10 Family-fun activities to do this Easter weekend

10 Family-fun activities to do this Easter weekend

Not going away this Easter weekend and need a few ideas on what you can do with the family? Well, we are here to help you out! 

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The Easter weekend is upon us and many are always stuck wondering what to do - ask us, we know! 

If you did not know, there are actually fun things you can do with family that everyone will enjoy. From theatre productions, markets, Easter egg hunts and physical activities, there is something for the whole family. 

Here are a few things you can do this coming weekend:

Arts & Culture Actvities

Freckleface Strawberry, the Musical

Produced by the National Children’s Theatre, this family production is a heartwarming, feel-good musical with a moral lesson: ‘accept who you are’. 

When: 14 March - 13 April

Where: National Children’s Theatre. 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, Johannesburg


Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids

Winnie the Pooh must be one of the most popular kids' stories around and rightly so - the story contains countless life lessons and nuggets of wisdom which even adults should listen to. Joburg Theatre is hosting this lovely family-friendly production based on this beloved story, as well as the Disney animated feature films.

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When: 11 March - 30 April

Where: Joburg Theatre Complex. Loveday Str & Hoofd Str, Johannesburg


Transformers Animatronics

Love the Transformers? Well, this Transformers exhibition brings characters to life and is a must for Transformers fans of all ages. Expect awe-inspiring sculptures and state-of-the-art technology while walking through a life-like Cybertron planet.

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When: 11 March - 28 May

Where: Emperors Palace. 64 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, Johannesburg

Love food and want to know where the latest organic markets are? We love markets because not only do they support small businesses, but they are super fun and super tasty!


Fourways Farmers Market

When: Every Sunday: 09h00 - 16h00

Where: C/O William Nicol Drive and Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways

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Bryanston Organic Market

When: Every Thursday & Saturday: 09h00 - 15h00

Where: 40 Culross Rd, Bryanston, Johannesburg


The Blubird Wholefood Market Birnam

When: Every Sunday: 09h00 - 14h00

Where: Blubird Shopping Centre, C/O Atholl-Oaklands Rd and Fort Str, Birnam


Rosebank Sunday Market

When: Every Sunday: 09h00 - 16h00

Where: Rosebank Mall, 50 Bath Avenue, Johannesburg

Just want to have fun? Well, there are a few destinations that will have you enjoying one activity to the next. 

Easter Playground - Silverstar Casino

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When: Now - 17 April

Where: Silverstar Casino

Time: Daily - 10am - 5pm

Child-friendly entertainment will include a soft play park, train rides, pedal go-karts on an inflatable track, a water slide and buskers. The Easter Bunny will also be making an appearance on certain days, with treats for the children. 

For those who prefer spending their time watching movies, the Easter Playground will have two free family movie screenings. On Friday 14 April, guests can catch the screening of 'HOP' and on Saturday 15 April, the 'Rise of the Guardians' will be shown.

Entrance is free. 

Lippizaners Easter Performance

Be mesmerised be a Lippizaner performance and enjoy a meal, as well as an Easter egg hunt, before the show.

When: 15 April

Time: 1pm

Where: 1 Dahlia Road, Kyalami

Gold Reef City

Africa’s largest theme park promises an exciting and fun-filled day out. This family excursion must-visit has thrill rides, tamer family rides, a 4D theatre and a mine museum with an underground mine tour. A cinema, a variety of child-friendly restaurants and accommodation are also available.

When: During School Holidays: Monday - Sunday: 9am - 5pm 

Where: C/O  Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Ormonde

With all these ideas we are sure you are going to have a fun and enjoyable Easter weekend! 

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