A family Easter with InterContinental Sydney

The Sydney Life

An insider guide to the ultimate Easter weekend for the young and young at heart.

Just like that, April is upon us and so too is the traditional long weekend of Easter bunnies and chocolate-filled indulgence. Sydney city ‘hops’ up to the challenge of ensuring children are dazzled and charmed through an array of inspired experiences designed to entertain. Below, our concierge have curated their ‘pick of the bunch’ when it comes to family friendly activities through out the festive weekend.


Spend Easter Saturday or Sunday with the family at Centennial Park for Sydney’s largest Easter egg hunt. Join the popular Easter quest following the trail to complete fun-filled activities with plenty of chocolate. The park will transform into a sea of bunny ears, fluffy tails and giggles as the experience brings the whole family together. Be quick for tickets- this will surely sell out!

Prefer to keep the hunt local? InterContinental Sydney is hosting an egg hunt of its own for guests and diners, the Easter Buffet at Café Opera would be the perfect family- friendly lunch too.


Celebrate Easter Monday with thousands of locals and enjoy the sights of over 3000 paraders from different groups, ministries, and churches as they embrace and portray the theme of Jesus is Alive.

Observe a sea of giant inflatables, costumes, live bands, stilt walkers and more as Sydneysiders celebrate their multi-cultural heritage in a joyous atmosphere of fun and family.


For the ultimate cultural Easter family (or couples!) event, be sure to visit the Sydney Royal Easter Show, open every day over the Easter holiday break. First held in 1823, the Show is now Australia’s largest annual event, raising funds in support of Australia’s agricultural programs, and education of youth and rural NSW.

It's a celebration of Australian culture, from traditions to modern day rituals, bringing together the country and city lifestyles. Featuring live entertainment, agricultural competitions, animal interactive exhibitions, carnival fun, shopping, food and wine tasting, and much, much more.

Interested in our recommendations? Guests of InterContinental Sydney are welcome to contact our awaiting concierge to secure tickets or provide further information as you desire. 



April 7, 2017