This festive fellow is bouncing around a variety of malls and shopping centers in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor regions for photo ops with kids.
Queue on up for traditional mall Easter Bunny pictures – in most cases, snapping a smartphone pic is discouraged, so be cool – that’s a guaranteed great memory down the road, whether your kid is all grins or covered in tears. (Sometimes, the latter winds up even more memorable!) These malls and shopping centers have you covered.
- Address: 100 Briarwood Circle, Ann Arbor
- Phone: 734-769-9610
- 2021 hours: Noon-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, March 18-April 3
- Photo packages: Reservations are strongly encouraged
This socially distanced experience includes time with the bunny, who will be wearing a concealed mask. Staff will also be in masks and enhanced cleaning will take place between visits. Guests are required to wear masks. Comfort bunny times for kids with special needs is not offered this year.
- Address: 14000 Lakeside Circle, Sterling Heights
- Phone: 586-247-1590
- 2021 hours: Virtual
- Photos: Price varies
Lakeside Mall has introduced a digital Easter Bunny experience to capture and create your own photo memories. Take and then upload your own family pictures, then choose from 18 original photo themes for Easter.
- Address: 37700 W. Six Mile Road, Livonia
- Phone: 734-462-1100
- 2021 hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, March 19-April 3
- Photos: Free visits with the Easter Bunny; $34.99-$44.99/package prices; no personal cameras allowed
Reservations are strongly encouraged to ensure spots are available. The visits will be contactless and facemasks are required to visit the bunny for all children age 2 and older (though face coverings can be removed for the photo). A virtual option is also available for families that prefer to create their own photos.
- Address: 32233 Gratiot Ave., Roseville
- Phone: 586-293-7800
- 2021 hours: 5-7 p.m. March 25, 3-5 p.m. March 26, noon-2 p.m. March 27
- Photos: Free to visit the bunny, personal cameras only in 2021
Reservations are required with a limit of six family members per reservation. Masks will also be required for children and adults older than 2 years, including during the photo. Also included this year is a virtual option for families that prefer to create their own photos.
- Address: 412 W. 14 Mile Road, Troy
- Phone: 248-585-6000
- 2021 hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday March 19-April 3
- Costs: Starts at $17.95; No personal cameras allowed
Reservations are required for photos with the Easter Bunny as walk-ins will not be allowed. Face coverings are required, except for during photos with the bunny. All transactions must be touchless, no cash will be accepted. Families will be appropriately distanced from the bunny during the photo experience.
- Address: 23000 Eureka Road, Taylor
- Phone: 734-374-2800
- 2021 hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, March 18-April 3
- Photos: $20-$44.99; No personal cameras allowed
Registration is required to set a time to see the bunny this year. Pets are welcome from 5 p.m. to close on March 22 & 29. Face coverings are required and meetings will be contactless and socially distant.
- Address: 17420 Hall Road, Clinton Township
- Phone: 586-226-0330
- 2021 hours: Virtual
- Photos: Varies
The Mall at Partridge Creek has introduced a digital Easter Bunny experience to capture and create your own photo memories. Take and then upload your own family pictures, then choose from 18 original photo themes for Easter.
- Address: 2800 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy, South in The Rotunda
- Phone: 248-643-6360
- 2021 hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, March 20-April 3
- Photos: Free
Snap a selfie with Hester, the mall’s bunny, and wander in the garden of giant flowers. Hester takes a carrot break every 90 minutes. Social distancing and masks are required.
- Address: 104 N. Adams Road, Rochester
- Phone: 248-375-9451
- 2021 hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 21, 4-8 p.m. March 26, noon-7 p.m. March 27, April 2 & April 3
- Photos: Visits with the bunny are free; bring your own camera
Reservations are required to meet the Easter Bunny in the open-air gazebo. The bunny’s hours on March 21 include the “Easter Bunny Hunt Block Party.” Masks are required but can be removed when taking photos.
This post was originally published in 2018 and is updated regularly.
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