March 27, 2013 | by Christina Van
Hotels in Kelowna are looking forward to the forecasted sunshine and to welcoming guests this upcoming Easter long weekend. Whether you celebrate Easter with family and friends, at church or in our Kelowna hotel, there is a lot going on in town. If you haven’t made any travel plans, hop to it and enjoy the egg-citing activities the Okanagan has to offer.
1) If you are traveling to Kelowna and want to find a religious or church service, check out Welcome to Kelowna for a list of Kelowna area churches and their websites to find the service times and any special events being offered over the weekend.
2) Easter Egg Hunts
- The Jack Seaton Park Easter Egg Hunt in Lake Country (just 20km from the Best Western Kelowna Hotel) is a popular spot for families to enjoy the egg hunting frenzy. Head over to the park on Friday, March 29th to sign up at 10:30 am, enjoy entertainment at 11:15 am and get ready for the hunt to start at 12pm. Enjoy BBQ hot dogs sold by the Lake Country Lion’s Club with proceeds going to local charities.
- The 3rd Annual Easter Egg Scramble at Johnson Bentley Sports Field is from 12 PM to 2 PM on Sunday, March 31st. Located in West Kelowna (just 18km from the Best Western Kelowna Hotel), this event boasts over 12,000 eggs (wow!), visit from the Easter Bunny, and a ton of other fun games & activities. Volunteers from the Westside Community Food Bank will be on location accepting food and monetary donations from participating families.
- The 4th Annual Easter Carnival for Habitat for Humanity will be held at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort on Sunday, March 31st from 10:30am-1pm. There’ll be a giant Easter egg hunt, bouncy castles, face painting, Croc-Talk and more! Admission by donation to the Habitat for Humanity.
4) Big Fun at Big White
On Sunday, March 31st, stop by the activities desk to pick up your clues for the Kids scavenger hunt at 8:00am. The clues will lead you to your favorite treats! At 8:30am you can take part in a church service in the Village Plaza (weather dependent), followed by the arrival of the Easter Bunny.
Catch the Easter bunny skiing between 12-2pm and he’ll have some chocolate treats for you!
Kelowna will be hopping this Easter long weekend, so call us to book your Kelowna hotel reservations at the Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel and Suites!