2015 Grand Canyon Easter Sunrise Service Sunday April 5th at 6:00AM
The 80th Annual Grand Canyon Easter Sunrise Service will be held this Sunday April 5th at 6:00am at Mather Point. Please dress for cold, windy conditions.
The Mather Point Overlook which is located near the Grand Canyon Visitor Center is ideally located for Grand Canyon Easter Sunrise Services. It is highly accessible, including wheelchair accessibility, with plenty of parking for Visitors to enjoy these Services each year. You can also take the Grand Canyon National Park Shuttle buses to the Grand Canyon Visitor Center and Mather Point. See the Shuttle Bus Schedules at this link: Schedule
Mather Point is named after the Stephen Tyng Mather, who was the first Director for the National Park Service when it was created in 1916. Next year’s Grand Canyon Easter Sunrise Service will be when the National Park Service is Celebrating it’s 100th Anniversary!
Grand Canyon Easter Sunrise Service at Mather Point has been a tradition since 1935. Over the years, the Service has been broadcast over both Radio Stations and major Television Networks. This has Allowed citizens of the United States to enjoy Grand Canyon Easter Sunrise Services for many years at a distance. All the time, imagining and desiring to experience Easter Sunrise Service at the Grand Canyon.
On April 5th, at 6:00am, there will be from 1,000 – 2,000 visitors to the Grand Canyon enjoying these Sunrise Services. It is an Interdenominational Service open to ALL. This is an opportunity to remind all visitors of Christian faiths of that beautiful Easter morn when Jesus Christ had arisen from the grave. There are now visitors from all over the world who come to enjoy this Celebration!
We invite you, one and all, to come and participate in this beautiful Grand Canyon tradition! It will be early and cold that morning, but your heart will leap with joy as we celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ and Sunrise at the Grand Canyon!