Easter Weekend Events & Activities

Easter long weekend is ideal for getting out and taking advantage of warmer spring weather. There are egg hunts, brunches and more!  Easter is also a great time to experience many of the authentic maple syrup festivals and sugar bush tours happening north of Toronto. 

When is Easter?

Easter weekend runs from Friday April 14th to Monday April 17th, 2017.  

Bunny icon   Make the most of the Easter long weekend with a spring Easter getaway north of Toronto.


Easter Family Fun Pass
April 14 – April 17, 2017
This Easter don’t get stuck at home, treat the kids to our Easter Fun Pass! Your day pass of fun includes swimming, 100ft waterslide and 4 mini-golf passes for only $49.95 +tax for up to 4.


Easter Egg Hunt
Rounds Ranch, Elmvale
April 8 & 9 and April 14 & 15, 2017
Hip! Hop! Hooray! Easter’s on its way, and we couldn’t be more egg-cited! The Easter Bunny has been busy working all winter to prepare for the Rounds Ranch annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Easter Family Art Workshop
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie
April 17, 2017
Spend a creative Easter Monday at the MacLaren! Inspired by the artwork of Henri Matisse and the colours and shapes of spring, families will create a colourful mixed-media artwork using hand-painted collage techniques on canvas. Admission is $5 per child/free for MacLaren Family membership holders.

Easter Pancake Breakfast
Hardwood Ski and Bike,Oro Station
April 15, 2017
Enjoy fresh local maple syrup from Williams Farm apple cider from T&K Ferri Orchards, Sausages, and pancakes. Get your picture with the Easter Bunny, enjoy live music, go on an egg hunt, make an Easter Craft plus only lucky participant will have the chance to win a ride on our Pisten Bully Groomer.

Easter Weekend Getaway
Horseshoe Resort
Treat the family to an Easter Weekend Getaway to Horseshoe Resort. Guaranteed fun no matter the weather! You and your family will find everything you want to make your Easter extra special this year. Gather your family together for Easter Brunch.

Collingwood | Blue Mountains

Blue Mountain Village
April 3 – May 19, 2017
It’s a dinning & shopping tour de force Sunday through Thursday! Find $25 dining, shopping & Spa offers at dozens of locations throughout the Village

Easter at the Village
Blue Mountain Village
April 14-17, 2017
Hop along our Easter scavenger hunt and discover fun for the whole family along the way, including MJ Byrne’s Horse & Wagon Rides and Interactive Family Groove Dancing.

Easter Brunch
Cranberry Resort 
April 16, 2017
It’s already that time of year to see Easter eggs and bunnies all around us! Cranberry will be hosting our signature Easter Brunch Buffet at Memories Restaurant and the William Watts Ballroom. $28.95 per person (Tax and Gratuities extra) | Kids 4 and Under eat free.

Spring Trail Pass Special & Scavenger Hunt
Scenic Caves
Whether you’re young or “young at heart”, enjoy the outdoors by playing an Easter Scavenger Hunt game with us. Plus, enjoy a $10 trail pass.  Open all Easter long weekend. April 14-17, 2017.

Haliburton Highlands

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The Art & Syrup of Maple
Yours Outdoors
April 14, 2017
The sap is a runnin’. Experience the world of the maple tree and its bounty with “sweet” one or three day adventures in the Haliburton Highlands.


Easter Brunch
Eganridge Resort
April 16, 2017  
Enjoy Easter brunch from the pine-paneled dining room and screened-in deck offer panoramic views of the most splendid scenery in the Kawarthas.


Find more Easter events in Midland and Downtown Midland

Chocolate Giveaway
Downtown Midland
April 8, 2017
Buster the bunny will be handing out chocolates and taking photos from 11am to 12pm, making a stop at the Midland Public Library at 11:45am.

Steve Strongman Band
Midland Cultural Centre
April 14, 2017
Award-winning Canadian bluesman Steve Strongman is a versatile talent, and a restless one. By constantly pushing himself in new directions, he has kept himself vital. His talent is huge and impossible to miss, and it’s matched by his staggering musical ambition — as guitar-slinger, songwriter or vocalist.

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt
Huronia Museum
April 15, 2017
Wander through the dark museum looking for the glow in the dark eggs. Colour a picture and enter the contest to win a free week of day camp. The cost to attend is $2 per participant and a non-perishable food item. All donations will be split between the Salvation Army Food Bank and the Gift of Grace Soup Kitchen.

