Family Events Family Easter Egg Hunts & Seasonal Events in Southeast Michigan Leading up to the Sunday holiday on March 27, 2016 (and even that day), there are tons of events in southeast Michigan. Find the right one for you – listed here! « Previous Next » Christina Clark • February 18, 2016 Read Comments (2) Tweet Hippity hop, Easter’s on its way! The Easter Bunny has been spotted around town, and there are tons of ways to celebrate his arrival in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties! Metro Parent has compiled this list of some of the coolest egg hunts, marshmallow drops and other Easter events in the area to help ease your search for the right event for your family. Check out this roundup and grab a basket to get your fill of fun and eggs for Easter 2016. Note: Take a peek at the details here – and be sure to register in advance, as many of the events do fill up. Pisanki Egg Decorating at Polish Art Center February 13-March 13, 2016 (Saturdays and Sundays) Address: 9539 Joseph Campau St., Hamtramck Phone: 888-619-9771 or 313-874-2242 Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, noon-2 p.m. Sundays Cost: $20 Kids ages 7 and up will learn how to decorate traditional Eastern European Easter eggs at this Hamtramck spot. Pre-register on the Polish Art Center’s website. Saline Spring Craft Show at Saline Middle School March 12, 2016 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 Find more than 150 booths with creations from Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio crafters. Plus, there’s a bake sale. The Easter Bunny visits this annual spring show, too. No strollers. Pee Wee Eggstravaganza at Franklin Athletic Club March 16, 2016 Address: 29350 Northwestern Highway, Southfield Phone: 248-352-8000 Time: 10-11:30 a.m. Cost: free/members, $5/family Younger kids enjoy and egg hunt with prizes and lots of family-friendly Easter fun. Pre-registration required with email@example.com. Spring Fling Egg Hunt at Drake Sports Park (Younger Kids) March 18, 2016 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 the eggs filled with toys and other goodies hidden throughout the park, visit with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, and enjoy a petting farm at this event. Tickets sell out quickly, so pre-registration is recommended. If there are extra tickets available, they will be sold for $10 at the door. Spring Fling Flashlight Egg Hunt at Drake Sports Park March 18, 2016 Address: 6801 Drake Road, West Bloomfield Phone: 248-451-1900 Time: 8:30 p.m. Cost: $5/residents, $7/non-residents This hunt is aimed at older kids, ages 5-12, and has the added difficulty of finding goody-filled Easter eggs in the dark, with the help of a flashlight. Be sure to bring your own light. Tickets sell quickly, so pre-registration is recommended. Any leftover tickets will be sold at the door for $10. Hoppin’ Hullabaloo Fun Family Dance at Van Buren Township Hall March 18, 2016 Address: 46425 Tyler Road, Van Buren Township Phone: 734-699-8900 Time: 6-8 p.m. Cost: $5/Van Buren residents, $7/non-residents The DJ spins some fun and kid-friendly music to dance to. There are spring crafts, a pizza and salad dinner, plus a chance to visit with the Easter Bunny. Don’t forget to bring your camera to remember the night. Casual attire. Register by Friday, March 11. EGG Stravaganza at Macomb Township Recreation Center March 19, 2016 Address: 20699 Macomb St., Macomb Township Phone: 586-992-2900 Time: 10 a.m.-noon Cost: $5/Macomb county resident, $10/non-resident Hit the Hippity Hop Trail and visit with Mr. E. Bunny at this Easter celebration. There will be games and crafts to do, bounce inflatables and live farm animals, too. Tickets sell fast. Registration is open until Monday, March 14, or until tickets are sold out. Bunny Lunch at Bavarian Inn Restaurant March 19, 2016 Address: 713 S. Main St., Frankenmuth Phone: 989-652-9941 Time: 11 a.m. Cost: $20/person This one’s a little farther away, but totally worth it. The Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth, Michigan’s little Bavaria, offers this annual event where kids will get to visit with the Easter Bunny, and learn about the German tradition of Osterbrunnen. There will be arts and crafts, a magic show and a lunch, too. Reservations and pre-payment required. Easter Egg Scramble at Stony Creek Metropark March 19, 2016 Address: 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township Phone: 586-781-9113 Time: 1 p.m. Cost: $6/child, $10/vehicle entry Pre-register for this Easter celebration, which features a visit with the Easter Bunny, an Easter-themed craft and, of course, an egg scramble, good for all ages. Easter Egg Scramble at Willow Metropark March 19, 2016 Address: 23200 S. Huron Road, New Boston Phone: 734-697-9181 Time: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cost: $5/child, $3/adult, $10/park vehicle entry In addition to scrambling for the most Easter eggs, kids will enjoy crafts, games and lots of candy. They might get the chance to visit with the Easter Pig, too. Purchase tickets from the nature center at Oakwoods Metropark (32911 Willow Road, New Boston). Easter Eggstravaganza at Summit on the Park March 19, 2016 Address: 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton