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Your Guide to Easter in Wollongong 2018

Have yourself a ‘hopping‘ good time this Easter with our guide to all the fun things happening in and around Wollongong.

Find out where to take the kids for Easter egg hunts, Easter crafts and activities, and where to find the Easter Bunny! Plus we have you covered with markets, fun things for the adults plus what’s on Easter Sunday.

Top Picks for Kids

Easter Family Fun Day
Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden
When: Saturday, 31 March 2018
Time: 10am – 1pm
Cost: Free

We are so excited to see the return of the Easter Family Fun Day in 2018. This is a free community event proudly presented by the Rotary Club of Wollongong and Wollongong Botanic Garden.

What’s On
  • 10am – 11am Easter Egg Hunt*
  • 10.30am – 12.30pm Symbio Mobile Wildlife Zoo
  • 11.30am Discovery Centre theatre show
  • Jazz tunes from local students of the Conservatorium of Music
  • Children’s fun entertainment & activities brought to you by the Garden’s Ranger party experts & Wollongong Botanic Garden’s Discovery Centre.
  • A BBQ by Rotary, refreshments and coffee will also be available for purchase on the day.*Note: During this time age groups will run in order from 10am, starting with 0-5 years, 6-8 years and 9-12 years. Children will hunt for a token in exchange for an easter egg.

TBH Annual Easter Show
Where: Towradgi Beach Hotel (carpark)
When: Saturday, 31 March 2018
Time: 10am – 5pm
Entry: Free Entry

There is no need to travel up to Sydney when we have our very own amazingly fun Easter Show right here in Wollongong!

What’s On
  • Carnival rides*
  • Show bags
  • Reptile show
  • Farmyard animals
  • Magicians
  • Free face-painting
  • Sideshow games + more!

*Wristbands are $25 per person per session. session times are 10am to 2pm and 1pm to 5pm.

Free Easter Activities for the Kids

Kids Easter Basket Decorating at Figtree Grove
When: Saturday, 31 March 2018
Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm.
More info.

Easter Central  at Wollongong Central
When: 26 to 31 March 2018
Activities include Easter colouring in, Easter Sand Sculpture Building, Sand Sculpture Workshops, Butterfly House Feeding Experience, Easter craft activities, chocolate fountain experience and a visit from the Easter Bunny (31 March 11am – 2pm).
More info.

Easter Fun Day at Dapto Mall
When: Saturday, 31 March 2018
Time: 11am – 2pm
Annual Easter Egg Hunt through-out the centre, create an Easter tote bag to collect yummy Easter eggs, face painting and the Easter Bunny will be roaming the centre. More info.

Easter Bunny Visits Warilla Grove Shopping Centre
Join in the Easter Fun at Warilla Grove Shopping Centre with a visit from the Easter Bunny on Thursday 29th March and Saturday 31st March between 10:30am to 2:30pm each day.

Easter Bunny’s Breakfast + Live Show at Warrawong Plaza
When: Saturday, 31 March 2018
Time: 8.30am – 9.30am
Join The Cadbury Easter Bunny for a special Easter Breakfast in the Warrawong Plaza Food Court. Breakfast which will include fruitless hot cross buns, a piece of fruit and a bottle of apple juice or water. Following the Breakfast there will be a live Cadbury Easter Bunny show at Centre Court commencing at 10am.Bookings are essential. $5 deposit per child, refundable upon attendance at the event. Tickets are on sale now at the Customer Service Desk.

Easter Fun at Stockland Shellharbour
When: Saturday 31 March 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Meet the roaming Easter Bunny and have fun with Easter craft activities.

What’s On Easter Sunday

Annual Burgh Easter Egg Hunt 
Where: Burgh Healthy Hub, 338 Cemetery Rd, Helensburgh
Time: from 8am
Cost: FREE
Whilst your searching for your eggs keep your eyes peeled for an appearance from a very cheeky rascally rabbit PLUS enjoy Hot Cross Buns, Coffee, BBQ Breakfast and of course CHOCOLATE!!! Everyone is invited so come have some fun at this FREE event.

