March & April
Easter Bunny Visits
Hop in to see the Easter Bunny at Briarwood Mall or schedule an appointment to jump ahead of the line for photo opportunities. The Easter Bunny is generally available for photos from 11am-8pm Monday through Thursday, 10am-8pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 11am-6pm. Families can also reserve appointments online.
Friday, March 9 – Sunday, April 1
Briarwood Mall | Von Maur Court | 100 Briarwood Cir, Ann Arbor
734-769-9610 | simon.com/mall March 11, 18
Families with children who have special needs can visit the Caring Bunny for an Easter experience with fewer sensory triggers and a subdued environment. From 9am-11am, the mall will reduce certain elements such as in-mall music, moving escalators near the photo set, dimmed lights and water fountains. Other features may include special activities during the wait time and a number system to eliminate lines.
Sunday, March 11 and Sunday, March 18 • 9-11am
Briarwood Mall, Von Maur Court, 100 Briarwood Cir, Ann Arbor
734-769-9610 | simon.com/mall
March 22, 23, 24
The Tale of the Mischievous Bunny
East Ann Arbor
Wild Swan Theater presents the classic tale of Peter Rabbit, brought charmingly to life. From the moment Peter Rabbit ventures into Farmer McGregor’s garden, despite his mother’s warning, his adventure begins. To purchase tickets, visit wildswantheater.org or call 734-995-0530.
Thursday, March 22 • 10am
Friday, March 23 • 10am & 12:30pm
Saturday, March 24 • 11am
Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor
734-995-0530 | wildswantheater.org
Easter Egg Hunt
Join the West United Methodist Church for its annual family Easter egg hunt! Don’t miss pictures with the Easter bunny, storytime, crafts, games, snack and an egg hunt.
Saturday, March 24 • 10am | Free admission
Westside United Methodist Church, 900 S. Seventh St, Ann Arbor
734-663-4164 | westside-umc.org
Bring the family to enjoy a variety of Easter and spring-themed activities! The City of Canton will run continuous egg hunts for kids 11 and under between 10:30am-12:30pm in two age categories to help keep the “hunting” fair for even the littlest participants. Allow extra time for parking, as historically this is a well-attended event. Check out cantonfun.org prior to the event for a complete schedule of events. Pre-register for the Bunny Breakfast but no pre-registration is necessary for the egg hunt.
Saturday, March 24 • 10:30am-12:30pm
$4/resident child, $5/non-resident child
Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton
734-394-5376 | cantonfun.org
Easter Egg Scramble
Bring the family to Hudson Mills Metropark for a hoppin’ good time! Visit the Easter Bunny, scramble for Easter eggs, get your face painted, and meet the animals at a petting farm. Please pre-register by calling 734-426-8211. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $35 annually for regular admission, $21 annually for seniors or $10 daily.
Sunday, March 25 • 12pm-2pm | $6/child
Hudson Mills Metropark Activity Center
8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter
734-426-8211 | metroparks.com
The annual Bunnyville celebration features crafts, live entertainment, zookeeper talks and much more! Bunnyville activities will feature a golden egg hunt with more than 100 eggs hidden throughout the Zoo each day, the Jelly Bean Jamboree, whisker painting and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny (available for purchase). Bunnyville visitors are encouraged to bring a canned or other non-perishable food item to be donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank. Each guest with a food donation will receive a reduced admission price of $13 for adults and $9 for children (parking is not included).
Friday, March 30-Saturday, March 31 • 10am-3pm
Free with price of admission
Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak
248-541-5717 | detroitzoo.org
Vineyard Church Egg Hunt
Join the Vineyard Church of Ann Arbor for an Easter egg hunt at 10am. In addition to Easter eggs and prizes, there will be pony rides, magic tricks, face painting, bounce houses, outdoor games, continental refreshments, and a whole lot of family fun. This is a free community event.
On Easter Sunday, April 1, the church will host a festive Easter breakfast at 8:45 before our two services at 9:30 and 11:15. They will have a photographer available Sunday morning to take Easter portraits for families.
