Fun Things for Toddlers What's On 2023 Easter School Holidays on the Gold Coast

2023 Easter School Holidays on the Gold Coast

The Autumn School Holidays and Easter are almost here and it’s a great time to get out and about with the family on the Gold Coast. 

Here is the Fun Things for Toddlers Guide to help you find the best kids activities and family adventures on the Gold Coast this Easter.

Hop-in and Enjoy!


NaturallyGC Holiday Programs


Get the kids to switch screen time for green time during the school holidays with NaturallyGC.

NaturallyGC FREE holiday programs are specifically designed to connect kids with nature and encourage outdoor play and learning by exploring the Gold Coast’s natural environment.

Immerse yourself in a range of free nature-based activities through the #NaturallyGC program. From wildlife encounters and nature crafts, to citizen science and Indigenous culture.

The workshops cover a range of indoor and nature-based activities from guided bushwalks, wildlife shows, coastal education, Indigenous culture, marine excursions, eco-craft, tree plantings and much more.

Free ticket registrations open 25 March at 8am. You can follow the NaturallyGC Eventbrite page to be reminded. Be quick, as they book out fast!

Find out more.


Welcome to Parad-Ice, The Ice Skating Show


For the first time, Planet Chill is set to dazzle with fierce ice-skating, acrobatics, clown antics and more in our new and exclusive one of a kind variety show.

Get set to be amazed, by a high a energy performance, only available at Paradise Resort this March and April.

This is a school holiday activity that will be fun for the whole family.

SHOW DATES (Doors open at 6:30pm, Show starts at 7pm)
– 25 March 2023
– 1 April 2023
– 3 April 2023
– 10 April 2023
– 17 April 2023
Tickets from $16 per person, get yours to this one of a kind variety show. Located at Planet Chill Ice-Skating Rink, inside Paradise Resort Gold Coast. Tickets are open to resort guests as well as the general public. Get in quick as seats are limited. 

More Info Here.


EMF Jnr Nerang School Holiday Program


Something for everyone! Kids receive fun-filled themed days with creative arts and craft sessions, morning tea, games and sports while parents can enjoy a coffee and meet other parents or simply drop off & enjoy a day off. Book now to reserve your child’s spot.

Week 1: Friday 31st March – Thursday 6th April 2023

Week 2: Tuesday 11th April – Friday 14th April 2023

Location: EMF Jnr Nerang, 33 Hinkler Drive, Nerang 4211

Ages: 5yrs – 13yrs

Cost: $70 per day per child* (Includes Morning Tea & Lunch) 10% Discounts for all EMF Jnr Members

Extras: Afternoon Tea: +$5 per child, After Care +$12.50 per child

More Info Here.


Ashmore Easter Egg Hunt – Free Event


Bring the kids  and the fur kids to Sun Valley Park in Ashmore for a free Easter Egg hunt on Saturday 1st of April. (Don’t worry dogs will not get Easter Eggs.)  

🐰 Free coffee from Besito Coffee and hot cross buns with coffee van on-site.
🐰 Registration from 10am with the Easter Egg hunt starting at 10:30am sharp. Egg Hunt is for children 12 and under and all kids must be registered and have a wrist band to join.
🐰 Free community event sponsored by Suzanne & Luke Clarkson Team Clarkson-Stewart Estate Agents.

Please register with the event page so we have an idea on numbers and we look forward to seeing you all for some fun.

More Info Here.


Roller Bunnies at Pimpama Junction Shopping Centre


The Easter Bunny’s helpers are rolling in to Pimpama Junction this Easter! Snap a photo & score a sweet treat 🍫 on Saturday 1st April 2023 from 10am – 2pm.

More Info Here.


TROPIC ARCADIA at HOTA Children’s Gallery


TROPIC ARCADIA is an unexpected, new travel destination for families! Tongan-Polynesian artist Samuel Tupou has created a curious, pop-up island for you to explore. Discover his colourful patterns inspired by tapa (bark cloth) designs set amongst a surreal, tropical landscape that is part memory, part imagination, part arcade game.

Visit HOTA’s Children’s Gallery and collect your map to start your expedition. There is so much to do and discover as you journey throughout TROPIC ARCADIA. Through the layered art of Samuel Tupou, families will be transported into a multi-dimensional realm of fun and adventure.

Gallery Hours: Monday to Saturday: 9am – 7.30pm. Sunday: 10am – 7.30pm. Entry is Free and no bookings required.

Find out more.


Easter Egg Hunt at Jimboomba Central


EGG-stra Special Fun & EGG-tivites//🥚🐰🐔

Hop along to Jimboomba Central on Saturday, 1st of April from 9am to 12pm for their EGGCITING and EGGSTRA fun Easter Egg Hunt 2023!🥚🐰

Thousands of Eggs will be hidden and scattered on the grass with Easter Bunny and Easter Chicken.🐰 Head to the middle section near Crunchy’s Dessert Cafe. This FREE event is limited to first 250 Children.

More Info Here.


Easter Fun at HomeCo. Coomera City Centre


Join in the Easter Celebrations at HomeCo. Coomera City Centre! 🐰
They have two days of different activities to keep the kids busy on Saturday 1 April and Sunday 2 April from 10am to 1pm.
Here’s what’s happening:
Saturday 1st April
• Roaming Easter Bunny and chocolate eggs!
• Face Painting
• Roving Puppet Show
• Fairy Floss
Sunday 2nd April
• Roaming Easter Bunny and chocolate eggs!
• Glitter Tattoos
• Balloon Twisting
• Roaming Hula Hoop Artist
PLUS they have 100 Kids Easter Colour In Tote Bags to giveaway each day. Get in quick, only available while stocks last.

More Info Here.


Brick Masters Wildlife Workshop


Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has teamed up with Andrew and Damian from LEGO Masters to offer some amazing Brick Masters Wildlife Workshops these school holidays (April 1st – April 6th).

Go Wild with thousands of bricks during a 1 hour interactive workshop, before exploring everything Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has to offer!

$25 per session with 4 sessions times available daily. Recommended for ages 6 and above. Parental supervision is required.

