From Easter egg hunts to brunches and beer hunts, there’s no shortage of events happening leading up to the holiday. Here’s a list of some of the happenings going on throughout the area.
Saturday, April 20
Spring Fest at Founders
The Islamorada Village Islands Parks & Recreation presents Spring Fest on Saturday, April 20, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Founders Park great lawn and fields. Admission is free. There will be an Easter egg hunt for those 12 and under. Children will be split up into age groups, including an infant area. Pictures with the spring bunny begin at 9:30 a.m. and the egg hunt begins at 11:30 a.m. Each age group will have one golden egg with a special prize awarded. Other kids activities include a bounce house, face painting, kid’s coloring area, and a bunny “hopstacle” course. Sno-cones and popcorn will be available for purchase. For more information, call 305-853-1685 or email [email protected].
Third Annual Easter Beer Hunt
Islamorada Beer Company will host its third annual Easter Beer Hunt at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery, MM 82.2, Oceanside. The event, which goes from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., will feature a beer hunt every hour and candy hunts for kids. There will be more than 100 to find and take home as well as special prize eggs. Email [email protected] for more information.
KJCC Community Passover Second Seder
The Keys Jewish Community Center will hold its annual Community Passover Second Seder at 6:30 p.m. at Islamorada Fishing Club, 104 Madeira Road. Tickets are $54 for adults and $25 for children. For more information and reservations, call Beth Hayden at 305-773-0067.
Sunday, April 21
Underwater Easter Egg Hunt
Divers and snorkelers can become a deep sea “egg-splorer” while supporting a Keys charity during the 2019 Underwater Easter Egg Hunt. The unique Easter “egg-stravaganza” is hosted by Captain “Cottontail” Spencer Slate. Interested divers can join the morning excursion with Captain Slate’s Scuba Adventures, located at MM 90.7, Oceanside, in Tavernier. The two-tank trip is specially priced at $85 per certified diver including tanks and weights, $35 per adult snorkeler and $25 per child snorkeler under age 13 (including gear). Divers and snorkelers are asked to check in at 8 a.m. and boats are scheduled to depart at 8:30 a.m. Participants must pre-register for the event. Money raised during the annual undersea hunt benefits Kids In Special Situations, providing the area’s needy children gifts and holiday cheer throughout the year. For more information, call 305-451-3020.
Join the Upper Keys community at the best service of the year — Easter sunrise. Meet at Harry Harris Park at MM 93 at 6:30 a.m. for an amazing service. See the sunrise and hear the story of God’s gift. Bring a chair and a friend.
Easter Festival at Burton Memorial Church
Burton Memorial Church will host its Easter Festival from noon to 2 p.m. There will be food, drinks, music, prizes and the largest Easter egg hunt in the Upper Keys. There is no charge for the Easter egg hunt or prizes. Bring your appetite, bring your children and bring your Easter baskets to celebrate with us. For more information, call 305-852-2581.
Brunch at the Islander
The Islander Resort, located at MM 82.1 in Islamorada, will have an Easter Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Enjoy bottomless mimosas, champagne and poinsettia cocktails and delicious menu items. From 10 a.m. to noon, there will be photos by Jannette De Llanos with the Easter Bunny. The first annual Easter eggs hunt will commence at 10 a.m. The brunch is $49.95 per person and $12.95 for those 12 and under. For more information, call 305-307-3733 or visit islanderfloridakeys.com.