Easter Events in Melbourne

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Rain, hail or shine, our beautiful city is always packed with egg-cellent Easter events in Melbourne over the festive long weekend, and there’s always bucketloads 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 2023 is shaping up to be one of the best Easters in Melbourne yet! Hop to it!

Easter Events in Melbourne

1. The Great Easter Egg Hunts at Luna Park

Easter events in Melbourne
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 2023 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 to 4.15 pm - don't miss out!

Where:     Luna Park Melbourne
When:      Easter Saturday and Sunday, 8 - 9 April 2023
Cost:        Check the website

Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunts in Melbourne

2. Bendigo Easter Festival

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There's so much family fun to be had at the Bendigo Easter Festival. 

Eggs-plore Bendigo with the whole family at the iconic Bendigo Easter Festival.

The Bendigo Easter Festival will take place between 7 - 10 April 2023, with a number of Easter events in Melbourne planned. 

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.

There is a jam-packed roster of events taking place at the festival this year, meaning there's something sure to interest and engage every single member of the family!

Where:    Various locations throughout Bendigo
When:     7 - 10 April 2023
Cost:       Most events are free, however, some are charged

4. Maldon Easter Fair

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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 much 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:     Thursday 6th April 2023 - Monday 10th April 2023
Cost:       FREE

5. Good Friday Appeal Kids Day Out 

Easter events in Melbourne
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, a Teddy Bear Hospital, a sensory zone, a sporting zone, a Woolworths Fresh Fair and much more! 

Where:    Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf 
When:     Friday, 7 April 2023
Cost:       Various

6. Melbourne Easter Show

Easter events in Melbourne
There is so much Easter fun waiting to be had at the Melbourne Easter Show in Mornington!

Grab your family and friend and head to the much-loved Melbourne Easter Show in Mornington. Experience all the food, fun and carnival rides you can handle over the Easter long weekend.

There promises to be a wide range of children’s activities, interactive demonstrations, roving entertainers, carnival rides, Easter Egg Hunts and much, much more!

Kids will love collecting eggs at the event's masterpiece—an egg hunt of 50,000 eggs! Yep—you read that right. This is definitely a top contender for one of the best Easter events in Melbourne for 2023!

Where:    Dromana Estate Winery, Tuerong
When:     7 April 2023 - 9 April 2023
Cost:       $20 per child for the Easter Egg Hunt

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Mar 05 2019

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