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Easter Events in Melbourne and Regional Victoria 2024

As Easter approaches in 2024, Melbourne and regional Victoria are gearing up with fun Easter events for the whole family to enjoy. Easter long weekend runs from Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April 2024.


Easter events in Melbourne

What's on in Melbourne Easter long weekend 2019
Image credit: Good Friday Appeal 2018

Kids Day Out 2024 – Good Friday Appeal

Kids Day Out 2024 will return to the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre on 29 March 2024. Entry is free and all funds raised through activities will go to The Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

Date: 29 March 2024
Location: Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre

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Easter Egg-Spress! 

The Easter Bunny will be greeting passengers on the Easter Egg-Spress scenic train ride from Moorooduc Station. Secure your tickets now for the one-hour trip and enjoy activities like face painting, egg decorating, and colouring.

Date: 30 – 31 March 2024
Time: 10.30 am – 3:15 pm
Location: Mornington Tourist Railway, Entry via Mt. Eliza Regional Park, (GPS) Moorooduc Station, Mt. Eliza Victoria
Price: $5 – $75

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Easter events in regional Victoria

Easter Events in Melbourne and Regional Victoria 2024
Image credit: Bendigo Easter Festival Facebook page

Bendigo Easter Festival

The Bendigo Easter Festival will run over the long weekend at Rosalind Park and nearby streets. The festival will feature an Easter Egg hunt, Carnival Central, Rotary Market treasures, and live music, there’s something for everyone. Don’t miss the Chinese heritage celebration at the Dai Gum San Precinct – it’s filled with dance, drums, lion teams, and a burst of 100,000 crackers.

As the sun sets on Easter Saturday, catch the illuminated floats in the Torchlight Procession, ending with a spectacular firework show over the city. On Easter Sunday, witness Dai Gum Loong, the world’s longest Imperial Dragon, in the Sherridon Homes Gala Parade through historic Bendigo streets.

Date: 29 March – 1 April 2024
Location: Rosalind Park and nearby streets, Bendigo

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Easter egg Hunts in and around Melbourne
Image: Easter Weekend at Mt Buller

Easter Weekend at Mt Buller

Celebrate a special Easter weekend at Mt Buller. Enjoy a family-friendly long weekend with mountain biking, bush walks, trail running, the Mountain High Fun Run, Buller Air Zone’s indoor rock climbing, trampolining, and the famous Mt Buller Easter Egg Hunt featuring over 10,000 eggs. 

Date: 29 March – 1 April 2024
Location: Mt Buller Village, Mt Buller, Victoria

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Easter Events in Melbourne and Regional Victoria 2024
Image: Falls Creek Easter Festival

Falls Creek Easter Festival

Falls Creek Easter Festival is back in 2024 and this year it’s packed with plenty of family fun. There will be kid’s games, kid’s cinema, crafts, scavenger hunts, MTB Skills camps, guided nature walks, and historical explorations. Don’t miss the Big Easter Sunday Funday, Easter big breakfast, giant Easter egg hunt, and the famous egg toss.

Date: 29 Mar – 1 Apr 2024
Location: Slalom Plaza, 1 Slalom Street, Falls Creek, Victoria, 3699


Campbells Easter Picnic

Campbell Wines will host an Easter Picnic over the long weekend. Families can enjoy Easter eggs, face painting, and giant lawn games. Relax under shady oaks with live music, regional fare, and a glass of Campbell’s wine. There will be a gourmet barbecue, Little Mix Cocktail Van, espresso coffee, vineyard platters and Easter egg treats. 

Date: 30 – 31 March 2024
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Location: Campbell Wines, 4603 Murray Valley Highway, Rutherglen, Victoria
Price: $15 per Adult

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We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria but do recommend parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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