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Easter Sunday: sunrise service from the Sydney Opera House

Easter Sunday: sunrise service from the Sydney Opera House

16 April 2017

Sunrise service at the Sydney Opera House

Celebrate the power and joy of Jesus’ resurrection at the Easter Sunrise Service at the Sydney Opera House.

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Our special service, which takes place at sunrise in memory of the first Resurrection morning, features an address by the Rev Keith Garner as well as other special guests and items. You are then welcome to join us afterwards for hot cross buns and warm drinks on the Opera House forecourt.

The Easter sunrise service is broadcast live nationwide on Channel 9, simulcast on Sydney’s HOPE103.2 and Melbourne's 89.9 LightFM, and livestreamed, right here, on

Date: Sunday 16 April
Time: 6 am
Location: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney
Price: Free

The live broadcast starts at 6 am sharp, so please arrive from 5.30 am to be seated.

If you are planning to drive in, pre-book your parking at the Sydney Opera House Wilson car park and pay only $12:

  1. Go to
  2. Fill in the details for the Sydney Opera House car park
  3. Select entry time of 6 am (you can arrive from 5 am)
  4. Select your exit time before 6 pm
  5. Follow the prompts and pay


To discover more about the real Easter Sunday, read the following Bible passages: Matthew 28, Mark 16, Luke 24, John 20.

Church services

Looking to attend a church service this Easter? We have services in multiple locations and languages starting on Palm Sunday, right through to Easter Sunday. Head to our Church services page for further details.

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