Easter in Edmonton: Concerts, Egg Hunts & Easter Brunch

Enjoy a choral concert, take the kids out for some egg decorating, basket making and an Easter egg hunt, or on an EGG-related scavenger hunt and have a delicious Easter Brunch!

1. Sing Holy Songs

A choral concert to remember with a repertoire from a variety of traditions “whisks the listener from the emotional inspiration of Handel’s Praise the Lord (Judas Maccabeus) to the unquenchable spirit of When the Saints Go Marching In” in the words of Director, Diana Wiens. Details

Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 7:00 PM
Sunday April 9, 2017 | 2:00 PM

Lendrum MB Church, 11210 – 59 Ave, NW, Edmonton


2. ACUA Ukrainian Easter Market

Come and get everything you need for Easter! Get all your pysanka supplies (17 different dye colours, wooden and derlin kistkas, wax, and more), to items for your Easter basket from paska toppers, basket covers, candles, and even pre-order butter lambs! Details

Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

ACUA Art Gallery & Artisan Boutique, 9534 – 87 Street


3. An Old Fashioned Easter

Bring the nostalgia back into Easter with a little old school fun. Take the kids out for some egg decorating, basket making and an Easter egg hunt to finish the morning. Pack your own picnic lunch and enjoy a break from egg decorating before the hunt begins. Details

Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

Fort Heritage Precinct Village, 10006 100 Ave, Fort Saskatchewan

$20 per child.

4. Easter Family Fun Day!

Bring the family down for a variety of fun easter activities including games, music, snacks and an interactive Easter story craft. Details

Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 1:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Concordia Lutheran Church, 5420 – 19 A Avenue Edmonton


Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt

There will be an easter egg hunt, crafts, face painting and more. Families with kids up to 12 years old are welcome. Details

Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Ardrossan Memorial Hall, 60, 1 Avenue, Ardrossan

$7 to $10

5. Easter Eggstravaganza

Spring and Easter go hand in hand at Rutherford House. Celebrate the season as your explore this magnificent home and learn about a variety of natural dyes and how they were used to colour eggs. Enjoy freshly baked cookies and a spring-themed craft. Be sure to keep a watchful eye for the Easter Bunny as you do your Easter egg hunt! Details

Sunday, April 9, 2017| noon to 4:00 PM

Rutherford House, 11153 Saskatchewan Drive

Adult (18-64):$7.00
Senior (65+):$6.00/Youth (7-17 ):$5.00
Family (2 Adults + Youths to a maximum of 8 people):$20.00
Child (0-6):FREE

6. Easter with the Walters

Join Mrs. Walter for some Easter festivities in her 1920s home. Together, we’ll go on an egg hunt throughout the home and discover colorful Easter eggs made with natural dyes found in the pantry. We’ll make a simple craft and a traditional Easter pastry to eat. Ages: 3 to 5 Details

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

John Walter Museum, Edmonton

$24. Adult attendance is required for this program and all children must be registered.

7. Good Friday at the Winspear

An annual tradition of almost two decades, this year’s Good Friday performance will feature Arvo Pärt`s Passio accompanied by and Edmonton-based instrumental quintet. Celebrate the Easter season with this meditative, stark and powerful setting of the Passion according to St. John. Details

Friday, April 14, 2017 | 7:30 AM

Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

$33 to $49.50

8. Hop! Easter Festival

Hop! Easter Festival at Prairie Gardens – Fun for the whole family with the Easter Bunny Pancake Breakfast, Baby Chicks, Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Crafts, and unique farm fun! Details

Friday, April 14 to Monday, April 17, 2017 | 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm – 56311 Lily Lake Road, Bon Accord

Regular Admission

9. Sweet Treat

Celebrate spring with friends and family at Fort Edmonton Park. Explore the park as you work together to solve the scavenger hunt Cookie decorating activity and baking demonstration, enjoy  a visit from the Easter Bunny, Magic tricks  and more! Details

Pancake Breakfast before Sweet Treat | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Sweet Treat | 12:00 PM – 4 PM

Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 143 Street, Edmonton

$10.50 to $29.40

10. Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt for ages 2-14. Smaller scale hunt for toddlers inside, large scale hunt for older kids outside weather permitting. Details

Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Multicultural Heritage Centre
5411-51 Street, Stony Plain


11. Easter Egg Hunt – Fort Sask.

Join us for our Public Swim from 2-7 pm, with out Easter Egg Hunt starting at 3 – 6 pm. Details

Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Harbour Pool, 10001 94 Ave, Fort Saskatchewan

Regular Admission

Easter at City Market

The first 150 kids (12 & under) will receive $5 in City Market Bucks to spend at the market and a FREE Easter-themed chocolate lollipop provided by Choclination.
Other events include: FREE balloon caricatures by Balloon Artist Russ, special guest appearance by the Market Bear, and face painting and caricature portraits available! Details

Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Edmonton City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton


12. Easter Hoppenings

Find out what’s Hoppening down at the Muttart this Easter! Explore the pyramids and take part in some family-friendly activities. Plant a keepsake Easter memory plant and meet some funny friends down at the Muttart. We promise you’ll have a hoppin’ good Easter! Details

Sunday April 16, 2017 | 11:00 AM -3:00 PM

Muttart Conservatory, 9626 – 96A Street

Child (Ages 2-12): $6.50
Youth (Ages 13-17)/Senior (Age 65+) :$10.50
Adult (Ages 18-64):$12.50 / Family:$37