Phone: 734-394-5376 Time: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost: $3/residents, $4/non-residents Dress for the weather and enjoy tons of Easter and spring-themed events including an Easter egg hunt. Good for kids 11 and under. Easter Bunny Breakfast at Summit on the Park March 19, 2016 Address: 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton Phone: 734-394-5472 Time: 9-11 a.m. Cost: $15.25-$18.25/ages 13-plus, $10.25-$12.25/4-12, $4.25-$5.25/2 and under Enjoy tons of your favorite breakfast foods, including pancakes, at this strolling breakfast, and eat it with the Easter Bunny. Register by Saturday, March 12. Bunny Brunch at Civic Park Senior Center March 19, 2016 Address: 15218 Farmington Road, Livonia Phone: 734-466-2200 Time: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost: $5/person There are games, crafts, snacks and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Pre-registration is required. Spring Carnival at Warren Community Center March 19, 2016 Address: 5460 Arden Ave., Warren Phone: 586-268-8400 Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: Free This family-friendly community event features washable tattoos, a puppet show, petting zoo and inflatables for kids to enjoy. You’ll even get to visit with the Easter Bunny. RARA Easter Egg Hunt at Rochester Park March 19, 2016 Address: Paint Creek Trail, behind City Hall, 400 Sixth St., Rochester Phone: 248-656-8308 Time: 10:15-11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost: $4/child Ages 1-4 get to hunt for eggs at 10:15 a.m. and older kids ages 5-11 get a crack at the fun at 11:30 a.m. There’s a photo op with the Easter Bunny, too, so be sure to bring your camera. Pre-registration is required. Egg-Citing Easter at the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center March 20, 2016 Address: 4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Township Phone: 586-323-2478 Time: 1-4 p.m. Cost: $4/child Bring and decorate six hard-boiled eggs, go on an egg hunt, play some games and learn the legend of the Easter Bunny – plus, have your picture taken with him. Ages 3-plus. Pre-registration is recommended. Easter Egg Scramble at Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter March 20, 2016 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), $10/vehicle entry Top off this Easter egg hunt with face painting, a live animal show and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Bunnies and Awesome Egg Decorating at Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve March 20, 2016 Address: 333 N. Hill Circle, Rochester Phone: 248-656-0999 Time: 10-11:30 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m. Cost: $5/members, $7/nonmembers, $18-$28/family There’s a real bunny for kids to meet and learn about, a special treat and the chance to learn and try out unique egg decorating techniques. Register ASAP; spaces are limited. Brunch with the Easter Bunny at Grosse Pointe War Memorial March 20, 2016 Address: 32 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms Phone: 313-881-7511 Time: 10:30 a.m.-noon Cost: $19/person, free/under 1 year Your little ones can visit with the Easter Bunny as they enjoy a delicious family-friendly and Easter-themed brunch. After you’ve had your fill, head out back for an egg hunt. Be sure to bring your own basket and booster seat, if needed. Advance registration is required. Skate with the Easter Bunny at Novi Ice Arena March 20, 2016 Address: 42400 Nick Lidstrom Drive, Novi Phone: 248-347-1010 Time: 3-4:50 p.m. Cost: $5/person, $3/skate rental Hit the ice with the Easter Bunny, and wins some prizes, at this Oakland County spot. Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt at Mill Pond Park March 24, 2016 Address: 495 Broadway, Davisburg Phone: 248-846-6558 Time: 8-9:30 p.m. Cost: $10-$12/person Teens search for eggs packed with candy in the dark. There’s door prizes, pizza and drinks, too. Awards will also be given. Be sure to dress for the weather and bring a flashlight and basket. Pre-registration is encouraged as spaces fill up quickly. Fun on the Farm: Egg Hunt at Kensington Metropark March 24, 2016 Address: 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford Phone: 810-227-8910 Time: 10 a.m. Cost: $5/person, free/under age 1, $10/vehicle entry (cash only) This annual event features a smaller egg hunt aimed at kids ages 4 and under. Eggstravaganza at Franklin Athletic Club March 25, 2016 Address: 29350 Northwestern Highway, Southfield Phone: 248-352-8000 Time: 10-11 a.m. Cost: free/members, $5/child Kids will enjoy tons of Easter-themed fun, including music, inflatables and an egg hunt with prizes. Pre-registration required with firstname.lastname@example.org. The Great Marshmallow Drop at Catalpa Oaks March 25, 2016 Address: 27725 Greenfield Road, Southfield Phone: 248-424-7081 Time: 10 a.m. Cost: Free Once again, 15,000 marshmallows rain from the sky – and all you need is one of them to earn a prize. Kids will be divided into age categories and then let loose to see how many they can collect. Easter Egg Hunt at Mill Pond Park March 25, 2016 Address: 495 Broadway, Davisburg Phone: 248-846-6558 Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.