Easter Events Along the Emerald Coast

Weekend offers events that you can get hopped up about
Easter Decoration With Crafted Easter Bunny And Eggs In The Wicker Basket. Spring Easter Composition.
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City of Destin Easter Egg Hunt
The Saturday before Easter, join the City of Destin for its annual easter egg hunt at the Morgan Sport Center from 9-10 a.m. The egg hunt is reserved for children 12 and younger and features a special activity for crawlers. destinchamber.com/events/details/city-of-destin-to-host-easter-egg-hunt-48783

Easter Explosion
The Village of Baytowne Wharf’s Easter Explosion takes place on Saturday April 16 from 12-3 p.m. It will be a day filled with entertainment, live music, face painting, Easter-themed arts and crafts and the opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny. baytownewharf.com/what_to_do.php?month=4&_ga-ft=1YIqdB.

Visit the Easter Bunny at HarborWalk Village
Hop on over to HarborWalk to meet the Easter Bunny, who will make himself available for photos from 2-4 p.m. on April 17. All visitors receive a free 4×6 print and can stick around to enjoy kid’s activities and a hunt for the Golden Egg. emeraldgrande.com/calendar-of-events/harborwalk-village-events/visit-the-easter-bunny

Easter Brunch at the Emerald Grande
Before your visit with the Easter Bunny, enjoy an Easter-themed brunch in the Emerald Grande Ballroom at HarborWalk Village from 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Reservations are required for a meal featuring breakfast classics and Easter lunch favorites. emeraldgrande.com/calendar-of-events/resort-activities/easter-brunch

Easter Dinner Cruise with Solaris Yacht
Make it an Easter you won’t forget by cruising into the sunset on Easter Sunday. This family-friendly cruise will feature live music, beautiful views and fine dining. Menu highlights include Gulf fish, short ribs, pecan crusted chicken and blue crab mac ’n’ cheese. For the kids, you can have an Easter basket delivered to your table. sunquestcruises.starboardsuite.com/e/easter-sunset-dinner-cruise-2022-15525

Easter Bunny at Lulu’s Destin
Ever seen a tropically clad Easter Bunny? You can at Lulu’s on Easter Sunday. This free photo opp will take place from 1-3 p.m. The bunny will be handing out eggs with surprises inside to every child he meets. lulusfunfoodmusic.com/

Grayton Beach

Roux 30A Easter Brunch
Roux 30A’s owner and executive chef Nikhil Abuvala will present a three-course meal that capitalizes on the flavors of spring. Menu highlights include smoked salmon and goat cheese omelet, lemon-ricotta pancakes, Indian spiced lentil hash, 1855 Black Angus ribeye steak and more. Brunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and reservations are highly encouraged. roux30a.com/

Miramar Beach

Ovide at Hotel Effie Easter Brunch Buffet
James Beard award-winning chef Hugh Acheson will hosting an Easter brunch from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Diners can choose to enjoy an outdoor patio or dine inside while listening to live jazz. The Easter buffet will feature multiple stations and displays including omelets, waffles, French toast, roasted leg of lamb with mint jelly, spiral honey baked ham with pineapple honey glaze, oysters, Effie’s biscuit (a special family recipe) and more. Mimosas, Bloody Marys and other cocktails will be available. Reservations are encouraged. hoteleffie.com/dining/ovide

Fort Walton Beach

The Island Resort Easter Egg Hunt & Brunch
This egg-citing event will include an appearance by the Easter Bunny and brunch for all. The egg hunts, organized by age group, will take place on the beach, and participants will then move inside for a complimentary mimosa, an omelet bar, carving station, desserts, and more. Enjoy live music by the Jazz Cats trio from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. theislandfl.com/entertainment.aspx


Get your Easter baskets ready and head to Community Maritime Park for an Easter egg hunt beginning at 11 a.m. on April 16. Some 50,000 have been ordered for this event hosted by Marcus Pointe Baptist Church. It’s the biggest hunt on the Gulf is for children ranging from new walkers to fifth graders. pensacolachurch.org/eggawahooza/

Coastal County Brewing Company Easter Eggstravganza
This event offers egg hunts for the kids and craft brews for the adults. The first egg hunt is at 2 p.m.  for those ages 5 and under and the second hunt is at 3 p.m. for those ages 6 to 10. Joey Collins will perform live music from 1- 5 p.m., and Sneaky Tiki and Mowaffles food trucks will provide food from 12-5 p.m. coastalcountybrewing.com/

Perdido Key

Flora-Bama Easter Egg Hunt and Kid’s Fun Day
Beginning at noon on April 16, Flora-Bama will host an event featuring Easter arts and crafts and face painting. Stay for the egg hunt at 1 p.m. followed by the Easter Bunny skydiving onto the beach for kids to meet and greet. florabama.com

Panama City

Grown-Up Easter Egg Hunt
Kids aren’t the only ones that wanna have fun. This egg hunt, hosted by History Class Brewing Co. and Destination Panama City, will take place from 3-5 p.m. on the green at Bayou Joe’s. Eggs will contain adult-friendly prizes including free beers, food and special offers from local businesses. happeningnext.com/event/grown-up-easter-egg-hunt-eid3a08kk36kk

Panama City Beach

Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt
Free for all and beginning at 3 p.m. on April 16 at Frank Brown Park, this Easter egg hunt is open to all children 10 and under. The Easter Bunny is rumored to be hopping by. visitpanamacitybeach.com/things-to-do/parks/frank-brown-park/

Little Locals Easter Egg Hunt
Schooners hosts a Little Locals egg hunt right on the beach on April 16. Those 10 and under can win candy, gift certificates and other prizes during hunts taking place from 10-11:30 a.m. Breakfast with brunch cocktails will be available from 9-11 a.m. and musician Chris LeBlanc will perform from 2-6 p.m. schooners.com/

DeFuniak Springs

DeFuniak Springs Easter Bunny and Merchant Egg Hunt
Main Street DeFuniak Springs will host its Easter Bunny Photo (H)op sponsored by The Pink House Aesthetics and Wellness Boutique on Saturday, April 16, in Downtown DeFuniak Springs, from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Participants will join in an Easter egg hunt at participating Main Street businesses. mainstreetdfs.org/event/easter-bunny-photo-hop-egg-hunt/

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