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. 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 | TBA
3. 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
4. Spring Break programs
Drop-in programs, different themes every day. Details
Tuesday, March 31 – Thursday, April 2, 2015 | 10:00 AM & 02:00 PM
Musée Héritage Museum, St Albert
The article is being updated, please check back by end of February for more events.
5. 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
6. 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.
7. 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
8. 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
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9. 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
10. 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
11. 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
12. 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
13. Easter Sunday Breakfast & Movie
Treat the family to an Easter breakfast with the Easter bunny. There will be treats, spectacular performances and, of course, pancakes! Details
Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Blatchford Hangar, 1920 Street, Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton
Adult and Youth (13 yrs old and over) $14.05; Child (12 yrs old and under) $9.70
Ticket: includes pancakes, sausages and fruit.
Movie at Capitol Theatre – $11.05
14. 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
All the camps listed below have 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).
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.