From hunting for Easter eggs to cuddling fluffy newborn animals, families keen to get out and about this Easter need look no further than Vancouver’s North Shore. Get egg-cited for the Easter weekend with this ultimate guide of Easter events on Vancouver’s North Shore.
Friday, April 14
From Friday, April 14 until Monday, April 17 the Easter Bunny is leaving special clues about the magic of Easter around the Park Royal shopping centre. Come with your family to answer the riddles at 11 participating retailers for a chance to win fun prizes.
The Southern Straits Race starts off Dundarave Pier at the bottom of 25th Avenue in West Vancouver on Friday, April 14 with a family friendly festival-type atmosphere that includes a Lions Pancake Breakfast, The West Vancouver Pops Band, and of course, the much anticipated visit from the Easter Bunny while offering those on the shore the opportunity to view the competitors up close as boats come within 50 feet of the Pier.
Saturday, April 15
Stop by Lynn Valley Village Plaza on Saturday, April 15 to celebrate Easter in the Village with some art & crafts, an Easter treasure hunt and plenty of prizes. Don’t forget to take a photo with the Easter bunny!
Kids aged two to nine are invited to hop on over to Heywood Park on Saturday, April 15 for some Easter fun. Enjoy face painting, crafts, a bouncy castle and entertainment! And don’t forget your Easter basket for the chocolate egg hunt!
Attention skiers and riders – Come up to Cypress Mountain on Easter Monday to join them for their annual Easter Egg hunt! They’ll have enough for all little guests present at the time of the hunt, however please be sure to be there no later than 12PM to ensure not all goodies have been found!
Sunday, April 16
A chance to experience the Lonsdale Quay Artisan Farmers Market before it officially kicks off the season in May. The Artisan Lonsdale Quay Pre-Season Easter Market will feature local foods, crafters and artisans, and will be open from 10AM to 3PM on Easter Sunday.
The Easter Bunny and the Easter egg hunt are back at the Market on Sunday, April 16! The Market will also be offering Easter crafts, face painting and balloon twisting by the ball pit from 10am to 2pm; as well as, an egg decorating workshop at Nest Community Space (limited spots).
Treat you and the family to the ultimate Sunday Brunch on Sunday, April 16 at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier. The decadent buffet spread includes omelet, carving, and dessert stations as well as delicious salads, fresh seafoods, and eight hot brunch dishes!
Enjoy a buffet brunch featuring delicious options for all ages plus face painting and an exciting Easter Egg Hunt led by the Easter Bunny! Brunch seatings are available between 9:30am and 2:00pm in The Observatory and Timber Room.
The Ambleside Tiddlycove Lions Club will be hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt at John Lawson Park. The hunt starts at 11 a.m., so don’t be late!
Tuesday, April 18
Snuggle up with the baby new additions to the farm! At the farm you can hold and feed the animals, have a picnic, meet the farmhands and so much more! Find out what it is like to be a farmer for the day by signing up for their ‘Behind the Scenes’ event on April 18.