Things to do in Hamilton this Easter weekend

Hamilton has a lot going on this long weekend. Here are some events to check out.

How do you like your Easter eggs, chocolate or hardboiled?

Sara Weaver, 2, of Chagrin Falls, tosses a plastic egg in her basket during the annual Easter egg hunt in Riverside Park in Chagrin Falls, Ohio on Saturday, April 11, 2009. (Amy Sancetta/The Associated Press)

Egg Hunts

A kid (and adult) favourite, here are three egg hunting events in the Hamilton area for you to enjoy:

  • The Westfield Heritage Village is putting on a good old-fashioned Good Friday event. There will be a little egg hunt in the barn with the animals in it. Don’t expect to find chocolate eggs though; it will hard-boiled eggs painted in fancy colours. There will be old-fashion games like tic-tac and other shows and presentations around the village. Westfield is located at 1049 Kirkwall Road (formerly Regional Road 552), off Highway 8 in Rockton. For more information, call 1-800-883-0104 or 519-621-8851.

  • Ancaster Easter Egg hunt starts at 12 p.m on April 19. It’s at the Ancaster Meadowlands Park, 160 Meadowlands Blvd. The hunt is sponsored by several local businesses. Organizers are asking for a $2 donation per child. Also, there will be goody bags valued at $50, for those who pre-register for the event. Register on the Ancaster Meadowlands Easter egg hunt website or check out the event page on Facebook.

  • 10,000 Easter eggs to hunt, bouncy castles, face painting and a visit from the easter bunny at the fourth annual Easter egg hunt at the Players Paradise Sports Complex (565, Seaman St., Stoney Creek). Tickets are $7 per child and proceeds from the event will go to support Boys and Girls Club of Hamilton. The date is Friday, Apr. 18. Tickets for the event can be purchased at Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club. Also, visit             their website for more information.


April Easter Campout at Valens Lake Conservation Area starting April 18 to April 21. This is likely one of the best times of the year to camp. Cool temperatures and no bugs.

Call Valens Lake at 905-525-2183 or 519-621-6029 for more information.


Opening on Friday is a comedy by Robin Hawdon called ‘Perfect Wedding’ presented by Binbrook Little Theatre.

Synopsis: A bridegroom wakes on his wedding morning in his own bridal suite, with his bride-to-be about to arrive any moment, and finds a strange girl in bed beside him.

Show times are Fridays at 8p.m. April 18, 25 and May 2. Saturdays feature dinner at 6:30 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. on April 19, 26 and May 3. There’ll be a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. on April 27.

For reservations call the box office at 905-692-5076 or visit: Binbrook Little Theatre

More to come.


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