*Easter Edition!* What's On This Weekend: Apr 14-16

April 15, 2017

It's Easter weekend! If you've got young kids (and why else would you be reading this?), you've probably got an egg hunt on the agenda. While we are partial to the backyard variety after a couple of semi-disastrous goes, there are lots of local scrambles to check out this weekend. And a parade. And a petting zoo. And brunches. 

Read on and have a lovely Easter, everyone!



  • Check into the Inn at Harbor Shores in St Joe for a yummy dinner, special viewing of Trolls and lots of fun 

  • Catch the tropical butterflies (not literally!) at the Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids (through April 30)




  • Enjoy crafts, games, cookie decorating, snacks and an egg hunt at Golden Orchard in Fennville

  • Take in a kid-friendly exhibition reception at Krasl Art Center in St Joe, learn about Ruby Bridges and enjoy special snacks

  • Hop on over to the Cappon House in Holland to hunt for eggs, play outdoor games and meet the Easter Bunny

  • Use fruits and vegetables to naturally dye beautiful eggs at the Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Center

  • Make your way to Kids' Paradise in Paw Paw for a fun hunt for ages 12 and under, including a golden ticket

  • Enjoy prize eggs, a visit from the Easter Bunny, fun activities and more at the Silver Beach Carousel

  • Bring your camera and enjoy a special moment with the Easter Bunny at Tip Toes in Holland 

  • Enjoy an egg hunt, andy, toys, face painting and the Easter Bunny at Howard B Dunton Park in Holland

  • Savor a fun-filled family time with the Easter Bunny and the annual hunt at the American Legion in New Buffalo

  • Swim, meet furry friends from the Critter Barn and compete in a memorable underwater egg hunt for all ages at the Holland Aquatic Center





  • Spend Easter Sunday in downtown Douglas with a parade, the Easter Bunny and a candy hunt

  • Bring your own hard-boiled eggs and use natural dyes to make colored eggs at the Kalamazoo Nature Center

  • Tuck into a delicious Easter spread during brunch at Burdick's in Kalamazoo, CityVu Events in Holland or Fernwood Botanical Garden in Niles


Check out all the Eastery details and more on the Southwest Michigan Kids calendar.

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