Find a local Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Parade, Easter Brunch, etc.

Looking for a local Easter egg hunt for your children? Or an Easter parage, Easter brunch or breakfast or other Easter events in Sarasota area, Florida?  Scroll down this page and you will see all of thoses in Sarasota area, Florida, sorted by county. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

If you know of one we missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

Updates for June 2018

June: Easter Sunday will April 21, 2019, If you plan to hold an Easter egg hunt, add or update your information as soon as you can. In 2018 most Easter egg hunts were held on either Saturday, March 24, 2018 or Saturday, March 31, 2018. ALWAYS click the links to check date and time with the event's own website, as there are often last minute changes due to weather or logistical problems, just click on the link to the event's website and (in most cases), you want to click on the "events" link or "calendar" link on their website. Or use their site search for "Easter". Do let them know you found them here, so they will update us next year.  Since many egg hunts do not publish the current year's dates until the very last minute, we may not get their current information, which is why we have links to their websites, facebook pages and calendars. See their events calendar. There are also Easter breakfasts and brunches and Easter parades to watch!

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Easter Egg Hunt, Parade and Event Listings

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For other nearby areas of Florida: Tampa area,      Citrus-Henrando-Pasco Counties;        Lee County,         Hillsborough-Pinellas-Polk Counties   or    Southwest Florida

Charlotte County

  • Charlotte County Annual Adaptive Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunts for infants, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, Easter egg hunts for children, The Easter bunny will make an appearance, Visits and photos with the Easter Rabbit, Cancelled in inclement weather (call if the weather looks bad), FREE admission, Children's crafts, Children's music and storytelling, Other activities for children, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bounce house
    Bayshore Live Oak Park, 23157 Bayshore Road, Port Charlotte, FL 33980. Phone: 941-627-1074. Event date and time:  Saturday, March 17, 2018  from 11am to 1 pm, The hunt will begin promptly at 11:45 am. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Notes: Preregistration is required. To preregister your family or for more information call. This FREE event is open to children 12 and under with physical, developmental, or intellectual disabilities and their siblings/families. A program of Charlotte County Government. Charlotte County Community Services will be hosting the 7th Annual Adaptive Easter Egg Hunt at Bayshore Live Oak Park. This Easter Egg Hunt is for children with special needs and their family members. There will be games, music, arts & crafts, face painting, story-time, a magic show, raffles, vendor booths, an egg hunt, and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny!
  • Charlotte County Community Services Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunts for children, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, inflatables/bounce house
    Charlotte Regional Park Soccer Fields, 1185 O'donnell Boulevard North, Port Charlotte, FL 33948. Phone: 941-627-1074.  Event date and time:Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 9 am to 12 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Free - no payments needed for anything. Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Bounce Houses, Face Painting, Music, Laser Tag, Games, Food, Vendor Booths, Raffles, Meet the Easter Bunny, And more... Come and join the Easter Bunny as we celebrate Charlotte County’s 54th production of this great event! Children 12 and under are welcome to participate. There will be games, bounce houses, face painting, laser tag, the Easter Bunny and the largest Egg Hunt in Charlotte County! Safe Kids of SWFL will run their 3rd Annual Safe Kids Day concurrently with this event.
  • Community Life Center Assembly of God - Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, FREE admission, Other activities for children, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, concessions / refreshment stand, face painting
    19048 Edgewater Drive, Port Charlotte, FL 33948. Phone: 941-629-0999. Email: mythreesonsmom@comcast.net.Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 10:45 am to 12:45 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Free - no payments needed for anything. Click here for our Facebook page. Egg Hunt for ages 12 and under. Games and prizes, puppet show and face painting. Free food and candy.  
  • Deep Creek Community Church Easter EGGStravaganza! - Easter egg hunt
    1500 Cooper St, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950. Phone: 941-235-7325. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 9 am to 1 pm. One of the highlights of this time of year is our Easter Eggstravaganza! This completely free event is a massive easter egg hunt with blow-up attractions, food, games, and much more! Last year over 50,000 eggs were found by kids from all over Charlotte county and beyond. You won't want to miss out on this incredible event! It all goes down on March 31st, starting at 9am. You can RSVP and get more information by clicking on the link on their website.
  • Faithlife Community Wide Easter egg hunt - Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, Tents or other provisions are made for bad weather, FREE admission, Other activities for children, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, concessions / refreshment stand, face painting, pony rides
    21090 Iliade Avenue, Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Phone: 941-627-2232. Email: Carol@faithlifechurch.cc. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 (but be sure to check on their website or call them first as may have changed) from 9 am to 11. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Located on the corner of Yorkshire Blvd and Iliade. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. 
  • Gulf Cove United Methodist Church Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for infant, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, FREE admission, Other activities for children, Baskets are provided, restrooms
    1100 McCall Road (route 776), Port Charlotte, FL 33981. Phone: (941) 697-1747. Email: gulfcoveumc@centurylink.net. Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 10:00am. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. For toddlers through age 12, Baskets are provided. Snacks & games.   We are planning a great festival for the entire family, and we would love your help! We will have praise and worship to start, followed by the Egg Hunt which will be in four age groups. After the hunt, we will have a bounce house, free food, crafts and some other fun activities.

