Easter in London

A list of activities and events taking place in and around London during Easter Weekend: April 19 – Sunday, April 21, 2019, including Easter Egg hunts and Easter Brunch options.
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I. Family & Kids Activities this weekend

Easter Egg Hunt

Hop on over to the German Canadian Club for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. Free kids crafts. Coffee & cake for sale. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 2:00 PM & 3:00 PM

German Canadian Club, 1 Cove Road, London

$3/child

Hyde Park Easter Scavenger Hunt

Visit the participating Hyde Park BIA Businesses from April 1 – 19th and collect a sticker from each of the different businesses for your opportunity to win some great prizes! Details

April 1 – 19, 2019 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Various Businesses, Hyde Park, London

Free

Easter Egg Hunts

Find eggs of different colours throughout the park to redeem for a treat or prize. Special reserved egg hunt area for toddlers. Meet and greet times with the Easter Bunny, the Beavertails concession area will be open. Also enjoy a special Easter Pancake Brunch at the Village Square Concession. Details

Friday & Saturday, April 19 – 20 , 2019
Meet and greet with the Easter Bunny | 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM
Egg Hunt | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Easter Pancake Brunch | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM  @ Village Square Concession
The Beavertails concession area | Opens 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Storybook Gardens, 1958 Storybook Lane, London

 $8.00/ person; Children under 2: $2.00.

Free Family Fun Night

Free Family Fun Night is an opportunity for all families to engage in hands-on learning and exploration at the London Children’s Museum. Exhibits and programs allow families to explore history, science, art and culture in a safe and inclusive environment. Details

Thursday, April 18, 2019 | 5:00 PAM – 8:00 PM

London Children’s Museum, 21 Wharncliffe Road S, London

Free admission

Thorndale Easter Egg Event

Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 10:30 AM

West Nissouri Public School, Thorndale, ON

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt

Hop on over for our annual neighbourhood Easter Egg Hunt in the Idlewyld Courtyard. For children 10 years of age and under. Details

Sunday, April 21, 2019 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Idlewyld Inn & Spa – Courtyard, 36 Grand Avenue, London

Easter Fest

Come along to the farm for some Easter fun! Activites will include: Farm Animals, Creation Station, Face Painting, Photo Op Station, Easter Treat. And don’t miss Farmer Budd’s Amazing Easter Egg Cannon Blast Show!! Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Leaping Deer Adventure Farm & Market, 544212 Clarke Road, Ingersoll

Kids $6.99 + Tax, Adults $3.50 + Tax

Easter Egg Hunt

Grab yourself an Easter bucket and then head on over to the train. The train will depart  every hour on the hour to the orchard where eggs will be scattered among the apple trees. The children will disembark to gather the coloured Easter eggs with delight. With buckets full they will get back on the train and complete their ride. Turn in your bucket of eggs to receive an Easter treat! De’tails

Friday & Saturday, April 19 – 20 , 2019 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Apple Land Station, 329 Richmond Street, Dorchester

Adults $5; Children $7; ​under 2 free

Easter Outdoor Farmers’ Market & Scavenger Hunt

Join us for our annual Easter Market! Complete a market scavenger hunt, return to the table and spin the wheel of chance to win a variety of sweet treats to celebrate spring!

Enjoy a colouring table for all with spring themed pictures and spend time outside listening to live music, eating delicious food, and celebrating the beginning of market season!! Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Covent Garden Market, 130 King Street, London

Free

B13 Easter Egg Hunt

Polar Baby and B13 present a Kids’ Easter Egg Hunt! Come have a drink at Juicy Tings while your kiddos hunt for goodies in B13!! Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

B13 The Bakers Dozen, 613 Dundas Street East, London

The Easter EGGstravaganza

Kids ages 2 – grade 5 will be able to join us for our egg hunt with over 10 000 eggs and prizes for every child. Festive candy bags for every child, swag bags for the first 250 families and comical Easter entertainment by our very own Kids group, followed by an EGG HUNT!!

Stay for our FREE family BBQ, face painting, balloon animals, crafts, petting zoo, cotton candy and more. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Royal View Church, 218 Clarke Road, London

Free

Mother Moose Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for a FREE Easter Egg Hunt for the kids. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Mother Moose Boutique1, 1131 Gainsborough Road, London

Free; $2 Face Painting;  Bring a donation for The London Food Bank to be entered into our Easter draw!

Forest Edge Community Pool Easter Egg Hunt

Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019
3 & under | 12:30 PM
4-6 years | 12:45 PM
Sges 7+ | 1:00 PM

Village Green Park – Forest Edge Pool parking lot, 427 Village Green Ave, London

Egg hunt $5; Big Bunny Bundle $10

Easter Bunny visit Rhéo Thompson Candies

Every year the Easter Bunny takes time out of his busy schedule to come and visit us here at Rhéos. We think it is because we are one of his best suppliers! Stop by the store to have your picture taken with the Big Hopper himself. He will be handing out sweet treats to all the boys and girls, both young and young at heart!