Saturday, March 31 • 10am | Free admission
Vineyard Church | 2275 Platt Rd., Ann Arbor
734-707-9037 | annarborvineyard.org/
Dixboro Community Easter Egg Hunt
Join the second annual Dixboro Community Easter Egg Hunt on the Village Green. Games and activities including crafts, a bounce house, a bake sale and more family fun, will start at 10:30 and the hunt will begin at 11am. There will be three sections: ages 0-3, ages 4-7 and ages 8-12. This event is free.
Saturday, March 31 • 10:30am-12pm | Free admission
Dixboro Farmers Market, 5221 Church Rd, Ann Arbor
734-395-1815 | dixborochurch.org
Spring Eggstravaganza-Egg Hunt
Get ready for Spring! Pittsfield Township Parks & Recreation and Ann Arbor Jaycees are co-sponsoring an eggstravaganza egg hunt, small petting zoo, balloon twisters, face painting, games and crafts. There will be parking at 6201 W. Michigan Avenue with bus shuttles to Lillie Park South.
Saturday, March 31 • 11am-1pm | Free
Lillie Park South, 4365 Platt Rd
Birds, insects and amphibians— oh my! Come out to Leslie Science and Nature Center for a morning of investigating the many animals that lay eggs. Hunt for eggs in the woods and fields by following clues, solving riddles, or using GPS devices. Meet birds of prey up close, visit the Critter House, play games and more. You may even win one of five grand prizes if you find one of the elusive golden eggs! Bring your own bag or basket for collecting eggs and prizes, grab a friend and join us for an “egg-cellent” morning of fun and adventure. Please note: This is a candy-free event. Registration is required by Monday, March 26. Register online or call 734-997-1553.
Saturday, March 31 • 10am-12pm | $8/child, adults are free
Leslie Science and Nature Center, 1831 Traver Rd., Ann Arbor
734-997-1553 | lesliesnc.org/
Join the City of Dexter for a fun-filled family experience at the seventh annual Easter Eggstravaganza! Easter Egg Scrambles for children, both young and old, will provide treats and surprises. For even more excitement, take a picture with the Easter Bunny or have your face painted by one of our many talented artists. To purchase advance tickets, please visit Dexter City Hall at 8123 Main St., Second Floor of the PNC bank building.
Saturday, March 31 • 10am
Cost in advance: $2/child, $4 for two or more children
Cost at the door: $3/child, $5 for two or more children
Community Park, 3575 Ryan Dr., Dexter
Easter Candy Hunt
The Belleville Central Business Community will host its annual Easter Candy Hunt at Victory Park in Belleville. The day will include four different hunts for different age groups: 12:15pm (toddler-3 years), 12:30pm (4-5 years), 12:45pm (6-7 years), 1pm (8-10 years). There will also be photo opportunities with the Flop-E-Bunny available from 12-2pm.
Saturday, March 31 • 11am-2pm | Free admission
Victory Park | S. Liberty St., Belleville
Saline Chamber of Commerce has an “egg-stra” fun Bunny Trail that starts at Busch’s Market where you will retrieve a trail sheet. One of the 5 trails has the Easter Bunny on it. The trail ends at Mickey’s Dairy Twist where you will drop off your completed card for a chance to win one of five baskets. There will even be two golden eggs on each trail for adults to find with a prize at the end.
Saturday, March 31 • 11am-3pm | Free admission
usch’s Saline| 565 E. Michigan Avenue, Saline
734-429-4494 | salinechamber.org
Join the Saline Rec Center for a fun day of Spring and Easter festivities. There will be four fun events: an egg scavenger hunt (11:30am), pizza lunch with the Easter Bunny (12pm), the Hippity Hoppity Trail (12-1pm), and an egg dive (1pm). Each event is ticketed and priced between $6-$10 depending on when you register. Purchase tickets in advance. Tickets will only be available for purchase on the day of the event if they are not sold out. Register online at salinerec.com or in person at the Saline Rec Center.
Saturday, March 31 • 11:30am-1:30pm |
$6-$10 | Register in advance
Saline Rec Center, 1866 Woodland Dr, Saline
734-429-3502 | cityofsaline.org