This is a build and smash experience. Once you’ve built your masterpiece, take part in the fun game of smashing your build so that other brick enthusiasts can enjoy the experience after you! Bricks and build cannot be taken home.

Limited spots are available, to avoid disappointment, all sessions need to be pre-booked via the website.

More Info Here.


Magical Circus at SkyPoint Observation Deck


SkyPoint has a few tricks up their sleeve these holidays as we bring magic to the top of the Gold Coast with two shows daily (1pm and 3pm) from April 1st – April 6th.

The explosive 25-minute performance will feature acts of spectacular juggling, card tricks, amazing feats of balance and mind-boggling stage illusions that will shock, stun, and amaze your little ones.

Be entertained, as hosts Jason Gray and Rhett Morrow create astonishing scenes that you’ll need to see to believe, all at the most impressive location, 77 levels above the beautiful Gold Coast.

Free with your annual pass or entry ticket to SkyPoint Observation Deck! If you have a valid SkyPoint Rewards, Dreamworld Locals, or Value Annual Pass, this show is included in your annual pass ticket.

More Info Here.


FREE Easter Craft Workshops at Stockland Burleigh Heads


Keep the kids entertained these school holidays with our FREE* Easter craft workshops at Stockland Burleigh Heads.

They will enjoy getting creative with a different Easter-themed workshop each day – No bookings required.

WHEN: 1 – 6 April
TIMES: 10am – 2pm
WHERE: Burleigh Book Nook near Mister Minit

Saturday, 1 April | Easter carrot pot decorating and planting
Sunday, 2 April | Colour in tote bags
Monday, 3 April | Colour in egg money box
Tuesday, 4 April | Bunny photo frame decorating
Wednesday, 5 April | Bunny foam craft
Thursday, 6 April | Wooden colour in Easter scene

*T&Cs apply. While stocks last. Guardian supervision required at all times.

The Easter Bunny will be visiting Stockland Burleigh Heads and handing out chocolate to celebrate Easter! On Wednesday 5th & Thursday, 6th April from 10am – 1pm.

More Info Here.


Easter School Holidays at The Oasis


The Oasis Shopping Centre in Broadbeach is the place to be this Easter with a range of activities and promotions that would even impress the Easter Bunny!

Easter Fun at Bakers Delight

Decorate your own hot cross bun for some Easter fun at Bakers Delight.

Time: 10am-12pm

Dates: Saturday 1, Monday 3, Tuesday 4 April

Cost: Free!

Location: Ground Floor in front of Bakers Delight

Easter Bunny @ The Oasis

Hop into the Oasis this Easter to begin your Easter celebrations with a special meet and greet with our adorable Easter Bunny!
Grab a photo with the Easter Bunny and if you’re lucky the easter bunny will be giving away special easter eggs and prizes.
WHEN: 5th, 6th and 8th of April 2023
TIME: 11am-2pm
LOCATION: Level 1 at The Oasis Shopping Centre

Easter Cupcake Decorating

Don’t miss out on the Madison’s Café & Patisserie cup cake decorating during the upcoming school holidays! Madison’s Café and The Oasis is inviting all families to partake in the Easter celebrations and join in the fun at this exciting cup cake decorating event.

This event will be held on the 5-6 April 2023

Time: 2.00pm | Cost: $15/ per child

Location: Madison’s Café & Patisserie

Bookings Essential | Ph: 07 5592 6933 | WWW.MADISONSCAFE.COM.AU

More Info Here.


Meet the Easter Bunny at Pimpama City Shopping Centre


Pimpama City will welcome the Easter Bunny back in early April. He will be available for FREE kids/family photos (taken on your device). Meet the Easter Bunny on April 1, 2, 5, 6 and 8 from 10am to 2pm.

They also have their Easter Wonderland Train display up and running in the Centre. Located outside of Coles.

Free Popcorn and Face Painting also available April 1, 2, 6 and 8 from 10am to 2pm.

More Info Here.


Active & Healthy Holiday Program



Take advantage of the free and low cost activities experiences on offer right across the City through our City of Gold Coast Active & Healthy holiday program. Running Saturday 1 to Sunday 16 April 2023.

Check out the program, pack the picnic basket and invite your family and friends to get out in the outdoors and enjoy all the great things on offer.

Activities include:
• Slime bubble science workshop
• 15m ninja warrior inflatable obstacle
• Circus fun
• Tie dye workshop
• Drumming and dancing
• SUP – stand up paddling
• Led hula hoop circus party
• Noodle ninja warrior with BlazePods
• Pop-up playgrounds
• Wheelies – skateboard, mountain, roller skate and bike workshops
• Nature experiences
• Rock climbing
• Silent disco
• And much more

Find out more.


Hop into Paradise Centre for a SWEET AS EASTER


EASTER egg-citement is taking over Paradise Centre from 1 – 16 April 2023 with free entertainment, tasty giveaways, bunnies and birds, all wrapped up as one Sweet As Easter.

🎵 1-2 April and 7-9 April: “Every bunny dance now!” DJ Kylie Fisher is back on the decks in the Paradise Centre beachfront precinct. Her cracking tracks will have you singing and dancing your way through the Easter long weekend.
⛸ 3-8 April: Roller-skating rabbits delivering free bunny biscuits. Follow them down the rabbit hole from 11am-2pm daily as their sleek moves put the ol’ Easter bonnet parade to shame.^
🐰 3-5 April: Hip and Hop, the breakdancing bunnies, will have you saying “I wanna dance with some bunny” as you watch them flip, pop and drop their way through Paradise Centre from 11am-2pm daily.
🤩 6-9 April: Release your inner bunny and head to the beachfront dining precinct from 11am-2pm where the kids will go hopping mad for FREE face painting.
🐦🍟 10-16 April: Our loveable mascots Beau the Budgie and Chip the Seagull will be wandering the centre from 11am-2pm.
🤸🏼‍♂️ 11-15 April: Roving acrobats will be weaving through the crowds.

More Info Here.


Easter EGGstravaganza at Frascott Park, Varsity Lakes


Easter EGGstravaganza is taking over Frascott Park in Varsity Lakes on Sunday, 2 April from 2.30 pm with something for everyone to enjoy!

