Easter Weekend Fun Guide (April 18-20 2014)

Happy Easter

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It’s Easter weekend and on top of spending time with family and friends eating and celebrating, there’s lots of Easter family fun events taking place across Ontario starting on Good Friday and running all weekend long.

Easter Egg Hunts in Ontario 2014

Around Town this Weekend…

Multiple Locations Across Ontario

Dogs love Easter too!!  Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs brought to you by National Service Dogs –  This event is held on Good Friday!  Each year, thousands of plastic eggs are filled with dog treats and hidden over a defined area of a local park. Each egg contains a Milk-Bone treat and a sticker, representing a chance to win one of hundreds of great prizes.  This special event is being held in BramptonGuelphKitchenerLondonOakvilleSt. Catharines, and Windsor

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Easter Fun Day @ Sheridan Nurseries (Saturday April 19th) – Bring the entire family for an Egg-tastic time at our Annual Easter Fun Day! The fun doesn’t end with our Easter Egg hunt; there will also be a colouring contest, great in-store specials and much more…  Minimum $3 charge per participant.  Proceeds to Children’s Wish Foundation and Upopolis.   Easter Egg Hunt starts at 9.00am sharp!  Participating stores include: Etobicoke/East Mississauga, Whitby, Kitchener/Waterloo, Markham/Unionville, Mississauga/Oakville, Scarborough

Amherstburg

Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Libro Credit Union (April 19th) – Easter Eggs galore! Children love this annual event, where they hunt for chocolate Easter Eggs. Come out and satisfy that sweet tooth or just come to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny!

Ancaster

2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Meadowlands Blvd (April 19th) –  Three separate fields designated for three different age groups.  Pre-Register to be guaranteed a goody bag sponsored by local business. All registrations will be confirmed by email. Registration opens @ 12:00pm and the Egg Hunt starts @ 1:00pm  $2.00 donation / child

Aurora

Easter Egg Hunt @ Aurora Senior’s Centre (April 19th) – Join us for Aurora’s Easter Egg Hunt at the Aurora Seniors’ Centre. This egg-citing event will have kids 12 and under searching for eggs to be redeemed for a goodie bag.  Other fun includes a visit with the Easter Bunny, egg-citing activities including face painting, a scavenger hunt, bunny bowling and more.  There are only 1,500 spots for be sure to buy your tickets in advance at Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex for $5 per child

Barrie

Spring Festival @ Chappell Farms (April 12-13 & 18, 19 & 20)- Fun for the whole family including a candy hunt every Hour, magic shows, wagon rides, animals, trike track, jumping castle and food!

Belleville

Madoc 2014 Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Kiwanis Centre (April 19th) – We’re back and it’s our 13th Year!!! We have games and a ton of fun with great prizes!  There’s going to be a bbq, raffle table, bake table & of course the Easter egg hunt! And of course what would our Easter Event be without a special visit from…… you guessed it, the Easter Bunny!!!! With visits from Mickey & Minnie Mouse too.So bring out the whole family and come join us for a fun filled day!All proceeds will be going to local community charities!! $2 Admission

Blue Mountain

Easter @ Blue – Send the kids on an EGG HUNT throughout the Village or perhaps try out an EGG DIVEat The Plunge! Aquatic Centre – or do them both! Lots on the go including Horse & Wagon rides 1-4pm on Saturday and Sunday, The Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, The Woodlot Low Ropes courseand of course 40 shops & restaurants to explore.

Bracebridge

Easter Egg Hunt – The Bracebridge Agricultural Society and Muskoka Bulk Barns invites children ages 3 – 8 to a Free Easter Egg Hunt at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds on Good Friday @ 1:00pm

Brampton

Easterfest @ Downey’s Farm (April 12-13, 18-20) – Get ready from some eggcellent fun as you enjoy the Abracadabra Magic with Steve Baker, a Puppet Show, an Easter Egg Scramble, some Face Painting, Egg Decorating and Farm Animals.  Downey’s Easterfest is not to be missed!!

Burlington

Easter Egg Hunt @ Holland Park (April 18th) – One of our longest-standing events, the Easter Egg Hunt is a fun, festive and memorable morning for all! We scatter wrapped, mini chocolate eggs in our greenhouse and allow children to collect a small baggy, which is provided. As well, the Easter Bunny always makes an appearance! Bring your own camera to have your child’s picture taken with Mr. Bunny! Our annual Easter Egg Hunt is for children up to the age of 8 years old.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Amazing Adventures Playland (April 18 & 21) – Thousands of Plastic Eggs to collect in the indoor play land, Pizza Pizza Slice & Oasis Juice Box for each child and an Easter Themed Loot Bag for each to take home. Visit website for cost

Caledonia

Caledonia 2nd Annual Easter Egg hunt @ Gateway Church (April 18th at noon) – Come and Join us for lots of great Easter activities for the children and a great day out for the whole family.  Children ages 0-10 years. Donations and Non Perishable Food Bank Collections are being accepted.  DONT FORGET TO BRING YOUR EASTER BASKET !!!!!!  Please contact Lisa Friscolanti @ 905-379-2717 to pre-register

Chatham

Easter Egg Hunt – Maple City Citizens on Patrol and The Kinsmen Club of Chatham are having our 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Firday April 18, 2014. Admission is $3 per child 10 and under. Free refreshments available. Get your photos taken with the Easter Bunny, and visit with Elmer The Safety Elephant. Bake Sale, Penny Sale and many other vendors on site.

Elmvale

Easter @ Rounds Ranch (April 18 & 19) – Bring your Easter baskets for lots of fun for the whole family as they run and explore with the Easter Bunny,  hunt for eggs,  enjoy a  wagon ride, pet the baby bunnies and chicks.  There is so much to do!

Elora

Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Bissel Park (April 19) – In addition to the ever popular egg hunt, there will be a fire truck, cotton candy, popcorn, vendors and much more! Wristbands for egg hunt participation are $5 per child 10 and under. Wristbands are available in advance at Elora Co-op Preschool, Jester’s Fun Factory in Fergus, Dr. Wagler’s office, Village Kids in Elora or at Zehrs in Fergus on Saturday April 12 from 10am-2pm. If you are unable to buy them in advance, they will be available to purchase at the event

Fenelon Falls

Easter Eggstravaganza – Easter egg hunt begins at 9:00 a.m. to 1:00pm. rain or shine. Look for the Easter Poster in participating stores, visit the store and find the Easter Egg pictures. Once you have seen all three pictures then head to the Easter Bunny Headquarters located at Slices and Scoops 10 Water St where there will be face painting, Easter cookie decorating, pictures with the Easter Bunny and…..receive your Easter Goodie Bag

Gravenhurst

Easter Egg Hunt – Bring your basket and search for eggs all over Gravenhurst.  Annual Gravenhurst Easter Egg Hunt at the Muskoka Wharf. Sat, April 19th at 11am sharp. Ages 3-8.

