easter events on (and around) 30A
Every bunny loves Easter along 30A!
There’s delicious food to eat, beautiful beaches to explore, and so many egg hunts! Get those baskets decorated, the outfits ready, and prep your appetite for fabulous Easter Brunches up and down 30A.
All brunches and events are held April 17, unless noted.
Easter Brunch on 30A
Stretchy pants might be a smart idea for Easter morning. Here’s a list of delicious brunches planned along 30A. We highly recommend reservations in advance, if offered.
Great Southern Café in Seaside is offering a special brunch menu but will not host a buffet-style brunch this year. Reservations are available online a week in advance. Walk-ins will also be accepted.
Pescado in Rosemary Beach serves a festive Sunday brunch from 10 am -1 pm on Easter Sunday with music performed by Duncan Crittenden. Reservations are available online.
The Perfect Pig in Gulf Place, WaterColor, and Seagrove Beach, offers a festive Easter brunch from 8 am-3 pm in Gulf Place and WaterColor, and from 8 am-2 pm in Seagrove Beach. Call for reservations.
FOOW Enjoy an early start time of 7 am, offering a Chef’s Menu of Springtime Favorites, Mimosa Bar, and Dessert Bar. Reservations are not accepted.
The Pearl The annual Havana Beach Easter Buffet has 9 am and 1 pm seating times. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Call Havana Beach at (850) 588-2882.
Even better? Order Easter Brunch to-go or have it delivered right to your WaterColor home! To-go and delivery orders must be placed no later than April 15 at noon by emailing WCISocialEvents@stjoe.com.
Cuvee 30A Enjoy an Easter Sunday celebration from 11 am-3 pm. Chef Tim Creehan has prepared a special menu that includes signature dishes and special features like eggs Benedict and a rack of lamb. Reservations are available online.
Blue Mountain Bakery Pre-order Easter brunch or Easter dinner for pick-up on April 16 from 9 am-2 pm. Menu and ordering information available online.
Easter Egg Hunts on 30A
You might want to have an extra basket with all these eggs! The younger set will love scooping up colorful eggs, waving to the Easter Bunny, dancing to live music, and more!
The Hub Enjoy an all-day Easter celebration from 1-9:30 pm at The Hub. Kids can visit the Easter Bunny from 1-3 pm. The egg hunt is from 2-3 pm and is different this year. Participants will gather eggs at participating businesses trick-or-treat style. Uniquely Clever Art will have crafts and face painting (for additional fees) from 2-4 pm. Enjoy live music from True Soul from 6-9:30 pm.
Rosemary Beach The Rosemary Beach Easter Egg Hunt takes place on the Western Green and features more than 25,000 eggs, a visit with the Easter Bunny, and complimentary mimosas for ages 21 and up from 10-10:30 am.
Seaside Celebrate Easter in Seaside with the Easter Bunny, including an egg hunt of more than 15,000 eggs in the amphitheater at 1 pm. Activities for guests of all ages begin at 11 am.
Easter Egg Hunts and Fun near “the A”
Camp Helen State Park The Friends of Camp Helen are excited to host an inaugural Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, April 16, for three age groups: up to age 3, ages 4-6, and ages 7-12. Held from 10 am-2 pm, families can check in anytime during event hours, grab a designated age-group card, and enjoy a color-coded hunt that will take them throughout different park areas. When they find an egg of each color, children can turn them in for a special prize.
Remember to keep an eye out for the Easter Bunny! Two popular food trucks, That’s What Cheese Said and Gelato Love, will have food available for purchase.
30Avenue Little ones and elementary-age children are welcome to an Easter Egg Hunt on the 30Avenue green. The Chapel at the Beach Youth Group will put more than 2,000 eggs on the green!
Baytowne Wharf Head over to the Village of Baytowne Wharf for their Easter Explosion, held Saturday, April 16. Enjoy a day filled with family-friendly entertainment, face painting, arts and crafts, and live music! And don’t forget to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. The fun runs from noon-3 pm.
HarborWalk Village Visit the Easter Bunny from 2-4 pm and receive a free 4×6 photo, kids’ activities, and a golden egg hunt!
Great 30A Easter Race
Are you looking for something more active to do on Easter weekend? Good News Church is hosting a run on April 16, beginning at 7 am at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park.
Great 30A Easter Race
Choose from 3 distinct courses: the Clean Feet 5K, the Dirty Feet 5K, or the Stinky Feet 10K! Racers enjoy an awards ceremony at 8:30 am, with age-group awards in each course. Registered runners receive an official running hat and a Great 30A Easter Race Finisher Tervis cup. For more information and to register, click here.
Explore and discover all of the Emerald coast.
An extraordinary experience found only along 30A is the Underwater Museum of Art, where massive art pieces serve as protective marine habitats. 30A is also home to more than a dozen artificial reefs for diving and snorkeling.
One of the joys of enjoying a cocktail upstairs at Bud and Alley’s Restaurant (known as the Tarpon Club) is seeing Mo Mosely’s familiar face. He’s been ringing the sunset bell and pouring drinks for 23 years in one of 30A’s most beloved beachside bars.
While we can’t prolong the Summer, this delicious recipe for Peach Bruschetta brings the sweetness of summer into the crisp early evenings of Fall.