If you are a mom on the hunt for an egg hunt or Easter event in Jacksonville, check out our list!
JaxParks Eggstravaganza, April 1, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Egg hunt, face painting, games and more at Henry J Klutho Park in Springfield. Brought to you by City of Jacksonville Parks, Recreation, and Community Services.
FBC Jacksonville Eggstravaganza, Saturday, April 1, 11 am -1 pm | First Baptist Church hosts an Eggstravaganza at their South Campus. There will be egg hunts for all age groups, games, bounce houses, arts & crafts, a food truck and more. You may bring a picnic lunch or purchase lunch at one of the food trucks. Free, but sign up online so they know how many to expect.
Mad Hatter’s Easter Festival, Saturday, April 1, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm | Hop on over to Riverside Park for the Mad Hatter’s Easter Festival. Enjoy free games, activities, refreshments and tea with the Hatter and Alice (While they last). Shop with our wonderful vendors who are guaranteed to have something for everyone. This is the perfect time to grab those Easter or Mothers Day Gifts!! This is a free event. Registration is required to participate in games & activities Including egg hunt. Armbands will be given to registered participants. Registration opens up March 4.
Sweet Pete’s Annual Easter Bash, April 9, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm | Sweet Pete’s Candy in downtown Jacksonville is excited to announce this year’s Easter Bash right in front of our beautiful downtown candy mansion at 400 North Hogan Street. This FREE event will take place Sunday, April 9th from 11 am to 3 pm and will be replacing the easter bash we have done for the last two years with Hemming Park.
Safari EGGscursion at the Jacksonville Zoo, Saturday, April 15, 10 am – 1 pm | Join us for our annual spring event, Eggscursion. This year’s hunt will be a LEGO Egg Scavenger Hunt. Guests will traverse the Zoo looking for hidden LEGO eggs throughout the park. Participants that register their guess with the correct number of eggs found will be eligible to win the Grand Prize! We will have bounce houses, photo ops, games and crafts and goodie bags on the Great Lawn.
FREE with Zoo admission.
City of Jacksonville Beach Easter Egg Hunt at Sunshine Park, April 15, 10:00 am | Join the City of Jacksonville Beach at Sunshine Park for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt! The Egg Hunt is open to participants up to age 8. Please bring a basket or bag to carry your eggs.
Candy-Free Easter Egg Hunt, April 15, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Healthy Halloween Jax has teamed up with the Food Allergy Families of Northeast Florida to create a safe Easter event for children who are not able to participate because there’s always FOOD ALLERGENS around. And to Healthy parents who also choose not to have candy as an instant reward. No artificial coloring, No candy, Food allergy friendly, no food at all, Easter Egg Hunt. Some crafts for your little ones. A visit from the Easter Bunny. Please leave your snacks at home. Johansen park, Atlantic Beach.
Adventure Landing Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 15, 10 am -2 pm | Join us for our 22nd Annual Easter Egg Hunts on the Mini Golf Courses with a visit by the Easter Bunny! Three Egg Hunts at 9am, 10am & 11am! Egg Hunt registration begins at 8am. There are 3 age groups for each hunt: Ages 4 & Under, 5-8, and 9-12. A $3 Per Child Donation will benefit the American Red Cross Volunteer Life-Saving Corp. Each hunt is followed by a charity raffle, too! Enter for a chance to win amazing prizes! EGG HUNT SPECIAL: Plus, stay & play with our Egg Hunt Special! From 9am-2pm, enjoy Unlimited Mini Golf, Laser Tag and Go-Karts!
TNT Gymnastics Easter Egg Hunt and Pizza Party, Sunday, April 9th – 9:30-11:00 am & Saturday, April 15, 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm | Join TNT Gymnastics for this fun Easter event!!! Hop around the gym, tumble into the pit, and fill your basket with Easter fun, enjoy an egg-tastic craft and Pizza & juice! Ages 12-23 Months: $6/ Child, Ages 2-6 Yrs: $15 (Members) & $18 (Non-Members) Parents Play Free!
St. Mary’s Railroad Peter Cottontail Express, Saturdays, April 8 & 15 | Various Times: St. Mary’s Express takes passengers on a journey through picturesque woodlands and marshlands with entertainment all along the way. At the Midway stage, actors from St. Mary’s Little Theatre bring a fun Easter Bunny story to life with lovable characters including Peter Cottontail himself. As the train’s locomotive reverses directions, Peter Cottontail boards the train for the return trip and to host a special Easter Egg hunt back at the station.
Easter in the Park at Jarboe Park in Neptune Beach, Friday, April 14, 10 am – 12 pm | Egg hunt, a visit by the Easter Bunny, face painting, bouncy houses, train rides and many other fun and exciting activities!
Christ’s Church Fleming Island Egg Hunt, April 8 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am | For children: Toddler – Elementary Aged. Join us on Saturday, April 8, 2017, for a free Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 10 am at Christ’s Church Fleming Island. No RSVP required.*Children / families with special needs are also welcome!
