Marshmallow Drop Events in Metro Detroit

Trade catching snowflakes for marshmallows at these Easter events happening across southeast Michigan in 2018.

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 parks in Trenton, Westland, Wayne and Southfield host Marshmallow Drops to commemorate the big day, which falls on April 1, 2018.

Wayne County Parks

Once again, Wayne County Parks will be holding free back-to-back marshmallow drops on Friday, March 30 kicking off at 9 a.m. at Elizabeth Park in Trenton. Then, at 11 a.m., stop by Nankin Mills Park in Westland for more marshmallow madness. 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.

Anderson Ball Fields

Are you from Wayne County, but not in the Trenton or Westland area? Well, you’re in luck! There will also be a marshmallow drop event at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 30 at the Attwood Park in Wayne. All of that running around might work up an appetite for your tots, so don’t forget to grab a Bunny Breakfast after this marshmallow extravaganza. Three groups: toddlers-4 and kids with disabilities, ages 5-7 and ages 8-10. Bunny Breakfast takes place at the HYPE Recreation Center in Wayne and doors open at 10:45 a.m., with breakfast served at 11 a.m.; costs are $6 for ages 3-11, $8 for ages 12-plus, free ages 2 and under.

Catalpa Oaks County Park

Haven’t gotten your fix of marshmallow fun? Well, swing by Catalpa Oaks County Park at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 30 to catch one of 15,000 marshmallows that will be falling from the sky. Three groups: toddlers 4 and under and kids with disabilities, ages 5-7 and ages 8-12. Don’t forget to exchange your new fluffy find for an awesome prize that you can take home! This event is free to the public.

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And if you’re looking for more Easter Fun, check out our roundup of egg hunts in metro Detroit

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