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Exciting Easter events in Liverpool and beyond


Easter is not far away now and if you're looking to do something with kids for a special treat - then there are plenty of things to choose from.

Whether you choose to take in a theatre show or watch Disney characters dancing on ice - there are some amazing events to make the Easter holidays with the family magical.

You can also see where your nearest Cadbury's National Trust Easter egg hunt is too.

Find out more about why we celebrate Easter.

When do the schools break up for Easter?

The Easter holidays are on different dates depending what area your children go to school in, so we've put a list of the term dates together to make it easier for you to plan which events you would like to go to.

This year, the majority of schools in Liverpool, Sefton and West Lancashire break up on Friday, March 23 and return on Monday, April 9.

The majority of schools in Wirral, Halton, St Helens and Knowsley break up on Thursday, March 29 and return on Monday, April 16.

Polish Easter activities workshop at World Museum, Liverpool

Learn all about Polish culture at World Museum this Easter

Play Stories Easter event and family activities at Chester Zoo, Chester

Head to Chester Zoo over the Easter break for a host of family activities and events

Family fun at the Feast of Fire Festival at St George's Hall, Liverpool

Take to the whole family to a magical land of fire, music and art in St John's Gardens at St George's Hall

Free Easter family activities at John Lewis, Liverpool

Enjoy a bunny hunt and Easter crafts at John Lewis in Liverpool over the Easter break

Easter fun at Mattel Play, Liverpool

Celebrate the Easter break at Mattel Play Liverpool

Free family Easter events at Wigwam Coffee Shop, Liverpool

The Easter holidays don't have to leave you out of pocket - head to Wigwam Coffee for some free things to do

Find the Bunny Spring Trail at Gordale Garden Centre, Wirral

Families can enjoy a great day by tracking down the Easter Bunny with a chocolate treat up for grabs

Free Easter holiday fun at Heritage on the Dock festival at the Albert Dock, Liverpool

Families are invited to head to the Albert Dock over the Easter holidays for a free festival

Cinderella at St Helens Theatre Royal, St Helens

Take the kids to see an Easter panto at St Helens Theatre Royal

Jack and the Beanstalk at the Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Take the kids to the theatre this Easter as Ray Quinn stars in a giant adventure at the Epstein

Limited discounted tickets
Peppa Pig's Adventure at Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Peppa Pig returns to New Brighton's Floral Pavilion Theatre with a new adventure

No booking fees!
Disney On Ice Worlds of Enchantment, ECHO Arena, Liverpool

Disney on Ice returns to Liverpool's ECHO Arena for another year

Family fun at Dog Mania at Exhibition Centre Liverpool

Bring your family and furry friends to the biggest dog show in Liverpool this Easter

Dusty's Giant Easter Duck Hunt at WWT Martin Mere, West Lancashire

Help Dusty Duck find all the yellow ducks at WWT Martin Mere

Easter art at Tate Liverpool at the Albert Dock, Liverpool

Drop into the Tate Liverpool for a fun, free, family Easter workshop for all ages

Easter Bunny’s Eggs Factor at The Atkinson, Southport

Join the Easter Bunny at The Atkinson in Southport for a huge singing competition - but who will have the Eggs Factor?

Free Easter arts and crafts at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

At the Walker Art Gallery your little ones will have a cracking time this Easter