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The Best Easter Events in Sydney 2024: Egg hunts, festivals, markets & more!


Looking for some special ways to celebrate Easter with your kids? There are plenty of fun Easter Events happening around Sydney (and beyond) in the lead-up and over the Easter long weekend. Whether you’re ready to indulge in as much chocolate as possible, or looking to get out and about with the kids for some egg-cellent fun, there’s plenty of Easter Events in Sydney in 2024!

Sydney Easter Events Guide 2024

Easter Events on Sydney’s North Shore

Easter Events around Sydney CBD

    Easter Events further afield

      Family-friendly Easter Festivals in Sydney

      Sydney Royal Easter Show

      Sydney Easter Show

      Don’t miss the Sydney Royal Easter Show from Friday 22 March to Tuesday 2 April. Save the date for twelve days of non-stop entertainment, animal experiences and competitions, carnival rides and games, showbags activities and more. It’s the biggest Easter event of all!

      The iconic Sydney Royal Easter Show is Australia’s largest, annual ticketed event bringing the country to the city, where Show-going fans get up close to cows, sheep, goats, baby chicks, pigs and even alpacas.

      First held in 1823, its original purposes continue: to engage, educate and entertain the community on the value of sustainable agriculture and award-quality animal breeds and produce through exhibits, demonstrations, competitions and displays.

      From arts and crafts, including cooking, photography, painting and sculptures, to feats of speed and strength in the crowd-favourite woodchopping and sawing competitions, to the Young Farmer Challenge, Rural Achiever Awards, Alpaca Parading, Livestock Auctions of cattle, sheep and pigs, Horse Showjumping, the agricultural displays and traditions at the District Exhibits, and of course the Farmyard Nursery with over 700 animals to see and touch, there is something for everyone from country to city, for babies and baby-boomers alike

      • When: Friday 22 March – Tuesday 2 April 2024
      • Where: Sydney Showgrounds, Olympic Park
      • Entry cost: $126 Family | $47 Adult | $29.50 Child entry. Rides & showbags additional.
      • More information & book tickets

        Ingenia Holiday Parks Sydney Family Show

        Sydney Family Show

        Sydney Family Show

        Ingenia Holiday Parks Sydney Family Show is back at the Entertainment Quarter from Saturday 23 March to Monday 1 April.

        This ultimate family adventure promises a day filled with laughter, thrills, and cherished memories.

        The Ingenia Holiday Parks Sydney Family Show boasts an extensive line-up of exciting activities, including the thrilling Motorcycle and Bike Stunt Show, an awe-inspiring Reptile Show, dynamic stage performances, and new this year, the exhilarating Pig Racing – ensuring non-stop excitement for the entire family!

        Keep the momentum going with heaps of rides such as the Dodgem Cars, Super Sizzler, and classic Carousel to name a few. The event boasts an array of all your show favourites including carnival games, showbags, and those cuddly cuties at the animal nursery too!

        • When: Saturday 23 – Monday 1 April 2024
        • Where: The Entertainment Quarter, Lang Road, Moore Park
        • Entry cost: $70 Family (4 people) | $30 Adult | $15 Child | 3-hour Unlimited Rides Wristband = $50
        • More information & book tickets

        Easter Egg Hunts

        Easter Eggstravaganza, Lindfield

        Got twins, triplets or more? North Shore Sydney Multiple Birth Association (NSSMBA) is hosting an Easter Eggstravaganza on Sunday 17 March.

        This year our event will kick off Multiple Birth Awareness Week (MBAW) 2024, themed “Multiples Unfiltered.”

        You’ll enjoy a morning of arts & crafts (or tummy time), Easter themed snacks, Entertainment / Petting Zoo, Easter Egg Hunt and a Lucky Door Prize!

        This is a great opportunity to meet new families or catch up with long known friends. 

        • When: 17 March, 9.30am-12pm
        • Where: West Lindfield Community Hall, 2 Bradfield Rd, Lindfield
        • Cost: $5 for AMBA member families & $15 for non-member families
        • More information & book online

          Maestria’s Easter Egg Hunt

          Hop on over to Maestria Restaurant in Rhodes this Easter for the ultimate family activity – an Easter Egg Hunt in an urban oasis.

          Once the kids have had their fun, why not stay for an Easter lunch and the whole family can enjoy. Don’t forget to grab a cheeky drink from our bar and make the most of your day out. Limited spots are available, so book now to secure your spots!

          • When: Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 March, 10.30am-3pm
          • Where: Maestria Restaurant, Shop 1/1 Homebush Bay Drive, Rhodes
          • Cost: $10 per child | Under 1 year Free
          • More information & book online

          Golden Ridge Animal Farm Easter Egg Hunt, Dural

          This two-hour experience includes all the normal farm activities – you can milk a cow, cuddle some little chicks, cute ducklings and fluffy rabbits, explore the open paddock to meet and feed chooks, deer, alpacas, goats, sheep ducks and much more! You’ll also decorate your little egg hunt bag and Easter mask and then head off for the Easter egg hunt! Fill your basket with plastic egg around the farm which you will get to swap for prizes of real chocolate easter eggs, lollies & toys.

