June 27, 2017

Retro Ads: Easter Through the Years

Easter is one of the big commercial holidays here in America, so it should come as no surprise when companies and brands center some of their advertising around the holiday.  The biggest of course would be candy companies, but other brands get in on the marketing holiday as well.  Click through the slide show below to go back in time and check out some of the advertising from through the years.

  • Brachs Candy
    Brachs Candy
    Another ad for Brachs, this time featuring the popular Bugs Bunny.
  • Dolly Madison Cakes
    Dolly Madison Cakes
    I bet these would sure be tasty in an Easter basket.
  • Whitmans
    Whitmans
    Whitmans candy is another staple of major holidays.
  • Peeps
    Peeps
    Original marketed at "Easter Mallows", these are the Peeps we know and love today.
  • Pez
    Pez
    Another Easter basket staple. I'd still love an Easter Bunny Pez dispenser now.
  • Coca-Cola
    Coca-Cola
    Coca-Cola is an American icon, and they've always had advertising for every occasion.
  • Kool-Aid
    Kool-Aid
    Looks like a good color for Easter.
  • Brachs Candy
    Brachs Candy
    Again, Brachs candy has long been a staple of Easter baskets.
  • Smarties
    Smarties
    Who wouldn't love an egg full of Smarties in their Easter basket.
  • Brachs Candy
    Brachs Candy
    A nice selection of Brachs Easter candy.
  • Brachs Candy
    Brachs Candy
    Brachs candy is a staple in Easter baskets.
  • Care Bear Toys
    Care Bear Toys
    I'm sure little girls in the 80's were thrilled to find these toys in their Easter baskets.
  • Rainbow Brite Wrap-an-Egg
    Rainbow Brite Wrap-an-Egg
    One of the best parts of Easter is decorating the eggs.
  • Del Monte Pineapple
    Del Monte Pineapple
    Who don't love pineapple with their Eater ham?
  • Milky Way
    Milky Way
    This ad appears to be from the 60's

 

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