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Celebrating this very unique Easter at home

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Celebrating this very unique Easter at home

This weekend is not like any other. It is a unique opportunity to make some long lasting memories of the time when the world slowed down and we spent quality time with one another.

It’s true, Easter is going to look a little different this year but it can still be filled with all the things we love about it - lots of family time, and plenty of delicious food and chocolate.
So keep reading to find inspiration on how to make this weekend egg-stra special:

Colour in Subiaco landmarks

Get creative with our very own Subiaco colouring pages! There are three designs to choose from inspired by iconic and heritage listed sites you'll find in Subiaco with an Easter theme. Download them here and print them at home. Then once the kids have finished colouring in their masterpieces, send us a photo for the chance to win one of three $50 Whisk Creamery gift vouchers. Find out more.

Paint a ceramic Easter bunny

Looking for another creative activity? The Painted Teapot has a collection of Easter themed ceramics that you can browse through online and get them delivered straight to your door along with painting materials, clear glaze and instructions. Get browsing.

Pick up gourmet Easter eggs

If you’re on the hunt for gourmet Easter eggs, make your way over to Simon Johnson Providore - a delicious selection of high-end confectionery and chocolates await you. We've got our eyes on a crushed prasline egg filled with quality French chocolate.

Stock up on Hot Cross Buns

Easter wouldn’t be the same without copious amounts of toasted hot cross buns topped with loads of butter. For the finest and tastiest buns, you’ll find them at Raisin’ Bakery in Shenton Park or Chez Jean-Claude Patisserie on the top of Rokeby Road, Subiaco. We havent forgotten those with gluten allergies, make your way to Strange Grains Gluten Free Bakery, they have buns just for you.

Enjoy a backyard Easter picnic

Spend Easter Sunday soaking up the sun and digging into a delicious picnic basket filled with delicious goodies picked up in Subi. Subiaco is blessed with a smorgasbord of deli’s and providores with the finest ingredients for the ultimate picnic at home. For a list of gourmet basket fillers and where to find them, check out this blog.  

Plan an Easter Camp out

Better yet, turn your backyard picnic into a weekend camp out. While we are limited to our homes this weekend, no one said we couldn’t enjoy the great outdoors of our own homes. Pitch the tent, grab the blankets and settle in for some ghost stories, it's going to be a great weekend!

This grand idea was created by an outdoor education teacher in NSW, who set up the Backyard Campsite Facebook group to encourage Australian’s to keep our love for camping alive this Easter.

Dress up your Easter dinner with gourmet takeaway

Cooking doesn’t need to be our only option this weekend. We can still enjoy delicious food from our favourite Subiaco restaurants at home. Why not build a customised Easter menu from a variety of restaurants in Subiaco? How about some French parfait and arancini to start? Then lamb chops meze and wood-fired pizza for mains? And for dessert, grab some Turkish doughnuts and a gelato tub. The options are endless. Get inspired with our gourmet-to-go restaurant list.

Do you have a great activity idea for us? Let us know email us at


Show your support to win!

We want to see how you’re spending Easter at home and supporting your favourite local businesses in Subiaco! Share your photos on Instagram featuring the hashtag #SubiacoUnited for your chance to win $250 to spend at a Subiaco business of your choice! Find out more