          • When: Thursday 28 – Sunday 31 March 2024
          • Where: Golden Ridge Animal Farm, 686 Old Northern Road, Dural
          • Cost: $32.50 per person (12 months and under FREE). Pony rides, Diggerzone and egg collecting extra.
          • More information & book online

            Glenworth Valley Great Easter Egg Hunt

            Grab family & friends, & join the hunt in Glenworth Valley’s Giant Easter Egg Hunt 2024 on Easter Sunday.

            Grab your best Easter costumes, hats & bags and share in a magical morning packed with fun and laughter as baskets are piled high with eggs and the Easter cheer is shared between family and friends. Plus with lead horse riding & an onsite jumping castle, the morning truly transforms into a playground packed with endless fun and excitement for little-ones.

            There’s a brand new hunt area this year – exclusively for little ones aged 3-7. Plus a section for 8-14 year old’s. And with an extra-large chocolate delivery from the Easter Bunny on its way, there’s 15 eggs ready for each child.

            Plus with jumping castles, lead pony horse rides, a petting zoo and tasty treats from onsite vendors, it promises to be the most special Easter Sunday yet.

            • When: Sunday 31 March 2024 (Easter Sunday)
            • Where: Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, 69 Cooks Road, Glenworth Valley (20 mins drive from Hornsby)
            • Cost: $11.50
            • Suitable for: Children 3 to 14 years old
            • More information & book online

                Giant Easter Hunt, Hunter Valley Gardens

                Children can participate in the Giant Easter Egg Hunt and search for thousands of brightly coloured plastic eggs around the Brumbies and Frog Pond area.

                Every child receives an Easter chocolate at the completion of the hunt.

                • When: Friday 29 March – Sunday 31 March 2024
                • Where: Hunter Valley Gardens, Broke Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320
                • Cost: Child (4-15 years): $30, Adult (16+ years): $40
                • More information & book online

                  Easter High Teas

                  Mad Hatter Easter High Tea Buffet

                  Grab your top hat and get ready for a whimsical adventure down the rabbit hole at Sir Stamford, Circular Quay! This Easter, our High Tea Buffet is the talk of Wonderland, featuring a spread of fine sweets and savoury treats that would make the Mad Hatter himself jealous.

                  Picture this: an enchanting ambiance where time stands still, and you’re surrounded by an eclectic mix of flavours that’ll make your taste buds do the futterwacken! Bring your family and loved ones for a tea party like no other, where each bite is a riddle waiting to be solved.

                  Don’t be late for this important date! Secure your spot and join us for an Easter celebration that’s truly out of this world. It’s time to embrace your inner Mad Hatter and indulge in the madness!

                  • When: Saturday 30 March 2024, 11.30am-2.30pm
                  • Where: Sir Stamford Hotel, 93 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000
                  • Cost: Adult: $109 Child: $69
                  • More information & book tickets

                  Easter Themed High Tea at Parliament House, Sydney

                  Take the kids to this Easter Themed High Tea at Parliament House on Thursday 28 March from 12-3pm.

                  Strangers’ Restaurant overlooking the beautiful Domain, provides a rare opportunity for the public to experience Traditional High Tea at New South Wales Parliament House.

                  Served on the Parliamentary Crested Wedgwood plates, this unique high tea experience includes a wonderful selection of sweet & savoury items and a large selection of traditional & herbal teas. Bookings are essential.

                  • When: Thursday 28 March 2024,12pm-3pm
                  • Where: Strangers’ Restaurant, NSW Parliament Sydney CBD, Macquarie Street, Sydney
                  • Cost: Adult: $65
                  • More information & book tickets

                  Easter Events

                    Crafting an Egg-cellent Easter

                    Are you eager to celebrate Easter more sustainably and creatively? Join us for an engaging workshop where we’ll explore how to transform everyday materials into delightful Easter crafts. In this interactive session you’ll discover innovative ways to repurpose common household items to create charming Easter decorations, egg ornaments, and more.

                    Say goodbye to waste and hello to eco-friendly crafting! Connect with like-minded individuals, share your ideas, and walk away with eco-conscious Easter crafts to enjoy with your loved ones. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate Easter in a sustainable and egg-citing way!

                    FREE for Lane Cove residents. Registration essential via Good for the Hood.

                      Alice in Easterland, Centennial Parklands

                      Alice in EasterLand will be at Centennial Park on Saturday 30 March.

