With Easter just one week away, Central Geelong businesses are here to help you get on top of this choc-filled holiday.
Whether it’s hot cross buns, Easter eggs and sweets, seafood for your Good Friday feast, or Easter-themed activities and decorations, Central Geelong can help.
Sweets, buns and eggs
Delicious hot cross buns have arrived at Oh Honey in Myers Street. Both traditional and chocolate are available right through until Good Friday. And if hot cross buns aren’t your thing, cinnamon scrolls are available daily.
Organic larder in Malop Street has your dietary needs covered with organic Easter eggs and bunnies. You can also pick up plain, gluten free and sourdough hot cross buns and loads of dairy free chocolate options.
Add Easter cupcakes to your celebrations to break up all the chocolate. Moo Mouth Coffee in Little Malop Street has an assortment of cupcakes for $3.70 each or you can order a box of six for $18. Baked by Us in Ryrie Street is taking Easter cupcake pre-orders for collection on April 1 and 2.
If you feel like baking your own Easter treats, check out Baking Bliss’ range of Easter cutters and embossers. Located in Ryrie Street, this specialty store has everything you need to create delicious Easter cookies.
The Fresh Food Merchant in Malop Street has loads of Easter goodies including dietary-friendly chocolate. Order online or visit in-store to check out the range of Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie Easter chocolate, cakes and organic, gluten free and vegan eggs.
If your short on time, drop into Westfield Geelong where you’ll find Ferguson Plarre Bakehouse’s Easter cupcakes, cookies and hot cross buns, Bakers Delight’s mouth-watering hot cross buns and yummy Easter eggs available at Target, Coles and Big W.
Download Central Geelong’s Easter Fun Guide at www.centralgeelong.com.au/easter for a variety of Easter activities for the kids.
Easter Bunny is visiting the Carousel on April 6, 11.30am-1.30pm.
Kids will love the free Creation Station at Market Square Shopping Centre from March 30 – April 1 and April 3. They can also take a selfie with the Easter Bunny, who is popping into the centre on April 1 and 3, and Westfield Geelong between March 29 to April 1 and April 3, from 11am-2pm.
Experience Easter-themed Augmented Reality with Easter Bunny and his friends hiding around Central Geelong. Find the AR markers to discover these loveable animals. Simply download the CreativiTek app and scan the markers. Or bring Easter Bunny to life at home. Collect the AR Easter colouring sheet from participating businesses, colour it in and watch your colouring come to life on the Creativitek app. Find the AR markers and colouring sheet locations at www.centralgeelong.com.au/events/kids-augmented-reality-fun
The Inn Hotel in Corio Street is hosting Easter INN the Parking Lot for all the big kids out there on Good Friday eve and Easter Sunday. Both parties are free. Check out their Facebook page for more details.
Bay City Fisheries, located on Malop Street, inside The Fresh Food Merchant, is taking pre-orders now for the Easter long weekend. Order via The Fresh Food Merchant website.
Café Go on Bellerine Street has lamb roast, a seafood feast and an Easter breakfast on the menu for delivery on either April 1 or 3. Numbers are capped. Order at www.cafego.com.au
If you’re keeping it simple or have a long-standing tradition of ordering fish and chips, place your order with the Geelong Boat House on Western Beach Road, King George Fish & Chips on Eastern Beach Road or at Fryday Fish & Chips on Moorabool Street.
Visit www.centralgeelong.com.au/eat to see a full list of businesses.
Hosting Easter at your place?
Townhouse Living in Yarra Street stocks a range of gorgeous Easter décor items as well as flowers perfect for a centrepiece. While you are there, you could pick up an Easter egg hunt kit.
Bring a touch of Easter to every corner of your home with help from Bed Bath N’ Table in Westfield Geelong, or explore the Fleur Harris Easter range at Adairs in Market Square.
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