What’s on at Easter for kids and families? A fabulous selection of Easter events for kids and families are scheduled over the Easter Long weekend. From egg hunts to Easter craft…there is something for everyone.

Easter is a great time to bring everyone together and what better excuse than to head to some Easter events the whole family can enjoy. Check out our favourite Easter events for kids and families happening in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Newcastle below.

SYDNEY

  • Egg-cellent Easter Trail: Sunday 1st April
    Vaucluse House and Elizabeth Farm
    Try your hand at an “egg-cellent” range of activities inspired by traditional Easter games including egg rolling, egg-and-spoon racing, a chicken hunt (of the non-chocolate variety) and a hot-cross bun ingredient challenge
  • The Great CP Hunt 31st March & 1st April
    Centennial Parklands
    Hop on down to Centennial Parklands this Easter weekend for the annual Great CP Hunt. This is one of the best Easter events for kids and families in Sydney. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Paddy’s Markets Easter events
    Paddy’s Markets are holding their very first line up of free Easter Entertainment for the April school holidays. Paddy’s has everything from Easter Bunny meet and greets, Easter egg hunts, craft for the kids, craft for adults (think Easter table flowers, Origami and mini Easter piñatas), roving entertainers, face painting and even a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. A great Easter event for kids and families. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Dodo Sydney Family Show 24th March-2nd April
    The Sydney Family Show is jam packed with entertainment for the whole family this Easter! Carnival rides, animal nursery, stage shows and Circus in the Big Top. will keep the young and the young at heart entertained all day. Plus, the best thing is, it’s FREE ENTRY…just pay for the rides. Buy Tickets HERE
  • The Great Garden Egg hunt at the Royal Botanic Gardens
    The Easter Bunny is coming to the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney on Saturday and Sunday of the Easter long weekend! Children use a trail map to complete fun challenges, collect chocolate eggs and hunt for their furry Easter friend. TAKE ME THERE>>>>
  • Easter Bunny’s Workshop at the Australian Botanic Garden 24th March
    Join in the fun at the Australian Botanic Garden with a craft workshop where kids will get to make their own beautiful nature based Easter decoration. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • The Great ABG Egg Hunt 31st March
    The Easter Bunny is coming back to The Australian Botanic Garden on Saturday 31 March! Children use a trail map to complete fun challenges, collect chocolate eggs and hunt for their furry Easter friend. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • The Grounds Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt 31st March
    Head to The Grounds in Alexandria for their annual Easter egg hunt! Partnering with Cadbury, 15,000 delicious eggs will be hidden through the grounds waiting to be discovered. REGISTER HERE>>>
  • Easter Cookie Decorating Class The Grounds 25th March
    The Easter Cookie Class at The Grounds is educational and fun. Work with experts as they share their expertise in this fun cookie decorating class leading up to Easter. REGISTER HERE>>>>
  • Easter fun at Eden Gardens 25th March
    Edens Gardens is holding a special day for families that include a jumping castle, face painting and a sausage sizzle. For the Eden Gardens members there will be a FREE Easter Egg Hunt and Easter craft. TAKE ME THERE>>>>
  • Golden Ridge Animal Farm Easter Sunday event
    This Easter Sunday Golden Ridge are holding an egg collecting event at the farm. Children will get to participate in all the normal activites as well as enjoy collecting some eggs around the farm which you will get to swap for 3 prizes. TAKE ME THERE>>>>
  • Watsons Bay Hotel Easter Weekend activities
    The Watsons Bay Hotel have got a jam packed schedule with activities to keep people of all ages entertained! Visits from the Easter Bunny, daily egg hunts, live DJS, housemade hot cross buns with a twist and delicious banquets available all long weekend! There will also be FREE pancakes for kids on Goof Friday. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Easter Bunny Steam Train 1st April
    Visit the NSW Rail Museum on Sunday 1 April for a 45 – 50 minute steam train experience with the Easter Bunny! TAKE ME THERE>>>>
  • Sydney FC and Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunt 17th March
    Cadbury is giving Sydney FC fans something more to cheer about at this weekend’s match against Brisbane Roar, treating families to a special Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt right before kick-off. Hosted by the much-loved Cadbury Easter Bunny, twenty thousand Cadbury Easter Eggs will be scattered across Kippax Lake in front of Allianz Stadium for families to gather and start their countdown to Easter in style. The hunt will take place in four rounds for different age groups. Budding hunters wanting to take part can do so via their regular match day ticket. TAKE ME THERE>>>>