There are free kids’ activities, art and crafts, an animal petting zoo, carnival rides, a jumping castle, delicious food, live entertainment and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself!

Who says our fur babies have to miss out on celebrating? There will also be an Easter bonnet competition where all the best dressed pooches will be seen in their fanciest Easter headwear.

Did we mention the MASSIVE easter egg hunt with over 17,000 eggs to find?

And be sure to bring your rug and secure your spot on the grass to watch a Peter Rabbit 2 screening at 6.45 pm. The event is totally FREE, so head down and enjoy the fun.

Please register your interest using the link below.

It’s all brought to you by Councillor Hermann Vorster for Division 11, AIR Care and AIR Church. 

More Info Here.


GCSR Easter Egg Hunt, Robina


Get ready for an egg-cellent time, because the Annual Gold Coast Property Sales and Rentals’ EASTER EGG HUNT is back and better than ever!! 🐰🎉

Hop on over to Robina’s Cheltenham Park, Sunday 2nd April, from 8 – 11am for a morning of fun Easter themed activities!

Bring your picnic rugs and appetite for a delicious sausage sizzle, coffee and ice cream, while enjoying the petting zoo, face painting, live DJ, games, and of course, the famous Easter egg hunt!!

Don’t miss out on the chance to meet the Easter Bunny and snap some unforgettable photos with your family and friends.

Although it’s free to participate, we kindly request a gold coin donation to support three amazing local charities: The Lions Club of Robina, LJ Mamas Helping Mamas, and the Sanctuary Women, Children, and Pets Refuge.

This is an event you won’t want to miss, so mark your calendars and join us for a day filled with egg-citement and giving back to our community!

Follow the Eventbrite link below to register your children for the free Easter egg hunt!

More Info Here.


Easter Markets by Tanah Merah Community Markets


Tanah Merah Community Markets are putting on an Easter Extravaganza on Sunday 2nd April from 2.30pm at 3791 Pacific Hwy Service Road Tanah Merah (corner of Sewell Road).

FREE Pony Ride for the Kids
EPIC Easter Egg Hunt
EKKA Showbags
Petting Zoo
GIGANTIC Easter Hamper Giveaway!
Plus food and arts and crafts stalls, fresh produce and grocery store and a specially tailored cake stall with all the tastes of home, just like Grandma used to bake them!

More Info Here.


Ormeau Community Easter Movie Night


Kick start the school holidays with Genfit. They are hosting a Free Movie Night for the Ormeau Community on Sunday, 2nd April from 5pm to 8pm.

The EASTER BUNNY is coming with EASTER EGGS! and taking photos all thanks to LJ Hooker Ormeau!

There will be a Sausage Sizzle thanks to the Ormeau Pimpama Rotary

Get the family together for one awesome night of Family Friendly Fun in Ormeau.

More Info Here.


Twinkle Toes Easter Party & Egg Hunt


Victoria from Twinkle Toes Singing, Dancing and Creative Play offers classes for children aged 3 to 5 years where they can learn to sing, dance and create their own compositions.

Inspire your little songwriter at the next Twinkle Toes Singing, Dancing and Creative Play class this Monday, 3rd April and enjoy a Easter Party & Egg Hunt.

Time: 9:15am – 10:15am
Venue: The Dance Studio, Helensvale Library & Cultural Centre, Helensvale
RSVP: Victoria Soler 0424 974 411
Ticket price: $35 per child

More Info Here.


School Holiday Fun with Sparky Do Dah


Sparky Do Dah creates FUN activities spaces all over the Gold Coast including Pop-Up Playgrounds, a Roll-Up Sideshow and Craft Activities.

Sparky will be zooming around town these Easter School holidays keeping children of all ages entertained as a part of the Active & Healthy Gold Coast Autumn School Holiday Program.

Join in the fun at the following events this April:

Sun 2 – Easter EGGstravaganza in Varsity 2.30 till 9.
Mon 3 – Sparky and Tie Dye in Pimpama 9 till 12.
Tue 4 – Sparky and Tie Dye in Main Beach 9 till 12.
Wed 5 – Sparky and Bike Skills at Pizzey Park 9 till 12.
Wed 5 – Pom Pom Workshop at Broadwater 10 till 2.
Thu 6 – Sparky and Tie Dye in Ashmore 9 till 12.
Sat 8 – Roll Up Sideshow at Bunnings Tweed 10 till 1.
Sun 9 – Sparky and Bike Skills at Palm Beach 9 till 12.
Tue 11 – Sparky and Craft at Paradise Point 9 till 12.
Wed 12 – Sparky at Broadwater Parklands 10 till 2.
Thu 13 – Sparky and Tie Dye in Nerang 9 till 12.
Fri 15 – Sparky and Craft in Robina 9 till 12.
Sun 23 – Sparky at Broadwater Parklands 10 till 2.

More Info Here.


UCMAS Easter Egg Hunt


Kids aged 4 to 13 join UCMAS for an Easter Egg Hunt on Monday, 3rd April from 4pm to 5pm at Upper Coomera Community Centre, 90 Reserve Road, Upper Coomera. Mum’s and Dad’s please RSVP on 0487 896 947.

More Info Here.


Cowch’s School Holiday Experience


Cowch’s School Holiday Experience is back this April!

The Easter Bunny has hopped into Cowch and needs the Dessert Detectives’ help to find its missing Easter eggs and to make some delicious Easter treats from Monday 3rd April to Thursday 13th April.

Bring your kids (4 years and over) to Cowch these school holidays to make a DIY Smash Easter Egg, a DIY Easter Egg Sundae and participate in an Easter Egg Hunt. Workshops will take 45-60 minutes to complete (depending on group size).

What’s included:

🐰 Make your own Smash Easter Egg – filled with goodies

🐰 Make your own Easter Egg Sundae

🐰 Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

🍨 School Holiday Experiences are available at all Cowch locations.

More Info Here.


Gold Coast City Libraries’ Lights Camera Action 


Get ready for some movie magic these school holidays and have some fun at your local library. Watch The Bad Guys movie on the big screen or get creative and design your own storyboard or flipbook. You can even test your movie knowledge by coming along to a trivia event! Lights Camera Action events start from Monday, 3rd April.

