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Hannah Storbeak of Summerfield managed to gather quite a few eggs.

An Eggstravagant time in Lakewood Ranch

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Hannah Storbeak of Summerfield managed to gather quite a few eggs.

Greenbrook resident Joey Promen takes a guess at how many jelly beans are in the jar at the Observer Media Group tent.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Greenbrook resident Joey Promen takes a guess at how many jelly beans are in the jar at the Observer Media Group tent.

West Bradenton resident Lucian Gutschow pushes her son, Noah, in a swing.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

West Bradenton resident Lucian Gutschow pushes her son, Noah, in a swing.

Arbor Grande resident Michelle Ruck pushes her daughter, Eliana, in a swing as the young gal giggles.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Arbor Grande resident Michelle Ruck pushes her daughter, Eliana, in a swing as the young gal giggles.

Central Park's Ella Hoy and her son, 5-year-old Enzo, enjoyed the petting zoo.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Central Park's Ella Hoy and her son, 5-year-old Enzo, enjoyed the petting zoo.

Colin Enos, of Braden Woods, crouches for a picture with the Easter Bunny alongside his wife, Gillian, and son, Jackson.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Colin Enos, of Braden Woods, crouches for a picture with the Easter Bunny alongside his wife, Gillian, and son, Jackson.

Aelish Carter, of Rye Wilderness, considers the texture of the plastic egg in her mouth.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Aelish Carter, of Rye Wilderness, considers the texture of the plastic egg in her mouth.

Observer Media Group's Toni Perren and Lori Ruth engaged with hundreds of guests who guessed at jellybeans and picked up coloring pages.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Observer Media Group's Toni Perren and Lori Ruth engaged with hundreds of guests who guessed at jellybeans and picked up coloring pages.

Edgewater's Meg Fant brought her daughter, Natalie, along for the Easter festivities.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Edgewater's Meg Fant brought her daughter, Natalie, along for the Easter festivities.

Children lined the soccer fields at Greenbrook Adventure Park in anticipation of the Easter Egg Hunt.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Children lined the soccer fields at Greenbrook Adventure Park in anticipation of the Easter Egg Hunt.

West Bradenton's Rex Templeton, Joseph Reeb and Milo Templeton grin in excitement.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

West Bradenton's Rex Templeton, Joseph Reeb and Milo Templeton grin in excitement.

Greenbrook's Sofia Pomales had her bucket ready to go for the Easter Egg Hunt.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Greenbrook's Sofia Pomales had her bucket ready to go for the Easter Egg Hunt.

Riverwalk Ridge's Alexis and Bryce Gindoff couldn't have been more eager to get to collecting the eggs.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Riverwalk Ridge's Alexis and Bryce Gindoff couldn't have been more eager to get to collecting the eggs.

Thousands of eggs in the field were ready to be picked up by excited kids.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Thousands of eggs in the field were ready to be picked up by excited kids.

When the time came, kids swarmed the field.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

When the time came, kids swarmed the field.

The children could not contain their energy.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

The children could not contain their energy.

Parents trailed behind the children flying across the field.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Parents trailed behind the children flying across the field.

It didn't take long for the children to collect 27,000 eggs.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

It didn't take long for the children to collect 27,000 eggs.

Some parents helped pick up eggs with the younger children.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Some parents helped pick up eggs with the younger children.

Allison and Ryan Rothhaar gathered quite a haul.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Allison and Ryan Rothhaar gathered quite a haul.

Greenbrook's Ian Carroway, Luisa Elizalde and Olivia Carroway assess their treasure after the hunt.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Greenbrook's Ian Carroway, Luisa Elizalde and Olivia Carroway assess their treasure after the hunt.

Greenbrook's Landon McAfee and Brielle Short counted their eggs together.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Greenbrook's Landon McAfee and Brielle Short counted their eggs together.

Benjamin and Davis Caldwell, of Sarasota Springs, repurposed some of the empty eggs as tools to dig in the sand.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Benjamin and Davis Caldwell, of Sarasota Springs, repurposed some of the empty eggs as tools to dig in the sand.

Donna Moore, of Cypress Creek Estates, helped her son, Mason Moore, open and count his eggs.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Donna Moore, of Cypress Creek Estates, helped her son, Mason Moore, open and count his eggs.

After the Easter Egg Hunt, some visitors enjoyed dancing the "Cupid Shuffle."

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

After the Easter Egg Hunt, some visitors enjoyed dancing the "Cupid Shuffle."

North Port resident Rustaam Hurd helps young Milena open an egg before the K9-Unit's show.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

North Port resident Rustaam Hurd helps young Milena open an egg before the K9-Unit's show.

Deputy Keith Sutton demonstrates the power of K9 Phantom.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Deputy Keith Sutton demonstrates the power of K9 Phantom.

The Manatee County Sheriff's office demonstration includes giving the audience an up-close look at the brace the officers wear for protection during demonstrations.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

The Manatee County Sheriff's office demonstration includes giving the audience an up-close look at the brace the officers wear for protection during demonstrations.

Volunteer Ann Trick (right) helps Lakewood Ranch resident Gunner Muth, 4,with arts and crafts.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 |

Volunteer Ann Trick (right) helps Lakewood Ranch resident Gunner Muth, 4,with arts and crafts.

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