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Easter Fun in Canary Wharf, London: Family Activities and Events

Easter, a vibrant festival of new life and rebirth, is just around the corner, and this means tons of fun for the whole family over the bank holiday weekend.

If you’re a Vertus resident, you’re within easy reach of the array of family-friendly activities and events that are part and parcel of a Canary Wharf Easter. Discover what awaits you in Canary Wharf, London, on the weekend of 31st March 2024.

Easter Fun in Canary Wharf, London: Family Activities and Events

Celebrating Easter in Canary Wharf 


Canary Wharf is home to some of the best Easter activities in London. No matter what Easter means to you, you’re sure to find exciting ways to celebrate this springtime festival on the Wharf. Choose from a children’s workshop, a picnic, Good Friday and Easter Sunday church services, festive Sunday roasts, interactive displays, and much more. Take a closer look at what you can do in Canary Wharf this Easter. 


Easter Events and Activities in Canary Wharf 


A fantastic range of Easter events and activities is available in Canary Wharf, offering you opportunities to keep the kids entertained, explore a range of sports and leisure options, and indulge in a delicious picnic lunch.

Head to the Kid’s Colouring Workshop with Samme Snow for one of the not-to-be-missed Easter events in London this year. Give your child a chance to spark their imagination and let their creativity flow by learning new colouring techniques under the guidance of Samme Snow in a safe, supportive environment. 29-30 March, 10am-4pm daily.



Explore the wide range of sports activities suitable for all ages and skill levels at the estate’s leading sports and leisure centre. Make your way to the In2Sports Open Day, where you can join karate sessions with Kabuto Kai Karate Club, basketball workshops with the London Bulls, and football workshops. You can even experience the joy of playing pickleball at what’s undoubtedly one of the top Easter activities in London, right here in Canary Wharf. 29-30 March, 9am-3pm daily.




Indulge in a delicious picnic lunch for a Canary Wharf Easter afternoon. Picnic in the Wharf will see Jubilee Park and Harbour Quay Gardens transformed with picnic benches, deck chairs, and garden games for the whole family. Fill your picnic hamper by visiting the many on-the-go restaurants and supermarkets dotted around Canary Wharf – from Waitrose to TianTian – before enjoying waterside dining surrounded by greenery. Alternatively, enjoy a picturesque picnic with a difference aboard GoBoat on the docks. 29 March – 1 April.


Special Easter Sunday Celebrations in Canary Wharf


The unique one-day events taking place in Canary Wharf on Easter Sunday are great ways to celebrate this special occasion.

For Christians, Easter Sunday is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion and death on Good Friday. If you want to observe the religious aspect of the festival, make your way to St Peter’s Barge, London’s floating church, at West India Quay. The Easter Sunday service is suitable for all ages and includes baptisms. 31 March, 11am.



If you want a ‘feaster’ of an Easter, you’ll be spoiled for choice in Canary Wharf. A number of the estate’s restaurants have special dining options and Easter Sunday brunches and roasts planned for the occasion. Enjoy the Easter Saturday Bottomless Brunch at Pergola On The Wharf or Easter Sunday brunch at Mallow. Alternatively, find the perfect Sunday roast at a restaurant such as Hawksmoor Wood Wharf, Blacklock, Boisdale of Canary Wharf, Humble Grape, No35 Mackenzie Walk, or The Henry Addington.


Family Fun: Easter Activities in Canary Wharf



Look no further than Canary Wharf for some of the top family-friendly attractions and Easter activities in London. Newfoundland is the ideal residential choice for families with children as it has an exciting children’s play area and is in a superb location, adding to its already-large appeal.

Other than the Children’s Colouring Workshop with Samme Snow and the In2Sports Open Day we mentioned above, there is a variety of other attractions designed for children and families.

Follow the Paws on the Wharf trail and see if you can find the 25 larger-than-life guide dog sculptures decorated with vibrant designs by talented artists. 16 of the sculptures are in Canary Wharf and nine are located in the wider Tower Hamlets borough. Enjoy a perfect day out for the whole family and see if you can find all the guide dog sculptures on this exciting trail.

Stimulate your child’s creativity by following the Children’s Art Trail. Simply download the map and follow the trail through the estate, discovering 12 hand-picked artworks that will appeal to aspiring young artists and completing testing tasks along the way.


Canary Wharf Easter Opening Hours


With bank holidays on Good Friday (29 March) and Easter Monday (1 April), it’s important to take note of Canary Wharf’s Easter opening hours. The estate’s core opening hours on bank holidays are from 11am to 6pm. However, there are exceptions, so be sure to check the times of the events and activities you’re interested in attending, the shops you would like to visit, and the restaurants you would like to dine at for an ‘eggstraordinary’ Canary Wharf Easter.


Exploring Canary Wharf During Easter


With two bank holidays making an extra-long weekend, Easter is the perfect time to explore the wider Canary Wharf area as a Vertus resident. Discover the estate’s beautiful parks, picturesque waterfront, and public art displays as part of your Easter activities in London.



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