Plus Baby Rhyme Time, Toddler and Storytime will be running throughout the school holidays (except for holiday closures below).

Please note, all Gold Coast Libraries will be closed from Friday 7 April to Monday 10 April for the Easter long weekend.

Discover What’s On at your local library today!

More Info Here.


School Holiday Kids Tie-Dye Workshops


Aspiral Design is passionate about inspiring wellness through colour and creativity. Inspiring imagination through Art to go beyond an ordinary way of thinking and to live a life filled with colour.

Their school holiday program is out now and you can join one of their low-cost Active & Healthy Gold Coast sponsored workshops to add some colour to your Easter School Holidays!

MON, 3 APR AT 9:00am
Active & Healthy | Tie Dye and Park Games
Bim’bimba park Pimpama

TUES, 4 APR AT 9:00am
Active & Healthy | Tie Dye and Park Games
Philip Park, Main Beach QLD 4217

THURS, 6 APR AT 9:00am
Active & Healthy | Tie Dye and Park Games
Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens

THURS, 13 APR AT 9:00am
Active & Healthy | Tie Dye and Park Games
Bischof Pioneer Park

More Info Here.


Jack and the Beanstalk Puppet Show


These Easter holidays the Queensland Theatre of Puppetry (QTOP) are presenting the best Fairy Tale Puppet show you will ever see, “Jack and the Beanstalk”. 

See the show from Monday 3rd April until Friday 14th April, week day shows only.  Two shows daily at 9.30am and 11am, including Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Tickets are ONLY $6 per person and under 2 are FREE.  No prior booking needed, pay cash or tap and go at the door.

The Theatre is in Macintosh Park. cnr Gold coast Hwy and Admiralty Drive in Main Beach, it’s fully air conditioned, and Macintosh Island Park is wonderful for a play before or after the show.

More Info Here.


School Holiday Activities at Binna Burra Lodge


Looking for an exciting and educational way to spend your school holiday? Visit Binna Burra Lodge for their upcoming school holiday activities, available 3 – 14 April 2023!

🐍 KIDS REPTILE SHOW: Get up close and personal with Australia’s native reptiles with our True Blue Reptile show. All ages are welcome to learn about the fascinating world of reptiles and their impact on our ecology.

🍃 KIDS IN NATURE: ECO-CRAFTING: Unleash your creativity with our eco-friendly nature-based art activities. Collect leaves, flowers, and other natural materials to make your very own totem and commemorate your stay.

🌳 WALK AND TALK: BINNA BURRA LANDSCAPES: Take a guided walk with our Landscape Supervisor and discover the cultural and historical secrets of our beautiful land. In just one hour, you’ll explore the awesome nature of Binna Burra and learn about its rich history.

Don’t miss out on the fun! Book your spot now for an unforgettable experience at Binna Burra Lodge.

More Info Here.


Australia Fair’s Chocolate Bakery


These school holidays Australia Fair will be holding a FREE daily cooking workshops to create some easy and yummy chocolatey treats.

Make your own Easter Choc Cupcakes & Chocolate Scrolls in Australia Fair’s Chocolate Bakery 3 – 14 April 2023, with sessions running daily.

Bookings are essential and there are only limited spots so don’t miss out – book today.

More Info Here.


It’s Not Rocket Science – School Holiday Workshops


These school holidays, visit Robina Town Centre’s Space Station pop-up to enjoy a range of intergalactic workshops and interactive pods!

From April 3 – 16, your little astronauts can attend crafty, cosmic workshops in the Space Station including creating Jet Packs and Alien Headbands and educational demonstrations from Street Science with bottle rocket making.

Find the Space Station workshop space outside Myer and Kookai.

You can also join the Intergalactic Trail and embark on an intergalactic adventure in centre from 26th March to 16th April. To participate in this adventure, your mission is to visit all five space stations across the centre. To get started, scan the QR codes displayed at the various stations around the centre. You will then be prompted to follow the trail of space characters and collect all tokens. Collect all of the characters and once you’re finished, head to the Customer Service Desk, located on Ground Level, outside Sephora and collect your very own space helmet.

Bookings are essential and costs apply.

More Info Here.


FREE School Holiday Bubble Fun 


Enjoy FREE Bubble Fun with Miss Bubbles from Bubble’licious Creations these school holidays at any or all of these great locations and events:

🌈 3rd April / 9am – 12.30pm/ Broadwater Parklands / Bubble Play space

🌈 3rd April/ Broadbeach/ 3pm – 4pm/ Bubble slime workshop

🌈 4th April / Oxenford / 9.30am – 10.30am / Bubble Master workshop

🌈 4th April/ Currumbin Waters/ 3pm – 4pm/ Bubble slime workshop

🌈 7th April/ Broadwater Parklands/ 9am – 12.30pm/ Giant bubble play space

🌈 7th April/ Coombabah / 3pm – 4pm/ Bubble Slime Workshop

🌈 10th April / Broadwater Parklands/ 9am – 12.30pm / Giant bubble play space

🌈 10th April/ Oxenford/ 3pm – 4pm/ Bubble slime workshop

🌈 11th April/ Worongary/ 3pm – 4pm/ Bubble slime workshop

13th April/ Parkwood/ 9.30 – 10.30/ Bubble master workshop

13th April / Upper Coomera/ 3pm – 4pm/ Bubble slime Workshop

15th April/ ImagiNation childrens festival / 1pm – 3pm / Roving bubbles

More Info Here.


School Holidays Carnival at Hyperdome


Join the Fun-tastic Festivities at the #HelloAgain50’s Carnival at Hyperdome Shopping Centre these school holidays!🌟

Enjoy FREE carnival games, face painting and giveaways! 🎳

Put your skills to the test with our 50’s inspired carnival games for your chance to win some goodies! 🎁

10am to 2pm daily, Monday 3rd April – Sunday 16th April (excluding Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday) outside JB HI-FI.

More Info Here.


Easter at Harbour Town Gold Coast


Harbour Town Gold Coast have got an egg-ceptional Easter line up of FREE family-friendly entertainment including kids’ face painting, free magic shows and visits from the Easter Bunny:

Face Painter
April 3, 4, 5, & 6
11am to 3pm

Magic Show
April 8 & 9
11am & 1pm

Easter Bunny
April 8 & 9
11am to 3pm

More Info Here.


