It's almost time for our favourite weekend of the year! 4 days off, some quality time with family and friends, and above all - CHOCOLATE FOR BREAKFAST!
Staying home for the holiday? Not to worry! We've put together a list of what's happening locally this Easter long weekend so you can get amongst all the fun and eggcitement of Easter!
1. Australian Street Entertainment Championships
What: It's the 8th Annual Australian Street Entertainment Championships, where Australia's leading street performers will showcase their eclectic skills from acrobatics, dance, music, magic, comedy, extreme sports and more!
Where: Surfers Paradise Foreshore, Surfers Paradise
When: Fri April 14 2017 ‐ Mon April 17 2017, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
2. Blanc de Blanc - Bleach* Festival
What: Blanc de Blanc is arguably the stand-out attraction of this years Bleach* Festival. You can catch the finest cabaret and acrobatic talent from around the world in their final three shows this long weekend!
Where: Magic Mirror Spiegeltent - Victoria Park, Broadbeach
When: Wed March 29 2017 ‐ Sun April 16 2017, Various sessions
Price: $41 - $81
3. Easter Eggstravaganza
What: The Marine Village is transforming into a colourful wonderland of Easter-themed fun with kid-friendly entertainment including giant inflatables, bungy trampolines, pony rides, a baby animal farm, craft activities, face painting and more!
Where: The Marine Village - Masthead Way, Sanctuary Cove
When: Sun April 16 2017, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
4. Good Friday Easter Treasure Hunt at NightQuarter
What: The first 100 little bunnies through the NightQuarter gates can pick up a basket to fill with chocolatey goodness by going on a treasure hunt around the markets!
Where: NightQuarter - 1 Town Centre Drive, Helensvale
When: Fri April 14 2017, 4:00–6:00 pm but will remain open until 10 pm!
Price: FREE FOR KIDS until reached capacity & $3 entry for adults
5. Kids Easter Show
What: Children can join the hugely entertaining Laugh Out Loud Crew for a fantastic overload of interactive family fun, with non-stop party games, dancing, singing, skits, and puppets, plus there will be face painting from 4:30–6:30 pm.
Where: Southport Sharks - Corner of Musgrave and Olsen Avenues, Southport
When: Sun April 16 2017, 4:30–7:00 pm
6. Sea FM presents The Gold Coast's Biggest Easter Egg Hunt
What: Sea FM's Heather, Dan & Ben will be broadcasting from 6am before the Gold Coast's Biggest Easter Egg Hunt kicks off at 8am! You'll find heaps of chocolate eggs, PLUS 3 eggs will be GOLDEN and worth $500.
Where: Gold Coast Botanic Gardens - Ashmore Road, Benowa
When: Thu April 13 2017, 6:00-9:00 am