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Time Out’s guide to the best things to do with those extra days off

Sydney Royal Easter Show

Stuff your face with stuff on sticks

Sydney Royal Easter Show

If the alpacas and baby chicks aren't enough to sway you, there'll be showbags, woodchopping comps and fairground rides from thrill seekers to tea cups.

Sydney's best hot cross buns

Whose buns have the juicy raisins?

Sydney's best hot cross buns

Get out and eat the best hot cross buns in town. Read Time Out's list of the best five sweet, buttery, spiced buns – and, more importantly – where to get ‘em.

Wall Ball Championship - Golden Hand II

Get out and play some wall ball

Wall Ball Championship - Golden Hand II

Saturday's championship will see 160 men and women from across Australia compete for the coveted Golden Hand trophy. Join the crowd at Red Bull’s headquarters in Alexandria.

Bring Home the Bacon for Easter

Make your own homemade bacon in time for brekky next weekend

Bring Home the Bacon for Easter

Chris Grant from the Flying Pig Providore will give you a taste of their signature maple and sea salt rashers, before taking you through the dry curing process so that you can make your own.

Best Easter eggs

Get the lowdown on the best supermarket offerings

Best Easter eggs

Cure a hangover with brightly packaged chocolate eggs. Before you do so, read our tasted and rated list of the best that pocket money can buy.

Australia’s Biggest Chocolate Easter Egg

Take a stickybeak at a new farmyard installation – a two-metre-tall chocolate egg

Australia’s Biggest Chocolate Easter Egg

Want something weightier? The team at the Grounds have worked with local chocolatiers to create Australia’s biggest chocolate egg, which will be cracked on site on Easter Sunday. 

Messina Easter Egg

It’s the fanciest egg in town

Messina Easter Egg

Not to be outdone, Messina has gone and created a gelato Easter egg. A white chocolate shell encases milk chocolate gelato and a yolk of chocolate that pours out when you cut into it.

Easter activities for kids

Keep 'em busy with these ten long weekend ideas

Easter activities for kids

Chocolaty egg hunts, fairground rides and real life bunnies. We’ve got Easter sorted for little ones (and their adorable grown-ups, too).

Where to party this Easter long weekend

So many parties, so little time

Where to party this Easter long weekend

Get ship faced with Touch Sensitive, farewell the CBD home of Spice Cellar, or party like it's 1999 at Goodgod. Here’s where to let loose this long weekend.

The Photograph and Australia

Catch up on some culture

The Photograph and Australia

Use the extra days off to see the AGNSW’s new exhibition, which features more than 400 photographs looking at the public and private lives of Aussies from 1840 to now.

Cafes open over the Easter weekend

Four times the fun

Cafes open over the Easter weekend

A four-day weekend means a lot of opportunities for coffee and cooked brekkys. Here's where to get 'em from Good Friday through to Easter Monday. 

Bluesfest

Take a trip to Byron

Bluesfest 2015

The Easter long weekend festival returns to Tyagarah Tea Tree farm with Train and the Alabama Shakes, plus Bluesfest alumni Xavier Rudd, Michael Franti and Spearhead.

Sydney's best chocolate shops

Golden eggs befitting any Willy Wonka enthusiast

Sydney's best chocolate shops

Go on a shopping spree of Sydney’s best chocolatiers. See our updated list to find gooey marshmallow and salted caramel flavours, as well as raw gluten-free options.

Where can I get booze on Good Friday?

Empty fridge? No worries

Where can I get booze on Good Friday?

NSW has strict laws on alcohol sales on Good Friday. But, good news: breweries are covered by a handy producers’ exemption that means a take-home brew is A-OK.

Restaurants open over the Easter long weekend

Who's open and when

Restaurants open over the Easter long weekend

With four full days at your disposal, here are some excellent restaurants you should visit over the Easter long weekend – complete with handy opening hours.

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