8 Egg-cellent Events during the Easter Long Weekend in Vancouver

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If you’re getting egg-cited for the upcoming Easter weekend, rest assured that Vancouver has you covered with fun Easter themed events! There are several community Easter egg hunts and events scheduled for the Easter long weekend in Vancouver (March 30 – April 2, 2018)..

Sadly, most of these events are targeted towards kids, so if you’re over the age limit, you’re going to have to organize your own egg hunt! But, if you’re on the hunt for an event in Vancouver, take a look at the list below for some ideas of Easter event eggstravaganzas happening throughout city.

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8 Egg-cellent Events during the Easter Long Weekend in Vancouver

Easter Egg Hunts in Vancouver for 2017 Easter Long Weekend

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After a long, dreary March, nothing could be more exciting than the upcoming Easter long weekend! If you’re more excited about the prospect of searching for chocolate eggs rather than an excuse to sleep in, there are plenty of organized egg hunts happening around the city from April 15-16, 2017. Unfortunately, most of these egg hunts have an age limit of ~10 and below. But, if you have a kid, you can always live vicariously through their frantic attempts to locate plastic eggs hidden amongst the garden!

If you are hoping to get into the Easter spirit this upcoming long weekend, check out some of the events below to give you a few egg-celent ideas that will please everybunny

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Easter Egg Hunts in Vancouver for 2017 Easter Long Weekend

Eight Egg-celent Easter Egg Hunts in Vancouver this Weekend

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‘Tis the season of collecting chocolate eggs! If you’re in the mood for chasing out some chocolate, “hop” on down to any of these egg-celent Easter egg hunts happening this weekend in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

There are several happening around the city, including several at local community centres, but we’ve pulled out the top eight for Easter 2016! The events offer some great family fun for children and adults alike.

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Eight Egg-celent Easter Egg Hunts in Vancouver this Weekend

Vancouver Easter Events & Egg Hunts 2013

Photo credit: Donar Reiskoffer

Photo credit: Donar Reiskoffer

Easter is coming up on Sunday, March 31. The Great A-mazing Egg Hunt at VanDusen is sold out. But not to worry; There are many more opportunities for creative Easter fun in and around Vancouver including classic egg hunts, wild scavenger hunts, craft events, train rides and even hanging out with Easter bunnies/chicks/salmon.

If you’re on the hunt for family-friendly Easter events, here’s what Vancouver has to offer.

Vancouver Easter Events & Egg Hunts 2013

1) Easter Train at Stanley Park, March 23-April 1
Hang out with the Easter bunny and sidekick: Easter Chick. There’s also the chance to partake in Easter craftacular acitvities. And Easter egg hunts are staged throughout the day near the start of the miniature rail line. Just be sure to bring your own basket.

2) Easter at Gulf of Georgia Cannery, March 30
Forget the Easter bunny. Open your mind to new options, like the friendly pink(ish) Easter salmon. Hunt for roe while learning about fishing on the West Coast. There’s also Easter-themed crafts, games and a prize draw for a chocolate. Continue reading:
Vancouver Easter Events & Egg Hunts 2013

20 Unmissable Vancouver events in April 2012

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April is (almost) here. I ain’t fooling. This glorious spring month is a mixed bag of trickery, cherry blossom festivities, Easter, Earth Day and taxes.

Stand out events include the pretty, pink Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, Easter egg hunts, Eco Fashion Week, a colossal California wine tasting tour, the Vancouver Sun Run and more.

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20 Unmissable Vancouver events in April 2012

Vancouver Easter Events & Egg Hunts 2012

Easter egg hunt at Fort Langley. Photo: Fort Langley National Historic Site

Easter is fast approaching—it falls on Sunday, April 8 this year—and some of Vancouver’s best Easter events, like VanDusen Botanical Garden’s A-Mazing Egg Hunt, have already sold out! But never fear: There are still lots of fabulous, fun ways to celebrate Easter in Vancouver, from train rides and Easter egg hunts to free family activities.

1. Easter in the Park: Easter at the Stanley Park Miniature TrainApril 6 – 9, 2012
The Stanley Park Miniature Train, which famously goes all out for the holidays with its Christmas-themed Bright Nights and Halloween’s Ghost Train, opens every April just to celebrate Easter. Festivities include train rides, Easter egg hunts, visits with the Easter Bunny, puppet shows, and more. Bring your own Easter basket to collect the eggs!

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Vancouver Easter Events & Egg Hunts 2012

Tix on sale: VanDusen Botanical Garden’s Great A-Mazing Easter Egg Hunt

Typically one doesn’t think of Easter in March unless rolling by the supermarket Easter candy displays that appear 20 seconds after Valentine’s Day. Saint Patty’s Day doesn’t get enough attention from chocolatiers. But that’s another blog post.

Easter 2012 falls on April 8 this year, and tickets are on sale now for VanDusen Botanical Garden’s Great A-Mazing Egg Hunt that takes place Friday, April 6.

The annual Great A-Mazing Egg Hunt is a beloved Vancouver event for families with children ages 2-10. This pastel fun fest sells out early every year, so don’t sit on your haunches if you plan on attending.

Details on how to get tickets and what’s going down at the Great A-mazing Egg Hunt after the jump.
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Tix on sale: VanDusen Botanical Garden’s Great A-Mazing Easter Egg Hunt