On the hunt for Easter plans? We’ve rounded up 20 egg hunts, family outings and brunches taking place this weekend, April 8–9, across Northern Michigan. Hosting an event? Let us know! info@mynorth.com.

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Easter Egg Hunts & Celebrations | Saturday, April 8

Mineral Springs Park Egg Hunt | Frankfort 

Head to Frankfort’s Mineral Springs Park at 10 a.m. sharp to hunt for more than 3,000 hidden eggs. Kids of all ages are welcome.

Easter Eggstravaganza | Cedar 

Get ready for Cedar’s first annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Find out who can take home the most eggs, then expect a visit from the Easter Bunny, as well! The event is sponsored by Cedar Polka Fest and will kick off at 11 a.m. at the softball fields behind the fire station.

East Park Egg Hunt | Charlevoix

Bring your little ones to East Park at 2 p.m. sharp for this downtown Charlevoix egg hunt; the event is free for children up to 10 years old. There will be prize-filled eggs up for grabs and an Easter-themed scavenger hunt. Completed sheets will take home a goodie bag.

Johannesburg Christian Church Egg Hunt | Johannesburg

This egg hunt will feature more than 1,000 eggs hidden at Johannesburg Christian Church for children ages 1–13 years old. The festivities will run from noon to 2 p.m. Be ready for candy, prizes and lots of fun.

Downtown Bunny Hop Scavenger Hunt | Traverse City

Celebrate Easter weekend with this Downtown Traverse City Bunny Hop from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be a scavenger hunt at participating businesses and story time. When you are finished, turn the card in at Horizon Books for a chance to win the “Downtown Easter Basket.”

Tawas Point State Park Egg Hunt | East Tawas

This community hunt will feature 3,000 hidden eggs, starting at 11 a.m. Be on the lookout for the golden eggs and you’ll take home a special prize. The event is open to the public, but a recreational pass is required to enter the park.

easter egg basket

Zorn Park Egg Hunt | Harbor Springs 

All ages are welcome at this Harbor Springs egg hunt at Zorn Park. Join in on the fun at 11 a.m., and don’t miss out on a picture with the Easter Bunny.

Lions Club Easter Festivities | East Jordan

East Jordan Lions Club will host an Easter celebration starting at 10 a.m. at the East Jordan Elementary gym with candy, prizes and games. Kids 5–12 years old are eligible for prizes. The Easter Bunny will even make an appearance!

Community Easter Eggstravaganza | Cadillac 

This Easter Eggstravaganza is a full-on celebration with face painting, games, food and more than 10,000 eggs to find, from 10 a.m. to noon at LifeHouse Assembly of God in Cadillac. 

Crystal River Outfitters Easter Egg Hunt | Glen Arbor 

Head to Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District at 1 p.m. for face painting and crafts, then an egg hunt at 3 p.m. Afterward, families can take part in spring drinks and Peeps s’mores at the M22 Wine Patio.

East Bay Calvary Church Egg Hunt | Traverse City 

Bring the whole family to East Bay Calvary Church’s first community Easter Egg Hunt. This event starts at 10 a.m. with donuts, a bounce house, crafts, face painting and more. Bring your own baskets.

Young State Park Egg Hunt | Boyne City

Enjoy an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. to noon at Young State Park. Children of ages 12 and under are welcome to join. Visitors need a recreational pass to enter the park. 

Downtown Easter Egg Hunt | Cheboygan 

Rain or shine—this downtown egg hunt will start at 10 a.m. with two opportunities to fill your baskets. Kids 5 and under will hunt at Washington Park; ages 6 and up will be located in Major City Park. Bring your own baskets.

Easter Brunches | Sunday, April 9

Reservations may be required. 

Crepes and Co. | Traverse City 

Spend your weekend indulging in a delicious Easter brunch at Crepes and Co. Brunch will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

Artisan | Traverse City

This Easter Sunday, leave the cooking to Artisan with a three-course Prix Fixe menu showcasing the delicious flavors of the season. Reservations are encouraged.

Sugar 2 Salt | Traverse City

Let someone else do the cooking! Have a delicious Easter Brunch at Sugar 2 Salt from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.—the perfect reason to get out of the house.

Table set up at Boathouse Restaurant in Traverse City

Photo by Boathouse Restaurant

Boathouse Restaurant | Traverse City 

This Easter brunch is a can’t-miss local family celebration, complete with crab benedict, smoked salmon, prime rib, and much more. Brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations are required.

Aerie Restaurant | Acme

Spend your Easter brunch, lunch or dinner at Aerie Restaurant and Lounge with prime rib, omelets, crepes and much more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Martha’s Leelanau Table | Suttons Bay

If you’re searching for dinner plans instead, Martha’s Leelanau Table is offering a special dinner menu from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Easter Sunday.

The Riverside Inn | Leland

Have a delicious Easter brunch at The Riverside Inn with dishes ranging from smoked salmon, benedict, malt waffles and more, all prepared by the inn’s culinary team. Be sure to reserve your table; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Photo(s) by Gabe Pierce