The Easter Bunny is set to officially arrive on Sunday, April 9th, however, there are plenty of Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Events happening throughout Metro Detroit to enjoy beforehand. Find all of the Easter activities near you and start making plans.
EASTER EGG EGG-STRAVAGANZA
@ Blake Farms – Sunday, April 2
Grab your family and get ready for a fun filled Easter themed Day at Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill in Armada! Hop through the orchard and fill your basket with bright colored eggs, snap a photo with the Easter Bunny and fill up on Easter treats from the Cider Mill or sit down and enjoy a meal inside Blake’s Tasting Room. You don’t want to miss this family fun day sure to produce cherished family memories.
EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE
@ Lake Erie Metropark – Saturday, April 8
Hippity, hoppity Easter’s on its way! Hop on over to Lake Erie Metropark for an egg hunt. Enjoy crafts, games and more during this festive spring program for the kids.
SENSORY FRIENDLY VISIT WITH THE BUNNY
@ Brownstown Event Center – Saturday, April 1
This event is for individuals who have Autism, sensory issues and other special needs. Families and caretakers welcome. We will have a slow paced sensory friendly egg gathering, crafts, bunny’s and other activities inside the event center. If weather permits some activity may be outside. Activities will be ongoing from 10am-12pm
EASTER BUNNY BREAKFAST
@ Summit on the Park – Saturday, April 1
Enjoy strolling entertainment and a visit and picture with your favorite furry egg-toting friend. During the breakfast, kids can visit with the Bunny and create a bunny craft. All children will receive a holiday souvenir, crayons, and placemat. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Summit on the Park or online.
@ Civic Center Park – Saturday, March 25
Children will experience fun Easter games, petting the adorable farm animals, and hunting for eggs at this special event. The Easter Bunny will be joining us for this wonderful family gathering and your child can have their picture taken with him, so don’t forget to bring your camera!
BUNNY TRAIL EGG HUNT
@ Williams Nature Center – Saturday, April 8
Grab your family and get ready to hit the trail searching for hidden eggs! Have a picture taken with Mr. Bunny along the way. We will even have stops just for the dogs of the family too. They can sniff out their own hidden eggs along the way.
EASTER BUNNY PICTURES
@ Fairlane Mall – March 17 – April 8
Hop on over to Fairlane Town Center to visit the Easter Bunny – reservations not required.
EASTER FUN FEST
@Heilmann Recreation Center – Saturday, April 8
Celebrate Easter weekend at the Heilmann Recreation Center on Saturday, April 8th from 12pm to 4pm. The FREE family event will feature fun activities for everyone to enjoy including carnival rides, Bunny Land, Kid Zone with inflatables, video game truck, kiddie disco and more!
FLASHLIGHT EASTER EGG HUNT
@ Hudson Mills Activity Center – Friday, April 7
Join us for a special, nighttime Easter event. Our trails will be illuminated with colorful lights as older kids enjoy the added challenge of an Easter egg scavenger hunt in the dark. Bring a basket or bag and a flashlight to help search for the eggs in hidden spots along the trail. The scavenger hunt will cover a trail that has an uneven mixed gravel surface with minimal grade changes. Ages: Children ages 8 – 16. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
EASTER EGG HUNT
@ Hudson Mills Activity Center – Saturday, April 8
Bring the kids out to hunt for Easter eggs on our festive, egg-cellent adventure! Come for a unique spin on the traditional Easter egg hunt. Kids will search for eggs in decorated Easter themed areas. No pushing or shoving for your children to collect their eggs, each participant leaves with the same number of eggs. Don’t forget your camera to capture a photo of the Easter Bunny hard at work preparing for Easter. Bring a basket or bag to collect your eggs. The path is approximately ¼ mile and covers a paved and grass trail.
@ Heritage Park – Sunday, April 2
Hop on down the bunny trail to search for your eggs, stop at treat stations along the way to collect fun prizes. Take your photo with the Bunny in the Red Barn and even paint an egg!
EASTER EGG HUNT
@ Garden City Parks & Recreation – Saturday, April 8
There will be 3 different age groups; 3 & under, 4-6, and 7-10, to search for over 12,000+ eggs. Each age groups will have 15 “magical eggs” to turn in for a special prize! Easter Bunny arrives at 9:15am; the hunt begins at 9:30am! Free event! Bring your own bag/basket! No need to register!
PHOTOS WITH THE EASTER BUNNY
@ The Ford House – Sunday, April 2
That beloved bunny will join us on April 2 in the St. Clair room for a day of photos and fun. Come decorate an Easter egg drawing and grab a goody bag after taking your child’s photo. Spots are limited to the first 100 ticket buyers. This event will sell out.
