Pick Lancaster for your Easter Day out
Top Easter events
Meet Peter Rabbit
Have a meet and greet with Peter Rabbit at Waterstones Lancaster Cornmarket. The perfect Easter treat for little ones.
The BIG Easter Event
Lancaster BID is holding a day of hopping good fun at the Big Easter Event. See Rabbit and her friends Bluebird and Deer do aerial performances during the day and get your photo taken with them. Also enjoy Easter themed arts and crafts, face painting and fairground rides.
Frankenstein at the Dukes
The Dukes Senior Young Actors, will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of this iconic gothic novel with a performance of ‘Frankenstein’.
Easter panto Alice in Wonderland at Lancaster Grand
Follow the white rabbit and Alice down the rabbit hole to the fantastical Wonderland this Easter. Make sure you join Lancaster Grand Theatre on this laugh a minute all-singing, all-dancing panto ride through Wonderland!
Top attractions to visit this Easter
Lancaster Castle is one of the UK’s most significant historic monuments. It has origins dating all the way back to the Romans and has been a centre for justice, incarceration and penal reform for almost 1,000 years. Learn all about Lancaster’s fortress on a Castle Tour this Easter.
Salt Ayre Leisure Centre
Make a day of it this Easter at Salt Ayre Leisure Centre. The centre offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor sport and leisure activities all year round. Facilities include swimming pool with slide, large indoor sports hall, studio, a state of the art 100 station gym, The Training Zone, Immersive cycle studio, Energy indoor soft play, XHeight indoor climbing and Gravity outdoor flight tower.
Head out of the hustle and bustle of the city and into Lancaster’s surrounding countryside. Head to Wallings Farm and treat yourself to an ice cream at the parlour then explore the ‘Inspirations Plant Centre’ before paying a visit to see the farm’s alpacas, sheep, calves, rare breeds and hens.
At Lancaster Escape Rooms you can choose from one of three newly developed escape rooms. You have a maximum of one hour to solve your chosen room. The game involves teamwork, logic, communication, wits and puzzle solving to connect the clues and find your way out in time.
Treat yourself to some Easter chocolate or sweet treats
The Sweet Emporium
Its Easter so pick yourself up some sweet treats from the Sweet Emporium located inside Marketgate Shopping Centre. Pick from a traditional pick and mix, old fashioned sweets, chocolate and American sweets and drinks. You will not be disappointed when you step into this sweet heaven.
Cakes up North
Catch Cakes up North at Lancaster Charter Market (Wednesdays and Saturdays) and pick up some tasty cake slices and cupcakes to enjoy over Easter. The perfect dessert for your family Easter lunch.
Lovingly produced at the farm using the finest quality Belgian milk, white and dark chocolate and locally produced cream with many fillings to choose from. Each chocolate is individually hand finished making them extremely popular. If you have family over this Easter then a box of these chocolates would be the perfect sweet treat to greet them with.