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Hamilton

Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Mountain Kidz Klub @ Mountain Drive Park – Good Friday at 11:30AM – 4:00PM   $2/egg Price includes a bag of goodies. The Easter Bunny will also be joining us. All ages are welcome. All proceeds go to support Mountain Kidz Klub Programs

Easter Egg Hunt @ Gourley Park (April 18th) – The events will commence at noon and run until 2pm.We have planned a variety of Free Easter related games, crafts & activities. So come out and join in on the FUN !!! There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt for the children where every child will get a loot bag after participating in some of the activities. There will be a Petting Zoo, Bounce Castle and Obstacle Course. Meet the Easter Bunny, so bring your camera. Bruiser and Stripes may make an appearance as well. Face Painting by the Cats Claws face painting team.

Huntsville

Muskoka Heritage Place and The Nutty Chocolatier Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt – Admission is FREE and gates opens at 12:00 noon sharp and children are split into various age groups, even the very young. They then embark upon a chocolate treasure, hunt and search for the golden eggs to win prizes. The entire event lasts one hour and admission is free. Please no pets and we allow registered service animals.

Kingsville

Good Friday @ Colasanti’s – There will be an Easter Scavenger hunt for children 10 and under.  All Children Who Participate Will Participate In An Indoor Straw Obstacle Course, Bean Bag Toss, Rubber Ducky Game And A Chance To Meet The Easter Bunny.  All Children Who Participate Will Receive Prizes And Candy.  For an additional cost you can partake in the lunch buffet and buy an all day ride pass.

Kitchener

Easter Fun Day @ Sheridan Nurseries – Bring the entire family for an Egg-tastic time at our Annual Easter Fun Day! The fun doesn’t end with our Easter Egg hunt; there will also be a colouring contest, great in-store specials and much more…

Lindsay

Easter Eco Egg Hunt @ Gamiing Nature Centre (April 19th) – The eggs are hidden and ready for you to find.  Other games include the forest bingo, hunting with your senses and more,always  popular games to play with the family while you take in the sights and sounds of the forest, meadows and wetland. And KUBB game for children of ALL ages. Yummy refreshments are available.

London

Easter Party & Egg Hunt @ Storybook Gardens (April 18 & 19) – Join us for a day of fun with Peter Rabbit!  It’s a bunny party with lots of fun for the little ones.  There will be face painting, chocolate Bingo, meet and greet with the bunny himself, carousel rides and of course the hunt for eggs.  There are costs associated with the  activities

The Easter Egg Hunt @ TD Waterhouse Stadium (April 19th) – Join us from 10-12, for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! There will be over 15 000 eggs to be found, as well as games, food, activities, and more! Don’t miss out! Cost: $10/family (Tickets available at the door)

Easter Egg Hunt @ Carroll Park – Cost is $2 for your little ones to participate in a fun Easter egg hunt, get their face painted and dance along to the onsite DJ.

Midland

Easter Spring Fling @ Wye Marsh – There will be an easter egg hunt and kids crafts at the naturalist’s table all day (drop in) 10am to 4pm.

Milton

Easter Egg Hunt @ Mountsberg Conservation Area (April 18) – Come out for a giant Easter Egg Hunt which is sure to be fun for the whole family.  Regular Admission fees apply.

Easter Festival @ Springridge Farm – So much fun to be had Easter weekend at Springridge Farm!  Join in an Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny, watch a professional puppet show, have your face painted like a bunny, go for a wagon ride, take home so crafty bunny ears and play in the super fun Farmyard!  Don’t forget to  check out the yummy snacks in the bakery before you head home!

Mississauga

Port Credit Easter Fair @ Port Credit Lighthouse (April 18 -20) – The Easter fun includes free photos with the Easter Bunny, carnival rides, free face painting and children’s activities and performers.

Easter Egg Hunt @ Alpha’s Discovery Centre – Alpha’s Discovery Club is holding its annual  Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny. Fun includes an Easter Egg Hunt, Visit with the Easter Bunny himself, Easter theme crafts and fun on the Indoor Playground.  Cost: $15/child  Space is limited so reserve your tickets today!

Mount Albert

Easter Fun Fest @ Brooks Farms – Upon arrival children will receive their very own Easter basket. Children will collect plastic eggs from our Barnyard Playland and trade in for chocolate when they are ready. For the older children there will be a Scavenger hunt.  Additional fun can be had on a train or wagon ride and in the Barnyard playland.

North Bay

Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the YMCA – Come join us and enjoy some fun spring holiday games and crafts and take part in our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th th from 1:00 to 3:00pm. Ages 2 to 12 years welcome!

Orillia 

Tap Into Maple – A unique family adventure all about MAPLE in Ontario’s Lake Country from March 1st – May 31st. Located in Central Ontario and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario’s Lake Country and Springwater are the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple. Some of the local maple syrup producers have been harvesting the sap for over 100 years.  Local residents and visitors are encouraged to experience all things maple this spring on what just might be the sweetest route through one of the prettiest parts of the province.

Downtown Easter Egg Hunt – Great Easter Egg hunt Saturday April 19th from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm (noon) outside the Orillia Opera House 20 Mississaga St W Orillia.  There will be chocolate, you can visit the Easter Bunny, face painting and more.

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Ottawa

Easter Egg Hunt @ Valley View Little Animal Farm – Our Farm Easter Bunny has lost 100’s of coloured eggs, he needs your help to find them. The Egg Hunt runs daily throughout the Easter Week-end.  While you’re there be sure to visit the animals, take a train ride and play in their playground

Easter Egg Hunt with Curious Cottontail @ Cumberland Heritage Village Museum (April 19th) – Hop over to the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum on the Saturday of Easter weekend for a fun-filled day of Easter festivities and even a special visit from a certain bunny…

Easter on the Farm @ Canada Agriculture Museum (April 18 – 21) – Come celebrate spring’s arrival at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum this Easter weekend! After a long winter, the barns have come alive with the arrival of newborn animals. Come welcome the soft little lambs, marvel at the rabbits’ silky fur and observe the fluffy newly-hatched chicks and ducklings from up close. Visitors can help make a variety of Easter breads and taste a delicious sample. What’s more, the annual egg hunt is on again – children 6 years-old and younger can participate in the hunt for tots while older children can take on the challenge of hunting for the “signs of spring” throughout the barns. All this from Good Friday through Easter Monday at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum!

