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Top 5 Easter Events in Melbourne 2012

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by Vanessa (subscribe)
WeekendNotes Chief Editor / Chief Writer / PR & Communications.
Published March 22nd 2012
Free Easter Celebrations @ Harbour Town

Harbour Town, Docklands will be the site of Easter celebrations from Saturday, 31st March until Sunday 15th April 2012. There will be Easter egg hunts, roving entertainers, an animal farm and live music performances - plus best of all - all this family friendly entertainment is free.

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Free Mad Hatter's Tea Party @ Queen Victoria Market

Image by Sander van der Wel (Wikimedia Commons)
This free event is designed for children of all ages and will take place at the L Shed on Tuesday the 3rd and Thursday the 5th April, 2012. There will be three sessions on both of these days; 10.10am, 11.10am and 12.10pm. Each session will run for 35 minutes.

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Mad Hatter's Tea Party @ Southgate

The Mad Hatter's Tea Party will be held on the Southgate Promenade from Saturday 7th to Monday 9th April, 2012. All the memorable Lewis Carroll characters will be in attendance - The White Rabbit, The Cheshire Cat, The Queen of Hearts, The Hatter and of course, Alice.

There will also be a range of roving entertainers around the Southgate Promenade, including musicians, acrobats and magicians.

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Bendigo Easter Festival 2012

The Bendigo Easter Festival, held on Easter weekend, will feature a wide range of unique multicultural family entertainment over the three day event.

Good Friday festivities will include the Very Perry Show, a Katy Perry Tribute Show and children's entertainment duo Shimmy Shakers and The Gondos.

Easter Saturday events will be combined with the 2012 Chinese Spring Festival and the unique annual Awakening of the Dragon event.

The festival will be capped off on Easter Sunday with the annual Gala Parade.

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Easter School Holidays at Luna Park

Luna Park will be open everyday during the Easter school holidays.

The iconic family amusement park will be hosting the 2nd annual Great Luna Park Easter Egg Hunt, plus there will be thousands of free chocolate eggs and hot cross buns for visitors.

The Easter bunny will also be attending the festivities - ready for a photo op!

And just in time for the Easter break - the Round Up Thrill Ride will be back in action.

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Other Easter Event Highlights

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The Melbourne WeekendNotes team have also been hard at work to bring you some of the other Easter holiday events occurring in and around Melbourne. Click on the respective links for further details.

Mornington Peninsula Easter Egg Hunt 2012.

Enchanted Easter Egg Hunt 2012.

Hickinbotham Easter Family Fun Day.

Easter Fun Day @ Ripponlea .

Rather have a picnic - see some of the recommended Easter picnic options here.

Not heading out - view some of our alternative Easter viewing choices.

Or you could dress up as the Easter bunny and hand out your own home made chocolate goodies.

Happy Easter!
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