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Where to hunt for Easter eggs in Tampa Bay

Posted at 1:40 PM, Mar 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-30 12:03:46-04

TAMPA BAY, Fla. - With the holiday weekend upon us, there’s plenty of ways to go hunting for Easter eggs in Tampa Bay! Check out some of these local events: 

Friday, March 30 

Easter Egg Hunt at Hawthorne Village of Brandon

When: Friday, March 30 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Where: 851 W Lumsden Road, Brandon
Cost: Free
Info: Join the Easter Bunny for an annual Easter egg hunt and have your photo taken with the Easter bunny! Enjoy refreshments and plenty of fun! (Children 12 and under)

Underwater Egg Hunt at Southwest Recreation Complex

When: Friday, March 30 | 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. 
Where: 13120 Vonn Road, Largo
Cost: $5 wristbands 
Info: The Easter Bunny is missing hundreds of colorful eggs! They have been found but are floating in Southwest Pool and many of them are now at the bottom of the pool. Bring your parents and help retrieve these eggs and win prizes. Child that cannot swim must use a life jacket. Limited spots for each age group will be available.

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Easter Egg Drop & Jam at All that Glitters

When: Friday, March 30 | 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
Where: 3802 S Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa
Cost: $12
Info: This fun event puts a unique take on Easter egg hunting for your little one! Egg balloon drops and pits will feature all types of goodies for the kids. There’s also a glow dance party, games, cupcake bar and much more. The toddler drop is at 5 p.m. and kids 3+ drop starts at 6 p.m. 

Saturday, March 31

Egg Hunt at Glazer Children's Museum

When: Saturday, March 31 | 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. 
Where: 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa
Cost: General Admission $12, Free for members
Info: Meet and take pictures with the Easter Bunny, search for thousands of eggs, play games, and more at GCM’s annual Egg Hunt! All activities, snacks and treats, and a full day of Museum play are included with admission.

Easter Egg Hunt at R. E. Olds Park

When: Saturday, March 31 | 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. 
Where: 107 Shore Drive West, Oldsmar
Cost: Free
Info: Over 5,000 candy and toy filled eggs will be scattered across R.E. Olds Park. There will be a special appearance by the Easter Bunny, so don't forget your cameras! Please arrive early as all the age groups will begin promptly at 9:00 am. The egg hunt lasts about 5-10 minutes. Located on the northwest side of R.E. Olds Park near the volleyball court.

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Redeemer Church

When: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. 
Where: 12404 Boyette Road, Riverview
Cost: Free Admission 
Info: You are invited to join a day of worship, Gospel-centered teaching, and of course a HUGE Easter egg hunt! Following the hunt, there will be light refreshments served, as well as a special craft for the kiddos to complete and take home. The egg hunt is open to toddlers - 5th graders. 

Easter Egg Hunt at Kerby's Nursery & Landscaping

When: Saturday, March 31 | 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
Where: Kerby's Nursery & Landscaping at 2311 S Parsons Avenue, Seffner
Cost: Free Admission
Info: Bring your Easter baskets and get ready for a whole lot of fun! The 9th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Kerby's begins right at 10 a.m. Be ready to hunt and see how many Easter eggs the kids can find hidden among the beautiful flowers. 

Easter Egg Hunt at Brandon Regional Hospital

When: Saturday, March 31 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Where: 119 Oakfield Drive, Brandon
Cost: Free Admission 
Info: The 3rd annual Easter Egg Hunt features food, face-painting, arts and crafts, and more! This event will be held in front of the new Pediatric ER, off of Vonderburg Drive, at the south end of the hospital. Click here for more information.

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Easter Egg Hunt at Carrollwood Baptist Church

When: Saturday, March 31 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Where: 5395 Ehrlich Road, Tampa
Cost: Free
Info: Our Annual Children's Easter egg hunt is Saturday, March 31, at 10am! This event will include snacks, story time, crafts, and age specific egg hunts. This event is for children, babies to 5th grade. Come, bring your favorite Easter basket and enjoy the festivities!

