15 Easter Long Weekend Ideas That Don’t Involve Leaving Sydney

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There’s no need to get out of town this Easter long weekend with these 15 awesome ideas.

The Easter long weekend is so close, we can almost smell the freshly baked hot crossed buns and taste the chocolate! For many of us, four glorious consecutive days are at our disposal, to do with whatever we wish. Don’t feel like you need to leave this glorious city either, with so many fun things going on. Get inspired with these 15 ideas that don’t involve leaving Sydney.

Drink bottomless French Champagne in a pop-up garden

French Champagne? tick. Waterside views? tick? A pop-up garden bar? Triple tick. The Gantry have teamed up with Champagne house Perrier-Jouët, offering guests two luscious hours of free-flowing Champagne Perrier-Jouët in their pop-up garden.

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Go on a Easter egg hunt

Tramsheds will be hosting their first ever Easter hunt this year on Saturday 31st March. There will be 100 ceramic bunnies scattered throughout Tramsheds over the long weekend, ten of which will be special pink bunnies that will each hold unique tokens inside their bellies. Kids can play on their own or families can play in a team, collecting their hunting basket from the Tramsheds Easter hunt stand before starting their search. Once all ten tokens have been collected, kids can claim their delicious Easter prize from the Tramsheds Easter hunt stand!

Head to a rooftop bar

The forecast for this long weekend is sunshine! Grab the crew and make the most of the last relics of this warm weather with a self guided rooftop bar hopping tour.


Drink beer out of a chocolate Easter bunny

A chocolate Easter bunny over-flowing with frothy cold beer? You read correctly. This Easter long weekend, head to The Bavarian and Munich Brauhaus and buy a boot of beer ($22). Doing so could score yourself a chocolate bunny filled to the brim with the establishment’s finest wheat beer. There are a limited number of beer bunnies available, so give yourself something to ‘gram about and get one while you can.

Play the ultimate game of bingo

Bongo’s Bingo has taken Australia by storm, and now they’re back for the latest instalment this Easter long weekend. Arriving in Sydney on Saturday 31st March 2018,  this round of bingo is set to feature Irish sensations Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy. Limited tickets are still available, so be sure to purchase yours quick to avoid disappointment.

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Check out this Northern Beaches brewery

Pack up the car and don’t forget to bring your swimsuit, towels and sun screen –  you’ll want to make a day trip out of this one. Modus Operandi, a humble Northern Beaches brewery knows great craft beer. Pull up a chair in sunshine, sample some of Modus’ speciality brews and don’t forget order the signature cauliflower and speciality chicken burger from the food menu.

Book a table at a waterside restaurant

Nothing says long weekend quite like a long lunch overlooking the water. Now you can take your pick from one of these awesome Sydney waterside restaurants. The hard part will be choosing just one!

Go on a picnic

There are so many perks to going on a picnic, from catching up with friends to the delicious food, drinks and picturesque backdrop. Like the idea but not sure where to start? Here’s our guide on how to nail a picnic in the outdoors.

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Take a boozy art class

Unleash your inner creative genius with a tipple in hand thanks to these hosted boozy art classes. All you need to bring along is your drink of choice. We’ll cheers to that.

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Take your pooch to the pub

Your furry friends doesn’t have to miss out on the fun long weekend action, as we reveal the best pet friendly pubs in Sydney. After all, everyone knows that your schooner tastes that much better with a side of pats.

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Book an overnight staycation at Pier One

You don’t need to leave the city to enjoy crisp hotel sheets and a buffet breakfast extravaganza. This Easter long weekend, Pier One are offering a special ‘Do Good, Feel Good’ package. Enjoy the views of Walsh Bay from your Waterside King Room, plus a buffet breakfast for two and complimentary Easter chocolates on arrival. $10 from every booking is also being donated to OZ Harvest, so you also get to give back to the community #winning.

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Drink this ‘Death by Chocolate’ Easter Cocktail

Sweet tooths, this one’s for you. Luxe harbour side bar Hacienda Sydney have launched an exclusive Death by Chocolate cocktail, available from Good Friday until Easter Monday. This decadent chocolate-spiked adult sweet treat features Lindt chocolate syrup, Licor 43, Baileys and a Kit Kat crumble, and is complete with a Milo foam.

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Head to Manly Wharf Bar for a giant seafood BBQ

Come Good Friday, seafood is the word! Manly Wharf Bar are making the most of their seaside oasis with a lavish seaside BBQ. You can expect fresh barbecued fish and jumbo prawns teamed with an open salad bar for $35 all inclusive. Accompanied with a glass (or two!) of Squealing Pig frosé, you’ll ease into long weekend mode instantly.

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Go for a swim in one of these ocean pools

Autumn may be here but that doesn’t mean it’s time to pack away the togs. We’re blessed with so many incredible ocean pools in and around Sydney, and now you can check out the best-of-the-best here.

Take your lover on an unusual date

You’ve got four precious days to treat your significant other, so why not step outside the pizza and Netflix box with these unusual date ideas.