Long gone are the days where you had to buy alcohol in advance for the Easter long weekend. This year, kick off the festivities whenever the mood strikes you, with help from the shops below.

The Alps
64 Commercial Road, Prahran
Good Friday 12pm–11pm

Otter’s Promise
1219 High Street, Armadale
Good Friday 12pm–Late

The Moon
28 Stanley Street, Collingwood
Good Friday 12pm–11pm

Hudsons Road Wine and Beer
2/88 Hudsons Road, Spotswood
Good Friday 12pm–11pm

Cult of the Vine
7 Florence Street, Brunswick
Good Friday 12pm–9pm

Penny Young
22 Young Street, Moonee Ponds
Good Friday 12pm–10pm

The Valley Cellar Door
18–20 Hall Street, Moonee Ponds
Good Friday 1pm–9pm

Audacious Monk Cellars
128 Regent Street, Preston
Good Friday 1pm–11pm

Milton Wine Shop
1427 Malvern Road, Malvern
Good Friday 12pm–11pm

McCoppins Fitzroy
165 Johnston Street, Fitzroy
Good Friday 10am–Midnight

McCoppins Abbotsford
501/509 Victoria Street, Abbotsford
Good Friday 10am–Midnight

McCoppins Clifton Hill
292 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill
Good Friday 10am–8pm

Seddon Wine Store
2/101 Victoria Street, Seddon
Good Friday 12pm–10pm

Union Wine Store
211 Union Road, Ascot Vale
Good Friday 12pm–10pm

BeerMash Cellars
306 Smith Street, Collingwood
Good Friday 1pm–11pm

Harry & Frankie
317 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Good Friday 4pm–11pm