City-Wide Easter Egg Hunt in Plant City

When: Saturday, March 31 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Where: Otis M. Andrews Sports Complex at 2402 East Cherry Street, Plant City
Cost: Free
Info: The 30th Annual City-Wide Easter Egg Hunt kicks off this Saturday at Otis M. Andrews Sports Complex. Participants will assemble at 10 a.m. for a show followed by the egg hunt. The Egg Hunt itself is free, so make sure to bring your own basket! Following the hunt, other activities will be available with $1 Bunny Bucks on sale as you arrive. All kids ages 3-11 get a free hotdog and drink, while supplies last. Other activities for two Bunny Bucks each include the inflatable spacewalks, airbrushing and trackless train rides. Photos with the Easter Bunny are five Bunny Bucks each.

Easter Egg Hunt at Avalon Park West

When: Saturday, March 31 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Where: 5227 Autumn Ridge Dr, Wesley Chapel
Cost: Free Admission
Info: Come out for a day filled with family fun, bounce houses, Egg Hunts and pictures with the Easter Bunny! This event is FREE and open to the public. 

Easter Egg Drop at Calvary Church East Lake

When: Saturday, March 31 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Where: 1190 E Lake Road South, Tarpon Springs
Cost: Free Admission 
Info: Join us for Tampa Bay's most extreme Easter egg hunt! Bring the whole family and enjoy food, music, giant inflatables, pictures with the Easter Bunny, candy, 25,000+ eggs dropped from a helicopter, and more!

Easter EGGstravaganza

When: Saturday, March 31 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Where: 3607 N Armenia Avenue, Tampa
Cost: Egg Hunt & Easter Bunny Photos $12
Info: The Easter Bunny will be visiting the Humane Society of Tampa Bay on Saturday to pose with pups and help them hunt for eggs! There will be egg hunts and crafts for 2-legged kiddos too, and lunch from the Grillin' & Chillin' team! There will also be lots of fun activities for everyone to enjoy. 

The Helicopter Easter Egg Drop at Beaumont Ranch

When: Saturday, March 31 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Where: 19765 State Road 52, Land o' Lakes
Cost: $5
Info: Get ready for an Easter egg helicopter drop! The event will feature food, music, petting zoo, pony rides, bounce house, egg decorating table, and off the course the egg drop at 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. 

Easter Festival at Life Family Church

When: Saturday, March 31 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Where: 600 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Plant City
Cost: Free Admission 
Info: Join Life Family Church for free food, giveaways, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones, bounce house, and exciting Easter egg hunts for children 2-9 years old! 

Easter Egg Hunt at A Land of Delight Natural Farm

When: Saturday, March 31 | 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. 
Where: 2514 Leaning Pine Lane, Plant City
Cost: Free Admission 
Info: Are you ready for family fun, great pictures and adorable animals? You’re invited to A Land of Delight Easter Egg Hunt! The hunt kicks off at 1:30 p.m. for ages 2-12. The organic farmers market will also be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Sunday, April 1

Helicopter Easter Egg Drop at Brave Church

When: Sunday, April 1 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Where: 12810 Interlaken Road, Trinity
Cost: Free Admission 
Info: You’re invited to the Easter Helicopter Egg Drop at Brave Church! Over 15,000 plastic eggs filled with candy and toys will be falling from the sky! If you find a ‘golden egg’, turn it in for a special prize! Families must attend Easter service in order to participate in the free egg drop. Services begin at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. 

Easter Weekend at the Aquarium

When: March 30 - April 1 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Where: 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Cost: Adults $28.95, Seniors $26.95, Ages 3-12 $23.95, 2 and younger free
Info: Easter weekend at the Florida Aquarium means fun crafts, activities, and an underwater Easter egg scavenger hunt! There’s even a scuba diving Easter Bunny! There will be plenty of photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny in the Panoramic Coral Reef Room. 

CrossPointe Family Church Children Easter Egg Hunt

When: Sunday, April 1 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Where: 919 Debuel Road, Lutz
Cost: Free
Info: Join us for our upcoming egg hunts for Pre-K and elementary age children on Saturday, March 31st at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 1st at 10:00 am. There will also be opportunities to meet and greet with the Easter Bunny! Everything is free of cost!