Make the most of April this year which brings the opportunity for many Aussies to enjoy a ten-day holiday by only using three days of annual leave. With shorter days and cooler nights, April is full of arts and culture festivals, music to the max and Easter-themed events to help you enjoy the autumn chill.
April events to choose from around Australia
Regardless of your plans, check out four of the top events you can experience. From one of Easter’s biggest festivals to a national day of remembrance, April is a month to get excited.
- Sydney Royal Easter Show (April 12-23) – The Sydney Royal Easter Show is one of the most popular April events. With many activities, displays and shows to check out across the 2 weeks. For all the animal lovers the horse and dog pavilions aren’t to be missed along with the animal nursery for the kids. No show day is complete without purchasing at least one show bag, it’s the perfect way to spend the day with your family.
- Bluesfest (April 18-21) – If you love music, the Bluesfest festival with over 200 Artists playing over 300 hours of live music is not to be missed, located only 10 minutes from Byron Bay. Bring yourself, your mates, the family and your camping gear and pitch a tent or camp in style in a Flash Camp tent or Rainbow Tipi.
- ANZAC Day (April 25) – Anzac Day is central to Australia’s national pride and identity, where many Australians reflect on the impact of armed conflict and the sacrifices made by our servicemen and woman. Take the time to remember those that have made the ultimate sacrifice at a dawn service or one of the many military parades across Australia.
- Rip Curl Pro- Melbourne (April 17-27) – Another top April event you shouldn’t miss is the Rip Curl Pro located in and around Torquay, Victoria. This is the second event on the 2019 World Surf League World Tour now in its 58th year. Take the time to see the worlds best-surfing talent in action at Bells Beach along with the winner being awarded the prestigious “Bell” trophy.
Regardless of your plans, don’t forget to take advantage of the Easter and Anzac Day public holidays to spend some quality time with your friends and family. Submit your holidays and book your car rental service in Australia.