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Hardee County

Highlands County

Manatee County

  • Cotton Tail Express - Easter train rides
    Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd Street East, Parrish, FL 34219. Phone: (877) 869-0800. Event date and time: Friday and Saturday, March 30 and March 31, 2018 at 10am, 1pm, 4:00 PM. Cost: 2016 Ticket prices range from $14 to $32. Directions: approximately 45 minutes south of Downtown Tampa. Cotton Tail Special is a train ride and egg hunt. The Museum will be operating diesel powered excursions to our Easter Egg patch today! Upon arrival, many activities are planned including our annual Easter Egg Hunt. Mr. Bunny will also be available to greet all the children. The entire round-trip will last approximately 2.5 hours. The Party Caboose is also available for charter. 
  • Trinity United Methodist Church Easter Party & Pancake Breakfast - Easter Egg hunt, Pancake Breakfast
    3200 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 10 am to 11 am; Pancake Breakfast 8am to 10pm & Easter Party 10am to 11am. Cost: Pancake Breakfast e) $5 pre-sale, $6 at the door. Easter Party is FREE!. 

Sarasota County

  • Fellowship Church Easter Eggstravaganza - Easter egg hunts for children,
    140 Rotonda Blvd West, Rotonda West, FL 34295. Phone: 941-475-7447. Event date and time: Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 10 AM to 1 PM. With over 40,000 Easter Eggs being hidden for the kids, this event is gonna be HUGE, FREE, and open to the public! Along with the Egg Hunt, there will be Face Painting, The Balloonatics Balloon Sculptors, Clowns, Games, Prizes, Pizza & 6 BICYCLES TO BE GIVEN AWAY TO SIX LUCKY KIDS & 2 KINDLE FIRES TO KIDS OVER 13! This event is FREE to the public! There are special guests this year, including the Charlotte County Sherfiff & Fire Departments, Peace River Search & Rescue K9 Unit, Florida Wildlife Services, Home Depot and others!
  • Harvest Church Spring Fling! - Easter egg hunt, The Easter bunny will make an appearance, Photos with the Easter Bunny, Inflatablies, bounce houses, etc., Childrens crafts, Vendors, FREE admission, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, Other, restrooms, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food)
    3650 17th Street, Sarasota, FL 34235. Phone: (941) 953-3559. Email: office@harvesttab.com. Event date and time: The event date is Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 10AM to 2PM. There are 3 separate hunts based on age groups with the first beginning at 10:30AM.. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: FREE Join us for the biggest fun family event of the year with a Spring Fling festival and massive Sarasota easter egg hunt with over 30,000 eggs at the new Harvest Park at 17th St. and Beneva Road on Saturday, March 31st from 10AM to 2PM. This will be one of the largest and most memorable easter egg hunts and festivals of the Easter season. The infamous giant bounce houses and inflatable slides will also be available for all that come. We will also have: Spring Fling Marketplace Face Painting Free Food Photo Booth Sarasota Rocks (Painting for the Kids) Spotlight Studio Performances Dynasty Dance Studio Performances Come as close to 10AM as possible to ensure parking and participation in the easter egg hunt for your children. We will have separate egg hunting age groups so all kids can enjoy the event without parents worrying for their safety. This event is 100% free and is a gift from The Harvest church to the local community and neighborhood families. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: March 27, 2018)
  • Nokomis Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt - Easter Egg hunt
