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There’s traditional Easter egg hunts, an adorable Easter nature trail, fun fairs, cookie decorating, Easter High Tea and of course the Royal Easter Show! Here’s our list of all the best Easter events…

Easter events are back, and we’ve done a roundup of everything that’s happening, both in the local area and throughout Sydney. There’s something for the whole family to enjoy.

Easter Fair, Terrey Hills

easter eventsThis Easter Fair at the German International School in Terrey Hills is all about having fun, while making a difference to the lives of those less fortunate. The Enterprising Kids will be selling Easter bags with Darrell Lea chocolates, which are Australian made, palm oil free, and sustainably sourced. There will be a range of activities for all ages including Easter Egg hunts and Easter crafts. All profits go to Peninsula Senior Recyclers who fix and rehome pre-loved toys. Entry to the fair is one pre-loved toy.

Enterprising Kids Easter Fair
Wednesday 13th April
German International School
33 Myoora Road Terrey Hills

Easter at The Greens North Sydney

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Hop into the Easter long weekend at The Greens in North Sydney. There’ll be live music from Friday to Sunday and an Easter dessert special for the adults. For the kids there’s a chance to win a Nintendo Switch by entering the Easter colouring in competition.
On Easter Sunday there will be a special furry visitor join in for an easter egg hunt from 1-4pm, all with spectacular views of the Harbour.

Easter Long Weekend at The Greens
April 15-18
50 Ridge St North Sydney
Bookings recommended www.thegreensnorthsydney.com.au/

Easter High Tea at Norths

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If celebrating Easter with a delicious spread of sweet and savoury treats is more your style, then gather family and friends together at Norths in Cammeray for an Easter Sunday High Tea. There are packages of traditional high tea and Piper Heidsieck High Tea, which include sandwich selections, scones, warm savouries and sweet selections.
Choose your seating time (12-2pm or 3-5pm) and reserve your booking by Tuesday 12 April.

Easter Sunday High Tea, April 17
Tickets start $49pp
12 Abbott St Cammeray

Eggcellent Easter

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Have you heard the story of how the Easter Bilby came to be Australia’s Easter mascot? To find out, parents and children can join in on a one hour program led by an education ranger through the stunning Centennial Parklands. There are nature based games and art projects celebrating Australia’s native plants and animals in the great outdoors. Follow trail maps, overcome challenges and connect with the natural world and their community.

Eggcellent Easter
Saturday 16 April
Sessions every hour between 9 – 4.30pm
Tickets $20 for one adult and one child
Dickens Drive Centennial Park

Family Easter Fun Day at Norths

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An Easter holiday isn’t complete without watching the classic movie Hop, so if you haven’t seen it yet, head to Norths on Easter Saturday where it will be played in the auditorium. The Easter Bunny and his helper will make a special appearance after the movie, and kids can have their picture taken! And to ensure the little ones don’t go hungry, Norths is offering $5 kids meals all day with every adult meal purchased.

Easter Fun Day, Saturday April 16
Special screening of Hop, 2pm
12 Abbott St Cammeray
www. norths.com.au/events/family-easter-fun-day

Easter Bilby Trail

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For a stunning outdoor experience, join Buddy the Easter Bilby at the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden on a quest to find his friends in this beautiful nature setting. You can pick up a map at the Visitor Centre, and spot all the native Australian animals hidden along the trail. If you return the completed map at the end you’ll receive a little Easter treat!

Easter Bilby Trail
Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden
420 Mona Vale Road St Ives
Free entry and Bilby trail open every day except Good Friday

Easter Craft and Easter Hunts

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The Nature Play program offering weekly nature themed activities at the Wildflower Garden is offering Easter craft sessions for children aged between 2-6 years. You can make your own baskets and enjoy Easter celebrations. Activities cost $20/child with one parent/carer free of charge.

Easter Craft sessions
11-13 April, 9:30am – 11:30am
Easter Hunts
4/5/8 April, 10 – 11:30am

Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden
420 Mona Vale Road St Ives

Easter Cookie Decorating

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Now is your chance to learn how to make those beautiful Easter cookies you’ve been admiring on Pinterest, you know the ones with the perfect icing? Come and learn the sweet art of cookie decorating that will amaze your family and friends. The class covers baking the cookie, working with royal icing, and techniques to make them look incredible. Best of all you’ll take home 10 finished cookies!
All materials and refreshments are included.

Easter Cookie Decorating Workshop
Sunday April 10, 10am-1pm
Little Lane Workshops Studio 4102
4 Daydream St Warriewood
$125pp with a 10% discount for group bookings

Sydney Royal Easter Show

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With COVID restrictions hopefully now behind us, its time to get back in to the greatest Easter tradition, the Sydney Royal Easter Show! Aside from the 392 showbags on offer, there are outback pony rides, carnival rides, opportunities to get up close to baby animals in the farmyard nursery, and watch the strong men and women compete in the woodchopping and sawing competition. There’s also the Easter Show Grand Parade which is believed to be the first of its kind in the world! Watch the best of the best in Australian agriculture make their way around the main arena in procession, humans and their four legged friends!

Sydney Royal Easter Show
8 – 19 April
Sydney Olympic Park Showgrounds
Grand Parade is on April 9, April 11, and April 16.
Daily tickets are limited, priced from $33 for a standard ticket

Sydney Family Show

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On a smaller scale and this time in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, there is the Sydney Family Show. It has carnival games and rides, an animal nursery, live stage performances, dogs in the park, and showbags. For $10, children can collect a basket and roam around to collect three toys. On Easter Sunday there will be rabbit hopping competitions!

Sydney Family Show
9-25 April, 10am-5pm
The Showring, Entertainment Quarter
122 Lang Road Moore Park
Tickets $20/adult, $10/child, Family entry $50
Games and rides are extra.
This event accepts Dine and Discover vouchers

Easter Oratorio Musical Performance

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Come along and listen to a program of music written especially for Easter by the classical composer JS Bach. Played by the Bach Akademie Australia, the program contains the cantatas BWV 42 and BWV 6, and his best loved and most jubilant work, the Easter Oratorio, utilising a full choir and orchestra, still inspiring hundreds of years after it was written.

Easter Oratorio
Sunday April 10, 2.30pm
Our Lady of Dolours Church, Chatswood