The Easter Bunny is taking over the Botanic Garden this Easter Monday!
He has set up a whole trail of activities for the kids and will be available for a photo shoot at the end of the trail. To keep the parents entertained, he has organized a whole market where they can browse, shop, and have snacks!
At the end of the day, we want to find out who has made the best Easter bonnet at our inaugural Easter Bonnet Parade around Lakeside Lawn, where chocolate prizes await for all participants.
The day will involve:
– An activity trail with exciting art, sports, and educational activities
– A market with handmade products
– Food carts & stalls
– Photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny (for all activity trail ticket holders)
– There will be animals and live music
– Easter Bonnet making (BYO hat)
– Bonnet parade (everyone welcome) PLEASE REGISTER HERE
When: The event will run from 9am to 4pm, on Monday the 22nd April 2019.
The Bonnet Parade will start at 5pm.
Location: Lakeside Lawn, The Australian Botanic Gardens
Ages: activities are designed for children aged 3 – 8 years of age (children must be supervised)
Price: Kid’s Activity Trail is $17.70 per child (these tickets are for children want to particiapte in the activity trail). Please arrive with enough time before your selected start time of the activity trail. Only arrive for the time you have selected to avoid crowding/excessive lines for the trail activities.
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I bring?
A print out of your ticket. If you don’t have a printer you can show your ticket on your phone.
A basket to collect your eggs in (optional)
Cash if you think you’ll want to buy coffees, snacks or lunch from our food vans or cafe
Rain coat and umbrella if it’s raining
Camera to get a photo with the Easter Bunny at the end
Do I have to stay with my child/children?
Yes. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
What will my child be doing?
Participants will receive a self-guided map that leads them to activity stations. Once they complete each activity, they will have their map stamped. At the end there is the chance to meet the Easter Bunny and have a photo taken with them, and here they also receive a chocolate treat.
So my child won’t be hunting for chocolate eggs?
No, for safety reasons we are not able to hide chocolate eggs out in the grass for children to find. Children with a Trail Map will be rewarded with a chocolate egg after completing each activity station.
What happens if it’s raining?
The event will go ahead in all weather so please come prepared. No refunds will be given.
Do we have to come at our chosen time slot?
You must arrive at your chosen time slot. You won’t be able to do the hunt earlier or later.
Can I buy a ticket on the day?
No, there will be no tickets sold on the day. Please buy your ticket beforehand to avoid disappointment.
Does each child need a ticket?
Yes. Children without a ticket will not be able to collect eggs or have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny.
Do adults need a ticket?
No. Only children participating in the event will need a ticket. Accompanying family do not need a ticket. Accompanying family will not receive chocolate.
How long does the course take?
Allow 30 to 45 mins to complete the course.