Easter Events – Out and About

The long weekend is coming up this weekend! If you’re looking for events during the extra long weekend off, try some of these suggestions.

Big Easter Run

Dates: March 31, 2018

Location: Jericho Beach

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The Big Easter Run has 1km, 5km, and a 10km run available! If you’re looking for an Easter themed outing for the family, or a run to challenge yourself, this is a great option. The 5km and 10km runs can be timed as well. The event is stroller and dog friendly too! All proceeds go towards Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Click here for details on how to register.

Great A-Maze-ing Egg Hunt

Dates: March 30 – April 1

Location: VanDusen Botanical Garden

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VanDusen is putting on a huge egg hunt for children aged 0-8 years. The event features 6 different easter hunt areas, including the cedar maze in the garden! Be advised to bring your own basket for the hunt. You can purchase tickets online or view more about the event here.

Stanley Park Easter Train

Dates: March 29 – April 2

Location: Stanley Park by Pipeline Road

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If you didn’t get a chance to ride on Stanley Park’s train during Christmas – there’s a second chance! Stanley Park will be running a themed train ride, face painting, crafts, and an egg hunt for the young ones. More information can be found here.

Grouse Mountain Easter Brunch

Dates: April 1

Location: Grouse Mountain

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A long weekend wouldn’t be complete without a brunch. Grouse Mountain will be holding its annual Easter Brunch on April 1st this year. The brunch is buffet style – so fill up on hash browns, roast beef, and french toast! Children can join an Easter Egg hunt with the Easter Bunny during the event. Make sure you call to reserve your spot today.

Written by James Hsin – Client Care Manager


James is currently going into his 4th year at kinesiology at UBC, and grew up a relatively active individual. He has been training primarily in Muay Thai for the past 4 years, training with champions and beginners alike. James is a firm believer that exercise should be like playing around – it’s better if its fun! James hopes he can share how his fitness journey has encouraged him to grow, and hopes to inspire you to do the same.

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