Southside United Methodist Church Egg Hunt and Covered Dish Dinner, April 9 | 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. – Join Southside Methodist Church for an afternoon of springtime FUN with an Easter Egg Hunt and Covered Dish Dinner! Over 1000 eggs will be hidden for this family-friendly event, plus a visit from the Easter bunny and Easter Storytime!
Murray Hill United Methodist Church Egg Hunt, April 15 | 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The community is invited to this event that will include stories, crafts, and of course, hunting for Easter Eggs!
Spring Egg Hunt in Atlantic Beach at Jordan Park, Saturday, April 15 |10 am – 1 pm: Bring the little ones for a classic egg hunt at beautiful Jordan Park. Enjoy time with your neighbors, meet the Bunny, ride the train and enjoy the festivities with the family.
Avondale United Methodist Church Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 15 | 10 am – 12 pm: Avondale Unite Methodist Church hosts their Community Easter Egg Hunt at Boone Park.
Easter Fun Fest at Celebration Church!, Sunday, April 16 | 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Come celebrate Easter at Celebration Church! There will be Easter Egg hunts during the 5:30 pm service for all preschool and elementary kids, as well as an Easter Fun Fest after the 5:30 pm service for everyone! Event will include bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, Hawaiian Ice food trucks, carnival games and prizes, a DJ, and more! Everything is free for the family to enjoy. Event will be held at the Orange Park and Midtown Deerwood campus during the 5:30 pm services.
Crosswater Community Church Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 15, 9:30 am – 11:30 am | Crosswater Community Church hosts a community Easter Egg Hunt.
15k Easter Egg Hunt – Destination Church, TBA: 15 THOUSAND Easter Eggs prepared for this FUN AND FREE incredible afternoon. There will be hunts for kids 12 and under and will feature kids’ play zones that will cater to both younger pre-schoolers and the older children. Bounce houses, games, face-painting, family photo center, balloon art, and other activities. There will also be some of our local Jacksonville Food Trucks on site for various lunch options. The event will run from at 11:00am – 2:00pm with the egg hunts starting at 12:00pm.
6th Annual Easter Egg Roll and Egg Hunt in St. Marys, Saturday, April 15, 12:30 – 3:00 pm | Bring your Easter basket and camera for a fun day set in the Little White House grounds. The 3-5-year-old group will begin at 1:00 p.m. The 6-8-year-old group will begin at 1:30 p.m. The 9-11-year-old group will begin at 2:00 p.m. Following the Easter egg hunt, children can participate in an authentic Easter Egg Roll similar to that held on the White House lawn in Washington, D.C. 2:30 p.m.
Chets Creek Church Easter Eggstravaganza – Nocatee Campus, Saturday, April 15, 10:00 am – 12 pm | Our Easter Eggstravaganza is a free community-wide event for families. Come enjoy egg hunts for different ages, inflatables, food, games, crafts, face-painting, and more!
Chets Creek Church Easter Eggstravaganza – Hodges Campus, Saturday, April 15, 9:30 am – 12 pm | Our Easter Eggstravaganza is a free community-wide event for families. Come enjoy egg hunts for different ages, inflatables, food, games, crafts, face-painting, and more!
Bunny Bounce with the Easter Bunny at Pump It Up, April 12, 10am-12pm | April 13, 10 am – 12:00 pm , 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm & 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | April 14, 10 am – 12:00 pm , 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm & 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Jump, slide and search for Easter eggs hidden around giant inflatables! Enjoy pictures with the Easter Bunny and a special craft too! $12 per child presale and $14 at event. Adults are free.
Easter Egg Hunt Englewood Baptist, TBA: This free event is open for all kids from 2 years -5th grade. There will be inflatables, snacks, and prizes in addition to the egg hunt. There will also be a special drawing for 2 kindle tablets. New this year we are having a BBQ pork plate dinner prior to the egg hunt to help raise funds for a new piano. $5 for kids 12 and under and $9 for all others. Please call the church at 904-737-5455 to reserve your ticket.
Not an Egg Hunt but Noteworthy Events:
St. Augustine Easter Parade, Sunday, April 16, 3 pm | The annual St. Augustine Easter Parade features marching bands, floats, drill teams, clowns, the Easter Bunny, the Royal Family and more. The parade begins at 3pm at the Mission of Nombre de Dios and winds through downtown St. Augustine.
Babies R Us Baby’s First Easter, March 25, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Come celebrate with us in store! Bring your little bunny in for fun, free activities, including crafts, ideas for creating Baby’s First Easter basket, giveaways and photo-ops! Reservations preferred, but walk-ins are always welcome.
Photos with the Easter Bunny, TBA: Bring the entire family to pose with the Easter Bunny at The Avenues mall. Reserve your appointment for a photo with the fluffy one ahead of time.