Family Spring Break & Easter Activities in Edmonton: A list of Family Activities, Events & Camps from March 27 – April 6, 2015
I. Events & Activities
1.Rattle & Strum
The recipe for fun? Take a scoop of toe-tapping tunes, add a dash of silliness, then rattle and strum until you’re ready to fall over! Rattle and Strum gets kids of all ages dancing, clapping, singing, and playing. With Heather Blush on guitar and Steve Hazlett on drums, you on percussion, and everybody singing, this highly interactive band leaves nobody out and is known for original music that parents enjoy too! Details
Friday March 27th, 2015 | 10:30 AM.
Maclab Centre for the Performing Arts, 4308 – 50 St., Leduc
$10.00 ; Under 2: Free
2. Spring Break at the Square
Come to the Square to enjoy:
– Bouncy castles
– Lightsaber training for young Padawans, BYOL (bring – your own lightsaber)
– DJ CreeAsian pumping out beats and providing b-boy lessons
– Sportball non-competitive, skill-building play
– Adventure Bus mobile gym on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
– In addition, games of table tennis, basketball, ball hockey, giant checkers, and more! Details
March 30 to April 3, 2015 | noon to 4:00 PM
Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
3. Spring Break at Local Malls
Check your nearest mall for spring break events. Few activities given below:
Spring Break & Easter Events on March 30 – April 4, 2015 @ Northgate Centre.
Spring Break Events on March 27 – March 31, 2015 Sherwood Park Mall
Barney and Angelina Ballerina, & Easter Bunny Photos @ MillWoods Town Centre
Photos with the Easter Bunny @ West Edmonton Mall
4. Sweet Treat
An Old-fashioned Easter Event: Celebrate spring with us and experience the joy and excitement of the new season. The popular egg hunt and the Easter bunny are back this year with surprises for the whole family. Details
Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Sweet Treat: Adult and Youth (13 yr old +) $12.50, Child (2 – 12 yr old) $9.80
Sweet Treat and Breakfast: Adult and Youth (13 yr old +) $25.40, Child (2 – 12 yr old) $18.90
Children under two get in for free and do not require a ticket.
5. Spring Break – Snow Valley
Enjoy the end of the season with family fun in our Campground. Each day from 10 – 2 p.m., you can play games and warm up at the firepit. Details
March 30 – April 2, 2015 | 10:00 AM – 02:00 PM
Snow Valley Ski Club, 13204 45 Ave NW, Edmonton
6. Spring Break at TWOSE
Lots of fun spring break programming including Critter visits, Touch Tank Explorations, Multi-Axis Trainer Trials, Exploration Station & more! Details
Friday, March 27, & Saturday, March 28, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, March 30, to Thursday, April 2, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Telus World of Science, Edmonton
7. Spring Break programs
Drop-in programs, different themes every day: Fossil Fun, Our Night Sky, Easter Celebration. Details
Tuesday, March 31 – Thursday, April 2, 2015 | 10:00 AM & 02:00 PM
Musée Héritage Museum, St Albert
$2.00 – $3.00
8. Library Activities
Your local library has plenty of spring break activities. There are quite a large number of drop in activities with no registration required. Activities include movies, art activities & more!
Edmonton Public Library.
The Stony Plain & Parkland Pioneer Museum opens for the season on April 1, 2015
9. March Break Headquarters
DR. Seuss Storytime, Wimpy Kid Jokes & Read Aloud, Lego Minifigures Swapathon, Disney Cinderella, Klutz Arts & Crafts, Science & Laughs & more. Details
March 30 – April 3, 2015
Select Chapters/ Indigo Stores in & around Edmonton.
St. Albert – International Children’s Festival tickets go on sale on March 30th.
10. Family Movies
Have fun with the whole family and watch a movie for $2.99 on Saturday mornings at 11am. See link for shows and participating theatres. Details
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel on Mar 28
Hop on Apr 4
Get tickets for Cirque du Soleil (from June 18 in Edmonton) – Details
11. Hop! Easter Fest
The Easter Bunny is visiting the farm for an egg hunt! Hop in your car and head out for a hoppin’ fun day with a Pancake Breakfast, Easter crafts, the Marshmallow Harvest, & gardening workshops, bunnies and baby chicks! Details
Good Friday to Easter Monday: April 3 – 6, 2015 | 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM
Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farms, 56311 Lily Lake Road, Bon Accord
Easter Bunny Pancake Breakfast: $4.00 for Adults
Admission: $13.00 per person
12. Easter with the Walters
Join Mrs. Walter for some Easter festivities in her 1920 home. Together, we’ll make a traditional pastry to eat, create colorful Easter eggs with natural dyes and go on an egg hunt throughout the Walter family home. Details
Thursday, April 2, 2015 | 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
$24.00 – Edmonton Recreation program for ages 3 – 5.
13. The Hunt is On!
The Morinville Historical and Cultural Society has partnered with teh Town of Morinville to provide a traditional Easter Egg Hunt for you and your family. Bring your basket to collect plastic eggs from the field and trade them in at the Easter Chocolate Station for edible eggs! Details
Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 11:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Ray McDonald Sports Center, Morinville
Explore Edmonton during Spring Break.
