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It’s time to celebrate springtime and Easter. Our official guide to things to do for Easter in Tampa 2024 is full of fun. There’s something for every couple to enjoy in the city this year, from joyous events to sumptuous Easter brunch. Below you’ll find ideas for Easter 2024 divided into these categories:

Tampa Easter Events

Jelly Bean Fling at the Pioneer Florida Museum in Dade City

Saturday, March 16 from 10 am to 4 pm 15602
Pioneer Museum Road, Dade City

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 with the Easter Bunny. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Kids under 5 are free.

Easter Eggstravaganza at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay in Tampa 

Saturday, March 23 from 11 am-2 pm
3607 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa

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 several timed Easter egg hunts for kids, toddlers and dogs! Crafts include clay bracelet making, Easter games, and glitter tattoos. There will be food from Grillin’ & Chillin’ and Skoops Italian Ice.

Easter Egg Hunt at the May-Stringer House in Brooksville

Saturday, March 23 at 10 am and 1 pm
601 Museum Court, Brooksville

Take a tour of the May-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 enjoy an Easter Bunny meet and greet included with museum admission. Make sure to bring your own blanket and snacks.

Easter at Old McMickey’s Farm in Odessa 

Sunday, March 24, 2024 from 9 am- 1 pm
9612 Crescent Dr., Odessa

Head to the farm to celebrate the holiday with photo ops 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!

Winter’s Beachfront Egg Hunt

Friday, March 29, 2024 from 9 am-11 am
655 Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach

Head over to Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club from 9 am-11 am for a beachfront egg hunt! Participants will enjoy an egg hunt in the sand, photos with the Easter Bunny, and a bagged breakfast.

This event is free for Beach Club guests and $10 for visitors. Be sure to arrive by 9:30 am – only the first 100 registered attendees can participate!

Eggstravaganza Express with Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad

Friday, March 29, and Saturday, March 30, 2024 from 10 am-4 pm
16739 Crews Lake Dr, Spring Hill

Take a ride on a mini train that’s been decorated for the Easter holiday, but that’s not all! In addition to the Easter-themed train ride around Crews Lake Park, there will be Easter egg hunts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, crafts, and more! Tickets are $8 per person. Babies 12 months and younger are free.

Easter at the Farm at DK Farms

Friday – Sunday, March 29-31, 2024
1750 Lake Avenue SE, Largo

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 ops and of course, meet and greets with the Easter Bunny. You can also pay extra for pony rides. Book your ticket ahead of time since a pre-ordered ticket is required to participate in the Easter egg hunt. Egg hunt tickets are $15.

St. Pete Pier Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 30, 2024, from 11 am7 pm
2nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg

Head to the St. Pete Pier for family-friendly Easter fun in the Spa Beach Park area of the Pier! There will be an Easter egg hunt, bounce houses, fun activities for kids, and of course…the Easter Bunny!

Easter Bunny St. Pete Pier

More from Tampa Bay Parenting: Where to take pictures with the Easter Bunny!

Tampa Easter Brunch

Easter Brunch Cruise on Yacht Starship in Tampa & Clearwater

Sunday, March 31, 2024 from 10:30 am-8 pm
603 Channelside Dr., Tampa
25 Causeway Blvd. Slip #55, Clearwater

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 $49.95 plus taxes and fees for kids.

NEW this year – brunch cruises include complimentary mimosas and dinner cruises include a complimentary house bar. 

Easter Brunch at Ocean Hai

Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024 from 10am-2:30pm
100 Coronado Dr., Clearwater Beach

Join Ocean Hai for an unforgettable Easter Brunch Buffet from 10 am to 2:30 pm. Delight in a culinary journey where each food station offers a tempting array of dishes. From exquisite seafood and sushi to savory charcuterie and cheese boards, and from mouthwatering carving stations to beloved brunch classics like pancakes, waffles, and omelets, there’s something to please every palate. Indulge in a divine assortment of decadent desserts to satisfy your sweet cravings.

And for the little ones, enjoy an exciting Easter egg hunt and a special visit from the Easter Bunny, adding an extra layer of joy to your festivities.
Adults | $75, Children (6 to 12) | $35 (5 and under complimentary with a paying adult).
Reserve your table HERE.

Easter Brunch in Tampa Bay Ocean Hai | Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
Ocean Hai | Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

King Charles Easter Buffet at Don CeSar

Sunday, March 31 from 10:30am-3:30pm
3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach

Enjoy an incredible Easter buffet at the legendary Don Cesar with a carving station, omelet station, Main Buffet with Slow Roasted King Salmon, Citrus & Spice Rubbed Duck, Three Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin, Roasted Garlic Scalloped Potatoes, desserts, kids’ station, and more Includes sparkling champagne. Reservations are required. $150 adults, $50 ages 12 and under.

Easter Brunch at the TradeWinds Islands Resorts

Sunday, March 31, 2024 from 1 am-3 pm
6000 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach
The TradeWinds restaurant properties are offering Easter Brunch at the Grand Palm Colonnade at TradeWinds Islands Grande and Rumfish Beach Resort.

Choose from an array of breakfast items, soups, salads, carving stations, entrees and sides, pasta bar, and desserts. You can explore their entire Easter lineup here and maybe even make it an Easter staycation! $86 per adult, $73 for seniors $60+, and $33.75 for children ages 5-12 (children under 5 are free).

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Where to Have Easter Dinner in Tampa

Easter Dinner at The Rusty Pelican in Tampa

Sunday, March 31 from 5 pm-9 pm
2425 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa

For waterfront views, head to the Rusty Pelican for a four-course Easter brunch in Tampa Bay from 10am-4pm. They are also offering Easter dinner from 5 pm-9 pm. Easter brunch is $86 for adults and $35 for kids. Bottomless mimosas are $30.

Rusty Pelican Facebook Page

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Sunday, March 31 from 11 am-8:30 pm
1700 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa
131 2nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg

Ruth’s Chris be open for lunch and dinner on Easter Sunday. Choose from specialty items like veal osso bucco ravioli, steak house salad, petite filet and shrimp, garlic crusted sea bass, cremini mushrooms, and creme brulee. Their full dinner meu will also be available. Make your reservations here.

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Free Things to Do for Easter in Tampa

Pack an Easter Picnic

Tampa Bay is home to dozens of scenic parks and trails that serve as the ideal setting for a romantic picnic — the perfect free things to do in Tampa for Easter. Pack up some gourmet cheese, meats and snacks and set up your own DIY feast with a scenic park as your backdrop.

A few of our favorite options include Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Vinoy Park, Lettuce Lake Park ($2 entry fee) and Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum.

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Image credit: Henry Plant Museum

Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple 

 5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa
Looking to do something out of the ordinary? Wat Mongkolratanaram of Florida (Wat Tampa) is a gorgeous waterfront Buddhist Temple that’s free to visit. The best day to go is on Sunday for the weekly Sunday market, which features an assortment of Thai food plus Thai tea and coffee. The market typically runs from 9am-1pm, but this year they’re hosting their Songkran festival and will be open 9am to 3pm on Easter Sunday.

You can also visit the main Temple when the grounds are open to the public, but make sure to respect Temple etiquette as outlined here.  

Sunrise at Ballast Point Park

5300 Interbay Blvd, Tampa
If you don’t mind rising early, make your way to Ballast Point Park to take in a beautiful sunrise over Hillsborough Bay. Stroll out along the 600-foot pier, soak up the views of the Tampa skyline, and bring along a picnic breakfast to enjoy afterwards. There are multiple picnic tables and open space throughout the park to sit and stay awhile.  

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