Easter is Hopping into Calgary!

EasterRoundUpThere are tons of great events all around the city to celebrate Easter and the coming of spring! Here’s our top picks for spring celebrations around town.

Butterfield Acres Easter Hunt
April 8 and 9 and April 14 & 15; The Butterfield Acres Easter Hunt is specially designed for youngsters 7 and under. The Legend and Hunt run every 20 minutes starting at 10am. Tickets include: The Legendary Easter Egg Hunt; a springtime craft for each child; a visit in the farmyard with new spring farm babies; and a little something yummy for kids to take home! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website!

Photos with the Easter Bunny at Bass Pro Shop!
Customers will receive a FREE 4×6 print of their photo. Give us your email for a cute Digital Easter Card or purchase a photo package! Join them in-store and complete a fun craft with the kids! On Saturday April 15th, come in for an easter egg hunt from 2-3pm! Visit the website for times, locations and more details.

Family Easter Crafts and Cookies at Southland Leisure Centre
April 11; Two times available: 9:30 to 11:30am & 6:30 to 8:30pm. Celebrate the Easter season. Make Easter crafts for your family and friends, and enjoy some light refreshments! All ages + adult. Visit the website for more information.

Photos with the Easter Bunny at Southcentre Mall!
April 13 – 15;  Show us your best bunny ears! The Easter Bunny will be at Southcentre Mall from 11am to 4pm on Thursday April 13th, Friday April 14th, and Saturday April 15th!  Visit the Bunny Burrow, on the lower level beside Sears, and have your photo professionally taken with the Easter Bunny! One sheet of photos is $10, each additional sheet is $5. In the spirit of Easter, Southcentre Mall and Wishlist Productions will being making donations to Calgary Health Trust in support of the development of a specialized pediatric emergency unit at South Health Campus.

Easter Eggstravaganza at the Calgary Zoo
April 14 & 15, 9am to 2pm; In Partnership with Calgary’s Child Magazine. At the Calgary Zoo, jumping is strongly encouraged! Bounce around the Zoo and experience multiple event zones bound to keep your family hopping all day long. All activities are free with regular admission. For more details on this egg-stra special family-friendly event, visit the website.

National Service Dogs Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs (and Children)
April 14, 10am to 11:30am; Join for a fun-filled morning collecting dog-treat filled Easter eggs on the southwest lawn of Calaway Park! All funds raised will go to support National Service Dogs mandate of raising and training accredited service dogs for individuals with special needs. Everyone leaves with prizes, with the highest fundraisers being eligible for Big prizes! Visit the website for more information.

Easter Sunday Swims at The City of Calgary Recreation
April 16; Don’t miss out on free swimming at Acadia, Inglewood, Killarney, and Churchill Aquatic Centres! For times at specific facilities, visit the website.