Easter 2022 events and activities Bristol: things to do with the kids near me, including Easter egg hunts

From Easter egg hunts, craft masterclasses and animal-filled fun - Bristol has everything for kids to enjoy this Easter.

The Easter holidays are a time for all the family to come together and have a good time.

Whether they are stuffing their faces full of chocolate eggs or heading out on Easter-themed events or activities - the options to celebrate this springtime holiday are endless.

Bristol has a lot going on for children of all ages this Easter, from arts and crafts to easter egg hunts.

Here are some of the best Easter events for children in Bristol.

Adult and Children Easter Egg Masterclass

Friday, April 15 (10 am to 12 pm)

An activity that both the parents and children can enjoy together, this Easter Egg Masterclass will get your creative juices flowing.

Work together to craft your own Easter eggs - and you can add some funky designs too.

Tuition, ingredients, packaging, recipe cards and much more are included in the £90 per person price tag - for more information, visit the website.

32 Oxford Street, Totterdown, Bristol, BS3 4RJ

Giant Easter Egg Hunt

Wednesday, April 13 (10 am to 2 pm)

Back by popular demand, the Giant Easter Egg Hunt at Penny Brohn is a superb Easter event for children.

A fun (and socially distanced) outdoor Easter Egg Hunt within the six acres of gardens, meadows and woods.

You will get a chocolatey prize if you can find all the eggs and organisers implore visitors to bring a picnic along with them too.

Tickets are priced at £8 per child, but you must book them online via the official website.

Chapel Pill Lane, Pill, Bristol, BS20 0HH

Egg-citing Easter Trail, Wapping Wharf

The Easter Egg Trail will be within the whole area of Wapping Wharf, but not every business will take part
The Easter Egg Trail will be within the whole area of Wapping Wharf, but not every business will take part
The Easter Egg Trail will be within the whole area of Wapping Wharf, but not every business will take part

Saturday, April 9 to Sunday, April 24

After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Wapping Wharf Egg trail is one of the best in the country.

Join the hunt for brightly coloured eggs hidden amongst its host of independent shops and eateries, made simpler to appeal to a wider age range.

The explorers will then enter the number of eggs they have collected online in hope to win an egg-cellent Easter prize.

To make things better, entry is totally free.

Wapping Wharf, Bristol

Easter Extravaganza

Saturday, 9 April to Sunday, 24 April

Easter Extravaganza launches this April and boasts the most fun-fuelled family adventure to celebrate Easter this year.

A range of activities will be on offer for children of all ages to participate in - and you will even get the opportunity to meet Peter Rabbit on selected dates.

With a maze, pottery painting and crafts - this event has something for everyone.

Tickets cost £16.00 per child, including entry to Country Park for the day.

For more information, visit its AllEvents page.

Foxholes Lane, Old Down, Bristol, BS32 4PG

Easter at Bristol Aquarium

Saturday, April 9 to Sunday, April 24 (10 am to 5 pm)

If you are in search of an Easter egg hunt but with a twist, the Easter celebrations at Bristol Aquarium have you covered.

Experience a family day out with an aquarium adventure this Easter holiday, with a marine egg hunt and plenty of other activities available for children of all ages.

Tickets start at £11.35 for ages 3 to 12, whilst kids under three-years-old will be granted free admission - for the full details of ticket prices and activities, click here.

Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5TT

Epic Easter Sunday

Sunday, April 17 (12 pm to 2 pm)

Looking for a Disney-fueled Easter celebration? You have come to the right place.

Epic Easter Sunday allows your kids to meet famous Disney princesses, such as Rapunzel, Belle and Ariel - do not forget Easter Bunny too!

The £20 per person ticket price includes a lavish two-course meal supplemented by live entertainment - there will also be an array of crafts and games on offer, as well as free Easter eggs.

There are two different sittings that you can book for - the first is between 12 pm and 2 pm, whilst the second is from 3 pm to 5 pm.

For more information and to book your place, visit its Eventbrite page.

78 Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1QU

Easter Trail at Bristol Zoo

The site of Bristol Zoo now
The site of Bristol Zoo now
The site of Bristol Zoo now

Sunday, April 10 to Sunday, April 24 (9 am to 5 pm)

Celebrate Bristol Zoo’s last ever Easter by taking part in two of the most egg-cellent Easter family trails.

A number of rewards are on offer as you wander through a host of animals to find each egg - with each one offering a cool fact about animals.

You could even win the opportunity to feed the penguins at Bristol Zoo, too!

To take advantage and book tickets, visit the official Bristol Zoo website for details about the event and pricing.

College Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA