Easter Dining and Events on Anna Maria Island 2018

March 27, 2018 By Tammy DeLosh

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Easter means something different to everyone. To us it is a celebration of the Risen Savior, starting with Worship and then time to enjoy family and friends. If you have children, maybe and egg hunt, and  gift exchange , along with family time, with a meal to celebrate. If you are on Anna Maria Island this Easter, check these local areas of interest to plan your Holiday.

Egg Hunt and activities:

Sandbar Restaurant~is hosting and annual egg hunt,  with contests and prizes. Beginning at 8:30 am Saturday March 31.

Learn More here. Feel free to stay for Beach fun and patio dining. Just a short stroll or trolley ride from most of our Anna Maria Island Vacation Rental Homes .





Sunday Sunrise services: The annual sunrise service on Easter Sunday at Manatee County Public Beach. All area churches join together to bring in a united service. This year’s Sermon title, fittingly, is “Early in the morning,” she said. Early in the morning is when Mary discovered the tomb of Jesus Christ was empty, according to Christian faith. Come early and bring a flashlight, to navigate prior to sunrise. Wear Layers to prepare for changing temperatures and bring a beach chair or blanket for seating. Map The Free Island Trolley starts at 6 am

For Dining :

Harry’s Continental Kitchen on Longboat key is Offing it’s traditional Easter Brunch, serving Lamb and fixings from 11am – 4:45pm. Also they offer take out trays for( those of you who choose to eat in the privacy of your beach home) as well as take and bake meals. Exquisite  cuisine from all over the world. This upscale dining experience offers indoor and patio seating options. Video tour. Make your Reservations at: 941.383.0777

The Waterfront Restaurant ~ If you’re are staying on the North end of Anna Maria, this Island favorite restaurant, will be serving on Easter Sunday. Our regular menu is based on the finest products we can find and updated seasonally. They are prepared in classic form, with emphasis on fresh, natural flavors.  Most customers will recognize favorites – piccata, au Poivre, pesto, mojo, and others. Located at 111 South Bay Blvd. Anna Maria, FL 34216. Call and Reserve your table at 941-778-1515

Selby Gardens~Celebrate Easter Sunday with a buffet brunch catered by Michael’s On East, a leisurely egg hunt and children’s activities and family photos with the Easter Bunny from The Fancy Booth, all overlooking beautiful Sarasota Bay. Multiple seatings are available from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Michael’s on the Bay at Selby Gardens. A springtime holiday menu includes a carving station, omelets made to order and a dessert bar.

Pier 22 ~In Downtown Bradenton on the water. Everything you can imagine in Premier dining and elegance is waiting.  The special limited Easter menu features our popular prime rib dinner slow cooked and hand carved with au jus, horseradish cream, mashed potatoes and asparagus. Delectable appetizers like mussels and bleu, lamb lollipops, and escargot can be found on the menu, as well as an Omelet station. . Other offerings include seafood favorites like Alaskan King Crab, lobster tails, and a surf and turf selection. A full rack of lamb, roast duckling and Pork Osso Bucco are also available. The full dessert menu will be served during Easter dinner and now includes homemade Tiramisu! 1200 1st Ave West, Bradenton, FL 34205 Reservations are strongly recommended.941-748-8087. Easy drive from these Vacation Rental Homes.

The Sandbar~Serving Brunch from 10-1, with regular menu the after. Enjoy beachfront dining on Anna Maria Island, to award winning seafood, Featuring live Jazz. Ride the Free Trolley or walk from your Vacation Rental Home. The Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria, FL 34216

Sign of the Mermaid~ Open from 9am- 2 pm for breakfast and lunch, reopening for Dinner at from 5-9. Take the Island Trolley for easy parking 9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria Island FL  Phone 941-778-9399. Don’t forget to order

The Beach House~ Will be serving dinner from the menu all day, beach front on the new Deck patio seating, or indoor in the updated Dining room. 200 Gulf Drive North • Bradenton Beach, FL 34217 • (941) 779-2222

Bridge Street Bistro~ Open from 1-8pm serving dinner from the menu with Traditional Easter items added.  Elegant dining with friendly service and extraordinary cuisine. Enjoy the water view from the upper level. and stay for a sunset stroll along the beach.  111 Gulf Drive South Bradenton Beach, FL 34217. Make your Reservations at (941) 782-1122.


God bless you all with good food, good friends and amazing beach sunsets. Happy Easter, from your friends @BeachRentals.Mobi.

Enjoy some of our favorite Praise songs, as you reflect on God’s Great love for you and have a Blessed day.

Christ our Lord has Risen today. 

Holy, Holy Holy Lord God Almighty.

Worthy Is the Lamb

You are my King





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