GRNow Guide to Easter Events

easter_logoCheck out our annual guide to local Easter events including egg hunts, brunches, visits with the Easter Bunny and more. Easter Sunday falls on April 16th.

Easter Sunday Brunches (April 16th)

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Dave and Busters 10am-12pm

    • Join the Easter Bunny for a delicious Dave & Buster’s breakfast followed by an Easter Egg Hunt through the Midway! You will get a chance to have your picture taken with the Bunny as well. Ticket purchase required for all attendants including adults and kids ages 3 and up. All ticket purchases must be completed by 5:00 pm on 4/14/17
    • Find out more here

Wheelhouse Easter Bunny Brunch 11am-8pm

    • The Easter Bunny is hopping over to Wheelhouse on  Easter Sunday. Bring the whole family for photos with the Easter Bunny, delicious chef features, kid’s activities & more!
    • They will be serving their regular menu in addition to special brunch features & $5 kids menus. Reservations accepted by phone 616-226-3319 or visit!
    • Find out more here

JW Marriott Easter Brunch 9am-3pm @

    • Reservations required
    • Special brunch menu $40 for adults / $15 for children 4 – 12
    • Features will include: maple glazed ham, and char crusted sirloin.  Breakfast selections range from creating your own omelet to strawberry shortcake and so much more!  Brunch reservations will be from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
    • Find out more here

Easter Brunch Bites at The Downtown Market 10am-3pm

    • Easter egg hunt in Market Hall, Audacious Hoops in the Greenhouse, Kids Coloring in the Greenhouse.
      • There will be several brunch specials available throughout the Market Hall as well as reservations available at Social Kitchen. Free kids activities in the Greenhouse including make-and-take crafts. A free Easter event for families and kids of all ages, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    • Find out more here

Easter at Reds 10:30am-2:30pm

    • Celebrate at Reds with their exclusive all you can eat buffet and brunch! Reservations are required (see below link for contact info). Adult $28, Children (5-12) $15, Children under 4 are free!
    • Find out more here

Easter Buffet at Rush Creek Bistro 10:30am-2:30pm

    • Includes breakfast, salads, soups, entrees and desserts.  Reservations required, call 616.457.1100
    • Adults $28, Children (ages 5-12) $15, Children under the age of 4, free!
    • Find out more here

Easter Brunch at Uccello’s Ristorante 10am-2pm

    • Join Uccello’s in Grand Rapids for their Easter feast.  The brunch buffet with feature an omelette station, carving stations, chef inspired entrees and more.  Brunch buffet only 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Adults $22.95. Kids 10 and younger are $9.99. Reservations encouraged.
    • Find out more here

Easter at Railside Golf Club 10am-2pm

    • Hop over to Railside and enjoy Easter brunch them this spring. Reservations begin at 10:30 AM and go until 2:00 PM. Call for reservations: 616-878-1140. Open to the public.  Adults $24.99 , Children ages 5-11 $12.99, Children under 5 free!
    • Find out more here

Easter at Bistro Bella Vita all day

Easter at Green Well Gastro Pub

    • Kick off the day with happy hour from 11am to 1 pm before closing at 10pm.
    • Find out more here

Easter at Grove

Easter Brunch at Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids – Airport 11am-3pm

    • Enjoy Easter Brunch and check out their special menu options through the link below!
    • Find out more here

Easter Egg Hunts (Saturday, April 15th)

Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast at Wallin Congregational Church  9:30am-11am

    • Pancake breakfast from 9:30 to 11 a.m. ($4 for adults, $2 for kids 5-10, free for kids 5 and under) followed by Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. (free for children 0-10).
    • Find out more here

John Ball Park Easter Egg Hunt 10am-12pm

    • Huge Easter egg hunt, with more than 2,500 children expected! Free!
    • Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 1-10. Starts at 10:00 am until noon! This is free to attend but they will be collecting donations towards next year at the event
    • Find out more here

Community Easter Eggstravaganza at Orchard Hill Church 1pm-3pm

    • Egg hunt, bounce house, face painting, photo booth, petting zoo, and more! Free!
    • Find out more here

