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Easter School Holidays

Staying local and want to experience a cracking Easter during the school holidays? Maybe it’s time to put all your eggs in one basket this year and experience classic Australian beach culture at the beginning of yet another beautiful autumn month.

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Check out our picks for great local events and activities in Sydney’s east.

 

Sydney Royal Easter Show

12 – 23 April 2019

Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park

10am-1pm (parade begins at 11.45am)

Credit: Destination NSW

For two weeks over Easter, Sydney Showground is home to every kids’ dream. From crowning the country’s top puppies, sheep shearers show and whirling through carnival rides, it can be difficult to know where to start with the Royal Easter Show. And don’t forget to let them get a sugar buzz with showbags. Buy your tickets online.

 

Sydney Easter Parade

Easter Monday, 22 April 2019

Hyde Park, St James Station side

10am-1pm (parade begins at 11.45am)

Credit: Sydney Easter Parade

Join thousands of other Sydneysiders celebrate Easter and have a great day filled with lots of fun for the whole family. Giant inflatables, animal costumes, marching band, stilt-walkers and many creative and colourful displays are some of the things that will be featured in the parade.

 

Centennial Parklands Great Easter Egg Hunt

25 & 26 March 2019

Meeting Point at The WILD PLAY Discovery Centre

Times varies between 9.30 am–2.30 pm

Credit: Centennial Parklands

Great family event, kids will follow an activity trail that will introduce them to different Easter customs from all around the world. They earn chocolate treats along the way and meet the Easter Bunny at the end. To book simply buy a ticket online – BOOK ASAP AS THIS EVENT SELLS OUT FAST.

 

Taronga Zoo Keeper for a Day

Dates: Saturdays and some weekdays through the school holidays

Address: Bradley’s Head Road, Mosman

Cost: $95.00 (8 – 11 years)

Credit: Taronga Zoo

Every school holidays Taronga Zoo hosts an incredible Keeper for a Day program where kids have the opportunity to learn about animal culture through a range of interactive activities and special behind the scenes visits. For instance, across the day, the keepers facilitated a number of hands on activities which give kids opportunity discovering just what it is like to be a zoo keeper. This event books out in advance so book quickly!