Easter Sunday at Windjammers
Where: 2-14 Cliff Rd, Wollongong
Time: 12.30-2.30pm
Easter Sunday lunch at Windjammers includes:
– Deluxe BBQ & seafood buffet
– EGG-stravagant chocolate themed dessert buffet
– 3 hour beverage package
– Live entertainment
– Kid’s face painting
Bookings Essential – more info.

Easter Egg Hunt + Meet the Easter Bunny
Where: Headlands Austinmer Beach Hotel
When: Sat, 31 March + Sun 1 April
Time: 11am

Giant Easter Egg Hunt
Where: Jamberoo Action Park
When: Sunday, 1 April
Time: 9.30am (don’t be late!)
Hunt for 1000’s of yummy chocolate Easter Eggs at the GIANT Easter Egg Hunt at Jamberoo Action Park. It is FREE to participate, must be either a paying guest or a Season Pass Holder. Easter Egg hunt starts at 9.30am SHARP. ONLY for children aged between 4-12 years. More info.

Easter Sunday Eggstravaganza
Where: Red Dog on the Green, Figtree
Time: from 12noon
Easter Egg Hunt, have some fun on the Slip n Slide, Run n Splash Water Slide, fun with Dragonfly Parties plus kids crafts, games & face painting activities throughout the day.

Easter Egg Hunt & Live Music
Where: Mountain Ridge Wines Cellar Doors & Restaurant, Berry
Easter Egg hunt: 9:30am (regular breakfast menu will be available) and the second hunt of the day will be on at 12:30pm (set menu and kids menu available only). Kate Young will also be playing from 12pm till 3pm. Booking are essential: (02) 4448 5825. Visit Mountain Ridge Wines for more information.

Easter Family Race Day
Where: Shoalhaven City Turf Club
Time: 11am – 5.30pm
Visit Shoalhaven City Turf Club

Dragons v Knights
Where: WIN Stadium
When: 1 April 2018
Time: 4.00pm

Easter Markets

Kiama Farmers’ Market – Easter Market & Kids Spud Hunt
When: Wednesday, 28 March 2018
Where: Surf Beach, Kiama
Time: 3pm – 6pm

Eat Street Market by Foragers
When: Thursday, 29 March 2018
Where: Crown St Mall
Time: 5 – 9pm

Good Friday Market, Kiama Makers & Growers
When: Friday, 30 March 2018
Where: Black Beach, Kiama
Time: 9am – 2pm

Warrawong Markets
When: Saturday, 31 March 2018
Where: Northcliff Dr, Warrwong
Time: 7am – 1pm

The Farm’s Market
When: Sunday, 1 April 2018
Where: Killalea State Park, Shellharbour
Time: 10am – 3pm

Dapto Showground Markets
When: Sunday, 1 April 2018
Where: Dapto Showgrounds
Time: 7am – 1pm

Foragers Market
When: Every Sunday
Where: Bulli Showgrounds
Time: 9am – 2pm

Something for the Adults

Original Sin INXS Show
Where: Towradgi Beach Hotel & Waves
When: Thursday 29th March 2018
Time: 8.30pm
Cost: Free

Marty Bright + Support
Where: Wollongong Comedy
When: Saturday, 31 March 2018
Time: 8pm – 11pm
Tickets $15 online | $20 at the door

John Waite
Where: Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul
When: Saturday, 31 March 2018
Time: 8pm
Tickets on sale now

Easter Sunday Session
Where: PEPE’S on the beach, Wollongong
When: Sunday, 1 April 2018
Time: 2pm – midnight
Entry: Free
DJ’s on the Deck from 3pm
Feat. DJ KEYES & DJ Ace
VIP Cabana Bookings & Bottle Service Packages
Dance Floor
Dessert Cocktails

The Villains – CD Launch
Where: Towradgi Beach Hotel
When: Sunday 1st April at 7.30pm
Cost: $13.94