When most people think of an egg hunt, they think of colorful plastic eggs strategically hidden in fields of grassy patches. However, for the past 11 years The City of Sunny Isles Beach has made a spring tradition anything but ordinary with our well-known yearly event. Throw in 5,000 red, white and blue inflated beach balls floating above 15,000 pastel plastic eggs, filled with toy treasures and you have the City of Sunny Isles Beach’s “Egg Scramble”!
Held on Saturday, April 7th, 2012, this year’s Egg Scramble was the biggest to date with well over 1,500 guests in attendance, traveling from all parts of the South Florida region. As the minutes counted down to 10 am, complimentary pretty baskets were distributed to the eager children as they waited in line at their designated age-group tent filled with beach balls. Once they were given the “Ready, Set, GO!” beach balls flew in a frenzy as hundreds of giggling kids of all ages scattered to gather as many eggs as they could possibly find. It surely was a sight to see.
After the egg hunt, there was so much to do, with a Treasure Hunt bounce house, a 30 foot high Coconut Tree Climb, midway games, two Spring Bunny Photo Stations with Mr. & Mrs. Bunny, a Clay Eggs Crafts table, a Balloon Artist, Face Painting, Story-Telling Time, Food Trucks, and a Sports Awards Reception followed by a wet, fun and crazy dance party on stage, consisting of kids dancing to their favorite tunes while the after-care counselors cooled everyone off from the sun with our giant Super Soakers.
If you weren’t able to attend this year’s Egg Scramble, you missed one great party! But, no need to worry there will always be next year. We hope you’ll be ready for Egg Scramble 2013!