Hop to it! The Best Easter Events in Sydney 2024

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The calendar of Easter events in Sydney is always a BIG deal, and it's not hard to see why. There’s just so much to love about Easter: a long weekend, chocolate, bunnies, hot cross buns, chocolate, cute pyjamas, special gifts, oh, and did we mention chocolate?

This year, eggcellent Easter events in Sydney are back with a bang so you can celebrate with the whole family and make the most of the glorious long weekend. As in previous years, Sydney's ticketed Easter events get booked up very quickly so make sure you get organised and book ahead.

Happy Easter, Sydney!

Hop to it! The Best Easter Events in Sydney 2024

1. Sydney Family Show Presented by Ingenia Holiday Parks

Sydney Family Show 2024
The Sydney Family Show is back for Easter in Sydney 2024.

The Sydney Family Show is back this year and set to be bigger than ever!

The Easter Basket Zone is back so kids can try their luck and find as many hidden toys as possible! Real-life bunnies will be available for cuddles in the animal nursery, and a special Dogs in the Park show will be on!

Try your luck on carnival games in Sideshow Alley, and get your adrenaline pumping on carnival rides, plus there will be interactive live stage shows, show bags, food trucks and so much more. 

Where:    The Showring, Entertainment Quarter, 122 Lang Road, Moore Park
When:     23 March - 1 April 2024
Cost:       Adult $30 | Child $15 | Family of four $70 | 3-hour Unlimited Rides $50 | Easter Basket Zone $12

Top Easter Egg Hunts in Sydney

2. Golden Ridge Animal Farm Egg Hunt

The best Easter events in Sydney 2024
Hop to it and book a spot for the Golden Ridge Animal Farm Egg Hunt!

Celebrating its 10th big year, the Golden Ridge Animal Farm Egg Hunt is back over the Easter long weekend. Take the kids on a unique country adventure that includes so much more than hunting for treats in the egg hunt zone! Enjoy a family fun day full of farmyard activities including the opportunity to meet and feed animals, cuddle cute babies, milk a cow and ride a pony! There is also scarecrow stuffing, a digger zone and you can hunt for REAL eggs to take home.

Tickets are only available online so hop on and book now!

Where:    686 Old Northern Road, Dural.
                Farm Entry and Access: Cnr Old Northern and Wyoming Road, Dural.
When:     28 - 31 March 2024
Cost:       Friday, Saturday & Sunday - Adults $32.50 | Children $37.50
                Thursday - Adults $27.50 | Children $32.50
                Babies (12 months and under) FREE - No egg hunt prizes for babies.

3. Easter Egg Hunt & Mega Creatures at Hunter Valley Gardens

The best Easter events in Sydney 2024
Easter Weekend at Hunter Valley Gardens.

One of the biggest family-friendly Easter events in Sydney 2024 is not to be missed!

Head to spectacular Hunter Valley Gardens for their beloved Easter Egg Hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Keep your eyes peeled to spot thousands of brightly coloured eggs around the Brumbies and Frog Pond area, and receive an Easter chocolate at the end of the hunt. Plus, all of your favourite themed gardens and carnival rides will be open to celebrate the Easter long weekend.

The Mega Creatures are also making a comeback for the Autumn school holidays with prehistoric giants, a Night Safari, fossil digs, live entertainment and much more!

Where:   Hunter Valley Gardens, 2090 Broke Rd, Pokolbin
When:    Egg Hunt: Friday 29, Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 March 2024.
               Mega Creatures: Saturday 6 April until Sunday 5 May 2024
Cost:      Adults from $40; Children from $30; Family Passes from $93. Children 3 years and under are FREE

4. Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney Easter High Tea

Amora Hotel Jamison
The delightful Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney Easter High Tea.

The luxe Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney is rolling out the red carpet for a truly egg-ceptional Easter celebration! On Easter Sunday, a festive High Tea buffet experience will take over Croft Restaurant, with an abundant eggstravaganza of delicious sweet and savoury treats. Plus, you will witness the magic of their skilled in-house chocolatier as they work their wonders at the live chocolate station.

Kids of all ages will be egg-static with the array of Easter activities including an egg hunt guaranteed to have them hopping with excitement, and a special visit from the Easter Bunny.

So, dust off your Sunday best and book now for an egg-ceptional High Tea buffet experience.

