By: Melissa Stevens
Chocolate and cute little fluffy bunnies. What’s not to like about Easter? With the kids on school holidays, make the most of the special activities being held around town, which promise to be cracking good fun. Here’s details of five egg-cellent things to do.
Kinder Joy Discovery Bay Easter Egg Hunt on the Beach
This annual event is always a massive affair. Kids aged between three and 10 are able to join the hunt for Easter eggs hidden in Tai Pak Beach. Participants are divided into different age groups – every egg found entitles the participant to an “Egg Redemption Prize”, with over 30,000 prizes in total. Egg hunters who uncover the eight grand eggs hidden among the smaller eggs will be awarded special prizes worth up to HK$9,000 in total. All participants will also receive a Welcome Goodies Bag and a Certificate of Excellence. There will also be an open air Fun Fair at DB Plaza and Tai Pak Beach.
The Arcade x Wonderland – Kids GT Racing Carnival
The Arcade at Cyberport has joined forces with Wonderland to present the Kids GT Racing Carnival. The four-day carnival will also offer a host of other activities over the long weekend. Let your kids experience the thrill of an outdoor GT Racing Carnival by hitting the racetrack, enjoying an egg hunt, driving the bumper cars or going bowling. They can also experience the interactive creative aquarium or the bouncy obstacle castle. There will also be 10 classic game booths. Registration for the Outdoor GT Racing Challenge is required on the Wonderland website here.
Easter on Ice @ Festival Walk
Festival Walk Shopping Centre’s ice rink, Glacier, will be the scene of some seasonal fun. Over the Easter weekend all skaters visiting Festival Walk Glacier will receive complimentary Ovaltine Nutritional Malted Chocolate Wafer and Ovalteenies Choco Malt Candy (while stocks last).
Frites Annual Easter Party
FRITES’ annual event is sure to be a big hit with young diners. Held on Saturday, 31 March, the party includes a magic show, an egg hunt, craft and best dressed competition in all locations of the Belgian beer house. There will also be egg hunts in all venues on 30 March and 1 April at 1.30pm.
Jamie’s Italian Easter Celebration
Jamie’s Italian is offering a special Easter brunch menu from 30 March to 2 April. They will have special menu items, such as poached salmon, and a special Easter offering of a carving station. Kids will love it, as there is a cupcake corner and an Easter egg hunt for both brunch and dinner.
EGGssentially ART! is themed around egglettes (or Gai Daan Jai in Cantonese), one of Hong Kong’s classic street food treats. Enjoy a series of activities that incorporates and celebrates the vibrant food and arts culture in Hong Kong, with 10 specialty restaurants and egglette parlours creating innovative and exclusive flavours of egglettes. There will also be a cooking demonstration, workshops and installations, all part of the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens carnival. EGGsentially ART! will be held from 30 March 2018 to 2 April.
Mavericks’ Annual Sunnyside Megga Scramble Egg Hunt
Head to Mavericks HK on Lantau on Easter Sunday (1 April) for this annual egg hunt event which will be held from 3pm–5pm. Kids will get a goodie bag of eggs plus the chance to win prizes from Mavericks, Treasure Island, VANS, 852Shop, Volcom, Float Captain, and more. There’s a limited capacity of only 50 kids. Walk-ins will be accepted if there is space on the day. A nominal participation fee of $50 will cover costs and ensure all participants get a goodie bag. Register with the children’s names at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spasso Easter Sunday Brunch
A ‘kid’s station’ will be the centrepiece of Sunday brunch at Spasso on 1 April. An extensive holiday spread will be on offer from 11.30am to 3.30pm with prices at HK$428 per adult, with a free-flow package for HK$178. Meanwhile, the kids will be kept busy with a whole afternoon of fun activities, including a chocolate fountain, egg decorating competitions, attractive prizes, and a cotton candy machine. Children under six dine free, and kids from six to 12 pay HK$228. The lucky winner of the egg decorating competition will win a HK$1,000 voucher for their parents to enjoy at Spasso or one of DiVino’s other restaurants.
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