Easter events in Montreal 2022

By Remitbee - Apr 4, 2022

Every year, millions of Christians worldwide celebrate the Easter holiday to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus three days after his crucifixion.

This year is no different because Christians in Montreal will join their counterparts to celebrate Easter. If you are in Montreal, you could probably wonder what Easter events are lined up for the festivity.

From a sumptuous morning brunch to an exciting bike ride or a memory walk down Mount Royal, there are lots of options on the table to liven up your Easter weekend.

In this discussion, we walk you through the Easter events in Montreal 2022. Read on.

Sunday Morning Brunch

What a great way to start your day than the classic Easter brunch in any city's restaurants and sampling delicious treats.

Some of the famous restaurants you can visit include St Lawrence Hall Hotel, Lemeac, SuWu, and L'Atelier d'Argentine. Here, the menu is big and you can indulge in hearty warm meals including beignets, Faberge, shakshuka, mimosas, and french toast.

Attend the Le Grand Concert du Vendredi Saint (Good Friday Concert)

Every year, the Société philharmonique de Montréal holds a major Easter special show on Good Friday night. You can't afford to miss this show because normally there are electrifying performances from top bands and musicians.

Besides, previous performances included musicals from Claudine Ledoux, Chantal Dione, and Vincent Ronallo. This year will be no different as we expect the organizers to showcase their best.

Spring Fun

The Spring Fun will be on 16th April 2022 at the 7 Rue du Centre Commercial. The will be lots of activities from 10.30 am to Noon at the Kiddy Kat. If you have little kids, this will be the place to be.

A Visit To The Zoo

Ecomuseum Zoo of Montreal is a beautiful place to be this Easter. It's a good way to interact with nature and discover the wild animals in their natural habitat.

The outdoor zoo on the island of Montreal is home to some of the most exotic wildlife, including wolves, black bears, lynx, reptiles, amphibians, otters, and eagles.

In addition, there are a lot of other activities for kids, including face painting. Besides the fun, you'll also learn a lot from the zoo experts. The event lasts two days.

25K Easter Egg Hunt

Every Easter, the zoo hosts a thrilling Easter egg hunt where little kids literally search for the eggs. However, the event has not occurred in the last two years due to the pandemic.

Luckily, the 25K Easter Egg Hunt is back and will take place between April 15th and 16th, 2022. The event will be open for kids below 12 years.

This year, kids are expended to unearth 25,000 plus Easter eggs, candies, toys, and gifts. There will also be great gifts from the Easter Bunny, and your child will have a chance to have a free photo with him. But, be sure to carry your camera for memorable shots.

The activity starts at 9.00 and ends at 3.00 pm. The lucky child who collects the golden egg gets to win a present.

Montreal Bixi Bikes

The Montreal Bixi Bikes season will commence on 15th April, and there's more fun waiting for you. The network is now more extensive, with close to 9500 bixis and 700 stations.

There will be more surprises this Easter, including afternoons in the parks and meet-ups with family for brunches.

Visit the Legendary Montreal Sugar Shacks

The bustling city of Montreal has sugar shacks all over where you can visit and enjoy an authentic adventure. You will be spoiled for choice because the 2022 edition has some memorable sugar shacks you can ever find anywhere.

For example, you can have a sugar shack fix any of the restaurants such as the Caribou Gourmand, Régine Café and Perles et Paddock.

That's not all, you can enjoy the contemporary sugar shack at Cabane Panache and Fleury Ouest for a maple season. Not forgetting if you are after an authentic sugar shack, you can find it at Sucrerie de la Montagne and Apple Sugar Shack of Labonté de la Pomme.

For a real sugar shack experience at home, some restaurants such as Restaurant H3 will have it delivered to your doorstep.

Ascend Mount Royal

Fall is gone; why not take some time to climb to Chalet du Mount Royal and have a magnificent view of the city. It takes at least one hour to reach this point and three hours to descend leisurely as you see the gorgeous sites.

The lookout walk also involves climbing 400 stairs and viewing the colourful displays of flowers and plants. The advantage of Mount Royal is that it's easy to climb thanks to wooden stairs and offers a rest area for resting.

A Visit to the Montreal Botanical Garden

If you are a lover of nature, visiting the Montreal Botanical Garden will expose you to stunning butterflies that fly around the park. The air is fresh, and the dozens of flowers with exotic fragrances are inviting.

A Visit to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts offers a lengthy tour that is educational. Between 24th February and 16th February 2022, there will be Haltes, Moments and Situations which is an exhibition curated by Louis Cummins to showcase the work of Mathieu Cardin.

The museum also has other presentations for contemporary art by JJ Levine, allowing you to discover different portraits such as queer photographs showcasing domestic settings.

Other items on display at the museum include sculptures, paintings, photographs, films, puppets, stained windows, costumes, maquettes as well as gouaches.


This year, the city of Montreal welcomes visitors with remarkable performances, circus magic and festive energy. The 2022 Easter in Montreal is set to start on a high note. You don't want to be left out of all the fun that will be going around.

Furthermore, you can join in the meals, cocktails, music, and much more fun. Hopefully, you'll get to commemorate your 2022 Easter in style with a list of the mentioned events.

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