This is just the beginning of what Tampa Bay has to offer! To help you find your event even faster, we’ve divided our listings up into three categories:
- Where to take pictures with the Easter Bunny
- Easter Egg Hunts and Events
- Easter Brunches in Tampa Bay
Here are some of our favorite 2022 Easter events in Tampa Bay and beyond. We hope you have a hoppin’ good time!
*Check back as more events will be added as information becomes available.
Best Places to Take Pictures with the Easter Bunny
There are many events around town where you can snap a photo with the Easter Bunny (keep scrolling for our list of top picks), but for this section we’re focusing on the places where the picture days are ongoing.
Pictures with the Easter Bunny at International Plaza | March 18 – April 16
2223 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa
Hop on over to the Easter set in the Grand Court at International Plaza for a special photo with the Bunny! Photo packages start at $34.99 and you can reserve your spot ahead of time. Sensory Friendly photos are available on April 3. shopinternationalplaza.com/events
Easter Bunny Photos at Westfield Brandon | April 1 – April 16
459 Brandon Town Center
Hip, Hop, Hippity Hop – the Bunny is back! Visit the Easter Bunny at Westfield Brandon for family photos with packages starting at $34.99. They are even offering pet photos with the bunny on April 4 and a Sensory Friendly Bunny on April 3. Reservations are encouraged. westfield.com/Brandon
Easter Bunny Photos at Westshore Plaza | April 1- April 16
250 Westshore Plaza, Tampa
We ‘carrot’ wait for our Easter pictures! Hop on over to Westshore Plaza for a special photo with the Easter Bunny! Sensory Friendly bunny photos are available on April 3 and Pet photos with the bunny are scheduled for April 4. westshoreplaza.com
Easter Bunny Photos at Tyrone Square in St. Petersburg | March 26 – April 16
6901 Tyrone Square, St. Petersburg
Hop on over to the Dillard’s court for a special photo with the Easter Bunny! To save time, you can reserve your photo session ahead of time. Book your time slot here and learn more.
Bass Pro Shops Photo with the Easter Bunny | Select days April 9-17
Hop online to book your reservation at Bass Pros Shops in Brandon for your chance to meet the Easter Bunny and snap a cute FREE photo! You’ll get a FREE 5 x 7 photo, but you can upgrade for more images. Click here to reserve your spot.
Easter Bunny at the Florida Aquarium | Friday, April 15- Sunday, April 17 at various times
Head to the second floor Mosaic Center for photos with the Easter Bunny during your visit to the Florida Aquarium. Bring your own camera! Learn more here and check for times. Scuba Bunny will also be posing for photos underwater in the Coral Reef room Friday-Sunday at 11am, 1pm and 3pm!
Easter Weekend Events and Easter Egg Hunts in Tampa Bay:
Listed in order of date of event. As always, check with event organizer prior to attending to ensure dates and times have not changed. Events that have already occurred have been moved to the bottom of this post.
ZooTampa’s Eggstravaganza | Friday, April 15-Sunday, April 17 from 9:30 am-5:00 pm
Visit the zoo and participate in a fun Kinder Joy Scavenger Hunt! If you find all 12 hidden eggs in the animal habitats, you’ll win a prize at the end. There will also be Zoo Members only egg hunt on all three days from 10 am- 4 pm. For $5, kids will be able to search for eggs in an exclusive Eggstravaganza event zone and redeem baskets and eggs for a special treat from Kinder Joy and a toy. You’ll also get front of the line access to snap a photo with zoo mascot Manny T the manatee! Learn more and make your reservation here.
Egg-citing Eggs-periments at MOSI in Tampa | Friday, April 15-Sunday, April 17 from 10 am -5 pm
MOSI will be celebrating the holiday with Easter themed experiments during the three day weekend! Be sure to post your pictures on social media for a chance to win a FREE week of summer camp at MOSI! mosi.org
Tango and Rocky’s EGG-cellent Underwater Adventure at the Florida Aquarium | Monday, April 11-Sunday, April 17
This is an egg hunt like no other–register via an app to take part in the Easter egg hunt as you search for QR code eggs around the Aquarium which you’ll then scan. Those whoo have registered and completed the scavenger hunt will be entered to win a Golden Egg gift package. Learn more here.
Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt at Gardenville Park and Rec Center in Gibsonton | Friday, April 15 at 6:30 pm
This is a fun twist on an Easter egg hunt! The Gardenville Park and Recreation Center is hosting this glow in the dark egg hunt for kids ages 12 and younger for free. The hunt will be divided into three different age groups. Try to find the NEON glowing egg to win a prize filled basket! There will also be crafts, activities and more. You can register on-site. Learn more here.
Easter Celebration at Raprager Family Farms | Friday, April 15- Sunday, April 17 from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
16907 Boy Scout Rd, Odessa
Head to Raprager Family Farms for an Easter Celebration! There will be three Easter egg Hunts per day for two different age groups, so you’ll want to book your ticket ahead of time to secure your spot. The Easter Bunny will be hiding 50,000 eggs for the kiddos to find! The farm will also offer more family-friendly activities like a chance to hold baby bunnies and chickens, photos with the Easter Bunny, and more. They’ll also offer an Easter brunch. Book your ticket and learn more here.
Easter at the Farm with DK Farms and Nursery in Largo | Friday, April 15- Sunday, April 17
DK Farms and Nursery is hosting several Easter egg hunts each day for three different age groups. There will also be plenty more farm activities like a free petting zoo, bunny zone, photo opps and of course, meet and greets with the Easter Bunny. You can also pay extra for pony rides. Learn more here and book your ticket since a pre-ordered ticket is required to participate in the Easter egg hunt.
Winter’s Beach front Egg Hunt at Winter’s Beach Club in Clearwater Beach | Friday, April 15th | 9am – 11am
We picked this event as a top pick since it’s so unique! There will be an Easter Egg hunt in the sand, photos with the Easter Bunny and bagged breakfast. It’s $10 for visitors and FREE for Beach Club guests. Wintersbeachclub.com
A Land of Delight Natural Farm and Nursery Easter egg hunt | Thursday, April 14-Saturday, April 16
Here’s a fun Easter egg hunt on the farm in Plant City! A Land of Delight will be hiding more than 7,000 candy-filled eggs for this hunt and each child will be able to find up to 30 eggs. You must register your child on Eventbrite to help limit crowds. The time slots are organized by age groups. Learn more and register here.
Spring Fest Fundraiser at Horsepower for Kids in Tampa | Saturdays, April 9-16
We love the events hosted by Horsepower for kids and Spring Fest is a favorite! There will be pony rides, a petting zoo, Easter Egg hunt, anima encounters, live music and activities and so much more! Tickets are $12. Babies 12 months and younger are free. Make sure to bring your own Easter basket. horsepowerforkids.com
Easter Egg Hunt with the Tampa Tarpons | Saturday, April 16 at 5:00 pm -game at 6:30 pm
Kids 12 and younger can take part in an on field for a pre-game Easter egg hunt with 10,000 eggs at the stadium in Dunedin There will also be post-game fireworks. Learn more here.
Easter Train with Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad at Crews Lake Park in Spring Hill | Saturdays and Sundays, April 9, 10, 15 and 16 from 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Take a ride on a mini train that’s been decorated for the Easter holiday, but that’s not all! In addition to the Eater themed train ride around Crews Lake Park, there will be Easter egg hunts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, crafts and more! Tickets are $8 per person. Learn more here.
Tampa’s Downtown Eggsploration at Julian B Lane Riverfront Park | Saturday, April 16 from 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Tampa’s Downtown Partnership is hosting downtown’s LARGEST Easter egg hunt in partnership with IKEA at one of our favorite parks the play–Julian B Lane Riverfront Park! There will be thousands of eggs to find along with prizes to win. You are encouraged to bring your own Easter basket, or head on over to a bag decorating station. Keep in mind, supplies will be limited since the bag station is first come, first served. There will be two time frames and 5 different age groups for the Easter egg hunt, including one for 18+ with a grand prize of a downtown staycation! In addition to the Easter egg hunt, you’ll have a chance to take a picture with the Easter Bunny, taste your way through local food trucks, and participate in kid-friendly activities. This event is FREE to attend. Learn more here.
