Hoppy Easter Weekend, everyone! Whether you fill your house with chocolatey treats or simply spend the weekend enjoying time with friends and family, we hope you have a wonderful long weekend. Sorry we’re a little later than usual posting our round up – it’s been a busy winter and spring in the Pickle Planet HQ! You can ALWAYS find our MEGA LIST of local attractions and ongoing events here (swim times, bowling alleys, Cineplex Family Favourites, etc.); we also have started our Playground Profiles again, so be sure to check out our growing list of places to play with the kids. And you can help us out by sending along events you’re involved with; we can only share what we know about! Contact us by email; click here!
Let’s get to it!
The Easter Bunny is at Bass Pro! Visit him Thursday evening or Saturday from 11am until 6pm. You can grab a free photo, enjoy some crafts, and an easter egg hunt on Saturday.
Thursday night at Close to the Heart, kiddos five and up can paint with Marley! Just $20 for the event, check with the store to register.
Easter event at the Zoo is happening Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Enjoy a scavenger hunt, talks with zoo keepers, an appearance from the Easter Bunny, and much more. Open 10am until 4pm, free for children three and under. Admission prices range from $7 to $9, with two adults and two children for $26.
The 7th annual Easter Bunny Blast at the Moncton Wesleyan Centre is happening on Saturday from 8am until noon. Enjoy bouncy castles, carnival games, pancake breakfast, a massive egg hunt, and more more. It’s a free event but they do ask you to register.
The Church by the Lake in Sackville is hosting a Community Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday for kids 11 and under. Enjoy a hunt, face painting, balloon animals, bouncy castle, and more.
Saturday afternoon at Resurgo Place, the Ukrainian Club of Moncton is hosting a Ukrainian Easter Egg painting workshop for those ages 12 and up. Admission to both the museum and the workshop is $10; call to register (506) 856-4327.
The Biker Bunny (did you know he has his own Facbeook page now?!) will be at the Canadian Tire in Dieppe on Saturday afternoon to meet with folks and support the Jumpstart Foundation.
Scholar’s Choice is holding an Easter egg hunt on Saturday from 10am until 4pm. Enjoy Easter crafts and egg decorating!
Cineplex is playing HOP! for just $2.99 on Saturday. Check here for details on theatre availability and tickets!
The Hippity Skippity Scattered Egg Scurry is for ages two to 10 (parents do not need a ticket to attend, but you do need to purchase in advance online, as spaces are limited); baskets will be provided, music will be playing, Party Pets will be on site, pictures will be taken, and it will be a blast!
On Sunday, Broadleaf Ranch is holding an Easter Brunch and Family Fun Day. Enjoy brunch 10am until 2pm, $5 wagon rides (noon till 2pm), and a free indoor egg hunt for kids 10 and under.
SkyZone is offering parents a 60 minute free pass on Monday, as well as a giant Easter egg hunt. Open regular hours, 10am until 9pm.
NON-EASTER THEMED EVENTS
Friday afternoon the Magnetic Hill Lions Community Centre is opening their playroom to children ages seven and under; $5 cash per child. There is also a NERF and Laser War happening at the same time at the venue; there are limited spaces so check before heading out!
Chapters Moncton is holding a free family game night Thursday at the store, from 7-9pm. Check out some of the great games they have for sale and enjoy some snacks!
Saturday morning at Resurgo Place, the folks from Brilliant Labs will be on site with their robots and virtual reality gear, as well as coding instruction and more. Included with admission!
Camp Wildwood is holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday at the lodge. Please register in advance; costs are $12, $6 for ages five to 10, and free for those four and under.
Saturday is the annual Moncton Model Train Show, happening at the Coverdale Centre in Riverview.
We hope you all have a fabulous weekend, however you spend it! If you enjoy an event because you read about it on Pickle Planet, please let us and the organizers know!