Easter is Sunday, April 1st, and is the perfect time to be surrounded by friends and family. West Michigan is celebrating with many Easter traditions: egg hunts, brunch, and visits from the Easter Bunny. Figure out your family’s Easter plans here in West Michigan!
Easter in Southern West Michigan
Welcome spring with a holiday brunch at the historic W.K. Kellogg Manor House in Hickory Corners on Sunday, April 1st. The delicious menu features a rich spread, including made-to-order omelets, housemade Michigan cherry almond granola, lemon poppy seed buttermilk pancakes, a fresh spring vegetable salad, grilled wild mushroom bourbon chicken, and smoked ham. Reservations are required, so act quickly!
Hop on over to FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek for an Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 1st, and enjoy the chefs’ exceptional offerings. The menu features a farmhouse breakfast station, chefs carving board, seafood station, charcuterie display, and more. Reservations are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome based on availability.
Kalamazoo’s Arcadia Brewing Company is hosting an Easter brunch, egg hunt, and free brewery tours on Sunday, April 1st from 11am to 2pm. The egg hunt will be in Arcadia’ beer garden, open to both adults and children. With your free brewery tour, you receive you a behind the scenes look at what goes into your favorite beers. Stop by one of West Michigan’s favorite breweries for your annual Easter outing!
Located in the Radisson Hotel in Kalamazoo, Zazios is serving up a special Easter brunch on Sunday, April 1st from 10am to 2pm. Make your reservation and come with an empty stomach to take advantage of the delicious grub!
Celebrate Easter with an exquisitely-plated brunch at The Henderson Castle in Kalamazoo on Sunday, April 1st! The menu includes some of the castle’s fan-favorites, like filet mignon, ribeye, New York strip, tantalizing desserts, and more. Bring your friends and family for a traditional holiday feast, surrounded by history and elegance.
Hunt for candy-filled eggs and prizes at Turkeyville USA in Marshall! Most eggs have candy in them, with some eggs containing special prizes. Breakfast will also be available for those hungry egg hunters. There is no fee to participate, but you must sign up before the hunt begins. Sign up starts at 10am, with the hunt beginning at 11am.
Join the Hilton Garden Inn in Benton Harbor for their annual Easter Brunch! The menu includes prime rib, shrimp cocktail, an omelet station, desserts, and more. Make your reservations today to ensure your family’s spot!
The Pierce Cedar Creek Institute in Hastings is offering an Easter brunch on Sunday, April 1st. Seating is at 11:30am and 1pm. Cost is $16 for adult members, $18 for adult non-members, $8 for children members, and $9 for children non-members. Brunch at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute is always a fun and delicious time, and Easter is no exception!
McIntosh Apple Orchards & Winery in South Haven is hosting their Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 24th. The event includes egg hunts for two groups: ages 3 to 7 and ages 8 to 12. Bring your own Easter basket and see how many eggs your kids can find! Afterwards, enjoy a juice and a snack.
Each year, the Douglas area hosts their Easter parade and egg hunt, with this year’s festivities on Sunday, April 1st. The parade kicks off at 1pm and makes its way through downtown Douglas. After the parade, hunt for eggs in Beery Field. Bring your own basket and see how many eggs you can go home with!
Bring the kids and enjoy a spectacular train ride through Coldwater Country on March 30th and 31st. The Easter Bunny Express includes photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and a traditional egg hunt after with the fun train experience.
Easter in Central West Michigan
Hop aboard a spring-time favorite with the Coopersville & Marne Railway’s 15th Annual Bunny Train. The train will leave the Coopersville station on March 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st. The Easter Bunny, Quack the Duck, and Bo-Bo the Lamb will enterTRAIN you on the 90-minute ride through family-owned farms and fields. During the journey, kids will pick a nice toy from the baskets that are presented by the wacky cast of costumed characters. Reservations are highly recommended, with a limited number of tickets available on the days of departures.
