Stuck for things to do over Easter? We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of fun things to do over Easter in Adelaide so you don’t have to!
Words: Tom Cumming
FOR THE KIDS
Melba’s Chocolate Factory
What better place to indulge this Easter weekend than at Melba’s Chocolate Factory in Woodside. Open Easter weekend from Friday to Monday you can watch live chocolate sculpting, indulge in their specialty hot chocolates and go on factory tours.
Morphettville Racecourse is home to the 2019 Nutella-Palooza on April 20. It’s a delicious day featuring over 50 food trucks and vendors all serving – you guessed it – Nutella! Get your fix with Nutella pizza, cocktails and even Nutella beer!
Kidz Gigantic Day Out
This event is your one-stop-shop for a family fun day out. Held at the Adelaide Convention Centre across Friday and Saturday 19-20th of April, Kidz Gigantic Day Out promises a wide range of activities and is guaranteed to satisfy even the fussiest of children. Split across four huge interactive zones, the family will get to experience PLAY, LEARN, BUILD and DISCOVER.
FOR THE ADULTS
Clare Valley Easter Races
Saturday 20th of April head down to the Clare Valley for a day of racing and fashion paired world famous Clare Valley food and wine. The day is sure to be packed with fun and excitement, and if the competition of the races isn’t enough for you there’s a $1000 prize to be won for the bestvdressed lady. Time to get outfit planning!
Mollydooker Long Lunch at Oakbank
In keeping with the racing theme, the annual Oakbank Easter Carnival will be home to the Mollydooker Long Lunch on Saturday 20th of April. Guests will be treated to a decadent lunch with a five-hour drinks package to boot. Guests of the long lunch will have access to member’s grand stands and lawns – if you can tear yourself away from the table that is.
Good Friday at 2KW
This Easter 2KW are keeping the recipe simple. Start with a great Adelaide venue, add some world class cocktails and drinks, and then top it off with great music. Voila! All the ingredients for the perfect Good Friday. This ticketed event starts at 3pm and goes until late.
FOR THE FAMILY
Golden Easter Egg Hunt at Kies Family Wines
Fun and FREE! Kies Family Wines in Lyndoch are hosting a good old fashioned Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday from 11.30am to 4pm. Kies will be hiding the coveted Golden Egg so the competition will be fierce. If found, the Golden Egg is the key to the Kies Heysen Gold Easter Basket and wine. Something for every member of the family!
Easter Sunday at Glen Ewin Estate
Glen Ewin Estate in Houghton is hosting a family fun day on Easter Sunday. There’ll be bouncing castles, face painting and of course an Easter egg hunt, as well as a range of cocktails for the adults and a selection of food trucks to choose from (if you don’t fill up on chocolate first).