Marshmallow Drop Events in Metro Detroit

Trade catching snowflakes for marshmallows at these marshmallow drop events happening across southeast Michigan in 2019.

Stack of marshmallows

The Easter Bunny is back in town – and he’ll be unleashing a blizzard of marshmallows over southeast Michigan.

Spring is in full swing, so ring in the season with fluffy white puffs of sugar and fun – as five local parks host Marshmallow Drop events to commemorate the big day, which falls on April 21, 2019.

Marshmallow Drop at Patterson Park in Grosse Pointe Park

April 13, 2019 

  • Address: 16006 Essex Drive, Grosse Pointe Park
  • Time:  Noon
  • Cost: $10/person

With the help of the folks from the city of Grosse Pointe Park, the Easter Bunny rains thousands of colorful marshmallows down on Patterson Park. Grab a bag from the splash pad area and collect the marshmallows and exchange them for prizes.

You’re going to want to keep a sharp eye out for golden eggs at this one too. There are five hidden at the park and the luck kids that find them get a very special prize.

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Two groups: kids ages 1-5 at noon and ages 6-10 at 12:30 p.m. Kids must arrive at least 15 minutes early.

Marshmallow Drop at Elizabeth Park in Trenton

April 19, 2019 

  • Address: 4461 Elizabeth Drive, Trenton
  • Time: 9-10 a.m.
  • Cost: Free

Once again, Wayne County Parks will be holding free back-to-back marshmallow drops. Swing by this early morning shindig to collect some marshmallows. Just one gets you a prize.

HYPE Recreation Marshmallow Drop at Attwood Park in Wayne

April 19, 2019 

  • Address: Howe and Van Born Roads, Wayne
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Cost: Free

Are you from Wayne County, but not in the Trenton or Westland area? Hit up this annual drop for even more sweet fun. Kids are separated into three age groups: toddlers-4 and kids with disabilities at 10 a.m., ages 5-7 at 10:15 a.m. and ages 8-10 at 10:30 a.m.

The Great Marshmallow Drop at Worden Park in Royal Oak 

April 19, 2019 

  • Address: Lexington Blvd. and Crooks Road, Royal Oak
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Cost: Free

Haven’t gotten your fix of marshmallow fun? Swing by Worden Park in Royal Oak to catch one of 15,000 marshmallows that will be falling from the sky. Turn them in for a prize.

Kids separated into three groups: toddlers 4 and under and kids with disabilities, ages 5-7 and ages 8-12.

Marshmallow Drop at Nankin Mills Park in Westland

April 19, 2019 

  • Address: Hines Drive, Westland
  • Time: 11 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: Free

Make sure to show up and be ready to catch some sugary fluff and fun. Resist the temptation to eat these yummy concoctions, because they can be traded for a neat prize.

Looking for even more Easter fun? Check out the Metro Parent calendar for details on 2019 events –  plus other family fun things to do this weekend

This post was originally published in 2013 and is updated regularly. 

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