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Find a local Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Parade, Easter Brunch, etc.

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in the panhandle of Florida?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in the panhandle of Florida, sorted by county. Some are farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple roadside stands.  Most have loads of pumpkins to choose from.  To really make it fun for  your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn maze, spook house, or hayride.  There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of course, the  more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!   If you are looking for pumpkin weigh-offs and the US and world's largest pumpkins, see this page! Want to do a fundraiser selling pumpkins? See this page!

Finally, my boys are in Boy Scouts and raising money for their troop and their trips and activities, so if you are looking for popcorn (many types), chocolate, coffee, k-cups or to donate to both the Scouts and U.S. military troops, click here and help the Boy Scouts!

Updates for December 2017

Most pumpkin patches  and corn mazes usually open by mid September, some earlier! You may also like a local zombie event or Zombie Paintball!. The world's best pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the pie crust recipe is here! And we have home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access many pumpkin and other recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search.

After Halloween, find a Christmas tree at a local Christmas tree farm (and enjoy a bonfire, smore, hot chocolate and free hayrides, and often Santa visits! And next Spring, you'll want to take your children to a free Easter egg hunt - see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt.  If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Easter Egg Hunt, Parage and Event Listings

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Bay County

  • Bay County Easter Egg Hunt at H.G. Harder's Park - free Easter Egg Hunt
    8110 John Pitts Rd., Panama City. Phone: 850-784-4065. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 (but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't yet received an update from them) from 1 pm to 3 pm.  Two egg hunting areas will be cordoned off, one for children 5 to 9 years old and a separate toddler section.  The Easter Bunny makes a special appearance at 1 p.m. for photographs, so parents should be certain to pack a camera. Egg hunting begins at 1:30 pm, with prizes for the child who finds a golden egg in each age group and the Bay County Pet Adoption Trolley is on hand too. Details: Janie Lucas.
  • Schooners Easter Celebration Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt
    Schooners Restaurant & Beach Club, 5121 Gulf Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408. Phone: 850-235-3555. Email: [email protected]. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't yet received an update from them). Each year, Schooners hosts the Little Locals Beach Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday of Easter Weekend. The pristine, sandy white beach in front of Schooners is the ideal site for an "old fashion" Easter Egg Hunt with prizes, candy, gift certificates and trophies awarded in each division. Schedule of Events: Breakfast with mimosa and Bloody Mary Specials for the adults: 8:45am-10:45am; Registration for egg hunt: 8:45am-9:45am, then 0-2 Age Group: 10am; 3-4 Age Group: 10:30am; 5-6 Age Group: 11am; 7-9 Age Group: 11:30am. (UPDATED: March 24, 2016, JBS) (ADDED: March 22, 2015, JBS)

Calhoun County

Escambia County

  • Crown Church Pensacola - Easter egg hunts for children, FREE admission, Bring a basket to collect the eggs!,
    9600 N Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32534. Phone: 850-287-1580. Alternate Phone: 850-292-8896. Email: [email protected]. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't yet received an update from them) from 10 am until 2 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Free - no payments needed for anything. Click here for our Facebook page. Crown Church Easter Eggstravaganza Fun for the entire family! Egg hunt, carnival games, free food and drinks, lots of door prizes! All free and open to the public!You can sign up at our website (link above). Please note our Church location has moved! We are now at 9600 North Palafox St Pensacola, FL. (UPDATED: March 24, 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: March 18, 2015) (ADDED: March 11, 2014)
  • Pensacola City Easter Egg Hunt - Easter Egg Hunt
    Roger Scott Athletic Complex, 2130 Summit Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32504. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 (but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't yet received an update from them) from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Cost: Free. Mark your calendars because the Easter Bunny is coming to town! Join us for a day of FUN with Easter Egg Hunts, music, carnival games, face painting, bubble stations, inflatable bouncers, and get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Easter Egg Hunt Schedule: 10:30AM Stroller-2YR Olds 10:50AM 3-4 YR Olds 11:10AM 5-6 YR Olds 11:30AM 7-9 YR Olds 11:50AM 10-12 YR Olds.  (UPDATED: March 24, 2016, JBS) (ADDED: March 27, 2015, JBS)

Franklin County

Gadsden County

Gulf County

Holmes County

Jackson County

Jefferson County

Leon County

  • Tallahassee City Egg-straordinary - Special Needs  Easter Egg Hunt
    Messer Park, 2830 Jackson Bluff Raod, Tallahassee, FL. Phone: 891-3885. Email: [email protected]. Event date and time: Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 1 pm to 4 pm. For both children with and without special needs. There will be different sessions for children with different abilities, bounce houses, crafts tables, photo ops with the Easter Bunny and refreshments. The first session officially starts at 1:30 p.m. and is open to all children. This is a fun time for children with a range of abilities and their siblings to enjoy the hunt together.Children who use wheelchairs and children who have visual impairments will have a hunt at 2:30 p.m. Children who have visual impairments will be able to find eggs using their ears. Magnetic eggs will be hidden for children who use wheelchairs. A 3:30 p.m. session will be for children who have sensory issues and prefer a hunt in a quiet, calm environment. To pre-register a child who has a visual impairment or uses a wheelchair for Saturday's hunt, contact Allison Behrman at the phone or email above.   (ADDED: April 13, 2017, JBS)
  • Tallahhassee City Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg huint
    Meyers Park, 913 Myers Park Drive. Tallahassee, FL. Phone: 891-3866. Event date and time: Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 1 pm to 3 pm. Children should bring their own basket or bag. The hunt that starts at 2:30 p.m. There also will be games, crafts, music and an opportunity to take a picture with the Easter Bunny.  (ADDED: April 13, 2017, JBS)

