Family Easter Egg Hunts & Seasonal Events in Southeast Michigan

Leading up to the Sunday holiday on April 5, 2015 (and even that day), find tons of local fun events for the kids. Get the scoop in the Metro Parent roundup.

Easter Egg Hunts in Southeast Michigan

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 1-22, 2015 (Saturdays and Sundays)

  • Address: 9539 Joseph Campau St., Hamtramck
  • Phone: 888-619-9771
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, noon-2 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. Pre-register via www.polartcenter.com.

Pee Wee Eggstravaganza at Franklin Athletic Club

March 18, 2015

  • Address: 29350 Northwestern Highway, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-352-8000
  • Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Cost: free/members, $5/child, $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. Call to pre-register.

EGG Stravaganza at Macomb Township Recreation Center

March 21, 2015

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

Hit the Hippity Hop Trail and visit with the Easter Bunny, as well as make crafts, play games and bounce on the inflatables. And, don’t forget to visit and pet the live farm animals.

Bunny Lunch at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

March 21, 2015

  • Address: 713 S. Main St., Frankenmuth
  • Phone: 989-652-9941
  • Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Cost: $18/person

Road trip alert! Head to Frankenmuth for this meal, plus a chance to visit with the Easter Bunny and special activities. Kids will learn about the German Easter tradition of Osterbrunnen. Reservations and pre-payment required.

Saline Spring Craft Show at Saline Middle School

March 21, 2015

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

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

Spring Fling Egg Hunt at Drake Sports (Younger Kids)

March 27, 2015

  • Address: 6801 Drake Road, West Bloomfield
  • Phone: 248-451-1900
  • Time: 6:30 or 7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $5 residents, $7 non-residents

Kids ages 1-7 can hunt for eggs filled with toys and goodies. Mr. and Mrs. Bunny will be there for kids to meet, too. There’s a petting farm, so be sure to bring your camera for photo opportunities. This event is a sell-out, so pre-registration is recommended. Tickets are $10 at the door, if available.

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

March 27, 2015

  • Address: 6801 Drake Road, West Bloomfield
  • Phone: 248-451-1900
  • Time: 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/residents, $7/non-residents

That same day, the older kids – ages 5-12– 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. Pre-registration is recommended. Tickets are $10 at the door, if available.

Easter Egg Scramble at Stony Creek Metropark

March 28, 2015

  • Address: 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-781-9113
  • Time: 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $4/child, $7/vehicle entry

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

Easter Egg Scramble at Oakwoods Metropark

March 28, 2015

  • Address: 32911 Willow Road, New Boston
  • Phone: 734-782-3956
  • Time: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/child, $7/ park vehicle entry

Enjoy crafts, games, candy and the egg scramble. The Easter Bunny makes an appearance, too. Register ASAP in advance.

Spring Carnival at Warren Community Center

March 28, 2015

  • Address: 5460 Arden Ave., Warren
  • Phone: 586-268-8400
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: Free

Lots of fun for the whole family. Join One Garden Club for seed planting. Visit from the Easter Bunny, get a washable tattoo, jump on inflatables and more. There’s a petting zoo and a kids can catch the puppet show at 11:30 a.m.

Easter Egg Scramble at Willow Metropark

March 28, 2015

  • Address: 17845 Savage Road, Belleville
  • Phone: 734-697-9181
  • Time: 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/advance ticket, $7/vehicle entry

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

Hoppin’ Hullabaloo and Magic Show at Van Buren Township Hall

March 28, 2015

  • Address: 46425 Tyler Road, Van Buren Township
  • Phone: 734-699-8900
  • Time: 1-3:45 p.m. (3-3:45 p.m. magic show)
  • Cost: Free

Kids can make cool crafts, play fun games like the rubber duck hunt and bunny bingo – and enjoy face painting, too. Baloo the Bunny will be there to share the day with you, so don’t forget your camera.

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

March 28, 2015

  • Address: 1219 E. Square Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-341-6475
  • Time: Noon-4 p.m.
  • Cost: Free/entry, $4/egg hunt participant, small fees/some activities

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

March 28, 2015

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

Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza at Heritage Park

March 28, 2015

  • Address: 1050 S. Canton Center Road, Canton
  • Phone: 734-394-5472
  • Time: 10:30 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: $5/family

Bring the kids out to enjoy a variety of Easter and spring-themed activities! Dress for wet grounds. Kids ages 11 and under are split into two groups to hunt for eggs. Allow extra time for parking.

Easter Bunny Breakfast at Summit on the Park

March 28, 2015

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

Pre-register (by 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 21) for this breakfast buffet. There’s live entertainment, too.

Easter Bunny Lunch at Shelby Community Center

March 28, 2015

  • Address: 51690 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-731-0300
  • Time: 11 a.m.
  • Cost: $7/residents, $12/non-residents

A surprise entertainer will perform at this event – which is great for kids ages 10 and under, along with their families – at 11:00 a.m. A pizza and salad lunch with the Easter Bunny will be served around 11:15 a.m. Parents, bring your cameras to capture memories. Pre-registration is required.

Easter Egg Scramble at Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter

March 29, 2015

  • Address: 8801 N. Territorial Road, Dexter
  • Phone: 734-426-8211
  • Time: noon-2 p.m.
  • Cost: $4/advance tickets, $6/at door (ages 12 and under), $7/vehicle entry

The Barnyard Express animal show with Farmer John 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

March 29, 2015

  • Address: 333 N. Hill Circle, Rochester
  • Phone: 248-656-0999
  • Time: 10-11:30 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $6/members, $8/nonmembers, $20-$24/family

Kids can dye eggs and then meet a real bunny! Pre-Registration required.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Grosse Pointe War Memorial

March 29, 2015

  • Address: 32 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Phone: 313-881-7511
  • Time: 10:30 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: $19, free/age 1 and under

Families will enjoy a family-style breakfast, plus a make-your-own sundae bar. Bring your own booster seat, if needed. After you’ve filled up, head to the lakeside lawn for an egg hunt, which will be divided by age group. Pre-registration required.

