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2016 Easter Schedule

March 26-27, 2016

All events are open to the public. Spring in the mountains of western North Carolina brings a burst of color, with wildflowers evidencing rebirth and renewal. Gather with family and friends at Lake Junaluska to celebrate Easter with a powerful sunrise service and other special Easter activities, including an Easter egg hunt, an egg painting contest, and other children's activities. These events are co-sponsored by Lake Junaluska, Ingles, Wal-Mart, and others. The Friends of the Lake 5K run will take participants on a route that showcases the beauty of the Lake Junaluska grounds.


8:30 a.m.

Friends of the Lake 5K*

8:35 a.m.
5K Family Walk*

9:30 a.m.
Children's Fun Run

*Registration required. Register Here

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Egg Decorating and Children's Indoor Activities

11:45 a.m.
Egg Decorating Contest Judging

12:00 p.m.
Egg Decorating Contest Award Ceremony

Easter Egg Hunts

  • 11:00 a.m.: Ages 1-3
  • 11:15 a.m.: Ages 4-7
  • 11:30 a.m.: Ages 8-12

Children's activities located near Stuart Auditorium and inside Harrell Center Auditorium.


7:00 a.m.: Easter Sunrise Service, Amphitheater at the Cross
Weather permitting. Rain location is Memorial Chapel.

7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.: Easter Breakfast Buffet at Lambuth Inn
Tickets available at the front desk of the Lambuth on Sunday morning.

10:30 a.m.: Long's Chapel UMC Easter Service, Stuart Auditorium

11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.: Easter Lunch Buffet, Terrace Hotel
Tickets available at the Terrace Hotel Front Desk. Reservations may also be made by calling 828-454-6662.