Easter Sunrise Service

April 20, 2014, 7:00 am to 8:00 am

Easter Sunrise Service - Photo courtesy of the News Chief

A longstanding tradition, Easter morning worshippers are offered free admission from 6–8 a.m. to experience a magical sunrise service with full choir, brass ensemble, live carillon performances, and inspirational Easter message delivered by local clergy. A buffet breakfast will be served in the Blue Palmetto Café following, for an additional fee.

The 88th Annual Easter Sunrise Service Sunday, April 20 at the Gardens will be officiated by Reverend Tom Seitz, Jr. of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Lake Wales.

The entrance gate, Visitor Center and Tower & Garden Gift Shop open at 6 a.m. The service begins at 7 a.m. and lasts approximately 45 minutes. The Blue Palmetto Cafe opens at 8 a.m. for Easter breakfast buffet – $10.95 per adult, $7.95 per child (under 12). The menu is as follows:

  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Spanish Eggs
  • Sausage & Bacon
  • Grits
  • Homestyle Potatoes
  • Assorted Pastries
  • Fresh Mixed Fruit
  • Florida Orange Juice
  • Coffee & Decaf