Egg-citing Easter events in Port Elizabeth this weekend

If you in Nelson Mandela Bay and are looking for something fun to do with the kiddies tomorrow, hunt no more (bad pun I know) There are a couple egg-citing events (last one I promise) happening in PE tomorrow….

The Annual Port Elizabeth Easter Egg Hunt is organised for the enjoyment of families in PE by City Lights Church : For God – For Good.

Registration at the venue (55 Alan Drive, Walmer Downs) will begin at 10.30am.

At registration you pay (R20 per child) and will issued with a colour coded wrist band.
These will correspond to the time your children will “Hunt” and the colour eggs they will be searching for. They work on a first come first served basis and ask that parents and children to patiently co-operate with times and instructions to ensure smooth running on the day.
The first hunt will run at 11.10am. Other hunts will run approximately every 20 minutes until 2.30pm. You are welcome to come any time within this window. ( The request that families consider car pooling as parking might get tight).

Families are welcome to bring picnic baskets and blankets and to stay and enjoy the park and other entertainment on offer.

A variety of food will be available to purchase at “the hunt’.

Although online registration for the event is now closed. They say that if you go down tomorrow (March 26) between 10.30am and 1.00pm they should be able to include you.

Looking for something different to do with the kids??

Make a turn at La Gioia Restaurant Tomorrow for a Easter Egg Hunt followed by Hop the Movie open air Cinema Style!

The restaurant will be serving up some yummy Comfort food for all ages OR pre-book your Movie Night Picnic Basket which will include a FREE Bos Ice Tea for Kids!

Bring some blankets, pillows and Empty stomachs!!

(*update they are all booked up BUT will be having more movie nights in the future so keep an eye on their facebook page)

The Splash Festival also takes place this weekend and according to organisers it is set to be the biggest one yet.

The CellC Splash Festival 2016 will be hosting an easter egg hunt this Sunday, 27 March at 11:00.  This is a free event and you are requested bring all your family and friends along for a fun-filled day

The Boardwalk  has a whole weekend of events planned starting today.

Friday, 25 March 2016 (today) they will be showing off a  edible Easter garden on display at The Boardwalk Hotel (After the weekend all that chocolate will be off to a children’s charity which is pretty great).  In the Craft Workshop, between noon and 3 children can have photos taken with Easter Bunny and friends, and then join in the Egg Painting and Colour in Competition in the Wimpy Forecourt. Balloon twisting and a Stilt Walker will engage and entertain children around the complex.

On Saturday, between 10am and 11am children can enjoy free rides with the Magic Company in the Retail area and the chance of a free ice-cream from Ola Café at special stops around the complex. An Easter Bunny and friend photo opportunity takes place in the Craft Workshop between noon and 3pm accompanied by Egg Painting and a Colour in Competition. There will also be a special Magic Show to entertain younger audiences. In the Wimpy Forecourt, children can hop on the Jumping Castle for a bounce about and have their face painted as their favourite Easter character. Look out for the magic Statue on 2nd Avenue. Taking place around the complex will be Balloon Twisting and a Stilt Walker.

On Sunday,  children can enjoy Free Rides from the Magic Company between 10am and 11am in the Retail area. Between noon and 3pm the family is invited to share a photo opportunity with Easter Bunny and friends in the Craft Workshop, along with a Colour in Competition and Egg painting. A jumping castle will be available for free play in the Wimpy area. A Stilt Walker and Balloon Twisting will take place around the complex or take a stroll up 2nd Avenue on the lookout for the magic Statue.

Monday  sees a photo opportunity with Easter Bunny and friends taking place in the Craft Workshop between noon and 3pm.  This again runs in conjunction with the Colour in Competition and Egg painting in the Craft Workshop and from 1pm onwards there will be a Jumping Castle in the Wimpy Forecourt. Children can visit the Craft Workshop for some Soft Play or participate in Balloon Twisting around the complex. At 14h00 the Stilt Walker will tour the complex.

Baywest Mall has a host of events happening for the whole family this weekend – This includes daily Easter egg hunts at 10h30, 11h30 & 13h30, face painting, hop scotch & a colouring in lucky draw brought to you by Keedo & Bargain Book Baywest! Round up the kids for a weekend of fun and games as we celebrate Easter at Baywest Mall
and remember Jesus is the reason for the season

One thought on “Egg-citing Easter events in Port Elizabeth this weekend

  1. Laura says:

    I did my post on our time there today (its up tomorrow) and saw Homeleigh also has some Easter stuff happening.

    I was completely taken by your little city!!!

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