14. Easter Egg Hunt
Join us for games, Easter Egg Hunt, crafts and swimming! Details
Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Harbour Pool, 10001 94 Avenue, Fort Saskatchewan
Explore St Albert during Spring Break.
15. Easter Egg Hunt
Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your own baskets! Details
Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Multicultural Heritage Centre, 5411 – 51 Street
16. Easter Breakfast Buffet
Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 09:30 AM & 11:00 AM
Multicultural Heritage Centre, 5411 – 51 Street
Children (5-12 yrs) $7.50
Children (under 5 yrs) Free
17. Easter Egg-stravaganza
Celebrate Easter Sunday at the Muttart Conservatory! Get your face painted, jump over to an Easter craft and hop through the pyramids for an Easter scavenger hunt! Details
Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
18. Easter Eggstravaganza
Spring and Easter go hand in hand at Rutherford House. Celebrate the season as your explore this magnificent home and discover historically coloured eggs. Enjoy freshly baked cookies and a spring-themed craft; just make sure to keep a watchful eye for the Easter Bunny! Details
Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Rutherford House, Provincial Historic Site 11153 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton
19. Family Easter Egg Hunt
A fun family Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Park followed by a Pancake Breakfast, a Family Friendly Program, and PRIZES at Robina Baker School. It’s all free! Special guests: Donna Boone, one of Canada’s premier children and family entertainers! Details
Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Centennial Park & Robina Bake School, Devon
20. Activities at local Stores
Stores like Home Depot and Lowes offer free classes/workshops for kids to build things using a hammer & glue like bookends, planters and more.
Activities are free. Contact your local store. All activities will NOT show up on the website and is store dependent.
Michaels also offers art workshops for kids for $2 – $3.
21. Hop to it!
“Get Closer” this Easter at the Edmonton Valley Zoo! Details
Monday, April 6, 2015 | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
22. Corpse Flower at Muttart
Visit Muttart Conservatory with kids and see Corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum), which is about to bloom(as of March 27). Due to its odor, which is reminiscent of the smell of a decomposing mammal, the titan arum is known as the corpse flower.
Once it blooms, it lasts only for 24 – 72 hours. The leaf structure can reach up to 6 metres (20 ft) tall and 5 metres (16 ft) across. Wikipedia
Muttart Conservatory Corpse Flower FAQs
All the camps listed below had spots available for registration at the time of publishing this article.
1. Girls Spring Break Horse Riding Camps
Girls (10 – 17) horseback riding camps, trail riding and adventures on horseback near Rocky Mountain House. Stay for a week for Great Horse Activities. Learn by Doing!
2. Adventure Camp at WEM
Behind the Scenes – Marine Life
Children will learn about the underwater animals living in Sea Life Caverns, such as penguins, sharks, fish, sea lions, turtles, and other reptiles. They will get hands-on experience – and maybe even a little wet – with the sea lion training session. Participants spend the morning learning about and working with the animals and then spend the afternoon in one of our attractions.
The camp runs through Spring Break, March 30 to April 3, 2015. Ages 6 – 12. 1 day & 5 days option available.
For more information and registration, call 780-444-5320 or e-mail [email protected]
3. John Janzen Nature Centre
Mud Puddlers Camp:Monday, March 30 – Thursday, April 2, 2015 | 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM for Ages 4-5
4. Edmonton Valley Zoo
Zoo-fari Explorers: Monday, March 30 – Thursday, April 2, 2015 | 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM for Ages 9-12
5. City of Edmonton Recreation Centre Camps
6. River Valley Camps
7. Art Camps
8. Fort Edmonton Park
a. Play at the Park for 4 Day Camp Ages 4 – 7 | Monday, March 30 – Thursday, April 2, 2015 | 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM
b. Edmonton Explorers for 4 Day Camp Ages 8 – 11 | Monday, March 30 – Thursday, April 2, 2015 | 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM
9. Scottish United Soccer Club
2nd Annual Spring Break Development Camps for Under 10 – 16 athletes.: March 31 and April 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM
10. Vimy Lacrosse Spring Break Camp
March 31st and April 1st, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM @ South Side Soccer Centre – Details
Ages 6 – 11: Camps at Art Gallery of Alberta
13. City of St. Albert – Servus Place Programs
14. Strathcona County
15. Ortona Gymnastics- Kid’s Spring Fever Camp
All the above places hold summer camps and now is the best time to book for Summer Camps (Registrations will be open during March – April).
16. Art Gallery of St. Albert
Ages : 5 – 15 – Camps
Few options for summer camps are given below:
1. U of A Sports Summer Camps
2. Golden Bears and Pandas Soccer Camps
3. U of A Faculty of Science Summer Camps – Ages 7 – 17. Registration opens March 2.
4. Junior Griffins Sport Camps - MacEwan University
5. Telus World of Science [Spring Camps sold out]
6. St. Albert Children’s Theatre Drama Camps
7. Northern Lights Theatre Drama Camps
Please leave a comment below to add camps not included in this list.