Northdale Hoppy Hunting Egg Hunt in Tampa | Saturday, April 16 from 9 am -1 pm
The Northdale Civic Association is hosting a Easter egg hunt for kids ages 10 and younger for free. There will be raffles, a Bunny photo booth and more along with the Easter egg hunt. Learn more here.
Easter egg hunt at Caddy’s Treasure Island | Saturday, April 16 at 8 am
Head to the beach for an early morning Easter egg hunt and don’t forget your Easter Basket! The eggs will be hidden on the beach and after the hunt, you can stick around for breakfast from 8am-11am–there will also be $20 bottomless mimosas for the adults. Learn more here.
Easter egg hunt and U-Pick Veggies at Honeyside Farms in Parrish | Saturday, April 16 at 10am
For an Easter celebration on the farm, head south to Parrish at Honeyside Farms! The organic farm is hosting an Easter egg hunt at 10am to be followed by a farm tour at 11am. You will need tickets to participate in these–they are $10 for adults and $5 for kids ages 5 and older. There will also be veggie u-pick opportunities. Tomatoes, squash, Zucchini, onions and lettuce should be available for $2 per pound. Learn more and buy your tickets here.
Breakfast with the Bunny at Highland Recreation Complex in Largo | Saturday, April 16 from 9:30am -11:30 am
This event is $8 per child/$6 per adult and is open to ages 6 and under. Cost goes up April 9 to $10 per child/$8 per adult. Register at Highland or online at
Hop on over to meet and have breakfast with Peter Cotton Tail. There will also be crafts, dancing, games, and a mini egg hunt outdoors all with a spring theme. Come dressed in your new Easter outfits. Registration is required by April 13. bit.ly/BunnyBreakfastLargo
Easter Egg Hunt at Kerby’s Nursery in Seffner | Saturday, April 16 at 10:00 am
Kerby’s Nursery is bringing back its in-person Easter Egg Hunt in 2022 after two years of hosting virtual events and it’s going to be bigger than ever! They plan to hide 5,000 Easter eggs filled with trinkets and treats for kids to find. The event starts at 10 am sharp, so don’t be late. Learn more here.
Easter Celebration at Busch Gardens | Saturday, April 16-Sunday, April 17
Get ready for an Easter Eggstravaganza all weekend at Busch Gardens! On Saturday & Sunday, the park will host its first ever egg hunt for kids ages 12 and under, right on the Festival Field. Enjoy special Easter egg hunt animal enrichments at select habitats in the park. Plus, learn from the Zoo Team about these magnificent animals and the care they provide every day at Busch Gardens. Head to the Sesame Street Safari of Fun for a special Easter story time. Enjoy Sesame Street-themed stories by your favorite friends twice daily at the Sunny Day Theater. There will also be 40 golden eggs hidden throughout the park on Saturday and Sunday in areas accessible to guests! Once found, head over to Guest Services to celebrate your find and claim a special prize! Learn more here.
Lost Pearl Pirate Ship Easter Cruises | Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17
Tampa’s Lost Pearl Pirate Ship is celebrating Easter all weekend with three Easter themed cruises each day. There will be themed games along with photos with the Easter Bunny during this unique ‘only in Tampa’ adventure! Tickets are $30 plus tax and fees for adults and $25 plus tax and fees for kids older than 2. Book your adventure here.
Cotton Tail Express at Florida Railroad Museum in Parrish | Saturday, April 16-Sunday, April 17, various times
The Cotton Tail Express is back at the Florida Railroad Museum for a unique Easter outing with the kids! The 2.5 hour experience includes a half hour train ride to the Easter egg hunt location. There will be plenty more to do as well along with hayrides, arts and crafts and pictures with the Easter Bunny! Tickets start at $19. Learn more here.
