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Family Easter Egg Hunts & Seasonal Events in Southeast Michigan

Leading up to the Sunday holiday on April 20, 2014 (and even that day), find tons of local fun events for the kids. Get the scoop in the Metro Parent roundup.

The Easter Bunny is on his way to help you celebrate the season! There are plenty of eggs, goodies and more to enjoy this year, through Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Kids, grab a basket to fill at one of the many activities in your area. We've compiled a list of some of the coolest events in southeast Michigan. Take a peek at the details here – and be sure to register in advance, as many of the events do fill up.

Polish Egg Decorating at Polish Art Center

March 1-30, 2014 (Saturdays and Sundays)

  • Address: 9539 Joseph Campau St., Hamtramck
  • Phone: 888-619-9771
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, noon-3 p.m. Sundays
  • Cost: $20

At this Hamtramck spot, kids ages 7-plus can learn how to decorate an Easter egg using the traditional Eastern European style.

Egg Stravaganza at Macomb Township Recreation Center

March 29, 2014

  • Address: 20699 Macomb St., Macomb Township
  • Phone: 586-992-2900
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday
  • Cost: $4 resident, $9/nonresident

Hit the Hippity-Hop Trail and visit with the Easter Bunny as well as make crafts, play games and bounce on the inflatables – oh, don't forget to visit and pet the live farm animals! Tickets must be purchased by March 24.

Bunny Lunch at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

March 29, 2014

  • Address: 713 S. Main St., Frankenmuth
  • Phone: 989-652-7200
  • Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $15

Road trip alert! Head to Frankenmuth for this meal, which includes a visit with the Easter Bunny, a magic show and more. Plus, kids will learn about the German Easter tradition of Osterbrunnen.

Pee Wee Eggstravaganza at Franklin Athletic Club

April 2, 2014

  • Address: 29350 Northwestern Highway, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-352-8000
  • Time: 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday
  • Cost: free/members, $12/family (nonmembers)

There's tons of fun in store for families including inflatables, music and activities with Ms. Lori, and of course, an egg hunt with prizes. Pre-register via email for this event by March 28.

Saline Spring Craft Show

April 5, 2014

  • Address: 7190 N. Maple Road, Saline
  • Phone: 734-429-5922
  • Time: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $3/person, free/ages 5 and under

Spring is in the air – and along with it is the first of many craft shows to come! This annual event features more than 150 crafters from Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for the kiddies, as well.

Easter Parade Movie Screening at Senate Theater

April 5, 2014

  • Address: 6424 Michigan Ave., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-894-0850
  • Time: 8 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $5/person

Catch a screening of this film from 1948 that stars Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. There's live pre-show music, too, and a free walking tour of the theater organ after the movie.

Easter Egg Scramble at Stony Creek Metropark

April 5, 2014

  • Address: 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-781-9113
  • Time: 1 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $4/child

Easter Bunny visits, searching for goodies, crafts and more are in store at this Macomb County Metropark. Pre-registration is required.

 

Spring Scavenger Hunt at the Warren Civic Center Library

April 7, 2014

  • Address: 1 City Square, Suite 100, Warren
  • Phone: 586-751-0770
  • Time: 1-7 p.m. Monday
  • Cost: Free

Drop-in anytime during this event, pick up a scavenger form and start searching the library for some hidden eggs. If you find an egg, you'll get a reward!

Easter Egg Scramble at Willow Metropark

April 12, 2014

  • Address: 17845 Savage Road, Belleville
  • Phone: 734-697-9181
  • Time: 10 a.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $5/advance ticket, $7/park vehicle entry

Register is advance for this event, which features crafts, games, candy and more. Tickets tend to sell out fast!

Egg Hunt Hullabaloo at Van Buren Township Hall

April 12, 2014

  • Address: 46425 Tyler Road, Van Buren Township
  • Phone: 734-699-8900
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday
  • Cost: $7/resident, $8/nonresident

Visit Baloo the Bunny, enjoy a pancake treat and then head outside for the egg hunt. The egg hunt will be divided into three age groups: toddler-5 years old, 6-9 years old and ages 10-plus.