MELBOURNE

  • 2018 Werribee Family Picnic & Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt -SOLD OUT
    The largest egg hunt and Good Friday Appeal fundraiser returns to Werribee Mansion for another year of Easter fun for the whole family. All proceeds from the Family Picnic & Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt are donated to the Good Friday Appeal that benefits children and families at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. TAKE ME THERE>>>>
  • Rippon Lea Estate Easter Fun Day 2018 1st April
    Get the family together and enjoy a wonderful day out at Rippon Lea Estate. Take part in the Easter egg hunt in the magnificent grounds, meet the Easter Bunny and the Ripplea Bear! TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Easter Bunny Special at the Bellarine Railway 31st March
    Hop on board the Easter Bunny Express for a scenic 45 minute train ride, Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Bonnet parade. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Giant Easter Egg Hunt at Adventure Park Geelong
    Thousands of delicious chocolate eggs will be up for grabs this Easter, when Adventure Park holds its annual Easter Egg Hunt. The mammoth egg hunt is on Easter Sunday and will have kids and adults alike searching for choccie treats hidden around Victoria’s Biggest Theme Park with toddlers under 4 given their own area to search! TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Easter Bunny Train at the Mornington Railway 1st April
    All children coming to ride on the trains for the day will receive a treat from the Easter Bunny and the assistants. Along with activities for children to enjoy. EGG Decorating, Jumping Castle, Model Train Display. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Giant Easter Egg Hunt Chirnside Park 31st March
    The Giant Easter Egg Hunt, Chirnside Park Melbourne is an annual event hosted by Life Ministry Church.Limited to 1000 children, this will be a fantastic event where pre-school and primary aged children will have the opportunity to take part in an exciting Easter egg hunt and enjoy some fun on the giant inflatables (drop slides and bouncy castles!), all for only $12 per child! TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Melbourne Easter Show 3oth March-2nd April
    The Melbourne Easter Show is an exciting carnival held over the Easter long weekend in Melbourne. Join in on the BIG Easter Egg Hunt, check out the stage entertainers, learn some magic, get hands on in the craft zone, get close up to the baby animals in the animal nursery and jump on a carnival ride. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Frankston’s Good Friday Family Day 2018
    Frankston’s Good Friday Family Day, the best FREE community event on the Mornington Peninsula is back and bigger than ever for it’s 3rd year running this Good Friday, March 30th 2018!! Join us for an amazing day of amusement rides, FREE stage entertainment, FREE Easter eggs and over 50 market stalls! TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Yarra Valley Chocolaterie Easter
    Head to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie Easter for family fun this Easter long weekend. This year the Easter Hunts will take place on Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday at 10am, 12 noon, 2pm and 4pm (no bookings required) in the Chocolaterie’s picturesque grounds, where Easter Bunnies will help kids aged 12 and under search for a token to then claim their complimentary Easter egg. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Easter Fun at South Melbourne Market 28th March-1st April
    South Melbourne Market
    The Easter fun is happening at South Melbourne market with a visit from the Easter Bunny, Easter Face Painting and on Easter Saturday, kids can join in on the Easter egg hunt around the market. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • The Great Luna Park Easter Egg Hunt 31st March-1st April
    Calling all chocoholics!  On Easter Saturday and Sunday, kids and adults alike can take part in Luna Park’s eggciting and mouthwatering Easter egg hunt.  The race will be on to see who can collect the most eggs, made with love in Australia by the master confectioner, Chocolatier. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Frankston Family Picnic + Egg Hunt Sun 25th March
    This fun event will give parents the chance to create lifelong family memories with their young children in the beautiful native bushland setting of St Augustine’s School, Golf Links Rd, Frankston South – just metres from the Peninsula Link exit. Kids will be able to search for eggs under the trees, play traditional picnic games, listen to live music and enjoy the carnival rides and a long list of children’s activities. TAKE ME THERE>>>>
  • Sky High Mt Dandenong Children’s Easter Egg Hunt 1st April
    Take the children to Sky High Mount Dandenong for the Easter Sunday Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny. There will also be an ocean adventure slide, stilt walkers and Igor the Giant’s treasure hunt. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Mornington Easter Races Sunday 1st April
    The annual Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Mornington Racecourse makes this a family event not to be missed! In addition to rides, entertainment and activities, thousands of Cadbury Easter Eggs will be hidden across the course for separate hunts for children registered within age appropriate groups. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Funfields Easter Egg Hunt 31st March
    Hop on over to Funfields for the massive Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Saturday March 31. Multiple Mini Egg Hunts will run throughout the day for different age groups!  TAKE ME THERE>>>>

