Easter Long Weekend in St. Catharines

Have you made plans with family and friends for the Easter long weekend in St. Catharines? Here at Panoramic Properties, we’ve created a snapshot of events happening throughout the city during the first long weekend of spring.

JCI St. Catharines (Jaycees) 26th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

This is an amazing tradition unique to the Niagara Region with over 50,000 mini chocolate eggs to be found. Held rain or shine, this free event is for kids ten and under (sorry Mom and Dad). There will be food concessions, bouncers and games as well as live entertainment and Easter-themed events. While the event is free, there is a suggested donation for admission is a loonie or one canned food item/participant. Non-perishable food items or cash donations will be collected at the gates in support of Community Care of St. Catharines & Thorold.

Hunt Times:
1-3 yrs old 10:00 am
4-6 yrs old 10:30 am
7-8 yrs old 11:00 am
9-10 yrs old 11:30 am

When: Saturday, March 30, 2013
Where: Jaycee Gardens, St. Catharines
More info:
A look back at the 2011 event: YouTube

Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs

Yes, you read that title right! The event has been held across Ontario since 1998 and is now one of the National Service Dogs’ Organization’s favourite events. In 2012, participants fundraised a total of $100,000. Even if you don’t have a dog, stop by the event to support this great cause and check out some adorable dogs.  Online registration and pledge collection is now live for the 2013 Hunt.

When: Friday March 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Burgoyne Woods Park (70 Edgedale Rd.), St. Catharines
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Easter at Home

Whether or not you celebrate Easter, the long weekend is always a great time to catch up with friends and family. Why not take advantage of the extra time together? Host a meal to show off your modern Panoramic Properties’ St. Catharines apartment or townhome, or get some people together to decorate your own eggs at home; this is a fun activity that’s not just for kids.

Take a look at these fun articles for Easter at home:
·’s article Decorate Your Own Easter Eggs has some unique tips including chalkboard or Pantone-coloured eggs
·       Canadian Living has some great tips for a Leisurely Easter Dinner

Share your long weekend plans in the comments below. We love hearing from the Panoramic Properties community online.  Thinking of becoming a Panoramic Properties resident? Don’t hesitate to contact our team for more information on any of our properties throughout the city. Our featured townhouses for rent in St. Catharines is the Welland Woods Townhomes and are located in the attractive north end of the city.