Good Friday is upon us this week, which means there is a long weekend on the horizon. If you’re planning on spending the holiday long weekend with friends or family in town, there’s a lot of family-friendly events happening to help you celebrate Easter weekend.
Here’s how to spend the Easter long weekend in Calgary:
- #COREEaster egg hunt: this Easter egg hunt has been taking place downtown at The Core since April 3, and runs until Sunday. This is an egg hunt targeted towards adults but kids accompanied by an adult can enter as well, you need to get some clues on social media and their website in order to find them, details are online.
- Easter Eggstravaganza at the Zoo: head to the Calgary Zoo on April 14 and 15 for a family-friendly celebration with face painting, bunny races, cookie decorating and more. More details are available online.
- Pysanky: the Art of Ukrainian Easter Eggs: witness the delicate and precise art of Pysanky at the Calgary Farmers’ Market on April 13 – 15. Watch the artists decorate hollow Easter eggs with this beautiful artform, they will be available for purchase as well. More information online.
- Easter at the Market: head to the Calgary Farmer’s Market on Friday and Saturday for Easter at the Market, featuring photos with the Easter Bunny and cookie decorating too. More information online.
- Legendary Easter Egg Hunt at Butterfield Acres: head to Butterfield Acres on April 14 and 15 for the legendary Easter egg hunt, it will take about 75 to 120 minutes to complete, and it’s fun for all ages. More information available online.
- Sunday Brunch at Fort Calgary: celebrate Easter Sunday over a delicious brunch at Fort Calgary, surround yourself with family and history. More information online.
- Hidden Valley Easter Egg Hunt: if you live the northwest communities surrounding Hidden Valley on Saturday and take part in their Easter egg hunt, more information online.
- Easter brunch at Azuridge: the setting at this gorgeous estate hotel on the outskirts of the city is perfect for brunch with the family this Sunday. More information on pricing and the menu available online.
- Mad-Hatter tea and brunch at Fairmont Palliser: the Fairmont in Calgary is doing something unique for Easter Sunday brunch this year, adding in a Mad-hatter themed tea component, so you can transform into a setting out of ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Information on times, menu and pricing is available online.
We hope you enjoy your Easter long weekend, however you’re spending it!