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Easter Bunny posing with baskets during the annual Easter Egg Hunt in North Port Florida.
Kids gather with flashlights for the annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt in North Port, FL.
A field of Easter Eggs on hay before the annual Easter Egg hunt in North Port, Florida.
Kids finding eggs during the annual Easter Egg Hunt in North Port, Fl.

The City of North Port will be offering it's two free signature egg hunt events in April for local families.

About the Flashlight Egg Hunt

On April 3, 2020, the City will host a Flashlight Egg Hunt for families with children ages 6 to 11. The event will take place at 8:15 p.m. once the sun has set on the City Center Front Green, 4970 City Hall Blvd. Children are encouraged to bring a flashlight and a basket to fill.

Children who find an egg with a special ticket inside can redeem it on-site for an extra special basket from the Easter Bunny!

15,000 Glow in the Dark eggs will be hidden in hay throughout City Center Front Green. Egg hunters will be divided into two age groups; 6-8 years old and 9-11 years old.

Schedule:

7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.: Arrive early to find your spot and grab a picture with the Easter Bunny.

8:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.: Find your age groups section and start lining up for your hunt. Be sure to wait for the Easter Bunny's Count Down!

8:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: EGG HUNT STARTS PROMPTLY AT 8:15 p.m. (Please note, the eggs go fast! Arrive early to ensure you don't miss out).

About the "Egg"normous Egg Hunt

On April 4, 2020, the City will host it's signature "Egg"normous Egg Hunt for families with children ages 3 to 9. The egg hunt will take place at 10:00 a.m. on City Center Front Green, 4970 City Hall Blvd. Children are encouraged to bring their own baskets to gather as many of the 22,000 eggs that they can. Children who find an egg with a special ticket inside can redeem it on-site for an extra special basket from the Easter Bunny! The City would like to thank our bronze sponsor for this event, American Irrigation, and our  in-kind sponsor for this event, Deep Creek Community Church.

Egg hunters will be divided into three age groups; 3-4 years old, 5- 6 years old, and 7-9 years old. 

Schedule:

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Arrive early to find your spot and grab a picture with the Easter Bunny!

9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Find your age group section and start lining up for your hunt. Be sure to wait for the Easter Bunny's Count Down!

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.: EGG HUNT STARTS PROMPTLY AT 10:00 a.m. (Please note, the eggs go fast! Arrive early to ensure you don't miss out).

Adaptive Egg Hunt

As part of this event and in conjunction with Deep Creek Community Church, the City will also offer an Adaptive Egg Hunt section for children with special needs and their families. This section will be open to children and their families on April 4, 2020 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

The Adaptive Egg Hunt includes sensory eggs and other accommodations to ensure eggs are easily found and reachable. This will allow egg hunters to search at a pace they are comfortable with. 

Community Involvement and Sponsorship

Want to help a kids face light up with joy? Consider donating a prize basket for this event. Community donations are welcome at the George Mullen Activity Center, 1602 Kramer Way.

The City of North Port is also seeking sponsors for this year’s egg hunt events. Sponsorship's range from a presenting sponsor to gold, silver, and bronze. For a breakdown of the tiered sponsorship levels, visit www.CityOfNorthPort.com/Sponsor. Each egg hunt event attracts more than 1,000 attendees annually. Funding collected from sponsorship's will help offset the cost of providing the event at no cost to the community and enhance event amenities. For more information, contact Marketing Outreach Coordinator Laura Ansel at 941-429-7143 or lansel@cityofnorthport.com

Contact Us

For more information, contact Program Coordinator Samantha Cremen at (941) 240-8122 or SCremen@CityOfNorthPort.com.