Easter at Lake Junaluska

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2019 Easter Schedule

April 19-21, 2019

All events are open to the public. Gather with family and friends at Lake Junaluska to celebrate Easter with a powerful sunrise service and other special Easter activities. The Friends of the Lake 5K Road Race and Walk will take participants on a route that showcases the beauty of the Lake Junaluska grounds. SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.


7:30 a.m.: Registration for the Friends of the Lake 5K Road Race, Walk and Kids Fun Run open at the Nanci Weldon Open Air Gym

9 a.m.: 5K Road Race 

9:05 a.m.: 5K Walk

9:45 a.m.: Kids Fun Run

Registration required. Click here for more information on this event.

Easter Egg Hunts
Hunts will take place near Stuart Auditorium.

  • 11:30 a.m. - Ages 1-3
  • 11:35 a.m. - Ages 4-7
  • 11:40 a.m. - Ages 8-12
  • 11:45 a.m. - Children, ages 4-12 with special needs related to autism, vision impairment, or limited mobility. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Click here to register.


7 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 Lambuth Inn on Sunday morning.

10:25 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.