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 collect candy or toy-filled Easter eggs. Enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny, too. Pre-registration is required by 5 p.m. Thursday, March 24. Tickets will not be sold on the day of the event. Marshmallow Drop at Elizabeth Park March 25, 2016 Address: West Jefferson, south of West Road, Trenton Phone: 734-261-1990 Time: 9 a.m. Cost: Free Collect as many marshmallows as you can to get a prize at this annual event. Kids will be separated into three age groups, 4 and under, 5-7 and 8-plus for their own drop. Marshmallow Drop at Nankin Mills Park March 25, 2016 Address: Hines Drive, just east of Ann Arbor Trail, Westland Phone: 734-261-1990 Time: 11 a.m. Cost: Free Thousands of marshmallows rain from the sky, and you only need one to collect a prize. Kids ages 4 and under, 5-7 and ages 8-plus will be split up for a separate drop. Bunnyville at Detroit Zoo March 25-26, 2016 Address: 8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak Phone: 248-541-5717 Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: Free with admission: $14/ages 15-plus, $10/2-14, free/under 2, $6/parking, $9/with food donation This annual shebang returns to the zoo and includes two days of treats, games and an egg hunt. There’s a performance of The Bunny Follies – both days at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Be sure to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank. Springfest at the Saline Recreation Center March 26, 2016 Address: 1866 Woodland Drive, Saline Phone: 734-429-3502 Time: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Cost: $6-$8 This huge Easter event features an egg scavenger hunt (at 11:30 a.m.) where kids will be divided into age groups to search for eggs. At noon, kids take a break from the fun to have lunch with the Easter Bunny. The Hippity Hop Trail also opens at noon, and features treats and visits with local businessmen. At 1 p.m. older kids are invited to search for Easter eggs in the pool at the Egg Dive. The Great Egg Hunt at Maple Beach at Kensington Metropark March 26, 2016 Address: 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford Phone: 248-684-8632 Time: 11 a.m. Cost: $5/person, free/under age 1, $10/vehicle entry (cash only) Little tykes enjoy an Easter Egg Scramble, a live animal presentation by Farmer John and the Barnyard Express, and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Easter Egg Scramble at Lake Erie Metropark March 26, 2016 Address: 32481 W. Jefferson Ave., Brownstown Phone: 734-379-5020 Time: 10 a.m. and 1 and 4 p.m. Cost: $6/person, $10/vehicle entry There’s an egg hunt and crafts, games and a petting zoo at this annual Easter-themed event. Egg Hunt at Rotary Park March 26, 2016 Address: Six Mile and Hubbard roads, Livonia Phone: 734-466-2900 Time: noon Cost: Free Kids and their parents search for eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny. Good for kids 10 and under. Register 10:30-11:30 a.m. on the day of event. Egg Scramble with Rosco the Clown at Indian Springs Metropark March 26, 2016 Address: 5200 Indian Trail, White Lake Phone: 248-625-7280 Time: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cost: $5/child, $10/vehicle entry The local master of hilarious hijinks, Rosco the Clown, and the Easter Bunny himself, both make an appearance at this egg hunt. No basket required. You must register in advance. Egg-stravaganza at Maybury State Park March 26, 2016 Address: 20145 Beck Road, Northville Phone: 248-349-8390 Time: 10:30 a.m.-noon 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. 5K Rabbit Run and Bunny Hop March 26, 2016 Address: Shelby-Utica Trail, Romeo to Utica Phone: 586-212-1673 Time: 8:30 a.m./registration, 9 a.m./5K, 10 a.m./Bunny Hop Cost: $20/race, $10/bunny hop Start your spring off with a hop, lose some extra winter weight or just have some fun with the family at this race. Find the latest up-to-date information, or register online, at 5krabbitrun.com. Easter Egg Hunt at King’s Court Castle at Old World Canterbury Village March 26, 2016 Address: 2325 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion Phone: 248-391-1900 Time: 3 p.m. Cost: free On Saturday, there’s an egg hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny and a clown. Plus, catch the magic show at 3:30 p.m. on the C-Pub patio. There’s an Easter Dinner on Sunday, for a charge, too. Easter Dinner at King’s Court Castle at Old World Canterbury Village March 27, 2016 Address: 2325 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion Phone: 248-391-1900 Time: 1:30 and 4 p.m. seatings Cost: Food: $24.95/adults, $11.95/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 and under It’s a family feast at King’s Court Castle with a special Easter meal. Advance registration required. Spring Eggstravaganza at Leslie Science & Nature Center April 23, 2016 Address: 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-997-1553 Time: 10-11 a.m. Cost: $8/kids, free/adults Bring your own basket, set off on an Easter egg scavenger hunt on the trails and turn those eggs in for a prize. After the hunt, learn about the animals at the nature center that lay eggs and what those different eggs look like. There are stories around a campfire and crafts, too. Register by April 14.