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10 Stupendous South Australian Activities for Easter 2018

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by Annette Vandersluis (subscribe)
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Published March 20th 2018
Eenie, meanie, minie, mo - which activity will you choose?
No matter where you are in South Australia this Easter, there is absolutely no reason for you to get bored with a wealth of events happening across a variety of locations.

Stay in close to Adelaide or head to the hills, Clare Valley or even the Yorke Peninsula. There is so much to choose from, there are absolutely no excuses.

ADELAIDE

Kidz Gigantic Day Out

Don't miss out on all things Lego with this year's event theme being Play, Learn, Build and Discover. Located at the Adelaide Convention Centre, this event will be held on Friday 30 and Saturday 31 March 2018, from 10 am to 5 pm.

Sensory friendly sessions are available both days from 9 am to 10 am. Tickets are available at the door, however get them online to avoid disappointment.

Cost is $10.30 children (2 15 years), $15.41 general admission (16 years and over) or $41.98 family pass (2 x general admission, 2 x children). Children under 2 are free.

Kidz Gigantic Day Out, Easter at Rundle Mall, Blenheim Music and Camping Festival, Melba's Easter Weekend, Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018, Hahndorf Easter Pop Market, Easter Sunday Family Fun Day  Glen Ewin Estate, Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day, Good Friday After Five  Aldinga, Broughton Seaside Markets, easter, bunny, chocolate, fun, kids
Photo: Kidz Gigantic Day Out


Easter at Rundle Mall

Head into Rundle Mall for a lots of fun and Easter activities. The Easter Bunny will be there, and the shops will be open Saturday 30 March to Monday 2 April 2018.

Why not head to Kidz Gigantic Day Out to use up all that chocolate energy and then to the mall to refuel with chocolate!

Kidz Gigantic Day Out, Easter at Rundle Mall, Blenheim Music and Camping Festival, Melba's Easter Weekend, Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018, Hahndorf Easter Pop Market, Easter Sunday Family Fun Day  Glen Ewin Estate, Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day, Good Friday After Five  Aldinga, Broughton Seaside Markets, easter, bunny, chocolate, fun, kids
Photo: Rundle Mall SA


CLARE VALLEY

Blenheim Music and Camping Festival

The annual festival will be held from Thursday 29 March to Friday 30 March 2018 and will be two days of music, fun and camping. Star acts are The Black Seeds, Mojo, Juju, Timberwolf and Bootleg Rascal and many, many more.

Camping space is available and there will be food, drink and lots of fun.

Cost is $110.09 to $171.14 with children under 12 free.

Kidz Gigantic Day Out, Easter at Rundle Mall, Blenheim Music and Camping Festival, Melba's Easter Weekend, Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018, Hahndorf Easter Pop Market, Easter Sunday Family Fun Day  Glen Ewin Estate, Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day, Good Friday After Five  Aldinga, Broughton Seaside Markets, easter, bunny, chocolate, fun, kids
Photo: BlenheimFest


ADELAIDE HILLS

Melba's Easter Weekend

Melba's Chocolate and Confectionery Factory is open every day of the Easter weekend from 9 am to 4.30 pm with fun, chocolate carving, competitions, food and did I mention chocolate?

Entry is free. Come and see what goodies you can find.

Kidz Gigantic Day Out, Easter at Rundle Mall, Blenheim Music and Camping Festival, Melba's Easter Weekend, Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018, Hahndorf Easter Pop Market, Easter Sunday Family Fun Day  Glen Ewin Estate, Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day, Good Friday After Five  Aldinga, Broughton Seaside Markets, easter, bunny, chocolate, fun, kids
Photo: Melba's Chocolate and Confectionery


Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018

The fabulous and famous Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair is back with a whole lot of fun. Open all weekend from 9 am to 4 pm, there will be 100 stalls inside and outside the Meadows Memorial Hall with craft, collectables, produce, plants, bulbs and so very much more.

Bring the kids along and enjoy the native animal nursery, face painting and jumping castle.

Entry is free and parking is available.

Kidz Gigantic Day Out, Easter at Rundle Mall, Blenheim Music and Camping Festival, Melba's Easter Weekend, Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018, Hahndorf Easter Pop Market, Easter Sunday Family Fun Day  Glen Ewin Estate, Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day, Good Friday After Five  Aldinga, Broughton Seaside Markets, easter, bunny, chocolate, fun, kids
Photo: Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair


Hahndorf Easter Pop Market


Who said if you've seen one market, you've seen them all?

