Your Quick Guide to Easter Weekend in Squamish
Spring has officially arrived and a long weekend is just around the corner. We're looking forward to warm and sunny days, time with family and friends, and Easter goodies, of course. Long weekends tend to be quite busy in these parts, so here's a quick guide to Easter weekend 2023 to help you get planning. Now hop to it!
If you're Easter involves brighly-coloured eggs, bunnies and brunch then we have something for you!
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Sea to Sky Gondola
Experience a memorable Easter Sunday with family and friends at the Sea to Sky Gondola on April 9th. Start with an Easter Egg Gathering on the Spirit Trail. Here you’ll visit forest woodland characters to collect your chocolate eggs at your own pace, from 10AM until 12PM. Follow it up with a delicious Easter Brunch.
Reserve your table in advance for either 10AM OR 12PM.
Details & Reservations: seatoskygondola.com
Britannia Mine Museum
Learn about the tools used and treasures found by the workers of the Britannia Mine Museum during their Easter celebrations. Admission includes a special Easter underground tour, the BOOM! Experience and self-led mineral scavenger hunt. On April 7th - 10th, 2023.
Advanced bookings strongly recommended.
For more information: britanniaminemuseum.ca
If you didn't catch the Easter Bunny or there aren't enough eggs in your basket, head to one of our downtown cafés as they roll out an eggs-cellent selection of goodies that will get your nose twitching.
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Fox & Oak
Each year the popular brioche donuts at Fox & Oak take on an Easter twist that will have everyone lining up to snag theirs. Menu coming soon!
Hippity-Hop your way into Sunflower Bakery in Downtown Squamish to check out their selection of Easter themed goodies. Last year they had Mini Egg donuts and Hot Cross Buns, we can't wait to see what they're doing this year.
Easter Sunday is a wonderful day to get out and enjoy a beautiful brunch with family and friends. Here’s our list of top brunch spots – be sure to get there early as it will be very busy this day!
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The Crabapple Café
Lil Chef Bistro
Squamish Valley Golf Course
Fingers and buns crossed that Easter Sunday will be bright, sunny and warm! Here are a few suggestions for a nice way to spend an afternoon. Even if it does rain, just don your Easter bonnet (or a raincoat) and make the best of it.
Head down to Porteau Cove Provincial Park and enjoy a calming walk on the beach. Take a closer look for pretty shells, driftwood, rocks, starfish and more.
Look for Birds in the Estuary
Spring has sprung and it’s a wonderful time to search for an array of bird life in Squamish, now a part of the BC Bird Trail. The Squamish Estuary, which is a designated Wildlife Management Area, is the perfect spot to birdwatch and breath in some fresh air. Who knows, you might even spot a bunny or two!
Get Inspired by Art
Go for a walk around Downtown Squamish and explore the self-led Squamish Mural Walk. Experience street art that represents the diverse local cultures, history, and heritage of Squamish.
Soar Amongst The Clouds
Departing daily from March 24th until April 16th, explore the Sea to Sky with this special on a breathtaking flightseeing tour with Sea to Sky Air. Enjoy a 15-minute flight that takes up to 3 passengers and costs just $165 total for the plane. Flights are available 7 days a week and this short flight that is a great introduction to the magic of flying in the mountains.
Whether you brunch or bunny hop, search for eggs, attend a day of worship or head out on an outdoor adventure, we hope everyone enjoys a lovely Easter weekend.