Things to do this Easter long weekend | April 6-10, 2023
Check out our list of fun things to do this Easter Long weekend around Red Deer and Central Alberta!
1. EASTER AT BOWER PLACE SHOPPING CENTRE
Capture your Easter memories with Bo the Bunny at Bower Place Shopping Centre. Whether you're looking to create a special keepsake for your family, or simply want to capture some cute photos of your kids with a friendly Easter bunny, this is a great opportunity to do so.
When: Friday, Saturday, and Monday (Sunday closed)
Where: 4900 Molly Banister Drive, Red Deer, AB T4R 1N9
Come and explore the local vendor market at Blue Grass during this Easter long weekend. Make sure to bring your kids along for some egg-citing activities during Easter weekend! Let them have a blast decorating their own eggs and planting them with catgrass, which they can take home and nurture as they watch them grow. Kids drop-in classes are available from April 7th to April 9th, 2023, between 10am and 3pm. No registration is required! You can also take photos with the Easter Bunny and participate in a fun scavenger hunt while perusing the local vendor market.
When: April 7-9, 2023
Where: 39026 Range Rd 275, Red Deer County AB T4S 2A9
Get ready to cheer on our hometown team, the Red Deer Rebels, as they battle it out in the playoffs! On Friday, April 7 they will be facing off against the Calgary Hitman. Don't forget to show your support by wearing your Rebels gear and cheering them on!
When: Friday, April 7, 2023 at 7:00 pm
Where: Peavey Mart Centrium, Westerner Park
Cost: $18-$28 per person
4. EASTER CHOCOLATE SPORTS BALL HUNT
Come and celebrate Easter with the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 8th, and enjoy a fun-filled morning! The building will open at 10 am with games and crafts in the lobby. At 10:30 the doors to the museum will open and the chocolate hunt will begin. The cost is $10 a family (2 adults and 2 kids). Be sure to bring a basket to collect your eggs in!
When: Saturday, April 8 at 10 am
Where: # 102 - 4200 Hwy 2 Red Deer, AB, Canada T4N 1E3
Cost: $10 per family (2 adults and 2 kids)
5. EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA AT KERRY WOOD NATURE CENTRE
Celebrate the occasion with Kerry Wood Nature Centre with games, crafts, Easter egg hunts, and exciting prizes to win. The perfect combination for a day filled with fun and joy. The event is open to everyone, and admission is free.
When: Sunday, April 9 (1:00 –4:00 pm)
Where: Kerry Wood Nature Centre, 6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3M4
6. CHILDREN’S EASTER EGG SCAVENGER HUNT AT SUNNYBROOK FARM MUSEUM
Sunnybrook Farm Museum is having another Easter Egg scavenger hunt on the museum grounds. Guests will be given a set of clues and will have to search the grounds and find all the bunny's stashes. They will each receive a bag of candy at the end. Admission is by cash donation. The main entrance for Sunnybrook Farm Museum is located at 2879 Botterill Crescent (the road between the Mission Thrift Store and the Sims Furniture Building). Free parking is available on the site and on the street.
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023, 1:00-3:00 pm
Where: 2879 Botterill Crescent
Cost: Admission is by cash donation
7. EASTER EGG HUNT AT GASOLINE ALLEY FARMERS MARKET
Experience one of the best events of the year at Gasoline Alley Farmers market. This year will be the third annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Market! The Easter Bunny has been hiding eggs all around the market for you to find. Using the clues, follow the Easter Bunny's trail and find the eggs. Once you've found them all, you will win a prize! The event is free to participate in and prizes will be allocated until the Easter Bunny runs out and hops away for another year!
When: Saturday, April 8, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm.
Where: 558 Laura Avenue, Red Deer County, Alberta
Capstone has organized an Easter event for a classic event with an eggciting twist! This Easter Egg Hunt and Eye Spy Challenge will have you searching the neighbourhood high and low for a coveted golden egg to win the special prize.
When: Monday, April 10, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Where: Canada 150 Square in Capstone, Red Deer
Heritage Ranch is having a unique flashlight Easter egg hunt. Roast Marshmallows on arrival at 8:30 pm. Easter Eggs will be spread throughout an undisclosed location on the ranch. Two Large Chocolate Bunnies are hiding somewhere in the woods! First one to the Big Bunny Gets to take him home. Don't forget your flashlight.
When: Friday, April 7, 8:30 pm.
Where: 6300 Cronquist Dr, Red Deer AB T4N 7E8
10. SPRING TEA AT THE CRONQUIST HOUSE
Celebrate the arrival of spring with a delightful tea experience at the Cronquist House! They invite you to join them for their Spring Tea event, taking place on April 10th between 2 and 4 pm. The cost for this charming experience is only $25 per person. Call 403-346-0055 for more details, or book online at rdchs.com
When: Monday, April 10, 2:00-4:00 pm.
Where: Cronquist House, 4707 Fountain Drive, Red Deer, AB
Click here to view additional events on the Tourism Red Deer Event Calendar!
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