• Activities to get you hopping around the City!

    The Easter Bunny is leaving a hippity-hopping trail you can follow through New Westminster. Suggested activities provide opportunities for families to experience favourite elements of past “Easter in the Park” while enjoying them in new locations. There is something for everyone to discover, create, hop around, or try something new!

    Registration opens April 1, 2022. 

    Planning on taking part in any of the Easter fun around the City. We would love to see it! Tag your photos with #newwesteaster for a chance to win! 

  • Unbeatable Scavenger Hunt (All Ages)

    Downtown New Westminster
    Thursday, April 14 - Sunday, April 24

    Join in on an egg-citing downtown scavenger hunt and support the local businesses in the downtown core. Visit the participating storefronts to unscramble the hidden message. Enter for your chance to win $100 gift card to the business of your choice. Presented by: New Westminster Downtown BIA

    Downtown New Westminster

    Thursday, April 14 - Sunday, April 24
    Map of participating businesses.

    Free Entry

  • Farmers Market Fun (All Ages)

    Tipperary Park
    Thursday, April 14

    The New Westminster’s Farmers Market is back every Thursday from 3:00 - 7:00 pm until November 3, 2022. Support local vendors, while enjoying Easter activities at the market. Take a guess at how many eggs are in the jar for your chance to win market money to spend! Grab your child-friendly Easter bag outside the Farmers Market and bring it to all of the Easter activities taking place over the weekend to create your very own activity bag. Bags are available at one per child while quantities last. Presented by: New West Farmers Market

    Tipperary Park

    Thursday, April 14
    3:00 - 7:00 pm

    Free Entry

  • Eggciting Easter Egg Hunt (2 - 10 years)

    Friendship Gardens in Tipperary Park
    Thursday, April 14

    Find eggs and buy eggs! Hop on down to help the Easter Bunny find eggs in Friendship Garden, while helping to purchase eggs for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank’s 10,000 monthly clients. Join in on the hunt, explore this unique park space, and support a local charity. Find the entry near the Queens Avenue park entrance, at the top of the park. Parent participation is required. Presented by: The Greater Vancouver Food Bank

    Friendship Gardens in Tipperary Park

    Thursday, April 14
    3:00 - 7:00 pm

    Drop-in Fee: By donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank

  • Spring Salmon Eggs-travaganza

    Fraser River Discovery Centre
    April 14 - 16

    Visit the Fraser River Discovery Centre to try out the spring salmon egg hunt. You can also get acquainted with fishy friends during guided salmon-themed activities on Friday and Saturday! Pre-registration is recommended. Check https://fraserriverdiscovery.org/eggs for more info.

    Fraser River Discovery Centre     604.521.8401

    April 14 - 16

    Registration Fee: Pre-registration is recommended. Check https://fraserriverdiscovery.org/eggs for more information and registration details.

  • Hoppy Crafting (All Ages)

    Queen’s Park Picnic Shelter
    Friday, April 15

    Hippity-hop down the bunny trail to the Picnic Shelter at Queens Park for a nature-themed Easter event. Staff will guide you through a series of family-friendly Easter crafts and activities. Dress for the weather and prepare to get a bit dirty foraging for natural elements. Reserve one space per family when booking (which allows up to six family members to attend).

    Queen’s Park Picnic Shelter         604.527.4567

    Friday, April 15
    11:00 - 11:45 am              144250
    12:30 - 1:15 pm                144252 
    2:00 - 2:45 pm                  144254

    Registration Fee: Free    

  • Photos with the Easter Bunny (All Ages)

    Sapperton Plaza
    Friday, April 15

    The Easter Bunny is popping up at Sapperton Plaza! Come on down and continue the tradition of having your photo taken with the Easter Bunny while enjoying live music and treats! The photo background display is brought to you by New Westminster Horticultural.

    Sapperton Plaza

    Friday, April 15
    12:00 - 4:00 pm

    Drop-in Fee: By donation to The Greater Vancouver Food Bank 

  • Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny (All Ages)

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Saturday, April 16

    Getting your picture taken with the Easter Bunny isn’t just for kids! Your beloved family pet can be the star of their very own Easter Bunny photo this year. Presented by: Bosley’s Columbia Square

    Queensborough Community Centre        604.525.7388

    Saturday, April 16
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm                        

    Registration required. Register by emailing:

    Drop-in Fee: By donation to the New Westminster Animal Shelter

  • Build an Easter Bunny House

    Centennial Community Centre
    Saturday, April 16

    Where does the Easter Bunny live? Does he live in a burrow somewhere? Is the house covered, bright and springy? Bring the family to build your own Easter Bunny house and make an Easter egg sun catcher. Register for one time spot only.

    Centennial Community Centre   604.777.5100

    Saturday, April 16
    9:30 - 10:35 am                143509
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm        143510
    12:30 - 1:30 pm                143511

    Registration Fee: Free

  • Easter at the Library

    New Westminster Public Library - Main Branch and Queensborough Branch
    Saturday, April 16

    Visit your local New Westminster Public Library branch take part in an egg hunt while checking out the Easter books and movies. Can you find the Easter eggs hidden amongst the children’s books? Search them all out to earn a prize! Note: The Library will be closed on Good Friday (April 15), Easter Sunday (April 17), and Easter Monday (April 18).

    New Westminster Public Library      604.527.4660
    Main Branch and Queensborough Branch 

    Saturday, April 16
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • Junior Chef Egg-stravaganza (8 - 12 years)

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Sunday, April 17

    Grab your bunny ears and join us in the kitchen to make some delicious Easter treats to take home for your family. Parent participation not required.

    Queensborough Community Centre        604.525.7388

    Sunday, April 17
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm       144285

    Registration Fee: $2.00

  • Hop’ till you Drop (3 - 12 years)

    Century House
    Sunday, April 17

    Join DJ Rock ‘n’ Beau for an eggciting time! We have an epic dance party, hopp’n surprises, bunny hop limbo, dance off challenges, and much more planned for the whole fam to enjoy! Parent participation is required.

    Century House                  604.519.1066

    1:00 - 1:45 pm                   144309
    2:30 - 3:15 pm                   144311
    Sunday, April 17

    Registration Fee: Free

  • Indoor Playland (0 - 5 years)

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Monday, April 18

    Enjoy Easter Monday morning experiencing a variety of fun and interactive activities. Bounce like a bunny on our indoor bouncy castle. Tons of fun for your little ones! Parent participation is required.

    Queensborough Community Centre        604.525.7388

    Monday, April 18
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

    This project has also been made possible thanks to the support of many community organizations.

     

    Community Sponsors: Bosley’s Columbia Square, Greater Vancouver Food Bank, Fraser River Discovery Centre, New Westminster Downtown BIA, New Westminster Farmers Market, Starbucks, Save On, New Westminster Public Library

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