Family Resources

Egg Hunts and Easter Events

Updated for 2015: This page lists egg hunts and Easter events around Gainesville, Florida.
03/20 - 04/04 Easter Photos at The Oaks Mall

Come visit our floppy-eared friend! Capture a spring memory with your child's photo with the Easter Bunny in front of Belk. Check out the "Bunny Special Package" - the best option to share photos with your family. Check online for the Early-bird offer of 30% off! The Easter Bunny will take periodic carrot breaks throughout the day. Get a professional family photo taken in front of our special Spring Backdrop!

March 20th - April 4th
Hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 8pm* Sunday: 12pm - 6pm
visit website for photo package pricing
Oaks Mall: 6419 Newberry Road, Gainesville, Florida, 32605
03/27 -  03/29  Kirby Farm's Rock N Roll Easter Train with Dora the Explorer

We have a whole new layout and look for Easter this year and guess who is gonna be there? Dora the Explorer and Diego that's who! They will be available throughout the day for meet & greets and pictures! Other new additions this year, multiple food vendors, non-competitive Easter Egg Hunts, and every pre-registered child will receive a gift! Tickets are limited and projected to sell-out in advance.

March 27th, 28th, and 29th
Kirby Farm: 19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, Florida, 32696
04/03 Cone Park Library: Elsa's Art Series

For this art series, Elsa will be teaching school age children how to create an Easter bunny hanging picture, how to draw basic lines using vases and jars, and using recycled cardboard boxes, children will make a fish hanging decoration for the summer.

Day: Friday
April 3 | 4pm-5pm
Age: 5-18
Cone Park Library, 2841 E University Ave,, Gainesville, Florida, 32641
04/04  Holy Trinity Spring Festival and Egg Hunt

Fun for the whole family! Join us on April 4 at 10am in the Parish Hall for Easter themed arts & crafts, fun activities - especially the egg hunt! We will also break bread with one another over a lunch of hot dogs with all of the fixings! Easter egg hunt begins promptly at 11am in the Courtyard. Don't forget your Easter baskets!

Day: Saturday
April 4 | 10am-1pm
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 100 NE 1st St., Gainesville, Florida, 32601
04/04 Abiding Savior Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt

Come to our Easter Egg Hunt!

Age: Elementary aged and under
9700 West Newberry Road, Gainesville, Florida, 32606
04/04 Abundant Grace Easter Egg Hunt:

Join in the fun – we have an amazing day planned on our church property, including egg hunts for a children’s ages, 3 inflatable bounce houses, FREE FOOD, door prizes, and face painting.

April 4 | 10:30am-1pm
12505 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32606
04/04 Celebration UMC Easter Egg Hunt

Everyone welcome! Join us for our annual egg hunt. Bounce house, face painting, obstacle course and more!

Day: Saturday
April 4
Hours: 10am-1pm
9501 SW Archer Rd., Gainesville, Florida
04/04 Destiny Community Church: Easter EGGstravaganza

Join us for our annual Easter EGGstravaganza at the new DCC property! Inflatables, food, games, activities and a HUGE Easter Egg Hunt with over 15,000 eggs! This completely FREE event begins at 11:00am with the Egg Hunt commencing at noon. Bring your whole family out for this fantastic day at DCC!

Day: Saturday
April 4 |11am
420 Southwest 250th Street, Newberry, Florida, 32669
04/04 Faith Presbyterian Church Easter Egg Hunt

Please join us for a relaxed morning of family fun. Enjoy an inflatable slide, crafts, photo booth, and light refreshments. Our hunt will start at 11:00am for kids aged 1-12.

Day: Saturday
April 4
Hours: 10:30am
5916 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32606
04/04 First Baptist Church Family Easter Fun Day

Join our families for a morning of fun with dozens of activities for children including carnival games, bounce houses, a puppet show, and an Easter egg hunt with thousands of eggs! We will end the morning with a hotdog lunch for everyone!

April 04 | 10am-12:30pm
14105 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32606
04/04 First UMC Community Egg Hunt and Celebration

Come join the fun! There will be games, crafts, a photo booth and more. Oh, and awesome Easter eggs of course.

Day: Saturday
April 4
Hours: 9am-11am
Roper Park, NE 2nd Street, Gainesville, Florida, 32601
04/04 Grace Presbyterian Church Farmily Fun Day

Join us on Saturday, April 4th from 10am-3pm for Egg Hunt, games, prizes, entertainment, face painting, fire truck demonstration, demo by PKY Roaring Riptide Orlando Regional Champions Robotics Team, lunch included and fun for all!

