With Easter fast approaching many businesses and organizations in Jacksonville are getting ready to celebrate. And although there will be a variety of things to do, they all have one thing in common. Easter Egg hunts. Here you will get a complete guide to all the Easter festivities around Jacksonville.
The fun starts on Saturday, March 27th. One event going on this day is the Big Bunny Party. It will be held at Christ’s Church from 9a.m. to 12noon. Some of the fun will include Easter egg hunts for different ages, pictures with Big Bunny, bounce houses, prizes and games. If you need more information, their website is www.ccontheweb.com. Another event on the 27th of March will be held at the Adventure Landing on Beach Blvd. They will be hiding 2,000 easter eggs, stuffed with candy and prizes, all around the miniature golf courses. Registration is at 8a.m. and egg hunts (for children 10 years old and younger), will be at 9a.m., 10a.m. and 11a.m.. Each child will receive a goodie bag and a charity raffle will be held after each hunt. The excitement is from 8a.m. to 11a.m. and a $3 donation per child is requested. This money will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida. For more information you can go to their website at www.adventurelanding.com. One last event on the 27th will require you to drive a bit. It is The World Golf Village Easter Festival. Events such as egg hunts, bounce houses, clowns, train rides and more will be going on most of the day. Everything will be just outside the Hall of Fame. Want more info? Check out their website at www.worldgolfhalloffame.org.
Now onto Easter weekend. On Saturday, April 3rd, The City of Atlantic Beach (www.coab.us) is hosting their annual Easter Egg hunt at Jordan Park . The activities will begin at 10a.m. with the egg hunt for children 12 yrs and younger. After that the kids can enjoy events such as pony rides, bounce houses, a petting zoo and free refreshments until 1p.m.. Englewood Baptist Church will host and Easter Festival from 2p.m. to 4p.m. on Saturday, April 3rd. Besides and egg hunt, there will be games, door prizes, bounce houses, slides and much more. And everything is free. Just remember to bring your own basket and if you would like more information go to www.englewoodbaptistchurch.com.
One last event for the Easter holiday is the 42nd Annual Mandarin Arts Festival. It is being held at the Mandarin Community Club at 12447 Mandarin Road. There will be fun for everyone in the family. For only a $1 donation you can enjoy food, music and art and a children’s are show. There will be a free shuttle from Mandarin Presbyterian Church, West Campus. This address is 12001 Mandarin Road. On Sunday the fun continues from 11a.m. to 5p.m.. There will be an Easter egg hunt for children 10 yrs and younger at 1:30p.m. at Walter Jones Historical Park on Mandarin Road. Want to check into this event more, their website is www.mandarinmuseum.com.
So if you are looking for some fun to have during the Easter holidays, I hope this helps. Good Luck and enjoy.