2012 Easter Egg Hunts – South Walton to Destin

easter-bunny-30a.jpgSpringtime brings Easter Egg Hunts and the Easter Bunny. Colorful eggs and pretty hats are synonymous with the holiday.

Let’s see what some of our communities are hosting for this years Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities.

Destin, FL:

Destin’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt: The City of Destin’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 9:15 a.m. April 7 at the Morgan Sports Center for youth ages 12 and under. There will be a special egg hunting zone for crawlers and toddlers. Call 650-1241or email recreation@cityofdestin.com for information.

Easter Explosion: Hop over the Village at Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin, FL for their “Easter Explosion”! On April 7th, between 10:00am and 11:00am. The Village will host David Seering with an Easter Sing-a-Long which is a non-denominational gathering. From 12:-3:00pm there will be face painting and crafts for the children along with an inflatable fun zone and a stilt-walker. And do not forget to visit the Easter Bunny!

Jolee Island Bunny Hop and Easter Egg Walk: Sandestin hosts the first Jolee Island Bunny Hop and Easter Egg Walk at 9:30 a.m. April 7 at the foot of the Jolee Island Bridge. Entry for a family of four is $20, with $5 for each additional person. Children of all ages will have an opportunity to hunt for more than 4,000 eggs, containing candy, toys, coins or cash, along the trails of Jolee Island.

HarborWalk Village in Destin, FL will have face painting and crafts for 2-4:00 on Easter Sunday, April 8th and there will be pictures with the Easter Bunny on the Village Stage.

Easter at Eden Gardens: Picnic in the Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 8 at Eden Gardens State Park in Point Washington. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch. The festivities include music and a visit from the Easter Bunny. The Friends of Eden will have cupcakes available for a donation.

South Walton, along 30A:

WaterColor Resort, has posted an Easter Egg Hunt at Cerulean Park but the date they posted is incorrect. Please call and verify the date and time: 850-534-5000, if you are interested.

easter-egg-hunts-300x225.jpgSeaside, FL is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, April 8th from 12:00-2:00pm and there will be over 10,000 eggs! Visit the Easter Bunny while listening to the sounds of music from Radio 30A. Egg hunt begins at 1 p.m. with special places for children 1-4 and 5 and older.

Alys Beach Tea Party: Alys, the White Rabbit and the Mad Hatter will host a Tea Party from 10 a.m. to noon April 7 in the Amphitheatre in Alys Beach. Enjoy fairy tale food, hat decorating and mingle with the classic characters. The event is free and open to the public but hats are limited to the first 150 young guests. A suggested $5 donation will be accepted to benefit the Seaside Repertory Theatre.

Rosemary Beach, FL will hold a Non-denominational service at 8:30am on the Eastern Green ( please bring low rise chairs) and the hunt is on for those colorful Easter Eggs at 9:00am. An Easter egg hunt begins at 9:45 a.m. on the Western Green, rain or shine.

Easter Chicks In A Row

May the Season of Easter bring you a refreshing, new spirit of joy and love. And may the kids enjoy all the Easter egg hunts!


by Debbie James from http://www.debbiejames.com.

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