Easter Egg-stravaganza Hunt @ Bytown Museum (April 19-20) – Hop to it! Follow the clues as you explore all three floors of the BYTOWN MUSEUM! When you’ve found all our hidden eggs, pick up your prize at the Front Desk.

Easter at the Estate @ Billings Estate (APril 19th) – One of our most popular events, Easter at the Estate, has all the things you’d expect – egg dyeing, egg races, an Easter egg hunt, and of course the Easter Bunny himself is there to visit with families and he loves to have his photo taken! But did you know we take Easter to another level with our depictions of rabbits throughout popular culture (think Bugs Bunny, the Velveteen Rabbit, Peter Rabbit, and more) and our custom Elmer Fudd “shooting gallery”? $6/person, $10/pair, $16/family

Perth

Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Stewart Park (April 19th)  – Brought to you by PERTH TOURISM! For ages 8 and under, all children must be accompanied by an adult.  The park will be divided into two sections for the young, and the younger, to search for eggs, which can then be exchanged for EASTER TREATS!! While your child is waiting to receive his/her treats, they can enjoy the music, hang with the Korny Klowns and have their face painted.

Peterborough

Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Nutty Chocolatier (April 20) – Children aged two to seven are invited to take part in the Downtown Easter Egg Hunt in the courtyard outside Peterborough Square at Water and Charlotte streets from noon until 2 p.m.  The Easter Bunny will make an appearance,  the Art School of Peterborough is sponsoring a colouring contest and The Nutty Chocolatier is also holding an Easter Bonnet contest during the event. People are encouraged to dress in their most fashionable accessories.

The Big Egg Hunt @ Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre (April 19th) – Pathway Church is pleased to present “the big egg hunt’ which is an event open to the public and all children 10 and under are invited to participate. There will be many activities including: Bouncy Castles, Slides, Cookie Decorating, and Easter Bunny Appearances. Come and join in the fun! Adult supervision is a must! Bring your favorite basket or bag for collecting eggs

Pickering 

Easter Parade – The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 606 & the Ladies Auxiliary proudly present the Annual Easter Parade. Put on your best Easter bonnet, decorate your bike, wagon or doll carriage to win great prizes!  Free lunch and activities at the Legion following the parade.  Parade Route: East on Annland St. at Liverpool Rd. to Krosno Blvd. and along Krosno to Bayly St.

Rockton

Good Friday Easter Fun @ Westfield Heritage Village – Visit the village for some old-fashioned fun on Good (Egg) Friday.  Visit the village for some old-fashioned fun on Good Friday.  Eggs will be the theme of the day, with old-fashioned games, activities and demonstrations throughout the village

Spring Sundays – Enjoy a leisurely day in the country as you visit over thirty historical buildings.  Visit log buildings, a one-room school, blacksmith shop, railway station, TH&B locomotive, general store and many other buildings with volunteers dressed in period clothing. Don’t forget some old-fashioned candy from Eddie D. Cat Confectionery and one-of-a-kind gifts from the Gift Shop. Sundays April 6, 13, 20, 27

Sarnia

Easter in the Park (April 19th) – Visit with the Easter Bunny! Enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt!   Bring the family and enjoy: Train rides, delicious food, and lots of activities for the kids

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St. Andrews

Easter Egg Hunt @ McMaze (April 18-20) – Children and adults alike delight in meeting the Easter Bunny and helping him find his eggs. Pile aboard the wagon for a ride out to the forest. Hunt through the bush in search of the Easter Bunny’s lost eggs, and add them to your basket. We’ll dump them all into the Bunny’s Giant Basket and head back to visit the baby animals in the barn. Family fun for all! $10/person over 2 yrs

St. Catherines

Easter Egg Hunt @ Jaycee Gardens (April 19th)- Over 50,000 mini chocolate eggs to be found!!! With the help of community sponsors, JCI St.Catharines (Jaycees) is putting on a free Easter Egg Hunt for children up to the age of 10. There will also be entertainment for the whole family, live music, inflatables, a BBQ and more.

Sundridge

Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Copeman Tree Farms (April 20th) – Join the egg hunt with over 1000 eggs to find!! Egg hunts will start promptly at 1:00pm. If kids look closely, they’ll sneak a peak at the Easter bunny hiding the last few eggs in the fields! Kids will separate into different age groups and then search for chocolatey treasures hidden amongst the trees of their designated hunt field.  As always, there will be bigger eggs with bigger prizes!!  Find a golden ticket and you win an Easter gift basket!! After the hunts, food, games, activities, prizes & pictures with the Easter bunny will be available!!

Thunder Bay

Easter Egg Hunt @ Gammondale Farm (April 19th) – Help the Easter Bunny find all the eggs. $10/child includes Egg Hunt, Easter Loot, meet the Easter Bunny, visit the Farm Animals, Duck Races, Tire Swing, NEW! Finger Funnies and more. Also Draft Horse Rides, Face Painting, Jelly Bean Count, Bake Sale and Snacks.

Toronto

Beaches Easter Parade brought to you by the Toronto Beaches Lions – Parade starts at 2pm on Easter Sunday at Queen St. @ Munro Park

Celebrate Easter @ Toronto Zoo (April 19 -21) -This year we are celebrating Easter in the Conservation Connection Centre with crafts, colouring, egg-ducational activities and giant panda mascots who will be dressed in their Easter best! What is Easter without eggs? Visit one of our many free Daily Keeper Talks to experience egg-citing enrichment, plus keep your eyes peeled for festive eggs in various animal exhibits all throughout the Zoo site. Hop by of our Spring Awakening Volunteer Stations to discover the amazing array of unconventional eggs found in the animal kingdom. We want you to get “Springy” with it! Find a Easter photo op inside one of the Zoo’s pavilions, take your photo and post it on Instagram #torontozooeaster. Have fun and be creative!

Easter Eggstravaganza @ Centreville – Join Beasley Bear and the Easter Bunny at Centreville Amusement Park and Far Enough Farm for Toronto’s LARGEST Easter egg hunt! This egg-citing pre-season event features a selection of rides, games, a visit from the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre, music, face painting, bouncing castles, TWO awesome egg-collecting events (The Hunt and The Scramble) and more! Those looking to carry their eggs home in style may want to purchase a basket for decoration at the Cystic Fibrosis Canada Easter basket decorating station.