Where:      Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, 11 Jamison Street Sydney
When:       Sunday 31 March 2024 | 12 pm
Cost:         $99 per adult | $65 per child | 5 and Under FREE

5. Fairfield Easter Fair

The best Easter events in Sydney 2024
The Fairfield Easter Fair will light up Western Sydney this Easter long weekend.

Boasting one of the largest Easter events in Sydney outside the Royal Easter Show, the Fairfield Easter Fair is going to be one huge celebration over the long weekend, with an epic Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza!

This huge Easter event will be jam-packed with rides, games, show bags, entertainment and food plus family movie nights and fireworks displays. See the Animal Nursery and Dog and Reptile Shows, Wood Carving, Antique Trucks and Sandcastles. 

Where:     Fairfield Showground, 443 Smithfield Road, Prairiewood
When:      28 March to 2 April 2024
Cost:        Gold Coin Entry | All-day ride passes are $25 online or $30 at the Fair

6. Luddenham Show

Luddenham Show
Luddenham Show

The carnival is coming to town for the 118th annual Luddenham Show.

The picturesque and historic town of Luddenham comes alive every year for their favourite country show that's all about fresh produce, adorable animals, and family fun. The lineup for this year's show is nothing short of jam-packed and includes animal shows, petting zoos, arts and crafts, live entertainment, rides, market stalls, rodeos, a demolition derby, sheep shearing, woodcutting, fireworks, and more!

Where:    Luddenham Showground, Park Road, Luddenham 
When:     2-3 March 2024 from 6 am to 10 pm
Cost:       $15 per adult; $10 per child; Family Day Pass $40 (2 adults and up to 4 children); Family Weekend Pass $50 (2 adults and up to 4 children)

7. Easter Bunny Express at Zig Zag Railway

Easter Bunny Express at Zig Zag Railway
Easter Bunny Express at Zig Zag Railway.

The Easter Bunny Express is toot-tooting into town to make Easter 2024 even more magical!

The Zig Zag Railway is everyone's favourite historic railway, and this year the team have invited a very special guest along for the ride! The Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance for all train rides running on Saturday and Sunday of the Easter long weekend - book your tickets ASAP to avoid missing him!

Where:    840 Chifley Rd, Clarence
When:     30-31 March 2024
Cost:       From $50 per adult and $32.50 per child for a round trip

8. ZIA Kitchen's Easter Laneway

ZIA Kitchen's Rose Garden installation
ZIA Kitchen's Rose Garden Installation

If you're keen to snap some gorgeous Easter pics of your family this year, ZIA Kitchen's extravagant Easter Laneway is just the place to do it!

ZIA Kitchen's Rose Garden installation is overflowing with roses, blossoms, blooms, and more in striking Easter colours that will make your family portraits pop! There's an adorable swing for the kiddos, and when you're done ogling at the florals, stop off for coffee, brunch and treats. 

Where:    62 Canarys Rd, Roselands
When:     On now from 7 am to 4 pm 
Cost:       FREE

9. Easter in the Gardens

Easter in the Gardens
Easter in the Gardens

Hop on over to the Australian Botanic Gardens in Mt Annan for one of our favourite Easter markets in Sydney.

Easter in the Gardens is a community event celebrating all things creative and Easter with loads of stalls selling a mix of boutique finds, plus, there'll be mouth-watering food trucks, stalls, live music, kids' activities, and more.

Where:    362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan
When:     24 March 2024 | 10 am to 3 pm 
Cost:       FREE entry

10. Easter Egg Hunts

Girl looking for easter eggs in grass
Go looking for Easter eggs this Easter.

Speaking of chocolates, the Easter long weekend is the time to indulge your children and inner child with an epic Easter egg hunt!

From Easter in Nature at Centennial Parklands to The Grounds Easter Egg Hunt, and the legendary Glenworth Valley Giant Easter Egg Hunt, Sydney will be bursting with Easter egg hunts this long weekend, so don't miss out!

11. The Ultimate Easter Market at EQ

Ultimate Easter Market EQ
Ultimate Easter Market EQ

Another Easter market in Sydney not to be missed this year is the Ultimate Easter Market at EQ.

As the name suggests, the Ultimate Easter Market will be the place to be for market shopping and family-friendly activities on Easter Sunday. More than 150 stallholders will gather together for a brilliant day of shopping, eating, and community spirit, plus, the Sydney Family Show will be in full swing right next door!

Where:    Entertainment Quarter, Lang Rd, Moore Park
When:     31 March 2024 | 10 am to 4 pm 
Cost:       FREE entry

12. High Tea at Novotel Parramatta

Easter magic at Novotel Sydney Parramatta
Discover the Easter magic at Novotel Sydney Parramatta.

