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Easter Activities in Ottawa for the Family

Easter weekend is happening in just a few weeks! Are you curious to know what’s happening in and around Ottawa? Get ready to jot down some great ideas as we are sharing some Easter family activities in Ottawa everyone will enjoy!

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Click on the link of each activity to verify dates and times as these may change without notice. Most Easter Sunday family activities in Ottawa will require you to purchase your tickets in advance on their websites. Please make sure you check out the websites before heading out to any of these Ottawa Easter activities happening near you.

1. EASTER WEEKEND at the PROULX MAPLE AND BERRY FARM March 3rd to April 14th, 2024

Plenty of fun is waiting for families at Proulx Maple Berry Farm. Outdoor farm activities and sugar bush visits.

2. Easter Bunny Photo Magic March 11th to 30th, 2024

Find the Easter Bunny in BMO Court near Boathouse and Doucet Jewellers. Photo packages are available for purchase. Walk-ups are welcome, but we strongly recommend reservations. Please note that pets are welcome ONLY on Pet Night, March 18th, 2024.

3. Community Easter Egg Hunt at St. Andrew’s Downtown March 23, 2024

Easter Egg Hunt at St. Andrew’s! Games, activities, crafts, and food! Meet neighbours and enjoy an afternoon with your family and friends. Please note that tickets are free! Please register before attending!

4. Pawsitively Eggsciting Easter Market at the RJ Kennedy Arena in Cumberland on March 24th, 2024

Experience the joy of the season at the ‘Pawsitively Eggsciting Easter Market,’ where entry is free, door prizes await, and local vendors offer unique treasures. Dogs are not only welcome, but can also enjoy several pet related vendors – a delightful day out for the whole family, furry friends included!

5. EASTER AT THE FARM AT THE LOG FARM FROM March 29th-April 1st, 2024

Easter activities will take place around the Log Farm in Ottawa. The Easter egg hunt is included in your admission. Easter family fun day include egg hunt in the forest, visit all the Farm animals and bunnies, and fun times at the kids play area.

6. OTTAWA FARMER’S MARKET SUNDAY Until April 28th, 2024

The Ottawa Farmer’s Market at Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park features 50+ artisans and farmers, who produce their edible goods and intricate crafts.


Go back in time to see what Easter was like for the Billings when you visit the Billings Estate National Historic Site. Discover how spring brought about the theme of renewal as seen in Victorian-era Easter imagery and celebrations while doing fun activities and games with your family. Be a part of their Easter egg hunt, decorate eggs with traditional dyes, and plant and take home your own carrot seed to watch it grow! The Easter Bunny will hop by the Estate to say hello!


At the Ashfield Farm, hop around from station to station with a hands-on adventure including decorating your very own magical cupcake before being sat for the easter bunny tea, snuggling the snuggliest bunnies while listening to easter story time, creating a spring time craft to take home, meeting animals from the petting zoo, riding ponies, and participating in an epic Easter egg hunt!

9. Hop into Spring Cumberland Heritage Village Museum March 30, 2024

The Easter Bunny will be spotted at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum You can view furry and feathered visitors from the Heritage Livestock Club of Eastern Ontario, see how wool is transformed into thread with the Ottawa Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild. Crate some beautiful flower decorations to prepare the village for Easter, plant your own Morning Glory seeds, spot Farmer Peep’s lost lambs in a scavenger hunt, and more! Advance registration is required. 


These Ottawa museums have exhibitions and demonstrations for visitors to enjoy during Easter weekend.

11. Fun Easter Activities To Do At Home

Is Easter more of an at-home affair? There are many activities for families you can do at home during the Easter weekend! If you are looking to take it easy this Easter weekend, take a look at the ideas and recipes on the Ottawa Mommy Club blog to keep your family entertained!

Hopefully, this list of Easter activities for families in Ottawa will give you some egg-spiration to plan some fun activities for everyone to enjoy!

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified WEBB Bodywork Pet Practitioner, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. She loves all things Disney and is an avid teaholic and chocoholic. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. It sounds like there are so many fun activities in Ottawa over the Easter season. The Bunny Hop at Ashfield Farm would be a hoot.


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