The Muskegon area is home to several Easter brunches, perfect for your whole family. With so many choices, the possibilities are endless. The Easter brunch at SE4SONS Gastropub is always a fan-favorite, and includes a variety of stations with fruit, vegetables, seafood, desserts, and more. You and your family will be dining on the area’s finest cuisine as you celebrate Easter Sunday!
The Lake House Waterfront Grille in Muskegon will take care of all the cooking this Easter. Their Easter brunch buffet is sure to be a hit for the whole family. The meal comes complete with prime rib, glazed ham, fried lake perch, an omelet bar, and more. The buffet is available from 10am to 3pm, and reservations are recommended.
You’ll find plenty of places for your family’s Easter brunch in the Holland area. Boatwerks Restaurant is hosting an Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 1st from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy classic holiday fare with a Boatwerks twist. Reservations are recommended, so call them today to get your seat at the table!
Stop by Grand Haven with the kids for a fun Easter egg hunt in Central Park on Saturday, March 31st from 11am to noon. Over 5,000 eggs will be hidden throughout the park, each filled with candy or prizes. This free event is designed for kids up to age 10.
Chocolates by Grimaldi, a Grand Haven-based chocolate factory, is offering personalized artisan eggs just in time for Easter. Customers can call in or stop by Chocolates by Grimaldi to order their custom designed eggs. Select a solid 14-ounce egg in milk, white, or dark chocolate and have your loved one’s name hand-written in chocolate. Beautifully packaged in an Easter-themed box, the eggs are ready for gifting. They can also be shipped anywhere nationwide.
Located inside Grand Rapids’ JW Marriott, six.one.six is hosting an Easter brunch on Sunday, April 1st from 9am to 3pm. Their menu includes everything from snacks and starters to entrees and desserts. Reservations are required, so make them today for this delicious Easter meal with your family.
There are many Easter egg hunts throughout Mecosta County, meaning you’re never too far from finding those sweet eggs. Check their calendar events to see where you and your family will be egg hunting this Easter!
Get ahead of the curve and start Easter early in Mt. Pleasant! On Saturday, March 24th, the area’s parks are hosting their annual Great Egg Scramble, which includes games, face painting, pictures, and more! The following day is the Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt. Hundreds of candy-filled eggs will be waiting for teens and their flashlights in Island Park in downtown Mt. Pleasant. Come out for a night of fun, food, prizes, and, of course, eggs! Easter may not be until April 1st, but Mt. Pleasant is starting early with fun for all ages.
Easter in Northern West Michigan
Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31st at 10am! Search for over 3,000 eggs, and see if you can find the Golden Egg to win an Easter basket full of fun! After the Easter egg hunt, get a photo with the Easter Bunny at 11am at the Inn Lounge. Come back on Sunday, April 1st for the Easter Buffet from 11am to 4pm to continue the celebration.
Easter weekend is filled to the brim with family fun at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa in Williamsburg. This Easter, Grand Traverse Resort is celebrating with a weekend full of fun, including a magic show Saturday night, Giant Inflatable Family Fun Zone, arts and crafts, games, and an Easter egg hunt! Whether you stop by for breakfast with the Easter Bunny, the Aerie Easter Brunch, or one of the many kids activities, you are sure to have an experience that puts a spring in your step!
Vernales Restaurant in Harbor Springs is one of the premier dining destinations in northern Michigan. Their menu is perfect for your Easter plans, with their combination of food, drinks, and atmosphere. Stop by between 4pm and 5pm for their Early Dinner menu, which includes all of their finest dishes at a special price.
The Charlevoix area has a packed Saturday for Easter weekend, with events throughout Saturday, March 31st. Get energized for the egg hunt with the Easter Bunny Luncheon at Stafford’s Weathervane Restaurant. After a nice meal, find eggs at the 25th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in downtown Charlevoix’s East Park. Additional activities include face painting, sweets, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and more.