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It is the beginning of the Spring season and one of our favourite holidays is just around the corner. That’s right, the Easter Bunny is getting ready to hop into town! We are so excited to share some ideas to help you celebrate this upcoming special long weekend. From enjoying Easter activities with your little sprouts to finding a special treat we hope your weekend will be packed with fun and creating memories!
Easter Weekend Activities
Your kids will have a blast at these fun activities happening Easter Weekend. Featuring fun Easter traditions, every kid (and kid at heart) will love these adventures that take place right on the farm!
Petey’s Easter Eggstravaganza
9423 Gibson Road
April 2nd – 4th, 9am to 5pm
Price: $10 per child, 2 and up. Adults free.
Spring has sprung, and the grass is growing once again, all the farm animals are excited and waiting for you to visit. Petey’s Easter Eggstravaganza will be switching to a drive-thru format this year. As you drive through their themed property your family can visit all the all animals from the comfort of your vehicle. On your drive you will be looking for clues to help you unlock your Easter prize during your car visit with the Easter Bunny. Please email Megan@fantastyfarmsinc.ca to book your time.
Chilliwack Corn Maze
41905 Yale Road West
April 2nd to 5th, 10am to 4pm
Price: $5 per carload.
Spring is a special time on the farm. It brings light, warmth, and colour. Join the Chilliwack Corn Maze for a special Easter celebration this year. Their drive through experience will allow you to enjoy Easter on the farm from the comfort of your own car. It will be feature tractor, farm and animal displays, the REAL Easter Bunny, a Scavenger Hunt, tasty treats and more. Pre-purchase your tickets online.
Where to Find your Easter Bouquet
One of the best parts of Spring is the signs of new growth and delicate flowers emerging. Celebrate the beauty of spring and bring some cheerful colour home with a fresh bouquet, a traditional Easter Lily or perhaps some early blooms from one of our local greenhouse growers.
Little Mountain Garden Centre
47558 Yale Road
Minter Country Garden
10015 Young Road
Quik’s Farm Floral Shop
A-8340 Prest Road
Tasty Easter Treats
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So many yummy treats come to mind when we think of Easter, of course there are the chocolate eggs and bunnies, and sweet sugar cookies decorated with colourful icing! Another one of our favourites is Paska, a traditional Easter bread that is slightly sweet and has a hint of citrus. Find your family’s traditional favourite or try something new at one of these tasty treat suppliers.
45733 Alexander Avenue
Basket o’ Fun Eclairs, Hot Cross Buns and Mini Egg Cups.
45863 Kipp Avenue
Place your online order for Easter Chocolate Mini Cakes or their Marble Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies.
Harvest Store & Café
9381 Mill Street
Paska bread, Spring Cookie Boxes and specialty donuts.
Sara Bella’s Gluten Free Café
101-8705 Young Road
Serving a limited supply of Paska, Pie and Easter sugar cookie kits in store close to Easter.
2-45575 Keith Wilson Road
Funfetti Oreo mixes for starters, plus so much more!
For more information on these, and other businesses and activities, please visit Tourism Chilliwack.
And, as always, be sure to tag us in your #ShareChilliwack moments!
At this time we are not encouraging any non-essential travel. However, we look forward to welcoming you back once the travel advisories have been lifted. In the meantime, if you are able, please consider supporting your local small businesses. All businesses featured in this blog are practising Covid-19 safety regulations. Please visit their pages for more information and visit responsibly.