    Nokomis Community Park, 234 E. Nippino Trl, Nokomis, FL. Phone: 941-486-2595. ALternate phone: 941-861-5000. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018- but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't received an update from them; , The hunt begins at 10am sharp. Cost: Free. Join us for a free Egg hunt for children 10 and under hosted by the Nokomis East Homeowner's Association. Hunt starts promptly at 10am with prizes for all participants. Don't forget your basket! No rain date. No registration is needed.  free Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza hosted by the Nokomis East Homeowner's Association for kids ages 10 and under. It takes place at the Nokomis Community Center in Nokomis Community Park at 10am sharp. No registration is needed. Don't forget to bring your own basket, Prizes for all. 
  • Easter Egg Hunts flyerNorth Port Bunny Breakfast & “Egg-Normous” Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt, Flashlight egg hunt
    George Mullen Activity Center,  1602 Kramer Way, North Port, FL. Phone: (941) 429-7275. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10 am. Cost: Egg hunt is Free;About the Flashlight Egg Hunt: On March 30, 2018, the City will host a Flashlight Egg Hunt for families with children ages 6 to 11. The event will take place at 8 pm., once the sun has set, on the City Center Front Green, 4970 City Hall Blvd. Children are encouraged to bring a flashlight and a basket to fill. The eggs will be hidden in hay throughout City Center Front Green. Egg hunters will be divided into two age groups, including 6-8 and 9-11. We are also excited to have doubled the amount of glow in the dark eggs for this event - from 7,000 last year to 14,000 this year!
    About the "Egg"normous Egg Hunt - On March 31, 2018, the City will host its signature “Egg”normous Egg Hunt for families with children ages 3 to 9. The egg hunt will take place at 10 a.m. on City Center Front Green, 4970 City Hall Blvd. Children are encourage to bring their own basket. Egg hunters will be divided into three age groups, including 3-4, 5-6, and 7-9.
    There will be more than 20,000 eggs hidden. Find an egg with a special ticket and redeem on-site for an extra special basket.
  • Sarasota Community Church - Easter egg hunt
    4041 Bahia Vista Street, ​Sarasota, FL 34232. Phone: 941.377.4041 . Email: info@sarasotacommunitychurch.org. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 9am to 12pm.  Grab a friend and HOP on over to our Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt for games, prizes, food, bounce house, face painting, cotton candy, petting zoo & of course - THE EGG HUNT! Join us from 9am-12pm for this FREE event! Don't forget your basket!!
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens - Easter egg hunts for children, Easter egg hunts for infant, Easter egg hunts for toddlers, The Easter bunny will make an appearance, Visits and photos with the Easter Rabbit, Tents or other provisions are made for bad weather, There is an admission fee, Vendors, Other activities for children, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!, Farm animals are present, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo
    3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34232. Phone: 941-355-5305. Email: shirleyparrado@sarasotajunglegardens.com. Event date and time: Good Friday, March 30, 2018 from 10 am until 3 pm. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Family friendly fun for all ages!. The Easter Bunny and his friends are coming to Sarasota Jungle Gardens with thousands of special Easter eggs for children to find in a one-of-a-kind Easter Egg Hunt. Sarasota Jungle Gardens, a 10-acre zoological and tropical botanical garden in the heart of Sarasota, is hosting its annual “Jungle Trails & Bunny Tails” event on Friday, April 3 from 10am until 3 pm Sarasota Jungle Gardens is located at 3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, 34232. The event features a continuous Easter Egg Hunt (guests bring their own baskets) a petting zoo, bunnies and other animals, and many other fun, family friendly events with the price of admission. Photos with the Easter Bunny, face painting and pony rides are available for purchase. A food tent will feature hamburgers, hot dogs and other items for sale. Guests bringing two cans of non-perishable food to be donated to Animal Hurricane Relief Fund will receive half off children’s admission for this family event.  
