Easter at Home in Auburn-Opelika


Easter at Home in Auburn-Opelika

From family-style meals to Easter basket bundles and activities

Cat Bobo | Auburn-Opelika Tourism

Can you believe Easter is just one week away? Time flies when you're in quarantine! Check out this helpful list of local businesses offering Easter specials, ideas, and activities!

Local restaurants offering family-style meals or Easter specials:


Ariccia Cucina: Enjoy a family-style Easter Brunch in the comfort of your home – no cooking required! The brunch includes one salad, one protein, three sides, bread, dessert, and, of course, sweet tea all for just $25 per person. All orders are served “ready to eat.” Call 334-844-5140 to place your order. Curbside pick-up available on Saturday, April 11, or Sunday, April 12. See the full menu here.

Marriott Grand National: This Easter to-go menu features elevated classics like roasted lamb chops and a delicious chocolate banana bread pudding (pictured below). The Marriott's Easter Brunch To-Go is priced at $120 for a family of four and $200 for a family of eight. Orders will include everything listed on the menu. Reserve your to-go order by April 7 by calling 334-737-2187. Check their Facebook page for a full menu.


Amsterdam Cafe: A local favorite, Amsterdam Cafe will be offering an Easter Sunday Curbside Brunch from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Check back for more details or follow them on Instagram for the latest updates! 

Cup & Saucer: The Cup & Saucer is offering an Easter brunch menu plus their regular weekly menu offerings like frozen casseroles, sides and appetizers! To view the menu, click here. Their temporary storefront hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday hours are available by appointment only, and The Cup & Saucer needs a 24 hour advance notice. To place an order, call 334-209-4558.

Lucy's: Looking to serve more than four people? No problem! Lucy's Easter Feasts serve 6-8 people and includes delicious options like lavender and black pepper prime rib, bacon mac & cheese, and a citrus almond cake. Yum! Just be sure to pre-order by Thursday at noon. Click here to place your order. 

Retailers with Easter basket bundles or ideas:


All Aboard at Southern Crossing: Located in historic downtown Opelika, this adorable little shop offers baby and children's clothes, toys, and more. This week, All Aboard is creating and delivering Easter baskets that include everything from books to bunny ears. Give them a call at 334-703-3273 or send them a DM on Facebook or Instagram to get your basket going!

Auburn Pharmacy: Take advantage of Auburn Pharmacy's amazing inventory and order your Easter basket online or get help with some fillers. Locals are able to pick up via drive thru and/or shipping is available. Auburn Pharmacy even has a Google Doc for those interested in purchasing fillers or baskets.

Magnolia James Boutique: Magnolia James Boutique is offering Easter Basket items this week! Bath bombs, bath salts, car fragrance clips, journals, candles, bubble bath and a large variety of jewelry items! Looking to really impress some bunny? Ask about their custom denim jackets. Follow Magnolia James on Facebook or call 334-521-0063 for more info. 

Auburn Oil Company Booksellers: Who says Easter baskets are just for kids? Auburn Oil Co. is creating Easter basket bundles for all ages! Choose from themes such as nature, coloring, cocktails (pictured), or just pick an age range. Give them a call at 334-246-3003, even if you just need recommendations. Follow them on Facebook for more ideas. 


Fun, festive activities to ensure this Easter is one to rememeber! 

The Hunt for the Quarantined Eggs: A creative project for kiddos that includes fresh air and an "egg hunt!" Join in by creating colorful eggs and draw them on your sidewalk. As families are taking a walk this Easter weekend, they can have an egg hunt! Local businesses are encourage to participate as well. Just be sure to snap a photo when you spot an egg and share it with the Auburn-Opelika Moms Blog on Facebook! 

AR Workshop: Make your Easter celebration at home EGGstra special with these Easter DIY Kit from AR Workshop! Be sure to follow them on social media for inspiration or learn more about their Easter kits here.

Oldies but goodies: Don't forget that many of the classic Easter games are still safe to do at home!

  • Egg-and-spoon races - Fun fact: This game dates back to the 1800s! Just be sure to use a boiled egg, not a raw one. 
  • Jelly Bean guessing game - Ask everyone in the family to guess how many are in the jar and the person closest to the actual number without going over wins! This could be played over Facetime too, so the whole family can play along. 
  • Bunny Hop sack race - No burlap, no problem! Pillow cases will do just fine. Watch out for red mud!
  • Pin the tail on the bunny - Maybe we're reaching here, but anyone can print out a bunny photo and have the kiddos glue cotton balls to it, right? 

Last but not least, order some special treats!

Cakeitecture Bakery: Aubie Easter Bunny cookies will be available while supplies last. Call 334-246-3002 to place your order in advance. Be sure to follow Cakeitecture on Instagram for the latest and greatest from this beloved local bakery. 

Gigi's Cupcakes: Gigi's is still accepting Easter orders and will be open this week, Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Check out their adorable custom cakes, cupcakes (pictured), Easter cookie kits, and more! 



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