St. Johns County Parks and Recreation to host free Easter egg hunts


St. Johns County Parks and Recreation is hosting free Easter egg hunts at multiple locations on Thursday, April 18 and Saturday, April 20.

            Photos with the Easter Bunny begin at 10:30 a.m., with the egg hunts beginning at 11 a.m. Children ages 8 and younger are invited to participate in the following Easter egg hunts:


Thursday, April 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Veterans Park, 1332 Veterans Parkway in St. Johns

Palencia Park, 405 Palencia Village Drive in St. Augustine


Saturday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m.

Treaty Park, 1595 Wildwood Drive in St. Augustine

Al Wilke Park, 6140 Main St. in Hastings


These events are free. Children must bring a basket for collection, and parents are invited to bring their own camera for photos with the Easter Bunny. For more information, contact Stephanie Taylor at or (904) 669-6612.


Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

The Parks and Recreation department is also partnering with First Coast YMCA for a free underwater Easter egg hunt on Thursday, April 18, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. at Solomon Calhoun Community Center and Pool, located at 1300 Duval St. in St. Augustine. Children ages 5 to 12 years are invited to gather eggs left underwater and trade them for prizes at the Bunny Store. Bring your swimsuit, towel and a bucket to collect your eggs. RSVP to or (904) 704-4644.


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