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Easter events around Tampa Bay this weekend

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Posted at 12:29 PM, Apr 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-17 12:35:46-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Looking for something to do this Easter Weekend? Check out the list below to find everything from egg hunts to brunch opportunities!


These family-oriented events showcase various activities for kids of all ages.

Friday, April 19

Egg-citing Easter Event

When: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Where: Westfield Citrus Park at 8021 Citrus Park Town Center, Tampa (in Macy’s Court)
Cost: FREE
Info: This event is designed for little ones ages 0-4. It kicks off with an Easter egg hunt and features a bunny headband crafting station, games, and a duck and bunny petting zoo. The first 50 kids will receive a small free Easter basket to collect their goodies in! RSVP here.

Easter Train & Egg Hunt

When: April 19-20
Where: Crews Lake Wilderness Park at 16739 Crew Lake Dr, Spring Hill
Cost: $6 (children 12 months and younger get in free)
Info: Train Rides through the Scenic Wilderness Park. Make sure to bring your camera and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Saturday, April 20

Palm Harbor Museum Easter Egg Hunt

When: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: Palm Harbor Museum at 2043 Curlew Rd, Palm Harbor
Cost: FREE egg hunt ($2 donation for face painting and refreshments)
Info: Celebrate Easter with an egg hunt, face painting, bunny photos, eggy games, refreshments, and prizes. Hundreds of eggs will be filled with toys and candy treats. You must pre-register for age group: one egg hunt at 10 a.m. for ages 6 and under, and the second at 11:30 a.m. for ages 7 to 12. You can register through Eventbrite here.

Horizon Easter Egg Hunt

When: 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Where: Friendship Park at 4124 W Bay to Bay Blvd, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Enjoy Easter with games, activities, snacks, and opportunities to take family selfies. Register for a free ticket here.

Heights Spring Festival

When: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Armature Works at 1910 N Ola Ave, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Time to celebrate all things spring! There will be visits from the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, petting zoo, egg and cookie decorating, bounce houses, live music and more fun for the whole family. For those wishing to participate in the egg hunt, please register here.

South Seminole Heights Easter Egg Hunt

When: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: Rivercrest Park at 4802 N Blvd, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Bring out your little ones up to age 5 for a special Easter Egg Hunt section for them. There will also be a more challenging East Egg Hunt area for children ages 6 and above to enjoy! Donuts, coffee, juice, and water will be provided complimentary to all attendees.

Sunday, April 21

Easter Eggstravaganza

When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: USF at 4202 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa (Practice Fields)
Cost: FREE
Info: Bring the whole family and your Easter basket to Tampa’s Easter Egg Hunt! Check-in for the event begins at 9 a.m. Easter service will be held at 10 a.m. and afterward the egg hunt with 20,000 Easter eggs filled with candy will begin in the practice field. Register your kids ages 4-12 years old here and present your name or tickets at the check-in table to pick up admission wristbands for your family.

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Here are a few places to grab some brunch, lunch or dinner on Easter Sunday.

Sunday, April 21

Easter Buffet with Sonic!

When: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: GameTime Tampa at 1600 E 8th Ave, Tampa
Cost: $16.99 per adult, $9.99 per child under 12 years old
Info: Take a picture with Sonic the Hedgehog and enjoy a delicious Easter buffet and entertainment for all ages. All beverages are sold separately of the buffet price.

Easter Brunch or Dinner Buffet Cruise

When: 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (brunch), 6 pm. (dinner)
Where: Tampa Dock at 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa OR Clearwater Dock at 25 Causeway Blvd., Slip #55, Clearwater
Cost: $51.95 for adults and $41.95 for kids (brunch), $61.95 for adults and $41.95 for kids (dinner)
Info: This Easter hop on board Yacht StarShip for a family-friendly brunch or dinner cruise with an elegant touch! Dine on an assortment of items while taking in the sights of Tampa Bay’s beautiful waterfront. Your cruise includes a delightful buffet, reserved table, DJ entertainment and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny for family pictures! Boarding starts a half-hour before departure.


If you’re just looking for a place to snap a couple pictures of your little one with the Easter Bunny, here are a few options.

Wednesday, April 17

Westshore Plaza

When: April 17-April 20
Where: 250 Westshore Plaza, Tampa (Center Court)
Cost: $24.99

Westfield Citrus Park

When: April 17-April 20
Where: 8021 Citrus Park Town Center, Tampa (in Macy’s Court)
Cost: $27.99

International Plaza and Bay Street

When: April 17-April 20
Where: 2223 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa (in Grand Court)
Cost: $26.99

Bass Pro Shops

When: April 17-April 21
Where: 10501 Palm River Rd, Tampa
Cost: FREE

Saturday, April 20

Lakeland Harley-Davidson

When: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: 4202 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland
Cost: FREE