Easter is April 21, 2019

Easter is the unofficial beginning of Spring around Michigan (even if it is still snowing while the Easter bunny makes his rounds). Kids eagerly anticipate the outdoor fun and sweet treats that this holiday brings.

Here’s your list of where to find all the Grand Rapids Easter fun, from Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Bunny Outings to Easter brunches.

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2019 Egg Hunts and Easter Bunny Events

Check out these exciting Easter activities and hunts for kids around Grand Rapids. From an underwater egg hunt in Holland to a forest hunt at Blandford Nature Center and beyond – your kids are going to love these early springtime activities!

Recurring Events

The 2019 Bunny Train

Location: Coopersville & Marne Railway – 311 Danforth Street Coopersville
Kids of all ages will enjoy this 90 minute romp through the springtime countryside. The Easter Bunny and her cast of wacky, musical characters will perform in each of our vintage passenger coaches. Towards the end of the journey, The Bunny and her friends will pass through the train cars with baskets laden with toys.

Egg Hunts and Bunny Events by Date

Monday April 1, 2019

Kids' Spring Break Easter Project Workshop

Location: Hammer & Stain West Michigan – 3901 Chicago Dr. SW, Suite #109 Grandville
Staying around town for Spring Break?  Join us Monday, April 1, at 1:00pm at Hammer & Stain West Michigan for a Kids' DIY workshop to make one of our Easter Projects! Customize your project in studio with your choice of stain and paint. You are welcome to bring in snacks and drinks to enjoy during [...]
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday April 6, 2019

Visit the Easter Bunny

Location: Cedar Springs Public Library – 107 N Main St NE Cedar Springs
Come hop on down to the Cedar Springs Public Library on Saturday, April 6th from 9am-12pm to enjoy some sweet treats, make an Easter craft and of course visit the Easter Bunny!
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wyoming-Kentwood Easter Egg Scramble and Breakfast with the Bunny

Location: West Elementary School- Wyoming – 1840 38th St SW Wyoming
Join JCI South Kent at West Elementary School for a fun filled morning with the Easter Bunny! JCI South Kent will be hosting the 2nd Annual Wyoming-Kentwood area Easter Egg Scramble. This year we will also be hosting a breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Bring the kids ages 2-11 for [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hop on Over!

Location: Holland Town Center – 12330 James St Holland
Hop on Over to the Holland Town Center for an eggtastic day! FREE tote bag to the first 300 participants! FREE photos with the Easter Bunny! FREE face painting! Children will "hop" around the center from store to store collecting eggs and having fun. Registration will be set up between [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday April 13, 2019

Blythefield CRC Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Blythefield CRC – 6350 Kuttshill Dr Rockford
Children ages 3-10 are invited to hunt for eggs, participate in games, make a craft and listen to the Easter Story. Bring a basket and dress to go outside for the egg hunt! Please join us for this Annual Community Event!
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Free Pancake Breakfast and Egg Hunt

Location: Harvest Bible Chapel- West Olive – 15020 Stanton St. West Olive
Free pancake breakfast and egg hunt! Egg hunt is ages 2 -4th grade . Games , balloon animals , face painting and giveaways. Breakfast begins at 10 and egg hunt will follow
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Knapp’s EPIC Egg Hunt

Location: Knapp Street Reformed Church – 4025 Knapp Street NE Grand Rapids
This simple, good old fashioned egg hunt is geared to kids ages 0-11.  Kids are divided into three age groups for a safe and fun experience!
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Pathway Church Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Pathway Church of Zeeland – 7250 Ransom St Zeeland
Children ages 0-12 are invited to an outdoor Easter Egg hunt, face painting, bracelet craft and popcorn snack!  Egg hunt for ages 0-5 begins at 10am; Egg hunt for ages 6-12 begins at 10:15am.
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Byron Township Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Whistlestop Park – 2120 76th St Byron Center
This event is held outside at Whistlestop Park! Find eggs (some special eggs include prizes) and visit with the Easter Bunny. ages 2-5: 11am ages 6-10: 11:15am
Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Easter Mini Photo Shoot with Bunnies

