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What's on this Easter

Easter means friends and family, long weekend adventures, mysterious rabbit cameos… oh, and probably some chocolate. So for anyone looking for last minute ideas, here’s a helpful list of what’s on and who’s open this long weekend.

Dining & Entertainment

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360Q

Friday: Open from 8am for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Featuring a special a la carte seafood lunch, as Barry fires up the BBQ – with a portion of the profits going to the Good Friday Appeal.

Saturday & Sunday: Open from 8am for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Basil's Farm 

Friday: Open for lunch only, with a special seafood menu!

Saturday: Open for breakfast and lunch.

Sunday: Open for breakfast and lunch, with live music and free Easter eggs for the kids!

Bellarine Estate Restaurant

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Open for Lunch and Dinner

Sunday: Open for Lunch

Cellar Door Open 7 days (Closed Good Friday)

Black Salt Restaurant

Open every day of the Easter weekend.

Breakfast 7.30-10pm Dinner 6-9pm

(A 15% surcharge applies to all public holidays.)

Circa 1902

With daily specials, full Tapas menu and the Circa Bar is open!

Friday: Open 10am-10pm

Saturday: Open 10am-10pm, with Dave O’Brien playing live on the porch from 3pm.

Sunday: Open 10am-10pm

Flying Brick Cider Co.

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Open 10am-11pm

Sunday: Open 10am-5pm

Geelong Hotel

Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday: Open from 11.30am till late. With live music on Friday and Saturday night. (No surcharge on public holidays).

Inverleigh Hotel

Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday: Open from 10am-6pm.

Lunch between 12-4pm, and dinner on Sunday from 6-8:30pm (depending on demand).

Jack Rabbit

Friday: Closed

Saturday & Sunday: Open from 10am-11pm

Little Creatures Canteen

Friday: Open from 10am-10pm (No Booze before 12)
Saturday: Open from 8am-10pm
Sunday: Open from 8am-10pm

Leura Park Estate

Friday: Closed

Saturday, Sunday & Monday: Open from 10am-5pm

Macglashans Wallington Estate

Friday: Open from 12pm-5pm

Saturday, Sunday & Monday: Open from 11am-5pm

Market Square

Friday – Closed

Saturday: Open from 9am-5pm

Sunday & Monday: Open from 11am-5pm

MiShells Seafood Queenscliff

Featuring a seafood raffle, with all proceeds going to the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Friday: Open 8.30am till late

Saturday 8.30 am till late (unless sold out)

Sunday 9.00am till 12 noon (call to confirm availability)

Noble Rot Wine Store and Bar Point Londsdale

Friday: Closed

Saturday & Sunday: Open 11am-7pm

Monday: Open 4pm-8pm

Oakdene Wines

Friday: Closed

Saturday & Sunday: Open for lunch and dinner.

(Note – 20% surcharge applies on public holidays)

Queenscliff Brewhouse

Open all weekend, the Queenscliff Brewhouse has a jam packed schedule of free music.

Friday: Open from 11am-1pm, with Lukey Legs performing live from 9pm.

Saturday: Open from 11am-1pm, with Mudtrain performing live from 9pm.

Sunday: Open from 11am-11pm, with Max Rudd performing live from 2:30pm.

Sailors Rest

Perfect for Easter family lunch or relaxed alfresco dining, Sailors Rest is open all weekend. Book now.

Friday & Saturday: 8:30 till late

Sunday & Monday: 8:30-3pm

Scotchmans

Friday: Open 12-5pm

Saturday, Sunday & Monday: Open 10am-5pm

Sonny / Petty Kitchen

Friday: Open 8am-4pm

Saturday: 9am-3pm

Terindah Estate

Friday: Restaurant open 12pm-4pm

Saturday & Sunday: Restaurant open 8am-4pm

Monday: Restaurant open 12pm-4pm

Cellar door open every day from 10am-4pm.

 

Activities & Shopping

Adventure Park

Open every day.

Barwon Book Sellers

Friday & Sunday: Closed

Saturday: Open 10am-5pm

Bellarine Adventure Golf

Open every day 10am-5:30pm (last tee-off at 4:30pm).

