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 March 30th to Monday April 2nd, 2018.  

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


Easter Family Fun Pass
Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston
March 30 – April 2, 2018
This Easter don’t get stuck at home, treat the kids to the Nottawasaga Resort’s Easter Fun Pass available from Friday March 30 to Monday April 2 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.

Easter Brunch at the Nottawasaga Resort
Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston
April 1, 2018
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.


Easter Activities
Rounds Ranch, Elmvale
March 24 – 25 & 30 – 31, 2018
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
TBA, 2018
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 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

Easter at the Village
Blue Mountain Village
March 30 – April 2, 2018
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 
TBA, 2018
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

Find more Easter events in the Haliburton Highlands

The Art & Syrup of Maple
Yours Outdoors
March 30, 2018
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.

Sip, Swill, and Savour
Yours Outdoors
March 31, 2018
Tingle your taste buds on this guided tour of the craft breweries and winery located along Highway 118 between Haliburton and Carnarvon. An entertaining guide will be your designated driver as you step behind the scenes to experience the beer, food, and personalities of the Haliburton Highlands. 

Snowshoe & Lunch, Woodfire Pizza Baking, Sound Bath Symphony
Abbey Gardens, Haliburton
March 31, 2018
Explore the beauty of The Highlands winter landscape with a guided snowshoe, then come back to the Food Hub for a hearty, homemade lunch. $25 per person. Choose from a selection of afternoon winter workshops to create a full-day outing.

Clay workshops for kids…Easter style!
Abbey Gardens, Haliburton
March 24, 2018
Get ready for Easter with a creative and interactive workshop with clay! Build clay sculptures of Easter bunnies in the morning (10am-12pm) or Easter shakers in the afternoon (1pm-3pm). Participants will each create a one-of-a-kind piece that will be glazed, fired and ready for pick up within 2 weeks. Cost is $35 per child, per workshop.


Easter Brunch
Eganridge Resort
April 1, 2018  
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
March 25, 2018
Buster will be handing out chocolates and taking photos from 12pm to 1pm, making a stop at the Midland Public Library at 12:45pm.

Steve Strongman Band
Midland Cultural Centre
March 29, 2018
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
March 31, 2018
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
TBA, 2018
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 
March 30, 2018
Presented by the Bracebridge Agricultural Society. Free for children Ages 3 – 8.  Bring your own basket.

Easter Egg Hunt, Hunstville
April 1, 2018
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.

Max & Ruby Live Easter Weekend
Deerhurst Resort, Huntsvile
March 30 – April 1, 2018
The whole family will have buckets of fun when Deerhurst Resort brings the magic of Muskoka’s maple syrup season to Easter Weekend.  Step into a fun-filled sugar shack experience jam-packed with complimentary activities including; the 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
March 30 – April 1, 2018

Ontario’s Highlands

Find more Easter events in Ontario’s Highlands

Ontario’s Lake Country

Tap into Maple
March 1 – May 31, 2018
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 Brunch
Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn
TBA, 2018
On Easter Sunday, enjoy brunch at the Grape and Olive. 10am – 2pm | $24 pp

Downtown Orillia Great Easter Egg Hunt
March 31, 2018
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.

Very Important Bunny Pancake Breakfast
Hewitts Farm Market
March 31, 2018
Bring the family for a pancake breakfast with the Easter bunny. Pre-purchase your ticket as limited seating is available 10-11am.

Easter Eggstravaganza
March 31, 2018
Join the Easter celebrations happening in Coldwater!

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.

Learn more