Updated: Apr 17, 2019
Head to Your Local this Easter long-weekend for hops of a different kind, as the Easter Bunny pays a visit to kids and adults alike! Your Local has a range of events happening from family fun days to late-night celebrations, so however you choose to spend your long-weekend, Your Local has got you covered!
Here's just some of what's on...
Wednesday, 17 April
Easter Bingo at The Greenroof
Themed trivia and bingo mash up from 7pm including two trivia rounds in between the usual Bingo games and $15 Frank Strongs jugs throughout the night. $2 to play and a chance to win up to $500 in prizes from Easter Long weekend Cambridge gig tix, silent cinema packages and even a sh!t prize of the week. The bar will also be looking a little more festive than usual, so pop in for a look and some fun.
Thursday, 18 April
Easter Thursday at Argyle House
Gather your squad and be ready to continue the Wednesday student night party. The action starts at 9pm with $5 drinks til midnight. Newcastle's biggest student party is pumped for Easter and it's going to be massive.
Easter Raffle at The Colliery Hotel
On Thursday night the Colliery's regular raffle will become a Seafood Extravaganza with more than $1,000 of fresh seafood trays to be won, as well as Easter Egg prizes.
Easter at The Bradford Hotel
Head to The Braddie on Thursday night for their Easter Raffle including seafood, meat and chocolate Hampers and live music with Outerphase from 8pm.
Easter Raffle at The George Tavern, Greenhills
This year, The George is starting Easter a day early with Happy Hour from 4pm - 6pm on Thursday and community raffles from 5pm supporting Kiss Goodbye to MS. There will be loads of meat and veggie trays, vouchers to be won, plus fresh seafood. With DJ tracks from 5.30pm til late and $10 Espresso Martini’s til 7pm, the hotel is open til' 1.30am. (Closed on Good Friday).
Gintuition at The Lambton Park Hotel
Celebrate the Easter Long Weekend at LPH with a thirst quenching $6 Tanqueray gin, a hearty pub meal, live sport on the new screens and live tunes playing all weekend.
Easter at The Rutherford Hotel
The Rutherford Hotel is celebrating with an Easter Raffle including seafood and chocolate hampers. There will also be a visit from the Easter Bunny at 5:30pm, an Egg Guessing Competition and seafood dining specials on Good Friday.
Bunny Party at Shoal Bay Country Club
Kick off the Easter Long Weekend at the Shoal Bay Mansion, with special guests Teddy Cream!
You can expect a visit from the Easter Bunny and prizes on offer for best dressed. What to wear you ask?Women, black stockings, a corset, and bunny ears will go a long way. And for the men you may want to dress up as your childhood idol, the man himself, Hughey H...sea captain’s hat, a pair of silk pyjamas, and a silk robe will do the trick.
Easter at The Shortland Hotel
The Shorty's Easter raffles are here again and on Thursday there will be 50 trays worth a combined $2,000 up for grabs. Get in early and make sure you get tickets for a chance to win seafood, chocolate eggs, and picnic trays.
Easter raffle at Windsor Castle Hotel
Head to the Windsor Castle for the East Maitland Rotary Club Easter Egg raffle. All proceeds will go to The Heart Foundation.
Friday, 19 April
Good Friday at The Criterion Hotel
How does Hot Cross Buns with Nutella sound for your Good Friday this year? Or if you need to line your belly then get stuck into some Beer Battered Fish and Chips special for just $20. There will be tunes cranking and that long weekend buzz to soak up. all day. Hotel is open from 12pm - 10pm.
Easter at The Windsor Castle Hotel
The bottle shop might be closed, but all the action is happening inside with egg guessing and colouring-in competitions and strawberry and cream baileys specials.
Easter Camp at Wollombi Tavern
There's nothing like a four-day getaway where you can exhale all your work pressures and inhale some mountain air. Escape to Wollombi Tavern and set yourself up for a long weekend of exploring the village during the day and enjoying country music on Saturday night with Tailgate Drive. On Sunday arvo catch local boy Andy Abra doing his thing with a splash of Johnny Cash. On Monday the fun continues as Wollombi comes alive with the famous Wollombi Easter Markets in the sale yards and Crawfish Stew hitting the stage from around midday.
