Public Holidays in Sydney
Public holiday dates 2022-2023
|New Year's Day||Saturday, 1 January (Additional Day Monday, 3 January )||Sunday 1 January (Additional Day Monday, 2 January )|
|Australia Day||Wednesday, 26 January||Thursday 26 January|
|Good Friday||Friday, 15 April||Friday 7 April|
|Holy Saturday||Saturday, 16 April||Saturday 8 April|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday, 17 April||Sunday 9 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday, 18 April||Monday 10 April|
|Anzac Day||Monday, 25 April||Tuesday 25 April|
|Queen's Birthday||Monday, 13 June||Monday, 12 June|
|October Long Weekend (Labour Day)||Monday, 3 October||Monday 2 October|
|Christmas Day public holiday||Sunday, 25 December (Additional Day Tuesday, 27 December)||Monday 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Monday, 26 December||Tuesday 26 December|
Sydney public holiday FAQs
Is everything closed on public holidays?
Depending on which public holiday it is, most major stores, supermarkets and retailers will remain open. Often they will have reduced hours, therefore always double-check by contacting the venue, store or place you want to visit.
What time do things close/open generally?
Places generally operate with reduced hours and will open later and close earlier. Make sure you contact or call ahead before visiting a venue, location or store. You can also check their website or social media for public holiday opening hours.
What can you do on a public holiday?
Public Holidays in Sydney are full of celebrations, entertainment and excitement, here are some ideas on what you can do on a public holiday:
- Attend an event, there are always special events being held including festivals, concerts, markets, performances. Check out upcoming events here.
- Go to the beach or an ocean pool.
- Enjoy a picnic in the park.
- Go for a walk or hike in one of Sydney's stunning National Parks.
Explore more ideas of what you could do on a public holiday in Sydney.