Love Local Guide: Family feasts and Easter treats

love local guide easter
love local guide easter
Egg-cellent School Holiday Inspiration
Plan your days off on the Central Coast for a cracking Easter school holiday.

With minimal restrictions in place and high vaccination rates providing safety and confidence, we can now start getting back to more regular holiday and social activities with plenty on offer on the Central Coast.

If you're on the Central Coast this Easter, you can enjoy these cool Autumn feasts across a variety of iconic dining scenes on the Coast. For easy parental planning, we've rounded up some top kiddie destinations passionate putting the hippity hoppity fun into your family's Easter. if you haven't got a plan together, you better hop to it!

Family treats
Central Coast Easter Egg Hunts
Glenworth Valley giant Easter Egg Hunt! Image: @glenworthvalley
Glenworth Valley Giant Easter Egg Hunt! Image: @glenworthvalley
Glenworth Valley giant Easter Egg Hunt! Image: @glenworthvalley
Giant Easter Egg Hunt at Glenworth Valley

The kids will love Glenworth Valley’s giant easter egg hunt with 25,000 chocolate eggs to be found, the Easter Bunny can't wait to see your basket piled high with delicious brightly coloured eggs. 

Get tickets today from Glenworth Valley. To get in bright and early why not stay or book a fun Glenworth Valley adventure afterwards to enjoy some good old fashion country air kayaking, horse riding, axe throwing there's lots to do. 

Angel Sussurri Easter parade

Join the pied piper on the march down linga longa from Angel Sussurri to Jack Gear Reserve on this annual Easter hunt in Yarramalong Valley. Hopping off at 2pm on Easter Sunday, there's even a competition for the best dressed and most creative DIY decorated Easter basket. To register, simply send Angel Sussuri a message on Instagram with names and number of children attending. BYO egg basket!

The Beachie at Toukley
Image credit: @thebeachie
Fun and games at The Beachie

Enjoy a jam-packed schedule of Easter festivities happening at The Beachie the whole family can enjoy!  The Beachcomber Hotel & Resort, or as the locals call it ‘The Beachie’ is an iconic waterfront destination located in the heart of the Central Coast, Toukley. ‘Eat, Drink, Play + Stay’ all long weekend with sweeping waterfront views, Hamptons-inspired ambience, boutique-style accommodation, exclusive pool-club, multiple eateries and bars, it’s the perfect place to gear into holiday mode.

Saturday 16th April
🎪 Jumping castle from 2pm
🎈 Balloon twister from 2pm
🍬 Lolly bags

Sunday 17th April
🐣 Massive Easter egg hunt from 10am
🐰 Face painting, Easter Bunny and Easter Fairy from 11am
🎪 Jumping castle from 10am

Book your lunch reservation or holiday stay at the Beachcomber Hotel & Resort.

Wine tasting with your egg hunt at Firescreek Winery

On Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday, families can venture to Firescreek Winery in Holgate to be part of a free Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt starts for the kiddies at 11am each day, and while they fossick around the botanical garden for hidden treats, parents can enjoy a complimentary wine tasting at the on site cellar door. Booking is absolutely essential – so hop on over to their website to book your little bunnies in. 

Pullman Magenta Shores Easter Egg Hunt
Pullman Magenta Shores Easter Egg Hunt image credit @pullmanmagentashoresresort
Stay on the Coast and swap your garden for an Easter egg hunt around a resort!

Pullman Magenta Shores  

Resort guests are invited on Sunday 17th April to join an Easter Egg Hunt on the lakeside lawn. For children aged 0-5 years the fun begins at 11am and for 6-12 years 11.30am. Parents need to register children at reception upon arrival.

There is also fun-filled school holiday program with activities for kids to enjoy all week including fun craft activities, balloon twisting, pizza making, magic show, mini spas and face painting. 

Take a look at the holidays schedule.

Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific 

Go hunting around the Haven Terrace on Sunday 17th April and find out winners in the colouring competition, where the winner will receive a return stay and breakfast for two adults and two children.

Book your long weekend stay at Crowne Plaza Terrigal. 