Welland

Easter Family Fun @ Merritt Island (April 19th) – The fun will include:  Fire Truck, Refreshment, Face Painting, Trivia, Games, Entertainment, Fish Pond, Maze, Inflatables, Easter Bunny, Sparky Ballooning $2 participation cost

Wasaga Beach

Easter Eggstravaganza @ Oakview Woods and RecPlex/ YMCA(April 19th) – Be sure to come out for the 6th annual Easter Eggstravaganza! This fun filled day will provide our community the opportunity to celebrate the arrival of spring, community spirit and of course Easter!  Activities include an Easter egg hunt, petting zoo, horse and wagon rides, family activities, WBYC BBQ,  the Easter Bunny live on location and Much Much More!

Windsor

Children’s Easter egg-stravaganza @ Willistead Manor (April 19th) – Indoor & outdoor games, activities, crafts & prizes followed by an Easter egg and scavenger hunt!  Includes refreshments, festive treats and a goodie- bag for each paying child. The Easter Bunny will be paying a special visit so parents pack your cameras!  Children ages 3 – 11  $5.00 per child. Tickets must be purchased in advance on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Reserve now, space is limited! Contact Kathie Renaud at 519 915-3310

Easter Egg Hunt @ Windsor High School Soccer Field (April 19th)  – Starts at 10am sharp for children 10 and under.  Egg Hunts will be divided up based on a age so it’s fair for the little ones

From our family to yours we wish you a very Happy Easter

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Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on its Way! Easter Events Across Ontario

Easter Egg Hunts in Ontario 2014

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FIND OUR GUIDE TO 2015 EASTER EVENTS HERE!!!

Tis the season for the Easter Bunny, Easter Parades and everyone’s favourite EGG HUNT!!!  For the next couple of weekends there are so many fun Easter themed activities taking place across Ontario.  See our Easter Fun Guide that list over 60 events taking place this Easter season!

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Dogs love Easter too!!  Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs brought to you by National Service Dogs –  This event is held on Good Friday!  Each year, thousands of plastic eggs are filled with dog treats and hidden over a defined area of a local park. Each egg contains a Milk-Bone treat and a sticker, representing a chance to win one of hundreds of great prizes.  This special event is being held in BramptonGuelphKitchenerLondonOakvilleSt. Catharines, and Windsor

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Easter Fun … 

Multiple Locations

Easter Fun Day @ Sheridan Nurseries (Saturday April 19th) – Bring the entire family for an Egg-tastic time at our Annual Easter Fun Day! The fun doesn’t end with our Easter Egg hunt; there will also be a colouring contest, great in-store specials and much more…  Minimum $3 charge per participant.  Proceeds to Children’s Wish Foundation and Upopolis.   Easter Egg Hunt starts at 9.00am sharp!  Participating stores include: Etobicoke/East Mississauga, Whitby, Kitchener/Waterloo, Markham/Unionville, Mississauga/Oakville, Scarborough

Amherstburg

Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Libro Credit Union (April 19th) – Easter Eggs galore! Children love this annual event, where they hunt for chocolate Easter Eggs. Come out and satisfy that sweet tooth or just come to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny!

Ancaster

2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Meadowlands Blvd (April 19th) –  Three separate fields designated for three different age groups.  Pre-Register to be guaranteed a goody bag sponsored by local business. All registrations will be confirmed by email. Registration opens @ 12:00pm and the Egg Hunt starts @ 1:00pm  $2.00 donation / child

Aurora

Easter Egg Hunt @ Aurora Senior’s Centre (April 19th) – Join us for Aurora’s Easter Egg Hunt at the Aurora Seniors’ Centre. This egg-citing event will have kids 12 and under searching for eggs to be redeemed for a goodie bag.  Other fun includes a visit with the Easter Bunny, egg-citing activities including face painting, a scavenger hunt, bunny bowling and more.  There are only 1,500 spots for be sure to buy your tickets in advance at Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex for $5 per child

Barrie

Spring Festival @ Chappell Farms (April 12-13 & 18, 19 & 20)- Fun for the whole family including a candy hunt every Hour, magic shows, wagon rides, animals, trike track, jumping castle and food!

Easter Egg Hunt – Join the fun as we celebrate easter with the Barrie City Police on their annual Easter Egg Hunt held at Roberta Place Retirement Lodge.  On Saturday March 30, 2013, bring the whole family out to meet Barrie’s Finest and thier German Shepherd Mascot, Blue.

Belleville

Madoc 2014 Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Kiwanis Centre (April 19th) – We’re back and it’s our 13th Year!!! We have games and a ton of fun with great prizes!  There’s going to be a bbq, raffle table, bake table & of course the Easter egg hunt! And of course what would our Easter Event be without a special visit from…… you guessed it, the Easter Bunny!!!! With visits from Mickey & Minnie Mouse too.So bring out the whole family and come join us for a fun filled day!All proceeds will be going to local community charities!! $2 Admission

Blue Mountain

Easter @ Blue – Send the kids on an EGG HUNT throughout the Village or perhaps try out an EGG DIVEat The Plunge! Aquatic Centre – or do them both! Lots on the go including Horse & Wagon rides 1-4pm on Saturday and Sunday, The Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, The Woodlot Low Ropes courseand of course 40 shops & restaurants to explore.

Bracebridge

Easter Egg Hunt – The Bracebridge Agricultural Society and Muskoka Bulk Barns invites children ages 3 – 8 to a Free Easter Egg Hunt at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds on Good Friday @ 1:00pm

Brampton

Easterfest @ Downey’s Farm (April 12-13, 18-20) – Get ready from some eggcellent fun as you enjoy the Abracadabra Magic with Steve Baker, a Puppet Show, an Easter Egg Scramble, some Face Painting, Egg Decorating and Farm Animals.  Downey’s Easterfest is not to be missed!!

Burlington

Sp’egg’tacular Easter Event – On Sunday, April 13th, 2014 the Easter bunny is visiting Ireland House at Oakridge Farm! Children can go on an exciting Easter egg hunt and meet the Easter bunny. The egg hunts will be held between 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. for ALL AGES. Chocolate goodie bags will be awarded for eggs turned in by children.  It will be a fun-filled afternoon of activities such as festive crafts, carnival style games, face painting, Kicks for Kids inflatables and karate demonstrations, vendors, a fantastic silent auction and children’s raffle, special prizes,  entertainment and more. A delicious BBQ and other refreshments will be available.

