Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all public masses have been suspended as of March 18, 2020. Please check with your church to see if there is an online streaming of their mass services
Easter Sunday is part of the Easter celebrations and will next be observed on Sunday the 12th of April 2020.
Easter Sunday is the biggest day of this four holiday weekend as it is a public holiday and the day when families and friends join to give chocolate eggs and enjoy a relaxing day together.
Easter Sunday Public Holiday Date 2020 – Things to Do & What’s Open
The Easter long weekend in Australia will be celebrated with a number of public holidays starting with Good Friday on the 10th of April, Easter Saturday on the 11th of April, Easter Sunday on the 12th of April and Easter Monday on the 13th of April. This has the effect of creating a 4 day long weekend for Australians which means that many families use this time to travel and spend time with their family and friends.
Even though most stores close on Good Friday, you will find most supermarkets and shopping centres open for business on Easter Sunday. Movie theatres also remain open, as do restaurants, petrol stations and many attractions in Melbourne such as the Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Museum, Eureka Skydeck and the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.
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 are interested in taking 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.