Easter weekend approaches, and it FINALLY feels like Spring! If you’re looking for an Easter egg hunt, or more of a big day out, we’ve collected a few eggselent Easter events happening around Vancouver!
Easter events around Vancouver
Steveston Village’s favourite Easter salmon scavenger makes its annual return to the Cannery to hide eggs for the little ones. Special events are going on from April 14 – 16. Includes special Easter (non-salmon) treats for all participants. And it’s FREE!
12138 Fourth Ave, Richmond
Do your egg-hunting up in the sky! On Sunday April 16th, you can head up on the gondola, have brunch up top, and then head out to look for eggs. Decorate wooden eggs, make Easter cards, eat maple taffy, and more. To book brunch (at 10 and noon), call 604-892-2551.
Near Shannon Falls
Can you say brunch with a view? The annual Easter festivities up at Grouse Mountain feature a tasty buffet brunch with options for all ages plus face painting and an Easter egg hunt led by the big Bunny himself (or is that herself)? Call 604.998.5045 to book.
Join the #YVRFamilyBiking crew for a lovely spring bike ride. There are prizes for the best Easter bonnets, games along the way, and an egg hunt at the final destination. Meet up at Science World at 10:00 am on April 16th . RSVP ahead of time so they know how many to expect!
Take part in their Easter Hop Scavenger Hunt 2017. From Friday, April 14 until Monday, April 17 the Easter Bunny is leaving special clues about the magic of Easter around the shopping centre. Come with your family to answer the riddles at 11 participating retailers for a chance to win fun prizes.
Looking for some FREE Easter fun to entertain the kids? Hop on over to Wesbrook Village for an Easter egg-stravaganza including an Easter egg scavenger hunt on April 8th, a little bunnies friendly walk and run, and the piece de resistance, a meet and greet with a life-sized Easter bunny (can you say bunny selfie time?)!
Ride the little train in Stanley Park, then hop off for some egg hunting, face-painting, games, and crafts. The train runs from April 13-17, and it’s best to buy tickets ahead of time to avoid disappointment.
NB: Early bunnies can beat the crowds and ride the #eastertrain April 8 & 9th at the train-only preview!
9th Annual Great A-Maze-ing Egg Hunt is back April 15, 16 in the beautiful botanical gardens. There will be six different areas for hunting, plus meeting the Easter bunny in person. Explore the 55 acre gardens afterwards too. Takes place rain or shine. Tickets always sell out for this event sell out, so definitely buy them online if you want to go.
5251 Oak St, Vancouver
Bring your family to Tsawwassen Mills for Easter Weekend + experience fun and savings in the Promo Court by Entry 3 for free pictures with the Easter Bunny, Easter egg decorating and a Fun Fair in the parking lot with over 20 rides and games.
Most local community centres are running Easter egg hunts. Check on Vancouver.ca, many of these egg hunts require registration beforehand and a small fee. See all the Easter community centre events listed on one page.