Easter events in Port Elizabeth (2019)

So I have decided to share some Easter events in Port Elizabeth…because I’m just super nice like that.

This is not every single thing that is happening, but they are the ones that piqued my interest (usually it means they emailed me or I was tagged , whaaat, I’m both lazy and helpful it’s a slippery slope) so here goes:

We won’t be doing much in the realm of Easter festivities this year. At most it will be a hunt at home because it’s my grandfather’s funeral and both my mother and mother in law’s birthdays, I think it’s likely to be a home bound weekend…. So you should totally go out and have fun so we can live vicariously…..

Easter events in Port Elizabeth

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Splash Festival

I would be amiss if I didn’t start with a “Bay institution” , the Splash. A 4-day multi-faceted festival over Easter weekend with loads to offer! Sporting events – National Jetski Races, SA Beach Volleyball, Pro Wrestling, City Surf Pro and newly added Laser Tag! They promise over 30 Food Stalls. Arts and Crafts Stalls. Kiddies Entertainment – magicians, clowns and hypnotists.
Family entertainment – entertainment stages with over 32 local acts and headlining acts – Sdudla NoMa1000, DJ Ganyani and Snotkop.
This year – Splash has introduced two exciting new elements: The Conservation Station and Wine and Food Pairing!

It’s runs from 9am to 10pm and entry is free

Bay West Mall

If you head on over to the Central Court from Friday, 19 April to Monday, 22 April 2019, you are in for a treat. The have organised quite the shindig (I feel like I can say shindig, unironically, let me be) From photos with the Beacon Bunny, a Bargain Books Colouring Zone, Mugg & Bean Coffee Counter for the parents to Arts & Crafts and Face Painting for the little ones

The line-up:
Photos with the Beacon Bunny (19 – 20 April 2019)
Mugg & Bean Coffee Counter
Bargain Books Colouring Zone
Arts and Crafts & Face Painting (21 – 22 April 2019)
– 10am to 3pm

The Boardwalk

The Boardwalk always “brings it” during festive seasons and this weekend is no different. From 20 to 22 April 2019, there will be hosting a puppet show for the little ones. The puppet show organised by The Boardwalk in conjunction with Obed Productions will be at 14h00 at The Boardwalk Amphitheatre. Tickets cost R20 each and proceeds will go to charity.

Kids can look forward to free rides at the Magic Company Games Arcade from 10am to 11am on 20 and 21 April. On 22 April, there is a not-to-be-missed Easter Egg Hunt taking place on The Boardwalk Hotel’s lawns at noon.

Radisson Blu

At the Radisson you can enjoy Easter Sunday lunch with the family from 12.30. This includes a welcome drink, full lunch buffet, Easter egg hunt for kids, a kiddies play area, live Music,

Cost per person:
• R315 per adult
• R150 per child (applicable to kids 6-11 years)
• No charge (applicable to kids 0-5 years)

Menu includes:
• Soup and bakers basket
• Blu salads valley
• Pickled fish
• Selection of Mains
• Hot pudding, chocolate fountain and mini desserts

Open to the public. Bookings are essential. Contact Monique Robertson on Monique.Robertson@radissonblu.com

The Barn

The Barn has enlisted the help of the Paw Patrol and the Easter Bunny to give kids an Easter Treat. With various play areas, a petting zoo and restaurant there is something for everyone.

The barn will be open from 10am to 2pm for the Easter weekend and entry is R25 for kids and R10 for adults.

Magenta Mountain

On Saturday (April 20) Magenta Mountain will be hosting an Easter hunt for the kiddies. And it is free to join in, just be sure to book your place on:041 450 5542 as they can only accommodate 12 kids per session.

10:00 : 2-4 years old
12:00 : 5-6 years old
14:00 : 7 and up

Last but by no means least, head over to my home town for…

The Uitenhage Easter Picnic

They promise good music, i a car show, a fashion show and food stalls and trucks , Over 20 local artist and national acts to entertain us through out the day. Gates open 12h30. Tickets are R120 general ticket and R350 VIP Lounge

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