Liberty County

Madison County

Okaloosa County

Santa Rosa County

  • Community Maritime Park Egga-Wahooza - Easter Egg Hunt
    Community Maritime Park, 301 W Main St, Pensacola, FL 32502. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't yet received an update from them) at 2pm. Registration begins at 1pm. For Ages 0 to 5th grade.  Over 50,000 eggs! Free. SPECIAL NEEDS EGG HUNT – 1:00 PM / MAIN EGG HUNT – 2:00 PM. REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 1:00 PM. Ages 0 Years to 5th Grade!.  Special Needs Hunt at 1:00 PM. CLICK TO PRE-REGISTER. (UPDATED: March 24, 2016, JBS) (ADDED: March 27, 2015, JBS)
  • Gulf Breeze Methodist Church Egg Hunt at Shoreline Park - Easter Egg Hunt
    Sunset Kid’s Park, 800 Shoreline Dr Gulf Breeze FL 32561. Event date and time: April 4, 2015 at  10am. Bring your family and invite your friends for an EGGciting morning at one of two Easter Egg Hunts.  Egg Hunt will start at 10 am so grab your Easter Basket and don’t miss some EGGcellent family fun.  (toddlers-5th grade). (UPDATED: March 24, 2016, JBS) (ADDED: March 27, 2015, JBS)
  • Gulf Breeze Methodist Church Egg Hunt at Southside - Easter Egg Hunt
    The GBUMC Soundside Campus, 4115 Soundside Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563. Phone: 850-916-1660. Event date and time: Call them; there is nothing on their website for this year at the Southside campus. Bring your family and invite your friends for an EGGciting morning at one of two Easter Egg Hunts. Egg Hunts will start at 10 am so grab your Easter Basket and don’t miss some EGGcellent family fun. (ADDED: March 27, 2015, JBS)
  • Momentum Church Easter Egg Hunt at Gulf Breeze Middle School - Easter egg hunt
    Gulf Breeze Middle School, 649 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561. Event date and time: Easter SundayApril 5, 2015 from 10 am to 11:30 am. Live music, a helpful message, and a powerful day celebrating as a community. Admission is free. Plan your day now because we’ll have a packed House as Pastor Tim launches a new series, “Dear Me,” and we ask the question, “What Would You Say to Your Younger Self?” Bring the entire family and let the kids get in on the fun in as they hunt for thousands of eggs filled with candy and a chance to win some incredible prizes during the 10 and 11:30a kids gatherings at The Hunt, our annual Easter Egg Hunt for kids! Free. (ADDED: March 27, 2015, JBS)
  • Momentum Church Easter Egg Hunt at Navarre High School - Easter egg hunt
    Navarre High School, 8600 High School Blvd, Navarre, FL 32566. Event date and time: Easter SundayApril 5, 2015 from 10 am to 11:30 am. Live music, a helpful message, and a powerful day celebrating as a community. Admission is free. Plan your day now because we’ll have a packed House as Pastor Tim launches a new series, “Dear Me,” and we ask the question, “What Would You Say to Your Younger Self?” Bring the entire family and let the kids get in on the fun in as they hunt for thousands of eggs filled with candy and a chance to win some incredible prizes during the 10 and 11:30a kids gatherings at The Hunt, our annual Easter Egg Hunt for kids! Free. (ADDED: March 27, 2015, JBS)
  • Sam's Fun City Easter Eggstravaganza - Easter egg hunt, rides
    6709 Pensacola Blvd., Pensacola, FL 32505. Phone: 850-505-0800. Event date and time: Based on last year's date, it SHOULD be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (but be sure to check on their website or call them first as we haven't yet received an update from them) from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Unlimited rides, go-karts, bumper boats, egg hunts, and so much more! All for only $13.00 per person. Cost: with paid admission the hunt is free. Hop on down to Sam’s Fun City for the 15th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza event, Pensacola’s most FUN Easter Celebration! General Admission for this gated 2016 event is just $15.00 plus tax per person. Come and enjoy a morning of unlimited Park Rides and Special Attractions, Easter Eggs Hunts, our signature All-You-Care-To-Enjoy Pizza Buffet, and more! Please keep in mind that Sam's Fun City's Easter Eggstravaganza is a Gated Admission event. All guests who enter the Park must possess a valid ticket. Click here to buy your Easter Eggstravaganza pre-sale tickets online!. (UPDATED: March 24, 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: March 22, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: April 07, 2014, from their website)  (ADDED: March 26, 2013, from their website)

Taylor County

Wakulla County

Walton County

Washington County

 

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