Spring is here which means it’s time for beautiful Arizona blooms, warm weather, and a visit from the Easter bunny! There are so many sober-friendly events and activities Arizona has to offer during the Easter season! If you are looking to stay sober but have some family fun this Easter, we’ve got you covered with some great ideas – so let’s hop to it!

  • Meet the Easter bunny: First off, where is that Easter bunny in Arizona?! You can find the bunny at malls, shopping centers, and check your local community website for events that feature yours truly. Make memories with the kids, meet and greet the Easter bunny, snap some photos, and get into the spring spirit with some love from the Easter bunny!
  • Easter egg hunt: Grab your kiddo’s Easter baskets and get to an Easter egg hunt. Many Arizona cities hold hunts for children and details are often available from local community centers! The kids will have so much fun hunting down colorful Easter eggs and scoring some sweet Easter treats!
  • Easter parade: Some cities in Arizona have Easter themed parades and festivals! Music, food, and family-friendly activities and games are sure to entertain and get everyone into spring mode!
  • Hike: Arizona springtime means its hiking time! Enjoy some sunshine and get outside into our beautiful backyard. Check out breathtaking red rock views in Sedona by taking on Cathedral Rock Trail Sedona’s or try Saguaro National Park to see gorgeous spring Saguaros cactus! McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale is another spot loaded with over 200 hiking trails to pick from and get your adventure on.
  • Botanical garden: Phoenix, Arizona is home to the Desert Botanical Garden which has over 50,000 plants! Soak up all the springtime blooms and check out the beautiful gardens and cacti! The Tucson Botanical Garden is also a great pick for the kids as they have a children’s garden and a butterfly garden!
  • Take a trip to the Phoenix Zoo: Lot’s of zoo’s in Arizona have fun Easter-themed events and the Phoenix Zoo has over 3,000 animals! Let the kids check out elephants, tigers, lions, and even giraffes for a fun filled day for your family! The Wildlife World Zoo is also a great choice with lots of exhibits including an aquarium adventure!
  • Family brunch: Lots of local restaurants have special menus for family brunches with special seasonal menus, just make sure to skip the bubbly and opt for that sober option!

We hope everyone has a great time celebrating Easter and keeping their eye on staying sober, healthy, and happy in spring! Our team at Scottsdale Recovery and Detox Center® has been Arizona’s premier addiction center for over a decade and can offer support to our community as well as those nationwide. If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction and want to make a fresh start this spring, connect with our team by visiting or call 1-888-NODRUGS.

Talk to Someone Who’s Been There. Talk to Someone Who Can Help. Scottsdale Recovery Center® holds the highest accreditation (Joint Commission) and is Arizona’s premier rehab facility since 2009. Call 602-346-9142.