Free Community Easter Egg Hunt at Forest Hills Presbyterian Church 3pm-4pm

    • All children ages 12 and younger are invited to hear a story, search for eggs, share in snacks and even get their photo taken with the Easter bunny! It’s a great time!
    • Bring your basket and even though the event is free- we ask that you bring 2 non-perishable items (canned goods, toiletries, boxed food, etc.) for every child participating to be donated to our local food pantry!
    • Doors open at 2:40PM where you will gather for instructions before finding the eggs!
    • Find out more here

EPIC Easter Egg Hunt at Knapp Street Reformed Church 10am-11:30am

    • Ages 0-10 are welcome to come to their EPIC Easter Egg Hunt! There are a ton of eggs and prizes to share! They separate the age groups to have safe and fun hunting grounds.  Bring a friend or two!
    • Find out more here

Easter Egg Hunt at Koetsier’s Greenhouse 10am-12pm

    • A free event to let the kids find candy filled Easter eggs all over the greenhouse! Kids Club runs from 10am – 12pm but eggs are usually found all day! Shop while the kids hunt or get in on the action parents! Fun is sure to be had.
    • Find out more here


March 25th- April 15th: Woodland Mall Easter Bunny Photos

    • Get your Easter photos this year at the Mall, but make sure to reserve your spot to skip the line.
    • Find out more here

April 10-14 Easter Dress Pop up shop, Martha Davis’s Taphouse Boutique

    • Jam’nBean is delighted to share resources (and location) to host a local startup business. Martha Davis’s Taphouse Boutique is sure to be a success. Networking with local business together is smart for our community. Support Local!
    • Hours: April 10-14-Monday-Thursday- 7:00 am- 6:00 pm
    • Find out more here

April 14th: Hoppy Easter Toddler Time at Sky Zone 10am-12pm

    • The Easter Bunny will be there and you will be able to get your child’s picture taken. We will also offer $1 face painting to be painted like a bunny, Easter coloring station and an even a treat! Ages 5 and under. Tickets are $10/toddler.
    • Find out more here

Saturday, April 15th: Easter Bunny Painting Class at Wine and Canvas Grand Rapids 1pm-3pm

    • Cookies and Canvas are kid and teen inspired classes recommended for ages 5 and up!  Parents are welcome to register themselves to paint with their children or just come along to hang out!
    • *Children under age 13 are not to be left alone at these classes! A parent or guardian must be present at all times!
    • Find out more here

Saturday, April 15th: Spring Heirloom Hop at Robinette’s Apple Haus and Winery 12pm-4pm

    • Try their newest hard cider, Heirloom, which is made only from heirloom-variety apples. Robinette’s planted antique variety apple trees to make this newest offering. Cost is $5 for adults (21+) and includes wine tasting (including the new Heirloom Hard Cider), souvenir wine glass, and an Easter Egg with a prize! Kids can attend for free, and will love the Easter Egg Hunt and meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny!
    • Find out more here

Saturday, April 15th: The Jellybean Run at Northview High School 8:30am-9:45am

    • This Fun Run/Walk with an I-Spy twist is for all ages! The paved 3K course is stroller- and wheelchair-friendly; anyone needing a shorter course may loop around the track. After the race, head right next door (to Aldersgate UMC) for a free Easter Egg Hunt with lots of fun.
    • Find out more here

Saturday, April 15th: $10 Hoppy Easter Jump at Sky Zone 10am-12pm

    • The Easter Bunny will be at Sky Zone GR! They will have 2 jump times available to purchase in advance online, 10am-11am & 11am-12pm. They will also face-painting available for $1.
    • Find out more here

Sunday, April 16th: Family Fun: Easter Sweets Cooking Class at Sur La Table 2pm-4pm

    • Ages 6 and older
    • Menu: Easter Egg and Bunny Sugar Cookies  – Easter Basket Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
    • Find out more here

Sunday, April 16th: Easter Baking Workshop at Sur La Table 10am-1pm

    • Ages 18 and older
    • Menu: Hot Cross Buns – Rhubarb-Vanilla Custard Tart – Chocolate Babka
    • Find out more here

Hope our Easter guide has helped you have a very hoppy Easter with your friends and family! Have a great, spring-filled weekend.

Disclaimer: We do our best at GRNow to give you accurate and useful information about things going on in our community. This guide (such as times and locations) is gathered from event websites and local newspapers. We do our very best to confirm all the details before they are posted, however, sometimes the details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever we can, we link our events with the sources in which we received our information and we strongly encourage you to confirm details before going! GRNow is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in events listed on this site.