Would you prefer to hop on over to an Easter event or egg hunt close to home? If so, you’ve come to the right place.
From a petting zoo in Clayton Heights and real bunnies in Abbotsford to an Easter Scavenger hunt in a popular South Langley vineyard, Your Guide to Easter Events and Activities in the Fraser Valley is filled with egg-cellent events in Langley, Surrey, Abbotsford and Chiliwack.
Here’s what’s happening in and around your hood for Easter 2016.
Decorative Polymer Eggs Workshop ~ March 23
Hop on over to the Makers Room in downtown Langley, 20569 Fraser Highway, where you’ll learn how to create polymer clay canes to decorate a keepsake egg – right on time for Easter! Cost: $69.
Easter Extravaganza ~ March 26
West Langley Hall, located at 9400 208 St., is offering Easter fun for all ages, including crafts, songs, games and an Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m
Bunnies & Baskets ~ March 26
Bunnies & Baskets will be held at the Museum, at 9135 King Street in Fort Langley, on Saturday, March 26, with a morning session from 10 a.m. until noon and an afternoon session from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Cost: $10 for a family of 4 ($2 per person for larger families). There will be plenty to do, including a variety of crafts and games, Easter egg dyeing, Easter egg hunt, petting zoo, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
Easter Scavenger Hunt and Egg Scramble ~March 27
Calling all little bunnies! Get ready for an all-ages Easter Scavenger Hunt at the Fort Langley National Historic Site. Your mission: Complete the activities of the scavenger hunt and earn chocolate treats. The all-ages scavenger hunt includes fun activities that will take you exploring around the fort and earning chocolate as you go. The scavenger hunt will take place around the grounds within the fort walls and will be available all day from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. At 11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. kids 5 and under can participate in the “Egg Scramble,” find as many eggs as you can on the giant map of British Columbia. The egg scramble will last until all the eggs have been found.
Pair your Easter chocolates with wine and egg-cellent entertainment at the Township 7’s 10th annual Easter festival. For the children, there will be an egg hunt in the vineyard along with a deluxe petting zoo and live music. Sample their new releases as well as delicious wares from an onsite food truck, all while the kids frolic in the vineyard! Donations greatly accepted in support of Ronald McDonald House of BC. RSVP in advance. This is event always sells out. Check out our coverage of last year’s event HERE.
Easter Egg Hunt & Petting Zoo ~ March 19
It’s going down! A giant Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. outside Katzie Elementary (6887 194 A Street). After the hunt, stay and enjoy the petting zoo, face painting, bouncy castles, crafts and more free surprises. RSVP HERE.
— Meet the Easter bunny, get your face painted, colour an Easter picture, and for the parents. There will be free Tim Horton’s coffee and FREE train rides from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.! Art Knapp Surrey is located at 4391 King George Blvd, Surrey.
Bridgeview Community Centre Easter ~March 19
Get your creative side out and make your own Easter egg basket and then join everyone for a fun egg hunt activity. Bring the whole family for games, crafts and fun! This is a free event for everyone! Bridgeview Community Centre is located at 11475 126A Street, Surrey.
Easter Fair~ March 26
Hop on over to the Surrey Museum, 17710 56A Ave., to meet the real Easter Bunny and Friends! Meet Easter cats, dog, birds, and of course, bunnies, at the Surrey Museum’s annual event. Learn about the real Easter Bunny and friends as you visit with local rescue animals, from rabbits to dogs and cats to parrots. It’s not Easter without eggs! Hop around the Museum galleries to spy our hidden Easter eggs. Spring into family crafts and games.
Drop in is free for all ages.
Geocache Easter Egg Hunt ~ March 19
Upgrade your egg hunt this year and join the Partners in Parks team on a geocache hunt at Hawthorne Park, 10513 144 St., Surrey. Register for one of the times below!
Geocaching participants will navigate to specific GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the cache hidden at that location. Instructions and GPS unit provided. After your treasure hunt, visit the Partners in Parks booth for prizes and refreshments! Registration required. There are limited spaces available, therefore, please notify Partners in Parks 48 hours prior if you are not able to attend; this allows for someone else to register. Participants should dress for the weather!
Take a Selfie with the Easter Bunny ~March 25- 26
Visit Sevenoaks Shopping Centre, 32900 S Fraser Way, and take a selfie with the Easter bunny March 25 & 26, 11 am – 2 pm in the food court. #7oakseasterbunny @shopsevenoaks on Instagram for a chance to win a $25 Sevenoaks gift card!
Maan Farms Easter Egg-Stravaganza ~ March 26-27
Come enjoy an awesome Easter Egg Hunt on the farm, 790 McKenzie Rd., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with face-painting, contests, family activities, hay-wagon rides, prizes, yummy treats, and meet the Easter Bunny!!! B.Y.O.B (Bring your own Basket) or Maan Farms buckets available for purchase $2. Family attractions: *Giant Inflatable Bubble Jump *Petting Zoo *Zip-Line *Huge Wooden Play Fort *Pedal Go-Kart Race Track *Playgrounds *Spider Web Rope Climber. Cost: $8 per participant, parents free.
Easter Egg Decorating ~March 19
Chocolatas, located at 101 31060 Peardonville Road, invites you to their first ever Easter Egg Decorating Day at their Abbotsford location! Master Chocolatier Wim Tas, will assist you in creating the most unique Easter eggs! For $25/person (ages 10 and up), you will receive 2 ChocolaTas chocolate eggs (one small and one large) to decorate with all of our fixings!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 604-504-5957 to book your 45-minute time slot!
Peteys Eggstravaganza ~ March 24 -28
Fantasy Farms, located at 9423 Gibson Rd. in Chilliwack is getting ready to throw their Easter bash – Petey’s Eggstravaganza March 24-28: through to Saturday: 10am-4pm, Sunday & Monday: 10am–2pm Come meet the Easter Bunny, Ride the Train and search for eggs in the maze to trade them in for surprises. Come inside and enjoy something form the concession and jump in the bouncy castles, play in Lego Land, try out our new aqua ball and just have some Easter fun and don’t forget your camera or phone Mom & Dad because you’ll want to get pictures with the Easter Bunny!!
Easter Egg Hunt & Activities ~ March 26
Celebrate Easter at Manning Park with a variety of Easter activities throughout the Resort (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Egg hunts, crafts, Easter games and even a visit from the Easter Bunny!
With this handy list in mind, you’re sure to fill your proverbial basket with plenty of Easter Fun in the Fraser Valley. Please note: always double check times and dates of events listed, as we may not be notified of any changes. Also, be sure to come back to this list, as we’ll continue to update it as more events pop up in an area near you. From our family in ‘the Valley’ to yours, have a very happy Easter xo