Best Things To Do With Kids on Easter Weekend 2019 in Toronto & GTA

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The Easter Bunny is on his way, bringing lots of fun activities to Toronto and the GTA! Dye some Easter eggs, go on an egg hunt, attend an Easter festival and meet the Easter Bunny himself this Easter long weekend.

The Easter 2019 long weekend is April 19 (Good Friday) through April 22 (Easter Monday).

See our complete Toronto & GTA events calendar, updated daily, for even more things to do with kids this month.

Easter Parades

There are a couple classic Easter parades not to be missed in Toronto and the GTA.


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The Beaches Easter Parade – The Beaches

More than 50,000 spectators attend the parade in The Beaches each year. It first took place in 1967 and has been organized by the Toronto Beaches Lions Club since 1981. Come out to see marching bands, floats, bagpipe troupes, fire trucks, and the Easter Bunny!

April 21 at 2 pm

Pickering Easter Parade – Pickering

Decorate your bike, wagon, or stroller and join Pickering’s annual Easter parade!

April 20 at 10 am

Easter Events Around Town

Easter egg hunts, egg decorating, and Easter Bunny meet-and-greets are all on the agenda!

Centreville Easter Eggstravaganza – Toronto Islands

Join Beasley Bear and the Easter Bunny on Centre Island all Easter weekend for an egg hunt, face-painting, a visit to Far Enough Farm and a chance to win prizes from Lindt Gold Bunny, Jelly Belly Candy, and more. New this year is the chance to win tickets to see Pokémon: Detective Pikachu in theatres.

April 19–21, 11 am–4 pm

Easter in the Kingsway – The Kingsway

Meet and greet with the Easter Bunny and have fun with crafts, chocolate and Easter surprise giveaways, and more.

April 20, 10 am–2 pm

Mountsberg’s Easter Egg Extravaganza – Milton

Get outdoors to celebrate the advent of spring at a conservation area in the Halton Region. You’ll find an Easter egg hunt, farm animals, face painting, wildlife walks, and birds of prey shows.

April 19–21
Free with gate admission

Easter Egg Workshops for Families – East York

Learn the art of pysanky, or Ukrainian Easter egg dyeing, using wax-resist techniques at this workshop for kids ages 8 and up at Todmorden Mills. Pre-registration required.

April 13–14 and April 20
$10 kids, $15 adults; buy tickets online

Easter Hop-penings – Stouffville

Hop over to the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum for an Easter egg hunt and to decorate Easter-themed cookies and create a work of art.

April 20, 1–2:30 pm
$5 adults, $10 kids

Eggceptional Easter Fun – Newmarket

The Elman W. Campbell Museum in Newmarket hosts an “egg-citing” afternoon with the Easter Bunny, Easter crafts and games, activities, and egg decorating. Pre-registration required.

April 20, 1:30–3 pm

Family-Friendly Easter Brunches

Brunch is an Easter tradition for many families. Here are a few places in Toronto hosting kid-friendly brunches. (High chairs? Boosters? Extra napkins? Check, check, check!) Some are even welcoming a visit from the Easter Bunny. Reservations are a must for all Easter brunches.

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Easter Brunch at Casa Loma – Midtown

Brunch classics and signature dishes served in the stately elegance of Toronto’s famous castle. With a special appearance by Detective Pikachu! After brunch, you can tour Casa Loma at your leisure.

April 21
$75 adults, $55 kids; ages 3 and under free

Easter Eggstravaganza Brunch Buffet at Old Mill – The Kingsway

The Easter Bunny makes a special guest appearance! Old Mill Toronto is always a kid-friendly choice for a special-occasion brunch, with a dozen food stations. There’s always something for the picky eater!

April 19 and 21–22
$55 adults, $25 kids; ages 4 and under free

Easter Brunch Buffet at Live Lounge – Mississauga

Live Lounge at the Mississauga Living Arts Centre is serving up a special brunch buffet with surprise Easter treats for kids.

April 21
$38 adults, $18 kids; ages 2 and under free

Easter on the Farm

Find the Easter Bunny in his natural habitat, along with sweet some spring farm animal babies and good-old farm fun like hay bale jumping and tractor rides.


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Easterfest at Downey’s Farm – Caledon

Head to Downey’s Farm in the Halton Region for a fun-filled day of wagon rides, farm animals, magic show, puppet show, face painting, crafts, and an Easter egg scramble where kids collect eggs for treats.

April 19–21
$13/person (under 2 free)

Brooks Farms Easter Festival – East Gwillimbury

Along with the Easter Egg Hunt, kids can meet and greet the Easter Bunny and enjoy wagon and train rides, an animated singing chicken and fox show, bunny face painting, live music, and the barnyard playland at this year’s Easter Festival. Brooks Farms is a short drive from Newmarket.

April 13–14 and 19–22
$15 kids (ages 2 and under free)

Easter Festival at Springridge Farm – Milton

Tons of Easter fun, including egg hunts with the Easter Bunny all day long, “Peter Rabbit’s Eggcellent Easter Show” puppet show, bunny face painting, bunny ears crafts, wagon ride and farm tour, access to the Fun Farm Yard, straw bale jumping, and more.

April 19–21
$13/person (under 2 free)

Round the Bend Farm Easter Egg Hunt – King

Visit some real bunnies at Round the Bend Farm, near Newmarket. Kids can pet chicks, ducklings, and baby bunnies; go on a wagon ride; and search for coloured eggs!

April 19–20
$6/person or $24/family of 5

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