Easter Chocolates at Bells
Cuvee Chocolates at Bells Bakery Image credit: @bells_at_killcare
Hot Cross Buns at Bells
Hot Cross Buns at Bells Bakery Image credit: @bells_at_killcare
Bells Bakery and Larder

All things Easter are now available in the Bells Bakery and Larder, from Bells Bakery Hot Cross Buns, made from their special recipe, filled with spices and fruit mix, to an assortment of beautiful handmade chocolates from Cuvee Chocolates. Bells Bakery and Larder is open seven days a week from 8am - 4pm. 

The Marshmallow
The Marshmallow Co's Easter treats Image credit @themarshmallowco

The Marshmallow
The Marshmallow Co

Make your Insta friends drool over special Easter treats from The Marshmallow Co's caramel filled chocolate heart for the chocolate lover in your life or fun filled Easter eggs for something different for the little ones. Something for everyone. Get your click and collect order from their website. 

Bells at Killcare Easter Family Feast
Easter Sunday Lunch at Bells, Killcare image credit: @bells_at_killcare
Family feasts
Bells at Killcare

Why not have a wonderful gastronomy getaway at Bells, Killcare for Easter Sunday lunch. Hosting Easter Sunday lunch is one of the most popular dates on the passionate Chefs from bells calendar, a wonderful day of relaxed family feasting. Guests will enjoy a three-course shared menu from noon which is $140 for adults and $55 for kids under 13. 

To book, please visit The Wild Flower Bar & Dining, or phone 4349 7000.

High Tea at Pullman Magenta Shores
High Tea at Pullman Magenta Shores image credit: @pullmanmagentashoresresort
Seafood Buffet at Pullman Magenta Shores
Seafood buffet at Pullman Magenta Shores image credit: @pullmanmagentashoresresort
Pullman Magenta Shores - Buffett’s Restaurant

Seafood buffets and High Tea's yes, please!

Holidays are for over indulging on culinary delights at Pullman Magenta Shores. You can't go wrong with either of these options and bookings are essential. Enjoy a classic Good Friday Seafood lunch on the 15th April for $99 per adult and $49 per child. Make High Tea a family affair for Sunday's Easter lunch at Barretts Restaurant.

Go to Pullman Magenta Shores - Buffett’s Restaurant. 

Terrigal Beach House for Easter Lunch
Image credit: Terrigal Beach House
Oyster + Moët Special at Terrigal Beach House

Live music all weekend at Terrigal Beach House, with an Oyster + Moët special, where patrons can get a bottle of Moët and a dozen oysters for $150. Oysters and champagne is always a classic pairing. And Moet and Chandon never disappoints.

Image credit @osteriailcoccia
Osteria il Coccia

A special Easter Sunday feast Italian style! Six course lunch, with shared sides, for $150 per person excluding wine. 

Wallarah Bay Recreational Club
Image credit Wallarah Bay Recreational Club
Wallarah Bay Recreational Club

Situated right on the Tuggerah Lake, Wallarah Bay Recreational Club has the perfect view for you to relax over dinner or a beverage with friends and family this Easter at Dish Restaurant. 

Family Fun Day Saturday 23rd April on the Foreshore at Wally Bay!

🏰 Adrenaline Rush Obstacle Course from 11am-4pm
🦁 Face Painting from 1pm-3pm
🐍 Kym the Reptile Man from 1:30pm-3:30pm
🍻 Balter pop up bar!
🎤 Live music from 12pm til late!

Pearl Beach Memorial Hall.
Image credit: Pearl Beach Progress
Pearl Beach Memorial Hall

The Pearl Beach Memorial Hall's Easter fundraiser activities are for everyone. Easter Saturday, The Hall's committee will be hosting a Book Fair which has been going for forty five years and is the largest fundraiser on the calendar. There will also be an Art Trail on Saturday with over twenty local artisans opening their homes and studios to showcase and sell their art and craft items. Start off at the Memorial Hall of course! Don't miss these annual events and be sure to stop off at Pearls on the Beach restaurant, Crommelin Native Arboretum, the gorgeous ocean pool and Cafe during your visit. 

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