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 weekend family activities in Ottawa everyone will enjoy!
EASTER ACTIVITIES IN OTTAWA
Click on the link of each activity to verify dates and times as these may change without notice. With COVID-19 guidelines, 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 EGG HUNT AT STANLEY’S SUGARBUSH EVERY SATURDAY ON APRIL 2, 9, 10 & 16, 2022
Take a tractor-drawn ride back to the Stanley’s Sugarbush and hunt through the bush in search of the Easter Bunny’s lost eggs. Afterwards, head back to the farm to see the baby animals. Everyone who helps find the lost eggs will go home with a small gift!
2. EASTER WEEKEND AND PROULX MAPLE AND BERRY FARM APRIL 15-18, 2022
Plenty of fun is waiting for families at Proulx Maple Berry Farm. Outdoor farm activities and sugar bush visits.
3. EASTER AT THE ESTATE – BILLINGS ESTATE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022
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!
4. HOP INTO SPRING CUMBERLAND HERITAGE VILLAGE MUSEUM SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022
Jump into fun as you take in the fun at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum! Solve an Easter puzzle while exploring the Museum grounds, challenge your family members to compete against each other in fun games, and learn about traditional dyeing tools and techniques while decorating eggs!
5. BUNNY HOP AT ASHFIELD FARM ON SATURDAY, APRIL 16TH, 2022
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!
6. EASTER AT THE FARM AT THE LOG FARM FROM APRIL 15TH TO 18TH, 2022
Easter activities will take place around the Log Farm. The Easter egg hunt is included in your admission. Easter weekend activities include egg hunt in the forest, visit all the Farm animals and bunnies, and fun times at the kids play area.
7. EASTER AT THE BUNKER ON APRIL 16TH, 2022
Explore the bunker as you search for signs that the Easter Bunny has left behind, like camouflaged eggs and flowers. Participate in family-friendly activities such as hopscotch and a bean bag toss, or try your hand at some themed crafts. Treat bags are available once you complete the activities. Hop on over to the Diefenbunker for a day of family fun! (click on buy tickets to view the activity)Report ad
8. OTTAWA FARMER’S MARKET SUNDAY APRIL 17TH, 2022
The Winter Farmer’s Market at Lansdowne Park features 50+ artisans and farmers, who produce their edible goods and intricate crafts.
9. METCALFE EASTER FARMERS MARKET ON SATURDAY APRIL 16TH, 2022
The Metcalfe Easter Farmers Market has more than 50 vendors that offer locally produced items. Purchase unique gifts for Easter including some fresh baked goods.
10. OTTAWA MUSEUMS
These Ottawa museums have exhibitions and demonstrations for visitors to enjoy during Easter weekend.
- National Gallery of Canada
- Canadian Museum of History
- Canadian Museum of Nature
- Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
- Canadian War Museum
- Canada Science and Technology Museum
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 blog to keep your family entertained!
Hopefully, this list of Easter Weekend Family Activities in Ottawa will give you some egg-spiration to plan some fun activities for everyone to enjoy!