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Rhéo Thompson Candies, 55 Albert Street, Stratford

Free

Easter Egg Hunt

Bring your children out for our Easter Egg Hunt. No one leaves empty handed, as goody bags will be provided. There will also be raffle prizes. Age Categories: Under 3 years old, 4-6 years old, 7-9 years old, 10-13 years old. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Dark Horse Estate Winery, 70665 B Line, Grand Bend

Free; RSVP by April 19

Family Art Sunday

Join us for this popular program, in which you and your child are led through different art activities. Educator-led Family Art Sundays are held on the first and third Sundays of each month, and the remaining Sundays will be self-guided themed art activities. The activities change every time, so bring your family and friends, and come and get creative! Details

Sunday, April 21, 2019 |  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Gallery Stratford, 54 Romeo Street, South, Stratford

All are welcome, materials are provided, and activities are free

PA Day Camps

Theme: Leap into Spring. Jump into a day filled with wonder, fun, art and all things spring! Join us as we celebrate the wonderful world around us. Ages 4 – 12 Details

Monday, April 22, 2019
Drop-off | 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Pick-up | 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

London Children’s Museum, 21 Wharncliffe Road S, London

$46; Pre-registration is required.

Family Movies

  • Visit participating Cineplex theatres near you and watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. Family Favourites Saturdays at 11:00 AM

II. Live Music

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Friday, April 19, 2019 | 8:00 PM

London Music Hall, 185 Queens Avenue, London

$20

Lea Keeley CD Release Concert

The hometown release party for Lea Keeley’s debut album “Golden”. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019
David Keeley | 8:00 PM
Lea Keeley & Aidan Keeley | 9:00 PM

Revival House, 70 Brunswick Street, Stratford

$15 advance/ $20 at the door

Classic Albums Live

Elton John Album – Latest Hits. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 8:00 PM

Centennial Hall, 550 Wellington Street, London

$46.50 + S/C

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Shannon Shaw (Of Shannon and The Clams). 19+. Details

Sunday, April 21, 2018 | 7:00 PM

London Music Hall, 185 Queens Avenue, London

$36

III. Theatre/Performing Arts

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Cabaret

“Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome.” Follow Sally Bowles down­stairs as she navigates the nightclub underworld of Berlin on the edge of fascism. Be drawn into the excesses and decadence of a time where everything was possible — until it wasn’t. Considered one of the greatest musicals ever, presented in a gritty, stripped-down, intimate setting that will extend from the McManus lobby and bar to the stage. Come to the Kit Kat Club, if you dare. Details

April 9 – May 11, 2019

Grand Theatre – McManus Stage, 471 Richmond Street, London

$50

Billy Elliot the Musical

Dreams don’t come easy in the hardscrabble mining town, riven by a bitter national strike, where eleven-year-old Billy lives with his bereaved family. But Billy’s discovery of his talent for dance awakens in him a passion that will transform his life and win the hearts of his whole community. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Festival Theatre, 55 Queen Street, Stratford

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La Fanciulla Del West

Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, alongside star tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw Dick Johnson. Baritone Zeljko Lucic is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Stratford CIty Hall Auditorium, 1 Wellington Street, Stratford

$25/person

IV. Exhibitions, Festivals & Other Events

38th London Spring Arts and Craft Show

Meet craftspeople from all over Ontario. Pick up your Easter goodies, garden decor, Mother’s Day gifts, Spring fashions and unique arts and crafts! Prizes, food sampling and MUCH MORE! Details

April 18 – 19, 2019
Thursday, April 18 | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday, April 19 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Metroland Media Agriplex, 845 Florence St., London

Adults $7; Children 12 and under Free

Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs

National Service Dogs’ Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs is a family event that includes your furry baby. Details

Friday, April 19, 2019 | Registration 10:00 AM; Hunt 11:00 AM

Plunkett Estate, 9282 Elviage Drive, London

Registration fee for families $25 (Online) – $30 (Door)

Good Vibes Only Festival 2019

Good Vibes Only Festival 2019 (aka #GVOFest2019) is a two-day multi-sensory festival experience with two stages of non-stop music, live painting, local craft vendors, fantastic art displays, and all sorts of other festival awesomeness!! This year we’re taking over a brand new event space called The Woodfield to transform it into a magical wonderland for you and your friends to experience! Details

