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Best Easter Events For The Family in Miami

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The age-old Easter fantasy of the whole family in its Sunday best smiling around the table never quite seems to work out, but this is Miami and that’s OK. Let the kids get messy and take fabulous photos that’ll last a lifetime at any of these fun, family friendly Easter events.

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Spring Eggstravaganza at North Shore Park
501 72nd St.
Miami Beach, FL 33141
(305) 861-3616
www.miamibeachfl.gov

Date: Sat, April 7
Hours: Sat – 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
Price: free/pay only for rides and concessions

Head on over to the beach Saturday, April 7 to enjoy an event that’s part carnival, part Easter celebration. The North Shore Park will host a Spring Eggstravaganza featuring carnival rides, concessions and crafts. Have the kids pose with the Easter Bunny, but be sure not to be late. The Easter Egg hunt for children 10 years and younger starts promptly at 11 a.m.

Coral Gables Eggstreme Hunt & Carnival at War Memorial Youth Center 
405 University Dr.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 460-5601
www.coralgables.com

Date: Sat, April 7
Hours: Sat – 10 a.m.
Price: free

The City of Coral Gables wins the award for going big or going home, hosting five simultaneous Easter egg hunts at: Jaycee Park, Phillips Park, Salvadore Park, Sunrise Harbor Park and the War Memorial Youth Center. Hunters who find the golden, silver and bronze eggs will win fabulous undisclosed prizes all leading up to an Easter carnival at the Youth Center field.

Related: Easter Bunny Dives In For Keys Underwater Hunt

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Eggstravaganza at Goodlet Park 
4200 SW 8th Ave.
Hialeah, FL 33012
(305) 889-5701
www.hialeahfl.gov

Date: Sat, April 7
Hours: Sat – 10 a.m.
Price: free

The City of Hialeah is throwing a party for the whole family featuring rides, bounce houses, face painting and pictures with the Easter bunny. Come out Saturday, April 7 to treat your kids to a free day chock full of fun and excitement for the whole family.

Easter Brunch at the Biltmore 
1200 Anastasia Ave.
Miami, FL 33134
(305) 445-1926
www.biltmorehotel.com

Date: Sun, April 8
Hours: Sun – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; last seating at 2 p.m.
Price: $85 adults, $42.50 children

After you’ve exhausted yourself from all of the Easter festivities on Saturday the last thing that you want to do on Sunday is cook. That’s why the Biltmore hotel hosts an amazing Easter Sunday brunch complete with nine all-you-can eat buffet stations. It provides a bit of class for the adults, serving champagne and mimosas, and great food for the kids as well. Indoor and outdoor seating is available but reserve seats far in advance as it tends to fill up around mid-March.

Spring Fling at Miami Children’s Museum
980 Macarthur Causeway
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 373-5437
www.miamichildrensmuseum.org 

Date: Sun, April 8
Hours: Sun – 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: free with admission to museum/$15 non-Florida residents/$12 Florida residents/free members and children younger than 1 year old

Now that you’ve had your brunch, your family is ready for some more Easter fun. The Miami Children’s Museum is holding a Spring Fling complete with arts and crafts, an Easter egg hunt and bunny hop races on Easter Sunday. It’s just enough fun to exhaust the kiddies for bedtime.

Related: Guide to S. Florida Easter Egg Hunts

Niema Hulin was born in Newark, NJ but raised in Lexington, South Carolina for the bulk of her formative years. In 2002, she moved to Miami after graduating from the University of Florida. Since then, Niema has worked in film, television and commercials as a Production Assistant and Production Coordinator. Some of her films have included Bad Boys II and I Am Number IV. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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