Gold Coast Guide to Easter Fun
Egg’cellent Easter Activities
Sip sip hooray, the Easter long weekend is almost here. It's been a long year already, and it's time to have some fun in the sun, sip some cocktails, eat seafood and share time with loved ones. Here's a guide to what's hot this Easter on the Gold Coast and beyond. Get some Vitamin sea and hop to where the fun is at to support our local legends.
📷: Miss Moneypenny’s
With a license to krill, Miss Moneypenny's has gone next level. If you are a SEAFOOD LOVER, make sure you don’t miss out on their LUXE SEAFOOD LUNCH on Easter Saturday. Grab your family and besties and enjoy their unlimited classy champagne, province rosé alongside deluxe seafood. Yes way, rosé!
📷: Krists Luhaers
With an all Australian music royalty line-up, this is where the fun is at over Easter. From Jimmy Barnes, Tash Sultana to The Cat Empire; check out the full line-up here and grab yo’ tickets here. With some days sold out already, you better get in fast. Seize the play!
📷: David Todd
Name a better way to spend Good Friday than immersed in fresh seafood, live music and cocktail specials. SEAFOOD MARKETTA will get your tastebuds hook, line and sinker.
From Italian seafood marinara to Mexican fish tacos… mussels, tempura prawns, seafood chowder & MORE!…
Come devour seafood from around the world. Did we mention tickets are only $5? What are you waiting for?
📷: Cloris Ying
In pizza we crust, and this Italian stallion has the delicious goods this Easter to suit all taste-buds. With a tantalising new menu, and open all Easter - what's not to love? Think Porcini Mushroom Risotto with Aged carnoroli rice, seasonal mushrooms to cauliflower & grana padano. Meet you there! Mmmmm!
The Easter Bunny is on his way to Surfers Paradise! Are you EGGCITED to meet him? There are heaps of local handmade gifts, lollies and treats. The market will be full of Easter vibes decorations and a lively atmosphere.
What an EGGCELLENT idea to bring your kids and spend Easter evening with The Easter Bunny. It’s FREE! Make sure you are going to walk by the Beachfront Markets on Easter day anytime between 4 pm to 9 pm! Hop to it!
📷: Alexander Popov
Wanna have some fun over the Easter holidays? Be ready for this because there will be no time to rest during the long weekend! Wicked Club Crawl is going to have 2 special party nights on Thursday 1st and Saturday 3rd April 2021. It includes VIP entry into the 4 most exclusive clubs in Surfers Paradise, with EGG'STREMELY fun staff and games!
Grab your wicked party pack now before it’s too late! There will be no rest for the WICKED this Easter!
The band is known as the ‘Queensland Vikings’ and they are sailing their way all across Australia. Gold Coast will be their first stop of the national tour.
If you are a Heavy Metal or Folk Metal lover, make sure you don’t miss out on VALHALORE’s live at Mo’s on Easter Saturday night 3rd April 2021.
📷: iso topon
Wondering what to eat for dessert after an Easter feast? Ottimo’s gelato is THE ANSWER. Ottimo means ‘excellent’ in Italian and they have some unusual and popular flavours you should definitely try including Salted Caramel and Nutella, Mandarin Custard with Pistachio and Almond Caramel and Passionfruit Sorbet. These flavours sound EGGCELLENT, aren’t they?
New café in town! Hudson & Rosies has just opened in March this year. If you like to chill and relax in a quiet spot, catching up with your friends, this is the place for you.
The café mainly offers wholesome food, healthy smoothies and organic coffee set in a relaxed vibe. Their menu is vegan and vegetarian friendly too. This Easter holidays will be a great opportunity to give it a go.
📷: Francine Waheep
GC PLACES TO SIP + SAVOUR THIS EASTER
Wondering where is open to sip on a chardonnay, throw back a cold one, pop a bottle of champagne, savour the flavour and feast like kings and queens?
Here are some local fave's open over Easter:
- Burleigh Brewing - Burleigh Heads
- Balter - Currumbin
- Burleigh Pavillion - Burleigh Heads
- Husk Distillery - North Tumbulgum, NSW
- Rick Shores - Burleigh Heads
- Justin Lane - Burleigh Heads
📷: George Cox
HOT CROSS BUNS + GOURMET TREATS
Nothing says Easter like steaming hot cross buns fresh out of the oven. We found some of the best bakeries and treats offered on the Gold Coast for you. You can thank us later!
- Bam Bam Bakehouse - Mermaid Beach
- Paddock Bakery - Burleigh Heads
- 5B2F Bakehouse - Southport
- Marie's Anita's - Mermaid Beach
- Main Beach Bakery - Main Beach
- Burleigh Baker - Burleigh Heads
There are so many ways to celebrate this Easter with your loved ones! Indulge in all things yummy - it's one of the only times of the year where eating chocolate for breakfast, lunch & dinner is socially acceptable.
Support local and stay healthy and stay safe! HOPPY EASTER everyone!
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