Islamorada’s parks and recreation department is hosting an egg hunt on Saturday, April 4 from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. at Founders Park, MM 87. The Easter Bunny is set to make an appearance and children (separated into age groups, 12 and under) are invited to look for eggs. The finder of the golden egg receives a special prize.
Underwater Easter egg hunt
The Easter bunny hosts this annual underwater egg hunt to benefit Kids in Special Situations on Sunday, April 5. Captain Spencer Slate, clad in a giant bunny suit and dive gear, hides brightly colored Easter eggs adjacent to a shallow coral reef in the Upper Keys. Paid trip open to registered divers and snorkelers, check-in at 8 a.m. at Captain Slate’s Scuba Adventures, MM 90.7.
Key Colony Beach
On Saturday, April 4 at 10 a.m., area youngsters are invited to attend an Easter egg hunt at the 7th Street playground on Key Colony Beach. In addition to the hunt, organizers promise a bunny hop, egg toss, arts and crafts, games and more.
Curry Hammock State Park
Curry Hammock State Park, MM 56.2, will be hosting its annual egg hunt Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children ages 3 to 13 years old are welcome to participate in finding eggs in the day use area which can be “recycled” for a treat. Activities include egg toss, trash run, and a sand castle/sculpture contest. Burgers and hot dogs for a small donation. Normal park admission charged, festivities are free.
Marathon Community Park
The City of Marathon and the Rotary Club are staging an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 4 at 10 a.m. at Rotary Park. Children (separated into age groups) are invited to look for eggs, take a photo with Mr. Bunny, make arts and crafts and enjoy refreshments such as cookies and punch.
Marathon Easter sunrise service
As the sun rises, many locals and visitors will flock to Sombrero Beach in Marathon for the annual sunrise service, an interdenominational program hosted by New Life Assembly of God, Marathon Church of God, Marathon Community United Methodist Church and the St. Paul AME. Attendees are advised to get there early and bring a blanket or chair. The service begins at 7 a.m.
LOWER KEYS & KEY WEST
Blue Heron Park
Big Pine Key will hosts its 15th annual Easter Egg Hunt starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 4 at Blue Heron Park on Lytton’s Way, Big Pine Key. The age categories are 3 and under, 4 to 6 years old and 7 to 10 years. There will be prizes and appearance by the Easter Bunny.
Big Pine Key Methodist Church will have a sunrise service on Sunday, April 5 at 7 a.m. at Big Pine Community Park on Sands Avenue. Key Community Church is hosting a sunrise celebration at 6:30 a.m. at Veterans Beach on the south end of the 7-Mile Bridge.
The Basilica School of St. Mary Star
Join The Basilica School of St. Mary Star of the Sea on Saturday April 4 from 12-2 p.m. at 700 Truman Ave Key West for their first annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Children in 3rd grade and below can enjoy hunting over 10,000 eggs. Families will also enjoy bounce houses, face painting, the MCSO petting zoo and an Easter photo station. Free.