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  • Writer's pictureNancy McAleer

Insider's Guide to Spring Events on Anna Maria Island

There is always something happening on Anna Maria Island and Spring Break is no exception. Here are a few of our favourite things to do.

Let's not miss out on one of the island's biggest festivals:

Holmes Beach Field ~ 5801 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach

A family friendly event at Holmes Beach City Hall Field with live music, local restaurant and vendor food booths, classic car show, Kid's fitness zone, fine arts, jewelry and crafts, cocktails beer and more! Call 941-778-1908 for tickets and information to this great event.

Easter Egg Hunt!

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Easter Egg Hunt starts at 9:00 am

Easter Bonnet Contest starts at 10:30 am

The kid's will have a blast at the Easter Egg Hunt on the sand at The Sandbar Restaurant on Spring Ave. Anna Maria. Get there early to find a designated parking spot or better yet... take the free trolley to avoid congestion. The Easter Bunny will be there to start the hunt and lead a parade to Pine Ave for the Easter Bonnet Contest and other fun games. Design your own Easter Bonnet and enter either the Adult or Child contest to win.

Easter Egg Hunt starts at 9:00 am sharp! Bring your own basket.

The Easter Bonnet Contest will be judged on Pine Ave

in front of AMI Accommodations at 10:30 am

Sunrise Mass on the Beach

Sunday, April 5, 2015

6:30 am

This non-denominational sunrise service will be held at Manatee Public Beach at 6:30 am. Ministers and Priests from all of the island churches will be participating. Bring your beach chair and a blanket, it's sometimes chilly in the morning. The free trolley will start running at 6:00 am to get you there. Donations are accepted. You can get more information by calling 941-778-1383.

Food and Wine on Pine

Saturday, May 2, 2015

11:30 am - 6:30 pm

A tropical culinary feast featuring local restaurants and wine merchants. Pine Avenue is taken over by food and wine booths, artist, musicians and a children's tent. This festival is one you won't want to miss and is our favourite! (Rain dates are Sunday May 3 or Saturday May 9, 2015)

Contact us for accommodations on beautiful Anna Maria Island!

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