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There are many area attractions, shops, restaurants, and activities to keep everyone busy throughout a stay in Siesta Key. Add some holiday flair to your stay when you check out the many Easter activities that join year-round activities and attractions, you’ll want to make part of your Easter respite.

Easter Services

Siesta Key and the surrounding area have several churches where you can attend services while on vacation. Many will be holding special Easter services, including sunrise services, to mark the day. Contact your choice of church and inquire about dates, times, and locations for services.

Easter Brunch

Whether you attend church services or not, a traditional Easter celebration is brunch. Select restaurants in and around Siesta Key will be serving the traditional Easter meal of ham and all the fixings that go with it. Contact your restaurant of choice and ask about reservations, as well as the availability of pick up or delivery if you don’t want to brave the crowds.

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Siesta Key Easter Egg Hunt & Games

While you’re on a trip to Siesta Key make sure you include plenty of Easter fun. The Annual Siesta Key Easter Egg Hunt will take place on April 16th from 9 AM – 12 PM. There will be a myriad of games and prizes, photos with the Easter bunny, Sherriff’s mounted patrol, a coloring station, and delicious Kona Ice available for purchase along with the hunt. Registration is required and there is a fee for $10 per child and is only available for children ages one through six. Each child who pre-registers will receive a festive Easter goodie bag! Each child should bring their own basket or tote for collecting eggs during the Easter egg hunt.

Sunset Tours and Dolphin Tours

Board one of the boats that Fun Boat has in their fleet and get started on one of the cruises that they offer! The dolphins and donuts cruise is offered in the mornings, lasts about 2 hours, and includes donuts and coffee. The dolphins and drinks cruise is offered midday, also lasts about 2 hours, and includes wine, beer, and water. Both of these cruises focus on finding dolphins as well as manatees (seasonal), a variety of aquatic birds, and other animals in the area so you can see more than just the Easter Bunny this Easter! Fun Boat also offers a Sunset Cruise that leaves an hour and a half before sunset. This cruise will make you realize why they call themselves Fun Boat! There will be complimentary wine and beer as well as a karaoke contest. Still keep your eye out for dolphins and all the other animals around!

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Sarasota Art Museum

Travel a town away from Siesta Key to Sarasota to learn about contemporary art through several boundary pushing, thought-provoking exhibits, and guided tours that take you into the thick of it all. The museum includes a mix of permanent and temporary exhibits including Danner Washburn, Judith, Linhares, and more. Wander the Barbara Banks exhibit and learn about the workers that helped create this and many other buildings in the area throughout the decades and even centuries. Enjoy one of the many programs that cycle through the museum. These programs include artist talks, spotlight talks, free activities, and a variety of performances. You won’t want to miss out on the variety of things you can do and see at the Sarasota Art Museum while you’re here in Siesta Keys this upcoming Easter!

Siesta Key Rum

Adults will love visiting Siesta Key’s distillery. Enjoy a tour, tasting, and pick your favorites to enjoy back at your vacation rental. Choose from a variety of rums, gin, vodka, and whiskey, some with hints of toasted coconut, coffee, or spiced. Also try out our make a drink option! While their rums are smooth enough to drink on their own, they also make for a great base for cocktails!

Siesta Key Easter Excitement

You came to Siesta Key to explore and experience a fun, relaxing getaway this Easter with loved ones. Before you plot out your Easter fun in the area, make sure to book a vacation rental provided by Rent Siesta Key. We have units as small as one bedroom for a small family or sweetheart getaway, all the way up to seven bedrooms for a large family or group reunion this Easter!

You’ll have access to private outdoor spaces like a pool, balcony, or deck. Relax indoors in stylish bedrooms. Make a meal or host the elaborate holiday dinner in the fully equipped kitchen, then spread out in an open living area. For a luxury stay like no other, choose a premium unit to include perks like wood floors, flat-screen TVs, an elevator and more to make the stay one you’ll never forget.

