Local family events this Easter

Lucy (9) and Tilly (4) Hunniford are ready for some egg-citing family fun this Easter.
Lucy (9) and Tilly (4) Hunniford are ready for some egg-citing family fun this Easter.

Northern Ireland is the place to be this Easter for some egg-citing family fun and Tourism Northern Ireland is encouraging people of all ages to get out and about to enjoy the packed programme of events taking place over the holiday.

TNI has put together a list of exciting events locally to try over the Easter holiday.

Co Antrim

Watertop Farm’s Monster Easter Egg Roll, Watertop Farm, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim, March 27-28. Watertop is a family run farm in the Glens of Antrim, with its annual Monster Easter Egg Roll taking place at 2:30pm on Easter Sunday and Monday. There is lots of fun to be had and prizes to be won, as well as a variety of activities taking place around the farm continuing into Easter week.

Naturally North Coast and Glens Easter Market, Marine Hotel, Ballycastle, March 28. Come along to this exciting Easter market where you can browse great quality produce and look for a special Easter egg. Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Market has been established for a number of years and gets bigger and better with each event.

Easter Monday Family Fun Day, Ballymoney, March 28. Enjoy a cracking day out at Drumaheglis Marina which will host a range of fun entertainment for all the family including a Punch and Judy show, an Easter Egg hunt, a live DJ and kids characters.

Co Derry-Londonderry

Eggciting Easter Entertainment, Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady, Co. Londonderry, March 26. A great way to spend a couple of enjoyable hours with the kids this Easter, Babcock & Bobbins will entertain and amuse all the family with their hilarious antics. The show features Giraffe Unicycles, Stilt Walking, Rola Bola and Fire Breathing.

Easter Egg Hunts at Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House, Castlerock, March 27-29. Come and join a fun Easter extravaganza which will include an Easter egg hunt around the beautiful surroundings of Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne.

Easter Crafts Drop In, Green Lane Museum, Limavady, March 28. Families are in for a treat as they can join experienced craft tutor Thelma Whitehead for an afternoon full of fun and creativity, giving children aged 6-plus a chance to discover new skills whilst creating exciting Easter crafts.