Thursday, March 10, 2016

Part 1: 2016 Easter Events from Vancouver to Richmond

Easter can be a hoppin' good time for the family with all these egg-cellent activities around the Lower Mainland, listed by municipality. Your local community centre may also offer Easter-themed fun - check with yours. Happy Easter everyone.


Easter Eggstravaganza
March 26, 11:00am – 1:00pm
For children ages 3 to 8 years. Please come join us for our Fun Fabulous and Outrageous Easter Celebration! Easter Eggstravaganza...featuring The Purple Pirate! Cost: $6.00 per child.
Location: Kitsilano Community Centre, 2690 Larch St. Vancouver BC

Easter Egg Hunt
March 26, 9:30am – 10:45am (Ages 1-3), 11:15am – 12:30pm (Ages 1-6), 1:00pm – 2:15pm (Ages 4-9)
Hippity Hoppity down to the Roundhouse for an Easter Egg Hunt. The event will include an egg hunt with arts and crafts activities, a candy bag to take home and a visit from the Easter Bunny. No need to bring a basket, this will be part of our arts and crafts activities. Parent’s supervision is required for the 1-3yrs session. Pre-registration required, drop-ins permitted ONLY if space is available.
Cost: $5 per child.
Location: Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver BC

Stanley Park Easter Train
March 19-28, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Hop on by for a fun-filled day including a ride on the miniature train, egg hunts, crafts and a visit from the Easter Bunny. The train runs rain or shine and is fully covered, protecting everyone onboard from spring showers. Be sure to bring your own Easter basket for the egg hunt!
Location: Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC 

Hippity Hop Easter Event
March 26, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Hippity Hop, Hippity Hop, bouncy your way through the egg hunt maze, games and all the other fun and exciting stations. Cost: $3.00. Pre-registration is required
Location: Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver BC

Easter Eggstravaganza
March 26, 10:30am – 12:00pm
EGGstra fun is in store at our annual Easter event which includes a continental style brunch, games, crafts, family entertainment and an Easter Egg Hunt. Space is limited and registration must be done in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is suited for children 2-8 years. Cost: $5 per child.
Location: False Creek Community Centre, 1318 Cartwright Street, Vancouver BC

Easter Eggstravanza
March 26, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
HOP on down to our annual Easter Event at Sunset. Activities will include a bouncy castle, arts and crafts, face painting, cookie decorating and an Easter egg hunt. Register now as this event is surely going to sell out. Cost: $5.
Location: Sunset Community Centre, 6810 Main Street, Vancouver BC 
Call to Register: 604-718-6505

Easter Egg Hunt & Camp Carnival
March 25, 9:30am – 10:30 am (Age 2-4), 10:45 am – 11:45 am (Age 5-7), 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Age 8-12)
This popular annual event brings families and the Easter Bunny together to have a FUN-tastic time! The event will feature a bouncy castle, Easter themed arts & crafts, face-painting, and so much more! The Easter Egg Hunt portion of the event will take place both indoors and outdoors (weather-permitting). All participants are guaranteed to take home a prize! Adult participation is required for 2-4 yrs session. Drop-ins not permitted. $4.50 per child 
Location: Kilarney Community Centre, 6260 Kilarney Street, Vancouver BC

Easter Fun
March 26, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Enter a colouring contest and make neat crafts to take home. Get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny on Wednesday March 23rd to Saturday, March 26th from 1:00 am – 3:00 pm. Photos are $6 each by Mandarin 1HR Photo.
Location: Kingsgate Mall, Kingsway & Broadway, Vancouver BC

Breakfast with Bunny
March 26, 9:30am – 11:30am
Join your neighbours and friends from the Kensington Community for Breakfast with Bunny. There will be a pancake breakfast, arts and crafts, entertainment and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Please register early for this event. Cost: KCCA Members - Family $10, Adult $5, Children (4-18) $2, Children 3 and under Free. Non-members: add $1.00 each.
Location: Kensington Community Centre, 5175 Dumfries Street, Vancouver BC

