Where to Take Pictures with the Easter Bunny, Easter Egg Hunts + MORE
It’s hopping this Easter in Tampa Bay with tons of fun Easter events, photos with the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts and more! To help you find your event even faster, we’ve divided our listings up into three categories:
- Where to take pictures with the Easter Bunny
- Easter Egg Hunts and Events
- Easter Brunches in Tampa Bay
Here are some of our favorite 2023 Easter events in Tampa Bay and beyond. We hope you have a hoppin’ good time!
*Check back as more events will be added as information becomes available.
Best Places to Take Pictures with the Easter Bunny in Tampa Bay
There are many events around town where you can snap a photo with the Easter Bunny (keep scrolling for our list of top picks), but for this section we’re focusing on the places where the picture days are ongoing.
Pictures with the Easter Bunny at International Plaza | March 10 – April 8
2223 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa
Hop on over to Bunnyville in the Grand Court at International Plaza for a special photo with the Bunny! Photo packages start at $39.99 and you can reserve your spot ahead of time. Photos for Pets will be on March 19 from 6:30pm-8pm and Sensory-Friendly photos are available on March 26 from 9am-10:30am. shopinternationalplaza.com/events
Easter Bunny Photos at Westfield Brandon | March 18 – April 8
459 Brandon Town Center
Hip, Hop, Hippity Hop – the Bunny is back! Visit the Easter Bunny at Westfield Brandon for family photos with packages starting at $39.99. They are also offering special events including a Sensory-Friendly Bunny on March 26 from 9:30am-10:30am and pet photos with the Easter bunny on March 27 from 4:00pm-7:00pm. Reservations are encouraged. westfield.com/Brandon
Easter Bunny Photos at Westshore Plaza | March 24 – April 8
250 Westshore Plaza, Tampa
We ‘carrot’ wait for our Easter pictures! Hop on over to Westshore Plaza for a special photo with the Easter Bunny! Pet photos with the bunny are scheduled for March 27 from 5pm-7pm. Photo packages with kids start at $34.99. westshoreplaza.com
Easter Bunny Photos at Tyrone Square in St. Petersburg | March 24 – April 8
6901 Tyrone Square, St. Petersburg
Hop on over to the Dillard’s court for a special photo with the Easter Bunny! To save time, you can reserve your photo session ahead of time. Book your time slot here and learn more.
Bass Pro Shops Photo with the Easter Bunny | Select days April 1-9
Hop online to book your reservation at Bass Pros Shops in Brandon for your chance to meet the Easter Bunny and snap a cute FREE photo! You’ll get a FREE 4 x 6 photo, but you can upgrade for more images. Click here to reserve your spot.
Easter Bunny at the Florida Aquarium | 2023 Dates TBA
Info from 2022 for planning purposes: Head to the second floor Mosaic Center for photos with the Easter Bunny during your visit to the Florida Aquarium. Bring your own camera! Learn more here and check for times.
Easter Weekend Events and Easter Egg Hunts in Tampa Bay:
Listed in order of date of event. As always, check with event organizer prior to attending to ensure dates and times have not changed. We will continue to add to this list as events are announced.
Jelly Bean Fling at the Pioneer Florida Museum in Dade City | Saturday, March 25 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Kids and families can enjoy a wide array of activities to celebrate the holiday at the Florida Pioneer Museum. The Easter bunny and egg hunts for each age group will be available. Beyond this, families can expect a petting zoo, games, food vendors and complimentary family photos. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids.
Easter at Old McMickey’s Farm in Odessa | Saturday, April 1 from 9am-1pm
Head to the farm to celebrate the holiday with photo opps with the Easter Bunny, an Easter cow, egg hunts, farm animals, farm tours and more! General admission tickets are $15 for all guests 2 and older. It’s an extra $5 for the Easter egg hunt. They are also offering a Tea Party with Alice and White Rabbit for an additional $15 as well!
Easter Eggstravaganza at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay in Tampa | Saturday, April 1 from 11am-2pm
Celebrate Easter and snap photos with the Easter Bunny (pets are welcome, too!) for a suggested $10 donation. There will be other fun activities including an Easter egg hunt for $5 for dogs and kids -there will be several timed Easter egg hunts for kids, toddlers and dogs!
Easter Egg Hunt at the Mary-Stringer House in Brooksville | Saturday, April 1 at 1pm and 3pm
Take a tour of the Mary-Stringer House and take part in one of two timed Easter egg hunts! It is free to take part in the Easter egg hunt, but you can also go on a tour and experience the indoor bunny hunt for $10 (ages 13 and up) and $5 (ages 6-12). Make sure to bring your own blanket and snacks.
