Easter Egg Hunts & Bunny Sightings in Lakeland & Polk County

Easter Egg Hunts & Bunny Sightings in Lakeland & Polk County

Are you looking for Easter Egg Hunts and other Easter or Spring themed activities in the Lakeland area? We have a great list of egg hunts and bunny sightings in Lakeland and Polk County for Spring 2017, and we will keep adding new events up until Easter. All events listed below are FREE! Keep in mind that most community egg hunts happen VERY quickly, be sure to arrive a few minutes early so you don’t miss it. Check out our Local Event Calendar for a full list of upcoming events.

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Easter Egg Hunts in Lakeland & around Polk County
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Easter Eggs-travaganza at Eagle Ridge Mall
Where: Eagle Ridge Mall – Lake Wales
Details: Free fun for the whole family! Bunny parade begins at noon. Easter egg hunt for kids 12 & under.

Easter Eggstravaganza – Hosted by First United Methodist Church
Where: First United Methodist Church, 72 Lake Morton Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801 (MAP IT)
Details: Join us for our annual Easter Eggstravaganza from 10am – noon on Saturday, April 8. This free celebration is open to the community and features Bible stories, games, Easter Bunny photos, age-appropriate egg hunts and more. This year, we ask each family to come with a donation of crayons, Play-Doh, blocks, soccer balls and new or gently-used sports shoes in children’s sizes 4-10 for the Beacon of Hope Academy in Nairobi, Kenya. Your support will provide important learning supplies that are extremely expensive to purchase in Kenya. Thank you for helping us share the love of Christ. Don’t forget your Easter basket!

Easter Eggstravaganza – Hosted by Bartow First Assembly

Jellybean Jubilee – Hosted by City of Lakeland Parks & Recreation
When: Saturday, April 8, 2017 Where: Simpson Park Community Center, 1725 Martin L King Jr Ave, Lakeland, FL 33805 (MAP IT)
Details: Families & Friends are invited to this fun spring event featuring Peter Rabbit! Eggstra Special Egg Hunt, Story Time, Cookie Decorating, Arts & Crafts, Jellybean Guessing. Children 10 & younger welcome. FREE ADMISSION!

Easter Egg Hunt – Hosted by Polk County Parks & Recreation

Lakeland: Medulla Resource Center – 1049 Parker Road, Lakeland, FL 33811 (MAP IT)
Winter Haven: Snively-Brooks Park – 1004 Snively-Brooks Avenue, Eloise, FL 33880 (MAP IT)
Fort Meade: Fort Meade Recreation Area – U.S. 98 E. on Peace River, Ft. Meade (MAP IT)
Lake Wales: Mary Norma Campbell Resource Center – 2226 Karen St., Lake Wales, FL 33898 (MAP IT)
Polk City: Polk City Park – 5130 Duey Road, Polk City, FL 33868 (MAP IT)
Details: Polk County Parks & Recreation presents the annual Easter Egg Hunts. Each hunt begins at 9:00 a.m. SHARP, so don’t be late! For children ages 2-9, admission to this event is free and is divided by age groups. Bring a basket or bag to collect eggs in – every egg contains a prize (candy or toy). For more information, contact (863) 534 – 6911 or e-mail jackdoty@polk-county.net.

Where: First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801 (MAP IT)
Details: Easter Egg Hunt on the front lawn of the church.

Hoppin’ Hunt – Hosted by City of Winter Haven Parks & Recreation
Where: MLK Park, 250 S. Lake Silver Dr. NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881 (MAP IT)
Details: Come join us for the City’s annual Hoppin’ Hunt at MLK Park on April 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This is a Free event for children from infancy to 9 years of age. There will be an Egg Hunt, Kayaks, DJ, Food Trucks, Bounce House, Kiddie Train, Face Painting and a special visit from the Easter Bunny!

Bartow Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt
Where: Mosaic Park Bartow
Details: Join Bartow Kiwanis for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Age groups for 3 & Under, 4-6 and 7-9. Golden Eggs for each age group!

