Looking for something fun to do with your family this Easter? I have rounded up some of the fun family friendly Easter weekend activities in the London, Ontario area for you here! UPDATED FOR 2019!
Please note: I included a few events that are not actually being held on Easter weekend but they are Easter themed and sound like fun so I added them anyway. Just take note of the dates on each listing.
Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs
The annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs, presented by National Service Dogs (NSD), takes place on Good Friday, April 19th at the Plunkett Estate, 9282 Elviage Drive. Registration 10am, Hunt begins at 11am.
Each year, thousands of plastic eggs are filled with dog treats and hidden over a defined area of a local park. Each egg contains a Milk-Bone treat and a sticker, representing a chance to win one of hundreds of great prizes. Registrants receive two egg cartons, giving them the opportunity to collect up to 24 eggs. Participants who collect donations on NSD’s behalf are eligible to collect more eggs based on the dollar value of the donations they received.
London Collectibles Expo
London Collectibles Expo is a 1 day event being held on April 19th at the Centennial Hall in London, Canada. This event showcases products like Action figures, super heroes, transformers, old & new die cast toys, comics, retro video games, vinyl records, music memorabilia, sports and non sport cards, movie & television memorabilia and pop culture collectibles are all part of the featured items. 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Easter Sunday at the Idlewyld Inn & Spa
Celebrate Easter at the Idlewyld!
Lunch Seating – 11 am and 2 pm
– Adults $39.95
– Children 10 and under $19.95
Dinner Seating – 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm
– Adults $42.95
– Children 10 and under $21.50
London Children’s Museum
Celebrate Easter and spend some quality time playing at the Children’ Museum.
Spring Bunny Hop
Note: This event is the weekend before Easter. April 13th from 5-8 pm
Put on your bunny ears and join us for a hoppin’ good time!
- Collect eggs hidden throughout the Children’s Museum
- Bust a move with DJ Alpha
- Explore spring art activities
- Experiment with STEAM
- Engage in spring-themed sensory play
- Investigate artifacts from our Beatrix Potter collection
Don’t forget to practice your Bunny Hop!
Food and Drink
- Light snacks and beverages provided
- Pizza available for purchase, while supplies last
- Purchase pizza in advance by clicking “Additional Items” at checkout
- Children 2+: $11
- Adults: $11
- Toddlers 12-23 months: $6
- Infants under 12 months: FREE
Easter Holiday Hours:
The Children’s Museum is open Easter Weekend!
Friday, April 19, 2019: 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday, April 20, 2019: 10 am – 5 pm
Special Falconry Demonstrations on April 20th, 11 am to 12 pm – Join Mike Shore and our friends at Shore Bird Control for an up-close and personal look at falcons. Learn about birds of prey, species protection, and how falcons can be used as environmentally-friendly pest control!
Sunday, April 21, 2019: 10 am – 5 pm
Monday, April 22, 2019: 10 am – 5 pm
35th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Show
Easter treats, garden decor, wood working, clothing, pottery, food, jewellery, candles, art and so much more
Thursday April 18th 5-9 pm and Good Friday April 19th 10 am – 5 pm at the Progress Building Western Fair District 10am-6pm. Over 180 exhibitors, free parking, prizes plus so much more!
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Hey London, this is your personal invitation to Royal View Church’s annual Easter Eggstravaganza at 218 Clarke Road, Saturday April 20th in partnership with East London Optimist Club Doors open at 10:00 AM.
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.
Easter Egg Hunt at the German Canadian Club
Hop on over for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. We have two time slots for our Easter Egg Hunt: 2pm & 3pm.
Free kids crafts. Coffee & cake for sale.
East Park Open Easter Long Weekend!
East Park is OPEN Easter long weekend. Spring hours apply. Double check website or call ahead to verify hours. Some attractions weather permitting.
Storybook Gardens Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt
Join us for Easter Egg Hunts on Friday April 19 and Saturday April 20. Find eggs of different colours throughout the park to redeem for treats at the treat table. Special reserved egg hunt area for toddlers. Plus times throughout the day to meet and greet the Easter Bunny!