Open Barn and Egg Hunt at Charles L. Bowers School Farm

April 12, 2014

  • Address: 1219 E. Square Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-341-6475
  • Time: 12:30 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: Free/admission and some activities, $4/egg hunt

Pony rides, games and crafts, wagon rides and more are in store. Kids also get the chance to bottle-feed the goats – and choose from four times to take part in the egg hunt.

Easter Egg Scramble at River Bends Park

April 12, 2014

  • Address: 5700 22 Mile Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-731-0300
  • Time: 1 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: Free

The hunt is on! Kids ages 3-10 are welcome to search for goody-filled eggs – plus a few golden ones. Must bring your own basket. Parents, feel free to bring a camera to take your child's picture with the Easter bunny. Ages 3-5 hunt at 1 p.m., followed by ages 6-10 at 2 p.m.

Eggstravaganza at MSU Tollgate Farm

April 12, 2014

  • Address: 12 Mile and Meadowbrook roads, Novi
  • Phone: 248-347-0400
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday
  • Cost: $8

Register by April 10 for this event, which features egg hunts (separated my age groups), a petting farm, pictures with the Easter bunny and more.

RARA Easter Egg Hunt at Rochester Park

April 12, 2014

  • Address: 608 Seventh St., Rochester
  • Phone: 248-656-8308
  • Time: 10:15 a.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $5.50-$7

Kids ages 4 and under hunt for eggs at 10:15 a.m., followed by kids ages 5-11 at 11:30 a.m. After the egg hunt, take a picture with the Easter Bunny! Parents, be sure to bring your camera for the photos. Register by Friday, April 4.

Easter Eggstravaganza at Heritage Park

April 12, 2014

  • Address: 1010 S. Canton Center Road, Canton
  • Phone: 734-394-5460
  • Time: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $5/family

Kids ages 11 and under are split into two groups to hunt for eggs. There'll be other entertainment inside the gym at the Summit on the Park, too.

Easter Bunny Breakfast at Summit on the Park

April 12, 2014

  • Address: 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton
  • Phone: 734-394-5460
  • Time: 9-11 a.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $15-$20/ages 13-plus, $10-$13/ages 4-12, $4-$5/ages 3 and under

Pre-register (by 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 6) for this breakfast buffet. There's live entertainment, too.

 

Easter Bunny Lunch at Shelby Community Center

April 12, 2014

  • Address: 5170 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-323-2478
  • Time: 11 a.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $7/residents, $12/nonresidents

Pizza, salad and the Easter Bunny! It's the perfect party for kids ages 10 and under. Parents, bring your cameras to capture memories. Register by Saturday, April 5.

Easter Egg Scramble at Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter

April 13, 2014

  • Address: 8801 N. Territorial Road, Dexter
  • Phone: 734-426-8211
  • Time: noon-2 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $4/advance tickets, $6/at door (ages 12 and under)

The Barnyard Express animal show and face painting are among the highlights at this egg hunt, which also gives kids the chance to meet the Easter Bunny.

Bunnies and Awesome Egg Dyeing at Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve

April 13, 2014

  • Address: 333 N. Hill Circle, Rochester
  • Phone: 248-656-0999
  • Time: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $6/members, $8/nonmembers, $20-$24/family

Kids can dye eggs and then meet a real bunny! You must register by Sunday, April 6.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Grosse Pointe War Memorial

April 13, 2014

  • Address: 32 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Phone: 313-881-7511
  • Time: 10:30 a.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $18

Families will enjoy a family-style breakfast, plus a make-your-own-sundae bar. After you've filled up, head to the lakeside lawn for an egg hunt, which will be divided by age group. Be sure to register by April 11 or as early as possible.