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If you’re planning a break around the Easter holiday, the perfect spring temperatures of Siesta Key is a wonderful environment for your getaway. The island hosts Easter activities like brunch and Easter egg hunts in addition to many year-round activities to choose from to keep you as busy as you want to be for the entire time you’re here. Whether you’re here with friends or family, an intimate break with your sweetest or enjoying a much-needed family or group reunion, you’ll find something for everyone during Siesta Key Easter.

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There are several ways to get around Siesta Key to see and do the things that will create lasting memories for everyone. You could pile everyone in the car and drive around, potentially spending more time in the car driving and hunting for parking than enjoying your vacation, rent bikes, or walk to get to all the sights, nooks, and crannies where cars just won’t fit. Save gas and stay pumped full of energy for the day’s adventures when you take the Siesta Breeze Trolley. The trolley offers free round trip transportation service from Siesta Key Village all the way to the southernmost part of the island, with many stops in between. Travel the length of the island and back or hop off and wander around the various stops.

Dolphin Cruise

Head to Siesta Key Marina and you’ll see the many charter boats and cruises that aim to give you a special experience on the waters surrounding Siesta Key. Fishing excursions, snorkeling or SCUBA, and more are available. For something a little less adrenaline-pumping, choose a dolphin cruise. Of course, you can ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ at dolphins and other marine wildlife safely from the shores of Siesta Key. An up-close look from a chartered tour boat will give you new appreciation for the majestic mammals. You’ll see more than dolphins! Keep your eyes open for manatees, rays, and even whales – they use the warmer waters of Florida during mating season. Any of these beautiful sea creatures might even come near the boat to swim alongside!


April air temperatures can get as high as the 80s, but water temperatures in the low 70s may still be too cool for some to enjoy the water for long. Enjoy the warmer air and cool sea breezes while you sail high over the water. Parasail Siesta offers parasailing experiences to the residents and vacationers of Siesta Key. You’ll take off from their specially designed and U.S. Coast Guard-approved parasailing boat and fly as 500 feet over the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. You’ll have a bird’s eye view of dolphins, manatees, stingrays, turtles, and many other species of sea life. You can choose to take off and land without getting wet, or dip down in the water momentarily before rising back up to come down safely onto the boat deck. Rides are approximately 15 minutes. You can bring your waterproof or disposable camera to capture all the memories from your point of view, from take-off to landing, but the company also takes several professional digital camera photos and will provide you with a memory card so you can develop pictures at your leisure once you reach shore.

Easter Brunch

If your vacation plans don’t include cooking an Easter meal, several of the many restaurants of Siesta Key offer Easter brunch or dinner. You’ll love mouth-watering meals prepared by the many and varied culinary talents the island has to offer. As about reservations and dietary restrictions like gluten-free, as special holiday meals may have limited offerings.

Sunrise Church Services

Greet Easter morning at a sunrise church service. The island’s churches offer indoor services, but for an Easter service like no other, check out the Siesta Beach Sunrise Service. The island tradition takes place at Siesta Key Beach near the pavilion and is hosted by Pine Shores Presbyterian Church. Bring a beach blanket or chairs. Contact the church for more information.

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Easter Escape in Florida

When you and book an Easter getaway with Rent Siesta Key, you won’t be short on fun special Easter or year-round activities to fill your time. From church services and brunch to island fun like parasailing, you’ll be able to build an Easter getaway that is uniquely yours with memories to last a lifetime. For a small family or couple on an Easter respite, enjoy a one-bedroom unit. The bigger your group gets the larger accommodations you’ll need – Rent Siesta Key has units as large as six bedrooms! After you’ve savored Easter brunch, and for any other meal during your stay, prepare your favorites in your unit’s fully equipped kitchen. Enjoy the meal in a spacious dining area or take the meal outside to a balcony or patio. At the end of the day, relax in a private bedroom, or pop some popcorn and watch a movie. Choose a premium luxury unit for stainless steel, high end appliances, a fireplace, plush furnishings and even a private pool in some units.

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