5 fun events to entertain all the family this Easter

For families who love sport, comedy, festivals and loads more this Easter...

The long Easter weekend is upon us and if you’re searching for things to keep all the family happy, look no further than these five, fun-tastic events.

We’ve handpicked some of the best Easter events across Australia that guarantee fun times for everyone during the public holidays.

Yep, even you.

Check out our top picks for families this Easter weekend…

1. Jurassic Creatures 

In Perth? We suggest you gather friends and family to investigate the latest goings-on at Crown Perth. Ideal for curious adventurers, this interactive walk-through event is totally unique and equally as epic. Jurassic Creatures, featuring Prehistoric Creatures of the Ice, runs right through to 30 April. Book now

2. Sydney Royal Easter Show

Continuing its run as the largest ticketed event across Australia, the Sydney Royal Easter Show returns to the Sydney Showground at Sydney Olympic Park for all things family fun, complete with live entertainment, carnival rides, cute animal corners, pony rides, arts and crafts, agricultural competitions, delicious food, shopping and, of course, fireworks. Book now

3. Byron Bay Bluesfest

Australia’s premier Blues and  Roots festival, Bluesfest is back with a stellar lineup for the Easter weekend. This year’s bill is headed up by Patti Smith and her band, Zac Brown Band, Jimmy Buffett, Santana and NAS, alongside a whole heap of other amazing artists. The festival takes place between Thursday 13 to Monday 18 April at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm. Book now

4. Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne is alive with the sound of laughter thanks to the MICF 2017 and there’s loads going on for kids over the Easter weekend. Our top picks include the Comedy Club for Kids, which takes place at The Famous Spiegeltent until Sunday 16 April. Here, kids aged six to 12 will enjoy performances from a supersized selection of acts including sketch shows, stand-ups and musical comedy. Book now

5. NRL games

If your weekends aren’t complete without some blockbuster sporting events, we suggest taking a look at the NRL fixtures sharpish. Newcastle Knights face Sydney Roosters at McDonald Jones Stadium on Friday 14 April (book tickets), before St. George Illawarra Dragons go head-to-head with North Queensland Cowboys at WIN Stadium on Saturday 15 April (book tickets).

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