Chimney Rock Park to offer Easter weekend events

He has risen.

CHIMNEY ROCK– Chimney Rock Park’s 62nd Annual Easter Sunrise Service will be this Sunday.The public is invited. The interdenominational community celebration includes live spiritual music featuring bagpipes and special live music sung by local musicians along with an inspirational message.

Admission to the service, which is held rain or shine, is free to the public. The gate will open from 5 – 6 a.m. for the 6:30 a.m. service. Guests are encouraged to arrive early. Attendees will not be admitted after 6 a.m., due to the large number of people that will be making their way to the top of the mountain before the 6:30 a.m. service.

Attendees are invited to a breakfast buffet at the Old Rock Café after the service from 7-11 a.m. for only $9.99 for adults and $6.29 for children ages 10 and under, excluding beverages.

Sunrise Service guests who present their Easter bulletin and Old Rock receipt at the Ticket Plaza can return to the Park at no admission for the day. The Ticket Plaza is open seven days a week for its regular peak season hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Once inside the park, guests can enjoy the views until 7 p.m.

Limited parking is available on the top lot with additional parking at the Meadows. Shuttle buses will transport guests between the Meadows and the top lot. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early, dress warmly and bring a flashlight.

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