Easter fun for everyone

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This Easter there’s a whole host of ‘egg’cellent events and activities on offer right across Bolton for you and your little (or big!) ones.


  • Easter eggBolton Market is getting in the Easter spirit with an egg hunt on Tuesday 11th and petting zoo on Thursday 13th April. You can join the fun for free as well as pick up all your Easter fruit and veg while you are there! To check Easter opening times go to www.boltonmarkets.com
  • Easter eggBolton Libraries and Museums – With activity almost daily over the holiday period at Bolton’s Libraries and Museums there’s sure to be something to appeal! From getting arty and creating your own landscape to making cards, decorating t-shirts, feeding fish and going on Easter egg hunts at the halls, you can do them all! Then when you just need a sit down, catch one of the free family films on offer at Bolton Central Library including The BFG and Trolls or join in with a storytelling session. Check out all the activities here.
  • Easter eggEaster at Smithills Open Farm is always a special time of year, with lots of new chicks and baby bunnies ready to greet visitors, as well as an egg hunt or two! Easter Egg Hunts take place daily between Monday 10th - Monday 17th April at various times each day including Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. Find out more
  • Easter eggThe Little Rascals Club at Bolton’s Market Shopping Centre is a great way to join in the fun at the centre. On Friday 14th and Saturday 15th April, kids can take part in a range of FREE activities to get their minds buzzing and creativity flowing! All events run between 11am – 4pm and you don’t need to book – simply go along and join the fun! Join the club free now!
  • Easter eggMiddlebrook Leisure & Retail Park are putting on Easter activities from Wednesday 12th – Tuesday 17th April (excluding Easter Sunday). With everything from Easter egg hunts to a petting zoo, photo booth and Easter characters every day - everyone can join in the fun whilst they you shop! To find out more, why not download their free app?
  • Check out our What’s on section for more details and an up to date list of events happening in and around Bolton over the next few weeks.