Day: Saturday
Saturday, April 4th
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Age: All
3146 NW 13th Street, Gainesville, Florida, 32609
04/04 Haile Village Center Easter Egg Hunt and More

The annual Haile Village Center Easter Egg Hunt and More event will be on Saturday, April 4, from 9:00am to noon. We will have Cinderella and Captain America from Capes and Tiaras, bouncy houses, the Easter bunny, and of course, Easter egg hunts. The Easter hunts will be at the Fountain Square at the following times: 9:30 for 3 year olds and under; 10:00 for 6-7 year olds; 10:30 for 4-5 year olds; 11:00 for 8-10 year olds, and 11:30 for all ages. The event is free to everyone - compliments of your Hail ...

April 4 | 9am-2pm
Age: 0-10
Haile Village Center, Gainesville, Florida
04/04 Skate Station Bunny Bonanza

Many Easter surprises to be found....All you have to do is look around! Fun for the whole family Easter Egg Scramble at 3:30pm.

Day: Saturday
April 4 | 1-4pm
Starts at $9.00
Skate Station Funworks, 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida
04/04 Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market Egg Hunt

Waldo Farmer’s and Flea market would like to invite you to their annual EASTER EGG HUNT. This is a FREE event for all kids ages 1-10. There will be over 2200 eggs filled with candy, trinkets and other surprises. Special scavenger hunt eggs will lead to various booths where our vendors will be giving away small gifts for our egg hunters. In previous years there have been goldfish, arrow heads, plant seedlings, all kind of interesting treasures. Grand Prizes will be awarded to the two lucky kids that find t ...

April 4 | register at 10am. Hunt starts at 11am.
Age: 1-10
Waldo Farmers and Flea Market 17805 US Hwy 301, Waldo, Florida, 32694
04/05 Best Western Easter Brunch

Join us for Easter Brunch. Please call for seating reservations.

Day: Sunday
April 5
Hours: 11am-3pm
Adults: $27.95 , Seniors: $25.95 Kids 6-12: $14.95
4200 NW 97th Boulevard, Gainesville, Florida, 32606
04/05 Ginnie Springs Easter Egg Hunts

Each year, we celebrate Easter Sunday with events for children and adults. We have 2 egg hunts, one on land, the other underwater at Ginnie Springs. On Land Easter Egg Hunt: Over 6000 Easter eggs containing toys or candy will be waiting for the children to find on Easter Sunday morning. There are 3 age groups for children: 1-5; 6-8; and 9-11. An adult must accompany all children. Meet at the camp store Easter Sunday at 10 AM In Water Easter Egg Hunt: Snorklers age 12 and older can compete for over 1 ...

Day: Sunday
April 5 | Underwater egg hunt 8am for campers 12 and u...
Age: 10am Land egg hunt: free for 11 and under
7300 NE Ginnie Springs Road, High Springs, Florida, 32643
04/05 Shift Church: Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt

We are so excited to announce our 2nd Annual Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt! Although we know you want to participate, this spectacular event is for children ages toddler through 5th grade. But you are encouraged to take tons of pictures and enjoy every moment with your child! Come prepared with your own basket to collect the eggs. Every child will receive a goody bag, regardless of the amount of eggs they collect. And don't forget your camera, we will have a special photo booth set up for a picture ...

April 5 | 9:15am
Grades: Preschool, Elementary
Age: toddler- 5th grade
Westwood Middle School, 3215 NW 15th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32605
04/06 Tower Road Library Egg Hunt

An outdoor egg hunt at the Tower Road Branch library. Be sure to be here on time as the hunt will begin promptly at 1:00pm and is first come first served. Check in is in the Meeting Room of the library, and the eggs will be hidden all around the outside of the library. Bring a basket or a bag!

Day: Monday
April 6
Hours: 1pm
3020 S.W. 75th Street, Gainesville, Florida
04/17  Skate Station Egg-A-Rama

How many eggs can you eat? It's going to be eggceptional! Crazy egg games!

Aparil 17 | 7:30pm-Midnight
starts at $9
Skate Station Funworks, 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida
04/19 Earth Day Fest

Come celebrate and learn about ways to help protect our fragile, beautiful, threatened Mother, our Home. Everyone will have fun and educational things to do and some terrific music, food, and creative arts, plants and crafts vendors! We will learn about organic gardening, beekeeping, recycling, solar energy, fighting fracking and other threats to our water, air and soil while we have a lot of fun!! There will be some terrific activities for the kids, including a Spring Egg Hunt at 2 PM for the kids!! It i ...

April 19
Hours: 1pm-5pm
Possum Creek Park, Gainesville, Florida