As the Easter season approaches, many businesses in the District are getting ready to celebrate this special occasion with various events, menus, and shopping finds. Whether you’re looking for fun activities for the family, delicious treats to enjoy, or unique gifts to give, there are plenty of options available throughout High St. From the perfect gifts to add to your Easter baskets to special brunch menus, from artisanal chocolates to beautiful floral arrangements, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Check out our list below of a few things you can experience right here in the Short North Arts District, or discover a ton of upcoming events with our Events Calendar.

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TownHall Short North

Kids Easter Brunch | April 9, 9AM-2PM

TownHall Short North | Free Event

Join TownHall Short North on April 9th for a Kids Easter Brunch . Enjoy delicious food, Easter activities, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Click here to reserve your free spot.

TownHall Short North is located at 792 N. High St.

Brownie Points x TENSPACE

TENSPACE x Brownie Points

TENSPACE | Free Event

Spot by TENSPACE x Brownie Points for an immersive experience for all ages that invites you to celebrate everything, and celebrate you wit

TENSPACE is located at 930 N. High St.

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Discover new art at local galleries,

Short North Galleries | Free Event

Enjoying arts and culture in the Short North Arts District is easy and rewarding in the Short North Arts District. From iconic permanent murals to colorful Short North Arches, the streets in the District are filled with unexpected works of art.

Click here to learn more about the April Exhibitions on view at local galleries.

Pinot’s Palette

Paint Classes at Pinot‘s Palette

Pinot’s Palette | $35-$50/person

Whether you’re a seasoned painter or a beginner, our classes are designed for everyone to have a great time and leave with a unique piece of art. From colorful flowers to cheerful landscapes, Pinot’s Palette has a wide range of paint classes that are sure to make an unforgettable evening of painting. Click here to learn more about their schedule.

Pinot’s Palette is located at 691 N. High St.


The Guild House


Whether you’re celebrating with family or friends, dining out on Easter is a great way to create new memories and enjoy some delicious food. If you’re looking for a fancy brunch or a cozy dinner, there are plenty of options available to satisfy your taste buds. Check out some restuarants below that are open Easter day, or visit our Eats + Drinks page for more Short North restaurants.

Making reservations in advance is highly recommended, as Easter is a popular time for dining out, and tables can fill up quickly. Call your preferred restaurants or book online to secure your spot and avoid any last-minute disappointments!


Del Mar Kitchen | Open for brunch & dinner 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

El Segundo | Open for lunch & dinner 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

FYR Short North | Open for brunch 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hubbard Grille | Open for brunch 11a.m. -3p.m., full menu available all day.

The Guild House | Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Lincoln Social Rooftop | Open 1:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Marcellas | Open for dinner 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Pearl | Open for brunch & dinner 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Macaron Bar


From pastel hues to fruity flavors, our macaroons are sure to add some sweetness to your celebration! Stop by Macaron Bar to grab a ton of colorful treats for your everyone to enjoy.

Macaron Bar is located at 668 N. High St.

Rocket Fizz Columbus


It’s not too late to buy Easter candy for your some bunny special! Stop by Rocket Fizz to check out their selection of candies, games, toys and more!

Rocket Fizz is located at 944 N. High St.


Rocket Fizz Columbus


Big Fun is a veritable cornucopia of delights, a cathedral of counter-culture, a warehouse of nerdabilia and nostalgia. Vintage Toys including Star Wars, Transformers, GI Joe, My Little Pony, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and more. Fun stuff for kids of all ages! Come shopping, leave smiling!

Rocket Fizz is located at 944 N. High St.

Global Gifts Short North


Global Gifts is full of gifts for everyone including some adorable quilled eggs and bunnies for your baskets. The art of quilling comes from the ancient Egyptian practice of tightly coiling pieces of paper with a feather quill!

Global Gifts is located at 682 N. High St.

Prologue Bookshop


When you’re looking for your next great read, Prologue Bookshop is the place to go! Full of the latest fiction, non-fiction, children’s, and YA books, they have a local focus while providing a global selection. They also feature literary cards, gifts, toys, games, and puzzles for all ages. You won’t believe what you’ll discover at Prologue Bookshop!

Prologue Bookshop is located at 841 N. High St.

rose bredl flowers and garden

Rose Bredl Flowers and Garden

So why not add a touch of beauty to your Easter celebration with a stunning bouquet from Rose Bredl Flowers and Garden. From classic pastels to bright and bold arrangements, each bouquet is thoughtfully designed with the freshest blooms, making it a beautiful and long-lasting addition to any home.

Prose bredl Flowers and Garden is located at 664 N. High St.