Easter egg hunt at Armature Works | Sunday, April 17 from 11 am-2 pm
Armature Works is once again hosting its annual Easter egg hunt, offering three ‘waves’ age groups with two 20 minute time slots within each wave to help accommodate as many children as possible. Each time slot allows for 100 children max. There will be 6 Golden Eggs with prizes hidden among the other eggs. You must register online by April 16 via Eventbrite in order for your child to participate in the Easter egg hunt. Note-they must be 10 years old or younger. The Easter Bunny will also be there along with live music and crafts. Learn more here.
Easter egg hunt and events at Busch Gardens | Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is hosting an Easter egg for kiddos 12 and younger. There will be two egg hunts per day for two different age groups in the festival field. There will also be animal enrichments, Easter story time, and more. Learn more here.
Hoppy Easter Egg Hunt at the St. Pete Pier | Sunday, April 17 from 1 pm-4 pm
Hippity hoppity over to the St. Pete Pier for an Easter egg hunt at the park where 5,000 eggs will be hidden, including 12 golden eggs filled with big prizes! The Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center will also hide 12 eco-frienldy eggs and prizes. This event is free and open to kids ages 10 and younger. The hunt begins right at 1pm, so don’t be late! The Easter Bunny will also be in attendance for photos! Learn more here.
*Many community churches are hosting Easter egg hunts too, so there is more than likely one near you if you can’t attend one of these events.
Easter Brunch in Tampa Bay
*Written in partnership with our sister site, TampaBayDateNightGuide.com
Grand Easter Brunch at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach | Sunday, April 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach this Easter Sunday for a special brunch at Ocean Hai! Brunch includes a buffet of fresh pastries, seasonal salads, fresh seafood, omelets, carving station and more. Enhance your brunch with bottomless mimosas for $10. Take in the spectacular Gulf views, meet the Easter Bunny, and enjoy fun for the whole family with Easter Egg Hunts available at select times. $62 adults, $20 kids 5-12, *4 & under complimentary with a paying adult
Easter Brunch at The Straz in Tampa | Sunday, April 17 at 11 am or 1:30 pm
Maestro’s at The Straz in Tampa is hosting two seatings for Easter brunch. There will be chef attended omelette and carving stations, salad bar, hot station, bottomless mimosas. and more. Tickets start ta $50.50 per person. Book your reservation here.
Easter specials at Willa’s and Willa’s Provisions in Tampa | Easter weekend, Friday, April 15-Sunday, April 17
Willa’s and Willa’s Provisions is offering an Easter special all weekend long. Willa’s will be serving a special Fennel Crusted Lamb Loin with grain mustard mashed potatoes, mint pea puree & caraway demi-glace for $30. Plus, guests can sit alfresco and enjoy new spring cocktails like Willa’s Spring Fix with Cathead bitter orange vodka, Cocchi Americano, orange cordial and vanilla.
King Charles Easter Brunch at the Don CeSar in St. Pete Beach | Sunday, April 17 at 10:15 am
Enjoy the beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico as you dine in the King Charles Ballroom for an Easter brunch served buffet style. There will be a raw bar, made-to-order omelets, salad stations, hand-carved pine nut and herb-roasted prime rib, duck breast and halibut. Adults can also indulge in unlimited champagne. Tickets are available at $87.79 for adults and $29.08 for children 12 and under. Book your reservation here.
Easter Brunch and Easter Dinner at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa | Sunday, April 17 from 9am-1pm and dinner from 3pm-9pm
SHOR American Seafood Grill at a the Hyatt Regency in Clearwater Beach is hosting an Easter breakfast/brunch and dinner for locals to enjoy. Take in the beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico as you select from a wide-menu offering made to order omelettes, pancakes and more for breakfast and then for dinner selections like a traditional Easter ham and fresh seafood will be on the menu. The breakfast Buffett is $45 for adults and $25 for kids. Dinner is $79 for adults and $39 for kids. Learn more and book your reservation here.
