Where to find the Easter bunny in and around Walton

March 15, 2021

Easter Eggstravaganza at E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center March 27

Easter Bunny and Spring event at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center in Freeport March 27. Staggered hunt times for ages with events starting at 9 a.m. You must be a member to participate. Learn more here.

Preschool Easter egg hunt in DeFuniak Springs March 30

Walton-DeFuniak Public Library presents the Preschool Easter Egg Hunt! Event will be held in the library garden Tuesday, March 30th, at 10:00 a.m. Please bring your own basket and space is limited. To register, call (850) 892-3624.

Doggie EGGstravaganza at Grand Boulevard April 1

Dog-Harmony presents a canine-only Easter egg hunt and social. The fundraising event is open to the public at no charge, but for those pups wanting to participate in the hunt, a donation of $10 is encouraged. Each participant will receive a souvenir bag filled with sponsor swag to collect eggs. People and puppy prizes will be hidden in colorful holiday eggs and scattered throughout the lawn. Designated areas for pets over 25 pounds and under will be available and all dogs must be leashed. The event will be from 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Guests will enjoy snacks courtesy of JC’s Gourmet, beer and wine, family-friendly games and great prizes. Local musician Rob Romans “Sunsets, Songs, and Stories” will provide the live entertainment and tunes. This event is presented as part of the Coastal Culture Series made possible by the Grand Boulevard Arts & Entertainment Program. Please no prong, choke or shock collars at the event. For more information, go here.

Grand Boulevard at Sandestin is located at 495 Grand Blvd., Miramar Beach.

Easter Bunny photo hop in DeFuniak Springs April 3

Easter Bunny Photo Hop at The Opinion Place in DeFuniak on April 3. Hosted from 10 am to noon, photos are free to capture – just remember your camera or smart phone. Arrive early and enjoy shopping local farmers, makers and bakers. The Opinion Place is located at 801 Baldwin Ave., DeFuniak Springs.

Grayt Easter Race at Grayton Beach State Park April 3

The 2021 Grayt Easter Race will be taking place at Grayton Beach State Park on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Starting with this race we will be offering three different courses to choose from: the CLEAN FEET 5K course, the DIRTY FEET 5K course and, brand new, the STINKY FEET 10K course. Both the start and finish line will be adjacent the pavilion at the end of Main Park Road within Grayton Beach State Park for all three courses.

As a COVID-mitigation measure, they will be utilizing a staggered start for the race, with the first wave starting at 7:00 a.m. and the last expected to start at 9:15 a.m. Up to 30 runners will be starting with each wave.

There will also be an awards ceremony beginning at 10:00 a.m., where the men’s and women’s winners + runner ups for all three courses will receive awards. Men’s and women’s age-group awards for all three courses will also be given. All registered runners who cross the finish line of their respective race will also receive a finisher’s award! And all registered runners will receive a very cool race shirt.

To register or for more info click here.

The 2021 Grayt Easter Race benefits Communities of Transformation of South Walton.

Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt at Freeport Sports Complex April 3

The City of Freeport and Destiny Worship will be hosting a Spring Festival and Easter Egg drop on Sat. Apr. 3 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. There will be food trucks and vendors of all kinds for the whole family. Every kid will get candy-filled eggs and a chance to win some amazing prizes.

Special Needs: 10:30 a.m.
0-3 Years: 11 a.m.
4-7 Years: 12 p.m.
8-11 Years: 1 p.m.
Freeport Regional Sports Complex is nestled within the Hammock Bay Community at 563 Hammock Trail East, Freeport, FL 32439

Easter Eggstravaganza at Vortex Spring April 3

Vortex Spring is celebrating an Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 3. Live music will be playing at the newly reopened Pickin’ Porch along with the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, fun, and games for the kids. Camping and some lodging still available for the weekend. Call 850-836-4979 or book online at Vortexspring.com

Easter Explosion at The Village of Baytowne Wharf April 3

Hop on over to the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin for a day filled with family-friendly entertainment, face-painting, arts, crafts and more. The event will be held on Saturday, April 3 from 12 Noon – 3 p.m. Also, don’t forget to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. For more information, go here.

9300 Baytowne Wharf Blvd., Miramar Beach.

Adult beerster egg hunt at Idyll Hounds Brewing Company April 4

The annual adult Easter egg hunt at Idyll Hounds is back. The event will be held on Sunday, April 4 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The brewery hides various canned beers and eggs with prizes around the outdoor space for adults to hunt with “6-pack Easter baskets.”  The event is ticketed and includes the found 6-pack of beer and whatever hidden brewery goodies the participants find.

A food truck along with live music will be provided. For more information, go here.

Idyll Hounds Brewing Company is located at 845 Serenoa Rd., Santa Rosa Beach.