Location: Red Barn Market – 3550 Alden Nash NE Lowell
Easter Mini Photo Shoots w/ Baby Bunnies Saturday, April 13; 11a-2pm. $35 Pre-Registration (registration is limited) WHAT YOU SHOULD EXPECT: Arrive ready 15 minutes before your scheduled time. A professional photographer will capture your child's time w/ bunnies. 3-5 digital images - one posed and several candid. Full access and [...]
Time: 11:00 am

Enchanted Spring Party with Mermaids, Unicorns, and the Easter Bunny

Location: Woodland Mall – 3195 28th St SE Kentwood
Enchanted Spring Party with Mermaids and Unicorns! Join us for an enchanting children's event complete with unicorns and a visit from a real mermaid! What's Happening: - Meet a real Mermaid and have your photo taken "under the sea" - Ride a Unicorn! - Take home a unicorn themed craft [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Eggtastic Exploration at Blandford Nature Center

Location: Blandford Nature Center – 1715 Hillburn Ave. N.W. Grand Rapids
Go on a hunt through the forest to find eggs that are hidden throughout the forest. We will learn about all of the different animals that are getting ready to lay their eggs for the season. Enjoy a craft at the end of the exploration. *Parents are allowed to drop [...]
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Hop Into Spring

Location: Ada Village General Store – 7430 River Street Ada
Spring has sprung! Come celebrate with us at the Ada Village General Store. Stop by for springtime fun! Come pet the bunnies & chicks, then join us for storytime and light refreshments.
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday April 14, 2019

Easter Bunny at Tip Toes

Location: Tip Toes – 60 E 8th St Holland
Join us Sunday, April 14th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm and enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny! Don't forget your camera for this fun free event!
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday April 20, 2019

Easter Egg Hunt 2019

Location: Beechwood Church – 895 Ottawa Beach Road Holland
Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Enjoy crafts, the Critter Barn "farm on wheels", and a truck "petting zoo". The event runs 9-11 AM, with the Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 10 AM.
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Howard B. Dunton Park – 290 Howard Ave Holland
16th Annual Easter Egg hunt will be held at Howard B Dunton Park, 290 Howard ave, Holland, MI 49424. **Gates open at 10:00am and the hunt will begin at 11:00am Sharp!*** There are 3 age groups, 0-3 (parents allowed to help kids in this age group only) 4-6 and 7-10. [...]
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bunny Hop

Location: Cappon House – 228 W 9th St Holland
Hop on over to the Cappon House for our fourth annual Bunny Hop! Perfect for families with small children, we encourage guests to enjoy the event at their own pace. Children can take their time hunting for Easter eggs, playing outdoor games, and interacting with the Easter Bunny. Family-friendly tours [...]
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Easter Egg Hunt and more!

Location: Rosewood Church – 2795 Rosewood Street Jenison
Rosewood Church is hosting its annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Ages 1-10 are welcome to come hunt for eggs on the front lawn of the church. There will be three separate areas for ages 1-3, 4-6, 7-10, please bring your [...]
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hudsonville Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Hughes Park – 5500 Hughes Drive Hudsonville
14th Annual Hudsonville Community Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by RE/MAX Premier and Grace Community Church. To be held Saturday, April 20, 2019, 10:00am at Hughes Park on 40th Ave in Hudsonville. Kids up to 10 years old are invited to come and gather prize-filled eggs and have a chance to [...]
Time: 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Colorfest!

