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.
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 Brampton, Guelph, Kitchener, London, Oakville, St. Catharines, and Windsor
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
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!
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
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
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!
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
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.
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
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!!
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 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
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.
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!
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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!!
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.
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.
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
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!
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