Top Easter Events in Melbourne 2022

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Rain, hail or shine, Melbourne is always packed with egg-cellent Easter events over the festive long weekend, and there’s always bucket loads of fun involved. Whether kids are after the rush of carnival rides or want to hunt for eggs with the rest of Melbourne’s chocoholics, this city has it all and 2022 is shaping up to be one of the best Easters in Melbourne yet!

Top Easter Events in Melbourne 2022

1. The Great Easter Egg Hunts at Luna Park

Luna Park Melbourne Easter
Book your tickets for The Great Easter Egg Hunts at Luna Park.

Over 30,000 Easter eggs are being hidden at Luna Park this year to make for one epic Easter egg hunt for Melbourne kids!

The annual Great Easter Eggs Hunts at Luna Park are back in 2022 and are kicking off the autumn school holidays festivities at everyone's favourite amusement park. 30,000 big and little eggs will be dotted around the Garden Terrace for little bunnies to find along with Easter cups provided. There are 12 egg hunt sessions daily on Easter Saturday and Sunday only from 12.30 pm – 4.15 pm - don't miss out!

Where:     Luna Park Melbourne
When:      Easter Saturday and Sunday, 16-17 April 2022
Cost:        Check the website.

2. Werribee Family Picnic & Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Werribee Family Picnic & Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
The Werribee Family Picnic & Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt is back in 2022.

If there's one thing Melbourne kids can't resist at Easter (or anytime of the year for that matter!) it's Cadbury chocolate! Combining the love of Cadbury Chocolate Eggs, the joy of an Easter egg hunt, and the reward of raising some much-needed funds, the Werribee Family Picnic & Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt is not to be missed.

2022 marks the 22nd anniversary of the Werribee Family Picnic & Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, which raises much-needed funds for The Royal Children's Hospital's Good Friday Appeal. Come along to Werribee Mansion for all the festivities this Easter.

Where:     Werribee Mansion
When:      Good Friday, 15 April 2022
Cost:        TBD

3. Bendigo Easter Fair

Eggs-plore Bendigo
This four-day program of events has something for everyone this year!

Eggs-plore Bendigo with the whole family at the iconic Bendigo Easter Fair. After being on hold for the past two year due to COVID, 2022 marks the 150th year of the Bendigo Easter Fair, and what a lineup there is!

The 150th Bendigo Easter Fair will take place between 15-18 April 2022 with a number of activities planned around the CBD area.  Family activities and attractions include Farmer Darryl's petting zoo, carnival rides, the Rotary Art Show, traditional Chinese performances and events at the Discovery Science and Technology Centre.

Workshops for kids, a scavenger hunt, hand-made artisan experiences at Central Deborah Gold Mine, the Easter Book Fair, a Bendigo Woodturners exhibition, music and a movie in the park are also on the agenda. As the sun sets on Easter Sunday, find your place along the road to cheer on the convoy of illuminated floats in the Torchlight Procession, concluding with a spectacular fireworks display over the city. 

Where:    Various locations throughout Bendigo
When:     15-18 April 2022
Cost:       Most events are free, however, some incur a cost.

4. Maldon Easter Fair

Maldon Easter Fair
This family-friendly event is a true highlight on the calendar!

Offering all the fun of the (Easter) fair, the much-loved Maldon Easter Fair is one of the oldest fairs in Australia.

Over the long weekend, there's a torchlight procession, dancing in the streets, a billy cart race, a scone bake competition, a quilt show and a whole lot more! There's also an Easter Parade on Easter Monday, plus all sorts of fun to follow.

Where:    Main and High Streets, Maldon 3463
When:     14-18 April 2022
Cost:       FREE

5. Good Friday Appeal Kids Day Out 

Good Friday Appeal
The annual Kids Day Out offers fun for the whole family.

Supported by the City of Melbourne, the annual Kids Day Out is a day of amusements and activities for the whole family, to raise funds for The Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

Enjoy free entry and activities for kids and families, including carnival rides Classic Cars, the Woolworths Fresh Food Fair and more.

Where:    Various around Melbourne
When:     Good Friday, 15 April 2022
Cost:       Various

6. Easter Egg Hunt Among the Sculptures at Pt. Leo Estate

Pt Leo Estate Easter Egg Hunt
Hunt for Koko Black chocolate eggs at the Pt. Leo Sculpture Park.

I think we've found Melbourne's most scenic Easter egg hunt! Kids, get ready to hunt for Easter eggs amongst the stunning sculptures at the beautiful Pt. Leo Sculpture Park this long weekend.

The Easter Egg Hunt and Community Market on Easter Sunday is an eggs-citing occasion for family and friends to get together and search for Koko Black chocolate eggs in the stunning surrounds of the Pt. Leo Estate Sculpture Park, plus, stock up on fresh produce at the onsite community market.

Registration opens from 9 am and the Easter Egg hunts begin from 10 am, followed by live entertainment at 11:30 am. The Koko Black prize winner will be announced at 12.00 pm.

Where:    Pt. Leo Estate, 3649 Frankston - Flinders Rd, Merricks
When:     Easter Sunday, 17 April 2022
Cost:       Tickets from $40

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Mar 05 2019

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