Best Easter Activities for Kids in Melbourne 2021

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Rain, hail or shine, Melbourne is always packed with egg-cellent activities for kids over the Easter period, and there’s always bucket loads of fun involved. Whether kids are after the rush of carnival rides, or want to hunt for eggs with the rest of Melbourne’s chocoholics, this city has it all.

Here are some exciting events for kids over the Easter long weekend.

1. Easter Fun at Miller's

Six of the best Easter activities for kids in Melbourne
Don't miss out on all the Easter fun at Miller's in Knox this Easter long weekend!

This fun-filled event offers an ultra-fun mix of things to do—from Easter storytelling with fairies, a Mad Hatter’s magic show, live music and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
Children (and their grown-ups!) are invited to wear their favourite Easter costumes, bonnets, bunny ears or other festive attire just for fun. All sessions will be held outdoors at Miller's Homestead, and delicious food including hot dogs, Easter treats, fairy floss and ice cream are on offer; with the $10 ticketing fee fully redeemable at the food van for treats to the same value. Each spot can host 2 adults and 3 children—so arrive early with your picnic blanket in tow! 

Where:    Miller’s Homestead, 30 Dorrigo Drive, Boronia. Entry via the gate on the corner of Dorrigo Drive and Melrose Court.
When:     Saturday 3 April 2021
Cost:       $10 per family (up to 5 patrons), the ticketing fee is fully redeemable at the event's food and beverage vendors

2. Easter High Tea at Stamford Plaza Melbourne

Park Hyatt High Tea
Drool! This Easter high tea is the perfect treat for kids and adults alike.

The perfect Easter treat for the young and the young at heart! This Easter-themed high tea at Stamford Plaza offers an afternoon of delectable scones, Easter-themed desserts, bite-sized sandwiches and a glass of champagne while the little ones enjoy free-flowing mini ice creams (on 4th April only).

Children will also enjoy the Hip Hop Egg Hunt at the hotel's private Trilogy garden, exclusive to Easter High Tea guests on Sunday 4th April 2021.

Where:    Radii Restaurant, Park Hyatt Melbourne, 1 Parliament Place, Melbourne
When:     Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th April 2021
Cost:       $89 per person – includes 1 glass of Champagne on arrival and free-flowing local sparkling wine, $49 per child (4-12yrs) - includes non-alcoholic beverages, $25 per child (3yrs and under) - includes non-alcoholic beverages

3. Maldon Easter Fair

Maldon Easter Fair
This family-friendly event is a true highlight in the calendar!

Offering all the fun of the (Easter) fair, this much-loved event in Maldon is one of the oldest in Australia. Over the weekend there's a torchlight procession, dancing in the streets, a billy cart race, a scone bake competition, a quilt show and a whole lot more! There's also an Easter Parade on Easter Monday, plus all sorts of fun to follow.

Where:    Main and High Streets, Maldon 3463
When:     Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th April 2021
Cost:       FREE

4. Eggs-plore Bendigo

Eggs-plore Bendigo
This four-day program of events has something for everyone this year!

Eggs-plore Bendigo will take place between April 2nd to April 5th with a number of activities planned around the CBD area.  Family activities and attractions include Farmer Darryl's petting zoo, carnival rides, the Rotary Art Show, traditional Chinese performances and events at the Discovery Science and Technology Centre.

Workshops for kids, a scavenger hunt, hand-made artisan experiences at Central Deborah Gold Mine, the Easter Book Fair, a Bendigo Woodturners exhibition, music and a movie in the park are also on the agenda.

Where:    Various locations throughout Bendigo
When:     Friday 2nd to Monday 5th April 2021
Cost:       Most events are free however some incur a cost

5. Good Friday Appeal Kids Day Out 

Good Friday Appeal
The annual Kids Day Out offers fun for the whole family.

Supported by the City of Melbourne, the annual Kids Day Out is a day of amusements and activities for the whole family, to raise funds for The Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Check out the full roster of events here—spoiler; it includes a Teddy Bear hospital, treasure hunt, raffle and more!

Where:    Various around Melbourne
When:     Friday 2nd April
Cost:       Various

More Easter Delights Here

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Shweta Kale

Mar 05 2019

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