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Where To Spend Easter In Brisbane

18 Mar 2018

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Sometimes, getting away for the Easter long weekend means spending way too much money and not getting nearly enough rest. If you’re planning to stay in this Easter, you won’t have to compromise on an enjoyable time; Brisbane will be jumping with exciting and fun events to fill up the weekend.

North Brisbane Easter Festival – Prospect Road, Mitchelton

Fun for the whole family, the North Brisbane Easter Festival will be running on the 30th & 31st of March. Entry is free, and you’ll have a whole day’s worth of exciting activities to occupy your time. Think a jumping castle, petting zoo, face painting, food vendors, performers and much more!
And of course, the Easter Festival wouldn’t be complete without the official Easter Egg Hunt!

Disney’s Aladdin The Musical – QPAC, South Bank

Dive into a whole new world this Easter long weekend with Disney’s Aladdin the Musical! Running at QPAC from the 20th of February, a showing of Aladdin is the perfect way to get into the festive Easter spirit. Transport back to your childhood with all your favourite musical numbers from the film, and enjoy the spectacular visual magic of the theatre show.

Good Friday Fish and Chips – Anywhere, Brisbane City

Whether you get takeaway or make it yourself at home, no Easter is complete without the annual fish and chip feed on Good Friday. Brisbane is home to many mouth-watering delectable fish and chip shops, so no matter where you live you’ll be sure to find a highly rated one close by.
For the ultimate experience, drive down to the Gold Coast for the afternoon and enjoy your fish and chips in true Aussie style by the sea.

Bluewater Festival, Shorncliffe Pier, Shorncliffe

If you’re looking for an enjoyable outdoors affair this Good Friday, you can’t beat the thrill of the Bluewater Festival at Shorncliffe Pier. Tagged as a fun-packed day to celebrate the commencement of the annual Brisbane to Gladstone yacht race, there’s plenty going on. With food trucks and markets, rides, games, activities and live entertainment – not to mention the beautiful blue waterfront – the whole family is guaranteed a great time.

Queen’s Baton Relay – Multiple Locations, Brisbane City

Participate in the excitement of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with the Queen’s Baton Relay, coming through Brisbane over the Easter long weekend. Traditionally held before the start of the Commonwealth Games, the baton relay inspires community celebration and excitement.
There are 10 official celebration zones in Brisbane, where you can join in the festivities and cheer on the relay runners as they head towards the Gold Coast.

Fancy escaping the busy Brisbane city for a getaway instead? Check out our list of QLD’s best weekend escapes here

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