Things You can Do to Celebrate Easter Long Weekend 2018 in Sydney, NSW


Easter is one of the much awaited annual events worldwide, but today I have an itinerary for my Australian readers. In Australia, this year (2018), the Easter Long Weekend will fall on 1st April, Sunday. People anticipate it eagerly and make many plans to enjoy this holiday to the fullest. In this post, we will help you make it a lively event. So, here we will share a few fascinating ideas that will surely spice up your Easter Long Weekend and get you ready to celebrate Easter in Sydney. 

Easter Vigil

Since this holiday is a Holy day, start your day with Easter Vigil at a church, which marks the official beginning of this event.

Events in the Cities

Every city holds a few special events in Australia. Here we will see what Sydney, New South Wales has to offer. You can enjoy the following in Sydney on Easter Long Weekend:

  • Great Centennial Park Egg Hunt
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Taronga Zoo
  • Annual Sydney Royal Easter Show
  • Royal Botanic Garden
  • Sydney Easter Parade 
  • Thredbo Easter Carnival
  • Four Winds Festival
  • La Festa
  • Bluesfest
  • Lake Light Sculpture

If you want to enjoy the event at home, throw an Easter party.

Easter Party

Undoubtedly, dinner, lunch or even brunch is an essential part of this event. In fact, you can plan the Easter dinner or lunch as the main activity of the day.

Invite your friends and family over to your place and prepare delicious Easter dishes to make it a memorable day. To spice up the event and make it more engaging for everyone, we suggest you arrange a competition for cooking beef and lamb for Easter.

Some of the recipes you can try are:

  • Crown Roast of Lamb
  • Sirloin roast with peppercorns and garlic
  • Beef bourguignon
  • Herbed Leg of Lamb with Roasted Turnips
  • Braised veal shanks
  • Lamb Chops with Eggplant
  • Roast Prime Rib of Beef
  • Easter Long Weekend on a Cruise

Easter Cruise

A ride on the wavy tides is always an enchanting experience. This year, spend your Easter Long Weekend on a cruise organised by Sydney Princess Cruises around the city. Spending the afternoon or evening on a cruise around Sydney will take the excitement of this Easter Long Weekend to unimaginable heights.

On your voyage, you will be served delicious seafood and salads, and enjoy live music and a bar. The mesmerising Sydney Harbour view coupled with the spectacular ambience on the cruise is bound to leave an imprint on your mind for the rest of your life.

These are a few fun ways to celebrate Easter 2018 in Australia. We hope they will help in making your Easter day an unforgettable event this year.

If you think we have missed one or two things on this list of Easter Long Weekend ideas, do share with us in the comment section. We look forward to hearing from you.

Have the Happiest Easter Long Weekend!

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