BRISBANE

  • Little Days Out Easter Workshop 29th March
    Bounce into South Bank for Easter craft, fun and games with Bazil Grumble! Enjoy the great outdoors and increase balance and coordination by participating in a range of fun Easter inspired games, then relax and get creative with a unique Easter art and craft activity! TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Redcliffe Festival of Sails 31st March
    On Friday, 30th March, families are invited to a whole day of Easter-themed free entertainment and activities from 8am-4pm. Kids will love the free workshops and activities for the kids, giant Easter egg hunt, rides and amusements, and our famous sky-diving Easter Bunny. Mum and Dad can roam through the hundreds of market stalls, and enjoy live music and entertainment from three stages. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • The North Brisbane Easter Festival 30th-31st March
    North Brisbane Easter Festival will be running from 10am-7pm on the 30th and 31st March at Mitchelton Park. The event will be free entry and family friendly, with jumping castles, an inflatable soccer field, a petting zoo, a graffiti wall, face painting, balloon animals, food vendors, crafts, games, competitions and more! TAKE ME THERE>>>>
  • Down the Rabbit Hole Easter Scavenger Hunt 31st March
    You’re invited to the Easter Scavenger hunt for the 3rd year running. Visit the  3 Family Friendly Venues for some fabulous Easter themed activities. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Easter Egg Hunt at Obstacle Obsession 31st March
    Bring the kids for a fun morning of Obstacles and finishing with an Easter Egg Hunt. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Neighbour Day Easter Egg Hunt 25th March
    For the ninth year running, MHRE and Tim Mander MP have joined forces to give you an epic Easter Egg Hunt this year at Teralba Park. The day will comprise of a FREE Easter Egg hunt, FREE face painting, FREE kids activities including egg and spoon races, potato sack races, blow up soccer and … a visit from the Easter Bunny himself!! TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • The RQYS Family Easter Fun Day 25th March
    Hop on down to RQYS this Easter to experience a day full of family, fun, food, and a very special furry friend. Manly’s biggest easter egg hunt will take off at 11:30! Right after the hunt, a very special guest will be taking time out from their busy schedule of delivering eggs to stop off at RQ to hand out some delicious chocolate bunnies. We will also have a Bonnet Parade after the kids get their bunny off the bunny. TAKE ME THERE>>>