Easter Egg Hunt – Hosted by St. Anthony’s Catholic Church

Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Kissimmee State Park
Where: Lake Kissimmee State Park, 14248 Camp Mack Rd, Lake Wales, FL 33898 (MAP IT)
Details: Bring a basket and hop on down to Lake Kissimmee State Park to join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt!  There will be prizes awarded to winners in each age group:  2-4 years, 5-8 years and 9-12 years.  Kids can enjoy carnival games before the hunt. Be sure to visit the 1876 Cow Camp after the hunt.  Children between 2-12 years old are welcome to help hunt over 1,000 hidden eggs! Sign up begins at 9:30 A.M. Please sign up if you plan to participate in the egg hunt. The event schedule is as follows:
Sign up Begins 9:30 A.M
Carnival Games and Fun 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M
Grand 1,000 Easter Egg Hunt at 11:00 A.M

Easter EGGstavaganza
Where: The Rock of Winter Haven
Details: Polk County’s Largest Egg Hunt – 15,000 Eggs – 3 Egg Hunts Birth-Preschool, K-2, 3-5. Registration begins at 10AM and Egg Hunts begin at 11AM followed by Inflatables, Rockwall, Live Music, Facepainting, Hot Dogs & Fries, Shaved Ice, Paintball Adventure Hayride, Photo booth and much more.

Easter Egg Hunt – Hosted by Carter’s Baptist Church
When: Saturday, Where: Carter’s Baptist Church – The “Property” at the intersection of Old Dixie Hwy & Sunny Rd, Lakeland, Florida 33801
Join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt at “The Property”! There will be lots of eggs to find and prizes awarded in each age group 2-4 years, 5-8 years and 9-12. Arrive early to sign up before the hunt! Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 11:30…Don’t be late!! We hope to see you there! “The Property” is located just west of Old Dixie Hwy./Sunny Rd. on 542.

Spring Extravaganza at the YMCA
When: Saturday, April 15 @ 12:00-2:00pm
Where: Lakeland Family YMCA – 3620 Cleveland Heights Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803 (MAP IT)
Details: FREE activities for the whole family! Bounce houses, face painting, golf, egg hunts, arts and crafts, games, hot dog lunch and more!
Egg hunts: 10:30, 11:00, and 11:30am / Don’t forget your Easter basket!

Mulberry’s Easter Egg-stravaganza
When: Saturday, April 15 @ 1:00-3:00pm
Where: Mulberry Civic Center – 901 NE 5th St, Mulberry, FL 33860, USA
Details: Join us for Mulberry’s 2nd Annual Easter Egg-stravaganza! We’re partnering with the Mulberry Memorial Post 72, American Legion inc and Kiwanis Club of Mulberry for a great time! Snacks, a petting zoo and of course the biggest egg hunt around!

Easter Egg Hunt – Hosted by The Way Community Church
Where: The Way Community Church
Come out and join us for some Easter fun! There will be food, crafts, and some exciting giveaways! We will be having 3 different egg hunts:Traditional Hunt (Ages 1-3)
Balloon Egg Hunt (Ages 4-6)
Flashlight Egg Hunt (Ages 7-10)Don’t forget to bring your baskets!

Easter Egg & Lakeland Rock Hunt – Hosted by Medulla Baptist Church
When: Sunday, April 16 @ 9:00-11:30am
Where: Medulla Baptist Church, 3930 Old Hwy 37, Lakeland, FL 33813 (MAP IT)
Details: Join us on Easter Sunday for worship at 9:10 a.m. followed by a brunch at 10:30 a.m. and a hunt for Easter Eggs and Lakeland Rocks at 11:15 a.m. The person who finds the Lakeland Rock with the Medulla Baptist Church logo will receive a gift card bundle to Lakeside Village. Door prizes include a $100 gift card to Family Fun Center.

Easter Fiesta at Redemption Church
Where: The Lakeland Center
We will have two Easter Services on April 16th at 9AM and 10:30AM at The Lakeland Center. It will be a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus, which includes incredible music, engaging teaching, and age-appropriate ministry to children through 5th grade. After the service, we will have a FREE party with a children’s Easter egg hunt, bounce house, and lunch catered by a local Pizza restaurant and tacos from Tapatios. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@redemptionlakeland.com.

Easter Egg Hunt – hosted by Presbyterian Church in the Highlands
When: Sunday, April 16 @ 11:45am
Where: Presbyterian Church in the Highlands – 1010 Lake Miriam Dr, Lakeland, FL 33813
Details: Join PCH on Easter Sunday at 11:45 am for an epic Easter egg hunt for all ages. Free Community Event held on front lawn at the corner of Cleveland Heights and Lake Miriam Dr.

