For The Kids
3 Playdome at BC Place
An indoor amusement park is also a good idea to stay dry. The largest indoor carnival in Western Canada has over 45 carnival rides, games and food – like cotton candy and mini donuts..mmmmm. Non-stop fun until they drop.
When| 10am – 10pm
Where| BC Place 777 Pacific Blvd
Cost| $29.95 (online) $33.35 (at the door)
2 Vancouver Aquarium Scavenger Hunt
Learning is fun, but even more fun when the winning prizes are chocolate. This scavenger hunt is all about learning the ways different creatures at the Vancouver Aquarium hatch their babies. The hunters get to solve clues and uncover secrets with their learnings and then are awarded with chocolate.
When| 9:30am – 6:00pm
Where| Vancouver Aquarium 845 Avison Way
Cost| $22.00 (children) $39.00 (adults)
1 Stanley Park Train Easter Fair
The biggest Easter Fair in Downtown.
Take an egg-citing train ride through Stanley Park forest to find easter bunnies, run through the Bunny Burrow maze, get faces painted, hunt for easter eggs, play the carnival games or jump in the bouncy tent and meet the actual Easter Bunny.
Bring the largest basket you can find for more chocolate!
When| 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where| Stanley Park Train 610 Pipeline Rd
Cost| Train ride $6.00 (kids 2 & under are free) | Egg hunt $5.00 | Activities $2.00 each
For The Adults
2 Afternoon Tea at TWG
This is for the ladies in an Alice In Wonderland themed Mad Hatter Tea Party, featuring Tea Party Tea from the Haute Couture Tea Collection. Served with tea-infused canapes and sweets.
When| 10:00am – 10:00pm
Where| TWG 1070 W Georgia Street
Cost| $58.00 per person
1 Vancouver International Auto Show
This has absolutely nothing to do with Easter, but who doesn’t love beautiful luxury and exotic cars (mmmmmmaserati)? The Vancouver International Auto Show (VIAS) is Western Canada’s premier automotive exhibition event. If the Exotics and Supercar display doesn’t excite you, the unveiling of the Lamborghini Urus might. Test drives the latest electric vehicles (EVs) will be on site. You can even enter to win a 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV!
When| 10:00am – 6:00pm
Where| Convention Centre 1055 Canada Place
4 Brunch at Pan Pacific’s Ocean 999
One of Vancouver’s most popular Easter Sunday brunches returns with the annual live music, a delicious buffet spread and fun activities for the kids like a balloon artist, face-painting, jujubes counting contest and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Along with the standard epic brunch of salads, seasonal fruits and cheeses, a charcuterie station, a sushi station, carving stations, omelette stations, and a dessert buffet, there will also be a children’s buffet. The topping on the cake?? A Callebaut chocolate fountain!
When| 10:30am – 2:30pm
Where| Pan Pacific’s Ocean 999 999 Canada Place
Cost| $89.00 (adults) $44.50 (children)
3 Vancouver Art Gallery
For the lovers of art and wanting to get their hands dirty, Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami’s exhibit is the perfect blend of learning, fun and lots of bright spring colors.
Explore how Murakami is influenced by contemporary Pop Culture, and experiment and create your own graphic floral patterns, album covers, illustrated alter egos, monsters, dragons and tigers with a large variety of materials, ranging from the digital to ink.
When| 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where| Vancouver Art Gallery 750 Hornby Street
Cost| $24.00 (adults) $6.50 (children)
2 H2 Brunch & Scavenger Hunt
Hit up a brunch buffet of seafood, flatbreads, eggs bennies, braided Easter bread, peach crumble, granola pancakes, artisanal cheese and charcuterie and meats while the kiddies are occupied with a candy bar, easter cupcakes and hunt for eggs in the poolside garden with the Easter bunny himself.
When| 11:45am – 3:00pm Scavenger Hunt| 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Where| Westin Bayshore’s H2 Restaurant 1601 Bayshore Drive
Cost| $70.00 (adults) $25 (children)
1 Coastal Church Easter Sunday Service
Being that Easter is a religious holiday and all, you may have the tradition of attending the Easter morning service that you grew up with. For others, you might just be curious and want to be welcomed regardless of your background or faith. Whatever your denomination, Coastal Church promises a warm welcome greeting and a fun experience with live music, an inspiring message from senior Pastor Dave Koop and to hear the story of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, told in a relatable way. Did we mention it’s in a theatre with lots of other people just like you?? (cultural barriers begone!)
When| 9:30am & 12:30pm
Where| Orpheum Theatre 601 Smithe Street
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