The Easter bunny is hopping just around the corner. Here are some events and ideas to get you egg-cited to celebrate the spring holiday!

Egg-citing Easter Egg Hunts & Events

Imported Image The History Center at Courthouse Square in Berrien Springs is overrun with bunnies and they need your help to give them a good home in time for Easter. Their 3rd annual Great BCHA Bunny Hunt will start at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 30th and participants have an hour to find one of their twenty-four ducky tokens filled with plenty of candy and goodies. Once a token has been found, you'll turn it in to the staff to receive your bunny prize. Registration will open March 1st and run through March 28th, RSVP here Easter egg hunts, brunches, Easter bunny visits and more taking place all around Kalamazoo county.  Clean off those bunny ears and running shoes and get ready for the 2024 Hippity Hop 5K in Lansing at Potter Park Zoo. This year's race is on March 30th, and will include a 5K run/walk, Easter Egg Hunt, children's activities, and you-know-who...the Easter Bunny. South Haven’s Kal-Haven Outpost campground will host their inaugural Easter Egg Hunt with two age groups on Saturday, April 8th at 11am. Easter eggs and prize tickets will be up for grabs, a food truck will be on-site Imported Image , and families can get a sneak peak at new glamping and converted school bus accommodations for the camping season ahead.  The Grand Rapids area is celebrating Easter with great events like brunches, egg hunts, and more. Click here to browse all of the Easter events happening in Grand Rapids. Holland knows how to host a holiday hunt. On March 30th, pick from an Egg Scavenger Hunt at Fell in Love Farm, a hunt at Quincy Park with a visit from the Easter Bunny, and over 12,000 eggs ready to gather at Kollen Park. Plus, the Critter Barn will host a Spring Fling the following week and invites all to greet the new babies—chicks, bunnies, lambs, kids, and calves—along with their doting mamas.  Join the Easter Egg Hunt at Cornwell’s Turkeyville in Marshall. On Saturday, March 30th, kids can sign up to hunt for prize-filled eggs around the Turkeyville grounds. The eggs will contain candy, prizes, and tickets for free ice cream. After the hunt, stick around to order lunch off their menu featuring lots of turkey dishes (like the delicious grilled cheese sandwich with turkey). Don’t forget to bring your own basket or bag to carry your eggs in.  The Easter Bunny will be riding the Coopersville & Marne Railway again as another Easter Celebration approaches. Passengers of all ages will enjoy the vintage train ride, as it makes its 90-minute journey to Marne and back. To book your tickets on the Bunny Train, visit the Friends of Coopersville & Marne Railway website. Imported Image Head to the Emmet County Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 30th for the annual Fairgrounds Egg Scramble. Kicking off at 11am, this is sure to be a day of fun that kids and adults alike will enjoy. Bring your own baskets for exciting egg hunts, food, and much more, courtesy of the Emmet County Parks and Recreation department. Hippity-hop to Thompsonville’s Crystal Mountain for Easter fun. Hit the slopes to ski and ride, then snap a photo with the Easter Bunny after playing the candy guess game and bunny bingo. Plus, there's a spectacular Easter Brunch menu Sunday morning. Stay the night with them and take advantage of their hot lodging dates to receive up to 25% off.  Hop to Charlevoix on Saturday, March 30th for their Annual Easter Egg Hunt in downtown Charlevoix’s East Park starting at 2pm. The event is free for children up to 10 years old and includes 4,500 prize-filled eggs. Check out the area’s community event calendar to see all of the EGG-stra fun Easter activities happening in Charlevoix. Check out our West Michigan Events Calendar for more Easter themed events the whole family will enjoy.

Easter Basket Goodies

Imported Image Herman’s Boy in Rockford has a great selection of Easter chocolates and candy that the whole family will love. While you’re there, check out their delicious baked goods for an Easter morning treat, or Easter ham for dinner. Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen in Petoskey has everything you need to surprise and delight your little Easter Bunny seeker on Easter morning. Fill your basket with Chocolate Easter Eggs, hand-molded Easter Bunnies, and spare Bunny Ears and Bunny Tails. There’s nothing like some tasty Cherry Republic treats straight from Traverse City. Enhance your Easter baskets with some chocolate-covered cherries or sour patches. Shop their selection on their website. Imported Image Elevate your baskets with creamy, decadent fudge delights from Joann’s Fudge in Mackinaw City. Offering an array of flavors to satisfy every palate. If fudge is not your thing, no need to worry they also have homemade candies, taffy, peanut brittle & ice cream. Make this holiday memorable with a touch of Michigan's finest fudge—perfect for sharing joy with loved ones. The Original Murdick's Fudge Company on Mackinac Island has been recognized as an iconic Michigan favorite. The company still follows Sara Murdick's recipe and the old-fashioned fudge-making techniques that have been passed down through the generations. Make your Easter baskets extra special with handcrafted fudge made with premium ingredients, ensuring a rich and creamy treat. Find more confections to fill your Easter baskets with here.