Visit the Easter Bunny

SOLD OUT – Easter Bunny Brunch – Hosted by City of Lakeland Parks & Recreation
When: Friday, April 14, 2017 @ 10am
Where: Kelly Recreation Complex, 404 Imperial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803 (MAP IT)
Details: Come eat Pancakes with the Easter Bunny! Games, egg decorating, and more! The event is FREE but LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE  – Call 834-3284 to reserve your spot.

SOLD OUT – Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Eagle Ridge Mall 
Where: Eagle Ridge Mall –  451 Eagle Ridge Mall Entrance, Lake Wales, FL 33859, USA
Details: Come have breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Event is FREE but registration is required at http://www.eagleridgemall.com/bunny-breakfast.html

Lakeside Village Easter Bunny
When: Saturdays in April from 11am-3pm (April 1, 8, 15)
Where: Lakeside Village – at the fountain – 1479 Town Center Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Details: Hop on over to the Lakeside Village fountain every Saturday in April through 4/15 to meet the Easter Bunny!
Be sure to bring your cameras and enjoy FREE photo opportunities!

Lakeland Square Mall Easter Bunny
When: March 31 through April 15
3/31 – 4/9 – Mon-Sat: 11am – 7pm / Sunday: Noon – 6pm
4/10-4/15 – daily from 10am-8pm
Where: Lakeland Square Mall, 3800 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809 (MAP IT)
Located near fye, Macy’s is the closest entrance, or Dillards.

Eagle Ridge Mall Easter Bunny
When: March 31 – April 15
Hours: Mon-Thurs from 11am-8pm
Fri & Sat from 10am-9pm
Sundays from 12pm-6pm
Where: Eagle Ridge Mall –  451 Eagle Ridge Mall Entrance, Lake Wales, FL 33859, USA
Click here to see photo pricing and available discounts.

Looking for an “Eggstra special” Easter event? Here are a few more activities in Central Florida. Some events listed here have a cost associated with them.

Easter Sunrise Service
Where: Bok Tower Gardens
Easter morning worshipers will be offered complimentary admission to experience the Gardens’ own sunrise service with a full choir performed by the Lake Wales Choral under the direction of Charles and Tammy Little along with a carillon performance by Geert D’hollander and an inspirational Easter message delivered by Pastor Jeffrey Kantz of First United Methodist Church.
A buffet breakfast will be served in the Blue Palmetto Café following the service, for an additional fee.
Gate opens at 6:00 a.m. Service begins at 7:00 a.m. Free admission ends at 8:00 a.m.

Easter Eggstravaganza at Outback Oasis in Winter Haven
Saturday, April 15, 2017 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: Outback Oasis, 4000 Country Club Road S., Winter Haven, Florida 33881
Details: Bring the whole family to the Outback Oasis Easter Eggstravaganza where you will have the honor of experiencing a Springtime celebration in your very own tropical oasis. The Easter Eggstravaganza will included a brunch menu hand selected by our celebration team with complementary beer, wine, and beverages, an egg hunt with 4000 eggs, games, prizes and activities for the whole family.
Cost:  $75 for Adults • $38 for Children 5-10
1 child under 5 FREE with 1 Adult Ticket / $20 for each additional child under 5

Cotton Tail Special – Easter Train Ride
When: Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 10am, 1pm and 4pm
Where: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St East, Parrish, FL 34219 (MAP IT)
Details: ADVANCE PURCHASE REQUIRED: Come ride the train to the Easter Egg hunt on the Cotton Tail Special. There will be crafts, hay wagon rides, model railroad, sack races, toys and more. Plus a large egg hunt, and Mr. Bunny himself will be on hand. Tickets are $14.50-32.50. More info: www.frrm.org or call 941-776-0906

City Wide Easter Egg Hunt in Plant City
Where: Otis M. Andrews Sports Complex, 2602 E Cherry St, Plant City, FL 33563 (MAP IT)
Details: The 28th Annual City Wide Easter Egg Hunt is 
FREE for all youths ages 3-11. Youths are divided into age groups: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-11. Bring your own basket. Two special “Golden Eggs” will be hidden in each egg nest. Finders turn them in for a large Easter Basket after the hunt. Inflatables and other activities after the hunt. Click the name above for more details.

Do you know of an Egg Hunt or other Easter activity in Lakeland or Polk County? Comment below and we’ll add it to our list!

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