@ Grosse Pointe War Memorial – Sunday, April 2
Surprise your little one with a visit from the Easter Bunny while you enjoy a delicious Sunday morning brunch with your family. Put on your Easter Bonnet and we will provide a beautiful, Easter-inspired environment. Be sure your camera is fully charged for a Bunny photo with your child. An Egg Scavenger Hunt through the Alger House follows the brunch. Reservations must be made in advance.
LAKE ORION/ORION TOWNSHIP
@ Orion Center – Saturday, March 18
Spring is in the air! Hop on over for a photo visit with a special bunny, craft project and egg hunt. Remember to bring your basket, youth will be broken down by age for the egg hunt. Pre-registration required, spaces are limited. Children in carriers and adults with registered participants are free.\
@ Canterbury Village – April 1, 2, 7 & 8
Come out to Canterbury Village for an afternoon of fun and adventure. The shops will have kids’ Easter activities throughout the afternoon include crafts, lawn ames, and selfie photos with the bunny. The moment we’ve all been waiting for arrives! Bring your baskets, find eggs, and then choose which shops to trade them in at for candy and other cool prizes! You will find great purchases, presents, and deals at our vendors and shops. And don’t forget to hop down to Yates Cider Mill & check out the petting zoo.
@ Kirksey Recreation Center – Sunday, April 2
Come to our NEW Bunny Hop 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at the Kirksey Recreation Center for a fun Easter-themed afternoon where you will stuff a new bunny friend to take home, get photos with the Easter Bunny, enjoy arts and crafts, and play bunny hop game for sweet eatable prizes.
EASTER PHOTOS WITH LIVE ANIMALS
@ Family Farm and Home – Saturday, April 1
Visit the petting farm and get Easter photos for $5 each.
@ Maybury Farm – Saturday, April 15
Join us as we celebrate spring with the annual festival! Enjoy egg hunts, face painting, seed planting, crafts, coloring, fun costumed characters, food trucks and our new farm animals!
@ Fuerst Park – Sunday, April 2
Head to Fuerst Park for an afternoon of hunting for eggs, petting farm, crafts and visit with the Easter Bunny!
FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNT
@ Oxford Public Library – Thursday, April 6
An egg hunt with a twist– you’ll need your flashlights to hunt in the dark! Don’t forget to check your batteries and bring a basket to collect your eggs. Turn eggs in for prizes– find the special egg to win the grand prize!
EASTER BUNNY BONANZA
@ Seymour Park – Saturday, April 8
The event will begin with an Easter Egg Hunt followed by the Ping-Pong Ball Drop. The bunny chopper will fly over and shower the kids with thousands of white Ping-Pong Balls. Each child will receive a special gift!
@ Schell Family Farm – Sunday, April 2
Bring canned goods for Farley Food Pantry and take part in a FREE egg hunt on the farm.
@ Art Attic – Saturday, March 25 & Saturday, April 1
We cannot wait to see you and your littles for a fun egg hunt outside at The Art Attic! The hunt will start promptly at 12:50 PM. Cost is per child, ages 18 months and up. Each registered child will receive a mini art kit and about 5 eggs filled with various prizes. Please remember to bring a basket for your eggs. The bunny will be here of course! Take advantage of the photo ops before or after the hunt.
EASTER EGG HUNT
@ Ray Township Park – Saturday, April 1
Come out and bring your family. In addition to our usual egg hunt, we will have the Easter Bunny available for pictures.
TODDLER EASTER SCRAMBLE
@ Wolcott Mill Farm Center – Saturday, April 1
Hippity hop on over to the Farm Center for this egg-citing program, especially for the little ones. Visit with the Easter Bunny, get creative in the craft area and scramble for Easter eggs on the front lawn of the Farmhouse. A snack and drink will be included for the children.
FARM EGG SCRAMBLE
@ Wolcott Mill Farm Center – Sunday, April 2
Come out to the farm for this one of a kind egg-stravaganza. Rosco the Clown will be our master of ceremonies as children will scramble for colorful candy and prize filled eggs scattered by the thousands. Be sure to visit with the Easter Bunny or take part in the coloring contest for a chance to win fun prizes too.
EASTER EGG HUNT
@ Riverview Community High School – Friday, March 24
Join the community for an Easter Egg hunt.
EASTER EGG HUNT
@ Rochester Municipal Park – Saturday, April 1
The Easter Bunny will be joining us for this wonderful family gathering! Your child can have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny, so don’t forget to bring your camera! Small games and activities will be provided. This event will be held at Rochester Municipal Park by the Kiwanis Shelter (green shelter) near the Rochester Police Department.
EASTER EGG HUNT
@ Rochester Play – Saturday, April 8
Bring a basket and collect eggs at Rochester Play. There will be free crafts and treats included! Tickets required and the event will sell out.
