where Easter and Passover are a time of joy, celebration, and family fun! Our community is filled with themed events, activities, and delicious treats that will make your holiday one to remember.

Keep scrolling for our highlights below and be sure to check back as we’ll be updating this page regularly.


Easter Egg Hunt at the Ballard Farmers Market

It is almost time for the Easter Bunny to make its return to the Ballard Farmers Market! The Bunny will be making an appearance on April 9th from 9 AM to 12 PM to share Easter Eggs containing treats graciously donated by Jonboy Caramels and Sweet Mickey’s Candy Shoppe. Eggs will be available while supplies last. A few special eggs will contain a ticket for a bag of Mini Market donuts or a mini Gnome from Laughing Nome Pottery The Easter Bunny can’t wait to see you all!

Spring Egg Hunt at Dog Yard Bar

Dog Yard Bar will be open during special hours from 10 am – 5 pm. Make sure to bring the pooch and come hunt for an Easter egg to receive a cupcake!

Spring Egg Hunt at Clover Toys

Join Clover Toys for their Easter Egg Hunt on April 7-9th!

Spring Egg Hunt at All the Best Pet Care

All the Best Pet Care’s Egg Hunt is back on Saturday, April 8th, from 12-3 PM at Ballard’s All The Best location. They hope to see you there!

Spring Egg Hunt at Ballard Community Center

Join the excitement at Ballard Community Center! The spring egg hunt is a perfect opportunity for children ages 3 to 10 to have a blast searching for eggs, candy, and prizes. To ensure that you don’t miss out on the fun, make sure to arrive early and find the designated hunting area for your age group. And don’t forget to bring a bag or basket to collect your treasures!

For additional details about the event, please don’t hesitate to contact Delridge at 206-684-4093. We also greatly appreciate the support of teen and adult volunteers who are willing to lend a hand. So hop on down to Ballard Community Center and join in the Easter fun!

Seattle Easter Boat Parade

Seattle Easter Boat Parade is on Saturday, April 8, 2023 – Register Today, if you haven’t already! This is their 4th Annual Easter Boat Float Parade. Boats decorate in colorful Easter Themes, there are a lot of hot pink, purple, blue, yellow, and mint green blow-up bunnies, balloons, creative decorations, and more. Per usual, the Seattle Easter Boat Parade welcomes all vessels; powerboats, yachts, sailboats, sport fishers, commercial fishing boats, charter boats, workboats, tugs, superyachts, and PNW research vessels. We encourage skiffs, tenders, dinghies, kayaks, rowboats, and paddle boarders; please bring up the rear of the parade at the tail end.

Tractor Tavern Makers Market

Join them for the April Tractor Tavern Makers Market from 11 am – 4 pm for local shopping with PNW Artisans, Craftspeople, Food Vendors, Tarot readings, and much more!

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Annie’s Art & Frame

Are your Easter baskets fully stocked? You better stop in for some extra goodies, just to be safe. Find egg-dying kits, cards, candy, and more!

Clover Toys

Get ready for Easter fun by shopping for the perfect gifts and goodies at Clover Toys in Ballard! Our store offers a variety of Easter-themed items, including plush bunnies, egg decorating kits, and puzzles featuring springtime scenes. You can also find a range of candy and chocolate treats, perfect for filling Easter baskets or sharing with friends and family. Shop their online store now!

Fair Trade Winds

Make your Easter celebration even more meaningful by shopping for fair trade items at Fair Trade Winds in Ballard! Their store offers a variety of Easter-themed products, including beautifully crafted baskets, hand-painted eggs, and artisanal chocolates made from sustainably sourced ingredients. By choosing fair trade products, you can help support small-scale farmers and artisans from around the world, while also making a positive impact on the environment.


Elevate your Easter celebration with unique and sophisticated items from LUCCA! Their store in Ballard offers an exquisite selection of Easter items, including elegant tableware, artisanal chocolates, and beautiful floral arrangements. From stylish serving trays to luxurious linens, they have everything you need to create an unforgettable Easter gathering.

Scandinavian Specialties

They have every Easter decoration under the sun. Not to mention one of the best candy selections in town. Perfect for filling those baskets!


Cupcake Royale

Looking for a sweet way to celebrate Easter? Look no further than Cupcake Royale! Indulge in season cupcakes such as The Grasshopper or Carrot Walnut topped with pastel-colored frosting and festive decorations. Whether you’re hosting an Easter brunch or looking for a sweet treat to share with loved ones, Cupcake Royale has got you covered!

Mighty-O Donuts

Pre-orders for their infamous Easter Egg Donut are opening soon!

Sweet Mickey’s Candy Shoppe

Satisfy your sweet tooth this Easter by stopping by Sweet Mickey’s Candy Shoppe! Their store offers a delightful selection of Easter treats, including chocolate bunnies, jelly beans, and pastel-colored candy-coated chocolates. You can also find a range of Easter-themed gift items and Easter baskets. Reserve your Easter baskets in-store or on their website!

Tall Grass Bakery

They are open Saturday and Sunday with lots of treats. In addition to all of their usual loaves of bread and pastries, they will also have Hot Cross Buns, Lemon Poppyseed Cake slices, and Kugelhopf.

The Beehive Mercantile

Chocolate Bunnies, Egg, Carrots and Tulips have arrived! These colorful chocolate treats make the perfect addition to any Easter basket!

Top Pot Donuts

Stop by to savor one of their kid-friendly Easter donuts, featuring colorful frosting, sprinkles, and marshmallow peeps. Yum!


Ray’s Boathouse

Looking for a memorable Easter dining experience? Look no further than Ray’s Boathouse! Their restaurant, with stunning views of Puget Sound, offers a special Easter brunch and dinner menu featuring the best of Northwest cuisine. Enjoy fresh seafood, seasonal vegetables, and decadent desserts, all expertly prepared by our talented chefs. Plus, our extensive wine list and signature cocktails will perfectly complement your meal. Reserve your spot now!

The Lockspot Cafe

Join The Lockspot Cafe for Easter Brunch! They will be serving Brunch from 10 AM – 4 PM on Easter Sunday, with lots of Lockspot Brunch Favorites and a Prime Rib Special for those of you looking for something more traditional.