Easter is just a hop and a skip away and to ensure that we don't put all our eggs into one basket, there are some egg-cellent Easter events hopp-ening in and around the Sunshine Coast. I just know that every-bunny is dye-ing to scramble out for a great weekend of bunnies, Easter eggs and good wholesome family fun. The Easter Bunny has dangled six local carrots to what is hoppening and when -
🐰 1. Buderim Easter Fair - FREE Entry
Thursday 1 April, 10.00am to 2.00pm | Saturday 3 April 8.00am to 3.00pm Buderim Craft Cottage, Buderim Library, War Memorial Hall and grounds Cnr Main and Church Streets, Buderim
Two days of Buderim Easter Fair, with FREE entry - Image: Buderim War Memorial Community Association FB
Hosted by Buderim Craft Cottage, Buderim Lions and Buderim Library the Buderim Annual Easter Fair is back, with fabulously unusual gift ideas, hand-crafted home decor and fashion, books, plants and culinary treats.
Kick off your Easter weekend festivities on Good Friday at NightQuarter! Look out for the Easter Bunny who will be hopping around, hopp-ing for some photo opportunities with you. Chocolate desserts galore, live music and fun for all ages. Make sure you grab a pass to Wonder Amusements to ride the dodgem cars and teacup ride … all night long!
NightQuarter are promising an action-packed Easter Saturday night, full of fun entertainment for the whole family. The massive NightQuarter Live stage will be hosting a two hour Easter Eggstravaganza, plus there will be a fabulous Easter egg hunt throughout NightQuarter plus … delectably, delicious chocolate-themed desserts and cocktails. So, what egg-citing magic can families look forward to -
Easter Egg Treasure Hunt throughout NightQuarter to find Easter eggs. Can you hop and twitch your nose like a bunny or chirp like a chick? - all the qualifications the littlies need to collect chocolate eggs. $5 per person for game card, bag and Easter eggs.
Easter kids dance party with games and prizes. The Easter Bunny loves to dance and is inviting all little bunnies to join in on the Easter dance party.
Easter cocktails for mum and dad
Easter-themed desserts from NightQuarter stallholders
Photo opportunities with the roving Easter bunny
Families are invited to a fun-filled morning of everything Easter! Image: Ray White Mountain Creek FB
🐰 4. The Great Mountain Creek Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday 28 March, 9.00am to 11.00am
Glenfields Community Park, Mountain Creek
Proudly hosted by Ray White Mountain Creek, families are invited to a fun-filled morning of everything Easter! Kids can get involved with the jumping castle, the face painting, egg and spoon races, bunny hop race and of course, most importantly, the Easter Egg Hunt. Ray White Mountain Creek will be raffling a Ray White bike, a beach BBQ, a family pass to the NRL Sharks vs Cowboys game at Sunshine Coast Stadium, a basket full of Easter eggs plus heaps more.
I love events where the actual event raises money for charities and in this case, the very worthy Sunshine Coast charity, SunnyKids will be benefiting from the community Easter event.
Registration to the Great Mountain Creek Easter Egg Hunt is essential - please register online here.
A donation payable in cash or EFTPOS on the day:
$5 per child or
$10 per family of two or more and includes the Easter egg hunt, a hunting bag, face painting and the jumping castle.
Pack a picnic blanket for a fun morning out with the family.
Hop along to Surfair Beach Hotel for FREE family Easter fun! Image: Surfair Beach Hotel FB
🐰 5. Easter Sunday Family Fun Day
Sunday 4 April, 11.00am to 4.00pm
Surfair Beach Hotel, 923 David Low Way, Marcoola
A FREE Easter Sunday Family Fun Day is hopp-ening at the Surfair Beach Hotel with a jumping castle, kids' lawn games, giant egg hunt and a special visit from the Easter Bunny! For mum and dad, live music with Cory Carlyon, who will be playing from 1.00pm in the Garden Bar & Bistro.
Mary Valley Rattler has 4 Hop on Board Easter trains - Image: Mary Valley Rattler FB
The Steam Man will join the kids on an Easter Egg Hunt at Amamoor, a quaintly historic town, where Mary Valley Rattler train passengers can watch on in fascination at the process of turning the train on the heritage turntable.
Make sure you arrive early (at least 45 minutes prior to departure) to meet the train drivers, before your family hops on board to discover the spectacularly scenic journey through the Mary Valley.
Hippety-hoppity, we may all need to eggs-ercise all this delightful Easter chocolate off, but the Easter Bunny sure has outdone himself with his egg-citing line-up of fabulously delicious, decadent family fun on the Sunshine Coast and surrounds! Ready your Easter baskets, ready your Easter buckets, there is definitely something for every-bunny in 2021!