Keep it local, make it fun. Marina Square is bringing you our top ten things to do in Wentworth Point, Newington, Sydney Olympic Park and Rhodes these school holidays.
Find the Easter Bunny
Hunt for the Easter Bunny at Marina Square and maybe you’ll find chocolate eggs. The Easter Bunny will be joining us on Thursday 18 April and Saturday 20 April 11:00am – 2:00pm. Click here to see Marina Square’s full Easter Program.
Try out Blaxland Riverside Park
Blaxland Riverside Park is a children’s paradise. Check it out for some serious outdoor fun. It’s home to a double flying fox, mega-swing, tunnel slides, scramble wall, spinning play disc, Viking swing and a multi-level tree house!
Make an Easter Decoration
Drop in to the Interactive Play Space and decorate your own sequinned foam egg. Perfect for any Easter basket or even an Easter egg hunt. This free activity takes place on Tuesday 23 April 10:00am -2:00pm. Find the Interactive Play Space on Level One of Marina Square.
Visit Newington Armory
Open daily during school holidays. Here you can take a step back in time to ‘Ride the Rails’ of the historic railway once used to move missiles and torpedoes around Newington’s Armament Depot.
Easter Scratch Art
Make the most of Easter with free Easter Scratch Art. Kids can etch out cool patterns in scratch paper to reveal colourful Easter designs. Try it for free on Wednesday 24 April, 10:00am at Level One at Marina Square.
Stained Glass Art Workshop
Local arts and crafts are easy to find at Marina Square. This is your opportunity to try your hand at glass art. Made safe for kids with acrylic plastics, this workshop lets kids work out the visual tips and tricks of glass art. Take a beautiful stained window as inspiration and make a colourful window hanger or ornamental piece. This free activity takes place on Friday 26 April, 10:00am at Level One at Marina Square.
Test Your Senses
Rhodes Park 5 Senses Garden is a fully fenced playground and garden with plenty of nature play elements. Balance nature and learning here with fun play and education opportunity. You’ll find wet play area, sandpits, rock pit, musical instruments, balance beams, tightrope and a birds nest swing here.
Support your local team
It’s footy season folks. We know this one is a little one out of the way, but footy is worth it! Local heroes, Greater Western Sydney take on their cross-town rivals, the Sydney Swans at the SCG. Let’s see if the Giants can continue their winning streak against the Swans. It’s sure to be a great match.
Do something special
You know the drill Sydneysiders, it’s show time. Get yourself down to the Royal Easter Show. Pet a goat, eat a Dagwood Dog, jump on some fairground rides and buy a showbag. Check out the agricultural events at The Woodchop Stadium, hang out at Pet Pavilion and catch the fireworks before heading home. It’s a day full of fun, family and farmers.
Eat something delicious
Make a family lunch date at Marina Square. With a taste of global cuisine, you’re sure to find something to suit everyone. Drop in for brunch at Leaf Café, LAB Kitchen, Smelly Cheesecake or Bosphorus Turkish Street Food. Make a dinner date at Masuya Suisan, Pho Joy or Bulpan Korean BBQ. Treat yourself to dinner and a cocktail at Hiew Thai. Got to dine and dash? Grab quick eats from Akira Sushi, Griddle King, Roll House or Burger Point.