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

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 to 1 April 2024
Cost:       Adult $30 | Child $15 | Family of four $70 | 3-hour Unlimited Rides $50 | Easter Basket Zone $12

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2. Fairfield Easter Fair

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

3. Sydney Royal Easter Show

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

4. 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)

5. 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

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. 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

9. 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!

10. 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, 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

11. Easter Weekend 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 an Easter extravaganza full of fun activities and a visit from the Easter Bunny. All of your favourite gardens and rides will be open to celebrate the Easter long weekend, plus, get your eyes ready for the Giant Easter Egg Hunt! Every child will receive a chocolate after completing the Giant Easter Hunt, plus, there’s a Golden Egg Hunt to win a Family Annual Pass!

Where:   Hunter Valley Gardens, 2090 Broke Rd, Pokolbin
When:    29 March to 1 April 2024
Cost:      Adults from $40; Children from $30; Family Passes from $93. Children 3 years and under are FREE

12. 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

13. 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)

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

Alice in Wonderland High Tea Buffet
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 savory delights. Inspired by the Mad Hatter's own 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)

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