EGG-citing Easter Event at Burgess Shadbush Nature Center

April 13, 2014

  • Address: 4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-323-2478
  • Time: 1-4 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $4/child

Bring six hardboiled eggs and a bag to this event – where kids ages 3-plus will decorate eggs before going on an egg hunt. Plus, they'll meet the Easter Bunny. Be sure to register in advance.

Macy's 2nd Monday at Henry Ford Museum

April 14, 2014

  • Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-982-6001
  • Time: 10 a.m. Monday
  • Cost: $17/ages 13-61, $12.50/ages 5-12, free/ages 4 and under

Swing on by for an "Easter Celebration" theme just for preschool kids. The activities include a game, make-and-takes, stories and more.

Pippin Puppets at Royal Oak Public Library

April 15, 2014

  • Address: 222 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-246-3725
  • Time: 7-8 p.m. Tuesday
  • Cost: Free

Rob Papineau's Pippin Puppets presents The Bunny Funnies! It's a story of basket-making, runaway eggs, an Easter-related fashion show and the search for the Easter Bunny. The presentation is for ages 3-plus – and space is limited to 100 people, so register ASAP.

Fun on the Farm: Egg Scramble at Kensington Metropark Farm Center

April 17, 2014

  • Address: 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford
  • Phone: 248-684-8632
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Cost: $5/person, free/children under 12 months old

Little tykes will have loads of fun at this Metropark farm center as they scurry to find as many eggs as possible. Plus, they'll have the chance to visit with the Easter Bunny. Pre-registration is required.

Spring Fling Egg Hunt at Drake Sports (Younger Kids)

April 17, 2014

  • Address: 6801 Drake Road, West Bloomfield
  • Phone: 248-451-1900
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. Thursday
  • Cost: $10/residents, $12/non-residents

Kids ages 1-6 can hunt for eggs filled with toys and goodies. Mr. and Mrs. Bunny will be there for kids to meet, too, so be sure to bring your camera for photo opportunities. This event is a sell-out, so advance registration is recommended. Early registration ends April 10; then the price goes up $5.

 

Spring Fling Flashlight Egg Hunt at Drake Sports Park (Older Kids)

April 17, 2014

  • Address: 6801 Drake Road, West Bloomfield
  • Phone: 248-451-1900
  • Time: 8:30 p.m. Thursday
  • Cost: $10/residents, $12/non-residents

That same day, the older kids – ages 6-11 – are welcome to collect goodies, too. Be sure to pack a flashlight to ensure you can see in the dark (don't want to miss extra goodies!). This event also happens rain or shine. Early registration ends April 10; then the price goes up.

Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt at Mill Pond Park

April 17, 2014

  • Address: 495 Broadway, Davisburg
  • Phone: 248-846-6558
  • Time: 8-9:30 p.m. Thursday
  • Cost: $10

Bring a flashlight and a container to collect eggs at nighttime. For ages 10-17. Door prizes, pizza and drink included. Register by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 17.

The Great Marshmallow Drop at Catalpa Oaks

April 18, 2014

  • Address: Catalpa Drive, just west of Greenfield Road, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-424-7081
  • Time: 10-11 a.m. Friday
  • Cost: Free

It's raining marshmallows! Yup, 15,000 of them to be exact. Catch them and get a prize. Kids will be divided into three age categories.

Easter Egg Hunt and Mill Pond Park

April 18, 2014

  • Address: 495 Broadway, Davisburg
  • Phone: 248-846-6558
  • Time: 11 a.m. Friday
  • Cost: $5/residents, $7/nonresidents

The egg hunts are split into two age groups: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for ages 4 and under, and 2-4 p.m. for ages 5-12. Bring a basket – and dress for this ever-changing Michigan weather – to collect candy- or toy-filled eggs. Register by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 17.

