What’s open over Easter in Melbourne

Staying in Melbourne over Easter? Start planning your weekend with our handy guide. From shopping, attractions, cinemas and more, we’ve got you covered.

A boat on the river with a large bridge in the background

Goboat Melbourne will be open for the entire Easter weekend

Cinemas

All major city cinemas will operate as normal over the Easter weekend.

Check websites for session times.

Attractions

These attractions are open all long weekend:

These attractions are open some of the long weekend:

Closed Good Friday:

Closed all Easter:

Overhead shot of shrine with city in background

Shrine of Remembrance is open over Easter except for Good Friday

Supermarkets and markets

  • Coles, Elizabeth St Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday: 8am-midnight, Easter Sunday and Monday: 7am-midnight
  • Coles, Melbourne Central Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday: 8am–midnight, Easter Sunday: 9am–midnight, Monday: 6am–midnight
  • Woolworths, QV Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday 8am–10pm
  • Queen Victoria Market Good Friday and Easter Monday: Closed Easter Saturday: 6am–3pm Easter Sunday: 9am–4pm

Some smaller retailer’s such as IGA and 7-Eleven will open several stores. These stores will be open on Good Friday:

  • 7-Eleven stores: Federation Square, Swanston Street stores and Bourke Street stores
  • IGA X-Press store: Collins Street, Flinders Street

The Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market will be open as usual on Easter Sunday 10am–4pm.

The Docklands Sunday Market will be open as usual Easter Sunday 10am–5pm.

Shopping Centres

  • Myer, Bourke Street Mall Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday: 9am–7pm, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday: 10am–7pm
  • David Jones, Bourke Street Mall Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday 9am–7pm, Easter Sunday and Monday: 10am–7pm
  • Emporium Melbourne, Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Monday: 10am–6pm
  • Melbourne Central Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Monday: 10am–6pm
  • QV Melbourne Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday: 10am-6pm, Easter Sunday: 10am-5pm, Easter Monday: 10am-7pm
  • The Strand Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Monday: 10am–6pm
  • GPO Melbourne Retailers trade own hours
  • Collins234, Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday: 12–5pm
  • Southgate Good Friday: Closed, Easter Saturday: 9am–5pm, Easter Sunday: Closed, Easter Monday: 10am–4pm (check individual store hours)
  • The District Docklands Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday: 10am-6pm (some store trading hours may vary)

Getting around

What’s On is a great starting point for details on transport to and from the city. Metropolitan public transport will operate to a limited timetable during the Easter period, with some delays anticipated. Visit Public Transport Victoria for more information.

V/Line regional services will operate to a limited timetable during the Easter period. Some services may require bookings. Visit V-Line or call 1800 800 007 for timetables and more information.