  • Siesta Key Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Games  - Easter Egg hunt
    Siesta Key, FL. Phone: 941-349-2770 ext: 227. Email: rhyman@sentinelfl.com. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 9:00 am to 12 pm. Easter Critters For Children Ages 1-6. Each child receives an Easter Stuffed Animal and an Easter Egg Hunt Goody Bag stuffed with prizes. Face painters will be there and opportunities to ride the trolley, tour the Siesta Key ambulance and fire truck and participate in other fun family entertainment. Sheriff Dept. fingerprinting kits are available. Registration is limited to first 125 paid children.  Games & Prizes, Face Painting, Fire Truck and Ambulance  to Explore, Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol. Easter Egg Hunt for Children ages 1 to 6. All eggs contain prizes donated by Village merchants! Registration is required as we can only accommodate 125 children. There is a $10 registration fee per child. Registration forms online. Remember to bring something to carry the collected eggs. For $10 each, each child receives an Easter Bunny or Stuffed Toy, Goody Bag and Easter Egg stuffed with prizes. It takes place at Beach Access Point #5 at Beach Road and Ocean Blvd. Face painters, opportunities to ride the trolley, tour the Siesta Key ambulance and fire truck and participate in other fun family entertainment during the Easter party. Registration is limited to the first 125 paid children for the egg hunt. 9 a.m. - 11:30 pm For additional information and registration deadline: 941-349-2270 ext 227. This year’s Easter Egg Hunt is located at Beach Access #5 (corner Beach Rd. & Ocean Blvd., Siesta Village). Nearby parking will be available on a limited basis in village & in public lot. Please look for signage. A free trolley service will run from the public beach to the hunt site between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm. There will be games, face painting, a fire truck, ambulance, Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol and of course, Mr. Easter Bunny himself. FYI-we do not put chocolate candy in either the eggs or goody bags.
  • Southside Elementary School City Islands Life Annual Egg Hunt - Easter eg hunt
    1901 Webber Street, Sarasota, FL 34239. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 10 am to 12 pm. This is a huge event every year! Activities begin at 10 am sharp, so please be there ten minutes early to get a good spot.There will be two age categories: 0-4 and 5+. Both groups will have their own designated area to gather eggs. There will be one Golden Egg per age category - children who find a Golden Egg will receive a special prize!
  • Venice Centennial Park Eggstravaganza - Easter egg hunt
    Centennial Park, 200 West Venice Avenue, Venice, FL. Phone: 941-484-6722. Event date and time: Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 9:30 to 11am at the Gazebo. The Easter Egg Hunt will go in sessions. Bring your own basket to collect your eggs. Keep your eyes peeled for the Easter Bunny. This event is sponsored by Venice MainStreet with lots of help from the Lions Club and The Warehouse. Special thank you to The Venice Gondolier Sun for our media sponsorship coverage.. Bring your own basket to collect your eggs. Keep your eyes peeled for the Easter Bunny.Annual free Easter Egg Hunt with multiple age groups, presented by Venice MainStreet and the Venice Lions Club
    Prizes, candy, entertainment and music. Children should bring their own basket and can meet the Easter Bunny for photos This event is sponsored by Venice MainStreet with lots of help from the Lions Club and The Warehouse. Please call for more information.