Stuck with what to do in the Sunshine State on Easter weekend? Not sure where to take the kids and grandparents? Don’t want to spend a small fortune? Whether an action-packed day, relaxing getaway or a live entertainment appeals, the Belle Property blog comes to the rescue with options galore to make the most of the Easter holiday just around the corner!
Learn and Indulge
Book in for the Gold Coast Marriot Hotel’s Chocolate Masterclass and marvel at French chocolatier, Surath Perera culinary skills as he creates the ultimate in chocolate Easter delights – indulgent sampling compulsory!
Tune into the Toowoomba Easterfest, as the city’s cultural spirit comes alive during this annual alcohol and drug-free music festival. Adults can enjoy over 150 artists performing at various city locations whilst extreme sports demos and giant sandpit ensure kids stay entertained. Or head to the Byron Bay Bluefest, the country’s most acclaimed blues and roots music festival. This year, Bluesfest, promises to be bigger than ever, with Australia’s blues and rock glitterati joining the cream of international artists for 5 days of sublime performances.
Then off to the Davis Cup! Australia plays off Korea in the second round of this renowned tournament. See Australian champion Lleyton Hewitt and other tennis stars in their quest for Davis Cup glory. Children welcomed free of charge on the third day of the tie (1 child per adult).
Join the Crowd
Festivals abound over the Easter weekend! The Redcliffe Festival of Sails is a colourful, seaside carnival with over 100 market stalls, held in conjunction with the annual Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race. Then there’s the Easter Vintage Festival 2012, at Highfields Pioneer Village. Experience the atmosphere of a bygone era through a myriad of old world activities or tucking into pioneering fare while watching period theatre. Or wander down to the Redlands Easter Family Festival, and enjoy live entertainment, free rides, face painting and kids’ games – all topped off with spectacular fireworks to complete the family fun.
If a relaxing day out is more in order, look no further than Gold Coast Parks. These scenic surrounds offer options galore – movies under the stars, music on the green, craft activities, educational workshops, surfing, family fitness and more. All free and pet friendly to boot!
Queensland’s beautiful national parks, state forests and picturesque coastlines make for idyllic Easter camping destinations. Pitch a tent and connect with Mother Nature through bushwalking, bird watching, fishing, waterskiing, just for starters! Finish the day with comfort food cooked over an open fire – it doesn’t get any better.
Have a fabulous time and Happy Easter from all at Belle Property!