It’s spring and almost time for Easter! One of my favorite holidays! I love teaching the kids about why we celebrate Easter and about Jesus’s life. We also love visiting the fun Easter Egg hunts and activities around town. Who doesn’t love free candy and fun?! Want to know the Easter Events in Sarasota? Check out this list!
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23rd Annual Big Truck Day EGGstravaganza – April 20th
Saturday April 20th at 10AM-1PM at Nathan Benderson Park. Children are invited to climb into vehicles including a fire truck, buses, construction equipment and more! Games and other children’s activities too! Get more information about the Annual Big Truck Day EGGstravaganza.
North Port Spring Fling & Egg Hunt – April 13th
Face Painting, flower pot decorating, plant flowers and more. Egg hunt at 10AM. This will be at 2565 N. Toledo Blade Blvd. If you would like more information about the North Port Spring Fling & Egg Hunt click here.
Easter Bunny Pancake Breakfast – April 13th
This is a fun family event and kids eat free with a can donation. Adults are $3. It will be from 8-9:45AM on March 24th. Easter Bunny photo opps! This is located at Buffalo Wings & Rings in North Port. Get more information about the Easter Bunny Pancake Breakfast here.
Flashlight Egg Hunt – April 12th
This is an evening event on the North Port City Center Front Green at City Hall. It will be from 7:30-9PM on April 12th. There will be 15,000 glow in the dark eggs hidden in the hay. Click here for more information about the Flashlight Egg Hunt in North Port.
UTC Egg-stravaganza – April 13th
This event will be on April 13th outside of the East Grand Entrance from 12-3PM.
Ages 0 – 2: 2:15 pm
Ages 3 – 5: 2:45 pm
Ages 6 – 7: 3:15 pm
Ages 8 – 9: 3:45 pm
Ages 10 – 12: 4:15 pm
Get more information about UTC Egg-stravaganza here.
Hope Hunt – April 20th
This will take place at 710 N. Osprey Ave. in Sarasota from 12-6PM. Get more information about the Hope Hunt in Sarasota here.
Easter Egg Hunt at Harvest United Methodist Church – April 7th
There will be bounce houses, face painting, a photo booth, crafts and an Easter Egg Hunt. This will be from 11:30AM-1:45PM on April 7th. Get more information about the Easter Egg Hunt at Harvest United Methodist Church here.
EGGstravaganza – April 13th
Kids bring your baskets to this fun Easter egg hunt from 9:30-11:30AM in Lakewood Ranch. It is $5 for adults and children, and 2 and under are free. This will be located at Greenbrook Adventure Park. Get more information and register for the EGGstravaganza event here.
“Egg”normous Egg Hunt – April 13th
This fun event will be at 10AM at the City Center Front Green (4970 City Hall Blvd. in North Port). Kids should bring their baskets. There will be over 20,000 eggs for kids ages 3-9. Free admission. Get more information about “Egg”normous Egg Hunt here.
The Children’s Garden’s Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt – April 6th
This is a fundraiser event from 4-8PM. Tickets are $45 for members and $50 for non-members. Get more information about the Children’s Garden’s Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt here.
The Children’s Garden’s Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt – April 20th
This event is free for garden members and regular admission applies to non members. It begins at 10AM. Get more information about the Children Garden’s Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt here.
Jungle Trails and Bunny Tails – April 19th
Admission for children are half of regular admission that day for this event and the Easter Egg hunt will be continuous all day. Jungle Gardens is located at 3701 Bay Shore Rd. in Sarasota at 10AM.
Eggstravaganza Children’s Easter Egg Hunt – April 20th
This will take place at Centennial Park in Venice on April 20th from 9:00am-12pm. Get more information about the Eggstravaganza Children’s Easter Egg Hunt here.
Sarasota Egg Drop – April 21st
This fun event is hosted by Hope City Church. There will be a 90-minute Easter experience and then ever child who attends will be given a wristband and a bag to get on the field and collect eggs after the helicopter passes through and drops the eggs! Get more information about the Hope City Church Egg Drop here.
Easter Egg Hunt & Festival – April 6th
This is a free community event on Saturday, April 6 at 9:30AM at Church of the Palms Courtyard. Bring and Easter basket to collect eggs. There will also be a bounce House, face painting, raffles, and refreshments. Get more information about the Easter Egg Hunt at Church of the Palms Courtyard here.
Free Easter Egg Hunt for Children with Autism and their Families – April 13th
Free Easter Egg Hunt at Ashton Elementary School for Children with autism and their families. Get more information about this Easter Egg Hunt here.