                      Book your tickets for this mad-capped Easter – a new take on the beloved children’s classic and become part of the big tea party! This participatory show is for families with kids from 4 years and will be followed by 30-minute of Easter bonnet decorating and a small parade. BYO bonnet or use one of their head bands to decorate.

                              Easter Tea Party, Beecroft

                              Join the Easter Bunny and Alice for a tea party like no other! Enjoy brunch and an Easter show with Alice, Mad Hatter and White Rabbit!

                              Saddles Easter Long Weekend

                              There are lots of Easter festivities happening at Saddles from Thursday 28 March to Monday 1 April.

                              Kicking off with Sundowners at Saddles on Thursday 28 March, with Live Music by Sydney Sunsets Duo, Sundowners, and a Backyard BBQ.

                              On Easter Monday, they are hosting a Family Day, complete the face painting and a scavenger hunt.

                              • Sundowners – Thursday 28 March 3-7pm Live Music and Aussie BBQ
                              • Good Friday – Friday 29 March Closed
                              • Brekky / Lunch – Saturday and Sunday 30 to 31 March from 8am-5pm
                              • Family Day – Monday 1 April 11am-2pm Face Painting and Scavenger Hunt

                              Village Vibes – Easter Jamboree, Kirribilli

                              Hop on down for an egg-citing afternoon of fun at Milson Park.

                              North Sydney Council’s early Easter Jamboree event will include a petting zoo, kids’ games and activities, music, an Easter bunny sighting and a sweet treat available for purchase. Bring along your favourite rug, don your Easter hat and grab lunch from one of Kirribilli’s local eateries for a picnic in the park.

                              This one-day-only event is a proud part of our Village Vibes program, dedicated to infusing our village centres with colour, life and vibrancy. Join us as we celebrate community spirit and the joy of coming together in a festive atmosphere.

                              Nature Play – Easter Hunt, Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

                              Don’t miss the Nature Play – Easter Hunt at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden on Monday 25 March, Wednesday 27 March, and Friday 29 March from 10-11:30am.

                              Join our rangers for a journey as we hunt for clues and fill our baskets with surprising facts about our favourite Aussie animals.

                              You can also join their FREE Easter Bilby trail. Pick up your map from our Visitor Centre and head out on your adventure and spot all the native Australian animals hidden along our accessible Senses Track. Return your completed map to the Visitor Centre to receive a little Easter treat!

                              • When: Monday 25, Wednesday 27 and Friday 29 March, 10am-11.30am
                              • Where: 420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives 
                              • Entry cost: $20 per child, one adult/carer free
                              • Suitable for: 0-5 years
                              • More information & book tickets

                              Easter Sunday Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour

                              For a special experience on Easter Sunday, book a lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour!

                              Hop aboard Vagabond Cruises and enjoy a scrumptious meal while taking in the stunning waterfront views. Indulge in a variety of delectable dishes, including traditional Easter favourites. Relax and unwind with friends and family as you sail through the beautiful harbour. Don’t miss out on this egg-citing opportunity to celebrate Easter in style!

                              You’ll enjoy a 3-hour cruise on Sydney Harbour, Live jazz & easy pop covers, seafood and carvery buffet, dessert coffee and tea and a fully licensed bar.

                                      Easter Fun at Market City

                                      Don’t miss the Step right up to Easter Fun at Market City over the Easter long weekend. Test your skills with two Side Show games:

                                      • Knock ‘Em Down: Aim, toss, and knock down targets to win easter chocolate prizes.
                                      • Laughing Clowns: Feed the balls into the clown’s mouth and aim for a prize-winning score! Can you master the timing and concentration needed to win big!

                                      It’s all FREE! Don’t miss out on the fun! Gather your friends and family for an Easter celebration at Market City!

                                      Plus, enjoy even more Easter excitement at TimeZone, open from 9am till midnight daily! Indulge your sweet tooth at Sweet Spells with wickedly delicious Easter treats! Discover delightful Easter gifts at TK Maxx—charming homewares and adorable trinkets await! With so much to do, why not make a day of it?

                                      Easter Egg-stravaganza at Q Station

                                      Join Q Station for an exciting Easter Egg-Stravaganza on Saturday 30 March, filled with activities, including an Easter Egg hunt around the Glasshouse lawns, arts and crafts to create adorable bunny hats at our craft stand, bouncing fun on the jumping castle, and live music starting at 12 pm!

                                      Kids can also enjoy epic face painting! ​Join in on our fancy dress competition for the kids! The winner will be crowned at 1pm and receive a sweet reward – an extra-large chocolate bunny! Treat yourself to a freshly baked hot cross bun or pastry, accompanied by a cup of coffee, while the youngsters embark on their egg-hunting adventures.

                                      Take in the breathtaking Sydney Harbour Views while enjoying live music, delectable food, and refreshing drinks starting at 12 pm! Meanwhile, the little ones can relish in the delights of ice cream or a milkshake!

