Easter family events in Sheffield

Easter 2024 is nearly here and there's lots of great events taking place in Sheffield to help keep the family entertained.

From outdoor adventures with egg hunts and trails to hands-on activities, see our rundown of family-friendly things to do over the next few weeks...

Easter egg hunt at Sheffield Manor Lodge
Easter egg hunt at Sheffield Manor Lodge

What's On

Bottle feeding lambs at Graves Park Animal Farm

Animal lover? Why not join Graves Park Animal Farm and give them a hand feeding all their newborn lambs with an adorable bottle feeding experience, running daily until 26 April.

Easter Egg Hunt at Longshaw

Visit the Longshaw Estate's Easter trail this year to explore the beautiful surroundings of the Peak District and have fun with a host of family activities, 23 March - 14 April 2024.

EGGcellent Easter at Magna

Magna Science Adventure Centre is a fantastic day out for all the family this Easter Holiday. In addition to their standard hands-on fun, there's also some extra special activities for Easter, 23 March - 14 April.

Easter Holidays at Wentworth Woodhouse

Join Wentworth Woodhouse for an egg-cellent nature-themed Easter trail throughout the Gardens with a prize for every little explorer who manages to complete the trail, 23 March - 14 April.

Bluey's Big Play at the Lyceum Theatre

Bluey’s Big Play is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy® award-winning children’s television series, with an original story by Bluey creator Joe Brumm, and new music by Bluey composer, Joff Bush, coming to Sheffield 27 - 30 March.

Easter Egg Hunt at Meadowhall Funstation

Find all coloured eggs and guess the Easter themed word to get a bag of chocolate treats at Meadowhall Funstation, 22 - 29 March.

Easter Buddies Trail at the Tropical Butterfly House

Get ready for some egg-stra special Easter fun throughout the school holidays at the Tropical Butterfly House, running 29 March through to the 14 April,

Graves Park Animal Farm Easter Egg Hunt

The Farm are set to host their annual Easter Egg Hunt 29 March - 1 April where there will be over 36,000 eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny to find over 4 days and an Easter Egg prize for every child!

The Blanket Fort Club - The Quest for Starry Night Flurry

An unforgettable 60 minute sensory immersive theatre adventure designed for all children comes to Burton Street Foundation on Monday 1 April.

All aboard! Easter weekend at the National Emergency Services Museum

Just for the Easter weekend 31 March and 1 April, the RNLI lifeboat 'the City of Sheffield' will be open for visitors to explore at the National Emergency Services Museum.

Easter Egg Trail at Whirlow Brook Park

Search for colourful egg signs dotted around the park. Solve the anagram to win a prize. Woodland trail suitable for buggies. Adventurous 'carrot' trail for older kids. Jessie's speedy face painting £1.

Easter Monday Duck Race at Endcliffe Park

The annual Friends of the Porter Valley Duck Race returns on Easter Monday 1 April, for another family fun event in Endcliffe Park. Come and watch the ducks as they are launched into the Porter Brook, and encourage them on their way as they swim downstream.

The Blanket Fort Club-The Quest for Starry Night Flurry

An unforgettable 60 minute sensory immersive theatre adventure designed for all children comes to Burton Street Foundation on Saturday 30 March.

‘Leap Into Spring’ Crafts and Trail at Sheffield Manor Lodge

Come along to Sheffield Manor Lodge for the first week of the Easter holidays as they take a leap into all things spring, 1 - 4 April.

Easter Egg Hunt on The Moor

Come down for an Easter Egg Hunt on The Moor! This free event will take place on the 3 - 4 April, between 11am and 2pm.

Woodland Ninjas - Guardians of Easter

Join Growtheatre for a family adventure in Ecclesall Woods on Thursday 4 April. Come and join the secret organisation that protects Spring from Yuki-onna, a very terrible wintery spirit and learn the ancient ways of the Ninja guardians.

‘Monster’ Crafts and Trail at Sheffield Manor Lodge

Enjoy Easter holiday activities at Sheffield Manor Lodge this spring, including children’s crafts and outdoor games, 8 -11 April.

Easter Lambing at Whirlow Farm

Experience the beauty of the natural world this spring! Whirlow Farm are opening their doors in the Easter Holidays to share a magical time with you on the farm, 9 - 10 April.

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Sheffield’s City Farms

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Things to do for Families

Planning activities to do with the kids? The beauty of spending time in Sheffield is that family attractions, food and drink, parks and playgrounds are all close to one another.

National Videogame Museum

The UK's national cultural centre for videogames, The National Videogame Museum is on a mission to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret videogames for everyone. With over 100 playable exhibits, it's also a lot of fun!

Builder's Brew Café

Imagine a café where you get to play with LEGO® while you enjoy a drink and a bite to eat…that’s Builder's Brew Café in Sheffield.

The Steel Cauldron

A wizard themed cafe, full of magic, fun and frolics for all the family. Activities, games, events and parties are all a constant, and it's often full of budding magicians so book yourself a place before you go!

The Treehouse Board Game Cafe

Sheffield's first board game cafe offers a friendly, welcoming place to eat, drink and play! With over 800 games you'll be spoilt for choice, but don't worry because their expert staff are on hand to make recommendations and help with the rules.

A close up of the  Look Up Portal Sticker that has been placed on paving slabs.

Look Up!

Look Up is turning the rooftops of some of Sheffield's most iconic buildings into a FREE, augmented reality art gallery.

Fans of Pokemon Go will love this! Simply download the app (available for IOS and Android) and head out to one of four locations in the city centre where you'll find a Look Up portal, Scan the QR code and then wait for the magic to happen.

What will you see? We don't want to ruin the surprise... 


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