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Celebrate Easter with Egg Hunts, Brunch and more

Basket of Easter eggs

Nothing says Easter quite like a good old-fashioned egg hunt or a delicious meal with your family and friends. This year, Easter Sunday falls on April 16. Let us help you plan an extra special way for you to celebrate this holiday with your family. Get on board The Rapid to catch a ride to a number of family-friendly Easter events throughout the Grand Rapids area.

Kid-Friendly Fun

Hoppy Easter Toddle Time at Sky Zone

Friday, April 14, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sky Zone, 3636 29th St SE, Kentwood, Michigan 49512
This Easter event for toddlers will feature the Easter Bunny, face painting and a coloring station! Bring your children ages five and under for a few hours of fun. Tickets are $10/toddler.

Route 17 & 28

Easter Bunny Painting Class at Wine and Canvas

Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Wine and Canvas, 2883 Sanford Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418
Forget the wine. This Easter event features cookies! Cookies and Canvas are kid and teen-inspired classes recommended for ages five and up. Parents are welcome to register themselves to paint with their children or just come along to hang out.
Routes 24 & 28

Brunch Locations

Brunch with the Bunnies

Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Post Petals, 806 Bridge St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Visit Posh Petals for fun and brunch with your little ones. The resident shop rabbits will be there to visit with. Attendees can also decorate bunny headbands, get photos taken and enjoy delicious baked goods from Little Lucy’s Café. The cost is $15 per person with no additional fees for activities.

Route 9

Easter Brunch Bites at the Downtown Market

Sunday, April 16, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Downtown Market, 435 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Visit the Downtown Market Market Hall to taste unique Easter menu items. Once you’re done eating, visit the greenhouse for a variety of fun activities for your kids.

Routes 1, 2 & the Silver Line

Easter Brunch at in the JW Marriott

Sunday, April 16, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., 235 Louis St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Looking for an upscale and locally inspired Easter brunch experience? Visit at the JW Marriott this Easter Sunday. They’re serving up an artisan brunch menu that includes sirloin, ham, leg of lamb, and other mouth-watering options. The price is $40 for adults and $15 for children ages four through 12.

The Silver Line, Routes 9 & 11

Easter Brunch at CityFlatsHotel

Sunday, April 16, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
CityFlatsHotel, 77 Monroe Center St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Love buffets? Don’t miss Easter Brunch at the Ballroom. Enjoy carving stations, a chef omelet station, delectable buffet items and much more. Seating times: 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Prices: adults (age 12-60): $29.95, seniors (age 60+): $24.95; kids (age 5-12): $12.95, age four and below: free.

Route 1, 4, 6, 13, 15

Easter Bunny Brunch at Wheelhouse

Sunday, April 16, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wheelhouse Kitchen & Cocktails, 67 Ottawa Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
We invite you to join us for Easter Brunch! The Easter Bunny is hopping over to Wheelhouse for a tasty brunch special. There will be chef Features, kid’s activities and more to enjoy. The regular menu will be available, as well as special brunch features and $5 kids menus. Make your reservation now!

Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 +; walking distance from Rapid Central Station.

Easter Egg Hunts

Midtown Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Midtown Green, 753 Fountain St NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
Grab a basket and come over to the Green Park for a free Easter Egg hunt! It’s a great chance to meet your neighbors. All ages are welcome

Route 6 & 14

John Ball Park Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
John Ball Park Zoo, 1300 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Bring your children ages one-10 to this free Easter egg hunt. Donations toward next year’s event are encouraged.

Route 12 & 50

Kentwood Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m.
Kentwood City Hall Lawn, 4900 Breton Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Hunt for children ages 10 and younger. Bring a bag to collect eggs and get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny afterward.

Route 2 & 44

Walker Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Walker Ice & Fitness Center, 4151 Remembrance Rd NW, Walker, MI 49534

There will be an egg and wrapped-candy hunt for children ages two through eight. The Easter Bunny will also be available for pictures.

Route 7

Written by The Rapid

The Rapid (Interurban Transit Partnership) is the authority that provides a variety of public transportation services for the Grand Rapids metro area and beyond. It is organized and operates under Michigan Public Act 196 of 1986.