Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Easter Egg Hunts & Activities Around Brevard Easter Weekend 2012: Bring the Kids & Families

Brevard County, Florida - There certainly isn't a lack of Easter Egg Hunts and Spring Activities for the kids and families around the Space Coast this Easter Weekend, April 6 - 8, 2012.  See the list below for the Easter Egg Hunts and fun kids activities and events around Brevard this coming weekend in your area.

Cape Canaveral:

Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 10:00 am sharp at Canaveral City Park, located at Harrison & Magnolia!  For pre-school kids through 3rd grade, bring your basket and join in on the Easter Egg Hunt.  There will be prizes, refreshments, and the Easter Bunny.  For more information, call (321) 868 - 1226. 

Cocoa Beach:

Friday, April 6, 2012 through Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012, the 48th Ron Jon Easter Surfing Festival will take place at the Cocoa Beach Pier and Shepard Park.  Different surfing events and competitions will be taking place all day each day, but Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the Cocoa Beach Pier will have games, activities, and an Easter Egg Hunt for kids at 11:00 am.  Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Shepard Park, Cocoa Beach Surf Museum's Easter Extravaganza will take place from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm.  The fundraiser is free for members but $25.00 to enter.  See here for more information.

The City of Cocoa Beach is also having an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 7, 2012.  There is an Easter Bonnet, Basket and Egg Contest at 9:00 am at Cocoa Beach Team Sports Complex Ball fields for kids ages 10 and under.  Children will be divided in 3 age groups, ages 3 and under, ages 4-6 and ages 7-10.   For information call (321) 868 - 3252 or (321) 868 - 3274. 


The Easter Egg Scramble is taking place Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 10:00 am until 11:30 am at the Crane Community Center, located at 1440 Mosswood Drive.  Kids ages 1 through 15, bring a basket and join in on the Easter Egg Hunt, see the Easter Bunny, and enjoy other games, prizes, and refreshments.  Check in starts at 9:15 am.  Tickets are $4 in advance and $5 at the door.  Purchase tickets at Crane Community Center.  For more information call (321) 255 - 4609.

Merritt Island:

The Easter Bunny Hut will be located in the Macy's Courtyard at Merritt Square Mall.  Bring the kids for a picture with the Easter Bunny.  The Easter Bunny Photo Set Hours are Wednesday and Thursday April 4 and 5, 2012 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Friday, April 6, 2012 from noon until 8:00 pm with breaks at 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm, and Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm with breaks at 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm.  Sensitive Bunny pictures can be taken Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 8:30 until 9:30 am. 

Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Kiwanis Island Park, located at 951 Kiwanis Island Park Road, an Eggstravaganza is taking place from 9:00 am until 11:00 am.  Bring kids up to age 12 for a free pancake breakfast, crafts, and an Easter Egg Hunt at 10:30 am.  For more information, call (321) 455 - 1380

Palm Bay: 

Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 11:00 am the annual Underwater Egg Hunt will take place at the Palm Bay Aquatic Center, located at 420 Community College Parkway.  The Underwater Egg Hunt event will have games, crafts, as well as the underwater egg hunt.  The cost is $3 which includes all day pool access.  There are a limited number of tickets available, so call ahead for more information at (321) 952 - 2232.  


The Seventh Annual Art on the Park Event runs from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Friday, April 6, 2012 at Riverwalk Nature Center, located at 5355 U.S. Highway 1 in Rockledge.  This year's Art on the Park theme is "Along the Shore of the Indian River Lagoon."  There is no fee to enter and prizes will be awarded to the judges' top choices in each age group.  One award will be given for People's Choice, which will be determined by popular vote of the attending public.   For additional information, contact Riverwalk Nature Center at (321) 433 - 4490. 


Easter Egg Hunt at Riverview Park on East Side of IR Drive on Saturday,  April 7, 2012 at 10:00 am.  Visit http://www.cityofsebastian.org/ for more information. 


Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 9:00 am, children 6 years and younger can have breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Sandrift Community Center, located at 585 N. Singleton Ave in Titusville.  The breakfast with Easter Bunny will include pancakes, egg coloring, crafts, as well as an egg hunt.  Children bring your own egg carriers / baskets.  Tickets are $2 and pre-registration is required at Sandrift Community Center.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Call (321) 264 - 5037 for more information.  


Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the Viera Regional Community Center, a Craft Fair and Kid's Springtacular will take place from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Admission is free for the Craft Fair.  The Kid's Springtacular is $2 per child; free for adults accompanying children.  The event includes take-home crafts, games, bouncy houses, snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn and an Egg Hunt at 11:00 am.  The Crafts Fair and Kid's Springtacular are sponsored by Brevard County Parks and Recreation.  For more information, call (321) 433 - 4891. 

Saturday, April 7, 2012 from noon to 4:00 pm at Central Park at The Avenue Viera - Bring your cameras and take pictures with the Easter Bunny free of charge.  Just don't forget to bring your own camera to get pictures of your kids with the Easter Bunny!

On Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm, the 19th Annual Eggs-Stravaganza is taking place at AAA Field at Space Coast Stadium in Viera.  There will be plenty of family games, activities, crafts, prizes, giveaways, and more.  The Easter Egg Hunt with over 20,000 eggs will start at 5:00 pm with age groups 0 - 3 years, 4 - 6 years, and 7 - 12 years.  Radio Disney will be present, as well as Manny Manatee and the Easter Bunny.  For more information, call (321) 242 - 1200 ext. 4518.  

West Melbourne:

Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 10:30 to 11:30 am, a free Easter Egg Hunt and storytime at West Melbourne Library, located at 2755 Wingate Blvd., West Melbourne.  Call (321) 952 - 4508 for more information.  

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