Egg Hunts run continuously throughout the day. The Beavertails concession area will be open from 10:00am to 4:00pm, and the barbeque will be fired up for lunch, serving grilled burgers and dogs (not included with admission). Admission on April 19 and 20 is $8.00/person.
Each child admitted on these days will also receive 1 ride ticket for use on the amusement rides. Annual passholders are $2.00 to participate in the egg hunt, and will also receive 1 ride ticket. Storybook Gardens passholders participating in the egg hunt activity are $2.00; passholder admission is free.
Acrylic Painting Class
Spring Bunny Painting
Sun Apr 14
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Cost: $12.00 (Supplies Included)
Instructor: Leah Warburton
Paint a cute bunny with a spring background in celebration of Easter! We will provide the student with an outline for the bunny and all other supplies are included.
Minimum 4 participants, maximum 8.
Please register 2 days prior to the class.
April 13th –
This event has been organized and brought to you by the Fanshawe Student Marketing Team and for the benefit of the London Down Syndrome Association.
The event will have in attendance;
Public speakers of the LDSA , a section for a photo booth set up, prizes, of course a fashion show ( the runway will be walked by those with down syndrome who wish to participate in the event)
This will be an overall accepting and judgement free event, loads of fun and a great way to kick off the spring season!
- COST:$10 per person $25 for families (2 adults 1 child)
- TIME:3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Easter Egg Hunt at Mother Moose Boutique
- 1-1131 Gainsborough Road
London ON N6H 5L5
- COST:Free to Attend
- TIME:10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Join us for a FREE Easter Egg Hunt for the kids on Saturday, April 20 from 10:00am-12:00pm.
Easter Snacks for Purchase
$2 Face Painting
PLUS: Bring a donation for The London Food Bank to be entered into our Easter draw!
Leaping Deer Adventure Farm and Market in Ingersoll
Easter Fest! Come along to the farm for some Easter Fun!
And dont miss….. Farmer Budd’s Amazing Easter Egg Cannon Blast Show!
Find our hidden GOLDEN EGGS to WIN a 2019 SEASON PASS! Tell your friends, and be sure to dress for the weather.
- COST:$3.50 – $6.99
- TIME:11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Easter Brunch at Blake’s
Hop to downtown London and enjoy a truly wonderful gourmet EASTER BRUNCH at BLAKES BISTRO & BAR, in the DoubleTree by Hilton. Our Executive Chef and culinary artist Todd Pylypiw has personally selected a symphony of brunch delicacies to satisfy even the most discerning palate. Let Blake’s make your EASTER BRUNCH experience everything you had hoped for and more, for you and your family, friends, and companions.
BLAKE’S EASTER BUFFET MENU:
Sausage & Bacon
Carved Honey Baked Ham
Carved Oven Roast Beef Au Jus
Penne Pasta Primavera
Poached Salmon Filets
Chilled Steamed Mussels in Red Wine Broth
Smoked Salmon Platter
Seafood Medley Salad
Assorted Breakfast Pastries – Gourmet Artisan Breads
Heritage Greens (choice 3 dressings).
Spinach Salad with dried cranberries, spiced pecans & goat cheese.
Moroccan Lentil Salad
Mango, Cucumber & Tomato Salad
Red Skin Potato Salad with Pommery Mustard Vinaigrette
Cinnamon Apple Cheesecake
Assorted Cakes & Tortes
Tea & Coffee
FREE PARKING as available
Reservations Recommended – 519-430-6414
Adults $37.95 – Children $18.95 (7-12)
Children Under 6 FREE
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Easter at Vic’s on Wellington
Celebrate Easter with Vic’s on Wellington. Bring the family and join us for a delicious brunch!
11 am to 2 pm
We have it all! From carving stations to endless desserts and a special visit from the Easter Bunny- there is something for everyone.
$39.95 for Adults
$19.95 for children 12 and under
Children under 5 are free.
You won’t want to miss this!
For reservations call 519-681-0680 Ext:8210 – Hurry! Spots are filling up fast.
Easter Sunrise Service
- Sunday, April 21, 2019 – 6:15am
More details to come! (Usually held at Springbank Park but waiting for confirmation on this!)
What Easter weekend activities will you be taking part in? Hope it’s a wonderful one!
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