Yonge + St. Clair

March 29, 2017

Easter Fun at Yonge + St. Clair

Easter at Yonge + St. Clair means a fantastic range of great Easter events, even for those that don’t usually celebrate Easter. After all, Easter long-weekend is a time to enjoy the long awaited pleasant spring weather with friends and family – chocolates, egg painting, and Easter egg hunts abound.

If you’re still looking for fun family events and ideas in the heart of Toronto, you are in the right place. Today, we’ve curated some of the best Easter weekend events and gifts around Yonge + St. Clair. So hop to it and make plans for the best Easter ever, right here, at Yonge + St. Clair.

Easter Egg Painting at Todmorden Hills

Some of Toronto’s best spring events are also family-friendly, with the city offering families a chance to “learn an ancient art form” at Todmorden Hills, set in the beautiful Don Valley. From March 24th-31st, you and your family can get into the Easter spirit by creating your own personalized pysanky (Easter eggs) using traditional wax resist techniques. The event requires pre-registration by contacting the Todmorden Hills Heritage Site. You can read more about the event here.

Easter Brunch at Casa Loma

Experience the splendour of Casa Loma this Easter Sunday. The much-celebrated historic site is once again holding their Annual Easter Brunch “served in the stately elegance of Toronto’s famous castle.” Reservations are required, and you and your family are welcome to explore the castle after the meal. Read more here.

The Good Friday Concert at Yorkminster Baptist Church

The Yorkminster Baptist Church has a deeply rooted history at Yonge + St. Clair, originally congregating in 1829. On Good Friday, the church will be holding their annual Good Friday concert kicking off at 4 PM at 1585 Yonge Street. All are welcome!

The Easter Treats at Yonge + St. Clair

Yonge + St. Clair is blessed to have one of the best chocolatiers in the city, right down the street at Nadege Patisserie. This year’s Easter Collection features their signature Grand Cru Valrhona Chocolate moulded into delightful hens, eggs, and bunnies for the holiday. All Easter products are in limited supply, so visit their shop at 1099 Yonge St. soon. Additionally, if sweets aren’t your thing, DAVIDsTEA at Yonge + St. Clair is offering limited edition Easter Teas, from Chocolate Cake to Sunny Citrus, packaged in adorable Easter eggs.

Easter dinners at Yonge + St. Clair

With Good Friday, Easter Sunday, and Easter Monday occupying the long weekend – it’s often difficult to gauge which restaurants will be open during the holiday. Luckily, we have you covered. It will be business as usual for most restaurants at Yonge + St. Clair for Good Friday, with Barnsteiner’s and The Monk’s Table offering seafood specials to commemorate the holiday. Barnsteiner’s, Schnitzel Hub, Scallywags, The Jester on Yonge, and Union Social will be open Easter Sunday, with Union Social also offering brunch Easter Monday.

Easter long weekend is a time well spent with family, and there’s no other place like Yonge + St. Clair to find the perfect spot for a gathering. We hope our guide helped with your hunt to make this Easter a truly memorable one.