Easter Egg Hunt @ Holland Park (April 18th) – One of our longest-standing events, the Easter Egg Hunt is a fun, festive and memorable morning for all! We scatter wrapped, mini chocolate eggs in our greenhouse and allow children to collect a small baggy, which is provided. As well, the Easter Bunny always makes an appearance! Bring your own camera to have your child’s picture taken with Mr. Bunny! Our annual Easter Egg Hunt is for children up to the age of 8 years old.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Amazing Adventures Playland (April 18 & 21) – Thousands of Plastic Eggs to collect in the indoor play land, Pizza Pizza Slice & Oasis Juice Box for each child and an Easter Themed Loot Bag for each to take home. Visit website for cost

Caledonia

Caledonia 2nd Annual Easter Egg hunt @ Gateway Church (April 18th at noon) – Come and Join us for lots of great Easter activities for the children and a great day out for the whole family.  Children ages 0-10 years. Donations and Non Perishable Food Bank Collections are being accepted.  DONT FORGET TO BRING YOUR EASTER BASKET !!!!!!  Please contact Lisa Friscolanti @ 905-379-2717 to pre-register

Chatham

Easter Egg Hunt – Maple City Citizens on Patrol and The Kinsmen Club of Chatham are having our 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Firday April 18, 2014. Admission is $3 per child 10 and under. Free refreshments available. Get your photos taken with the Easter Bunny, and visit with Elmer The Safety Elephant. Bake Sale, Penny Sale and many other vendors on site.

Elmvale

Easter @ Rounds Ranch (April 18 & 19) – Bring your Easter baskets for lots of fun for the whole family as they run and explore with the Easter Bunny,  hunt for eggs,  enjoy a  wagon ride, pet the baby bunnies and chicks.  There is so much to do!

Elora

Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Bissel Park (April 19) – In addition to the ever popular egg hunt, there will be a fire truck, cotton candy, popcorn, vendors and much more! Wristbands for egg hunt participation are $5 per child 10 and under. Wristbands are available in advance at Elora Co-op Preschool, Jester’s Fun Factory in Fergus, Dr. Wagler’s office, Village Kids in Elora or at Zehrs in Fergus on Saturday April 12 from 10am-2pm. If you are unable to buy them in advance, they will be available to purchase at the event

Fenelon Falls

Easter Eggstravaganza – Easter egg hunt begins at 9:00 a.m. to 1:00pm. rain or shine. Look for the Easter Poster in participating stores, visit the store and find the Easter Egg pictures. Once you have seen all three pictures then head to the Easter Bunny Headquarters located at Slices and Scoops 10 Water St where there will be face painting, Easter cookie decorating, pictures with the Easter Bunny and…..receive your Easter Goodie Bag

Gravenhurst

Easter Egg Hunt – Bring your basket and search for eggs all over Gravenhurst.  Annual Gravenhurst Easter Egg Hunt at the Muskoka Wharf. Sat, April 19th at 11am sharp. Ages 3-8.

Hamilton

Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Mountain Kidz Klub @ Mountain Drive Park – Good Friday at 11:30AM – 4:00PM   $2/egg Price includes a bag of goodies. The Easter Bunny will also be joining us. All ages are welcome. All proceeds go to support Mountain Kidz Klub Programs

Easter Egg Hunt @ Gourley Park (April 18th) – The events will commence at noon and run until 2pm.We have planned a variety of Free Easter related games, crafts & activities. So come out and join in on the FUN !!! There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt for the children where every child will get a loot bag after participating in some of the activities. There will be a Petting Zoo, Bounce Castle and Obstacle Course. Meet the Easter Bunny, so bring your camera. Bruiser and Stripes may make an appearance as well. Face Painting by the Cats Claws face painting team.

Huntsville

Muskoka Heritage Place and The Nutty Chocolatier Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt – Admission is FREE and gates opens at 12:00 noon sharp and children are split into various age groups, even the very young. They then embark upon a chocolate treasure, hunt and search for the golden eggs to win prizes. The entire event lasts one hour and admission is free. Please no pets and we allow registered service animals.

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Kingsville

Good Friday @ Colasanti’s – There will be an Easter Scavenger hunt for children 10 and under.  All Children Who Participate Will Participate In An Indoor Straw Obstacle Course, Bean Bag Toss, Rubber Ducky Game And A Chance To Meet The Easter Bunny.  All Children Who Participate Will Receive Prizes And Candy.  For an additional cost you can partake in the lunch buffet and buy an all day ride pass.

Kitchener

Easter Fun Day @ Sheridan Nurseries – Bring the entire family for an Egg-tastic time at our Annual Easter Fun Day! The fun doesn’t end with our Easter Egg hunt; there will also be a colouring contest, great in-store specials and much more…

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Easter Eco Egg Hunt @ Gamiing Nature Centre (April 19th) – The eggs are hidden and ready for you to find.  Other games include the forest bingo, hunting with your senses and more,always  popular games to play with the family while you take in the sights and sounds of the forest, meadows and wetland. And KUBB game for children of ALL ages. Yummy refreshments are available.

London

Easter Party & Egg Hunt @ Storybook Gardens (April 18 & 19) – Join us for a day of fun with Peter Rabbit!  It’s a bunny party with lots of fun for the little ones.  There will be face painting, chocolate Bingo, meet and greet with the bunny himself, carousel rides and of course the hunt for eggs.  There are costs associated with the  activities

The Easter Egg Hunt @ TD Waterhouse Stadium (April 19th) – Join us from 10-12, for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! There will be over 15 000 eggs to be found, as well as games, food, activities, and more! Don’t miss out! Cost: $10/family (Tickets available at the door)

Easter Egg Hunt @ Carroll Park – Cost is $2 for your little ones to participate in a fun Easter egg hunt, get their face painted and dance along to the onsite DJ.

Midland

Easter Spring Fling @ Wye Marsh – There will be an easter egg hunt and kids crafts at the naturalist’s table all day (drop in) 10am to 4pm.

Milton

Easter Egg Hunt @ Mountsberg Conservation Area (April 18) – Come out for a giant Easter Egg Hunt which is sure to be fun for the whole family.  Regular Admission fees apply.

Tea with the Easter Bunny @ Milton Mall –  (April 13 from 1-4pm) Bring your kids out to Sunday Tea with the Easter Bunny.  Tickets are $20 each, and there will be two sittings 1-2 pm, and 3-4pm.  Ticket price covers light refreshments, and a 5X7 photo with the Easter Bunny as well as a goody bag.

Easter Festival @ Springridge Farm – So much fun to be had Easter weekend at Springridge Farm!  Join in an Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny, watch a professional puppet show, have your face painted like a bunny, go for a wagon ride, take home so crafty bunny ears and play in the super fun Farmyard!  Don’t forget to  check out the yummy snacks in the bakery before you head home!

Mississauga

Port Credit Easter Fair @ Port Credit Lighthouse (April 18 -20) – The Easter fun includes free photos with the Easter Bunny, carnival rides, free face painting and children’s activities and performers.

Easter Egg Hunt @ Alpha’s Discovery Centre – Alpha’s Discovery Club is holding its annual  Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny. Fun includes an Easter Egg Hunt, Visit with the Easter Bunny himself, Easter theme crafts and fun on the Indoor Playground.  Cost: $15/child  Space is limited so reserve your tickets today!

Mount Albert

Easter Fun Fest @ Brooks Farms – Upon arrival children will receive their very own Easter basket. Children will collect plastic eggs from our Barnyard Playland and trade in for chocolate when they are ready. For the older children there will be a Scavenger hunt.  Additional fun can be had on a train or wagon ride and in the Barnyard playland.

North Bay

Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the YMCA – Come join us and enjoy some fun spring holiday games and crafts and take part in our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th th from 1:00 to 3:00pm. Ages 2 to 12 years welcome!

Oakville 

Easter Fun @ Oakville Museum (April 13) – Put a spring in your step and hop on over to the Oakville Museum and enjoy a memorable afternoon with your family. Join us for “egg”citing activities, tour the museum and spot hidden eggs, make Easter crafts, play vintage games and visit McFlurry, the Oakville and Milton Human Society’s education bunny.

Orillia 

Downtown Easter Egg Hunt – Great Easter Egg hunt Saturday April 19th from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm (noon) outside the Orillia Opera House 20 Mississaga St W Orillia.  There will be chocolate, you can visit the Easter Bunny, face painting and more.

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Ottawa

Easter Egg Hunt @ Valley View Little Animal Farm – Our Farm Easter Bunny has lost 100’s of coloured eggs, he needs your help to find them. The Egg Hunt runs daily throughout the Easter Week-end.  While you’re there be sure to visit the animals, take a train ride and play in their playground

Easter Egg Hunt with Curious Cottontail @ Cumberland Heritage Village Museum (April 19th) – Hop over to the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum on the Saturday of Easter weekend for a fun-filled day of Easter festivities and even a special visit from a certain bunny…

Easter on the Farm @ Canada Agriculture Museum (April 18 – 21) – Come celebrate spring’s arrival at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum this Easter weekend! After a long winter, the barns have come alive with the arrival of newborn animals. Come welcome the soft little lambs, marvel at the rabbits’ silky fur and observe the fluffy newly-hatched chicks and ducklings from up close. Visitors can help make a variety of Easter breads and taste a delicious sample. What’s more, the annual egg hunt is on again – children 6 years-old and younger can participate in the hunt for tots while older children can take on the challenge of hunting for the “signs of spring” throughout the barns. All this from Good Friday through Easter Monday at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum!

Easter Egg-stravaganza Hunt @ Bytown Museum (April 19-20) – Hop to it! Follow the clues as you explore all three floors of the BYTOWN MUSEUM! When you’ve found all our hidden eggs, pick up your prize at the Front Desk.

Easter at the Estate @ Billings Estate (APril 19th) – One of our most popular events, Easter at the Estate, has all the things you’d expect – egg dyeing, egg races, an Easter egg hunt, and of course the Easter Bunny himself is there to visit with families and he loves to have his photo taken! But did you know we take Easter to another level with our depictions of rabbits throughout popular culture (think Bugs Bunny, the Velveteen Rabbit, Peter Rabbit, and more) and our custom Elmer Fudd “shooting gallery”? $6/person, $10/pair, $16/family

Perth

Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Stewart Park (April 19th)  – Brought to you by PERTH TOURISM! For ages 8 and under, all children must be accompanied by an adult.  The park will be divided into two sections for the young, and the younger, to search for eggs, which can then be exchanged for EASTER TREATS!! While your child is waiting to receive his/her treats, they can enjoy the music, hang with the Korny Klowns and have their face painted.

Peterborough

Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Nutty Chocolatier (April 20) – Children aged two to seven are invited to take part in the Downtown Easter Egg Hunt in the courtyard outside Peterborough Square at Water and Charlotte streets from noon until 2 p.m.  The Easter Bunny will make an appearance,  the Art School of Peterborough is sponsoring a colouring contest and The Nutty Chocolatier is also holding an Easter Bonnet contest during the event. People are encouraged to dress in their most fashionable accessories.

The Big Egg Hunt @ Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre (April 19th) – Pathway Church is pleased to present “the big egg hunt’ which is an event open to the public and all children 10 and under are invited to participate. There will be many activities including: Bouncy Castles, Slides, Cookie Decorating, and Easter Bunny Appearances. Come and join in the fun! Adult supervision is a must! Bring your favorite basket or bag for collecting eggs

Pickering 

Easter Parade – The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 606 & the Ladies Auxiliary proudly present the Annual Easter Parade. Put on your best Easter bonnet, decorate your bike, wagon or doll carriage to win great prizes!  Free lunch and activities at the Legion following the parade.  Parade Route: East on Annland St. at Liverpool Rd. to Krosno Blvd. and along Krosno to Bayly St.

Rockton

Good Friday Easter Fun @ Westfield Heritage Village – Visit the village for some old-fashioned fun on Good (Egg) Friday.  Visit the village for some old-fashioned fun on Good Friday.  Eggs will be the theme of the day, with old-fashioned games, activities and demonstrations throughout the village

Sarnia

Easter in the Park (April 19th) – Visit with the Easter Bunny! Enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt!   Bring the family and enjoy: Train rides, delicious food, and lots of activities for the kids

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St. Andrews

Easter Egg Hunt @ McMaze (April 18-20) – Children and adults alike delight in meeting the Easter Bunny and helping him find his eggs. Pile aboard the wagon for a ride out to the forest. Hunt through the bush in search of the Easter Bunny’s lost eggs, and add them to your basket. We’ll dump them all into the Bunny’s Giant Basket and head back to visit the baby animals in the barn. Family fun for all! $10/person over 2 yrs

St. Catherines

Easter Egg Hunt @ Jaycee Gardens (April 19th)- Over 50,000 mini chocolate eggs to be found!!! With the help of community sponsors, JCI St.Catharines (Jaycees) is putting on a free Easter Egg Hunt for children up to the age of 10. There will also be entertainment for the whole family, live music, inflatables, a BBQ and more.

Sundridge

Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Copeman Tree Farms (April 20th) – Join the egg hunt with over 1000 eggs to find!! Egg hunts will start promptly at 1:00pm. If kids look closely, they’ll sneak a peak at the Easter bunny hiding the last few eggs in the fields! Kids will separate into different age groups and then search for chocolatey treasures hidden amongst the trees of their designated hunt field.  As always, there will be bigger eggs with bigger prizes!!  Find a golden ticket and you win an Easter gift basket!! After the hunts, food, games, activities, prizes & pictures with the Easter bunny will be available!!

