Easter Monday is a public holiday in Australia and will next be observed on Monday the 10th of April 2023.
Easter Monday follows Easter Sunday which is a Christian festival which, according to tradition, celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from death. According to the New Testament, this occurred on the third day of his burial in 30AD.
Easter Sunday 2023 Dates, Public Holiday, Stores Open & Church Service
Sydneysiders celebrate the extended Easter Holiday in a traditional way by not eating meat on Good Friday (except fish) and giving chocolate eggs on Easter Sunday.
Even though many stores close on Easter Monday, you will find most supermarkets and shopping centres open for business. Movie theatres also remain open, as do restaurants, petrol stations and many attractions including SEA Life Sydney Aquarium, Taronga Zoo and the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb.
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.