Seasonal March 30, 2021

7 Eggcellent Easter Activities Happening in Halifax

Find out what’s happening in Halifax this Easter long weekend!

1. Downtown Halifax Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Friday, April 2 – Monday, April 5, 2021
WHERE: Downtown Halifax

The Downtown Halifax Business Commission has teamed up with Argyle Fine Art for a Downtown Easter Egg Hunt to celebrate all the ‘EGGcellent’ local businesses in the Downtown area!

Get out and about in downtown Halifax to find the eggs hidden in the windows of local businesses! Once you’ve found an egg, take a photo and post it using the tag #EggHuntDTHFX for a chance to win a spring candy basket from Freak Lunchbox and a $100 gift card to Argyle Fine Art.

2. Bunnies in the Building at the Halifax Shopping Centre

WHEN: Friday, March 26 – Saturday, April 3, 2021
WHERE: Halifax Shopping Centre, 7001 Mumford Rd #722 – 3rd level beside Little Burgundy

Hop on in to the Halifax Shopping Centre to visit the REAL LIVE bunnies in support of 10,000 Carrots Rabbit Rescue! Snap an Easter photo, and receive a $10 gift card to Laura Secord!

*Note: Each visit is 10 minutes in length.

3. Virtual Easter Egg Hunt at the Halifax Shopping Centre

WHEN: Wednesday, March 17 – Saturday, April 3, 2021
WHERE: Halifax Shopping Centre, 7001 Mumford Rd #722

Brightly-coloured egg decals have been placed around the Halifax Shopping Centre, each with a unique QR code. Scan the code, enter the pin, and unlock the egg.

After you’ve found and scanned all 6 eggs, visit HSC Guest Services to receive a $10 gift card!

4. Easter Egg Hunt 2021 at Hatfield Farm

WHEN: Saturday, April 3 – Sunday, April 4, 2021
WHERE: Hatfield Farm, 1840 Hammonds Plains Rd, Hammonds Plains

Enjoy a 2.5 hour adventure complete with a massive Easter egg hunt, wagon rides, all you can eat hotdogs, unlimited juice, and more! And don’t miss the petting zoo, zip line and playground on this Easter cowboy adventure!

5. Bunnyland at Mic Mac Mall

WHEN: Thursday, March 25 – Saturday, April 3, 2021
WHERE: Mic Mac Mall, 21 Micmac Blvd, Dartmouth – Level 2 by H&M and Linen Chest

Hop on over to get a photo with the Easter Bunny at Mic Mac Mall! Photo packages range from $7-$30, with proceeds going to Easter Seals Nova Scotia.

6. Paint Pottery Eggs at Clay Café

WHERE: Clay Café, 650 Portland St #108, Dartmouth / OR / at home!

Whether you choose to paint in the studio (make a reservation), or at home (order here), your clay eggs, bunnies and chicks will make adorable Easter keepsakes and décor for years to come!

7. Satisfy your sweet tooth

Order delicious artisanal Easter chocolates from local chocolate shops like Rousseau Chocolatier, Peace by Chocolate, or Gourmandises Avenue Chocolaterie.

BONUS: Purchase an Easter hot chocolate bomb from the Vegetorium Country Farm Market in Fall River on April 3 to support the Ride for Cancer.