The best things to do this Easter in Manchester

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Easter in Manchester – what to see and do in and around the city.

Manchester is brimming with fantastic art galleries, top sports venues and some of the best shopping in the country. Find out what’s happening this Easter in Manchester!

Easter Egg Hunt at the Etihad Stadium City Store

This year, the Etihad Stadium City Store is hosting a special egg hunt, fashion shoot and face painting on Friday 14th April. The winner of the egg hunt will receive a fantastic Manchester City goodie bag – including a free stadium and club tour voucher, a colouring book and other great goodies. For football fans, it’s a must!

 

Easter Fun at Reddish Vale Farm

Treat the family to a fun-packed day out at Reddish Vale Farm between Friday 18th April and Monday 21st April. From pony rides and arts & crafts to face-painting and Easter bunnies, there’s plenty to keep everyone entertained.

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The Manchester Duck Race

On Friday 14th April the Manchester Duck Race will include hundreds of bright plastic ducks racing on the River Irwell, as well as a fantastic fairground. It’s free to attend, and raises money for Brainwave, a charity supporting children with disabilities and additional needs.

 

Try the Bunny Hop at Heaton Park

Fancy a challenge this Easter in Manchester? Then take part in this fantastic 5k family fun run and raise money for local epilepsy sufferers. The event, managed by the Epilepsy Action charity, also includes a fun egg hunt and takes place on Easter Saturday. At Heaton Park families can also enjoy hundreds of other fun free activities on Easter Saturday and Sunday. These will be run by ParkLives, a £20-million community investment programme by Coca-Cola Great Britain, and will include face painting, arts and crafts and much more!

 

Treats and story time at Stretford Mall

Children can take on the role of mini-detectives and set foot into a giant Easter egg in Manchester city centre’s Stretford Mall. Their task will be to find a series of carrots that have been misplaced in the mall and need to be brought back to the Easter bunny. In the giant Easter egg they will also find delicious free treats and an interactive story time.

Tatton Park

From 14th – 17th April, Tatton Park, will host the Easter Shopping Fair. At the grand Tenants Hall you can enjoy delicious food from specialist producers, and shop for stylish gifts, home furnishings and fashion items, all with free entry.

 

Christmas parties at the Grand Marquee in Tatton Park are managed by JD Parties. Every year, thousands of guests attend these magnificent Christmas parties at Tatton Park, with stunning cuisine and entertainment at the luxurious Grand Marquee.