The Adventures of Peter Cottontail & Easter Events

Brunches, Easter egg hunts, and overnight stays offer many ways to celebrate the holiday with the whole family this spring

APRIL 2019 — Dating back to the Chicago Athletic Association’s inception in 1890, Easter Sunday has long been a tradition to honor in these walls. Today, whether guests prefer Easter brunch with a side of sweeping views, or accompanied by the Adventures of Peter Cottontail among a petting zoo and face painting for the whole family, Easter is best celebrated with the Chicago Athletic Association hotel. Learn more by visiting

Easter Brunch: The Adventures of Peter Cottontail
White City Ballroom, 8th Floor, 10AM – 3PM
An annual family springtime celebration at the Chicago Athletic Association hotel, Easter Brunch: The Adventures of Peter Cottontail returns to the historic White City Ballroom. Featuring a bountiful brunch buffet, full bar, live music, face-painting, petting zoo, children’s egg hunt, storytelling and more, this beloved Easter tradition invites families and children of all ages to enjoy the day. This booking offers a prix fixe brunch reservation, inclusive of all taxes, gratuities, and entertainment.

Tickets are $130 for adults, $60 for children, inclusive of all tax and gratuity, and complimentary for children 5 and under (with the purchase of an adult ticket). Purchase tickets here.

Brunching with a View at Cindy’s
Cindy’s, 13th Floor, 10AM – 2PM
Celebrate Easter morning in our lake house in the sky. Toast with friends, colleagues, and loved ones at one of Chicago’s favorite event spaces, overlooking Millennium Park, Lake Michigan and beyond. Alongside menu specials of Wagyu Pastrami Reuben and Cast Iron Irish Breakfast, Easter brunch will enjoy make-your-own mimosa kits to play to any bubbly palate. Reserve your table here.

Breakfast, Brunch & Bread Basket in Cherry Circle Room
Cherry Circle Room, 2nd Floor, 7:30AM – 2PM
Looking for an Easter option both refined and playful? Join us in Cherry Circle Room for Easter brunch, featuring springtime Lamb Navarin along with other savory brunch dishes from Chef Michael Kinasz. Executive Pastry Chef Angela Diaz has dreamed up a spectacular Easter bread basket filled with pastries to share. Cherry Circle Room will also feature a special menu of seasonal and spirit-free cocktails from Beverage Director Paul McGee. Make your reservation here.

Craft Beer Easter Basket in Game Room
Game Room, 2nd Floor, Available Daily from April 8 — May 1, 2019
Game Room will be celebrating spring with a craft beer basket! Six seasonal beers will be available to order by the basket — yep, instead of buckets, Game Room is featuring these brews in Easter baskets. Available daily from April 8 through May.

Book Your Family Play & Stay Package
Available For Stays from March 1 – September 2, 2019
Turn Easter into a long weekend with the whole family. Bring the car for 50% off valet parking, and receive (4) Shake Shack vouchers for the family upon arrival. During your stay, enjoy gym time in Stagg Court for pick-up basketball upon availability, a self-guided outdoor Scavenger Hunt (redeemable for a dessert in Game Room), and puzzle turndown service. Book your stay here.

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