Sydney city skyline lit up during Vivid Sydney 2013. Credit: Destination NSW; James Horan
Don't miss the iconic Sydney Royal Easter Show, showcasing the best of Australian agriculture and country life from 17 - 30 March. Taste Australia's best produce, great shopping, see more than 14,000 animals and enjoy hours of family fun with carnival rides, entertainment and more.
Easter Break in Sydney
Planning a fun holiday in Sydney with the kids is easy. The Easter long weekend, beginning with Good Friday and finishing with Easter Monday, offers a fantastic opportunity to spend more time with your family and friends and to experience the city sights. There are plenty of family-friendly attractions and activities that can be as action-packed or as chilled-out as you like. Accommodation options are many and varied, while eating out with the kids is affordable and fun.
Head to Sydney City on Easter Monday for the Sydney Easter Parade beginning at 11.30am. Different Christian groups, ministries, and churches from various denominations take to the streets with giant inflatables, marching bands and entertainers. This Easter celebration has been going on for more than 20 years and journeys through Market, George and Elizabeth Streets before finishing at Hyde Park.