Easter Egg Hunt
March 26, 3:00pm & 3:30pm (Under 5yrs), 1:30pm (5-7yrs), 2:15pm (8-12yrs)
Join for a FREE and “eggciting” Easter event at the River District! There will be chocolate egg hunts, a bag decorating station, face-painting and prize draws! Pre-registration is required to participate by April 15.
Location: River District Centre, 8683 Kerr Street, Vancouver BC


Easter Bunny Hop
March 12, 9:30am – 11:00am
Hop on over to JBCC for this popular annual Easter event! Easter egg hunt will start promptly at 9:30am, bring your baskets and get ready for fun! Crafts, cookie decorating, games, and loads of gross motor play! Even meet the Easter Bunny! Tons of photo ops! This event is best suited for kids aged 2-6yrs. Hop to see you there! Pre-registration is required, register online or by calling 604-983-6388.

Lonsdale Market Celebrates Easter
March 27, 10:00am – 12:30pm
Easter activities include face painting and balloon art for a nominal fee, an Easter-themed craft, and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. The Bunny will be at the Market, and available for pictures, from 11am-12pm.
Location: 123 Carrie Cates Court,
North Vancouver BC

North Vancouver Host Lions Annual Easter Egg Hunt
March 26, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Come along and enjoy a hunt for easter eggs with the Easter Bunny! Children 2-9 years old. Bouncy Castle (weather permitting), Face painting, crafts, and entertainment! Hunt starts promptly at 10:30am, while supplies last. Free to attend 
Location: Heywood Park (Marine Drive at Hamilton), North Vancouver 
Info/Reservations: or

Easter in the Village
March 26, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Saturday March 26th from 1-3pm, Lynn Valley Village will be hosting an Easter Event that will feature children’s activities, and an Easter Treasure Hunt. Come and enjoy this free family fun day together.
Location: 1233 - 1277 Lynn Valley Rd, North Vancouver 

Easter Brunch
March 27, 10:00am – 2:00pm
This year's Easter festivities will feature delicious brunch classics for all ages and an exciting Easter Egg hunt led by the Easter Bunny himself. Cost: Adults $50, Child (5 - 12 years) $18, Tots (4 &under) Free when accompanied by an adult. Reservations limited.
Location: Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver BC
Info/Reservations: 604-998-5045 or

Seymour Life Eggstravaganza
March 28, 10:00am – 11:00am
Families are invited to grab their baskets and join us in the search for goodies left by the Easter Bunny.  This event is free and no registration is required.
Location: West side of McCartney Park, North Vancouver BC 


Easter Dino Egg Hunt
March 27, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Britanniasaurus Rex is back again! Join us this Easter for our annual Dino Egg Hunt. B. Rex will be wandering around the Museum site from 11 to 12 and then 1 to 2, hiding gem-filled dinosaur eggs. Find the eggs and then bring them to the mineral table to identify your treasures. We'll also have a special table where you can learn how, where and under what conditions minerals form! 
Location: Britannia Mine Museum, PO Box 188, Britannia Beach, BC V0N 1J0


Easter at the Cannery
March 26-27, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Have fun hunting for eggs while learning about fishing on the West Coast. Enjoy Easter themed arts, crafts and activities. Enter the annual prize draw for a chance to win a chocolate Easter bunny.
Location: Gulf of Georgia Cannery, 12138 Fourth Ave, Richmond BC

Easter Eggstravaganza
March 26, 9:30am – 12:30pm  
9:30-10:30am: 3 year (#1219108), 10:30-11:30am: 4-6 years (#1219109),  11:30-12:30pm: 1-8 years (#1219158)
Come celebrate Easter with arts and crafts, games and Easter egg hunt led by the Easter Bunny. Parent participation is required. Register at or 604-238-8060.Location: South Arm Community Centre,  8880 Williams Road, Richmond BC

Easter on Parade
March 27, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Easter on Parade, the beloved Richmond tradition that showcases attendees “parading” up and down scenic Monument Avenue. Free event  
Location: on the blocks between Allen and Davis Avenues, Richmond, BC. 

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