Easter Sunday is part of the Easter celebrations and will be observed on the 31st of March 2024.
Easter Sunday is the biggest day of this four-holiday weekend as it is a public holiday when families and friends join to give chocolate eggs and enjoy a relaxing day together.
Easter Sunday Public Holiday Date 2024, Things to Do & What’s Open
The 2024 Easter long weekend in Australia will be celebrated with several public holidays, starting with Good Friday on the 29th of March, Easter Saturday on the 30th of March, Easter Sunday on the 31st of March and Easter Monday on the 1st of April. This creates a 4-day long weekend for Australians, meaning many families use this time to travel and spend time with their family and friends.
Even though most stores close on Good Friday, most supermarkets and shopping centres open for business on Easter Sunday. Movie theatres, as do restaurants, petrol stations and many attractions in Melbourne, such as the Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Museum, and the Eureka Skydeck, remain open.
As thousands of people travel during the Easter long weekend, there is a lot of traffic on the road and accommodation books up quickly. If you want to take a holiday over the long weekend, click the link below to find the best accommodation deals. Don’t hesitate, as holiday accommodation is very popular during this time.