Easter egg hunts: family fun around Vancouver

Looking for some eggs-cellent family fun around Greater Vancouver this Easter Long Weekend? Here are five suggestions.

CBC's Margaret Gallagher found five spots to search for eggs this Easter

There are a few places around the Lower Mainland where the young and the young at heart can enjoy a good egg hunt this Easter Sunday. (Amy Sancetta/The Associated Press)

The Easter Bunny will be busy this weekend, visiting family-friendly spots all over Greater Vancouver. Here are just a few of the places you may be able to spot the popular rabbit, and enjoy some activities for the young and the young at heart.

Stanley Park Easter Train

The Stanley Park Easter Train runs from April 16 - 21 (Margaret Gallagher)

Train staff got some help from the Easter Bunny to decorate the woods surrounding the popular miniature train ride with characters from popular kids' stories and movies. Kids can also hunt for Easter eggs and enjoy crafts and activities. April 16 - 21, 10:30 a.m. PT - 4:30 p.m. (Mon - Thurs), 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Fri - Sun)

Maplewood Farm Easter Egg-stravaganza

The North Vancouver farm is a busy place in spring, with lots of newborn lambs, goat kids, chicks and bunnies to visit. On Easter Sunday, enjoy face-painting, crafts, pony rides and an Easter Egg hunt (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Easter at the Cannery

Visit Steveston's National Historic Site on Easter Weekend for scavenger hunt, with clues hidden inside the Gulf of Georgia Cannery building. Enjoy Easter treats, kids' crafts and perhaps even a visit from the "Easter salmon." April 18 - 20, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Ladner Easter Parade

Head to the Delta Museum on Easter Sunday for a parade with the Pipe Band and the Easter Bunny. The parade ends in Memorial Park with an Easter egg hunt. Sunday 1 - 2 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt at Fort Langley National Historic Site

Don your Easter bonnet and take part in an Easter egg hunt or scavenger hunt within the fort walls at the National Historic Site. Parka — the Parks Canada mascot — and bunnies and chicks will make an appearance. April 20, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Full Barrel Cafe is open for Easter Brunch April 18 - 21, 11 a.m.  - 4 p.m.