Step into a whimsical wonderland of chocolatey delights as high tea gets a festive twist that would make even the Easter Bunny hop with joy!

Prepare your taste buds for an egg-stravaganza of delights as Novotel Sydney Parramatta unveils its special Easter-themed high tea menu. Dive into a chocolate lover's dream with decadent Callebaut hot chocolate panna cotta an assortment of Easter eggs, and a heavenly selection of hot cross buns and classic scones. There's something to satisfy every palate and savoury seekers can sink their teeth into a wonderful spread of sandwiches and pastries including crispy pumpkin arancini balls, egg salad ribbon sandwiches and smoked salmon bagels.  It's a feast fit for royalty!

So gather your loved ones, and treat yourselves to an Easter high tea experience filled with sweetness and joy at Novotel Sydney Parramatta.

Where:     Novotel Sydney Parramatta, 350 Church St, Paramatta
When:      29 March - 1 April 2024 | 11 am - 2 pm 
Cost:        $65 per adult | $29 per child (aged 12 and below)

13. Easter Sunday at Jamberoo Action Park

Jamberoo Giant Easter Egg Hunt
Sammy the Shark and the Easter Bunny will be giving out eggs at Jamberoo.

If you fancy a little one-hour drive south of Sydney, Jamberoo Action Park will be handing out thousands of eggs to children as they walk through the gates.

Sammy the Shark and the Easter Bunny will be on hand from 10 am to delight all the kids with Easter treats and photo opportunities, plus all children will get their own special bag of eggs.

You can then hang out for a day of thrills and spills at the park. Prepare for an EPIC easter!

Where:    Jamberoo Action Park, 1215 Jamberoo Road, Jamberoo
When:     Easter Sunday, 31 March 2024
Cost:       General Admission Online: Adults $55, Child $45, Under 3s FREE | Easter activities included

14. Sydney Royal Easter Show

The best Easter events in Sydney 2024
Sydney Royal Easter Show

The magnificent Sydney Royal Easter Show is set to thrill, delight, and excite Sydney kids and families with a bumper schedule of entertainment!

The largest ticketed annual event in the southern hemisphere is hitting the Sydney Showground with a vibrant mix of fresh attractions and traditional family favourites.

Highlights include the Kids' Carnival and Kids Street, Woolworths Food Farm, Little Hands on the Land and the Farmyard Nursery, plus don't miss out on horse competitions, outback pony rides, solving kitchen crimes with NSW Food Authority, the Big Bush BBQ, and of course, there will be show bags galore!

Where:    Sydney Showground, 1 Showground Rd, Sydney Olympic Park
When:     22 March to 2 April 2024
Cost:       Tickets from $33 pp

15. The Hills Easter Show at Castle Hill Showground

Hills Easter Show
The Hills Easter Show


Easter in Sydney just got a spectacular addition with The Hills Easter Show, hosted by Aussie NightMarkets at the Castle Hill Showgrounds. Spanning four days over the Easter Long Weekend, this event is a vibrant celebration that promises endless fun for families and individuals alike.

Set against the backdrop of the Castle Hill Showground, The Hills Easter Show is a cornucopia of delicious foods, mouth-watering desserts, and an array of retail stalls. But that's just the beginning. The event boasts a stellar lineup of free entertainment each night, including performances by award-winning comedian Joel Ozborn, American illusionist Erika Vanlee, LED Hula Hoop Dancers, Fire Dancers, Light Up Stiltwalkers, and more. Special meet and greet sessions with Superheroes & Princesses, an animal nursery, a village blacksmith display, face painting, balloon twisting, and appearances by the SES, Police, and Ambulance services add to the festive atmosphere. Not to mention, the roaming Easter Bunny and outdoor acrobatics that will delight attendees of all ages.

Adding to the excitement, the show features rides, games, bouncy castles, showbags, an Easter Egg Maze for adults, an Easter Egg Hunt for toddlers, pony rides, and a spectacular Fireworks Show on Saturday at 8 PM.

Where:     Castle Hill Showground, Showground Rd, Castle Hill
When:      29 March - 1 April, 2024
Cost:       Free Child entry (3y and under), $7 Child entry (4y to 11y), $10 Adult entry (12y and over), $30 Family Pass (2 Adults 12y+, 2 Children 12y and under)

16. Alice in Wonderland High Tea Buffet at Shangri-La Sydney

The best Easter events in Sydney 2024
Alice in Wonderland High Tea Buffet at Shangri-La Sydney.