Thunder Bay

Easter Egg Hunt @ Gammondale Farm (April 19th) – Help the Easter Bunny find all the eggs. $10/child includes Egg Hunt, Easter Loot, meet the Easter Bunny, visit the Farm Animals, Duck Races, Tire Swing, NEW! Finger Funnies and more. Also Draft Horse Rides, Face Painting, Jelly Bean Count, Bake Sale and Snacks.

Toronto

Beaches Easter Parade brought to you by the Toronto Beaches Lions – Parade starts at 2pm on Easter Sunday at Queen St. @ Munro Park

Celebrate Easter @ Toronto Zoo (April 19 -21) -This year we are celebrating Easter in the Conservation Connection Centre with crafts, colouring, egg-ducational activities and giant panda mascots who will be dressed in their Easter best! What is Easter without eggs? Visit one of our many free Daily Keeper Talks to experience egg-citing enrichment, plus keep your eyes peeled for festive eggs in various animal exhibits all throughout the Zoo site. Hop by of our Spring Awakening Volunteer Stations to discover the amazing array of unconventional eggs found in the animal kingdom. We want you to get “Springy” with it! Find a Easter photo op inside one of the Zoo’s pavilions, take your photo and post it on Instagram #torontozooeaster. Have fun and be creative!

Welland

Easter Family Fun @ Merritt Island (April 19th) – The fun will include:  Fire Truck, Refreshment, Face Painting, Trivia, Games, Entertainment, Fish Pond, Maze, Inflatables, Easter Bunny, Sparky Ballooning $2 participation cost

Wasaga Beach

Easter Eggstravaganza @ Oakview Woods and RecPlex/ YMCA(April 19th) – Be sure to come out for the 6th annual Easter Eggstravaganza! This fun filled day will provide our community the opportunity to celebrate the arrival of spring, community spirit and of course Easter!  Activities include an Easter egg hunt, petting zoo, horse and wagon rides, family activities, WBYC BBQ,  the Easter Bunny live on location and Much Much More!

Windsor

Children’s Easter egg-stravaganza @ Willistead Manor (April 19th) – Indoor & outdoor games, activities, crafts & prizes followed by an Easter egg and scavenger hunt!  Includes refreshments, festive treats and a goodie- bag for each paying child. The Easter Bunny will be paying a special visit so parents pack your cameras!  Children ages 3 – 11  $5.00 per child. Tickets must be purchased in advance on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Reserve now, space is limited! Contact Kathie Renaud at 519 915-3310

Easter Egg Hunt @ Windsor High School Soccer Field (April 19th)  – Starts at 10am sharp for children 10 and under.  Egg Hunts will be divided up based on a age so it’s fair for the little ones

From our family to yours we wish you a very Happy Easter

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Weekend Fun Guide (April 4-6 2014)

Weekend Fun Guide Family Events in Ontario

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Before Easter events and activities kick into full swing next weekend, why not get out and enjoy a Maple Syrup Festival, take in a hike at a local conservation area or catch a family favourite movie at Cineplex theatres.  Whatever your plans, have fun making family memories!

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Around Town this Weekend….

Campbellville

Maple Town @ Mountsberg Conservation Area – see how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup and smell the fragrant steam rising from simmering kettles, Learn the secrets of Maple Candy making and taste FREE candy samples, Enjoy piping hot pancakes smothered in fresh maple syrup outdoors under our pavilion nestled in the woods and enjoy all the seeing the birds, bison and everything else Mountsberg has to offer.

Sweet Water Season @Crawford Lake Conservation Area –Visit Crawford Lake’s reconstructed Iroquoian Village and learn how maple syrup was discovered and used by Ontario’s First Peoples as you take in an interactive (and edible!) Sweet Water demonstration. Nostalgia is served warm and gooey in the afternoon as staff demonstrate how to make taffy on snow. Sample a variety of syrup grades to determine your maple syrup personality before you pick up a litre (or two!) to take home from the gift shop. Round out the experience with maple themed crafts and discovery hunts for kids.

Carp

Valley Fishing and Outdoor Show – Taking place at the Carp Fairgrounds and Arena, this year’s show will be the largest Hunting and Fishing Show in Eastern Ontario. The show features all your needs for  fishing, hunting, booking trips, boating, things for the cottage, and lots more

Edwards

Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane Farm (Open weekends until April 7th) – Join us for a sleigh ride, visit the sugar shack, and watch the sap to syrup process unfold while enjoying taffy on the snow and a pancake brunch at the Pancake House.

Elmira

Maple Syrup Festival – (April 5th) Our attraction has grown into the World’s Largest One Day Maple Syrup Festival.  Come join us and taste, smell and experience the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival. The entire family will enjoy the tradition that makes the town of Elmira a vibrant and fun place to visit

Napanee

Garden Fun @ Macpherson House – Head to the Macpherson House for some Garden Fun! Children (6-12) will learn how to prepare a garden and what type of vegetables would have been grown by early settlers. They will also create their own garden terrarium to take home. Cost: $7.00. For more information call 613-354-5982 or 613-354-5982 .

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Orillia

Tap Into Maple – A unique family adventure all about MAPLE in Ontario’s Lake Country from March 1st – May 31st. Located in Central Ontario and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario’s Lake Country and Springwater are the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple. Some of the local maple syrup producers have been harvesting the sap for over 100 years.  Local residents and visitors are encouraged to experience all things maple this spring on what just might be the sweetest route through one of the prettiest parts of the province.

Ottawa

Travel & Vacation Show @ Ottawa Convention Centre – This year, the 20th annual show, brags over 200 travel and vacation exhibits with over 50 countries represented by their tourist boards or embassies presenting their countries and cultures in a colourful festive atmosphere that will surely make you dream. They, together with tour operators, agencies and resorts are eager to answer your questions and provide you with a wealth of information. And don’t forget to take advantage of the free informative travel seminars and “only at the show promotions’.

Kidsfest @ Ernst & Young Centre – Two fun-filled days of quality family entertainment — stage shows, popular children’s characters, interactive animal exhibits, play zones, educational demonstrations and musical acts.  PLUS, don’t miss 75+ exhibitors and save on the latest and greatest products & services for your family.

Paris

Gem & Mineral Show @ Paris Fairgrounds – Come check out all the Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Beads and supplies from throughout Canada, the United States and other countries, also the many demonstrators and exhibitors. As this is our 42nd Anniversary show, a silent auction will be held, kids of all ages can ‘Mine for Gem’s and use tools to discover ‘I Dig Fossil Fish’.