School Holiday FUN  ‘Best Silent Disco’ @ The Pines Elanora


Get your groove on these School Holidays at the ‘Best Silent Disco’ at The Pines Elanora.

Children will be provided with a set of LED headphones to bust out the moves whilst listening to a live DJ.

45 minute session at 10am, 11am and 12pm daily form Monday 3rd – Thursday 6th April and Tuesday 11th – Friday 14th April.

Located outside the Food Court so parents can grab and coffee and get some R&R. A host & DJ will be there to assist the children.

Limited numbers per session booking essential.

More Info Here.


School Holiday Kids 2hr Workshop at DIY Invasion


All ages Creative Kids School Holiday FUN! Workshop on Monday, 4th April from 10am to 12pm.

A fun, 4 hour art workshop with no prior art experience needed. At this workshop we will be making and creating a Resin Name & Scented Candles. All art materials and aprons supplied.

Parents, you are welcome to stay and watch as your child makes wonderful artworks or you can drop off and enjoy 2 hours to yourself.

Workshop cost is $60 per child. All DIY Invasion workshops are held at their store location – Shop 4, 2 Christensen Road, Stapylton QLD 4207.

More Info Here.


School Holiday Kids 4hr Workshop at DIY Invasion


All ages Creative Kids School Holiday FUN! Workshop on Monday, 4th April from 10am to 2pm.

A fun, 4 hour art workshop with no prior art experience needed. All art materials and aprons supplied. Make your own Whale Sunset painting, dream catcher, and tie dye pillow case.

NOTE: Please bring along a packed lunch, snacks and drinks, otherwise we can walk down to Subway (30 second walk – supervised) or you can purchase from our onsite cafe.

Parents, you are welcome to stay and watch as your child makes wonderful artworks or you can drop off and enjoy 2 hours to yourself.

Workshop cost is $60 per child. All DIY Invasion workshops are held at their store location – Shop 4, 2 Christensen Road, Stapylton QLD 4207.

More Info Here.


School Holiday Kids Workshop at DIY Invasion: Skateboard Deck Painting


All ages Creative Kids School Holiday FUN! Workshop on Monday, 4th April from 1pm to 3pm.

A fun, 2 hour art workshop with no prior art experience needed. At this workshop we will be making and creating your very own skateboard design. All art materials and aprons supplied.

Parents, you are welcome to stay and watch as your child makes wonderful artworks or you can drop off and enjoy 2 hours to yourself.

Workshop cost is $60 per child. All DIY Invasion workshops are held at their store location – Shop 4, 2 Christensen Road, Stapylton QLD 4207.

More Info Here.


Easter School Holiday Fun at Chevron Renaissance Shopping Centre


There’s loads of fun and eggs-traordinary things to do and see at Chevron Renaissance these Easter holidays.

Meet the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny will be roaming the ground floor of the centre on Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th April, 11am – 2pm and Saturday 8 April, 10am – 1pm. Snap a picture it, post it and tag us to receive your free chocolate egg!

Face Painting

A Face Painter will be on hand during the Easter holidays with an array of colours and glitter that showcases true artistic talent – you’ll never want to wash it off! Make sure to take photos! Tuesday 4 April – Thursday 6 April, 11am – 2pm and Saturday 8 April, 10am – 1pm.

Designed with the 3-10 year old’s in mind – but then again, there are no age limits for face painting! There is no need to sign up. A gold coin donation at the time to Life Education, would be appreciated.

Easter Crafting Workshops

Eggcellent Easter Workshops offering 3 different activities to keep your little ones occupied – each an original egg design that they can take home: Paint an egg / Colour in an egg or Scratch an egg to reveal what lies underneath. Wednesday 5 April / Thursday 6 April, 11am – 2pm and Saturday 8 April, 10am – 1pm.

Designed with the 3-10 year olds in mind. There is no need to sign up, the activities take around 20mins. A gold coin donation at the time to Life Education, would be appreciated.

Easter Kids Character Breakfast

Join the Easter Bunny and Healthy Harold from Life Education for the Kids Easter Breakfast at Chevron Renaissance Shopping Centre on Saturday 8 April 2023 from 8.30am to 10am. $10 per child. Don’t Miss Out. Limited Places. All funds raised are proudly donated to Life Education.

Each child will receive:

– Yummy Easter Breakfast
– Live Easter themed activities
– Special guest star visit from the Easter Bunny and Healthy Harold
– Easter gift to take home

Age Recommended for ages 3 – 12 years.

More Info Here.


Cooee Kids Nature Play Holiday Program


Cooee Kids nature play holiday programs (drop off for children over 6 yrs) will embrace your child’s imagination and creativity through child-led projects and unstructured play.

Kids activities may include learning how to use hand tools, whittling, tie knots and lashings, build rafts and cubbies, walk a slackline, make bow and arrows, magic potions, nature art and crafts and so much more!

Various dates available from the 4th April to 13th April. Programs will be held at Palm Beach, Schuster Park and Tallebudgera Valley, so pick one (or all) and come check out Cooee Kids these school holidays.

Strict numbers apply so book quickly to avoid missing out.

More Info Here.


KARI Foundation Unity Day


The KARI Foundation Unity Day is being held on Wednesday, 5th of April 10am-4pm at Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium.

Explore and immerse yourself in all things Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander at KARI Foundation’s Community Unity Event.

There will be activities that cater to both adults and children alike including cultural activations, local Indigenous markets stalls featuring handmade arts and crafts by local Indigenous entrepreneurs as well amusement rides, entertainment and access to a variety of informative stall providers.

Don’t miss sport activations with Gold Coast Titans, Gold Coast Suns, Brisbane Roar, and BMX with riders showcasing their talents.

At Unity Day we want everyone to feel welcome no matter their age or gender – everyone is invited! A FREE event for the whole community to attend.

This is the first time this event has come to Gold Coast so get behind it. 

More Info Here.


