Easter Is On Its Way

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

The Marshall Historical Society will be hosting a free Easter Egg hunt on the lawn of the Honolulu House on April 9th. All ages are welcome to this special event! You can find more information on this and other Marshall events here.

Join the Easter Egg Hunt at Cornwell’s Turkeyville in Marshall. On Saturday, April 8th, 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. 

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, 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.

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.

Join the Village of Spring Lake for their 3rd Annual Great Village Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8th! During this all-ages egg hunt, over 1,000 eggs will be hidden throughout the public spaces of the Village. This is a fun event for the whole family.

Easter egg hunts aren’t just for the kids! Join Visit Muskegon and Community Awareness and Managing Pathways as they present the Adult Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15th. Along with great prizes like a Fire TV, golf clubs, Chromebooks, gaming chairs and more, there will be gag gifts and lots of candy. See if you can find the Golden Ticket to win $500! 

Hop to Charlevoix on Saturday, April 8th 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!

Head to the Emmet County Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 8th 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.

Check out our West Michigan Events Calendar for more Easter themed events the whole family will enjoy.

Easter Basket Goodies

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.

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.

Find more confections to fill your Easter baskets with here.

Easter Brunch Options

Shelbyville’s Bay Pointe Bar & Grille is hosting Easter brunch on Sunday, April 9th. 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 April 9th 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. 

RedWater is hosting its annual Easter brunch buffet on Sunday, April 9 from 10am-4pm at Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant and RedRock Grille in Holland, Reds at Thousand Oaks and Cork Wine & Grill in Grand Rapids, FireRock Grille in Caledonia, and Rush Creek Bistro in Grandville! Enjoy your favorite holiday dishes, including delicious breakfast dishes, salads, carved beef, sliced ham, additional entrees, side dishes, desserts, and more. The cost is $37 for adults, $17 for children 5–12, and free with adult purchase for children 4 & under.

Head to Walloon Lake for Barrel Back Restaurant for the 2nd Annual Easter Bunny Brunch on Saturday, April 1st! Enjoy a delicious brunch and festive activities for the whole family including an Easter egg hunt, egg toss, and special prizes.

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.

Traverse City’s Bonobo Winery is hosting an a la carte Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 9th. Enjoy delicious offerings like crisp pork belly, pearl sugar waffles, and more! Visit their website for the full menu and information on making your reservation.

Let Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire handle the Easter holiday. Spend the weekend relaxing and enjoying the abundance of outdoor recreation at this nearly 6,000 acre resort in Northern Michigan. On Sunday morning, head to The Lakeview Restaurant 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.

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.