Annual Easter Events Planned at Callaway Gardens

Apr 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Rachel M. Crumbley | Director of Marketing and Public Relations | Callaway Gardens
Direct: 706-663-5187 | Main:  706-663-2281 or 1-800-CALLAWAY (800-225-5292) | Fax: 706-663-5068
Email: rcrumbley@callawaygardens.com
Mailing Address: PO Box 2000, Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2000
http://www.callawaygardens.com

 

Annual Easter Events Planned at Callaway Gardens


Saturday’s Easter Egg Hunts; Easter Sunrise Service; Meals Offer Something for Everyone



PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (04/15/2014) – Enjoy Easter weekend with your family this year at Callaway Gardens® during the weekend of April 19-20, 2014.  As in years past, Callaway Gardens has family-friendly activities planned for the whole weekend.

Family Activities
All ages are invited to participate in the Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, April 19, from Noon to 5 p.m. on the lawn at Robin Lake Beach.  Guests of all ages should bring an Easter basket and set out to find thousands of candy eggs, along with some very special prize eggs.  The Easter Bunny will visit from Noon to 5 p.m. with whom boys and girls can have their Easter photo taken and enjoy the festivities including the egg hunts, a DJ, face painting, balloon artist, sidewalk chalk art and more fun.  Egg hunts are free with admission to Callaway Gardens.

The annual Easter Sunrise Service will be Sunday, April 20, at 7 a.m. on the ski pavilion on the west-side of Robin Lake Beach. Marc Pritchett of R.U.S.H. Ministries and Mountain View Baptist Church of Thomaston, Ga., will deliver the Easter Sunday message. The natural beauty of Callaway Gardens during the early morning hours serves as a magnificent backdrop to this service and beautiful music.  Admission is free prior to 8 a.m.  Guests should enter through the original Gardens gate on U. S. Hwy. 27.

Enjoy These Options for Easter Lunch
After the Sunrise Service, guests can enjoy one of Callaway Gardens’ popular Easter Buffets for dozens of delicious selections.  The Callaway Gardens culinary team will have something to please every palate with choices from salt roasted prime rib of Angus Beef and Cajun spiced mahi mahi to roasted chicken with spring onions and sherry as well as a variety of other delectable brunch items.  Guests may indulge themselves with desserts featuring peach crisp, sweet potato pie, pecan pie, New York Cheesecake and more.

The Easter Buffet in the Mountain Creek Inn Ballrooms will be from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $34.95* per adult.  A children’s buffet will be available for $17.95* for children 6 to 12 years of age.  For ballroom reservations, please call 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292) ext. 6832 or 706-663-6832.

The Gardens Restaurant will offer an Easter Buffet from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Guests may choose an appetizer, entrée and dessert from a prix fixe Easter menu for $30* per adult and $12* for children age 6 to 12.  A special menu for children ages 5 and younger will be available.  For reservations, please call 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292) ext. 6734 or 706-663-6734.

Details on Easter weekend are available online at http://www.callawaygardens.com/Easter.

Callaway Gardens is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Callaway Gardens’ special event admission for Celebrate Spring! is $25/adult; $12.50/child (ages 6-12); and children 5 and under are admitted for free.  Tax is included.  Most activities occur from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.  A small fee may be charged for some activities.  An Annual Pass is a great way to enjoy Callaway Gardens’ many events and seasons.  For more information, visit http://www.callawaygardens.com/annualpass.

Make your reservations for Callaway Gardens’ Celebrate Spring! weekends by calling 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292) or visiting http://www.callawaygardens.com. ; Overnight lodging, including in the new, completely renovated Mountain Creek Inn, is available for those interested in a quick getaway.

Callaway Gardens is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus.  For additional information, visit http://www.callawaygardens.com or call 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292).


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