Capri on Via Roma Celebrates Easter


As the Easter holidays approach, Capri on Via Roma invites families to join in the festivities and make new memories with their loved ones. Capri on Via Roma is hosting a fun-filled Easter event on Wednesday, 5 April, from 11am to 2pm. The star of the event will be the Easter Bunny himself.

The Easter Bunny is one of Easter’s most beloved and recognisable symbols. Capri on Via Roma understands children’s excitement when they see the Easter Bunny and how the experience can be magical for families.

The Easter Bunny will be available for a meet and greet, and children can take photos with him for free. He will be walking through the centre delivering chocolate eggs to everyone on the day.

More Info Here.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar at QPAC


One of the most read and famous children’s books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar emerges from the page and onto the stage in a masterful theatrical experience for children 18 months+ and their adults at QPAC Brisbane from the 5 to 9 April 2023. 🍎🐛
Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the production features a menagerie of over 75 magical puppets, including the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar – and an Australian cast who bring these beloved books to life. 📖🪄
Alongside The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the show features three other Eric Carle stories – Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Ten Little Rubber Ducks, and The Very Busy Spider. 🐻🐤🕷
Tickets are $39 each. Children under 18 months are free on the knee. A transaction fee of $7.20 applies per transaction.

More Info Here.


Bunny Trail Treasure Hunt at Westfield Helensvale


Join the Bunny Trail Treasure Hunt at Westfield Helensvale.

This Easter, you’re invited to hop on in to Westfield Helensvale to join the Bunny Trail Treasure Hunt on Thursday, 6th April from 3pm to 6pm!

Use your map to locate Easter booths located throughout the centre, get your map stamped at each station and collect your chocolate eggs.

Then, join the Easter Bunny in the playground for a meet and greet and take a selfie!

More Info Here.


Easter at Sanctuary Cove


Sanctuary Cove is set to host an epic Easter celebration this year with an egg-citing line-up of entertainment for the whole family. Join the Easter Bunny from 11 am on the 6th of April for a fun-filled day of chocolates, giveaways, and festivities.

Visitors will get a chance to meet and greet the Easter Bunny, participate in an Epic Easter Hunt, and compete for the chance to win $500 in Sanctuary Cove gift cards. The SEA FM roadcrew will be in attendance to host the festivities and give away prizes and chocolates.

For kids, there’s an exciting scavenger hunt, where they can put their skills to the test and follow clues hidden throughout Sanctuary Cove to win one of five indulgent chocolate hampers. The prizes for the Easter Hunt will be drawn by the SEA FM Roadshow team at 1.30 pm adding to the anticipation and excitement.

Keep the family entertained with face painters, balloon twisters, and live performances as you indulge in your chocolate treats. Triple M’s Boaty McFloaty will also be onsite giving away a host of goodies.

More Info Here.


Showmen – The Ultimate Magic Spectacular at QPAC Brisbane


Looking for a show that the whole family will love? Look no further than Showmen – the ultimate magic spectacular that combines the old school charm of magic and live theatre, making its Brisbane premiere these school holidays at QPAC from 6 to 8 April 2023.

Featuring an astounding line‑up of the biggest magicians and circus acts in the southern hemisphere, come prepared to experience a smorgasbord of unforgettable magic, illusions, and stunts including:

  • A funky fusion of magic, hip hop and beatboxing
  • Heart stopping circus stunts with axes, chainsaws, and fire breathing
  • Hilarious comedy magic and illusions for all ages
  • Mind reading and mentalism to amaze and astonish

Recommended for adults, teens, and children aged 7 years and up, this show is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience for all. Don’t miss out – book your tickets now before they disappear!

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Free Family Fun this Easter at Benowa Village


FREE Easter Fun!
Easter Basket Craft Workshop Thursday 6 April, 10am to 1pm

Meet the Easter Bunny & Easter Egg Treasure Hunt Saturday 8 April, 10am to 1pm

Located outside Coles, no bookings required.

More Info Here.


School Holiday Kids Workshop at DIY Invasion


All ages Creative Kids School Holiday FUN! Workshop on Thursday, 6th April from 10am to 12pm.

A fun, 2 hour art workshop with no prior art experience needed. All art materials and aprons supplied. Make your own Dot Painting, Stress Ball and Rainbow Collage.

Parents, you are welcome to stay and watch as your child makes wonderful artworks or you can drop off and enjoy 2 hours to yourself.

Workshop cost is $30 per child. All DIY Invasion workshops are held at their store location – Shop 4, 2 Christensen Road, Stapylton QLD 4207.

More Info Here.


Welcome To Wonderland at The Strand at Coolangatta


Join The Strand at Coolangatta for a whimsical experience in Wonderland. Unleash your creativity and indulge in the sweetest of activities.

Easter Bunny Visit

Come and meet the Easter Bunny as he hops his way around the centre, spreading joy and Easter cheer to all from 11am to 2pm on Thursday 6, Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 April.

Bring your kids along for a free photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny and enjoy the Easter-themed decorations throughout The Strand.

Come and join us for a whimsical experience at The Strand at Coolangatta’s Wonderland Craft event! Unleash your creativity and indulge in the sweetest of activities.

Wonderland Craft

At Wonderland Craft, you will have the opportunity to make your own teacup biscuits and decorate them with icing and toppings of your choice. Get ready to satisfy your sweet tooth and make something beautiful at the same time from 11am to 2pm on Monday 10 April to Friday 21 April 2023.

But that’s not all! You can also unleash your inner artist with our paintable cookies. Let your imagination run wild as you paint your own edible masterpiece.

Wonderland Craft is the perfect activity for families, friends, or anyone looking for a fun and unique experience.

More Info Here.


Easter at Sharks


Hop into Sharks this Easter for a great line-up of activities and entertainment for the whole family!

Easter at Sharks includes cash draws, raffles, entertainment, visits from the Easter Bunny and Sharky, along with face painting and an Easter Show that the kids will love.

