Easter is right around the corner, so we’ve rounded up a list of towns from Ludington north to Harbor Springs where you’re encouraged to put all of the eggs in one basket. Get ready for lots of family fun at these Northern Michigan Easter egg hunts!
(Petoskey Area District Library is hosting an allergy-free, non-food egg hunt. How cool!)
Children up to age 12 are invited to participate, and a special area will be set for children ages 5 and under. The Easter Bunny will be here! More details online, or contact the Crystal Lake Community Business Association at 231.383.1120.
Children ages 10 and under are invited to participate in a good old-fashioned easter egg hunt. Participants should meet at the park’s day use area. More details online, or contact the park at 231.582.7523.
Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls
April 16 | 11 a.m.
The hunt will be split into three age divisions: 3 and under, 4–7, and 8–12. Prizes include candy, Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark passes, arcade tokens, a ski pass, and more. In the case of inclement weather, the hunt will be held at the Civic Center. More details online, or contact Boyne Mountain at 855.688.7024.
East Park, Charlevoix
April 15 | 2 to 3 p.m.
The event is free for children up to 10 years old. Age groups: 2 and under, 3–4 years, 5–6 years and 7–10 years. The hunt will have 4,500 prize-filled eggs. In addition to the egg hunt there will be face painting, hot cocoa, cookies, Twister Joe and a visit from the Easter Bunny! More details online, or contact the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce at 231.547.2101.
Mineral Springs Park, Frankfort
April 15 | 10 a.m.
Over 3,000 eggs to be found in the new playground. The Easter Bunny will arrive at 9:30 a.m. and will be available for pictures. More details online, or contact the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce at 231.352.7251.
Pond Hill Farm, Harbor Springs
April 15 | 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.
A fun hunt on the vineyard hill for candy-filled eggs! A kiddie hunt will be offered for those 3 and under in addition to the regular hunts at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Campfire, lunch, and drinks available. More details online, or contact the farm at 231.526.3276.
Indian River United Methodist Church, Indian River
April 8 | 10 a.m. to Noon
The Indian River United Methodist Church will host an egg hunt at 11 a.m. with a grand prize for each of the following age groups: toddler–2 years old, 3 years old, 4–5 years old, 1st and 2nd graders, 3rd–5th graders. There will also be cookie decorating and an inflatable obstacle course. For more information, call the church at 231.238.7764.
Peter Copeyon Park, Ludington
April 15 | 1 to 1:30 p.m.
The hunt is open to children age 13 and under and there will be separate hunting areas for the three age divisions: ages 4 and under, ages 5–8, and ages 9–13. Approximately 6,000 eggs will be up for grabs with two eggs per age group containing a golden ticket for an Easter Basket. More details online, or call the Ludington Area Jaycees at 231.233.8040.
Village Green, Pentwater
April 15 | Noon to 1 p.m.
There will be an Easter egg hunt, Easter Bonnet parade and contest, Easter Bonnet musical chairs, face painting, and games. More details online, or contact the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce at 231.869.4150.
Petoskey Area District Library, Petoskey
April 15 | 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.
This indoor, allergy-free, non-food Easter egg hunt will have free books and prizes for children 12 and under. There will be four divisions of age groups. Every child who hunts for eggs will get to take a brand new book home. More details online, or call the library at 231.758.3123.
Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville
April 15 | 10 a.m.
Search for over 3,000 eggs and try to find the Golden Egg to win an Easter Basket full of fun. Follow the signs on Mountain Center Road for the egg hunt. After the Easter egg hunt, get a photo with the Easter Bunny at 11 a.m. at the Inn Lounge. More details online, or contact Crystal Mountain at 855.721.5277.
First Congregational Church, Traverse City
April 8 | 10:30 a.m.
This 2nd annual community-geared easter egg hunt is well organized by age group and features several thousand plastic eggs—all filled with sugary goodness! Also enjoy a craft tent, donuts, and hot chocolate—all at no charge. And yes, there will be plenty for adults as well. More info available here or call First Congregational Church at 231-947-6698.