Lerato Maimela
3 minute read
31 Mar 2021
2:30 pm

Eggciting things to do in Gauteng this Easter weekend

Lerato Maimela

This Easter weekend gig guide is jam packed with enjoyable activities to do that are suitable for the whole family

Picture: iStock

As we’re heading to the end of the month of March, we are also steadily approaching the Easter weekend.

The ways  we now celebrate special holidays and occasions have changed drastically due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but with the correct protocol and safety precautions, it is possible for you to have a joyous Easter holiday with your family and other loved ones.

Easter, also known as Resurrection Sunday, is a Christian holiday that commemorates the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. The holiday is celebrated globally, with loved ones coming together to share meals with one another, children engaging in Easter egg hunts, and churches holding weekend long services.

This Easter weekend gig guide is jam packed with enjoyable activities suitable for the whole family, keeping in mind the social distancing and safety precautions set in place to ensure that all attending can have safe fun.

Here is what to expect:

Easter Weekend Extravaganza 

Date: 2 April 2021 to 5 April 2021

Spoil the kids with a trip to the Walter Sisulu National Botanical garden in Roodepoort, where they will get a chance to meet the Easter bunny and join in many fun-filled kiddies activities such as face painting, wood arts, bag painting, jumping castles and much more.

Easter Market & Adoption Day

Date: 3 April 2021

Get the chance to spend the day with adorable fur-babies at the Critter Rescue SA Charity Shop as it hosts the Easter Market and Adoption Day. The fur-babies are also available for adoption so you can make a fur-babies day by adopting one and giving them a lovely home.

Egoli Easter Weekend Family Market

Date: 3 April 2021 to 4 April 2021

Take the family over to the Egoli Waterworld & Funpark to join in the Easter celebrations with fun-filled activities such as egg hunts, water fun, a petting zoo, tea garden and shisanyama and beer garden, as well as a festival market.

Brooklyn Antique Fair 

Date: 3 April 2021

Brooklyn Mall hosts 20 antique and collectible dealers from across the country selling books, jewellery, Royal Doulton china, coins, stamps and more.

Easter Sunday Lunch at Misty Hills 

Date: 4 April 2021

Grab the whole family and head to the Misty Hills Country Hotel for a delightful Easter Sunday lunch. The lunch is R360 per person and R180 for children under 12.

Rosebank Mall

Head to Rosebank Mall with the family to do some Easter outfit shopping at Nicci Boutiques, Contempo, Vogue Boutique and Baby’s Closet.

Head over to Woolworths, Pick n Pay, or Checkers to do some Easter grocery shopping for the Easter lunch you may have planned for the family or friends.

What would a special occasion or celebration be without a glass of perfectly chilled bubbly or wine? Head over to @home to check out their brand new Lucaris Collection of stemware. Need some fancy new bakeware for your Easter lunch desserts? Pop into Le Creuset to check out the new non-stick Easter bakeware.

 

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