Easter is coming soon (Friday 25 March to Monday 28 March 2016)! There are so many Easter events you’ll be sure to find one near you. Note that some events are free, some require tickets and pre-booking.
CBD / DOCKLANDS
- Easter activities at Eureka Skydeck (Sat 26 Mar – Sun 10 Apr) – FREE Easter-themed bunny ear making and colour-in activities.
- Easter bunny hunt and visit at Harbourtown Docklands (Mon 21 Mar – Sun 27 Mar) – Easter bunny appearances and Easter bunny hunts.
- Good Friday Appeal Kids Day Out at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (Fri 25 Mar) – giant roller-skating rink, laser skirmish, sports clinics, the popular Teddy Bear Hospital, kids cooking classes, rides, music and dancing and more.
- CPR Challenge at Crown (Fri 25 Mar) – family fun activities, the setting of a world record (most people trained in paediatric CPR in 6hrs, celebrity meet’n’greets with all proceeds for Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital.
- Easter Hunt at the Royal Botanic Gardens (Sat 26 Mar) Join the Easter Hunt and receive some chocolate egg prizes! Sing Easter bunny songs, make yourself a pair of bunny ears, decorate Easter eggs and explore the veggie garden to find out what bunnies like to eat.
NORTH / NORTH-EAST
- Easter Eggstravaganza Little Bookroom (Sat 26 Mar) – Peter Rabbit launching new book, Easter egg hunt and more.
- Funfields Easter Egg Hunt (Sat 26 Mar) – Easter egg hunt, Easter bunny, character meet and greets.
SOUTH / SOUTH-EAST / BAYSIDE
- Green Olive at Red Hill (Fri 25 Mar) – Easter egg hunt.
- Boneo Maze (Fri 25 Mar – Sun 3 Apr) – kids yoga, nature craft, Easter egg hunt.
- Melbourne Easter Show Cranbourne (Fri 25 March – Sun 27 Mar) – rides, animal nursery and petting zoo, Easter egg hunt, showbag pavilion.
- The Big Goose Egg Scramble(Fri 25 Mar – Sun 28 Mar) – Easter egg hunt, egg and spoon race and more.
- Easter Bunny at South Melbourne Market (Sat 26 Mar, Sun 27 Mar) – The Easter Bunny will be hopping around the market, face painting, live music, Easter egg hunt.
- Caulfield Easter Cup Day (Sat 26 Mar) – Easter Egg Hunt, Kids activities at Caulfield Racecourse.
- St Kilda Cycles Easter Egg Hunt (Sat 26 Mar) – go hunting in store for discount offers, exclusive in-store specials – and yes, chocolates!
- Easter Fun Day at Rippon Lea (Sun 27 Mar) – Easter egg hunts, fun activities, outdoor games, picnics and house tours.
- Easter Fun Day at Mulberry Hill (Sun 27 Mar) – Easter egg hunts, fun activities, outdoor games, picnics and house tours.
- Mornington Railway Easter Bunny Train (Sun 27 Mar) – Join the Easter bunny on board as you ride the rails through to Mornington Station.
- Luna Park Easter Egg Hunt (Sun 27 Mar) – Easter Egg Hunt, petting zoo, rides, face-painting.
- Chirnside Park Country Club (Fri 25 Mar) – Family Fun Day with Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt, jumping castle, face painting, live entertainment, and more.
- Truffles Easter Trail at Hedgend Maze (Fri 25 Mar – Sun 27 Mar) – Special Easter Activities including make your own chocolate Easter Rabbit, make your own Pom-Pom bunny tail , colouring, puzzles and craft, wack the egg Mini Golf, non-chocolate Easter Egg Hunt, free Fairy Floss and meet Truffles the Easter Rabbit.
- Easter Family Fun with Free Egg Hunt at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie (Fri 25 Mar – Sun 27 Mar) – free chocolate tastings and Easter egg hunts.
- Giant Easter Egg Hunt Chirnside Park (Sat 26 Mar) – easter egg hunt, rides, face painting, sausage sizzle, music and other fun.
- Easter Egg Hunt at SkyHigh Mt Dandenong (Sun 27 Mar) – As part of the annual Children’s Festival, Easter Sunday is all about an easter egg hunt with the easter bunnyand farmyard zoo.
- Emerald Lake Park (Sun 27 Mar)– Come along to Emerald Lake Park to enjoy a free Easter treasure hunt on Easter Sunday between 10am and 2pm.
- Oakridge Wines (Sun 27 Mar) – Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday.
- Active Kids Easter Hunt (Thu 17 Mar) – FREE craft activities, story-time and an Easter hunt with a twist.
- Bacchus Marsh EasterFest (Fri 25 Mar) – Easter egg hunts, games and entertainment, rides, mascots, food and market stalls. Raising money for Bacchus Marsh and Melton Regional Hospital.
- Easter Fairy Park Anakie (Fri 25 Mar – Mon 28 Mar) – assorted entertainment, Easter bunny, face painting, magic shows included with admission.
- Bellarine Railway Easter Train (Fri 25 Mar – Mon 28 Mar) – musical entertainment, Easter egg cup activity, face painting, bring your own Easter Bonnet or Hat and of course there will an Easter egg hunt
- Giant Easter Egg Hunt at the Adventure Park Geelong (Sun 27 Mar) – Join Adventure Park Geelong for their Giant Easter Egg Hunt.
- Easter at Overnewton Castle (Wed 30 Mar, Wed 6 Apr) – school holiday high tea with Easter Egg hunt.
- Easter Egg hunt at Bellarine Estate (Sun 27 Mar) – FREE entertainment, live music, carnival rides for all ages and arts and craft activities.