Easter Brunch Cruise on Yacht Starship in Tampa and Clearwater | Sunday, April 17 at various times
The Easter Bunny is ready to welcome you and the family aboard the Yacht Starship for a family-friendly dining cruise! In addition to your meal and live entertainment, the Easter Bunny will be hopping around to take photos with everyone. There are brunch and dinner cruise options at the Tampa and Clearwater locations. Prices start at $59.95 plus taxes and fees for adult brunch cruises and $44.95 plus taxes and fees for kids. Yachtstarship.com
Easter Brunch at the TradeWinds Islands Resorts in St. Pete Beach | Sunday, April 17
The TradeWinds restaurant properties are offering Easter Brunch at the Palm Court Italian Grill at TradeWinds Islands Grande and at RumFish Grill at RumFish Beach Resort. You can explore their entire Easter line-up here and maybe even make it an Easter staycation!
Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar at Epicurean Hotel Easter Dinner and Brunch additions | Sunday, April 17
Élevage is hosting a special Easter dinner along with their regular dinner menu, but if you prefer brunch, they will have their regular brunch menu with additions for Easter including Easter Deviled Eggs, Spring Quiche, Carrot Cake pancakes and more. Dine-in Easter dinner is $65 per person and $25 per child 12 and younger. You can also opt to pick-up Easter dinner to-go. Learn more here.
HEW Parlor & Chophouse at Fenway Hotel in Dunedin | Sunday, April 17 from 11 am-7 pm
Hew Parlor & Chophouse at the Fenway Hotel will be offering an Easter brunch served family-style throughout the day. Brunch will be served family-style. It’s $65 per person, and $25 per child ages 12 and under. Check out the delicious menu and make your reservations here!
Easter Brunch at K Club Bar & Bistro at The Karol Hotel in Clearwater | Sunday, April 17
If you’re in the Clearwater area, the K Club Bar and Bistro at the Karol Hotel is offering an Easter brunch buffet for just $32 per person, and $15 per child ages 12 and under. You can explore the menu and make reservations here.
Easter Brunch at the Rusty Pelican in Tampa | Sunday, April 17 from 10 am-4 pm
For waterfront views, head to the Rusty Pelican for a four-course Easter brunch. They are also offering Easter dinner from 5 pm-9 pm. Easter brunch is $89 for adults and $35 for kids. Learn more here.
Easter Brunch at River’s Edge in downtown Tampa | Sunday, April 17 from 11 am-3 pm
River’s Edge Restaurant at Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel is hosting Easter brunch with a buffet-style brunch. Prices are $59 for adults and $22 for kids under age 10. They are also offering Easter dinner if you prefer. Learn more here.
2022 Easter Events that have already occurred:
Jelly Bean Fling at the Pioneer Florida Museum in Dade City | Saturday, March 26 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
15602 Pioneer Museum Road, Dade City
Kids and families can enjoy a wide array of activities to celebrate the holiday at the Florida Pioneer Museum. The Easter bunny and egg hunts for each age group will be available. Beyond this, families can expect a petting zoo, games, food vendors and complimentary family photos. Pioneerfloridamuseum.org
Easter Egg Hunt and Food Truck Rally at Spurlino Family YMCA at Big Bend Rd in Riverview | Saturday, April 3 from 11:00 am-3:00 pm
The Spurlino Family YMCA is hosting a combo event for families with a food truck rally that kicks off at 11 and and Easter Egg Hunt at 11:30am! Learn more here.
Long Center Sports Complex Aqua Easter in Clearwater | Saturday, April 9 from 9 am-2 pm
Clearwater Parks and Rec is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt in the pool at the Long Center Sports Complex in Clearwater! Along with the in pool Easter egg hunt, there will be a DJ, themed arts and crafts, bounce house, food trucks, and more! Learn more here.