Prepare to enter the magical world of Alice in Wonderland with Shangri-La Sydney's High Tea Buffet this April. Experience a whimsical adventure filled with mini sweets, pastries, gourmet sandwiches, and savoury delights. Inspired by the Mad Hatter's table, the buffet includes unlimited teas, juices, hot chocolate, and coffees, ensuring a fantastical culinary journey. Don't miss this enchanting event, perfect for fans of all ages seeking a taste of Wonderland.

Where:    Shangri-La Sydney
When:     18-28 Apr 2024, with two seatings at 10 am-12 pm and 1 pm-3 pm
Cost:       $64 per child (11 and under), $84 per adult (12 and over)

17. The Camden Show

The Camden Show 2024
The Camden Show 

Sydney's favourite country show is back in 2024!

The Camden Show has been putting a country spin on Easter since 1886, making it one of the longest-running Easter events in Sydney. Get ready to see the country meet the city across two huge days of family-friendly fun with horse jumping, rodeos, dog shows, carnival rides, woodchopping, show bags, petting zoos, food stalls, market stalls, kids' entertainment, and plenty more.

Where:    191 Argyle St, Camden
When:     15-16 March 2024 from 8 am to 11 pm
Cost:       Tickets from $35 per adult; $20 per child over 6; under 6s go FREE; $80 for Family Pass (2 adults & 2 kids)

18.  Easter at The Grounds of Alexandria

Easter at The Grounds of Alexandria
Easter at The Grounds of Alexandria

This Easter, The Grounds of Alexandria is transforming into an Easter extravaganza, promising a memorable weekend for families and children of all ages. With a variety of activities planned, there's something to delight everyone, ensuring this Easter will be one to remember. From the Easter Egg Cracking Extravaganza to the ultimate inflatable playground, The Grounds is set to be the epicentre of Easter joy in Sydney.

  • Easter Egg Cracking Extravaganza: Be part of the annual tradition with giant chocolate egg cracking, loads of chocolate to take home, face painting, live music, and much more. Don't miss the chance to snap a photo with the Easter Bunny!

  • Easter Hop | The Grounds Inflatable Playground: An elaborate inflatable world with obstacle courses, basketball hoops, and slides, ensuring endless fun for children aged 4 - 12.

Where:    The Grounds of Alexandria, 7a/2 Huntley St, Alexandria
When:     Friday 29 March 2024 - 1 April 2024
Cost:       Varies depending on the activity, ensuring affordable fun for the entire family.

19. Retro Sideshow Games at Market City

The best Easter events in Sydney 2024
Easter at Market City 

Step right up for an Easter adventure with a retro twist at Market City this Easter long weekend. From 29 March to 1 April, Market City's Centre Court transforms into a carnival playground with free retro sideshow games like Laughing Clowns and Knock ‘Em Down, promising fun for the whole family. Aim for a prize-winning score or knock down targets to win delicious chocolate rewards.

Beyond the games, explore chocolate-free gift options across Market City's diverse stores, including TK Maxx, Platypus, and Bonds, offering everything from chic décor to the latest footwear and cozy pyjamas.

And for those with a sweet tooth, indulge in decadent Easter treats from Sweet Spells, Fatcaron, and Tella Balls. The fun continues into the school holidays with a giant inflatable Candy Crush slide, making Market City the ultimate destination for Easter and beyond.

Where:   Market City, Level 1, Centre Court
When:    Retro sideshow games: 29 March - 1 April, 12 pm — 5 pm; Giant inflatable slide: 13 April - 22 April, 12 pm — 5 pm
Cost:      Free entry

20. The Mad Hatter's Easter High Tea

Mad Hatter's High Tea
Don't be late for the Mad Hatter's Easter High Tea!

Go down the rabbit hole this Easter in Sydney for one crazy (and delicious!) adventure at the Mad Hatter's Easter High Tea at Sir Stamford

Every year, the Mad Hatter's Easter High Tea is a highlight of Sydney's Easter calendar and 2024 is no different. Get ready to munch down on scrumptious-themed treats while channelling your favourite Alice in Wonderland characters. Dress-ups are highly encouraged!

Where:    Sir Stamford Circular Quay, 93 Macquarie Street, Sydney
When:     30 March 2024 | 11.30 am to 2.30 pm 
Cost:       $69 per child and $109 per adult; children under five go FREE

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