Best Easter events on the Gold Coast 2014

THE EASTER Bunny will be hopping into town soon and bringing a glorious four day long weekend with him.

Wondering what to get up to when you’re not busy hunting for chocolate eggs?

We’ve put together a list of the best events happening on the Gold Coast this Easter.


Browse our picks and get hopping down that bunny trail.

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Jupiters Easter Family Fun Day
Gold Coast Turf Club
April 19th, 10am to 4pm
Enjoy a fun day by the track with the whole family at a special Easter Raceday. Alongside some great horse racing action, the Gold Coast Turf club will be putting on a stack of activities for the kids like a Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Bonnet Competition, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Jumping Castle and more. Entry is $15 for adults, free for kids. For more information, visit[/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Australian Street Entertainment Championships
Surfers Paradise
April 18th – 21st, 12pm -10pm
Some of the world’s best street artists will light up the Surfers Paradise precinct for the Australian Street Entertainment Championships across the Easter Long weekend.  Jugglers, fire-breathers, acrobats, artists, magicians,musicians and more will be performing throughout the glitter strip  in the hope of being crowned Australia’s Street Entertainment Champion. For more information, visit[/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Easter Bunny Visit
Broadwater Parklands
April 20th, 10am – 2pm
Come down to the park, bring a picnic, enjoy the playground and perhaps you might find the Easter bunny and get some yummy Easter eggs. For more information, visit[/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Let’s Celebrate Foodie Feast
Capri on Via Roma
April 16th – 21st
Capri on Via Roma will be having a foodie feast for the senses this Easter long weekend. Enjoy an array of interactive events and workshops, food and product samplings, centre-wide specials as well as roving musicians. Special appearances will be made by the Easter Bunny on Easter Saturday as well as face painting and balloon artistry for the children. For more information, visit[/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Easter Eggstravaganza
The Marine Village, Sanctuary Cove
April 20th 10am to 4pm
Come and meet the Easter Bunny and celebrate the spirit of Easter at The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove. Enjoy a fun-filled program of activities for all ages including a Best Dressed Easter Buggy Competition, an Easter Egg Hunt Challenge, Matt Hollywood’s Magic Easter Show and loads more. For more information, visit[/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Easter Wonderland
Palazzo Versace
April 18th – 20th
The haute hotel will be magically transformed into an Easter haven, presenting a number of special events to celebrate the season. Good Friday is all about sophisticated seafood with a live sashimi and sushi demonstration, Easter Sunday will entice with savoury morsels and chocolate delights at the Alice in Wonderland High Tea Party, while an Easter-themed High Tea will be on offer at Le Jardin over the entire long weekend. For more information, visit [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Byron Bay Bluesfest
Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm
April 17th – 21st
The five-day, multi-award winning festival is set to deliver a stellar line-up in 2014 for it’s 25th Anniversary! Jack Johnson, John Mayer and Dave Matthews Band headline this year alongside Jeff Beck, Elvis Costello, John Butler Trio, Buddy Guy and many more. Tickets start at $169.00 for adults. For more information, visit[/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Broadwater Easter Fair
Broadwater Parklands
April 18th – 21st, 6pm – 10pm
Enjoy an Easter Fair like no other at the Broadwater Parklands this Easter long weekend. There will be all your favourite carnival treats on offer, including rides, fairy floss, show bags and games galore! For more information, visit[/signoff]

What will you be getting up to this Easter? Know of another great event happening on the Gold Coast? Leave us a comment and let us know!