// Thursday – 6 April //
Dinner Buffet in Frenzy’s from 5.30pm
Easter-themed raffles from 6pm
Live Entertainment – Scarlett Gunner Duo on the Main Stage from 8.30pm
// Good Friday – 7 April //
Buffet Breakfast in Frenzy’s from 8am to 10am (club closes at 10:30am)
// Saturday – 8 April //
VFL Round Three – Southport v. Werribee 12.05pm
Sharky visit plus free Face Painting during the day
Dinner Buffet in Frenzy’s from 5.30pm
Live Entertainment – Rolling Stones Tribute on the Main Stage from 8.30pm
// Easter Sunday – 9 April //
Easter-themed raffles from 12pm
1/2 Price Dinner Buffet for kids from 5.30pm
Face Painting between 4-7pm
Kids Easter Show presented by LOL Crew between 5-7pm
Easter Bunny visit
Acoustic Soup take to the Main Stage from 7.30pm
// Easter Monday – 10 April //
From 5.30pm in Frenzy’s enjoy a family night out with KIDS EAT FREE*
Plus a special visit from Sharky!

*T&Cs apply. Book Now to secure your table during the Easter long weekend.

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Hopo Gold Coast Easter Egg Hunt


🐰 Get hoppin’ over the Easter weekend (April 7-10) with Hopo Gold Coast Ferry for a fun self-guided Easter Egg hunt.

Customise your FREE DIY downloadable basket at home and claim FREE easter eggs at the Hopo Information Kiosk, aboard the ferries and at Sea World Cruise Terminal.

🐣 Delight in an extra Easter treat and apply coupon code ‘EASTER’* at check out to receive 15% off Hopo Day Passes. *Code expires at 23:59 10/04/2023

More Info Here.


Youth Disco at The Park Coomera


Celebrate the first week of the school holidays with A Youth Dance Party at The Park Coomera on Friday, April 7!

A Youth Dance Party aimed at under 12 BUT everyone has a great time, including the parents! The Park Coomera and The Magic Castle provide a safe place for your kids to come and have a dance under your supervision.

Online table bookings essential for parents where you can come and sit (and enjoy some bar and kitchen specials) while your kids are being entertained by the amazing Chadd from The Magic Castle!
For Just $10 per child. Kids will receive:
*All they can eat Pizza*
*Bottomless Soft drink*
FREE ENTRY for dance floor only- does not include food and drink.
Pizza 5:30pm-6:30pm only, Available Toppings Hawaiian, Hawaiian no pineapple, Margherita.
Disco 6:00pm-7:30pm
Online bookings only. Not available for purchase in venue.

More Info Here.


Easter on the Esplanade


Hop on down to Surfers Paradise for an Easter EGGstravaganza on the Esplanade, at the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, with an eggstra special date – Sunday 9th April! 🎉✨

The Esplanade will be turned into an Easter Paradise! 🐇🥕 Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, local handmade gifts, epic beats, sweets and treats and endless amount of fun for the little bunnies. 🎁🧵🍭

You’ll find the Easter bunny bouncing around to the beats on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th 🐰🎶

Over 100 stalls expected, so pencil the dates into your calendars and get excited for some eggcellent evenings out, where you will experience the following:

🐰 Easter Bunny (he will be in attendance for 2 nights)

🛍 Artisan handmade goodies

🎶 Exciting live entertainment (with our musicians getting into the Easter spirit)

🎈 Kids entertainment

🍭 Sweets and treats for all

Every bunny needs an evening out 🐰

Dates: Friday 7th, Saturday 8th AND Sunday 9th April. Time: 4pm-9pm. Location: The Foreshore, Surfers Paradise. Entry: FREE

More Info Here.


EASTEVILLE by Dunamis Church Yarrabilba


You are invited to EASTERVILLE 2023 at Buxton Park on Saturday, 8 April between 9am-11am.
There will be family photos with the Easter Bunny as well as our Annual Carrot Throw competition with a cash prize!
There will be kids activities, face painting, hot cross buns, fruit and ice blocks for morning tea, an Easter Basket Giveaway plus more!

More Info Here.


The Pines Elanora Kids Club Easter Egg Hunt!


***SOLD OUT***

The Pines Kids Club members have the opportunity to join the Easter Bunny for a special Easter Egg hunt.

Two sessions (9.00am – 9.20am and 9.30am – 9.50am available on Saturday 8th April.

Children will be provided with a clue sheet to find key locations in the centre. Each location will have a basket available for children to take an egg from, children then return their plastic eggs to the Easter Bunny who will provide them with an Easter egg to take home.

Bookings are exclusive to Pines Kids Club members only.

Please note that places are limited and will be accepted on a first to book basis so we recommend getting in early to avoid disappointment.

Missed out?

Catch the Easter Bunny at The Pines Elanora on Saturday 8th April. From 10.30am to 1.00pm Easter Bunny will be roaming the centre giving out Easter Eggs. Come and say hello and see if you can catch him!

More Info Here.


Mudgeeraba Easter EGG Hunt


Easter EGG hunt in INGLES PARK Mudgeeraba on Saturday, 8th April 2023 from 8.30am to 9.30pm.
8.30am registeration for a 9am start.

Golden Egg – $50 voucher
Lucky dip prizes
Easter Bunny as always

Bring the family for lots of fun!

Register your children to secure a spot.

More Info Here.


Easter Family Fun Day at The Club Hotel Waterford


Get ready for an egg-citing Easter Family Fun Day on Sunday, April 9th at 11:30 am!

Join the Club Hotel Waterford for a hopping good time with a jumping castle, face painting, and creative craft activities for the kids.

Plus, guess who’s making a special appearance? The Easter Bunny! Don’t miss out, book now!

More Info Here.


Build-A-Bear Workshops at Westfield Helensvale


*** SOLD OUT ***

Build-A-Bear Workshops: Pawsome School Holiday Fun at Westfield Helensvale from 10, 12 and 15 April 2023.

Join in the FURbulous fun at Westfield Helensvale! Book in for your school holiday Build-A-Bear workshop and receive a pre-stuffed furry friend, birth certificate, and enjoy fun games and activities like colouring-in during the sessions! Build-A-Bear workshops run for approximately 1 hour.

Exclusive to Westfield Plus members. Bookings are required and costs $5 per member, to be paid upon booking.

More Info Here.


Childcare Cinema at Hyperdome Shopping Centre


Kids are invited to enjoy the new Super Mario Bros Movie at Event Cinemas Hyperdome! 🎥

Drop the kids off for the movie & lunch while you can enjoy some kid free shopping & dining!

