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What’s On This Easter In Kildare

Easter is just around the corner, and with two weeks off from school, we know you’re on the lookout for things to keep the kids entertained! Today, Into Kildare has rounded up the best Easter events in Kildare for all the family, as well as general fun and games to keep the little ones busy over the holidays.

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Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park Easter Eggstravaganza

Tickets are finally on sale for Lullymore’s Easter Eggstravaganza 2022! While there, make sure to meet the Lullymore Easter Bunny and friends and of course take part in their super Easter egg hunt. This Easter event runs for 7 days from Saturday 16th to Friday 22nd April. Online booking is essential. We advise booking early to avoid disappointment! Click here for more information.

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Clonfert Pet Farm

Clonfert Pet Farm are going all out for their Easter Festival 2022. At this super Easter event, you can expect a fun fair, face painting, a treasure hunt, a teddy bear picnic and much more! Act fast as tickets are on sale already, click here for more information.

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Ballymore Eustace Art Studio

Easter Art Camp Ballymore Eustace Art Studio2

Ballymore Eustace Art Studio are running some fantastic Easter Art Workshops to delve into your creative side this Easter. Not only are there workshops to keep the 8-12 year olds busy but also the little ones with workshops suitable for ages 4-8 too. All materials are  individually boxed & supplies left over can be brought home. Book a place in these workshops here 

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The Kildare Maze

If you’re on the look out for some family fun and a bit of a challenge, the Kildare Maze is the place. Located in North Kildare, the Kildare Maze will reopen for Easter 2022 from April 9th April 24th. Not only is there Leinster’s largest hedge maze here but also a wooden maze, crazy golf, a picnic area, a zip wire and an assault course. Something to keep all the family entertained!

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RedHills Adventure

Looking for some action packed fun this Easter midterm? Redhills Adventure is the place for you. Their latest family packages are perfect for a family day out. Along with their ever popular Airsoft and Splatemaster events they have Tag Activates and even Family Team Packaages.

Click here for more information and pricing.

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Kildare Farm Foods Open Farm & Shop

Did you know, nestled in the lush country side of County Kildare lies camels, zebras, ostriches, wallabies and alpacas?! These amazing creatures as well as mini golf, a teddy bear factory, a crazy train ride, the Tractor Café and much more are located in Kildare Farm Foods making for a fantastic family day out.

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Irish National Stud and Gardens

What better way to spend a family day out than with frolicking foals and champion stallions in the beautiful surroundings of the Irish National Stud and Gardens? Their Easter Celebration in 2022 will take place from April 15th – April 18th from 12:00pm – 4:oopm each day and will include an Easter Egg Hunt, Magic Shows, Face Painting and much more. While there, why not experience the thrill of the race for yourself in the Irish Racehorse Experience before grabbing a bite to eat in The Japanese Gardens Café.

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Science Camp with Junior Einstein's

Junior Einstein’s have an abundance of science camps coming up over the Easter midterm in County Kildare. While taking part in the camps, children will do the Junior Einstein’s Egg Drop Engineering Challenge, learn some Science of the eye and have lots of fun with their very own take-home diffraction Rainbow glasses as well as much more fun and educational experiments. Click here to book a slot!

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Kildare Village

Are you in need of some retail therapy after a busy midterm break? Why not visit Kildare Village, home to over 100 beautiful brands and treat your self to one of their luxurious pieces at a discounted price. Their outdoor shopping outlets make for a beautiful spring day out. This Easter, Kildare Village have lots of fun-filled family plans from Easter egg hunts to live music performances.

Live music and entertainment in the Village
From Friday 15 to Monday 18 April, enjoy live music from Zoe Clarke and Sam Clifford. Two exceptional talents to emerge from Dublin’s busking community. Also taking place, the Family Rave with Carla and it’s not just for children! On 13–14 April, expect face painting, disco lights, music and glow sticks, with adults encouraged to have just as much fun as the little ones! Rainbow Phil will also make an appearance.Families have been enjoying Rainbow Phil’s energetically entertaining music shows for years. Popular with children aged 0–6 and grown-ups of all ages, Rainbow Phil offers delightful fun through music and dance.
Project Fashion Academy workshops
Project Fashion Academy is run by professional designer Paul Alexander and his talented fashion team. On Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 April, these complimentary sessions include fashion drawing, embellishing and T-shirt printing, with plain white T-shirts provided.
An enchanting Easter egg trail
With a trail at two different difficulty levels, there’s an egg hunt for everyone this Easter. Each trail will use the same map but offer different tasks to complete along the way. Children will be able to unlock the answers around the Village and find which woodland creatures are hiding their precious Easter eggs.
Family yoga and children’s mindfulness
On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 April between 12 and 4pm, in collaboration with adidas, these family yoga classes are designed to create a fun and enjoyable experience for the whole family. Classes include story time yoga, where teachers read an enchanting children’s book and allow the little ones to interact with the story by joining in with themed yoga poses. Plus, enjoy special offers and gifts from adidas on arrival. These classes are complimentary. Entry is on a first come first served basis.

Don’t forget, you can enjoy even more benefits with a VIP Pass which entitles you to 10% off the Village price in participating boutiques.(Terms and Conditions apply). Click here for your exclusive Into Kildare VIP Pass. Visit the Kildare Village website for timings and more information.

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Barberstown Castle

As well as some fantastic family fun staycation packages, Barberstown Castle are hosting an amazing Easter Egg Hunt which will take place throughout the gardens and castle. The event will start at 12.30pm and promises to be a great day full of surprises. Click here for more information on Easter packages Barberstown Castle.

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Florence and Milly

Florence and Milly are running some fantastic art camps over the Easter break to suit ages 6 – 9 years old and also ages 10 -12 years old. This camp encourages children to express their creativity through mixed media art, drawing, painting, printing techniques, pottery painting and clay hand building! For more information on this camp, click here

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