Bellarine Community Farmers' Market

Market day is Easter Saturday this month, with stallholders offering a host of terrific seasonal, local produce, fresh food & coffee-to-go, plus a kids' craft tent and a few chocolate surprises for our customers!

Friday & Saturday: 9am-10pm

Sunday: 9am-4pm

Charles Rose

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Open 10am-4pm

Sunday & Monday: Closed

Clyde Park Bannockburn

Featuring live music, wine tasting, an Easter egg hunt and a range of kids’ craft activities.

Friday: Closed

Saturday, Sunday & Monday: 9:30am-5pm

Curlewis Golf Club

Friday: Golf Shop & Course: Open 7am-6pm / Bistro and Bar: Closed all day

Saturday: Golf Shop & Course: Open 7am-6pm / Bistro and Bar: 10am-10pm

Sunday & Monday: Golf Shop & Course: Open 7am-6pm / Bistro and Bar: 10am-5pm

Dolphin Swims

Spend some time with the locals this long weekend, snorkelling and swimming with seals and dolphins in their natural environment. Mention this story for a 15% discount on your tour.

Friday & Sunday: Closed

Saturday & Monday: Tours depart 8:30am & 1pm

Dylene Caravan Park

Open all weekend, 8am-9pm.

Easter Egg Hunt for our younger guests with a Special Visit from the Easter Bunny herself.

Fairy Park

Open all Easter weekend, featuring balloon art, face painting, magic shows and a host of other entertainment. The Easter Bunny will even make an appearance! Bring the family for a picnic, but arrive early to avoid disappointment.

For the Love of Grape

Friday: Closed

Saturday & Sunday: Open for small tours.

Fort Queenscliff

Friday & Monday: Closed

Saturday & Sunday: Open for tours at 1pm & 3pm

Geelong Trash & Treasure

Friday & Sunday: Closed

Saturday: Open 8am-4pm

How Bazaar

Friday: Closed

Saturday & Sunday: Open 10am-5.30pm.

Lonsdale Golf Club

Open all weekend, with a special all-ages Chip for Charity event on Good Friday, sausage sizzle available all day and proceeds going to the Good Friday Appeal.

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Bar open 10:30am - Late / Bistro open 6pm-8:30pm

Sunday: Bar open 11am–Late. / Bistro open (brunch) 11am-3pm and (dinner) 6pm-8:30pm. Featuring live music by Red Dog in the garden.

Monday: Closed

Lonsdale Tomato Farm

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Open 9am–4pm

Sunday: Open 10am–4pm

Metropolis Gallery

Friday & Sunday: Closed

Saturday & Monday: 10am–4pm

Mud Day Spa

Open all weekend, 10am–6pm as per usual.

Paddle Life Barwon Heads

Open for Easter Holidays, Easter weekend and by booking moving forward from the Easter season.

Portarlington Golf Club

Open all Easter Weekend, there’ll be a Good Friday seafood draw and crayfish raffle with all proceeds going to the Royal Children’s Hospital Appeal.

Open all weekend, 10am till late.

Portarlington Miniature Railway

Saturday & Sunday: 11am–4pm

Sage Farm, Bannockburn

Farm tours Easter Saturday at 12.30pm and 3.30pm, $5 per person including a milkshake!

Searoad Ferries

Open Every Day from 7am-6pm

Ferries departing as per yearly timetable, leaving from Queenscliff and Sorrento on the hour, from 7am to 6pm.

Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre 

Friday: Closed

Saturday & Sunday: Open 10am-5pm

Special Activities

We Are All Smurfs Exhibition We Are All Smurfs Exhibition located outside Target, OPSM and Kmart. Decorate your very own Smurfs drink cup at the Smurfs activity centre outside Target. The Easter Bunny Arrives Saturday: 11am to 2pm Have your professional photo taken with the Easter Bunny outside Target. Receive a free Smurfs plush toy with every photo purchased^. ^Limited to the first 400 children.

Willie Wildlife Sculptures

Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday: Open 10am–4pm

Special Easter Drinks at The Hive Gallery in Ocean Grove on Saturday from 2-5pm. There will be new artworks on display as well as the opportunity to meet the artists and have a glass of champagne.

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