Here comes Peter Cotton Tail! Easter falls on April 20 this year and there are a number of fun, family-friendly events taking place in Hamilton and Burlington, some providing an excellent opportunity to get outside and enjoy the spring weather while celebrating Easter weekend.
Easter Weekend from 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Westfield Heritage Village
Visit the village for some old-fashioned fun on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Eggs will be the theme of the day, with old-fashioned games, activities and demonstrations throughout the village. Westfield Heritage Village is located at 1049 Regional Road 552 (Kirkwall Road) in Rockton. Visit www.conservationhamilton.ca for more information.
April Easter Campout - April 18-21
Valens Conservation Area and Campground
Does your family love to camp? This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy your first campout of the season. Call Valens Lake at 905-525-2183 or 519-621-6029 visit www.conservationhamilton.ca to reserve your campsite.
Easter Brunch - April 20 at 10 a.m. and 1p.m.
Royal Botanical Gardens
RBG’s famous Easter Brunch is back for another year. If you haven’t had the pleasure of attending an Easter Brunch at RBG, make this the year to do so. Come early and enjoy the opportunity to stroll through the gardens and spot some early blooms. After you’ve walked up an appetite, come inside and enjoy a fresh salad bar, omelet station, delicious fresh-baked breads and pastries, homemade waffles and a carving station featuring glazed ham, prime rib, macaroni and cheese and more! There will be a 10 a.m. and a 1 p.m. sitting. Reservations are required. Call 905-527-1158 ext. 513.
Sp’egg’tacular Easter Event – April 13 at 11 a.m.
Ireland House at Oakridge Farm
Meet the Easter Bunny, take part in children’s egg hunts, enjoy live entertainment, face-painting, heritage baking demonstrations and sampling, re-enactors, crafts and fun activities! Ireland House is located at 2168 Guelph Line in Burlington.
Eggstravaganza Easter Auction – April 14 at 5 p.m.
Burlington Convention Centre
Join Community Living Burlington for its 3rd annual event! This toonie-style auction is a guaranteed fun night out where guests will enjoy a gourmet three course meal, cash bar and a chance to win one of many amazing door prizes. Participants will also have an opportunity to bid and win on a selection of over 150 gift baskets or auction items. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., dinner served at 6:00 p.m. and the auction runs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Only 300 tickets will be sold so reserve yours today. Visit www.clb.akaraisin.com/easterauction for more information.