Fun and free Easter events

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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

Price: Free 

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 

Price: Free

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)