• What's open this long weekend? Easter 2021

The out of office replies are on, and the chocolate eggs are hiding. Whether you celebrate Easter or not, something that never is uncelebrated is a long weekend! If you’re in and around the Greater Melbourne Metropolitan area this weekend and looking to escape the lingering extended family or want to entertain the kids, we have you covered! There are plenty of fun venues and activities right at your doorstep. So whether you’re spending it with friends or family, Easter egg hunting or filling yourself up with hot-cross buns (or wine), there is something for everyone!

Things to do around Melbourne this long weekend

Author: Chloe O’Donahoo 
Family owned, Rochford Wines is a must visit destination located in picturesque surroundings.

Rochford is open all long weekend, with new menus on offer! The venue is family friendly, kid friendly and dog friendly! They are stocked up with wine and welcoming staff.

Where: Rochford Wines Yarra Valley 878-880 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream VIC 3770

Il Vigneto Pizzeria

Located on the grounds of Rochford Wines, il Vigneto Pizzeria is hosting their open Mic Night for local and upcoming musicians on Good Friday, April 2 2021. Reservations from 6.00pm-7.30pm, $10 cover charge and half price drinks on offer. Tickets are available to purchase via website.

Where: il Vigneto Pizzeria 880 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream VIC 3770

Industry Beans

Industry Beans are open all long weekend long for the essentials (coffee because let’s face it we’re all going to need it), to cope with extended family and sugar high children. Both Fitzroy stores and Little Collins Stores.

Where: 3/62 Rose St. Fitzroy, VIC 3065
345 Lt. Collins St. Melbourne, VIC 3000

The Emerson 

Unlimited spritzes and mimosas? Yes please! Saturday and Sunday Bottomless Brunches from 1pm to 3pm as spots are limited. Walk-ins welcome all weekend, book via website or email.

Where: 141-145 Commercial Road, South Yarra Melbourne VIC 3141

Goldeluck’s Doughnuts was established in 2018 by Phillip Kuoch and has since become the most exciting new doughnut brand in Melbourne. Are running doughnut decorating classes throughout the school holidays, starting Monday (April 5th - Friday 9 April and Monday, 12 April - Friday, 16 April).  Tickets are available to purchase for $10* which includes 2x doughnuts for kids to decorate, plus a free drink. This excludes additional booking fees, due to current restrictions, there are limited spots available per session.

Where: Goldeluck’s Doughnut store, Eastland Shopping Centre
Monday April 5th - Friday, 9 April and Monday, 12 April - Friday, 16 April 


Head into llaollao for your fix of Frozen Yoghurt, if you need a break from all the chocolate you have consumed. It’s one of the most natural and healthiest recommended foods globally, thanks to its healthy properties and high nutritional value. 

Made using skimmed milk, its combination with quality toppings, seasonal fruits to cereals, fun crunchy toppings and delicious sauces makes it even more delicious and healthier.

Where: QV Melbourne, 23 Red Cape Lane, CBD Melbourne
Monday to Thursday 1PM-9PM and Friday to Sunday 1PM-10PM