(WTVM) - Easter Sunday is only days away, and many take the entire weekend to celebrate the holiday.
Easter weekend usually begins on Good Friday, the Friday before Easter Sunday. Good Friday is the Christian holiday that commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
The weekend rounds up with Easter Sunday, also known as Resurrection Sunday, and celebrates Christ's revival.
Here are several area events and activities to bring in Easter weekend:
Easter Events in Georgia
- Easter Family Fun Day April 15 at Noon | Cooper Creek Park Columbus, GA
- The GA Sweetheart’s Easter Pageant April 15 at 2 p.m. | Columbus Georgia Convention & Trade Center- 801 Front Ave. Columbus, GA 31901
- Easter Egg Drop April 15 at 11 a.m. | Lakebottom Park- Columbus, GA
- Calloway Gardens' Great Bunny Chase 5k + Bunny Hop Kids Fun Race April 15 at noon | 17800 US Highway 27, Pine Mountain, GA 31822 | Tickets available here.
- Outdoor Easter 2017 April 16 at 11 a.m.| 7201 Flat Rock Rd. Midland, GA 31820
- Easter at the Columbus Civic Center April 16 at 9 a.m. | 400 4th St. Columbus, GA 31901
Easter Events in Alabama
- Easter on the Square April 15 at 10 a.m. CDT | Opelika Parks & Recreation – Opelika, AL
- 36th Annual Easter Egg Hunt April 15 at 10 a.m. CDT | Kiesel Park- Auburn, AL
- Easter Brunch and Buffet April 16 at 10 a.m. CDT | The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center- 241 S College St. Auburn, AL 36830 | Tickets available here.
If you have an Easter event please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send us pictures of your Easter weekend at email@example.com.