Easter Brunch Options

Imported Image   Come grab a drink in Benton Harbor at Vineyard2121 and search through the vineyard to find 21+ prizes on March 30th with their Adult Easter Egg Hunt. Then on March 31st, indulge in an all you can eat Easter Brunch. More information to come, so keep an eye on their Facebook or website Shelbyville’s Bay Pointe Bar & Grille is hosting Easter brunch on Sunday, March 31st. The buffet will include salad, seafood, breakfast, carving, entrée, children's, and dessert stations. Reservations are required, and you won’t want to miss out on this spectacular celebration.   Enjoy a peaceful and joyful Easter Brunch on March 10th at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute in Hastings. Discover the musical talents of local musician Zach Franklin on the keyboard with a mix of light jazz and easy-listening music while enjoying good conversation and food. Brunch seatings take place at 11:30am and 1pm.  A delicious Easter brunch awaits you in Fennville at Crane’s Pie Pantry and Restaurant on March 30th. Then, on Easter Sunday, March 31 at 1 pm, there will be an Easter Parade, Bonnet Contest, and Egg Hunt in the heart of Saugatuck/Douglas Imported Image Hop to it. Make your Easter reservation. Join RedWater on Sunday, March 31st for their annual Easter brunch buffet at Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant and RedRock Grille in Holland, Reds at Thousand Oaks and Cork Wine & Grill in Grand Rapids, FireRock Grille in Caledonia, Lake Bluff Grille in Muskegon, and Rush Creek Bistro in Grandville. Let RedWater handle the cooking this Easter. Enjoy your favorite holiday dishes, including delicious breakfast dishes, salads, carved beef, sliced ham, additional entrees, side dishes, desserts, and more. Call the RedWater restaurant of your choice for reservation availability.  Join Black Star Farms in Suttons Bay for Easter Brunch at the beautiful Inn at Black Star Farms on March 31st. Gather your friends and family for a memorable event provided by their inspired culinary and events team. The strolling brunch will include many savory and sweet options, sure to delight everyone. Parents indulge with a mimosa while kids engage in an Easter Egg Hunt.   Let Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire handle the Easter holiday. Spend the weekend relaxing and enjoying the abundance of outdoor recreation at this 5,500-acre resort in Northern Michigan. On Sunday morning head to The Lakeview Restaurant, in Shanty Creek’s Summit Village, for the world-famous Easter Brunch with a carving station, breakfast and lunch favorites and more. Save room for the large assortment of homemade desserts. Easter Brunch reservations are recommended. Head to Walloon Lake for Barrel Back Restaurant for the 3rd Annual Easter Bunny Brunch on Saturday, March 23rd. Enjoy a delicious brunch and festive activities for the whole family including an Easter egg hunt, egg bag decorating, and silent trivia competition. Imported Image Also in Walloon Lake, enjoy a classic Easter Sunday Brunch at Walloon Lake Inn coupled with stunning lakeside views. Click here to view their menu and make your reservation. Let Grand Traverse Resort & Spa do the cooking on Easter Sunday. Join them for their annual Easter Brunch at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge on Sunday, March 31st from 10:00am - 3:00pm. Savor dishes such as honey glazed ham and smoked gouda mac and cheese, and end your meal with some delectable carrot cake. Make your reservation today. Spring after spring, decade after decade, Bay View Inn and Perry Hotel in Petoskey honor and celebrate this holiday of growth and renewal. Bay View Inn will be offering a traditional easter buffet featuring carving stations and waffle stations equipped with assorted jams, Michigan Maple syrup, and more. The Perry Hotel will be offering a classic easter buffet with more details to come in the coming weeks. All details will be on the website for each property soon! Stop by one of Marquette’s favorite downtown restaurants and enjoy Easter Brunch with the whole family. Area restaurants will feature treats like savory German brunch favorites, hearty Short Rib Eggs Benedict, or sweet and tasty pancakes. Imported Image