NOTE: The information below is from 2023. Updates for 2024 will be posted as they become available.

Cumberland Valley has plenty of opportunities to order fresh and local food for your Easter celebration, including meat, side dishes, desserts, and more. Or, you can choose to dine out for your Easter meal. Either way, here are some delicious suggestions. More options will be added to the list as they become available.

Pre-Orders

Oak Grove Farms

846 Fisher Rd., Mechanicsburg

16 to 20-pound bone-in ham or 10 to 14-pound boneless ham. Hams are smoked and sugar-cured and are from locally raised animals. Quarts of ham loaf, stuffing, ham gravy, and sweet corn. Pre-orders are due by April 1, 2023. Call the store at 717-766-2216, order at the store, or mail the order form. Three pick-up days: April 6, 7, and 8.

Hollabaugh Bros.

545 Carlisle Rd., Biglerville; (717) 677-8412

Everything you need for the perfect Easter gathering, all in one place. Order bakery items, quiche, peanut butter and coconut Easter eggs, pre-made Easter baskets, and various produce. Click here to order. https://form.jotform.com/hbimarket/easter Order deadline is March 25.

Paulus Farm Market

1216 S. York St., Mechanicsburg; (717) 697-4300

Call or stop by to order local and delicious Easter hams and homemade pies for your holiday meals.

T.J. Rockwells

(896 W. Grantham Rd., Mechanicsburg; 717) 766-4200

Order your Easter takeout meal by April 6 for pickup on April 7 or 8. The meal includes spiral ham with brown sugar glaze, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, honey-glazed carrots, garlic green beans, rolls, and butter. Comes ready to reheat in disposable pans. $80 for 4-5 people; $150 for 8-10 people. Click here to see the full menu.

Dine Out

The Barn at Allenberry

1559 Boiling Springs Rd., Boiling Springs

Easter brunch will have two available seatings: 11 am and 1 pm. Easter specials will also be available throughout the day in the main dining room. Click here to review the menu and make a reservation.

Letort View Community Center, Carlisle Barracks

313 Lovell Ave., Carlisle

Come celebrate Easter Day with a delicious Easter Brunch. Open to the public. Letort View Community Center (LVCC) invites you to join us from 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday, April 9.

  • Breakfast Station: Scrambled Eggs, Home Fried Potatoes, Sausage Links, Sausage Gravy with Buttery Biscuits, Assorted Pastries
  • Carving Station: House-Smoked Turkey Breast and Honey Baked Ham with Pineapple Chutney
  • Hot Station: Scalloped Potatoes, Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Candied Carrots, Roasted Red Pepper Bisque
  • Cold Station: Tossed Salad, Artisanal Breads & Rolls with Butter, Fresh Cut Fruit Salad
  • Dessert Station: Assortment of Chef Selected Desserts
  • Beverage Service: Cash Bar & Mimosas

Reservations are required. Call 717-245-4049 or order tickets online. Reserve your tickets by Saturday, 8 April. 

Dolce Vita Italian Restaurant

1509 Market St., Camp Hill; (717) 732-7202

Open Easter Sunday, April 9, from 3 pm to 9 pm. Call to reserve your table. BYOB.

University Grille

32 E. King St., Shippensburg; (717) 530-1148

Open on Easter Sunday for a brunch buffet from 11 am to 3 pm. The buffet will include: 

  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • French Toast
  • Home Fries
  • Made to order Omelets
  • Ham
  • Green Beans
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Manicotti
  • Mixed Salad
  • Bread Rolls

$25 for adults, and $12.50 for kids. Make your reservations today. Space will fill up fast!

Penn Harris Hotel

1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill; (717) 763-7117

Hoppy Easter Sunday Buffet Luncheon, April 9, from 11 am to 2 pm. The main buffet includes ham, prime rib, scallop potatoes, green beans, corn, tossed salad, and rolls. The cold buffet includes a smoked salmon board, cheese board, and crudite. The kids' buffet includes ham, chicken fingers, mashed potatoes, mac & cheese, corn, and applesauce. Plus, assorted desserts for all. Adults $35; Seniors $27; Kids $15; 4 and under FREE. There is limited seating. Call to reserve. (717) 763-7117.

Middlesex Diner

1803 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle; (717) 241-2021

Open 6 am to 8 pm. Easter meals include a choice of soup or salad, two side dishes, and dinner rolls. Entrees include ham, turkey, leg of lamb. salmon, veal parmesan, NY strip steak, haddock, meatloaf, chicken breast or roast beef. View full menu on their Facebook page.