If you were thinking about heading away at the last minute for a camping trip over the long weekend, you may want to think again…
According to the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions the majority of State-run facilities are booked out. Missing out on camping over Easter isn’t the end of the world when there’s heaps of wonderful family friendly events planned all over Perth to keep you well and truly entertained.
Become an Egg-Spert at Perth Zoo
The kids will have a ball following the interactive trail to match the eggs with their parents and let them get creative in the Wild Zone, using egg cartons and help make papier-mâché eggs to hide Easter treats in for the animals. You might even have the opportunity to get up-close and meet one of Perth Zoo’s resident egg-laying reptiles.
Perth Zoo has arranged fantastic activities for kids of all ages, not just during the Easter long weekend but to enjoy all throughout the school holidays.
Check out Perth Zoo’s website to view the timetable of what’s happening and when.
Let loose at Adventure World
There’s less than two weeks to go before the AW season ends! Although Autumn has well and truly settled in this week, the temperature forecasts from Sunday are looking up with a max of 23°C anticipated for Monday. Still a little chilly for waterslides? Don’t forget there’s plenty of heart-stopping rides to enjoy where you don’t have to worry about getting wet.
The kids will have a chance to win prizes when they join in on the Easter Egg Hunt on Good Friday. There will be a visits from Dragon’s Kingdom’s own Yarli, Yarlotte and Flossy too.
Adventure World is open all Easter weekend including Good Friday.
Rotary Duck Race and Family Fun Day
Two world class Duck Races will be held with the chance to win some amazing prizes on Easter Saturday 20 April 2019.
This annual community event is hosted by the combined Rotary Clubs of Mandurah. The no entry fee event is held on the Eastern Foreshore of Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah. Throughout the day enjoy live local entertainment, bands and dancers on the main stage and of course the Duck Races!
Money raised throughout the day will be used to support local Surf Lifesaving and Family and People in Mandurah Who are Doing it Tough.
Find out more and about how you can participate in the races here.
Picnic time for Teddy Bears!
Head to Kingsway Dinosaur Playground in Madeley on Easter Saturday for a Teddy Bears Picnic between 5.00pm and 9.00pm.
There will be activities for all ages, delicious food trucks, entertainment, games and stilt walkers.
Make sure the kids bring along their best dressed teddies for a chance to win one of many spot prizes for best teddy bear picnic setup throughout the night.
The 2019 Fremantle International Street Arts Festival is here!
Did you know the Fremantle International Street Arts Festival started as a celebration of Fremantle’s local busking culture in 1999 and has grown into a showcase of the world’s best street theatre?
Over the Easter long weekend, the streets of Fremantle will be transformed into an open-air theatre of the amazing, weird and wacky, while Fremantle’s famous alfresco dining steps up a notch, with pop-up bars and eateries extending into the streets.
And there’s Easter Egg Hunts Galore!
- Easter Egg Hunt at Yagan Square
On Saturday, bring the kids into the city for a special Easter egg hunt. Find one of the little yellow chicks hiding in the Amphitheatre and in the playground at Yagan Square and then collect your free treat from Sue Lewis Chocolatier in the Market Hall.
- Golden Egg Hunt throughout Cathedral Square
Start at the City of Perth library to pick up your Golden Egg Hunt brochure and then head off to find all the golden eggs located throughout Cathedral Square to win prizes!
The Golden Egg Hunt will be running until 30 April 2019 so if your weekend ends up jammed packed with activities, there’s still time.
- Easter Egg Hunt at the Island
This Good Friday bring the kids to the Elizabeth Quay pirate playground to search for treasure… chocolate treasure! The kids can meet the Easter Bunny, enter an Easter colouring in competition AND eat whatever chocolate they can find! For the grown ups, the pizza oven will be fired up so you can relax, enjoy the view and stay for lunch.