Parry Sound

Killbear Provincial Park’s 8th Annual Maple Syrup Festival  @ Killbear Provincial Park (April 5th) – Wagon rides through Killbear, guided tours of the sugar bush and sugar shack and Hot pancakes with pure maple syrup, bacon, tea, coffee or juice ($)

Rockton

Spring Sundays – Enjoy a leisurely day in the country as you visit over thirty historical buildings.  Visit log buildings, a one-room school, blacksmith shop, railway station, TH&B locomotive, general store and many other buildings with volunteers dressed in period clothing. Don’t forget some old-fashioned candy from Eddie D. Cat Confectionery and one-of-a-kind gifts from the Gift Shop. Sundays April 6, 13, 20, 27

Stouffville

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival (March 1 – April 6) @ Bruce’s Mill – It’s a sure sign of spring. Come out and tap into nature! Demonstrations, wagon rides, activities, entertainment, fun crafts and of course pancakes and Maple Syrup.

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Sunderland

Maple Syrup Festival (April 5-6th) – People travel great distances each year to see what riches the little town of Sunderland has to offer. They come to join in the festival fun and to be part of a small town community filled with love, drive and spirit. Everyone enjoys the exciting variety of events taking place during the festival weekend.

Toronto

Hands in the Bowl @ Evergreen Brickworks – Join Evergreen Chef facilitator, Nyle Johnston, for storytelling and community cooking at this fun program for caregivers and children aged 4–7!  Sniff, taste, touch and play are key ingredients as you and your little one rolling up your sleeves as you learn to mix, grate, mash and then eat your delicious creations using only your hands!  Bring a reusbale container to bring home your creations.

Guided Walks @ Rouge Park – Hit the trail with Rouge Park’s Guided Walks in our 5th year of adventure and discovery.  It’s April, and you know what that means… spring is here! Trees are budding! Birds are moving back in! Flowers are popping up! Frogs are calling! Don’t miss a thing! Open the door to outdoor fitness and nature exploration and join a walk with our friendly and fun volunteer leaders! You never know what we’ll see.

Utopia

Spring Tonic – @ Tiffin Centre – Come out and enjoy pancakes with maple syrup made on site, see how maple syrup is made, take a horse-drawn wagon ride, make some crafts and enjoy the live entertainment.

Woodbridge

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival (March 1 – April 6) @ Kortright Centre – It’s a sure sign of spring. Come out and tap into nature! Demonstrations, wagon rides, activities, entertainment, fun crafts and of course pancakes and Maple Syrup.

 

It’s Time to Tap into Maple in Ontario’s Lake Country

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Tap Into Maple – A unique family adventure all about MAPLE

Ontario’s Lake Country from March 1st – May 31st

Located in Central Ontario and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario’s Lake Country and Springwater are the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple. Some of the local maple syrup producers have been harvesting the sap for over 100 years.  Local residents and visitors are encouraged to experience all things maple this spring on what just might be the sweetest route through one of the prettiest parts of the province.

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Starting on March 1st and running through to May 31st, the Tap into Maple route was created to support and showcase local maple syrup, maple products and events. Filled with a variety of different stops throughout the region, the Tap into Maple route will get your senses flowing and your mouth watering. The participants are placed on a map and visitors can go from location to location gathering stamps on their Tap into Maple Passports. You can pick-up your Tap into Maple passport at participating locations. Come and experience our maple history, taste our local maple cuisine, and create your own maple products. You can even stay awhile, our local accommodators have some sweet maple packages available for you! Bring your family or getaway as a couple, Ontario’s Lake Country has something for everyone.

Tap Into Maple can be experienced in many ways. You can savour maple through food at various restaurants, you can delve into the history of maple syrup production at one of the region’s museums, you can stay at a local hotel or resort offering maple-infused packages or you can attend one of many events that will offer a unique maple flavour. Your passport provides information on 12 different maple-themed events and the 23 destinations on the Tap into Maple route. Bring the passport along with you to get special discounts and free treats – and get a stamp at each stop. When you have at least three stamps, you can submit your passport for a chance to win an overnight stay and a basket filled with local maple products valued at more than $500.

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Come and experience all things MAPLE on the sweetest route in Ontario’s Lake Country and Springwater!

 

 

Maple Leaf Monster Jam is Coming to Hamilton – April 5 & 6 2014

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MAPLE LEAF MONSTER JAM TOUR

Races into FirstOntario Centre (Formerly Known as Copps Coliseum)

April 5-6, 2014

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Feld Motor Sports® is excited to bring the Maple Leaf Monster Jam Tour to First Ontario Centre in Hamilton on April 5th and 6th 2014!  Tickets are on sale now.

WIN TICKETS TO THE SHOW

Monster Jam is the most exciting form of family motorsports entertainment on the planet. Maple Leaf Monster Jam®, starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam monster trucks! The twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over or smash through!  Monster Jam provides a massive night’s entertainment tailored perfectly for your family’s budget, and these colorful, larger-than-life beasts are sure to capture the hearts of both young and old.

READ OUR REVIEW OF MAPLE LEAF MONSTER JAM

Facts about Monster Jam® Trucks

  • Approximately 12-ft. tall and about 12-ft. wide
  • Monster Jam trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch tall tires
  • They weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds
  • They are built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, Monster Jam trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower
  • Capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour
  • Monster Jam trucks can fly up to 125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air

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Fan-favourite Monster Jam® Trucks slated to make an appearance include:Grave Digger® driven by Chad Tingler, Dragon’s Breath® driven by Scott Liddycoat, Northern Nightmare℠ driven by Cam McQueen, Spider-Man™ driven by Bari Musawwir, Aftershock driven by Bob Robbins and Krazy Train driven by Lloyd Twitchel!  Subject to change without notice.

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Tickets on Sale NOW

SAVE $4.00 off per ticket by using code MUM4 at Ticketmaster.ca

The Pit Party will be held  Saturday & Sunday  from 11:00AM – 12:30PM.  The pre-show pit party gives fans the chance to see the massive Monster Jam trucks up close, meet drivers, take pictures and get autographs. To access the Pit Party, event ticket and Pit Party Pass must be presented upon entry.  Pit Passes are available for $10 at the Copps Coliseum box office, all Ticketmaster retail outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.ca or Charge by Phone at 855-985-5500. Additional fees may apply.

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About Feld Motor Sports

Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment.  Feld Motor Sports, Inc. productions include Monster Jam®, SuperBull℠, Monster Energy® Supercross, AMA Arenacross Series, Nuclear Cowboyz℠, Gravity Slashers℠, and IHRA® Nitro Jam®.  Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment.  For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit www.feldentertainment.com.