Location: Forever Curious Children’s Museum – 202 East Main Street Fennville
Our annual Easter egg dyeing bash is back! Stations will include stickers and tattoos, shaving cream marbling, tie dye, traditional dyes and more. We will have a limited number of hard boiled eggs on hand for purchase. $3 per half dozen while supplies last. Free with admission. Donations are always [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2019 Underwater Egg Hunt

Location: Holland Aquatic Center – 550 Maple Avenue Holland
The most Egg-citing Swim of the Year! Join us for our Annual Underwater Easter Egg Hunt! Our pools will be filled with hundreds of plastic Easter eggs for children to collect. Each child will redeem their eggs for a goodie bag. Some of the eggs will be marked to indicate [...]
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Robinette's Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Robinette’s Apple Haus – 3142 4 Mile Rd NE Grand Rapids
Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt (12-2pm)! Children can find eggs and turn them in for a gift bag. Adults can pick an egg for discounts, free donuts and more! The Easter Bunny will be here from 12-3 for pictures, and you may decorate a cookie for $1. Hot [...]
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Allendale Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Life Stream Church – 6561 Lake Michigan Drive Allendale
13th Annual Allendale Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by RE/MAX Premier, Chemical Bank, Tolman’s Auto-Tech and Life Stream Church. To be held Saturday, April 20, 2019, 1:00PM at Life Stream Church, 6561 Lake Michigan Drive (old Middle School Building). Kids up to 10 years old are invited to come and gather [...]
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Howard Christensen Nature Center – 16190 Red Pine Drive Northwest Kent City
All ages welcome !  Come early and purchase your holiday goodies at our bake sale
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Easter Eggstravaganza & Egg Hunt

Location: Red Barn Market – 3550 Alden Nash NE Lowell
Join us for our 3rd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza! GAME & CRAFT TICKETS $1 for 1 Ticket $10 for 12 Tickets $20 for 25 Tickets EGG HUNT WRIST BAND $3 per child EASTER BUNNY The Easter Bunny will be out and about meeting your littles - feel free to snap some [...]
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fellinlove Farm's EGG-cellent Egg Hunt

Location: Fellinlove Farm – 6364 144th Ave Holland
Bring your family and friends to this unique Easter Egg Hunt on Fellinlove Farm!!!!! Enjoy a Farm Tour, bunny pony rides and more!!!! Cost is your donation to our 501c3 Public Charity Nonprofit organization
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

R-Athletics Date Night Drop Off

Location: R-Athletics – 2845 Thornhills Ave. Grand Rapids
Celebrate the Easter season with a Date Night Drop Off! Your children will enjoy a Bunny Hop theme! Ages 4-11 play with some of their favorite coaches from 6-10pm and eat pizza, play games and get loads of exercise! Members:$27  Non-members: $32 with $5 sibling discounts. All participants must have [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday April 21, 2019

Alpenrose's Easter Buffet

Location: Alpenrose Restaurant & Catering – 4 E 8th St Holland
Join us this Easter Sunday for a gourmet buffet you won't forget. Fill your plate with our freshly carved prime rib, glazed ham, and leg of lamb. Just make sure you save room for all the other entrees, sides, soups, salads, and desserts that we offer. Served April 21, 9am [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Easter Brunch at SE4SONS Banquet Center

Location: SE4SONS – 2801 Lakeshore Dr Muskegon
Join us for our Annual Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 21! We've got something for the whole family! Whether its delicious food for the adults or the Easter Bunny for the kids, SE4SONS has it all! ADULTS $32 KIDS (7-12) $14 KIDS (4-6) $8 3 & UNDER FREE Reservations available [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday April 27, 2019

Breakfast with the Bunny

Location: Kentwood Activities Center – 355 48th St. SE Kentwood
Join us for a delicious pancake breakfast from 9:00-11:00am at the Kentwood Activities Center on Saturday, April 20. Get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny from 10:00-11:00am! (Please bring your own camera). We’ll have other fun activities for kids too! Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

31 Free (or Low Cost) Spring Activities for West Michigan Kids

Spring Activities Around Grand Rapids That Won’t Break the Bank

There’s nothing like warmer weather and a little sunshine to inspire us to get out and explore! Fortunately, West Michigan has everything we need to release us from our cabin fever. I love that we can find indoor and outdoor ideas around town for our kids. Some days are “stop in the puddles and play” days and others are “stay high and dry” days.

From movies to museums, to music and more, there are a variety of affordable adventures to be had. 

We’ve broken up the list into two sections – activities that […]

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