Hop To It – Get Tix to the Great A-mazing Egg Hunt at VanDusen Botanical Garden, March 30

Photo credit: Flickr user mezuni

Photo credit: Flickr user mezuni

Easter 2013 falls on March 31 this year. One of the most popular Vancouver Easter events for families is the annual Great A-mazing Egg Hunt at VanDusen Botanical Garden on March 30.

As the name would imply, the egg hunt is awesome and there’s a maze involved. It’s not just any maze. The VanDusen hedge maze is made of 3,000 pyramidal cedars and rivals the great mazes of yore, like Cardinal Wolsley’s famous Hampton Court labyrinth.

But let’s get to the chocolate. This is how the egg hunt works. Families work together to solve rhyming clues. In the process of the scavenger hunt, they work as a team and learn all about the award-winning VanDusen Botanical Garden. And at the end, when they’ve found the Easter Bunny’s secret hiding place, they exchange their scavenger hunt answers for Purdy’s chocolate!

Tickets must be pre-purchased; they’re on sale now and they’re going fast. Find details on Great A-mazing Egg Hunt time slots and how to purchase tickets after the jump.

The Great A-Mazing Egg Hunt (Saturday, March 30) is for families with kiddos from 2 to 10-years-old. Pre-purchased tickets are required. Tickets are not available at the gate on the day of the event. Originally, there were four time slots to choose from: 10am – 11am; 11am – 12pm; 12pm – 1pm; and 1pm – 2pm. The first time slot is already sold out. Purchase tickets in person only, at the Visitor Centre Admissions Desk.

Ticket prices:

  • Children (Non-member and member) $6.50
  • Adults $10.75
  • Seniors $8.00
  • Member Adults and Member Seniors: free

Considered one of the top ten public gardens in North America, VanDusen Botanical Garden (5251 Oak Street) is a scenic 55-acre botanical garden – a living museum of plants collected from around the world and artistically displayed amidst rolling lawns, woodlands and five tranquil lakes.

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