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Easter Egg Hunts & Easter Parades are happening all over Toronto and GTA


Being a kid and believing in the Easter Bunny brings a sense of magic and wonder to the Easter season. The excitement of Easter egg hunts adds to this joyous experience, as children eagerly search for hidden treasures in gardens, parks, and other creative locations. In the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), there are numerous fantastic places hosting Easter egg hunts, each offering unique settings and challenges for young adventurers. This article will explore some of these wonderful locations, highlighting the fun and laughter that Easter egg hunts bring to families and communities across the GTA. From lush botanical gardens to sprawling parks and vibrant community centers, the GTA provides a diverse range of options for creating unforgettable Easter memories for children and adults alike.

Centreville Easter Eggstravaganza

Centreville Amusement Park welcomes back the famous Easter Eggstravaganza presented by the Lindt Gold Bunny. From Friday, April 19, to Sunday, April 21, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., families can join the Easter Bunny and Beasley Bear for a day filled with fun activities. Kids can hunt for coloured eggs and trade them for exciting prizes from sponsors like Lindt Gold Bunny, Bear Paws Crackers, Oasis Juice, Jelly Belly Candy, Old Dutch Foods, Ring Pop, and more. They might even discover exclusive Pokémon Detective Pikachu eggs for a chance to win movie passes or prize packs. In addition to the egg hunt, guests can enjoy a selection of Centreville rides, meet animals at Far Enough Farm, indulge in face-painting, bounce around in inflatable castles, and participate in games and giveaways with the Toronto Argonauts.

Tickets, priced at $20 per person and include the ferry ride, which must be purchased online in advance. Additionally, online sales of $5 baskets will benefit Cystic Fibrosis Canada. – https://www.centreisland.ca/

Corktown Egg Hunt:

Celebrating its sixth year, the Corktown Egg Hunt invites families to the Corktown Common playground on Sunday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to noon. This free event promises a delightful time with the Easter Bunny and features an impressive 10,000 chocolate eggs hidden for eager hunters. Live entertainment adds to the festive atmosphere, and the egg hunt kicks off at 10:15 a.m., ensuring an egg-citing start to the day. https://corktownegghunt.ca/

Fairyland Theatre Easter Super Egg Hunt

Fairyland Theatre hosts its Easter Egg Super Hunt on Saturday, April 20, catering to different age groups. Kids aged one to four can join from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., while the hunt for kids aged five to ten takes place from 1 to 2:45 p.m. The event, hosted by beloved characters like Funny Bunny, Princess Arielle, Princess Belle, Batman, and a Minion, promises memorable photo opportunities alongside face-painting, games, and Easter-themed arts and crafts. Tickets are priced at $15 +HST per person, offering a delightful day for young adventurers. https://fairylandtheatre.ticketspice.com/easter-event-at-fairyland-theatre

Toronto Beaches Easter Parade

As spring begins to make its presence known, the Beaches Easter Parade once again brings vibrancy to Queen Street East, marking an annual celebration of color, music, and entertainment suitable for all ages. This year, the festivities include the Egg Scavenger Hunt on Good Friday, inviting participants to unravel clues throughout the neighborhood. Families can also look forward to meeting the Easter Bunny in person during the street parade on Sunday afternoon. The Beaches Easter Parade is scheduled for March 29th and 31st, 2024, with the Egg Hunt taking place from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Friday and the Parade running from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sunday. The parade route spans Queen Street East, extending from Munro Park Avenue to Woodbine, offering a delightful experience for all attendees.

For more information, visit www.beacheseasterparade.ca.

Bloor West Village BIA: Easter Bunny in the Village

The Bloor West Village BIA presents Easter Bunny in the Village, a delightful daytime family celebration offering kids the chance to meet and take photos with the Easter Bunny and engage in a fun take-away craft activity. Adding to the excitement is a thrilling scavenger hunt, featuring printouts of hints provided at the Easter Bunny event. These clues lead participants on an exciting adventure around Bloor West Village, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to the festivities.

Event Details:

  • Event Name: Easter Bunny in the Village
  • Date: March 30, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Location: The Red Heart, Bloor St. West and Willard Ave., Toronto
  • Website: www.bloorwestvillagebia.com

Alice’s Easter Eggstravaganza – Queen West

Step into the intriguing world of Alice’s Easter Eggstravaganza, a captivating “Dark Psychedelic Easter Market” designed for adventurers of all ages. Delve into unique activities such as egg painting and a treasure hunt (recommended for ages 14 and up), where Frank the Rabbit serves as your guide through a labyrinth of clues and challenges.

Event Details:

  • Event Name: Alice’s Easter Eggstravaganza
  • Date: March 31, 2024
  • Time: 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Location: Ground Control, 1279 Queen St West, Toronto, ON
  • Website: www.moonshadowevents.com

Joseph Brant Museum: Visit with the Easter Bunny – Brulington

It’s time for an egg-citing adventure at Joseph Brant Museum in Burlington, where families can hop over to meet the Easter Bunny! Capture unforgettable moments with photos and watch children dive into a thrilling egg hunt. They’ll have a blast completing Easter-themed activities and gathering colorful eggs along the way. Don’t miss out on exploring the mini-makers market and treating yourself to a cozy hot chocolate while enjoying all the festivities! Joseph Brant Museum’s Visit with the Easter Bunny event will take place on March 23rd and 24th, 2024, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Head over to 2168 Guelph Line in Burlington to join in on the fun. For more details and updates, visit www.museumsofburlington.ca.

