Easter Events in Harrogate

  1. April 10, 2017 7:49 pm
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Although Easter is a little later this year, the daffodils are still in bloom and the blossom trees are awaiting imminent arrival along The Stray. Aside from the chocolate Easter eggs to look forward too, there’s plenty going on in and around Harrogate this Easter.


Here are our top picks of activities around the spa town this Easter break:

1) Easter Holiday Family Fun Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Where? RHS Garden at Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Enjoy Easter at the RHS Garden for an exciting range of activities including stories with the garden detectives, Easter Crafts and birds of prey demonstrations. Throughout the Easter weekend the Easter bunny will be hopping in for a visit and will also be joined by some Easter babies including bunnies, lambs and goats. On Good Friday, there’s also the opportunity to get busy making a hatching chick at a crafting event.

Open from 09:30am until 17:00 throughout the long weekend.

2) Spring Has Sprung!

Where? Mercer Art Gallery , Harrogate

Drop in to the gallery to create crafts to celebrate the joys of Spring. Choose from pom-pom lambs, felt flowers and paper crafts. Drop in activities for families, no need to book. £3 per child.

On: 10:00am Mon 10th April 2017
Until: 12:00pm Thu 13th April 2017

3) Easter Sunday Lunches

A traditional Sunday lunch is the perfect way to get everyone together, and gives you the chance to have a break from the kitchen! There are plenty of country and bistro pubs in and around Harrogate for you to choose from. From trendy wine bars to laidback rock cafes and homely country pubs, there is something to offer every visitor.

4) Easter Wizard of Oz Adventure

Where? Mother Shipton’s Cave, Knaresborough

Throughout the Easter Holidays there is the opportunity to go and meet Dorothy and her friends at Mother Shipton’s. You will need to use your brilliant brain, huge heart, and constant courage to complete a FREE adventure sheet. Will you help the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly lion in their quest with Dorothy to reach the Emerald City?

On: 10:00am Saturday 8th April 2017
Until: 16:30pm Saturday 23rd Apil 2017

5) Harrogate Flowers Shows

Where? Great Yorkshire Showground

Although technically the week after Easter, the Flower Show is back for another year at The Great Yorkshire Showground. This year, celebrating the theme ‘HortCouture’, a series of new attractions across the spring show will pay tribute to trends in style in the home, the garden and even the wardrobe. Bookings before Tuesday 11th April can save you £2.50 per ticket! For more information and booking details, click here.

On: 20th April 2017
Until: 23rd April 2017

We hope everyone has a great Easter break! Remember, there are plenty of opportunities to walk off those Easter eggs… Have a look through our previous post ‘Walks in and around Harrogate’.

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