Launching exclusively on Hyperdome Rewards app for app members on March 27th. There will be limited availability so be sure to keep an eye out!

WHEN: 11th & 13th April, 12pm drop off

WHERE: Event Cinemas Hyperdome

COST: $5

Children must be between 4 (minimum) -13 (maximum) years of age in order to attend. T&C’s apply.

More Info Here.


Kids Take Over @ HOTA


Kids aged 12 and under are taking over HOTA these school holidays. Join the revolution from the 11 – 18th April.

Mini MasterChef: 11 Apr
Join the Master Chef Challenge as 10 mini chefs battle it out to create a unique, flavourful dish with pop in our award-winning restaurant Palette’s kitchen during Kids Take Over. Over two hours you will work alongside Executive Chef Dayan Hartill-Law choosing ingredients from the kitchen pantry to create a mind-blowing dish for the judges.

Wheel of Play: 13 Apr – 15 Apr
Get your running shoes on and join the lollipop ladies as they lead you on a play path full of puzzles, quirky activities, and movements which you never thought possible. Destination: The Wheel of Fun!

Move over wheel of fortune, this wheel is all about art inspired fun with 7 possible activities to spin, your day will be one big wheel of excitement.

Sea of Light: 13 Apr – 18 Apr
Embark on a journey of light and imagination in this illuminating interactive installation by Patch Theatre. Traverse the sea with a UV torch as your paintbrush, to paint and stencil your own voyage in light. Steer ships that leave glowing paths of light in their wake, then dive below the surface to uncover glowing inflatables in hidden reef worlds.

More Info Here.


FREE Children’s Event at Cararra Tiny Tots


Join Carrara Tiny Tots on Wednesday the 12th April for a fun filled morning.

Your child will enjoy playing on the jumping castle, choosing a balloon animal and getting their face painted.

While having a free snack and drink, our special guest, local artist and author Dr Hazel Cope will read a couple of stories from her new book 9 AUSSIE FABLES.

For the parents, they have coffee, tea and cake PLUS the opportunity to take a tour around our Centre and find out how you can take advantage of our

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Broadbeach Bricks


*** Sold Out ***

Broadbeach is set to come alive with building bliss as the Broadbeach Bricks inaugural event kicks off during the second week of the April school holidays.

This free, family-friendly event will offer five days of workshops, activations, and demonstrations, providing visitors of all ages with the chance to immerse themselves in the world of building and creativity.

Broadbeach Bricks has teamed up with LEGO® Masters Australia (Season 2) runners-up, Andrew and Damien from Clicking Bricks, to offer an extraordinary line-up of workshops and demonstrations that are bound to captivate both young and not-so-young alike. The duo will take part in the Broadbeach Bricks Epic Build Demonstration, a one-meter high by five-meter long sign spelling “Broadbeach.”

📆 Wednesday, April 12 to Sunday, April 16 (5 Days)
⏰ 10:30AM – 2:30PM Daily
📍 Broadbeach Mall (Mains Stage)

This is a FREE event! Three hours FREE parking available in the Oasis Shopping Centre.

More Info Here.


Easter Holiday Children’s Yoga Workshop


Get mindfully creative these Easter school holidays with the Mindful Bunny and Marbled Egg workshop!

Roxy and Meddy Teddy are excited to be running another magical and fun 3 hour school holiday workshop at Earthy Angels Yoga Studio.

“Sharing yoga, breathwork, meditation, creativity, games and fun is what we love best!”

☆ Explore yoga in an enjoyable and creative way.
☆ Mindfulness yoga games to strengthen focus, coordination and concentration skills.
☆ Guided breath workshop and meditation to give your child tools to enhance their emotional wellness.
☆ Craft, affirmations and creative expression activities.
☆ Full 45 minute guided Yoga class.
☆ Afternoon tea and mindful take home craft is included.

Classes are suitable for primary aged children 5-12 yrs. Bookings essential as numbers limited.

More Info Here.


Family Fun Day at Beenleigh Historical Village & Museum


Come and enjoy all the fun and activities at Beenleigh Historical Village & Museum’s Family Fun Day! on Saturday, 15th April from 9 am – 3 pm.

Entry ONLY $5 each OR $20 per family (2 adults and unlimited children under 12)**

Markets, food trucks, Live music, Old fashioned kid’s games, Jumping castle, 1800’s lifestyle demonstrations, Raffles, BBQ, Pony rides, Petting Zoo, Face painting and much more!

Bring the family for a great day out at Beenleigh Historical Village, 205 Main St, Beenleigh.
**(entry price includes most activities EXCEPT pony rides, face painting and petting zoo, these activities are an extra cost)

More Info Here.


ImagiNation Children’s Festival


The iconic ImagiNation Children’s festival event is back on Saturday 15 April, from 9 am to 3 pm at the Kingston Butter Factory Cultural Precinct.

This one day event will showcase six activity worlds, jammed packed full of fun, vibrancy, imagination, and adventure.

The event is aimed to help develop children’s minds in innovation, technology and creativity, also enabling them to move in their bodies through action and adventure and finding deeper connections to land, nature and culture.

There will be a variety activities, shows and workshops suitable for children aged from 0 to 12 years old.

CoComelon will be performing two live shows, plus doing Meet and Greets throughout the day. In addition to CoComelon, there will be a rock climbing wall, Hot Wheels, puppet workshops, reptile shows, slime workshops, sensory zones, e-sports and much more!

This FREE event will be perfect to keep the kids entertained during the Easter school holiday.

More Info Here.


Shout Out Fest 2023


Shout Out Fest is back in 2023 with an action packed line up of live music, skatepark jams, bmx displays, DJs, creative workshops, food trucks and much more!

Proudly supported by Division 14 Cr Gail O’Neill in partnership h, part of Bendigo bank, this free event at Tugun Skatepark is on Sunday 16th April from 10am to 2pm and is the ultimate destination for young people to get together and celebrate all things friends, fun, and youth.

In addition to the main entertainment, Shout Out Fest also includes inflatable boxing fun, art activities, and so much more!

More Info Here.


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