Best Places to Get Your Easter Egg Hunt On in Edmonton

Best Places to Get Your Easter Egg Hunt On in Edmonton

What better way for kids to celebrate spring than to get outside, run around, and look for chocolate, candy and treats? Whether you celebrate the religious holiday of Easter or not, this springtime ritual is a time to celebrate life and the return of many lifeforms. Plants and animals that went south or dormant for the winter are blossoming anew and filling our world with the sounds and colours of spring.

Here is a list of the best places to get your Easter egg hunt on with the kids in Edmonton this weekend:

###Easter with the Walters

What: Join Mrs. Walters for Easter festivities in her 1920 home. Make traditional pastry to eat, create colourful Easter eggs with natural dyes, go on an egg hunt

When: Thursday, April 2, 2015, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Where: John Walter Museum – 10661 91A Ave, Edmonton, AB

Price: $24 per child; registration required

###Hop! Easter Fest

What: Easter egg hunt, pancake breakfast, Easter crafts, puppet shows, magic shows, marshmallow harvest, hay rides, train rides, gardening workshops, petting farm with bunnies and baby chicks, live music and entertainment

When: Friday, April 3 – Monday, April 6, 2015

Where: Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farms – 56311 Lily Lake Road, Bon Accord

Price: $13 admission; $4 pancake breakfast

###Easter Eggstravaganza

What: Explore the magnificent house, hunt for eggs, enjoy fresh baked goods, create a spring-themed craft, and meet the Easter Bunny

When: Sunday, April 5, 2015, 12 pm to 4 pm

Where: Rutherford House – 11153 Saskatchewan Dr, Edmonton, AB

Price: $24 per child; registration required

###Sweet Treat – An Old Fashioned Easter

What: Scavenger hunt, outdoor Easter egg maze, wool carding, baking, seed planting, and meet the Easter Bunny

When: Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11 am

Where: Fort Edmonton Park – 7000 143 St, Edmonton, AB

Price: Adult and Youth (13 yr old +) $12.50, Child (2 – 12 yr old) $9.80

###Easter Egg-stravaganza

What: Explore the conservatory, get your face painted, try an Easter craft, enjoy an Easter scavenger hunt

When: Sunday, April 5, 2015, 12 pm to 4 pm

Where: Muttart Conservatory – 9626 96A St, Edmonton, AB

Price: Regular admission

###Hop to It

What: Hands on science experiments, crafts, airbrush tattoos, touch table, Easter egg scavenger hunt, and prizes

When: Monday, April 6, 2015, 12 pm to 4 pm

Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo – 13315 Buena Vista Rd, Edmonton, AB

Price: Regular admission; bring a non-perishable food for the Edmonton Food Bank