Every April, the Easter Bunny heads to town and Easter egg hunts pop up everywhere. Whether your kids get excited when thousands of eggs drop from a helicopter or look forward to a glow-in-the-dark egg hunt, north Lake County offers those fun choices and more. Here’s your cheat sheet of the best egg hunts in north Lake County listed in chronological order.
easter EGG HUNT & PETTING ZOO
For one weekend, kids can join an egg hunt every half hour. Admission includes the egg hunts, petting zoo, hayrides, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. There's also a VIP breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Jolly Acres fun area, zipline and horse ride available for additional fees. Admission: $7 When: April 13 & 14 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Where: Santa's Farm, 35317 Huff Road, Eustis
EASTER EGG HUNT- MOUNT DORA
Mount Dora’s annual egg hunt takes place on the expansive lawn of the library and features other activities for kids, including photos with the Easter Bunny, a free book give-away, a balloon artist, treats and a popular kissing booth with PAWS Therapy dogs. There will be separate search areas for different age groups. The event is free for kids 10 and under. Admission: Free When: Saturday, April 20, 2019 Time: 10 a.m. Where: W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 North Donnelly Street, Mount Dora
EASTER EGG HUNT - EUSTIS
Kids can enjoy a free afternoon of egg hunts, bounce houses, hot dogs, music and more in Eustis. Where: Seminole Springs Baptist Church, 35025 Huff Road, Eustis When: April 20, 12-2 p.m.
GLOW-IN-THE-DARK EGG HUNT
This is a fun twist on the classic egg hunt. Kids can search for glow-in-the-dark eggs under a big circus tent. This free, community event offers three identical egg hunts over two days. There will be separate waves of egg hunts to accommodate different age groups and every child will leave with a bag of treats. Admission: Free When: Saturday, April 20 at approximately 5:30 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at approximately 12:15 p.m. Where: RealLife Church, 31205 Round Lake Rd., Mount Dora
HELICOPTER EGG DROP
This marks the fourth year eggs will fall from the sky in Mount Dora. In previous years over 25,000 eggs were dropped to the over 2,000 eager children participating. There will also be kids’ games, bounce houses, live entertainment and prizes. Tote bags will be provided to children for egg gathering. Prior to the egg drop there will be a barbecue lunch and church service for anyone that would like to attend. Registration is requested for the lunch, so enough food can be available. This free public event is sponsored by the Cross and Renningers Twin Markets. Admission: Free Where: Renningers Twin Markets, 20651 U.S. Hwy 441, Mount Dora When: Sunday, April 21 at approximately 12:15 p.m.
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