2021 Easter Guide: Kalamazoo Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Brunches, Meals to Go & Local Treats

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Get Hopping! Egg Hunts, Meals, Chocolates, and other Egg-cellent Events – 2021

Spring is bursting with fun Easter traditions. There’s much happening in Kalamazoo for families —and while it may look a bit different this year, we are still celebrating in Southwest Michigan.

Check our list for local food, sweets and Easter egg hunts– both hosted by organizations, or for options to host one at home.

For the at-home egg hunters: have you considered a GLOW hunt? Families can try a new twist on an annual favorite by searching for eggs in the dark! Whether hidden outside in your yard or in your living room, kids will get a kick out of locating their illuminated treats.

Important Message: Area businesses are working to implement procedures based on the new safety guidelines. For each of the attractions and events we mention, we include a link to the business website. Please use this link to confirm the details, hours of operation and any requirements guests must follow before visiting. Thank You!

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Kalamazoo Easter Egg Hunts

Like many things in the last year, covid-19 has made Easter egg hunts a bit trickier this year. We have found a few local spots offering in-person Easter egg hunts this year, and some options to have filled eggs delivered or pick up via drive-thru for your own hunt at home.

These events may require advanced registration; be sure to verify with the organizers before heading out.

For a full list of spring events for kids, visit the KZOOKIDS event calendar.

Scheduled Easter Egg Hunts & Easter Bunny Sightings

 MAR 28, 2021 | 9:15 am                                     

EASTER TRUNK-HOP | Southern Heights Church
4141 E Hillandale Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
» 9:15-10:15am. It is like a “Trunk-r-Treat” but for Easter! Basically, Kids will HOP from TRUNK to TRUNK.

 MAR 31, 2021 | 11 am                                     

Drive-Up to Meet the Easter Bunny | Willard Library
7 W. Van Buren St., Battle Creek, MI  49017
» 11am-11:30am. The Easter Bunny will be hopping around outside the downtown library to pass out Easter goody bags to children. Vehicles should enter the parking lot off of Van Buren Street on the north side of Willard.

APR 3, 2021 | 11 am                                     

Easter Egg Hunt | Cornwell’s Turkeyville
18935 15 1/2 Mile Rd, Marshall, MI 49068
» FREE Event for kids age 1-14 MUST be signed up by 10:45! Hunt will start at 11:00 and NO late entries will be allowed! We will give each age bracket a number of eggs to find based on number of kids in group. Some eggs have candy some have prize tickets and some have free ice cream or cotton candy!

APR 4, 2021 | 10:30 am                                     

Easter Egg Hunt |Centerpoint Church-Kalamazoo
2345 10th St N, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
» Join us for our Easter Egg Hunt between our two morning Easter Services.

Easter Egg Hunts at Home

MAR 22, 2021                                   

Egg Hunt Basket Pre-Order Deadline | Mayors’ Riverfront Park 
251 Mills St, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
» KZOO Parks is excited to offer Egg Hunt Baskets to safely bring the fun of the Annual Egg Hunt to Kalamazoo families at home. Each basket is designed for one child and will include 24 prefilled eggs, 1 golden egg for a prize to be redeemed later, an egg decorating kit, a stuffed animal, and craft materials. Baskets must be pre-ordered by March 22. Drive-thru pick up on April 1st between 2-6pm.

MAR 31, 2021                                  

Egg Hunt Pre-Order Deadline | Portage Northern Huskie Wrestling 
» Get Egged by Portage Northern Huskie Wrestling! The wrestling team will hide eggs in your yard, starting at 8pm on Saturday, April 3. Cost (must order in multiples of 25): $25 for 25 eggs, $50 for 50 eggs, $75 for 75 eggs, or $100 for 100 eggs. Delivery guaranteed if you live within 10 minutes of PNHS. Eggs must be pre-ordered by March 31. 

Easter Brunches, Meals to Go & Easter Basket Sweets

Kalamazoo Easter Brunches

APR 4, 2021 | 11 am                                     

Gull Lake Country Club Easter Brunch | Gull Lake Country Club
9725 W Gull Lake Dr, Richland, MI 49083
» Members Only. Reservations Required. Join us for delicious Easter Brunch! Served buffet style with your brunch favorites! Call to reserve your spot! (269) 629-9714.

 APR 4, 2021 | 11 am                                     

Easter at Cornwell’s Turkeyville | Cornwell’s Turkeyville
18935 15 1/2 Mile Rd, Marshall, MI 49068
» 11am-5pm. Bring your family and friends out for a homecooked meal and avoid the mess of doing all the cooking!

APR 4, 2021 | 11:30 am                                     

Easter Sunday Brunch | Henderson Castle
100 Monroe St, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
» 11:30am-2:30pm. Celebrate Easter with an exquisitely plated brunch at the Henderson Castle! Join us for a traditional holiday feast, surrounded by history, elegance, family, and friends. $49.99/person

Easter Meals to Go

Full City Cafe

7878 Oakland Drive, Portage, MI 49024

Easter Dinner Kit (Serves 4-6): $128

Order by: March 28

Meal Details

Barretts SmokeHouse

9942 Oakland Drive, Portage, MI 49024

Smoked Petite Ham Dinner (Serves 4-6): $65

Smoked Traditional Bone In Ham Dinner (Serves 10-12): $120

Order by: March 31

Meal Details

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Martell’s

3501 Greenleaf Boulevard, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Take and Bake Meals to go

$110 – $160 (depending upon main course)

Order by: Match 31

Meal Details

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Oakwood Bistro

3003 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

$40 per person

Order by April 1

Meal Details

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Lodo Company

153 W Centre Avenue, Portage, MI 49024

Individual $20; Family $75

Order by: April 2

Meal Details

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Fieldstone Grill

3970 West Centre Avenue, Portage, MI 49024

Take and Bake Meals to go

$75 – $125 (depending upon main course)

Order by: Match 31

Meal Details

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Local Sweets for Easter Baskets

Cherri’s Chocol’art

101 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo MI 49007

Each bunny is hand-painted. Call to order: 269-775-1424

Cost: Large $15, Small $10

Milk or dark chocolate (dark is vegan and soy-free) Boy, girl, or neutral.

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Schultz’s Treat Street

3023 Oakland Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Candy Kabob (uses Rocket Fizz candy)

Cost: $3

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Mattawan Candy Company

23920 City Center Circle, Mattawan, MI 49071

Pre-made Easter baskets (limited quantities, in-store only) & basket fillers

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Pop City Popcorn

346 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Bunny Blend Baskets: caramel corn, pastel M&M’s, and sprinkles tossed in white chocolate. THEN, we add a Cherri’s Chocol’art LLC chocolate dipped bunny peep in each bag.

Shipping available. Call the shop (269-382-5770) or email [email protected] to order

Easter Article Only

Kalamazoo Cotton Candy Company

Flavors available:Watermelon 🍉 Vanilla 🍨Mango 🥭

Orders are due by March 31st.

Cost: $5 each $12 for a 3 flavor variety pack

Easter Article Only

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