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EASTER HAPPENINGS IN WALTON COUNTY 2022

2022 Easter Happenings in Walton County

There are plenty of ways to celebrate the Easter holiday in Walton County. Whether you’re looking for a kid friendly egg hunt or an activity to enjoy with your pet, there’s something for everyone.

Easter Meals To-go

Blue Mountain Bakery

Pre-order is now open at the Blue Mountain Bakery for Easter brunch and dinner meals. All Meals are precooked and packaged with reheat instructions. Ordering will close when sold out!

 

Easter Events

Saturday, April 2

 

Easter Eggstravaganza at E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Members are welcome to attend the annual Easter Eggstravaganza! The Easter Bunny will be there to meet kids and age-friendly egg hunts will take place with the morning and afternoon sessions. More information about becoming a member is available at eowilsoncenter.org.

  • Website:

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  • Address: 4956 State Highway 20 East, Freeport, FL 32439

 

Thursday, April 14

 

Dog-Harmony

5 – 7:30 p.m.

Dog-Harmony presents the seventh annual, canine-only Easter egg hunt and social: Doggie EGGstravaganza! The fundraising event is open to the public at no charge, but for those pups wanting to participate in the egg hunt and receive professional photographs sponsored by Mills Photo Design, a donation of $15 is encouraged. Each participant will receive a bag for egg hunting. People prizes and puppy treats 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. Guests will enjoy snacks courtesy of JC’s Gourmet, beer & wine, family-friendly games and great prizes. 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.

 

Friday, April 15

 

Alys Beach

6 – 8 p.m.

Good Friday Concert with Daniel Pratt. Bring blankets and low-back chairs. Food and beverage available for purchase

  • Location: Alys Beach Amphitheatre

 

Saturday, April 16

 

Great 30A Easter Race at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

7 a.m.

The Great 30A Easter Race will take place at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Runners will be offered three courses to choose from: the Clean Feet 5K course, the Dirty Feet 5K course and the Stinky Feet 10K course. A portion of the proceeds from The Great 30A Easter Race benefits Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park.

The Spring Festival/Easter Eggstravaganza

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Hop on over to the Freeport Regional Sports Complex on Saturday for food and craft vendors. Watch a helicopter drop 15,000 eggs filled with Easter treats to kick off the children’s egg hunt. Information can be found on CityofFreeportFlorida.gov. Event is sponsored by The City of Freeport, The Town Planters Society of Freeport and Destiny Church. For more information call city hall at (850) 835-2822.

  • Address: Freeport Regional Sports Complex at 563 Hammock Trail E., Freeport FL 32439

 

 

Main Street DeFuniak Springs
9 a.m.
Main Street DeFuniak Springs will host its “Easter Bunny Photo (H)op,” sponsored by The Pink House Aesthetics & Wellness Boutique in Downtown DeFuniak Springs, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.at The Opinion Place. Along with the photo opportunity, attendees can partake in an Easter Egg Hunt at participating brick-and-mortar Main Street merchants. All events are free to attend and open to all ages.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

10:30 a.m.

This free family event will have more than 2,000 eggs for children up to fifth grade to find. Join the fun on the 30Avenue Green.

 

 

Easter Celebration

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Celebrate Easter in Seaside with the Easter Bunny, including an egg hunt of over 15,000 eggs in the SEASIDE® Amphitheater at 1 p.m. Fun activities for guests of all ages beginning at 11a.m.

 

Easter Explosion
12 – 3 p.m.

Bounce on over to the Village of Baytowne Wharf for an Easter Explosion, Saturday April 16. Enjoy a day filled with family friendly entertainment, face-painting, arts & crafts, and more. Plus live music! Also, don't forget to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny!

 

 

Sunday, April 17 

 

 

Easter Breakfast at Fish Out of Water

7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

An early start time, offering a Chef Menu with Springtime favorites, mimosa bar & dessert bar. Reservations will not be accepted. Walk-ins welcome.

  • Website: foow30a.com/  
  • Address: 34 Goldenrod Circle, Santa Rosa Beach FL, 32459

 

Rosemary Beach Easter Egg Hunt

10 a.m.

Celebrate Easter in Rosemary Beach at the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Join the egg hunt on the Western Green for more than 25,000 eggs.

  • Website: rosemarybeach.com 
  • Located just south of the intersection of Water Street and Main Street in Rosemary beach.

 

Easter Extravaganza

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

WaterColor Homeowners and guests can enjoy year-round monthly events held at Camp WaterColor. Delight in Easter-themed pool today and a special Easter Deep South Freeze feature.

 

Easter Brunch Buffet at The Bay

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Make your reservations online for Easter brunch at The Bay.

 

 

Easter Brunch at Boathouse

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Enjoy a delicious brunch at the WaterColor LakeHouse. Takeout & delivery in WaterColor are also available.

 

 

Easter Celebration

1 p.m. – 9:30 pm

Join us at The Hub for a full day of family fun!

9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Worship Service with Good News United Methodist Church

1 - 3 p.m. Easter Bunny photos 

2 - 3 p.m. Egg “Hunt” 

2 - 4 p.m. Face Painting & Kid’s crafts (fees apply) with Uniquely Clever Art under the covered pavilion

6 - 9:30 p.m. Live Music on stage with True Soul 

 

To ensure the safety and comfort of all guests our egg “hunt” will be a bit different this year. Participants will stroll the property gathering eggs at participating businesses trick or treat style! All locations will have signs on the business indicating their participation.  Please bring your own basket or bag.

Great Southern Café Easter Reservations

Make your reservations online starting at noon on April 4 for breakfast or brunch at the Great Southern Café on Easter. There will be special menus for breakfast and brunch along with Easter drink specials at the bar.

 

 

Easter Dinner Cruise

5 – 8 p.m.

Dine. Dance. Cruise! Hop aboard the 125’ SOLARIS Yacht to experience Sunset Dinner Cruise this Easter. Your ticket includes a 3-hour dinner cruise complete with a three-course menu, live entertainment, and 360-degree views of the Choctawhatchee Bay. Easter Baskets are also available to purchase, which include candy and toy filled eggs, a chocolate Easter Bunny, and select baskets include a bottle of Prosecco.

 

Easter Happenings at North Beach Social

11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Enjoy live music from Wildlife Sepecial3 from 1– 4 p.m., face painting and an egg hunt (time TBD). No reservations required.

 

Easter Cocktails at Farm & Fire

Farm & Fire will offer Easter themed craft cocktail specials on Easter night.