Your Ultimate Guide to Easter Activities and Events in Victoria, B.C.

A four-day weekend is on the horizon and that means it’s time to start planning for the arrival of the Easter Bunny. Throughout the Easter long weekend, there will be egg hunts, special brunches and all sorts of family-friendly activities. Check out our top picks below:


Easter Bunny Hunt at The Butchart Gardens

April 19-22 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Over Easter weekend, children can pick up a map upon entrance to The Gardens and then locate and mark off 12 bunnies scattered throughout the grounds. Completed maps can then be turned into the Visitor Information Centre in exchange for a special treat!


Easter at the Market

April 19 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Head to the Victoria Public Market for a free Easter event featuring a hunt, live music, balloon twisting and a photobooth! 

Brunch at Oak Bay Beach Hotel

April 21 | 10:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. 

Join the Oak Bay Beach Hotel in celebrating Easter Sunday with a special brunch menu. Each child in attendance will receive an Easter surprise!

Brunch and Hunt at Church & State Wines

April 21 | Brunch 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Egg Hunt 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Take a Sunday drive to Brentwood Bay Vineyard to visit Church & State Wines for a buffet style Easter brunch and a classic hunt for Easter goodies in the vineyard! 

Pride & Prejudice Easter Ball

April 20 | 5:30 – 11:30 p.m. 

Travel back in time to dance the night away with fellow Austen fans at the Regency Ball, hosted in the sophisticated ballroom at the Fairmont Empress. Take part in dance classes leading up to the event so you can feel comfortable with the steps and then get ready to dance the evening away at this elegant affair. 

Easter at Tigh-Na-Mara

April 20 | 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Escape to the serene Tigh-Na-Mara Resort in Parksville for utter relaxation this Easter long weekend. Indulge in their annual Extravagant Easter Brunch Buffet and Easter egg hunt, then soak up the sun on the renowned sandy beach or treat yourself to an afternoon at the best spa in Canada. 

Lion’s Easter Extravaganza

April 21 | 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Take part in the annual Easter egg hunt at Gorge Park in Esquimalt and enjoy entertainment, food, crafts, face-painting and a massive egg hunt.

Oak Bay Easter Celebration

April 20 | 11:00a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Join in on the fun during the 7th Annual Oak Bay Easter Celebration! Between face painting, arts and crafts, balloon masters and a candy scramble, there won’t be a dull moment for your little ones.

Bubbles and Brunch at Vis a Vis

April 21 | 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

On Easter Sunday, head to Vis a Vis in Oak Bay for a $9 breakfast before 9:00 a.m. or join them after 9:00 a.m. for a special bubbly menu. 

Host Your Own Hunt

If you want to host your very own Easter egg hunt, pick up some sweet treats from Rogers’ Chocolates on Government Street or Purdys Chocolates in The Bay Centre. For a chocolate alternative, pop into Bon Macaron Patisserie on Broad Street or choose from over 1,000 imported sweets at The English Sweet Shop. 

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