Easter weekend is almost here and it falls on 20 & 21 April this year. It marks a time of rejoicing! And the exciting Easter celebrations sometimes continue till the following week.

From egg-citing adventures to Easter themed crafts, chocolate bunnies to Easter buffet and brunches, there’s lots to enjoy with the kiddos. So, bring the family and friends over to experience an exciting Easter to remember.

Here’s a handy guide to Easter activities and celebrations around Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur that should not be missed.

1. Easter Buffet @ DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru

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Good food and great fun come together at the Easter Buffet at DoubleTree by Hilton JB. Further, there’s not one but two venues to bring the kiddos to enjoy Easter celebrations. Popular among families is Tosca, the Italian restaurant known for their family-friendly ambience and fabulous food. Join the Tosca Easter Brunch Buffet with a host of activities for the whole family. Kiddos will be entertained with a DIY pizza-making session whilst parents dine in lush comfort by the pool.

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Just as entertaining is the Easter Egg Hunt, egg painting and colouring workshop. Better yet, they can take home Easter eggs and chocolate rabbits. It’s Easter goodies galore! Further, the buffet menu features a delightful array of Easter inspired cuisine that include pastas, pizzas, salads and desserts.

Tosca Easter Brunch Buffet | Date: Sunday, 21 April 2019, 12.30 pm to 3.00 pm | Price: RM128.00 nett (adult). RM64.00 nett (child)

When local cuisine is preferred, let the Easter bunny lead you to Makan Kitchen Hi-Tea Easter Buffet. Featuring an extensive buffet spread of local and international cuisine, there’s plenty to whet your appetite. So, let the kiddos go gaga over the exciting Easter craft sessions, egg hunting and egg painting competition with prizes to be won. Plus, there’s Easter pastries and goodies for everyone.

Makan Kitchen Hi-Tea Easter Buffet | Date: 19-21 April 2019, 12.30 pm to 4.00 pm | Price: RM98.00 nett (adult), RM49.00 nett (child)

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  • Address: 12 Jalan Ngee Heng, 80000 Johor Bahru
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/doubletreeJB/

2. A Hoppy Easter @ Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru

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Don’t know where to bring the kids for Easter weekend? Hop on over to Paradigm Mall JB for an exciting Easter from 11 April to 21 April 2019. Easter-rific activities include Easter Egg Hunts, Mad Hatter’s Tea Party and even a Petting Zoo for kiddos to enjoy play time with bunnies. Moreover, the whole family can show off their creative skills in a variety of Easter themed workshops. From Easter Cookies Decoration to Clothes Pin Eggs to Eggs Colouring, these workshops are great for family bonding over the Easter weekend.

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Shoppers need to spend a minimum of RM30.00 at the mall to qualify for any one activity. However, participants who sign up stand to win exclusive prizes worth up to RM7,000.00. And prizes include a trip to Universal Studios Singapore. Surely, it’s a Hoppy Easter not to be missed at Paradigm Mall, one of JB’s newest malls!

  • Address: Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru, Jalan Skudai, 81200 Johor Bahru
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ParadigmJB/

3. Eggcellent Easter Journey @ Sunway Iskandar, Johor Bahru

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The exciting Easter activities at Sunway Iskandar are free! So, don’t hide in your bunny hutch this weekend. Head over to Sunway Citrine Hub for hours of egg-tastic fun at their Eggcellent Easter Journey. Taking place on 20 & 21 April, and 27 & 28 April weekends, are DIY Easter workshops, Easter station games, face painting sessions, petting zoo and Easter Egg Hunt. Greeting all shoppers will be the Easter Bunny with goodies giveaway. Adding to the excitement are exclusive Easter medals and mystery gifts for participants.

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  • Address: Sunway Citrine Hub, Sunway Iskandar, Persiaran Medini 3, Bandar Medini Iskandar, 79250, Iskandar Puteri, 79100, Johor
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sunwayjohor/

4. Seek & Keep @ The BSC Artisan Market 2019, Kuala Lumpur

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Seek and keep this date for a one-of-a-kind Easter themed Artisan Market in KL! The famed Bangsar Shopping Centre Artisan Market is taking place on 19 to 21 April 2019. Hence, shop for unique artisanal products from specially picked 40 home-grown retailers that promise an Easter-licious experience. When shoppers are busy, the kiddos can be involved in the Easter egg hunting challenge and happy Easter bunny dance performance. So, all Easter bunny wannabes should head to this exciting Easter market.

