Spring has sprung in the mountains of Western Maryland, and we’ve had some beautiful, blue sky days with temperatures in the mid-60s. If you’re spending the extended Easter weekend at Deep Creek Lake, there are lots of fun events to keep you entertained. Plus, the forecast is looking good for enjoying the outdoors. Check out area state parks that offer hiking trails, fishing, and biking.
Our Guide to Easter Weekend at Deep Creek Lake:
Saturday, March 26
Natural Egg Dyeing
10am-1pm at the Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park
This hands on activity demonstrates how beets, onions, grape juice, and other natural items can be used as dyes. Bring 6 hardboiled eggs (per child) wiped off with a mild vinegar solution. Plus, there’s a chance to meet the Easter bunny!
Annual Oakland/Mt. Lake Park Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt
Noon-4pm at Broadford Lake Recreational Park
This free event features fun with “Peter Cotton Tail” and an Easter egg hunt. Registration begins at noon.
7pm-9pm at MoonShadow Café
Listen to live music by Aurora Celtic – a trio playing tunes that bridge the cultures of Scotland, Ireland, and Appalachia.
Sunday, March 27
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11am-4pm at the Stone House Restaurant
Just a short drive from Deep Creek Lake, you can treat your favorite people to an all you can eat family style brunch.
11am-7pm The Sand Trap located at The Oakland Golf Club
Enjoy a traditional Easter dinner that includes country ham, au gratin potatoes, green beans, and more.
2nd Ever Easter Brunch
11am-8pm at MoonShadow Cafe
11am-8pm Dutch’s at Silver Tree
Easter Egg Hunt
1pm at Uno Chicago Grill Deep Creek Lake
Bring the kids to the lawn at Uno’s for prizes, candy, Easter egg hunt and photos with the Easter Bunny!
Pine Cone Bird Feeder Making & Backyard Bird Identification
11am at the Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center
Park naturalists are on-hand to teach you how to make your own bird feeder and to give you tips on identifying the birds that visit your feeder at home.
If you haven’t made plans yet, browse last minute spring specials for deep creek lake vacation rental homes.