[/custom_frame_left]While Easter isn’t a big gift-giving holiday like Christmas, it can still take a bite out of your budget – especially if you have kids who can’t wait to see what the Easter bunny leaves in their baskets! But there are tons of fun and inexpensive ways to enjoy the holiday.
Check out these local Easter Events:
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque
The Village of Los Ranchos’ Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 7th, at 10:00 a.m. at HARTNETT PARK. The hunt is for children under 12 years of age and their families. Whistle blows right at 10:00 AM!
Bring your Easter baskets to fill with eggs and prizes! The event will be held at the DANIEL FERNANDEZ PARK, 1103 Hwy., 314, Los Lunas NM, on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 4:00 pm.
- Children ages 1 to 5 will be on the West side of the Youth Center
- Children ages 6 to 11 will be in the Daniel Fernandez Park area
Visit the Easter Bunny
Come to the Santa Fe Place Mall to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny! The Easter Bunny will be in the food court beginning March 24 through April 7, from 12:00pm-8:00pm Saturday-Friday and 12:00-6:00 on Sundays.
Sante Fe Southern Railway
Go on an adventure and make this Easter a memorable experience with your family with the Santa Fe Southern Railway. The Special Easter Trains Adventure begins the Saturday before Easter and Easter Sunday at 4:10. The address is S. Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Phone: 888-989-8600 or 505-989-8600.
There is also an Easter Saturday train ride to Lamy with the Easter Bunny. There will be Easter goodies for the children and an Easter Egg hunt in Lamy! The train leaves Saturday, April 7th, at 10:30 AM and arrives back in Santa Fe at 2:30 PM. Adult tickets are $45(coach)/$55(silver), seniors are $40/$50 and children ages 3-13 years old $30/$40. Children 2 years old and younger ride both coach and silver class free.
On Easter Sunday ride the Hot Shot Ride with the Easter Bunny to the rim of the Galisteo Basin and back. There will be Easter goodies for the children (no Easter egg hunt) on Sunday 4/8. The train leaves at 2:00 PM and will arrive back in Santa Fe at 4:30 PM. The cost is Adult $40(couch)/$50(silver), seniors $35/$45, and children ages 3-13 $25/$35.
Have a happy and safe Easter!