Fun Family Activities & Events for Easter in Ottawa

Ottawa Easter Weekend Activities and Events - SavvyMom
Tree decorated with easter eggs in the park on a sunny day.

Easter in Ottawa is just around the corner, and it’s time to get egg-cited! With a basketful of fun activities lined up, there are a lot of activities for a fun-filled holiday weekend in the capital. From egg hunts to bunny meet-and-greets, there’s no shortage of festive fun awaiting you and your loved ones. So, let’s hop into the spring spirit and explore the best ways to celebrate Easter in Ottawa!

Best Bets for Easter in Ottawa

Camp Fortune Easter Egg Hunt

Head to Chelsea and visit Camp Fortune for their Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 30th. This Easter Egg Hunt with the gorgeous background of the Gatineau Hills is a great way to escape the city, enjoy nature, and have some fun.

NEW at Camp Fortune is their pub where you will want to grab a bite to eat after your egg hunt.

Metcalfe Easter Farmers Market

Easter in Ottawa is kicking off with a bang at the 30th annual Metcalfe Easter Farmers Market! Don’t miss out on the chance to shop till you drop with over 50 local producers ad vendors. With fresh produce, delicious baking, handmade crafts, hot foods, locally roasted coffee, stylish clothing, artisanal tea, captivating artwork, sweet honey, rich maple syrup, flavourful wine, refreshing beer, spirits, and so much more.

Billings Estate Museum

Get ready for a hands-on adventure exploring the Billings Estate Museum! Join in on the family fun where you can dye eggs, plant veggies, and even try your hand at decorative butter pressing. Registration in advance is a must and this activity is ideal for families with kids aged 4 to 7.

Agricultural Museum

Enjoy Easter at the Farm! The barns are alive with sweet baby animals for you to enjoy and there are many activities on site including face painting, crafts and movies. There will also be a food truck on site so you can skip packing the snacks if you want to grab something on site.

Valleyview Little Animal Farm

Ready for a fun filled Easter Egg hunt? Not only will you be on the hunt for eggs, but you’ll also get to hang out with a whole bunch of awesome animals and birds up close! From alpacas to zebus, and everything in between—think goats, geese, and more—it’s going to be a wild and wonderful experience!

Peabody Farm

If you want a true Easter Farm experience in the country then take the hour drive out to Peabody Farms in Western Quebec. Their quaint and special farmers markets draw crowds from all over at both Christmas and Easter. Wear your rubber boots as you can explore the farm land and see their animals while also doing some shopping at the vendor market. Come hungry because their breakfast sandwiches and burgers are delicious!


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