13. Hop to It! Easter Monday

It’s an EGG-stravagent Easter event! Hands-on science experiments, crafts, airbrushed tattoos, touch table, and a scavenger hunt all EGG-related! ‘Get Closer’ with various animal encounters and watch as the resident animals of the zoo go on their very own Easter egg hunt! Which animals will eat the eggs, play with them, or smash them? Details

Monday April 17, 2017 | Noon-4:00 PM

Edmonton Valley Zoo, 13315 Buena Vista Road (87th Avenue)

Child (Ages 2-12): $6.25
Youth (Ages 13-17)/Senior (Age 65+) :$9.25
Adult (Ages 18-64):$10.25 / Family:$32

14. Easter Bonnet Parade and Tea

The Easter Bonnet Parade and Tea is hosted by The Stony Plain Public Library and the Multicultural Heritage Centre. Details

Monday, April 17 at 1:30 PM – 4 PM
Parade Runs 1:30-2:30, Tea 2:30-4:00 PM.

Multicultural Heritage Centre
5411-51 Street, Stony Plain


Other Easter Egg Hunts & Related Events

HOPPY Easter: Play with the animals from Play Pen Pets, do some Easter
crafts with Family Futures Resource Network. Most importantly, take a photo with Easter Bunny at the photo booth. Details

April 13 – April 15 @  Mill Woods Town Centre, Edmonton

Easter Egg Hunt @ Old Strathcona Antique Mall. Throughout the aisles of the Mall our staff will hide 100 eggs with one hunt starting at 10AM and the second starting at 1PM. What will you find? A gift card? Candy?  Details

Saturday, April 15 at 10 AM – 6 PM @ Old Strathcona Antique Mall, 10323 78 Avenue NW, Edmonton

Bonnie Doon Easter Egg Hunt: Bring your basket and join us for scavenger hunts, crafts and treats. . Details

Saturday, April 15 | 10 AM – 12 PM @ Bonnie Doon Community League, 9240 93 St NW, Edmonton

Easter Egg Hunt – The Anglican Parish of Christ Church: Come out to meet your neighbours and celebrate the coming of spring! The hunt will commence promptly at 10am and will be followed by some games, activities and snacks for the kids. Details

Saturday, April 15 at 10 AM – 11 AM @ The Anglican Parish of Christ Church Edmonton

Greater Windermere Easter Egg Hunt: Bring your Easter basket! Details

Saturday, April 15 | 10 AM – 11:30 AM @ Ambleside Park, Edmonton

Dawson Park Easter Egg Hunt:  Details

Saturday, April 15 | 2 PM – 6 PM @ Dawson Park, 10298 89 Street, Edmonton

Borden Park Easter Egg Hunt: Come join us for a community-wide Easter Egg Hunt open for all. Special prizes and eggs filled with delicious vegan chocolates and candies. Details

Sunday, April 16 | 11 AM – 2 PM @ Borden Park, 7507 Borden Park Road Northwest, Edmonton

Treehouse Indoor Playground Easter Egg Hunt:  Details

Monday, April 17 at 9 AM – 9 PM @ Treehouse Indoor Playground, 4235 139 Avenue NW, Edmonton.

15. Easter Bunny Pictures

Boonie Doon Centre: April 1 to 15, 2017 – Details
Monday to Friday: 12:00PM – 7:00PM
Saturday: 12:00 – 5:30PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00PM

Southgate Centre: April 8–15 – Details
Saturdays: 12:00 – 6:00PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00PM
Monday to Wednesday: 3:00PM – 7:00PM
Thursday: 12:00 – 3:00PM & 3:30 – 7:00PM
Good Friday: 12:00 – 5:00PM

16. Easter Brunch in Edmonton

  1. Easter Brunch at Fort Edmonton Park: Sunday: 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  2. Fairmont Hotel Macdonald: Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Adults: $79; Seniors: $69; Children (6 to 12): $39.50 , Children (5 & under): Complimentary)
  3. Sawridge Edmonton South -10:30am – 1:30pm – Adults $39.95 | Seniors $35.95 | Youth $21.95 Details
  4. Four Points By Sheraton – Details 

    Brunch – Four Points By Sheraton

  5. Earls – Various Locations
    Edmonton Tin Palace 
    South Common
    St. Albert
    West Edmonton Mall
  6. Culina Cafe at the Muttart – Details
  7. Blue Plate Diner – Details
  8. Stages Kitchen at DoubleTree Hotel – Details
  9. Edmonton Craft Beer Market – Details
  10. Open Table Listings – Details

17. Attend a Church Service

If you are visiting Edmonton, here is a list of historical churches in Edmonton.

Saints Anglican Cathedral -10035-103 St. Edmonton Easter Service Hours

First Presbyterian Church – 10025 105 Street. Edmonton – April 16, 2017 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Grace Lutheran Church – 9907 114 St NW, Edmonton – April 16, 2017  | 9:00 & 11:00 am

McDougall United Church, 10086 MacDonald Dr NW, Edmonton – Easter Service Hours

Paroisse Saint Joachim (French Catholic) – 9924 110 St NW, Edmonton -Easter Service Hours

St Joseph’s Basilica, 10044 113 St NW, Edmonton – Easter Service Hours

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