Easter events you need to know about

2014-04-14 08:56

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The Easter weekend is coming up, and what better way to spend the weekend with loved ones, at some of the country's best Easter themed events.

Western Cape

Easter Fun on Table Mountain

Date: 20 April 2014
Venue: Table Mountain, Cape Town
Time: 10:00 – 13:00
Ticket pricing: R100 (kids) and R205 for adults
Good to know: The Easter egg hunt will take place at the Top Station. Should the weather not be suitable, the hunt will be moved to 21 April 2014.
For more information: www.tablemountain.net

Spier Easter Egg Hunt

Date: 20 April 2014
Venue: Spier Hotel, Stellenbosch
Ticket pricing: R325 per adult
(includes hunt)
R162.50 Children (6-12)
(includes hunt)
Just coming for the hunt? R100pp
(excludes lunch)
Good to know: Children are guaranteed to have fun with chicken jumping castle, face and egg painting available throughout the event.  Parents will also be entertained with chocolate and wine tasting.
For more information visit: www.spier.co.za/events


The Lindt Gold Bunny magical race

Date:  17 – 21 April 2014
Venue: V&A Waterfront
Time: 11am to 2:30pm and then again from 3pm to 6pm.
Ticket pricing: Free
Good to know: The free Lindt Gold Bunny Magical Race comes complete with soft plush bunny rides ranging in size to accommodate up to 20 young visitors at a time. The age restriction for bunny racers is three to nine years old and young visitors will be able to bunny race around the large track demarcated with white picket fencing.
For more information: www.waterfront.co.za or 021 408 7600.

Easter Sunday Lunch at the Twelve Apostles

Date: 20 April 2014
Venue: Twelve Apostles, Cape Town
Time: 12:00
Ticket pricing: R385 per person, R195 for kids younger than the age of 12 years
Good to know: The  Sunday lunch will take place at both the Azure Restaurant and the Atlantic Terrace Marquee. This buffet style lunch is also perfect for kids as there will be a mini Easter egg hunt set to entertain children
For more information/reservation: restaurants@12apostles.co.za


Nissan Easter Festival

Date: 12 April – 21 April 2014
Venue: Kyalami Park
Ticket pricing: Free
Good to know: The Nissan Easter Festival is set to bring you equestrian events, entertainment, food, and child-friendly activities.
For more information: www.facebook.com/nissansouthafrica.


Rand Easter show

Date: 18 April 2014 - 28 April 2014
Venue:  JHB expo centre
Good to know: Food, entertainment and a chance to buy all sorts of items is what will be offered at this year’s Rand Easter Show. Support from SA’s largest and most prestigious companies.
For more information: www.randshow.co.za

Montecasino Beach Easter Festival

Date: 17 – 21 April 2014
Venue: Montecasino Outdoor Piazzo, Fourways
Ticket pricing: R30 (for the kiddie activities), and FREE for general admission
Good to know: The Outdoor Piazzo will be transformed into a tropical beach. Expect sandcastles, beach games, ice cream, sunset cocktails, cool musical vibes and plenty of seafood!
For more information visit: www.montecasino.co.za

All Star Easter

Date: 20 April 2014
Venue: Zone 6 Venue, Soweto
Ticket pricing: R80 (early bird ticket), R100 before 18:00, and R200 for VIP tickets
Good to know: A different way to celebrate Easter, this event provides the opportunity for you to enjoy the latest jams across all genres as its set to feature household names such as DJ Warras, Speedsta, DJ Tira, Black Motion, Lootlove and Pearl Thusi.
For more information: www.facebook.com/Zone6Venue

Rietvlei Easter Treasure Hunt

Date: 14 April 2014
Venue: Rietvlei Zoo Farm
Time: 12:00 - 16:00
Ticket pricing: R30, R20 (children), R10 (pensioners)
Good to know: This treasure hunt includes a market as well as an Easter themed picnic, so make sure you pack a picnic basket, and invite family and friends.
For more information: info@rietvleifarm.co.za


Africa’s largest Easter Egg hunt

Date: 19 – 20 April 2014
Venue: uShaka Marine World
Time: 07:00
Ticket pricing: R110
Good to know:  TheEaster egg hunt is 2 hours long, and there will also be live entertainment at the uShaka dolphin stadium and dolphin show.
For more information contact: www.ushakamarineworld.co.za


Easter Sunday Concert

Date: 20 April 2014
Venue: Playhouse, Durban
Time: 15:00
Ticket pricing: R85 - R120 per person
Good to know: The concert will feature the country’s leading opera singers and will follow the story of the”Messiah”, the Crucifixion and the Resurrection.

Umhlanga Liberty Easter Carnival Trail Run

Date: 20 April 2014
Venue:  Umhlanga Promenade, KwaZulu-Natal
Time: 6:00 – 17:00
Ticket pricing: 16km (R120 / R130 late entry), 10km (R100 / R110 late entry), 5km (R50 / R60 late entry
Good to know: All levels of fitness are welcome bas you can either walk or run along the Carnival trail.
For more information:  buzzhilde@vodamail.co.za


Splashy Fen

Date: 17- 21 April 2014
Venue: Underberg , KwaZulu-Natal
Ticket pricing: R600 - advance ticket (for the whole festival available on Computicket).
Gate tickets:
R700 per person arriving on Thursday 17 April or Friday 18 April
R500 per person arriving on Saturday 19 April
R200 per person arriving on Sunday 20 April
Good to know: Expect Arts & Crafts Market, bars, camping areas, children’s entertainment, craft beer, hiking, and a great time.
For more information:  www.splashyfen.co.za.

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