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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.

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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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