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Fun Things to do on Easter Weekend in Adelaide

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Published March 18th 2016
Lots of Fun Events for the Easter Weekend
Easter Friday


Who doesn't like Lego! Brick-a-laide is Adelaide's newest and most exciting Lego Fan Event and is on Friday 25 - Saturday 26 March 2016 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

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Photo Courtesy of Brick-a-laide Website

There are heaps of exhibits for you to view and then head to the games area where you can access traders and buy your favourite bricks and accessories or relax at the Brick Cafe.

brick-a-laide, adelaide, lego, fun, games
Lego Photo Courtesy of Arto Alanenpää, Wikimedia Commons

General admission 16 years old and over $11, 2 - 15 years $6 and children under 2 are free (plus $4.95 booking fee). Go to the website for more information and to book your tickets.

Easter Saturday

Easter Family Fun Day

On Saturday, come along to the Easter Family Fun Day, held at the Angus Neill Reserve, The Esplanade, Seacliff from 12 pm to 4 pm. There is lots of fun to be had with a petting zoo, Easter egg relay, Easter egg hunt, face painting and a colouring competition.

Easter Family Fun Day, easter, family, fun, easter eggs, petting zoo, animals, face painting
Poster Courtesy of Perfect Petting Parties Facebook Page

Cost is $15 per child or you can pay for activities as you go. Adults are a gold coin donation at the gate. Bookings are required for the egg race, please call Stacey or Sam on 0498 218 694 to book.

Easter Family Fun Day, easter, family, fun, easter eggs, petting zoo, animals, face painting
Photo Courtesy of Facebook Event

Bunnings Easter Craft Workshops

Alternatively, why not head to Bunnings Warehouse at Mile End (108 Railway Terrace, Mile End) and let the kids have some fun. There will be games, activities and an Easter Egg hunt. Easter craft workshops first session is 10 am to 11 am and second session 1 pm to 2 pm. Free face painting is from 11 am to 1 pm. Bookings are essential on 8405 0700.

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Easter Eggs, Photo Courtesy of Easter Egg Hunt, Wikimedia Commons

Easter Sunday

Veteran and Vintage Motorcycle Show Static Display

For something different, take the kids along to the Veteran and Vintage Motorcycle Show Static Display to be held at Moseley Square, Glenelg from 10 am to 2 pm.

veteran and vintage motorcycle show, glenelg, moseley square
Photo Courtesy of Veteran and Vintage Motor Cycle Club Website

Members of the Veteran and Vintage Motorcycle Club of SA will be showing their motorcycles which are of different nationalities, sizes, age, condition and combinations ranging from 1910 through to the mid 1960's. Entry is FREE.

veteran and vintage motorcycle show, glenelg, moseley square
Photo Courtesy of Veteran and Vintage Motor Cycle Club Website

Afternoon Delights at Shottesbrooke

If you are not into motorbikes, Afternoon Delights at Shottesbrooke gives you to opportunity to kick back with great food, wine and music. The thought of spending the afternoon in the garden, sipping wine and listen to live music sounds delightful. Located at Shottesbrooke Wines, Bagshaws Road, McLaren Flat from 11 am to 5 pm, tickets are $15 adults and include a take home Spiegelau wine glass; children 2 years are $5 and will be provided with an activity pack.

Afternoon Delights, Shottesbrooke Wines, wine, food, music
Photo Courtesy of Shottesbrooke Wines Website

Easter Monday

Adelaide International Kite Festival

Today, why not have some fun in the sun and visit the Adelaide International Kite Festival being held at Semaphore Beach. The sky will fill with colour, twist and twirls as kites of all shapes and sizes take to the skies. With flyers coming from New Zealand, USA and interstate along with our own home grown South Australian flyers, this is sure to be lots of fun.

Adelaide International Kite Festival
Photo Courtesy of Adelaide International Kite Festival Facebook Page

There will be stalls and activities and the event runs Saturday to Monday 11 am to 5 pm each day. Entry is FREE.

As you can see, there is lots to do over the long weekend, so pick your activity and have some fun!
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Why? Fun things to do all Easter Weekend
When: Friday 25 March to Monday 28 March 2016
Where: Around Adelaide
Cost: Varies - some free events, some require payment
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