Easter Weekend Events & Activities

It’s a short drive for Easter fun in Ontario. 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 19th to 22nd, 2019.

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

Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Tap into Maple
Ontario’s Lake Country
March 1 – April 31, 2019
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.

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Easter at the Village
Blue Mountain Village
April 19-22, 2019
Celebrate Easter in the Village with easter egg scavenger hunts, horse and wagon rides, groove dancing, and more!

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Earth Day Celebration
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Midland
April 20, 2019
We have a host of activities designed for families to learn about stewardship in a hands-on way, such as an invasive species pull, BlioBlitz, and live animal demonstrations. There will also be visiting environmental groups, and a seedling tree for the first 50 families to plant at home!

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Orillia Perch Festival
April 20 – May 11, 2019
One of Canada’s Largest Registered Fishing Derbies! Over Sixty Tagged Perch worth $500 Each! Plus … Bonus Perch & Thousands of Dollars in Daily, Weekly and Grand Prize Draws!

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Chocolate Giveaway
April 6, 2019
Downtown Midland
Buster will be handing out chocolates and taking photos from 12pm to 1pm, making a stop at the Midland Public Library at 12:45pm.

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Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt
April 20, 2019
Huronia Museum, Midland
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.

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Downtown Orillia Great Easter Egg Hunt
April 20, 2019
Bring your kids downtown in search of colourful Easter eggs hidden throughout Downtown Orillia! Trade them for chocolates donated by Apple Annie’s at the egg exchange at the historic Opera House.

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A Very Hewitts Easter Celebration & Egg Hunt 
April 20, 2019
Hewitts Farm Market, Coldwater
Join us as we open Hewitts Fun Farm for this very special event in Celebration of Easter and all things Easter Bunny! Easter Egg Hunts, scavenger hunt, visit the Easter Bunny in the Bunny Hut, visit with our spring farm animals, wagon rides, cookie decorating in the farm market store, seasonal samples, crafts and so much more await you and your family!

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Easter Brunch
April 21, 2019
Horseshoe Resort, Barrie
Let Horseshoe Resort take care of preparing the perfect Easter meal for you and your family!

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Family Art Workshop
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie
Inspired by the artwork of Wassily Kandinsky and the colour palette of spring, families will work together to create their own brightly patterned painting! All ages welcome, but ideal for children ages 3 to 8.

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Easter Brunch
Living Water Resorts, Collingwood
April 21, 2019
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. Adult, $34.95 & Children 4-12, $17.50 (Tax and Gratuities extra) | Kids 3 and Under eat free.

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Easter Weekend Scavenger Hunt
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, Blue Mountain
Hop on over to Scenic Caves Nordic Centre for spring hiking during Easter weekend and April. Early spring is a refreshing time to lace up your hiking boots and explore outdoor trails with the whole family.  It’s an excellent destination to bring visiting relatives/ friends. Scavenger Hunt and path of wooden sculptures – Pick up a map and hunt for clues at key locations.

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York, Durham and Headwaters

Easter Family Fun Pass
Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston
April 19-22, 2019
This Easter don’t get stuck at home, treat the kids to the Nottawasaga Resort’s Easter Fun Pass for morning, afternoon or evening sessions!  Your pass of fun includes swimming, 100ft waterslide and 4 mini-golf passes for only $55.95+tax for up to 4 people. Don’t miss out, availability is limited! Call 705-435-5502 today for all the details and to reserve yours.

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Easter Brunch at the Nottawasaga Resort
Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston
April 21, 2019
Why not leave the work of putting together a delicious Easter celebration to us this long weekend? On Easter Sunday, between 9:30am and 1:30pm, join us in the Riverview Room for beautiful views and a delicious brunch buffet. This scrumptious feast features a wide selection of festive favourites expertly prepared by our team of chefs for your enjoyment. $38.95 for adults, $28.95 for children aged 9-14 and $25.95 for children aged 4-8. Reservations are not required.

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Easter Brunch
Adamo Estate Winery, Mono
April 21, 2019
Enjoy Easter Brunch in the great room at Adamo Estate Winery.

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Easter Brunch
Millcroft Inn, Caledon
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.

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Kawarthas Northumberland

Easter Brunch Buffet
Eganridge Resort, Kawartha Lakes
April 21, 2019
Enjoy Easter brunch from the pine-paneled dining room and screened-in deck offer panoramic views of the most splendid scenery in the Kawarthas.

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Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley

Maple slurp
Yours Outdoors
April 18, 20 & 24, 2019
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.

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Easter Bunny Chase
Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve, Haliburton
April 21, 2019
Spend some quality time with your family while following clues to find puzzle pieces hidden at different points around Base Camp. Once you’ve collected them all, assemble the puzzle to gain a raffle ticket for the chance to win an AMAZING prize to make the outdoors great this summer. First family to complete their puzzle will win a family membership to the Wolf Centre!

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Pony Trekking
Abbey Gardens, Haliburton
April 19, 2019
Enjoy all that Abbey Gardens has to offer on these one of a kind, guided hikes. Our ponies encourage you to view the beautiful natural surroundings from a completely different perspective. Equines teach us to live in the moment and relish the simple pleasures of a ramble in nature. Lead one of our ponies by foot, or simply walk beside. Fridays at noon starting in April $10 per person, groups of more than 4 must pre-register.

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Spring Hike – Moore Falls to Devil’s Lake
April 20, 2019
Haliburton Highlands
Join the Wilderness Club on their annual spring hike from Moore Falls to Devil’s Lake. This is a challenging, strenuous 19 km hike over rugged terrain.

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Bunny Chase
April 21, 2019
Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve
Spend some quality time with your family while following clues to find puzzle pieces hidden at different points around Base Camp. Once you’ve collected them all, assemble the puzzle to gain a raffle ticket for the chance to win an AMAZING prize to make the outdoors great this summer. First family to complete their puzzle will win a family membership to the Wolf Centre!

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Algonquin Park, Almaguin Highlands, Muskoka and Parry Sound

Baby Shark
April 20, 2019
Deerhurst Resort, Huntsville
The whole family will have buckets of fun when Deerhurst Resort adds the magic of Muskoka’s maple syrup season to Easter Weekend.

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Maple Mayhem
April 19-21, 2019
Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery, Bala
Rain or shine, we’re spending three days celebrating maple harvest!

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Muskoka Maple Trail
March 8 – April 26, 2019
The Trail is a collection of 30+ of Muskoka’s top maple experiences, from sugar bush tours and pancake breakfasts, to maple beer and maple butter tarts. Now with the official Muskoka Maple Trail road map, you can build your own maple adventure and turn a regular Spring day into an exceptionally sweet Spring day!

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Easter Egg Hunt 
April 21, 2019
Muskoka Heritage Place, Huntsville
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.

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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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