Saturday, 20 April
Easter at The Windsor Castle Hotel
Bring the family to The Windsor Castle Hotel for a visit from the Easter Bunny, all-day dining, egg guessing and colouring-in competitions, and strawberries and cream baileys specials.
Sunday, 21 April
Easter Long Weekend Party at The Cambridge
Don't miss the Cambridge's trademark Easter Long Weekend Party from 3.30pm. Line up includes:
+WAAX +JOHNNY HUNTER | BEC STEVENS | PALS +RAJ MAHAL | AUSTEN | CONCRETE SURFERS +BELLE BADI | NTL LANDMARKS | UNDERACHIEVER +SLAP JACK | ROXFERRY Plus, free zooper doopers and an Easter Egg hunt. Sunday School after-party starts at 9pm and is free for those with a ticket or $10 for those who want to rock up late.
Easter Sunday at The Criterion Hotel
Easter Sunday has gotta be the most guilt free chocolate munching day of the year, so head to the Cri and try their chocolate inspired cocktails, join in the Easter Egg Hunt and refuel with the hotel's delicious
Sunday Roast.. Add some live tunes to that and what more could you want this Easter Sunday?
Easter Sunday Fun-day at The Family Hotel, Maitland
Come down to the Family Hotel this Easter Sunday, for a family fun-day featuring free Easter Eggs, free colouring and craft, free petting zoo from 11.30am - 1.30pm including a piglet, kid goat, lamb, rabbit, chicken, chicks, ducks, and ducklings - and Kids eat free all school holidays!
Easter Egg Ale at The Grain Store
If you love chocolate and you love beer, then you won't want to miss the Grains Store's Easter Egg Ale pouring into 72 Choc Bunnys, available from when the doors open on Saturday at 11am. It's not called the Bridge Road Brewers Magical Easter Unicorn [Chocolate Egg Ale] for nothing!
Easter Sunday at Harrigan's Irish Pub
Harrigan's has something for everyone this Easter Sunday with live music and a visit from the Easter Bunny from 12pm to 3pm.
Easter Sunday Laneway Party at King St Hotel
No doubt one of Australia's most sought-after and best DJs, Enschway is back at King Street for the famous Easter Sunday Laneway Party.
Easter Egg Hunt at Shoal Bay Country Club
Head to SBCC from 12pm for a free day of family fun with the annual Easter Sunday Egg Hunt. Kids will embark on an Egg Hunt in the Courtyard and Games Room before being treated to a very special visit from the Easter Bunny. The day will also include a jumping castle, kids disco, projector games, table tennis and more...
Easter at Swansea Hotel
Spend Easter Sunday at Swansea Hotel with a heap of family fun including jumping castle, face-painting, colouring-in station, a visit from the Easter Bunny and the hotel's famous crazy shakes available from 11am - 3pm.
Easter at Victoria Hotel, Moonan Flat
Easter comes alive at The Victoria Hotel with jumping castles, camel rides, a visit from the Easter Bunny, Easter Eggs for the kids and accommodation available if you want to explore the Barringtons over the long weekend.
Monday, 22 April
Easter Eggstravaganza at Honeysuckle Hotel
Treat the kids to a day of colour and fun this Easter Monday at Honeysuckle Hotel. Kicking off from 11am there will be face painting, a jumping castle, Easter Egg hunt, a petting zoo and even a visit from the Easter Bunny. Kick back and enjoy the sounds of Megan Core playing live from 1pm.
Easter Family Day at The Sydney Junction Hotel
Bring the kids to meet the Easter Bunny at The Sydney Junction Hotel's Easter Family Day featuring a giant Easter Egg hunt, jumping castle, kids disco and more. The Hotel is open from 10am with the bistro open from 11am with $9.90 kids meals and normal playground trading hours.
Easter Markets and live music at Wollombi Tavern
Wollombi comes alive with the famous Wollombi Easter Markets in the sale yards and Crawfish Stew hitting the stage from around midday.