Glow in the Dark Easter egg hunt and Festival at Safety Town in Shady Hills | Saturday, April 1from 6:00pm-9:00pm
Head to Safety Town for an evening of Easter themed fun! There will be a glow-in-the dark Easter egg hunt, free Easter bunny photos, dinner, face painting, a petting zoo, touch-a-truck and so much more. Tickets are $18 for adults and $7 for kids.
Great Connections Spring Fling at Great Explorations Children’s Museum | Sunday, April 2 from 5pm-7pm
This year’s Spring Fling with feature a sensory-friendly Easter Bunny, egg hunt, a critter encounter and more. It is free for special needs families.
Easter at the Farm with DK Farms and Nursery in Largo | Friday, April 7- Sunday, April 9
DK Farms and Nursery is hosting several Easter egg hunts each day for three different age groups. There will also be plenty more farm activities like a free petting zoo, bunny zone, photo opps and of course, meet and greets with the Easter Bunny. You can also pay extra for pony rides. Learn more here and book your ticket since a pre-ordered ticket is required to participate in the Easter egg hunt.
Easter Train with Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad at Crews Lake Park in Spring Hill | Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8 from 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Take a ride on a mini train that’s been decorated for the Easter holiday, but that’s not all! In addition to the Eater themed train ride around Crews Lake Park, there will be Easter egg hunts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, crafts and more! Tickets are $6 per person. Babies12 months and younger are free.
Cotton Tail Express at Florida Railroad Museum in Parrish | Friday, April 7-Saturday, April 8, various times
The Cotton Tail Express is back at the Florida Railroad Museum for a unique Easter outing with the kids! The 2.5 hour experience includes a half hour train ride to the Easter egg hunt location. There will be plenty more to do as well along with hayrides, arts and crafts and pictures with the Easter Bunny! Tickets start at $22.
Underwater Egg Hunt at the Southwest Pool in Largo | Friday, April 7-time TBA
The Underwater Egg Hunt is back for kids ages 5 and older! Kids who cannot swim without a life jacket will need to wear once since parents are not allowed in the pool during the hunt. Wristbands are $5 for kids and $3 for spectators.
St. Pete Pier Spring Festival and Easter egg hunt | Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9
The St. Pete Pier recently announced this new event–while we wait for details on what to expect, be sure to save the date!
Easter egg hunt at Harley-Davidson in New Port Richey | Saturday, April 8 at 10am
The Harley-Davidson store is hosting an Easter event that will feature free photos with the Easter Bunny from 10am-12pm and then timed Easter egg hunts beginning at 12:30pm. Make sure to bring your own basket. There will be 1,000 Easter eggs for kids to find!
Spring Fest Fundraiser at Horsepower for Kids in Tampa | Saturday, April 8 from 11am-5pm
We love the events hosted by Horsepower for kids and Spring Fest is a favorite! There will be pony rides, a petting zoo, Easter Egg hunt, anima encounters, live music and activities and so much more! Make sure to bring your own Easter basket.
*Many community churches are hosting Easter egg hunts too, so there is more than likely one near you if you can’t attend one of these events.
Easter Brunch in Tampa Bay
*Written in partnership with our sister site, TampaBayDateNightGuide.com
Easter Brunch Cruise on Yacht Starship in Tampa & Clearwater | Sunday, April 9
The Easter Bunny is ready to welcome you and the family aboard the Yacht Starship for a family-friendly dining cruise! In addition to your meal and live entertainment, the Easter Bunny will be hopping around to take photos with everyone. There are brunch and dinner cruise options at the Tampa and Clearwater locations. Prices start at $69.95 plus taxes and fees for adult brunch cruises and $54.95 plus taxes and fees for kids. Yachtstarship.com
Grand Easter Brunch at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach | Sunday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Gather at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach this Easter Sunday for a special brunch at Ocean Hai! The brunch buffet features multiple food stations from fresh sushi and charcuterie to brunch classics like pancakes, waffles, and omelets. Enjoy fun for the whole family with Easter Egg Hunts available at select times. $65 per adult | $30 per child (12 and under) *Children 5 and under are complimentary with a paying adult.
Reserve your table HERE.
Easter Brunch Buffet & Easter Dinner at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa | Sunday, April 9 from 9am-1pm & dinner from 3-9pm
SHOR American Seafood Grill at a the Hyatt Regency in Clearwater Beach is hosting an Easter brunch buffet and dinner for locals to enjoy. Take in the beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico as you select a buffet of your favorite brunch items and chilled seafood. For dinner selections include your holiday favorites and decadent surprises. Price for adults is $45 and kids is $25.
Easter Brunch at the TradeWinds Islands Resorts in St. Pete Beach | Sunday, April 9 from 10am-10pm
The TradeWinds restaurant properties are offering Easter Brunch at the Grand Palm Colonnade at TradeWinds Islands Grande and at RumFish Grill at RumFish Beach Resort. You can explore their entire Easter line-up here and maybe even make it an Easter staycation!
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