Markets are like people, they are all blissfully different and have their own personality.

The very popular Hahndorf Pop Market is open for a special Easter market on Sunday 1 April 2018, from 11 am to 4 pm. All your favourite POP Market stalls will be there will all your favourite goodies.

Entry is free.


Kidz Gigantic Day Out, Easter at Rundle Mall, Blenheim Music and Camping Festival, Melba's Easter Weekend, Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018, Hahndorf Easter Pop Market, Easter Sunday Family Fun Day  Glen Ewin Estate, Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day, Good Friday After Five  Aldinga, Broughton Seaside Markets, easter, bunny, chocolate, fun, kids
Photo: POP Market


Easter Sunday Family Fun Day Glen Ewin Estate

It's just not Adelaide or Easter without some afternoon time at a winery. Glen Ewin Estate will be open on Sunday 1 April 2018 from 10 am to 4 pm with Easter cocktails, food stalls, wine bar and live music.

Bring the kids along for the jumping castle, face painting, giant bubble blowing and egg and spoon races. Be there by 10.30 am, and join in the Easter Egg Hunt.

Come along and spend a relaxing afternoon at Glen Ewin.

Entry is free.

Kidz Gigantic Day Out, Easter at Rundle Mall, Blenheim Music and Camping Festival, Melba's Easter Weekend, Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018, Hahndorf Easter Pop Market, Easter Sunday Family Fun Day  Glen Ewin Estate, Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day, Good Friday After Five  Aldinga, Broughton Seaside Markets, easter, bunny, chocolate, fun, kids
Photo: Glen Ewin


Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day

Spend Easter Monday 2 April 2018 at Humbug Scrub Wildlife Sanctuary and see native animals roaming free in the natural habitat.

Opening at 10 am, you can spend the day in this beautiful tranquil setting. Bring a barbecue lunch and browse the stalls in the small market area.

Entry by gold coin donation.

Kidz Gigantic Day Out, Easter at Rundle Mall, Blenheim Music and Camping Festival, Melba's Easter Weekend, Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018, Hahndorf Easter Pop Market, Easter Sunday Family Fun Day  Glen Ewin Estate, Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day, Good Friday After Five  Aldinga, Broughton Seaside Markets, easter, bunny, chocolate, fun, kids
Photo: Humbug Scrub Wildlife Sanctuary


SOUTHERN SUBURBS

Good Friday After Five Aldinga

Friday afternoon is all about kicking off your shoes, getting comfortable and relaxed with a glass of your favourite. This doesn't change just because it's Good Friday.

Good Friday After Five will be open at Old Coach Road, Aldinga on Friday 30 March 2018 to tempt your taste buds with great food, drinks, entertainment and market stalls.

Entry is free.

Kidz Gigantic Day Out, Easter at Rundle Mall, Blenheim Music and Camping Festival, Melba's Easter Weekend, Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018, Hahndorf Easter Pop Market, Easter Sunday Family Fun Day  Glen Ewin Estate, Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day, Good Friday After Five  Aldinga, Broughton Seaside Markets, easter, bunny, chocolate, fun, kids
Photo: Fridays After Five


YORKE PENINSULA

Broughton Seaside Markets

Head out for a drive and visit the Broughton Seaside Markets on Saturday 31 March 2018. With over 40 stalls there will be plenty to see and buy. Food, drinks, handcrafts and face painting will be available. Come for the day and stay for the evening to take advantage of the free outdoor cinema, showing the movie HOP.

Don't give away the secret, but I hear the Easter Bunny will be bringing gifts for the little ones.

Entry is free.

Kidz Gigantic Day Out, Easter at Rundle Mall, Blenheim Music and Camping Festival, Melba's Easter Weekend, Meadows 4 Day Easter Fair 2018, Hahndorf Easter Pop Market, Easter Sunday Family Fun Day  Glen Ewin Estate, Humbug Scrub Family Fun Day, Good Friday After Five  Aldinga, Broughton Seaside Markets, easter, bunny, chocolate, fun, kids
Photo: Broughton Seaside Markets


There is something for everyone, all over the Easter weekend, so come along and have some fun!
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When: Easter Weekend 2018
Where: South Australia
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