Whilst the annual Bendigo Easter parade isn’t happening this year, there will be lots of Easter celebrations across Bendigo.
Egg-splore Bendigo at Easter is a City wide Easter festival that kicks off on 1 April, running until 5 April.
All activities are family friendly, however tickets will need to be booked prior to the event for anyone under 12 years old due to capacity limits. You can book your tickets here.
There is a mixture of free and priced events, including craft workshops, historical walks, and performances by the Bendigo Chinese Association.
You can find the full list of events here. Keep reading for some of our favourite upcoming Easter activities.
A spectacular day of traditional Chinese Culture, live on stage featuring lion dance, folk dance and kung fu.
When: Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 April
Where: Ulumbarra Theatre
Time: 11:30am – 1pm and 3:30pm – 5pm
A hive of action-packed sports fun including activities from Gecko Sports, Connected Circus, and a tennis come-and-try session.
When: Friday 2 and Saturday 3 of April
Where: Fosterville Gold Tennis Centre
Time: 9am – 4pm – entry time will be determined on when your ticket is booked for
The perfect spot for buddying artists and crafty kids, includes
a range of interactive workshops and small amusement rides
When: Friday 2 until Sunday 3 April
Where: Canterbury Gardens, 2 Simpsons Road, Eaglehawk
Time: 9am – 3pm (Entry time will be determined on ticket booking)
Price: Free (additional activities can be purchased on site)
Enjoy the excitement of the carnival atmosphere. Delight in the thrill of the rides and try your luck at the carnival games.
When: Friday 2 – Sunday 3 April
Where: Tom Flood Sports Centre
Time: 6pm – 10pm (time varies on Easter Sunday so please refer to the Bendigo Easter Program)
Price: Free entry (ride tickets purchased on site)