The Hub Karen, Nairobi’s premier shopping mall located in the heart of Karen, has announced an Easter Egg Hunt as part of a jam-packed schedule of holiday celebrations – with plenty for the whole family to enjoy.
Eggs will be hidden by the lakeside, with prizes on offer to those who find the most overall, and to those who find the most special golden eggs.
This is just a small part of The Hub Karen’s EasterFest weekend celebrations, from April 7 – 9, 2023, which will also feature a unique family event from Sauti Sol member (Polycarp Otieno), called Sol kids. Sol kids festival will take place on Saturday April 8 and Sunday April 9, 2023 between 11.00 am and 8.00 pm.
The event aims to showcase childrens’ content pegged on a platform focused on nurturing a generation of children who understand, appreciate, and celebrate being African. There will also be book readings and a craft centre set up by the lakeside.
Parents can also relax and enjoy a mesmerizing live band led by Edward Parseen and indulge in the Easter Food Fest with bespoke Easter menus from restaurants within the mall. The restaurants within the mall will offer menus starting from Kshs 800 – Kshs 900 during Easter.
On Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9, The Hub Karen will also host a mega celebration featuring Piazza, Lakeside Market, Car display, and other exciting activities.
What: The Hub Karen EasterFest
When: Friday 7th – Sunday 9th, April from 10am
Where: The Hub Karen, Nairobi
Everyone is invited to take advantage of IHub Scapes for younger kids and also the Jump by Flying Fox activity centre- which is offering 3 activities for Kshs 1,500 including the zipline, giant swing, leap of faith, rock- climbing wall and air bag jump.
Sameh Ibrahim, the Chief Operating Officer, Real Estate at Janus Continental Group, commented: “Easter is a time for family, fun, and togetherness, and we’re excited to bring that spirit to The Hub Karen. Our goal is to provide a unique and enjoyable experience for our customers, and we believe that this Easter Fest will do just that.
“We invite everyone to join us for a weekend of festivities, food, and family bonding. There will be amazing offers and discounts that you can’t find anywhere else.”
To give customers the complete Easter feeling, the mall will set up Easter décor using themed pieces such as egg decorations, carrots, bunnies, among others.
The Easter picnic on the lakeside, complete with Easter-themed snacks, sandwiches, and drinks, is a perfect way for families to bond over the holiday.
The Hub Karen is the first-open air mall in the region integrating green energy. Offering so much more than a shopping mall, the vibrant community centre features a premier shopping location, open spaces, adventurous experiences and a man-made lake for recreational activities.
Following its opening in 2016, The Hub Karen quickly became the jewel of Nairobi. With its captivating architecture, many international brands opt to use The Hub Karen as their strategic launch pad into the Kenyan market. The Hub Karen is an open-air space that embraces the great weather Nairobi has to offer. Centered around two main piazza’s, the mall also has an expansive garden and lake feature that faces restaurants and shops and is home to a new adventure space with the first and longest zip-line within a shopping mall setting in East Africa.
The mall’s vision is to become the leading family destination in Nairobi through expanding on its food and entertainment offerings. The mall is environmentally friendly with energy and resource saving initiatives that include solar power generation and sewage water treatment plant that recycles water to be used in the garden.