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Spring Break Activities in Edmonton – 2015

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

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Friday March 27th, 2015 | 10:30 AM.

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Maclab Centre for the Performing Arts, 4308 – 50 St., Leduc

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$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

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March 30 to April 3, 2015 | noon to 4:00 PM

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Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton

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Free

 

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

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 11:00 AM

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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

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March 30 – April 2, 2015 | 10:00 AM – 02:00 PM

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Snow Valley Ski Club, 13204 45 Ave NW, Edmonton

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Regular Admission.

 

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

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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

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Telus World of Science, Edmonton

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Regular Admission

 

7. Spring Break programs

Drop-in programs, different themes every day: Fossil Fun, Our Night Sky, Easter Celebration. ​​​ Details

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Tuesday, March 31 – Thursday, April 2, 2015 | 10:00 AM & 02:00 PM

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Musée Héritage Museum, St Albert

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$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

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March 30 – April 3, 2015

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Select Chapters/ Indigo Stores in & around Edmonton.

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Free

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

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Good Friday to Easter Monday:  April 3 – 6, 2015 | 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM

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Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farms, 56311 Lily Lake Road, Bon Accord

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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

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Thursday,  April 2, 2015 | 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

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$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

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 11:00 PM to 12:00 PM

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Ray McDonald Sports Center, Morinville

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Free

Explore Edmonton during Spring Break.

14. Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for games, Easter Egg Hunt, crafts and swimming!​​​ Details

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

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Harbour Pool, 10001 94 Avenue, Fort Saskatchewan

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Free

Explore St Albert during Spring Break.

15. Easter Egg Hunt

Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your own baskets!​​​ Details

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Multicultural Heritage Centre, 5411 – 51 Street
Stony Plain

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$3.00

 

16. Easter Breakfast Buffet

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Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 09:30 AM & 11:00 AM

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Multicultural Heritage Centre, 5411 – 51 Street
Stony Plain

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Adult $15
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

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Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

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Regular Admission

 

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

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Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

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Rutherford House, Provincial Historic Site 11153 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton

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Regular Admission

 

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

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Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 10:30 AM

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Centennial Park & Robina Bake School, Devon

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Free

 

20. Activities at local Stores 

bookendshomedepotStores 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

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Monday, April 6, 2015 | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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Regular Admission

 

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

II. Camps

All the camps listed below had spots available for registration at the time of publishing this article.

1. Girls Spring Break Horse Riding Camps

resize851424195778Girls (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

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

Details

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

11. ArtBreak

Ages 6 – 11: Camps at Art Gallery of Alberta

12. YMCA

YMCA Camps

13. City of St. Albert – Servus Place Programs

14. Strathcona County

Spring Camps

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.

Spring Break Activities in Edmonton – 2015 4.50/5 (90.00%) 2 votes

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