EGG-citing Easter Event at Burgess Shadbush Nature Center

March 29, 2015

  • Address: 4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-323-2478
  • Time: 1-4 p.m.
  • 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. Meet the Easter Bunny, play games, and break open Easter egg piñatas. Parents, don’t forget your camera! Be sure to pre-register.

Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt at Mill Pond Park

April 2, 2015

  • Address: 495 Broadway, Davisburg
  • Phone: 248-846-6558
  • Time: 8-9:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $10/residents, $12/non-residents

Bring a flashlight and a container to collect eggs at night. For ages 10-17. Door prizes, pizza and drink included. Pre-registration recommended.

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

April 2, 2015

  • Address: 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford
  • Phone: 248-684-8632
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Cost: $5/person, free/under age 1

Little tykes will have loads of fun at this farm center as they scurry to find as many eggs as possible. Plus, they’ll have the chance to visit with the Easter Bunny.

The Great Marshmallow Drop at Catalpa Oaks

April 3, 2015

  • Address: Catalpa Drive, just west of Greenfield Road, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-424-7081
  • Time: 10-11 a.m.
  • 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 at Mill Pond Park

April 3, 2015

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

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. Be sure to register by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 2; tickets will not be available at the door.

Eggstravaganza at Franklin Athletic Club

April 3, 2015

  • Address: 29350 Northwestern Highway, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-352-8000
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Cost: free/members, $5/nonmembers (children), $12/family (nonmembers)

There’s tons of fun in store for families including inflatables, music, activities and of course, an egg hunt with prizes. Two egg hunts: 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 1-4, followed by ages 5-11 at 10:30-11 a.m. Pre-register 72 hours in advance. $5 walk-in fee per child if not registered.

Bunnyville at Detroit Zoo

April 3-4, 2015

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

This annual shebang returns to the zoo and includes 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.

The Great Egg Hunt Kensington Metropark Maple Beach

April 4, 2015

  • Address: 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford
  • Phone: 248-684-8632
  • Time: 11 a.m. (animal show starts at 10:30 a.m.)
  • Cost: $5/person, free/under age 1

Bring the kids for an Easter egg scramble and enjoy an animal show presented by Farmer John and The Barnyard Express. And of course, kids will get an opportunity to pose for pictures with the Easter Bunny. Early arrival is highly recommended!

Skate with the Easter Bunny at Novi Ice Arena

April 4, 2015

  • Address: 42400 Nick Lidstrom Drive, Novi
  • Phone: 248-347-1010
  • Time: 3-4:50 p.m.
  • Cost: $5, $3/skate rental

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

RARA Easter Egg Hunt at Rochester Park

April 4, 2015

  • Address: 608 Seventh St., Rochester
  • Phone: 248-656-8308
  • Time: 10:15 a.m.
  • Cost: $5

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. Pre-register before this event sells out.

Spring Eggstravaganza at Leslie Science & Nature Center

April 4, 2015

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

Kids, bring your own basket and set off on a scavenger egg hunt through the trails. When you find them, turn them in for a prize. 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.

5K Rabbit Run and Bunny Hop in Romeo

April 4, 2015

  • Address: 57900 Van Dyke Ave., Washington Township
  • Phone: 586-212-1673
  • Time: 7:30 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. half marathon, 9:15 a.m. 5K run/walk
  • Cost: $10 and $20

Head over to the Macomb Orchard Trail for this 5K Rabbit Run and kids Bunny Hop. Parking and registration will be at Amanda Moore Elementary School starting at 7:30 a.m.

Easter Egg Scramble at Lake Erie Metropark

April 4, 2015

  • Address: 32481 W. Jefferson Ave., Brownstown
  • Phone: 734-379-5020, ext. 6836
  • Time: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/person, $7/vehicle 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.

Egg Hunt at Rotary Park

April 4, 2015

  • 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.

Easter Egg Hunt at King’s Court Castle at Old World Canterbury Village

April 4, 2015

  • Address: 2325 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-391-1900
  • Time: 3 p.m.
  • Cost: free

Saturday kicks off with an egg hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny, clowns and a magic show. Show starts at 3:30 p.m. on the C-Pub Bar & Grille patio. Don’t forget to check out Easter Dinner on Sunday!

Eggstravaganza at Maybury State Park

April 4, 2015

  • Address: 20145 Beck Road, Northville
  • Phone: 248-349-8390
  • Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Cost: Free/event, $11/state recreation passport for entry

Participate in the egg scramble for the chance to win some cool prizes. Plus, play games and get their faces painted.

Easter Dinner at King’s Court Castle at Old World Canterbury Village

April 5, 2015

  • Address: 2325 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-391-1900
  • Time: 11 a.m.
  • Cost: Food: $24.95/adults, $10.95/ages 5-12, free/ages 4 and under

It’s a family feast at King’s Court Castle. Three Easter meal seating times are available: 11 a.m. and 1:30 and 4 p.m. Space is limited; register ASAP.

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  • Easter Egg hunt and skate with the Easter bunny at the Polar Palace in Lapeer on March 29th from 3-5. $3 admission plus skate rental if needed. Prizes , face painting, bake sale and more….

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