                                      Don’t want to join the hunt, but still keen for some live music, food and drinks? Tickets for post-hunt party only can also be purchased! Entry is from 12pm.

                                      Please note that all adults and kids must purchase a ticket to enter the event. Don’t miss out on this fantastic day of festivities and family fun! Tickets for live music only are available for purchase starting at 12pm.

                                      West Ryde Easter Celebrations

                                      Celebrate the West Ryde Easter Celebration event on Saturday 23 March 2024 at Anzac Park between 9am to 3:30pm.

                                      This family friendly event is sure to excite all ages with a range of community performances, animal farm and pony rides, a variety of food trucks, amusement rides and a visit from a very special guest.

                                      • When: Saturday 23 March, 9am-3.30pm
                                      • Where: Anzac Park, Anzac Avenue, West Ryde
                                      • Entry cost: $30 (includes unlimited rides wristband) + free Easter showbag for first 500 wristband purchases
                                      • More information & book tickets

                                      Fairfield Easter Fair

                                      Head to the Fairfield Easter Fair at Fairfield Showground from Thursday 28 March to Tuesday 2 April. Celebrate Easter with their biggest range of rides, entertainment and family fun!

                                      You’ll enjoy… Highwire Motorbike Show, FREE Circus (4 shows a day), Circus Workshops, Pig Racing by Noah’s Racing Pigs, Wood Carving, Animal Nursery, Snake Man, Professor Bubbles, Statue Man, Little Big Rigs, Stilt Walkers, Sydney’s Biggest Easter Egg Hunt, Food trucks & retail stalls, Carnival games & rides, Fireworks every night at 8:30pm

                                      • When: Thursday 28 March – Tuesday 2 April 2024
                                      • Where: Fairfield Showground, Smithfield Road, Prairiewood
                                      • Entry cost: $2 entry
                                      • More information & book tickets

                                      Easter Sunday at Jamberoo Action Park

                                      Spending the Easter long weekend on the South Coast? On Easter Sunday, the Easter Bunny and Sammy the Shark will be handing out chocolate eggs at Jamboroo Action Park. They will be available for photos near the park entrance – so bring your camera and share the fun.

                                      There will also be an Easter Hamper Guessing Competition, and other competitions and giveaways around Outback Bay all day long!

                                      • When: Sunday 31 March 2024
                                      • Where: Jamberoo Action Park, 1215 Jamberoo Road, Jamberoo
                                      • Entry to the park cost: $84: 13-59 years | $74: 4-12 years | Under 3: Free
                                      • More information & book tickets

                                      Easter Staycation at Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach

                                      Looking for a seaside staycation over the Easter long weekend? Look no further than the beautiful Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach, which is launching its brand new Kids Club, the first of its kind attached to any hotel in Sydney. 

                                      The Kids Club is designed to provide families with not only a haven of excitement and entertainment but a much-needed opportunity for parents to take some RnR whilst their children are well looked after, in a safe and fun environment.

                                      The Kids Zone will be open for children of all ages throughout the weekend, but children must be accompanied by an adult. For adult-only time, we suggest parents book a Kids Club session.  

                                      Located in the Kids Zone of the hotel, the Kids Club will run for several sessions:

                                      • Easter Saturday, 30 March: 2pm – 8pm
                                      • Easter Sunday, 31 March: 5.30pm – 8.30pm

                                      The Kids Club will be complimentary to any parent who’s made a booking at one of the hotels two restaurants (Shutters or Estate) or $10 an hour, per child, aged years 5 and over. Whether parents decide to have a siesta, lounge around the pool, have a romantic dinner for two or explore the local area, their children are in safe hands with qualified and fully-checked staff. 

                                          Easter Markets

                                          Mosman EasterFeast Night Market

                                          The Mosman EasterFeast Night Market will be at Mosman Square & Village Green on Thursday 21 March from 4:30-9pm.

                                          Join us for the fabulous EasterFeast Night Market to celebrate the tastes and flavours of Easter under the magical fairy lighting of Mosman Square and Village Green.

                                          Enjoy gourmet food and beverages under the stars with live entertainment and fun for the children.

                                          • When: Thursday 21 March 2024, 4.30m-9pm
                                          • Where: Mosman Village Green, Myahgah Road, Mosman
                                          • More information

                                          Ultimate Easter Market EQ

                                          Don’t miss the Ultimate Easter Markets at Entertainment Quarter on Easter Sunday 31 March from 10am-4pm.

                                          More than 150 stallholders will gather together for a brilliant day of shopping, eating and community spirit. Come along to support our local small businesses and do all your shopping in one place. Plus we have our Sydney Family Easter Show – filled with rides, shows, showbags, and fun happening right in the heart of The Showring – so send the kids in for rides and fun and you get all your Easter shopping and fun sorted in one place!

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