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Easter Egg Hunts and events in the Tampa Bay area

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Hop along Florida's bunny trail to find Easter Egg Hunts and activities at venues across the Tampa Bay area!

Many of these events are geared for children of all ages. However, the Egg hunts are typically for children under 10 years young.

Please remember to bring your camera, your own Easter basket, wear your bonnet and remember your flashlight for one unique nighttime egg hunt...now get hopping!

These events can be found within an hour's drive in and around the Tampa Bay area.  Please visit the websites to confirm details.

Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort - Palm Harbor
Hyde Park Village - Tampa
The Shops at Wiregrass - Wesley Chapel (Special Needs Egg Hunt)
Glazer Childrens Museum- Tampa
Lowry Park Zoo - Tampa
Highland Recreation Complex - Largo
Northdale Park - Tampa
Coachman Park - Clearwater
Suncoast Primate Sanctuary - Palm Harbor
HorsePower for Kids - Tampa
Florida Railroad Museum - Parrish
RE Olds Park - Oldsmar
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park - Homosassa
GT Bray Park - Bradenton
St. Armands Circle - Sarasota
Siesta Key Village - Sarasota
Nokomis Community Park - Nokomis
Sarasota Jungle Gardens - Sarasota
Florida Aquarium - downtown Tampa
Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) - Tampa
Hydro Harvest Farms - Ruskin
Straz Center for the Performing Arts - Tampa

  1. Come to Innisbrook to savor a delicious Easter Sunday Brunch.  After the meal, let the kids enjoy a special complimentary Easter Carnival!  

  2. Bounce houses, carnival games, music, food and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Bring a basket and flashlight.

    Register early!  Wristbands may be purchased in advance at the Highland Recreation Complex.  For more info, please call (727)518-3016.
  3. Petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses, live entertainment, face painting and a visit with the Easter Bunny!
  4. Spring Fest includes an egg hunt, pony rides, hay rides, train rides, face painting, farm animals, a hot dog, and a drink.  
  5. The Easter Egg Hunt will be divided into three age groups, and there will be three prizes for each group:
    — Age 3 and younger
    — Age 4-7
    — Age 8-12

    In addition to the egg hunt, visit with the Easter Bunny.
  6. Cotton Tail Express!
    Diesel powered train excursions to an Easter Egg patch!
    Planned activities include the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Mr. Bunny will greet the children. The round-trip is approximately 2.5 hours.  
  7. Egg Hunt begins at 9am (Registration starts at 8am)
    $5 donation per child which includes admission to park.  Adults receive a 33% discount on park admission.
    Activities include an Easter Egg hunt for plastic eggs, which can then be redeemed for goodies and trinkets.  Children can visit with the Easter Bunny and other costumed characters.
  8. Free for everyone.  
    Event will be at the 51st Street entrance and the amphitheater section of the park.

    Free food, bounce houses, bicycle giveaways, four age-grouped egg hunts, free face painting, Entertainment from Spaghetti the Clown.
  9. Advance registration required and is limited to the first 125 paid children.

    Each child receives an Easter Stuffed Animal and an Easter Egg Hunt Goody Bag stuffed with prizes.

    Face painters, ride the trolley, tour the Siesta Key ambulance and fire truck and participate in other fun family entertainment. Sheriff Dept. fingerprinting kits are available.  For information, please contact Roz at 941-349-2770 ext: 227

  10. The event includes continuous egg hunts and lots of free candy. 4-H groups Hare Raisers and Boots and Bridles will be on hand with bunnies. The petting zoo returns and is included free with admission. Visit Racing Dog Rescue Project and retired-track greyhounds. Photos with the Easter Bunny may be purchased for $3.00 if taken by the guest and $5 if our staff snaps the picture.

    Hot dogs, hamburgers and other food items are available for purchase.

    Children must have an Easter basket to participate in the hunt. They may bring their own or may purchase in our gift shop for $2.00. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  11. At the Fire Station.  For Nokomis area children 9 and younger.
  12. Special Needs Egg Hunt in the JCPenny Courtyard
    Community Egg Hunt
  13. Bunny Hop, a free family EGGstravaganza
    Children and their parents can participate in a Music Together® sing-a-long with Ms. Alli at 10 AM.

    Little bunnies of all ages will fall in love with ‘Lucky Star’, the miniature trick and counting horse.  Watch Lucky Star bow, say his prayers, untie knots and count out math problems.  Other events include Easter airbrush face painting and tattoo studio, train rides, carnival games, a bouncy fun house with dual slides, arts and crafts and a gyroscope.  Meet Tampa Fire Rescue and “Little Mack”, the antique fire truck, animals from BuschGardens and The Florida Aquarium’s new bunny and education team. Williams-Sonoma, Aveda Level Salonspa, Lifestyle Family Fitness and City Street Sweets will also offer lots of hippity hoppity fun.
  14. Come join the fun for an ‘egg-citing’ morning of hunting, finding and prizes! For the youngest visitors, there's a Toddler Egg Hunt in Tugboat Tots. For bigger kids, there's a Museum wide Egg Hunt.

  15. The event kicks off at 10am with a parade from Gaither High School.  There will be games, face painting and performances on the outdoor stage all day.

  16. Celebrate Life will feature
    live music, a DEA drug dog demonstration and activities suitable for all ages. Admission includes an IMAX ticket to Flying Monsters.
  17. Call the Ticket Office at 813.229.STAR (7827) to make your reservations or download the menu online.
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