Easter Eggstravaganza at Humane Society of Tampa Bay | Saturday, April 9 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bring the kids and your 4-legged kiddos to the Humane Society for an Easter celebration filled with kid and pet-friendly activities. There will be face painting, a dog egg hunt, toddler egg hunt (5 and under), kid egg hunt (6 and up), photos with the Easter Bunny and more! Learn more here.
Daddy Kool Kids Club Hoppin’ Hunt and Hoopla in St. Pete | Saturday, April 9 from 4pm-6pm
Daddy Kool Kids Club is teaming up with Great Explorations Children’s Museum for this fun event for families featuring an egg hunt, giant sized toys and games, BBQ, and more! Learn more here!
Westchase Spring Egg Hunt | Sunday, April 10 from 1pm-4pm
Great Connection Spring Fling at Great Explorations Children’s Museum | Sunday, April 10 from 4:30pm-6:30pm
This year’s Spring Fling with feature a sensory-friendly Easter Bunny, scavenger hunt and petting zoo. It is free for special needs family. Learn more by visiting the Facebook events page here.
2021 Easter Events we’re waiting to update for 2022:
Easter GLOW Egg Hunt | April 2, 6:45-8 p.m.
5613 Skytop Dr, Lithia
You’re invited to the First Annual Easter GLOW Hunt! Grab your basket and Hop on Over to At Last Chiropractic! There will be 2 Easter Egg Hunts ages 1-5 will begin at 7 p.m. and ages 6-10 will start at 7:45 p.m. Atlastchiropractic.com
Underwater Egg Hunt | April 2, noon to 2 p.m.
13120 Vonn Rd., Largo
Children ages 5+ are invited to help the Easter Bunny find hundreds of colorful eggs in the Southwest Pool. Some are floating and others have sunk to the bottom. The cost is $5 for wristbands. Largo.com
Sarasota Children’s Garden Easter Egg Clue Hunt | April 3, 10 a.m. to noon
1670 10th Way, Sarasota
Join the Children’s Garden for their 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt! The Easter Bunny has been hard at work hiding eggs around the garden. Can you follow all of the clues he’s left? Meet real bunnies and have the chance to win a giftcard! Sarasotachildrensgarden.com
Haines City Easter Egg Hunt | April 3, 10 a.m.
307 N 24th St., Haines City
Join Haines city for their annual Easter egg hunt. Ages 2-10 are welcome, and the egg hunts will be divided into age groups. Don’t forget to take a picture with the Easter Bunny! Hainescity.org
Plant City Easter Egg Hunt | April 3, 10 a.m.
2402 East Cherry St., Plant City
Head to Otis M. Andrews Sports Complex for a free Easter egg hunt sponsored by area churches and businesses. Kids can bring their own basket and join their age group for the search for hidden eggs. Egg Hunt is free for all kids ages 3-11. plantcitygov.com
Southside Elementary Egg Hunt | April 3, 10 a.m.
1901 Webber St., Sarasota
Register online for this Easter egg hunt that includes a golden egg. Children will be split into two age groups and each hunt will feature a golden egg that will earn the finder a special prize. Eventbrite.com
Hop n’ Glow Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration | April 3, 9–11 a.m.
11162 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill
Come join in the celebration with the Easter Bunny, games, giveaways, vendors and more. hernandochamber.com
Easter Egg Hunt in Lutz | April 3, noon to 2 p.m.
1003 Dale Mabry Highway, Lutz
Join us at Full Life Chiropractic for an Easter Egg Hunt! This is a FREE event for the whole family. Find Easter eggs around a safe space and win some fun prizes. Children ages 1-3 will go hunting at noon and children 5+ will go at 1 p.m.! mylutzchiropractor.com
Easter Egg Hunt + Ice Cream | April 3, 1-4 p.m.
Riviera Bay Park
Time for a fresh start to Spring at Riviera Bay Park’s Easter Egg Hunt! After the hunt, there will be free ice cream for all Riviera Bay members. Sign-up is required so they know how much ice cream to prepare! Riverierabay.org