As Easter approaches, York transforms into a haven of festive delights for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a family looking for wholesome activities, a couple seeking a fun date destination, or just someone wanting to indulge in some chocolatey goodness, York has something special for you. We have found a range of egg-citing Easter events in York for you to check out this Easter…

Beningbrough’s Easter Egg Hunt is the perfect treat for families seeking Easter fun this school holiday! The whole family can come along to enjoy the Easter trail and experience the nature-inspired activities along the way. Explore the scenic surroundings as you adventure through the gardens whilst hunting for Easter surprises. Prices are £3 per trail which includes an Easter trail sheet, bunny ears and a dairy or vegan and free from chocolate egg. The trail runs from the 23rd of March until the 7th of April.

Unleash your inner chocolatier with a master class at York Chocolate Story. Ideal for all ages, this event offers a hands-on experience in crafting delicious chocolate treats. Whether you are looking for a fun family activity, or a way to spend quality time with your partner, this chocolate masterclass is for you! Upon arrival you will receive a cup of delicious hot chocolate before you get to work creating tasty masterpieces. Tickets are £35 each, make sure you book now before it’s too late!

For the grownups seeking a more sophisticated Easter experience, the Chocolatier’s Experience at Aldwark Manor Estate provides an exclusive journey into the wonderful world of chocolate. The extravagant experience begins with an Easter treat as well as a cup of decadent hot chocolate upon arrival in the stylish Squadron Bar. You’ll then adventure over to Alne, via shuttle bus, where your master chocolatier is waiting to teach you the art of chocolate making. After creating your chocolate momentos, you’ll return back to the estate to indulge in an Easter Afternoon Tea. This out-of-this-world experience starts from £109 per person, with tickets available for Friday the 22nd of March.

Get creative at the Holy Trinity Church and participate in an Easter bonnet decorating session. Perfect for families, this activity lets you add a personal touch to your Easter celebrations. For only £5 each, your children can decorate and take home their very own unique Easter bonnet! These sessions are available on March 29th from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm and on March 31st from 2pm until 3pm. No booking is required so drop in and get your creative thinking caps on! Okus enjoy a free mouse trail with chocolate during the Easter holidays when they’re open!

Join in on the festive fun and excitement at Piglets Adventure Farm’s Easter Egg-stravaganza! From only £7.95, which under 1’s free, you can get involved with a wide variety of Easter activities. Your Easter Egg-stravaganza ticket includes the Great Easter Egg Hunt, magical live lambing for 20 mummy sheep, lamb bottle feeding sessions, access to the Beach, tractor trailer rides and a whole load of fun, outdoor activities for the whole family. There’s so much to get involved with this Easter at Piglets Adventure Farm, don’t miss out on all the fun and book your tickets online now!

The Easter Bunny has hopped back to Dobbies Garden Centre York for an egg-stra special breakfast. Why don’t you join the Easter Bunny for a tasty breakfast that the whole family can enjoy before the little ones hop along to get involved in some exciting activities and games. They also get to plant their very own miniature wildflower meadow, with the help of the bunny and team, that they can bring home! The breakfast events are running from March the 29th until April the 1st with adult tickets from £8.60 and children’s tickets only £10.99 each. This event is suitable for children aged 3-10 years old, however children under 3 may also be able to enjoy some activities with the support of an adult.

Calling all chocolate lovers! Get ready to indulge in the chocolatey delights the city of York has to offer with the Chocolate Festival Taste Trail. This self-guided tour around York offers you the opportunity to try some of the best chocolate in the city’s food scene by visiting local delis, restaurants and suppliers. Over 10 sample stops are featured and with your ticket you will receive a map and guide of various participating businesses. This will also come with a schedule of when they are open and when they are offering samples. Tickets are £7.50 and limited to only 100 a day from March 29th until March 31st, so make sure you book your tickets now so you don’t miss out on the heavenly chocolate samples.

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