Many Easter and springtime activities are back for 2021 after COVID-19 caused the cancelation of most events last year. With a bit of creativity, Easter celebrations are happening in Chehalis. Nothing says spring like Easter egg hunts, the Easter bunny, and enjoying time outdoors.

See the spring season in all its glory with The Chehalis Centralia Railroad & Museum. The 30 minute Eggspress Train is Saturday, April 3, with departs at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. This family-friendly spring train ride offers indoor and outdoor seating, a chance to see the Easter bunny, and an Easter egg hunt after for the kiddos. Tickets for this special event are $16, and kids under two ride free with an adult.

Chehalis Easter Egg Hunt
The Easter train is a beloved tradition. Photo credit: Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum

The Easter Egg hunt is divided up by age groups with up to 3 years, 4-7 years and ages 8-12. Bring your own baskets and enjoy the fun — rain or shine! Reservations for general seating must be made online before the event. Please arrive a half-hour prior to departure. The Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum is at 1101 SW Sylvenus St. in Chehalis. For more information, call 360.748.9593 or email info@steamtrainride.com.

In place of the massive Easter egg hunt at Bethel Church, don’t miss the Easter Eggstravaganza To-Go from 10 a.m. until noon on April 3. At this fun drive-through event, families can come to Bethel Church at 132 Kirkland Rd. in Chehalis and pick up a filled basket. The great folks at the church are giving away 2,000 Easter baskets filled with candy, teddy bears, small toys and other fun things. Easter baskets are first come, first serve while supplies last.

Easter is a holiday filled with friends, family and fun! Photo credit: Krysta Carper

Jeremy’s Farm to Table hosts a yummy Easter Brunch Buffett featuring Prime Rib, roasted leg of lamb, omelet and egg station, gluten-free desserts and so much more. The brunch is on Sunday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make reservations now by calling 360.748.4417. Adults are $39, seniors and Veterans are $34, kids age 6-12 are $17 and kids under 5 eat for free. Find Jeremy’s in Chehalis at 576 W. Main St.

Appreciating springtime in Lewis County is easy with so much fun happening. Spend some time with your family and create new Easter or spring traditions with one or more of these exciting events.

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