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Fun Easter Activities are Taking Shape in Tampa Bay

Egg Hunts, Easter Bunny Photos, Cruises, and More

Easter is coming, and egg hunts are springing up all over Tampa Bay, as well as an abundance of Easter Bunny photo opportunities and other family-friendly activities. Destination Tampa Bay™ has listed a few of the many fun events coming up in our area to help you fine-tune your search for the perfect outing and firm up your spring calendar. More events are being scheduled every day, so keep an eye on your community calendars! In the meantime, check these out:

Easter For Kids:

City of Largo Underwater Egg Hunt

City of Largo Underwater Egg Hunt

For a true Florida-style egg hunt, check out Largo’s Underwater Egg Hunt at Southwest Pool. Children must be five years and older to hunt for eggs in the pool, and children who cannot swim must use a life jacket. Adults are not permitted in the pool during the egg hunt. Cost is $5 per wristband; $3 for spectators. Wristbands can be purchased at any Largo Recreation facility, but supplies are limited. The event takes place at Southwest Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, on April 7. For more information, call 727-518-3126 or visit LargoPools.com.

Tampa’s Downtown Eggsploration

Tampa's Downtown Eggsploration

Downtown Tampa’s largest egg hunt takes place at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park on April 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free for all ages. Enjoy fare from a local food truck and snap photos of the little ones with the Easter Bunny. The park is located at 1001 N Blvd, Tampa, FL. For more information, visit: https://www.tampasdowntown.com/events/tampas-downtown-eggsploration-2023/

Easter Egg Hunt on the Beach

What could be better than an egg hunt on the beach? This family-friendly event takes place on Whiskey Joe’s world-famous Barefoot Tiki Beach. One lucky winner will score a golden egg with a $100 gift card! Afterward enjoy a post-hunt lunch from the “Floribbean”-inspired menu of local favorites. The Easter egg hunt is complimentary for children ages 12 and younger.

What could be better than an egg hunt on the beach? This family-friendly event takes place on Whiskey Joe’s world-famous Barefoot Tiki Beach. One lucky winner will score a golden egg with a $100 gift card! Afterward enjoy a post-hunt lunch from the “Floribbean”-inspired menu of local favorites. The Easter egg hunt is complimentary for children ages 12 and younger. Whiskey Joe’s is located at 7720 West Courtney Campbell Causeway Tampa. The egg hunt takes place April 9, at 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. For more information, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/easter-egg-hunt-on-the-beach-tickets-581030055537.

Crafts with Ms. Kate at Armature Works – Easter Edition

Crafts with Ms. Kate at Armature Works – Easter Edition

During this fun crafts class, each child will decorate their own Easter-themed canvas tote bag, which they can bring back on April 9 if they wish for the Armature Worlds annual Hop on the Lawn egg hunt! Children will be given step-by-step instructions and offered assistance in making their bags. Children ages 3-12 are welcome, and parents are encouraged to participate. Seats will be reserved for the children, but standing room will be available for adults. Admission is $20 per child. Each ticket includes materials to create the Easter-inspired canvas tote bag, which the child will take home. The event takes place Saturday, April 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Armature 1910 North Ola Avenue Tampa. For tickets and more information, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crafts-with-ms-kate-easter-edition-tickets-560745854947. Information about the Hop on the Lawn egg hunt is also available on the site.

Easter For Adults:

Easter Brunch Cooking Class

Here’s one for the Do-it-Yourself-ers. Join the Publix Aprons Cooking School of Citrus Park for a hands-on cooking class and some new takes on the typical Easter brunch menu. Adults over 18 years of age may enroll; no children are allowed. Adults must be 21 years or older to sample wine. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. The event is located at Publix Aprons Cooking School of Citrus Park, 7835 Gunn Highway Tampa, and takes place on April 1 at 6 p.m. For reservations and more information, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/easter-brunch-dishes-tickets-577735381077?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.

Easter Puppies and Yoga

Easter Puppy and yoga

Looking for a new furry family member? Or perhaps just something fun to do this Easter season? Join FX Fitness Studio and the Mercy Full Project for their Easter Puppies and Yoga event on April 1 at 9 a.m. (check-in at 8:30 a.m.). The event seeks to raise awareness and encourage empathy, kindness, and love for living creatures. During the yoga event, puppies will join the fun! Mercy Full Project will be on hand to answer questions about fostering and adoptions. FX Fitness Studio is located at 932 West Lumsden Road Brandon, FL. Tickets are $20 for the one-hour yoga session. All proceeds benefit the Mercy Full Project. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/easter-puppies-and-yoga-tickets-577679524007?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Easter For Families:

Easter Brunch at TradeWinds Island Grand Resort

easter bruch at tradewinds

If you prefer to dine out rather than cook, this Easter brunch is for you! Located in the elegant Grand Palm Colonnade, this unforgettable experience will delight you and your guests this holiday. TradeWinds Island Grand Resort is located at 5500 Gulf Boulevard St. Pete Beach. Available seatings will be at 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1 p.m on April 9. Tickets are $61.50 for adults, $30.25 for children ages 4-10, and free for children 3 and under. For tickets and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/easter-brunch-at-tradewinds-island-resorts-11-am-2-pm-tickets-557233730087?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.

Easter Market near Indian Rocks Beach

Easter Market near Indian Rocks Beach

Here’s an opportunity to shop for Easter-themed and spring-themed gifts, while also enjoying food, beverages, and an Easter egg hunt and bounce houses for the kids. The Easter Bunny will also be in attendance. Come shop on April 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 596 Indian Rocks Road North, Belleair Bluffs. For more information, see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/easter-market-tickets-583546241517.

Easter Dinner Cruise

Starship Easter Cruise

Close your Easter holiday with a dinner cruise on Yacht StarShip for the whole family. In addition to a delicious assortment of foods, you’ll enjoy views of the waterfront, DJ entertainment, and an opportunity for family pictures with the Easter Bunny. This cruise departs April 9, from 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Cruises at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Visit https://www.yachtstarship.com/event/easter-dinner-cruises/ for more information and ticket prices. Call 813-223-7999 to book for groups of 25 or more. Yacht Starship also offers a Clearwater Easter brunch cruise. For information, visit https://www.yachtstarship.com/event/clearwater-easter-brunch-buffet-cruises/.

Content written by Dianna Graveman exclusively for Destination Tampa Bay™ for editorial puposes only. Photos coutesy of each event noted.

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