This weekend is a great time to visit the Long Beach Peninsula, with possible sunshine in the forecast, a clam dig, and lots of Easter activities planned from Ocean Park to Ilwaco. Special Easter meals, Easter Egg Hunts, and Easter church services are lined up for the weekend. We’ll provide a list of those here. Also, be sure to visit our Facebook page, Peninsula Review, for updated information throughout the weekend. If you’re still looking for a place to stay, contact the Long Beach Peninsula Visitor’s Bureau for lodging vacancies at 1-800-451-2542.
All are Sunday, Apr. 8 unless otherwise specified. For church location and contact information, visit our Churches page.
Ocean Park Community Church
Sunrise Service at 6:30am, overlooking Willapa Bay. Held at 293rd & Joy Lane off Sandridge Road. Easter brunch follows at Ocean Park Community Church.
Peninsula Baptist Church
First Service at 8:45am, Brunch at 10am, second service at 10:50am.
Ocean Beach Christian Fellowship
Service and luncheon at 10am.
Ocean Beach Presbyterian Church
Easter Sunday worship at 11am.
Ocean Park Lutheran Church
Maundy Thursday, April 5 at 6:30pm; Good Friday, April 6 at 6:30pm; Easter Vigil, April 7 at 6:30pm; Easter Sunrise, April 8 at 7am (held at OPUMC, 1202 262nd Place in Ocean Park); Easter Sunday Service, April 8 at 10am, followed by Easter brunch.
St. Peter Episcopal Church
All-night prayer vigil starting on Maundy Thursday from 6pm to 6am, ending on Good Friday; Good Friday Service at 1pm; Resurrection Sunday Service, April 8 at 9:15am.
Ocean Park United Methodist
Easter Sunrise Service at 7am; Easter Service at 11am.
St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church
April 5 Holy Thursday Mass at 7pm, April 6 Good Friday Mass at 7pm, April 7 Easter Vigil Mass at 8:30pm, Easter Sunday Mass at 10am.
Check our Facebook page at Peninsula Review for future restaurant announcements.
Easter Brunch at Hungry Harbor Grille for $9.99. 9am-noon April 8.
Easter Brunch and Dinner at The Shelburne Restaurant & Pub. Brunch will be served 11am-3pm; Dinner will be served 5-8pm.
Polish Easter Sunday Specials (Kapusta, Kluski & Poppyseed Cheesecake with Fig Compote) at The Depot.
Easter Egg Hunts
Kids older than 13 will need to head to Astoria for a flashlight hunt at dusk.
Golden Sands Assisted Living. Friday, April 6 at 3pm at Golden Sands, 21608 “O” Lane, Ocean Park. Easter Egg hunt only, divided by age, geared to ages 0-10. Canned food donation requested.
Beach Barons Car Club
Saturday, April 7 at 1pm at 25815 Sandridge Road, Ocean Park. Beach Barons Field. Egg Hunt Groups: ages 0-4, 5-8, 9-10. Refreshments included.
Ocean Park Moose Lodge – Sunday, April 8 at 1pm – no cost, but voluntary canned food & donations accepted. 25915 U Street, Ocean Park. Egg Hunt groups divided by age, geared to ages 1-10. After egg hunt there will be hot dogs, prizes and goodies for kids. Easter Bunny will be there.
Long Beach Elks Lodge
Sunday, April 8 at 1pm. 110 N Pacific Highway, Long Beach – in ballroom of Lodge, enter by back door. Geared to ages 0-13. Easter Bunny will be there, free.
Esa Alpha Theta in Naselle
Saturday, April 7 at 11am. Toddlers through Grade 3. Treats and prizes, bring your own basket. Held at the Naselle School Football Field.
Astoria Department of Parks and Recreation
Saturday, April 7, from 11-noon. Tapiola Park, 900 W Marine Drive, Astoria. Free, face painting and balloons at 11am; egg hunt starting at noon. Divided by age, geared to ages 0-10.
Astoria Department of Parks and Recreation – for older kids
Saturday, April 7 at dusk (approx. 7:30pm) – Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt. Geared to children ages 10 and up. $4 charge.