April 19 – 20, 2019

The Woodfield, 493 Queens Ave, London, ON

$45

London Toy & Collectibles Expo

The Good Friday London Collectibles Expo will feature vendors selling a huge selection of Comics, Vinyl Records, Action Figures, Transformers, Star Wars, Pop Vinyls, Lego, GiJoes, HeMan, Wrestling Figures, Spawn, Model Kits, Board Games, McFarlane Figures, old and new Die Cast Toys, Hot Wheels, Matchbox Cars, Slot Cars, NASCAR Collectibles, Vintage Tin Toys, both new and old Sports Cards, Non-Sport Cards, Magic Cards, Pokemon Cards, a huge selection of Movie and Television DVD’s and other Memorabilia, Movie Posters and Lobby Cards, a large selection of Retro Video Games, and too many other Pop Culture Collectibles to come close to listing them all. Details

Friday, April 19, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Centennial Hall -Lower Level , 550 Wellington Street, London

$5; Children 12 and under Free when accompanied by an adult

2019 Ting Comic and Graphic Arts Festival

Tingfest is an annual three-week celebration curated by TAP Centre for Creativity that showcases the work of past, present and future comic and graphic artists from Southwestern Ontario. Details

April 16 – May 4, 2019
Opening Reception | Saturday, April 20 |  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas Street, London

ReFashion Show Design Competition

Join us for a night of ReFashion wonder!!!! Participating designers are challenged to transform pre-loved garments into show-stopping, wearable works of art, which will be modelled on the runway and judged by an expert panel. Our keynote speaker from TRIARCHY Denim will be sharing their amazing sustainable fashion story. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 |  6:30 PM – 12:00 AM

Gallery Stratford, 54 Romeo St. South, Stratford

Tickets $75, includes a complimentary beverage and snacks. All proceeds from this event, go to Gallery Stratford to support the arts in our community.

Saturday Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea with the piano stylings by David Priest. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 |  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Idlewyld Inn & Spa, 36 Grand Avenue, London

$45/person; Call 519.432.5554 to reserve

HOLI – The Festival of Colours 2019

For the 8th year in London, ON, three hours, 1000 Kgs of seven colours and over 2500 people celebrating the ancient Hindu Festival of HOLI – The Festival of Colours 2019. Details

Saturday, April 20, 2019 |  7:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Victoria Park, 580 Clarence Street, London

Free

Other Activities

  • Watercolour Art Class – Basics Level 1 on April 2 – 23, 2019 @ For the Love of Art
  • Watercolour Art Class – Basic Level 3 on April 4 – 25, 2019 @ For the Love of Art
  • Drawing Art Class Sketchbook for Adults on April 3 – 24, 2019 @ For the Love of Art
  • Acrylic Art Class – Mentoring on April 3 – 24, 2019 @ For the Love of Art
  • Life Is A Performance on April 2 – June 27, 2019 @ Aeolian Hall Musical Arts Association

V. Food Events, Dinner Theatre & Night Life Events

Easter Brunch

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Idlewyld Inn & Spa | Brunch 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM; Dinner 4:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Easter Brunch @ Revival House | Adults $35.99; Children 5-12 $17; Children under 4 Free | Reserve by calling 519-273-3424 or email [email protected]

Katana Kafé | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Boler Mountain | 11 AM, 11:30 AM and 12 PM | $34.95 for Adults; $15.95 for 12 & Under; Free for 5 & Under

Sunningdale Golf & Country Club

Sunday Brunch @ Dolcetto | 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Sunday Brunch @ The Church Key Bistro-Pub | 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Brunch @ Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

Sunday Brunch @ Restaurant Ninety One| 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Four Points by Sheraton | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | $39.95 for Adults; $19.95 for children 12 and under

Elm Hurst Inn & Spa | 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM | $35/person + tax & gratuity

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Club Events

Friday, April 19, 2019

  • Emo Night @ London Music Hall
  • Foreigner Meets Journey @ Eastside Bar & Grill
  • Life In Vacuum/ / Grievances / Botfly / Nervousmen @ Call The Office
  • Acoustic Dinner Set with Steve Frost @ Norma Jeans
  • What A Drag [The Glitter Ball] @ Old East 765

Saturday, April 20, 2019

  • Jvst say Yes @ London Music Hall
  • Loveless Rocks Eastsides! @ Eastside Bar & Grill
  • Orangeman Live at Norma Jean’s
  • Wide Open Throttle LIVE @ The HUB Stratford
  • The Matadors/Johnny Nocash/Killroy/Dented Halos @ Old East 765
  • 420 in the Forest City @ Old East 765

Sunday, April 21, 2019

  • Chastity with JEAN DADDY & Whipping Wind (all ages) @ The Rec Room

We do try to make the listings as accurate as possible, but there may be typographical/oversight errors or events may be cancelled or postponed without any notice. Verify all details from concerned event Websites/officials.

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