Words by Emily Chelchowski
It’s that time of year again when it’s completely acceptable to eat a whole Cadbury bunny to yourself for breakfast and have a stockpile of HotXBuns. However, if you are still going with the “New Year, New You” mantra, then perhaps our Easter what’s on guide is perfect for you!
Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Festival…
Nutella is a crowd favourite chocolate, so who could resist? SAJC is hosting Nutella Palooza for yet another year on Easter Saturday. With over 50 food trucks and vendors serving up Nutella cocktails, shakes, waffles and so much more. Be sure to bring the kids along as Hit 107.1 is hosting an Easter egg hunt. With Adelaide’s premier dessert bar, 50SIXONE hosting a pop-up restaurant and celebrity chef’s whipping up some amazing demonstrations this is one event not to be missed.
Pre-purchase your tickets HERE to avoid the queue. Entry is only from $10.
If you want to get away from all the craziness that’s happening in the city, why not take the beautiful drive to the Clare Valley on April 20th? With amazing views, award-winning food and wine along with the annual Clare Easter Races, there is something for everyone. This is one of the largest events held in the region for the year where everyone get’s dressed up to compete in The Fashion At The Races competition. Be sure to book your private marquee early, pack up the picnic chairs and bring a gourmet spread.
https://southaustralia.com/products/clare-valley/event/2019-clare-valley-easter-races – book your tickets now
A MUST do…
A beautiful drive in the Adelaide Hills is always spectacular. Why not pop into the famous Melba’s Chocolate Factory open all Easter long Weekend located just outside of Woodside. With something for the whole family including face painting for the kiddies, giant chocolate sculpting and even a chance to win a Giant Milk Chocolate Rabbit valued at $50 this is a opportunity not to be missed. If you are looking for a coffee boost to keep yourself going don’t worry, their café will be open serving specialty hot chocolate, milkshakes and a number of sweet treats over the weekend.
Melba’s Chocolates: 22 Henry Street, Woodside SA 5244
A Kids Free Zone
Another scenic drive through the Barossa Valley with some chocolate and wine pairing sounds like the perfect Easter weekend. Elderton Wines located in Nurioopta are hosting a seated, decadent wine and chocolate pairing with one of Australia’s master chocolate makers. Being held on both Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 11:45am this is a great opportunity to try local wines and still manage to have the Easter theme while enjoying a relaxed time with friends and family.
Elderton Wines: 3-5 Tanunda Rd, Nurioopta SA 5355
Wishing everyone a safe and Happy Easter!
Until next time,