Eggstravaganza at Franklin Athletic Club

April 18, 2014

  • Address: 29350 Northwestern Highway, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-352-8000
  • Time: 10 a.m. Friday
  • Cost: free/members, $5/nonmembers (children)

Fun on the inflatables is followed by two different egg hunts for candy and prizes: 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 1-4, followed by ages 5-11 at 10:30-11 a.m. Registration for this event ends on April 16; register via email.

Easter Egg Hunt at Connection Church

April 18, 2014

  • Address: 3855 Sheldon Road, Canton
  • Phone: 734-397-1777
  • Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday
  • Cost: Free

This Canton church hosts an Easter egg hunt for kids ages 2-11.

Bunnyville at Detroit Zoo

April 18-19, 2014

  • Address: 8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-541-5717
  • Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
  • Cost: $8/admission with non-perishable food item for Gleaners Community Food Bank

This annual shebang returns to the zoo and include two days of treats, games, live entertainment, crafts, a golden egg hunt and much more. Plus, catch The Bunny Follies at noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

5K Rabbit Run and Bunny Hop at Washington Township Offices

April 19, 2014

  • Address: 57900 Van Dyke Ave., Washington Township
  • Phone: 586-212-1673
  • Time: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday
  • Cost: $10 and $20

Head to Macomb County for this run, which was formerly known as the Apple Blossom Run. There's a kids Bunny Hop and a 5K run to choose from.

Spring Eggstravaganza at Leslie Science & Nature Center

April 19, 2014

  • Address: 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-997-1553
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday
  • Cost: $8/person, $30/family

Kids take off on a scavenger hunt along the trails. Try to find one of the few golden eggs on the way, too, and you could get a special prize. After the hunt, you'll hear stories by a campfire, meet some animals and more. Space is limited, so be sure to pre-register for this event.

Egg-stravaganza at Maybury State Park

April 19, 2014

  • Address: 20145 Beck Road, Northville
  • Phone: 248-349-8390
  • Time: 11 a.m. Saturday
  • Cost: Free/event, $11/state recreation passport for entry

Participate in the egg scramble for the chance to win some cool prizes. After that, kids will meet Smokey Bear and the Easter Bunny, plus play games and get their faces painted.

Egg Hunt at Rotary Park

April 19, 2014

  • Address: Six Mile and Hubbard roads, Livonia
  • Phone: 734-466-2900
  • Time: noon
  • Cost: Free

Kids ages 10 and under – along with a parent – search for eggs from the Easter Bunny. Registration is 10:30-11:30 a.m. on the day of the event.

Skate with the Easter Bunny at Novi Ice Arena

April 19, 2014

  • Address: 42400 Nick Lidstrom Drive, Novi
  • Phone: 248-347-0460
  • Time: 3-4:50 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $4/resident, $5/nonresident, $3/skate rental

Ice skate with the Easter Bunny just before the holiday at this Oakland County spot. You can win some prizes, too.

Spring Egg-venture at Independence Oaks Park

April 19, 2014

  • Address: 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston
  • Phone: 248-858-0916
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday
  • Cost: $5/person

Kids will hear stories about animals that lay eggs – and even get the chance to meet a few! Plus, take a hike, dye some eggs and more. Register in advance for this event.

Easter Egg Scramble at Lake Erie Metropark

April 19, 2014

  • Address: 32481 W. Jefferson Ave., Brownstown
  • Phone: 734-379-5020, ext. 6836
  • Time: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $5/person, $7/vehicle park entry

An egg hunt, crafts, a petting zoo and more are in store at this annual pre-Easter event. There are 100 spots for each time slot, so be sure to register ASAP, as the tickets go fast.

Easter Brunch at King's Court Castle at Old World Canterbury Village

April 20, 2014

  • Address: 2325 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-391-1900
  • Time: 11 a.m. Sunday
  • Cost: Food: $22.95/adults, $10.95/ages 5-12

It's a family feast, followed by an egg hunt, visits with the Easter Bunny and a clown show. Space is limited; register ASAP.

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