Where to See the Easter Bunny in Metro Detroit

Hop around to these metro Detroit malls, parks, escape rooms, and zoos to see the Easter Bunny in action.
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Spring has sprung and Easter celebrations have begun. Easter falls on March 31 this year, leaving the whole month to catch the Easter Bunny before his big day. Visit these ten metro Detroit locations to spot the Bunny and enjoy other Easter festivities while you’re at it.

Summit on the Park

The Easter Bunny will be making a special stop in Canton for a night of treat-making at the Summit on the Park. The Bunny will be there for photos and games after participants make spring-themed treats. Each child’s ticket will account for one adult as well. Registration is required. March 25 at 6 p.m. $14 for residents, $18 for nonresident. Additional adult tickets are $6 for residents and $8 for nonresidents. Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton; cantonmi.gov.

Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

The Easter Bunny is visiting Great Lakes Crossing Outlets every day of March between 2 and 4:30 p.m. On March 17, sensory-friendly photos will be available for children with special needs and their families. Choose between three photo packages, which include photo prints, holiday postcards, digital images, and more. March 1-30. Prices range from $19.99 to $49.99. Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, 4000 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills; greatlakescrossingoutlets.com.

The Mall at Partridge Creek

Hop over for Easter Bunny pictures at The Mall at Partridge Creek March 8-30. Bring your furry friends March 15-17 for dog photos with the Easter Bunny all day. On March 17, sensory-friendly photos will be available at 10:30 a.m. and dog photos will resume at 11:30 a.m. March 8-30. Prices and times vary. The Mall at Partridge Creek, 17420 Hall Road, Clinton Township; shoppartridgecreek.com.

Orion Township Parks & Recreation

Spring is in the air at Orion Township Parks & Recreation, and the Easter Bunny is visiting for one day only. Take pictures with the Easter Bunny, craft a special project, and hunt for eggs at the Bunny Bop. Registration is required as spaces are limited. Remember to bring your own basket. March 16 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Orion Township Parks & Recreation, 1335 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion; orionparks.com.

Canterbury Village

The Easter Bunny’s helicopter will be raining eggs from the sky during the Canterbury Eggstravaganza. The event offers free photos with the Easter Bunny, lawn games, a petting zoo, bounce houses, and more. Time slots for the helicopter drop are grouped by age for the safety of the little ones. March 23-24 and 29-30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $9.99 each. Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion, canterburyvillage.com/event.

Laurel Park Place

Hop to it and reserve a visit with the Easter Bunny at the Easter Bunny’s Garden in Laurel Park Place. From March 5-30, a photo shoot with the Easter Bunny is going for $32.99. Pet photos with the Easter Bunny will be available on March 11, as well. March 5-30. Times vary. Laurel Park Place, 37700 Six Mile Road, Livonialaurelparkplace.com/store.

The Detroit Zoo

Spring into fun at The Detroit Zoo’s Bunnyville. Alongside special spring-themed photoshoots with the Easter Bunny, enjoy a golden egg hunt, animal engagements, complimentary bunny ears, live entertainment, face painting, and more. Guests are encouraged to bring canned goods for donation to Gleaners Community Food Bank. March 29-30 beginning at 10 a.m. Tickets are free with zoo admission and for members. The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak; detroitzoo.org/events.

Daisy Knight Dog Park

The Easter Bunny will stop to visit your four-legged friends at Daisy Knight Dog Park for its third annual Bunny & Barks. Registration and proof of dog license is required for this event. Three time slots depend on the size of the dog. March 16 at noon. $9 for residents and dog park members, $12 for non-residents. Daisy Knight Dog Park, 3410 Livernois Road, Troy; rec.troymi.gov/calendar.

Breakout Escape Rooms

Colorful bunnies are on the loose at Breakout Escape Rooms and have set up visual backdrops and props for your Easter Bunny photos. There will also be candy, bean bag toss, and other photo and video setups around the building. March 17-18 and 22-23 at 10 a.m. Free admission. Breakout Escape Rooms, 222 E. 4th St., Royal Oak; roombreakout.com.

Blake’s Backyard

Hop on down to Blake’s Backyard for Easter activities in its newly remodeled Greenhouse and event space. Children will enjoy a free photoshoot with the Easter Bunny, Easter egg scramble, spring crafts, and a bunny and chick petting area. Blake’s Backyard Taproom & Market will be open for dining and shopping, as well. March 23 at 9 a.m. $19.95 per child. Blake’s Backyard, 5600 Van Dyke Ave., Almont; blakefarms.com/event.

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