Hop over to Ottawa for Easter events and weekend fun

Easter weekend is the perfect excuse to enjoy early springtime activities and special events in Ottawa. With hands-on activities and egg hunts at museums, baby animals and playtime at farms and tasty local markets and brunch spots, you can get lots of quality time with family and friends. Hop on over to the Ottawa region this Easter!

Easter events

Easter at The Farm
Bring your own basket to collect colourful plastic eggs scattered along the forest walking trail, then exchange the eggs for an Easter treat.
Easter Egg Hunt at Valleyview Little Animal Farm
Partake in this annual Easter Egg Hunt while enjoy the company of a wide variety of animals and birds up close, such as alpacas to zebus, goats to…
Maple Fest
Enjoy farm and sugarbush activities as well as outdoor fun and a farm store.

Weekend inspiration

Byward Market, strawberries
Shop local at Ottawa farmers' markets
Looking to buy seasonal produce, handmade items and unique local specialities? Visit one of the many daily or weekly farmers' markets in Canada's capital!
breakfast, brunch
Hot brunch spots in Canada’s capital
Browse a few of the tastiest brunch places in the Ottawa area that serve classic egg breakfasts, inventive dishes, mimosas, Caesars and much more.
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Ottawa’s seven national museums
Visit seven of Canada’s nine national museums in Ottawa!
Zak's Diner
Family-friendly restaurants and places to eat in Ottawa
Looking for a kid-friendly place to eat in Ottawa? See some of the restaurants, diners, pubs and self-serve options the whole family will love.
Gatineau Park, hiking, fall
Hiking highlights in the Ottawa area
Looking to explore scenic trails on foot in the Ottawa region? Choose from walking on easy urban pathways, hiking on rugged rural terrain and much more.
Children enjoying maple taffy at Fultons Pancake House and Sugar Bush
Maple syrup fun in the Ottawa region
Experience maple magic from late winter into spring! Visit local sugar bushes, see how syrup is produced, eat sweet treats and enjoy the atmosphere!

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