Easter Events in Ottawa

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Published Jan 30, 2017

Easter is just around the corner, and we have a great list of activities for your family so you can celebrate! Easter hunts, decorating, and much more, check out these top Easter events happening in the Ottawa area.

There is no shortage of Easter events happening in Ottawa this year. From the The ChatterBlock staff has compiled a list of the best Easter events so we can make sure the kids will have a great Easter experience. We've got candies, crafts, hundreds of coloured eggs and the Easter Bunny of course!

Top Kid-Friendly Easter Events in Ottawa


Easter Fun

Join Peter Cottontail as he hops down the bunny trail!. Ottawa Public Library has prepared Easter-related activities for kids aged 5 to 10 years old. We have stories, activities and crafts for the kids to experience the ultimate Easter Fun.

April 4, 10:30 a.m.
Elmvale Acres


Easter Egg Hunt

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 Sugarbush. Hunt through the bush in search of the Easter bunny’s lost eggs, and add them to your basket. Soon 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 – and each child leaves with something special! $7.75 for children, and $5.25 for adults (plus HST).

March 28th & 29th, April 4th. Registration required, click here to book your space.
Stanley's Farm

Easter at the Estate

It is going to be an educational and fun Easter celebration at the Estate. The whole family will have the chance to learn Easter traditions from around the world. Kids will have a fun time egg hunting and they'll get to meet the Easter Bunny. Other interesting activities include egg dyeing, perfume making, egg-rolling races, water balloon tosses and egg jarping.

April 4, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Billings Estate Museum

Easter Egg-stravaganza

Kids love code games and Bytown Museum has organized a coded Easter game! The whole family can explore the permanent gallery as they go looking for all the letters to decode the Colonel's message. An Easter Egg-stravaganza prize awaits those who can successfully decode the message.

April 4 - 6, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Bytown Museum

Easter at Nepean Museum

Kids will surely enjoy learning about Easter traditions if you take them to Nepean Museum for an Easter scavenger hunt. The whole family can take part in solving the clues in this Easter at Nepean museum event. They can also join the craft making activity involving eggs, of course!

April 4, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Billings Estate Museum

Easter Day Crafts

Bring your kids aged 6 to 12 to the library so they can take part in a very enjoyable Easter Day Crafts event and witness as they unleash their creative juices. They can make something pretty to give to a friend or a loved one.

April 4, 2 p.m.
Main Branch, Ottawa Public Library

Easter at Valleyview Little Animal Farm

Valleyview's Farm Easter Bunny needs help in finding 100's of coloured eggs he lost. Get your kids to help him so everyone at the farm can have the perfect Easter Day at Valleyview Little Animal Farm! The egg hunting extravaganza runs daily during the Easter weekend.

April 3-6, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Valleyview Little Animal Farm

Curious Cottontail's Easter Egg Hunt

Need help in looking for Easter eggs? Well, Curious Cottontail comes out of hiding once a year to help young kids find their Easter eggs hidden in the most unexpected places. The whole family will have so much fun exploring the history of rural agriculture and learn the art of dyeing eggs. The kids will get to interact with different animals at the large petting zoo at this Curious Cottontail's Easter Egg Hunting event.

April 4, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cumberland Heritage Village Museum 


Want to know more upcoming activities this Easter? Visit our Popular Events page for more.

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