Take advantage of the Easter long weekend and check out the entertaining Easter events happening in your local community. Across the country, we have a wide collection of fantastic Easter festivities for families, from Easter egg hunts to carnivals and live performances. Pack a picnic and head to your closest Easter celebration where you can join the Easter Bunny for an afternoon of family fun.
Sydney Royal Easter Show, Sydney
Thursday 10 April to Wednesday 23 April
Make the most of the Easter break by taking the kids to enjoy a day at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Make your first stop a tour of the massive showbag pavilion filled with goodies and treats for all ages or get your adrenaline rush on one of the thrilling rides at the carnival. Little ones can play with cute and cuddly animals at the farmyard nursery, or watch the entertaining pig washing or sheep shearing shows. From dawn until dusk, you can enjoy a value packed day out for the whole family.
Easter Fun Festival at Churchill Island, Melbourne
Saturday 19 April to Sunday 20 April
Celebrate Easter at Churchill Island for the sixth annual Easter Fun Festival. This year, Peppa Pig will be joining us on Saturday for an action packed event. All day you can enjoy family friendly entertainment including face painting for the kids, working horses and even a visit from Pockets the Clown. There will also be live music and plenty of food stalls to enjoy. On Sunday, energetic little ones can run wild at the mega Easter egg hunt.
Easter Saturday Family Fun Day, Darwin
Saturday 19 April
If you find yourself in Darwin this Easter, join the Easter madness down at the Darwin Waterfront. Hop on down and have your photo take with the Easter Bunny. Enjoy Easter themed arts and crafts and free face painting. Energetic kids can enjoy the jumping castles and be sure to bring your swimmers for the waterslides. It’s the perfect spot to for a family picnic in the parklands or head to the amazing wave lagoon.
Friday 18 April to Sunday 20 April
For a bit of excitement this Easter, make the trip to Toowoomba to join Easterfest. This massive three day festival draws big crowds with an incredible line up of local and international talent. There’s a selection of heart pounding rides for the kids and extreme sports entertainment. There’s plenty to do and see at the specially designed kids world or you can learn a few moves at the group bush dancing class. See amazing music performances and experience the electric atmosphere at Easterfest.
Perth City Easter Fun Day, Perth
Saturday 19 April
Visit Forrest Place on Easter Saturday and check out the brand new Perth City Easter Fun Day from 11am to 3pm. Kids can get creative and make their own Easter baskets, decorate delicious gingerbread or make Easter bunnies. Put on your thinking cap and find a way through the giant inflatable maze or meet furry friends at the petting zoo, including Easter chicks and bunnies.