Birds chirping, flowers blooming and a nice breeze are just a few ways to tell that Spring has arrived and Easter is around the corner here in Panama City Beach! With many holiday activities and delicious restaurants to “hop” to, Panama City Beach has lots of fun-filled family time in store!

Start your weekend celebrations with a free Easter Egg hunt for the kids on Saturday, April 15th at Frank Brown Park. The Easter Bunny will be hiding 10,000 eggs this year and will be available for pictures following the egg hunt. The event will start at 10am with children ages 10 and under welcome to join. Don’t forget the Easter basket and camera! For more information and directions, visit  http://www.panamacitybeachparksandrecreation.com/easter-egg-hunt-2017.

Also on Saturday, be sure to check out the giant Easter sandcastle on the beach in front of Schooners restaurant! Schooners will have an Easter Egg Hunt with prizes, candy, gift certificates and trophies awarded to winners in each age division! Ages 9 and under are welcome to attend, with events starting at 10am. Space is limited and registration begins at 8:45am! For more information and directions, visit http://www.schooners.com/events/easter

After sunrise service on Easter Sunday, head over to one of the many restaurants below that will be open for brunch and dinner. There’s nothing like a delicious meal to cap a wonderful holiday weekend!

The Boar’s Head Restaurant & Tavern
Buffet Brunch 11am-2pm (reservations suggested)
Dinner 5pm-8pm
17290 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
(850) 234-6628
 
Boondock’s Restaurant
Open at 4pm
14854 Bay View Cir, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
(850) 230-0005
 
Dat Cajun Place Restaurant
Brunch 10am-2pm
8501 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
(850) 588-5314
 
Firefly Restaurant
Brunch 11am-2pm
Dinner 5pm-10pm
535 N Richard Jackson Boulevard, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 249-3359
 
The Grand Marlin
Open at 11am (reservations suggested)
5323 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City, FL 32408
(850) 249-1500
 
Harpoon Harry’s
Open at 11am
12627 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 234-6060
 
Hofbrau German Restaurant
Brunch 10am-2pm
701 Pier Park Dr #155, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
(850) 235-4632
 
Margaritaville Restaurant
Open at 8:30am and all day
16230 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
(850) 235-7870
 
Mike’s Café & Oyster Bar
Open at 7am-2pm (regular café menu) 11am-9pm (regular oyster bar menu)
17554 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
(850) 234-1942
 
Saltwater Grill Restaurant
Open at 4pm
11040 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 230-2739
 
Shoney’s Restaurant
Open at 7am
101 Bluefish Dr #105, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
 (850) 234-1555
 
Tides Restaurant
Buffet Brunch 10:30am-2pm (reservations only)
4114 Jan Cooley Drive Panama City Beach, Florida, 32408
(850) 236-6000
 
Schooners Restaurant
Brunch 10am-3pm
5121 Gulf Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32408 
(850) 235-3555