Easter in Ottawa is an exciting time for all, because honestly, who doesn’t LOVE chocolate and cuddly little bunnies?!
Easter weekend in Ottawa this year (2016) will be earlier than other years. It is during the weekend of March 26 – 27, 2016. Hopefully the weather will be nice because so far it has been a very odd spring in regards to the weather!!
Are you looking for fun and/or delicious Easter activities for you and your family?
Many local events surround this special time of year with Easter egg and treasure hunts galore! Other fun activities include face painting, wagon rides, colouring contests, maple syrup sampling and much more!
Whatever you are looking for, the Ottawa area has loads of great activities for Easter:
Billings Estate Museum – “Easter at the Estate”
2100 Cabot Street
Billings Bridge Mall
Face painting, photos with the Easter Bunny, Butterfly Fairy
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum – Easter on the Farm
Celebrate the arrival of spring with numerous activities including seeing the new baby animals, Easter agg hunt and more
Canadian Museum of History – Children’s Museum – Hop Into Easter
100 Laurier Street, Gatineau
Egg hunt, easter egg decorating and you may even meet the Easter bunny
Cumberland Heritage Village Museum
Join their Easter Bunny, Curious Cottontail. He will be hiding Easter eggs around the site for children of all ages to find. You can even decorate your own Easter eggs, style your own Easter head wear and plant a special treat for the Easter Bunny.
Diefenbunker – Annual Easter Egg Hunt
3929 Carp Road
March 26, 2016
Fulton’s Sugar Bush and Pancake House
Easter Weekend Celebration
Maple Taffy & Cotton Candy, trails etc
March 26, 2016
Photos with the Easter Bunny and crafts
Proulx Sugarbush & Berry Farm
1865 O’Toole Road, Cumberland
613-833-2417 or 613-833-9009
Egg Hunt, face painting & Clue Hunt
Proulx Sugarbush website
Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane
2452 Yorks Corners Road (Edwards)
Annual Easter Egg Hunts
Space is limited and you must book online.
Valleyview Little Animal Farm
4750 Fallowfield Road
The farm usually re-opens just in time for Easter!!
Come see (and feed) the animals, take a train ride, play in their playground or take part in their all day Easter egg hunt. Fun times for all ages!
We took our two young ones a few years ago and we all had a blast. It was really busy at the entrance but it didn’t feel crowded around the Farm at all. There really was so much to do. The Easter egg hunt was well organized. The children get bags and a card chart telling them what colour eggs to find and what colour and when they return the eggs and bag, they get a cookie! Our children LOVED it!
Valleyview Little Animal Farm website
Check out your local malls. We’ve heard that some of the malls hold little Easter Egg hunts and crafts for kids. It could be a great option if an indoor activity is preferred.
Our Easter in Ottawa Guide will be updated regularly as soon as we find out about more events! Check back with us again soon.