Easter Fun Fest – Markham

Prepare for an egg-stravaganza of fun at Easter Fun Fest, the ultimate destination for Easter family excitement in the GTA! Kids of all ages will be thrilled by a variety of attractions, including jumping castles, a kiddie midway, a delightful petting zoo, and exciting pony rides. Test your skills at carnival games, transform into your favorite character with face painting, and embark on thrilling Easter egg hunts throughout the event. With food trucks offering delicious treats, live entertainment to keep the party going, and so much more, Easter Fun Fest promises non-stop fun and laughter for the whole family! Join us at the Markham Fairgrounds from March 29th to April 1st, 2024, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily. The fairgrounds are at 10801 McCowan Road in Markham, making it a convenient and exciting outing for everyone. For additional details and updates, visit www.easterfunfest.com

Downtown Brampton BIA: Easter Egg Hunt

Emark on an egg-stravaganza of epic proportions at Downtown Brampton’s annual Easter Egg Hunt! On March 30, 2024, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, Garden Square Downtown Brampton will be buzzing with excitement as families embark on a delightful adventure. Collect treats, meet and greet the Easter Bunny, create lasting memories in the free photo booth, groove to the bunny hop dance party, and so much more! But wait, there’s more fun in store—grab a map of participating businesses and a treat bag, then set off on a thrilling exploration of downtown Brampton while filling your bags with tasty surprises. Don’t miss out on this egg-citing event!

RSVP at Eventbrite and visit www.downtownbramptonbia.ca for more details.

Pickering Easter Parade

The Pickering Easter Parade, hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 606 runs along a new parade route this year. Partake in a spectacular welcome to Spring with the theme of “Flowers Galore”!

When: March 30, 2024
Time: Starts at 10:00am
Where: Annland Street from Liverpool Road to Krosno Boulevard, east on Krosno, south on Lublin to Kinsmen Park, Pickering
Website: www.pickering.ca

South Simcoe Railway: Easter Express

South Simcoe Railway invites families to ride the “Rabbit Transit” this Easter and hop aboard the Easter Bunny Express, where every child can chat with the Easter Bunny and get some tasty chocolate treats as well. Enjoy a spring trip on the railway line where the Conductor also shares games and challenges with the passengers for prizes.

South Simcoe Railway: Easter Bunny Express

South Simcoe Railway: Easter Bunny Express

When: March 30-31, 2024
Time: 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm & 3:00pm
Where: Mill Street West, Tottenham
Website: www.southsimcoerailway.ca

Easter At The Farm at Pingle’s Farm Market
Embark on an egg-citing egg-venture this Easter at Pingle’s Farm, where a plethora of delightful activities await! Enjoy an egg hunt that promises excitement for all ages, complete with a DIY Easter basket station, wagon rides, treat bags, captivating storytelling sessions, engaging scavenger hunts, encounters with adorable farm animals, and much more. For those craving an extra dose of Easter joy, indulge in the Easter Bunny Brunch, offering a delectable prefix brunch experience for up to six guests per table, including an egg hunt to add to the festivities.

Event Details:

  • Event Name: Easter at Pingle’s Farm
  • Dates: March 23-24, 29-31, 2024
  • Time: Egg Hunt: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (last entry 2:30 pm), Easter Bunny Brunch: Seatings at 9:00 am, 10:45 am & 12:30 pm
  • Location: Pingle’s Farm, 1805 Taunton Road, Hampton
  • Website: www.pinglesfarmmarket.com

Easter Eggs-perience at Round The Bend Farm – Kettleby

Join in the egg-citement at Round The Bend Farm as they turn Easter into an eggs-perience to remember! Families can embark on an egg hunt adventure to find a dozen colorful Easter eggs hidden in baskets around the farm (don’t forget to bring your own container!). These eggs can then be exchanged for delightful, pre-packaged Easter treats, adding an extra layer of fun to the day. While exploring the farm, kids can also meet adorable baby animals, get creative with crafts, and strike a pose in fun picture areas. It’s not just an Easter egg hunt; it’s a full day of outdoor fun for the whole family!

Round The Bend Farm’s Easter Eggs-Perience runs from March 29th to April 2nd and on April 6th, 2024, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (with last entry at 3:30 pm). You can find the farm at 16225 Jane Street in Kettleby, offering a picturesque setting for a memorable Easter outing. For more information and updates, visit www.roundthebendfarm.com

Egg-citing events

As Easter approaches, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) comes alive with a plethora of egg-citing Easter egg hunts for families to enjoy. From traditional hunts in beautiful gardens to unique experiences at historical sites and farms, there’s something for everyone to delight in. These egg hunts not only offer a chance to gather colorful eggs but also create lasting memories filled with laughter, joy, and the spirit of togetherness. Whether you’re exploring bustling city streets or tranquil countryside settings, the GTA’s best Easter egg hunts are sure to spark delight and wonder in children and adults alike, making Easter a truly egg-straordinary celebration for all.

Myles Shane

by Myles Shane, totimes.ca

Myles Shane is a multifaceted professional with experience as an Associate Producer at ABC News PRIME TIME LIVE, and producer and writer of the documentary “Sex, Fame & Murder” for Bell Canada & A&E. Shanehas also written for numerous renowned publications such as The Toronto Star, Animal Wellness, Dolce, The Hockey News, Playback, and a plethora of other magazines, newspapers, and websites. In addition to his side gig writing for the Toronto Times, Shane is a consultant for the new Documentary Streaming Channel in the US and the American film distributor Vision Films. Notably, Shane has made significant strides in fostering young talent and creativity as the creator of the groundbreaking “The Levi’s International Teen Movie Festival.”

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