Spring is finally here. From a massive tulip display to Easter bunny meet-and-greets, take the family out for some local celebrations of the season.
- Zoo Blooms
There is no better way to get into the springtime spirit than flowers. Surround you and your family with tulips at the Cincinnati Zoo for its Zoo Blooms display. More than 100,000 tulips, plus thousands of trees and shrubs, make up what the zoo says is one of the largest tulip displays in the Midwest.
April 1 to April 30, 3400 Vine St., Avondale (513) 281-4700, cincinnatizoo.org
- Krohn Conservatory Butterfly Show
This year’s iteration of Krohn Conservatory’s popular butterfly show has an Ecuadorian twist. The conservatory, located in Eden Park, is filled with 12,000 butterflies representing four different climate zones including the Amazons, Andes, Coast, and the Galapagos Islands. In addition to the butterflies, desert plants, rare orchids, carnivorous plants, and more are on display.
March 23 to June 16, 501 Eden Park Drive, Eden Park, (513) 357-2604, cincinnatiparks.com/krohn
- Miami Township Easter Extravaganza
Easter is still a couple weeks away, but it isn’t too early to get into the holiday spirit. Celebrate with the Easter Bunny in Miami Township, where your family will be able to participate in crafts, games, face painting, cookie decorating, a petting zoo, and a magic show. Bring your camera to get a photo with the rabbit himself.
April 6, 10 a.m. to noon, 6101 Meijer Drive, Miami Township, (513) 248-3727, miamitwp.org/free
- Edgewood Easter Egg Hunt
Head to Edgewood this Saturday for a traditional Easter egg hunt at Freedom Park. The city will host hunts for children ages 3 to 8. This event will also have opportunities for photos with the Easter Bunny.
550 Freedom Park Drive, Edgewood, (859) 331-5910, edgewoodky.gov
- West Side Brewing Spring Craft Fair
Fill your home with local creations after paying a visit to West Side Brewing this Saturday. More than 20 vendors will present their crafts, including AJ Creations, Starlily Crochet, Deliberated Designs, and Color Street. The brewery will also have lunch and brunch options from Starters Café.
3044 Harrison Ave., Westwood, (513) 661-2337, westsidebrewing.com