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Easter in Sydney

Chase a bunny, smash some hot cross buns and crack open a choccy egg this long weekend

A plate of hot cross buns surrounded by spices including cinnamon, juniper berries, nutmeg as well as sultanas and raisins
Photograph: Supplied

Staying in Sydney for Easter? Stick with us for a fabulous four days of freedom. Here are the best things to do this weekend, from annual events to one-off Easter adventures. If you want to get out of the city, we've got some ideas for that too. Plus, we've answered the essential edible questions: where to buy booze on Good Friday and where to get the tastiest hot cross buns

What to eat and drink

Cafés in Sydney open over Easter weekend
Restaurants

Cafés in Sydney open over Easter weekend

Easter isn’t just about chocolate and bunnies. 

Where can I get booze on Good Friday?
Bars

Where can I get booze on Good Friday?

You head to your nearest brewery, that's what you do.

The best hot cross buns in Sydney
Restaurants

The best hot cross buns in Sydney

'Tis the season for sweet, buttery, spiced baked goods.

The best chocolate shops in Sydney
Shopping

The best chocolate shops in Sydney

These top shops will satisfy the world's most famous craving.

Things to do over the long weekend

Things to do in Sydney this long weekend
Things to do

Things to do in Sydney this long weekend

Cheers to the extra long weekend. 

The best walks in Sydney
Sport and fitness

The best walks in Sydney

Tackle trails with your doubled leisure time.

The best waterfalls in Sydney and NSW
Attractions

The best waterfalls in Sydney and NSW

Load the picnic basket and take a road trip. 

Sydney’s best laneways
Things to do

Sydney’s best laneways

When the shops shut, hit the streets.

Get out of town

The best glamping sites in NSW
Travel

The best glamping sites in NSW

Combine luxe beds with sleeping under stars.

A guide to the Hunter Valley
Travel

A guide to the Hunter Valley

Check out the fertile fields.

The best hotels in Sydney
Travel

The best hotels in Sydney

From five-star luxury to boutique cuteness. 

The best staycations in Sydney
Travel

The best staycations in Sydney

There's plenty to explore right here in Sydney.

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