EASTER EGG HUNT
@ Romulus Senior Center – Saturday, April 1
Bring your baskets to collect eggs and take a photo with the Easter Bunny!
BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY
@ Romeo Masonic Temple – Saturday, April 8
Enjoy a delicious breakfast of pancakes, eggs & sausage while visiting with the Easter Bunny! See ‘The Amazing Clark’ our strolling comedy magician and ‘Tootsee the Clown’ will be making balloon sculptures.
NATURAL EGG DYING
@ Stony Creek Metropark – Saturday, April 1
Let’s create some beautifully colored eggs you’ll be proud to display! You’ll learn how to use natural items to create dyes, then discover some creative ways to decorate your eggs. We will supply all materials (including hard boiled eggs) and tools needed to bring home some beautifully decorated eggs.
@ Crystal Gardens – Saturday, March 25
You’re invited to the Easter Eggstravaganza presented by Laurel’s Princess Parties taking place at Crystal Gardens in Southgate, MI. Enjoy an Easter Experience like no other with a Formal Spring Brunch and Egg Hunt. Live Show from 8 characters, delicious brunch served, Easter Egg Hunt, dance party and more!
@ Market Center Park – Saturday, April 1
Make sure to add the Children’s Easter Egg Hunt to your calendar if you have little ones aged 2-12. Meet the Easter Bunny, collect eggs, and enter for the chance to win Easter Baskets full of goodies.
EASTER EGG HUNT
@ New Points Church – Saturday, April 1
Tickets are not required. We will have the Easter Bunny Here to take pictures. 12,000 plus eggs and TONS of prizes to wins
TAYLOR BUNNY TRAIL
@ Heritage Park – Saturday, April 1
The Taylor Bunny Trail will feature visits with famous characters from “Alice in Wonderland” and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny.
PETTING FARM BUNNY BASH
@ Heritage Park – Saturday, April 8
Take a walk through the petting farm and meet all our favorite long-eared friends! Our hoppy companions can’t wait to meet you.
PANCAKES WITH THE EASTER BUNNY
@ Trenton Fire Department Station 1 – March 26
Join us for our biggest annual event, Pancakes with the Easter Bunny! This is our biggest and most popular event that has been going on for well over a decade. Come visit our historic fire station and enjoy breakfast! This is a free event but donations are accepted.
@ Stronghold Church – April 1
Join us for our annual FREE, family-friendly Easter event! “HOP” in any time between 10am-12pm! All activities will be open the full 2 hours so come at your convenience! We’ll have lots of fun Easter stations for your kids to enjoy – PLUS coffee and treats for the parents.
EASTER EGG HUNT
@ Westfield Activity Center – April 8
Please join us April 8th at 10am -11:30am for the FREE Community Easter Egg Hunt at Westfield Activities Center. There will be pictures with the Easter Bunny, refreshments and goodie bags.
VILLAGE EGG HUNT
@ Troy Historic Village – March 24 & 25
Hop on over for an EGGStra special day at the Village! Collect eggs to trade for goodies, make a craft, get your exercise with our HOPstacle course, and more!
SPRING FLING EGG HUNT
@ Marshbank Park – Thursday, April 6
All the eggs are split and scrambled up! It’s your job to put them back together and turn them in for a treat! Bring a basket to carry your goodies in and a camera to take a picture with Mr. Bunny. A petting farm and train ride will also be available at the event.
EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE ALONG THE TRAIL
@ Indian Springs Metropark – Saturday, April 1
Hit the trails with us for a fun afternoon for the whole family! Participants will search for eggs hidden in themed locations along the trail. Keep an eye out for our favorite busy bunny getting ready for Easter. Bring your camera to capture photos along the way. Please bring a basket or bag to collect your eggs. This program is geared toward families with children 10 years and under. The path is approximately .25 mile and covers paved, grass, or gravel surfaces.
EGG HUNT & BUNNY FUN
@ Gilbert Willis Park – Sunday, April 2
The Easter Bunny will hop into Wixom with lots of candy filled eggs for children to hunt in this traditional Easter Egg Hunt. No registration required.
@ Downtown- Saturday, April 1
Sweet Arrangements is organizing another family friendly event for Downtown Wyandotte! Much like the cookie walk in November, a walking card is purchased for $15 and each participant will pick up an “Easter goodie” at participating businesses that will be either a decorated sugar cookie, rice crispy treat, chocolates or a goody filled easter egg. Along with sweets, gift cards and Downtown Dollars will also be hidden around town.
EASTER EGG HUNT
@ American Legion Post 217 – Sunday, April 2
Come have fun with an Easter Egg Hunt, Activities and Pictures with the Easter Bunny.
Photo credit: West Bloomfield Parks