Spring Fling
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
April 14-17, 2017
Burn off that Easter candy rush at Wye Marsh.  We have fun and interactive activities planned throughout the Easter long weekend.
Escape, explore and experience all that nature has to offer with our family friendly activities. Nature-themed Easter ‘egg’ hunt, Spring fling nature craft, Chickadee hand feeding, Wildlife viewing including wild trumpeter swans & Feature Creature at 1-1:30pm – meet one of our animal ambassadors and learn all about them and their keeper.  


Find more Easter events in Muskoka

Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Bracebridge 
April 14, 2017
Presented by the Bracebridge Agricultural Society. Free for children Ages 3 – 8.  Bring your own basket.

Easter Egg Hunt, Hunstville
April 16, 2017
Muskoka Heritage Place and The Nutty Chocolatier Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. Gate opens at 12:00 noon sharp and children are split into various age groups, even the very young. They then embark upon a chocolate treasure, hunt and search for the golden eggs to win prizes. The entire event lasts one hour and admission is free. Please no pets and we allow registered service animals.

Brent & Sarah’s Comedy Magic Show
Deerhurst Resort, Huntsville
April 15, 2017
Brent and Sarah’s Comedy Magic Show is a fast paced, funny and fully interactive experience! Throughout the show Brent and Sarah combine magic, music and comedy to involve their audience and ensure they are a part of the show. Not just spectators. Born to entertain, this husband and wife duo first met aboard Disney Cruise Line where they thrilled hundreds of families week after week with their big personalities and magical talents. Great entertainment for the whole family! See them live on the Deerhurst stage and get ready to laugh out load this Easter Weekend!

Easter Weekend Maple Madness & Easter Brunch
Deerhurst Resort
April 14-16, 2017
The whole family will have buckets of fun when Deerhurst Resort brings the magic of Muskoka’s maple syrup season to Easter Weekend. Book the Easter Weekend Package and step into a fun-filled sugar shack experience jam-packed with complimentary activities including; live family entertainment, giant indoor playzone, Easter egg hunt that the kids will love PLUS a weekend-long golden egg hunt where you will have the chance to WIN an overnight stay.

Easter Weekend Activities
Bayview Wildwood Resort
April 14-17, 2017

Ontario’s Highlands

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Ontario’s Lake Country

Tap into Maple
March 1 – May 31, 2017
Lake Country visitors are encouraged to experience all things maple this spring on what just might be the sweetest route through one of the prettiest parts of the province. The junction of Highway 11 and Highway 12 north of Toronto is a good starting point for the tour. The region’s most popular eateries, resorts, sugar bushes, museums and shops, where every destination – all 23 of them – will have something to do with maple.

Easter Pancake Breakfast
Hardwood Ski & Bike
April 15, 2017
Enjoy a wonderful Pancake breakfast complete with local maple syrup, local apple cider, sausages and live music. Saturday April 15th.   Breakfast served between 9am and 1pm. Adults (age 14+) $15 Youth (age 4-13) $10 Under 4   $6 Your ticket includes: Pancake Breakfast Easter Egg Hunt Meet the Easter Bunny Special Take Home Easter Craft Entry into a draw for full grooming experience in the Piston Bully during the 2017/2018 ski season

Easter Brunch
Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn
April 16, 2017
On Easter Sunday, enjoy brunch at the Grape and Olive. 10am – 2pm | $24 pp

Downtown Orillia Great Easter Egg Hunt
April 15, 2017
Bring your kids downtown in search of colourful Easter eggs hidden throughout Downtown Orillia plus find the GOLDEN EGG and win a prize! Then trade your eggs in for chocolates donated by Apple Annie’s at the egg exchange at the historic Opera House. Meet the Easter Bunny + have your face painted. Don’t forget to enter the Downtown Colouring Contest for a chance to win an Easter prize pack.

Easter Eggstravaganza
April 15, 2017
Join the Easter celebrations happening in Coldwater!

Easter Lakeside Lunch
Leacock Museum
April 16, 2017
Book your reservation for a beautiful Easter Brunch lakeside. Including the Famous Brennan Pancake – Crisp Maple Bacon & Ontario Blueberry Pancake Served with Ontario Maple Syrup.

Orangeville & Mono

Easter Brunch
Millcroft Inn
With luscious greenery and cascading waterfalls as a backdrop, guests of the Millcroft’s Headwaters Restaurant take pleasure in award-winning cuisine and fine wine in an incredibly quaint and peaceful atmosphere.


Have a Sweet Easter

Experience an authentic sugar shack, take in a maple syrup festival or tour an operational sugar bush north of Toronto.  There are plenty of sweet events and activities happening over the Easter long weekend.

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