Notice: Council at its Meeting on 21 February 2024 adjourned the remainder of the business to be considered at a meeting scheduled on 28 February 2024 at 5:30pm.


Easter Celebrations 2024

Council will be holding Easter celebrations on Saturday 9 March at Central Gardens Nature Reserve, from 10am to 2pm.

Event details

Location: Central Gardens Nature Reserve, Merrylands
Date: Saturday 9 March 2024
Time: 10am to 2pm

  • Easter stage shows and entertainment
  • Craft workshops
  • Easter eggs hunts
  • Youth markets
  • Retail markets and food stalls

Sponsorship opportunities

Be one of the first businesses to support Council's direction and simultaneously open up your business to a much larger range of local residents. As a sponsor, you will be provided with the opportunity to:

  • Increase your brand exposure, awareness and recognition throughout the local community.
  • Market directly to local residents and businesses of the area - your potential customers.
  • Become a leader in the community by helping to achieve community objectives.
  • Become an active contributor to local community development.
  • Develop relationships with new customers and strengthen relationships with existing customers.

There are a limited number of packages available, so don't miss out on these opportunities. Contact us via


Getting there

We encourage patrons attending to catch public transport. To plan your trip by public transport visit Transport NSW.
Riding your bicycle? There are bicycle racks at the event for you to chain your bicycle to.
Travelling by car? Street parking is available in surrounding streets around Central Gardens, Merrylands. Please observe parking signs.

Conditions of Entry

Persons are prohibited from entering with the following items:

  • Air horn
  • Animals (except for authorised guide dogs/companion dogs)
  • Alcohol
  • Clothing which is Suburb or Gang related
  • Glass
  • Fireworks, flares or explosives
  • Illegal substances
  • Poles, sticks and banners/flags
  • Weapons or knives. Persons may be refused entry for the following
  • Any person deemed to be intoxicated and/or disorderly
  • Any person who does not comply with a request from the organiser, security or regulatory bodies
  • Any person who does not comply with bag checks.

The possession of illegal items/ substances are a criminal offence and will be dealt with accordingly. Any prohibited found will be confiscated by Security if found upon entry.

Inclement weather

In the case of heavy rain the event may be cancelled.

If you wish to confirm if the event will proceed in this case, please phone 8757 9000. Wet weather information will also be available on Council’s Facebook page.


This event is accessibly friendly with wheelchair access, accessible bathrooms and accessible parking.

Local residents

We wish to advise residents surrounding Central Gardens of the potential increase in traffic, pedestrians and noise. If you have any concerns or would like further information please contact Council’s Events Coordinator on 8757 9000.


Unfortunately, pets are not allowed inside Central Gardens, Merrylands.

Wanting more information?

Should you require any further information, contact Council’s Coordinator Events on 8757 9000.