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  • Address: T117A, Bangsar Shopping Centre, 285 Jalan Maarof Bukit Bandar Raya, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BangsarShoppingCentre/

5. Happy Easter @ The Social, Kuala Lumpur

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Easily the most sociable place to enjoy Easter in KL is at The Social, located at different venues – Empire Shopping Gallery Subang, Desa ParkCity, Publika and the recently opened 163 Retail Park. Get ready to have a fun Easter Sunday on 21 April from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm with a delightful brunch menu and games galore. Next, kids who come dressed in their most creative bunny costumes win awesome prizes in the Best Dressed contest.

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Then, join in the face painting and Easter eggs painting sessions. Notably, the festivities won’t be complete without the traditional Easter Eggs Scavenger Hunt, where kids bring their own baskets and hunt for choc goodies. Activities are free for dine-in customers. So, families are invited to enjoy a relaxing meal whilst the kiddos share in the exciting Easter activities.

  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesocial.my/

6. Easter Tea Party In Wonderland @ Jungle Gym, Kuala Lumpur

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Smile like a Cheshire cat and make your way to Jungle Gym for their Easter Tea Party in Wonderland. Kiddos aged 4 to 12 years old can join the celebrations. In addition to the candy buffet for guests, they will receive light refreshments and door gifts. Best of all, little jungle heroes enjoy unlimited play time at Jungle Gym and plenty of games to thrill them silly.

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Registration for the party starts at 3.00 pm. Admission is RM76.60 for the first 100 guests.

  • Address: 2nd Floor, Atria Shopping Gallery, Jalan SS 22/23, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/junglegymplayland

7. The Springtime Egg-ventures @ Skytropolis, Resorts World Genting

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The spirit of Spring is at an all-time high at Resorts World Genting. Join their Springtime Egg-ventures happening at the Skytropolis Funland from 15 March-21 April. What to expect? Lots of multi-coloured eggs decorating Skytropolis Funland and its attractions, making it memorable to capture insta-worthy photos. Next, guests can take part in the Eggs-ploration Map challenge where the hunt for hidden eggs will take guests into every corner of the indoor theme park. Then, every egg collected yields a sticker that is placed on the map. Once the Eggs-ploration Map is completed, guests can redeem a surprise gift.

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Better yet, posting photos of the Springtime Egg-ventures on their Facebook page stand a chance to win a Genting Dream Cruise Package. Further, kiddos get to meet the friendly Genting Highland Heroes, Tabby the Tiger and Allie the Elephant. Plus join the face painting sessions too. While, entry to Skytropolis Funland is free, the rides are chargeable.

  • Address: Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ResortsWorldGenting/

8. Easter Brunch @ The Courtyard, Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur

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All play and no food make Jack or Jill a dull kid. Bring them to Easter Brunch at The Courtyard, Pavilion Hotel. The buffet features local, Asian and Western cuisine to make most bunny tummies happy. Just for the little ones is a Kids’ Corner for Easter treats and play time.

Date: 21 April 2019, 10.30 am to 2.30pm | Price: RM135.00 (adult), RM68.00 (child aged 5-12)

  • Address: 170, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PavilionHotelKualaLumpur/

Exciting Easter Treats And Goodies

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Have no idea where to pick up chocolate eggs and bunnies? Shop for them online with HappyFresh and have them delivered to you pronto. So, look out for HappyFresh vouchers and take home happy savings for fresh produce as well as Easter treats. Having an Easter party at home? Fret not and have your party food delivered to you fast with DeliverEat. Keep your eyes peeled for DeliverEat vouchers for discounts on your online orders.

So, let blessings abound this Easter. Then, tell us how your family and friends enjoyed the blessed weekend.

*Featured Image Credits: Annie Spratt | Unsplash

*Note: The information presented in the article is correct at time of publishing and may be subject to change without prior notice.