A full celebration of spring holidays in downtown Rochester
Spring is often associated with renewal. And so begins another season of holidays like Easter, Ramadan, and Passover, among others. Check below for how to celebrate these spring holidays with downtown Rochester businesses' help!
Pre-Passover Paint & Sip at Art Heads Emporium
Details: Sip Passover wine, enjoy cheese bites and kosher sushi, and partake in a Passover art painting class!
Dates: 7 to 9 p.m. March 28, 2023
Location: Art Heads Emporium
Eggstra special savings at Baby Baby
Details: Draw an egg for your discount to save 20 to 30 percent off your purchase.
Dates: March 27 - April 9, 2023
Location: Baby Baby
Easter brunch at Bleu Duck Kitchen
Details: Join Bleu Duck for a very special Easter Brunch! The menu includes an oyster station, smoked salmon board, caprese salad, mixed greens salad, roasted asparagus, croissant bread pudding, pork belly hash, biscuits and gravy, chimichurri potatoes, bourbon maple glazed ham, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, roasted breakfast potatoes, and assorted desserts and pastries.
Dates: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 9, 2023
Price: $55 per adult and $15 per child
Location: Bleu Duck Kitchen
Easter brunch at Chester's Kitchen and Bar
Details: Spend Easter brunch or dinner with Chester's! The brunch and dinner menus, along with some chef favorites, are sure to appeal the whole family. Make your reservations now online.
Dates: April 9, 2023
Location: Chester's Kitchen & Bar
Easter brunch at Chez Bojji
Details: Chef Bojji will be serving up a fantastic buffet, consisting of select salads (green onion, walnut, feta, Italian vinegar, Moroccan cucumber tomato, onion, champagne vinaigrette, tomato basil brandy bisque, Enzo's Frutti Di Mare (scallops, shrimp, mahi mahi, tortellini, cognac tomato cream sauce, Gorgonzola, Italian herbs, Chicken Tikka, Moroccan egg shakshuka, beef roast with vegetables, select Chef's scratch-made gelato.
Dates: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 9, 2023
Price: Free for kids ages five and under; $17 for kids ages 6 to 12; and $32 for adults
Location: Chez Bojji
Beautiful bunnies from Chocolaterie Stam
Details: We will be serving beautiful Easter Chocolates, including hand painted Chocolate Bunnies, filled Chocolate Egg Bon-Bons, and more.
Dates: through April 9, 2023
Location: Chocolaterie Stam
Easter Specialties at Pasquale's Neighborhood Pizzeria
Details: Stop by for your Authentic Italian Product and Easter specialties and visit the “Little Italy of Rochester MN” marketplace and pizzeria restaurant.
Dates: through April 9, 2023
Location: Pasquale's Neighborhood Pizzeria
Kosher wine selection at People's Food Co-op
Details: Chabad-Lubavitch of Rochester is partnering with People's Food Co-op and Royal Wines to offer kosher wine for this year's seder! Come to find a wine for your Passover.
Location: People's Food Co-op
Celebrate spring break with the Rochester Art Center
Details: Visiting family during Spring Break? Make sure to purchase the Rochester Art Center's "Spring Break Sketch Box" complete with build-your-own 30-page spiral sketch book, art supplies, and drawing prompts to pass the time at home or on the road. Available while supplies last. Suitable for upper elementary to adult.
Staying in the Rochester area? Join in-person at the Rochester Art Center Saturday April 8 for a colorful spring-themed open studio starting at 11 a.m. followed by a guided gallery tour with Artist Anne Labovitz at 1 p.m. Labovitz will discuss her current exhibition, "The Nexus of Well-Being and Art". Both the Open Studio time and artist-led tour are included with Saturday's regular admission rates (no extra fees)!
Dates: April 8, 2023
Location: Rochester Art Center
Easter merchandise at Tangerine Gifts
Details: Hop into Tangerine Gifts to find Easter merchandise 50 percent off!
Dates: April 5-8, 2023
Location: Tangerine Gifts
Easter brunch at Terza Ristorante
Details: All your Terza favorites and some chef inspired specials to make everyone in your family smile!
Dates: 3 to 9 p.m. April 9, 2023
Location: Terza Ristorante
Easter wine sale at Tessa's Office
Details: You need time to plan your Easter eggstravaganza. That’s why Tessa's Office: Wine & Spirit Boutique is having a week long Easter sale! Save 20% on wine, bubbles and beer at Tessa’s office. Just mention this add, and the savings are yours. Want to shop online? Go for it! Just use the code EASTERWINE20 at checkout.
Dates: April 3-8, 2023
Location: Tessa's Office: Wine & Spirit Boutique
Ramadan Iftars at Two Discovery Square
Details: While technically just outside the downtown special service district, Two Discovery Square is so very close and hosting a community-building event for Ramadan. Every Saturday through Ramadan (March 22 through April 20), join in and bring a dish to pass at an Iftar potluck.
Dates: Saturdays March 25, April 1, April 8, and April 15, 2023
Location: Two Discovery Square (209 5th St. NW, Rochester)
Find out what else is happening in downtown Rochester with this events calendar.
Look for other spring holiday gifts or meals in downtown here.