ADELAIDE

  • Adelaide Easter Show 30th March-1st April
    The Adelaide Easter Show is a family event, The 2018 Easter show will have Kids Rides, Live Stage Performance, Kids Craft workshops, inflatable play land, large kids Ball pit, Petting zoo, Face Painting,
    Family Market, Food Courts and let not forget a Kids Easter egg hunt and much more…. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 31st March
    The ever popular Easter Bunny will be doing his annual visit again Saturday 31st March at 9am! Don’t miss out on this once a year visit by the Easter Bunny and join us for a delicious buffet breakfast and Easter egg hunt. Great for big and little kids. TAKE ME THERE>>>>
  • It’s All About Easter Children’s Parade and Egg Hunt Cool 4 Kids 25th March
    Cool 4 Kids will be presenting a Easter Music Presentation from 11am to 2pm along with the Easter Bunny handing out yummy chocolate eggs, and a chance to Meet N Greet the Easter Bunny. There will also be an Egg Hunt for those wishing to participate and a face painter will be available for all the children on the day. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Easter Sunday Family Fun Day at Glen Ewin Estate 1st April
    Head to Glen Ewin Estate for a day of family fun. Indulge in Easter cocktails, food stalls, a wine bar and live music while the kids enjoy an Easter egg hunt (10:30am), jumping castle, face painting, giant bubble blowing and egg and spoon races. TAKE ME THERE>>>

PERTH

  • Adventure Golf Easter Egg Hunt 31st March
    On Saturday the 31st of March, Adventure Golf will be holding it’s first annual Easter Egg hunt. It starts at 10am for paid players, so come a little earlier to grab your putter and ball and be ready for the hunt. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • The Annual Easter Egg Hunt at The Maze 1st April
    The Annual Easter Hunt is on again this year with an interactive ‘hunt’ activity for kids, prizes and a major chocolate prize give-away from Whistlers Chocolate Co Swan Valley. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Easter EGGstravaganza family disco 31st March
    On Saturday 31st March we will be having our Easter EGGstravaganza family disco from 5-8.30pm!!  Pep and John will be playing all the hits the kids love!! There will be dancing games and prizes AND the Easter bunny will be joining us at 6.30pm!!!! TAKE ME THERE>>>>
  • Foodie Family Fun Day 31st March
    Bring the kids down to Forrest Place to enjoy some foodie fun! With rides, craft workshops and cooking activities, there’s plenty to keep your budding chef entertained. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Easter Fun Morning Cruise 1st April
    Depart Perth at 10:00am and enjoy a fun morning with your kids on this Easter Cruise.  Take in the wonderful sights of the Swan River as you cruise the calm waters between Perth and Fremantle, whilst hot cross buns and breakfast pastries are served on board. There are also plenty of activities for the kids such as face painting, balloon twisting, egg colouring station and the Easter Bunny will even be on board! TAKE ME THERE>>>

NEWCASTLE

  • Hunter Valley Gardens Easter in the Gardens 30th March-2nd April
    Easter in the Hunter Valley Gardens is back and a range of activities for the whole family have been organised from Friday, March 30 – Monday, April 2. Activities include; rides, inflatable zone, hatching chickens, the annual Giant Easter egg hunt running on Saturday and Sunday, gingerbread workshop and our ‘find the golden egg’ competition.. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Easter Fun Day at Hunter Wetlands 31st March
    Hop along to the Hunter Wetlands Centre on Saturday 31 March from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm for our Easter Fun Day. Meet the Easter Bunny at 10.00 am, 11.00 am or 12 noon. There’ll be a jumping castle, dip-netting, Easter craft, face painting and lots more. Meet some of our resident reptiles up-close at an interactive reptile talk. TAKE ME THERE>>>
  • Free Easter Egg-Stavaganza 31st March
    Bring along the family to a morning of activities celebrating all things Easter including a treasure hunt, petting zoo, face painting, a #NewyEasterphotobooth and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Plus live entertainment from Little Scallywagz and the Jolly Pirates. While you’re in town be sure to visit one of the nearby cafes or take in some retail therapy! TAKE ME THERE>>>>
  • Easter Crafts and Egg Hunt with Curious Studios 31st March
    Pop on down to The Edwards on Easter Saturday and join us for a craft-filled-morning with your tiny human(s). From 10.00am – 12.00pm we will run Easter crafts, games and of course, the coveted egg hunt in the back area of The Edwards. So dust off your bunny ears, get the gang together and come on down to The Edwards for some FUN. TAKE ME THERE>>>