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Easter Events in West Michigan

Spring, 2023

Springtime means Easter, and there are lots of Easter events in Ludington, Scottville, Manistee, Pentwater, and the surrounding areas that give kids a chance to celebrate!

Non-profit organizations and businesses provide children with fun, wholesome, indoor and outdoor Easter activities to help beat the blahs of the winter to spring transition. From visits with the Easter bunny to an egg scramble on roller skates, there’s lots of fun activities for kids of all ages!

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Easter Events That Are Currently Scheduled

Ludington & Scottville

  • Saturday, April 1st, 2023 from 11am – Easter Egg Hunt at the American Legion- 318 N. James St., Ludington. This free event is open to kids ages 1-10 years old.
  • Sunday, April 7th, 2023 from 3-4:30pm – Easter Egg Hunt for children age 4 through 5th grade. United Methodist Church- 5810 Bryant Rd., Ludington.
  • Friday, April 7th, 2023 from 11am-12pm – Easter Egg Coloring at Sandcastles Children’s Museum– 125 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington. Regular admission rates apply.
  • Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 10:30am -Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt at  St. John’s Lutheran Church- 209 N. Rowe in Ludington. 
  • Saturday, April 8th, 2023 from 1-3pm – Community Easter Family Fun Party at Our Savior Lutheran Church- 765 US 10 in Scottville. Egg hunt, games, crafts, and refreshments.
  • Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 2pm – Easter Egg Hunt  at Cornerstone Baptist Church- 121 Nelson Rd. in Ludington. 4,000 eggs will be hidden from children in Elementary school and younger.


  • Saturday, April 1st, 2023 at 1pm – Easter Egg Hunt at Custer VFW Gold Bar Post #5096– 2022 State St. in Custer. Free and open to children age 2-12 with three age divisions. Snacks, Easter Basket Drawing, and pictures with the Easter Bunny! Participants are asked to bring their own Easter baskets.

Manistee Area

  • Saturday, April 1st, 2023 from 12-2pm – Photos with the Easter Bunny at AJ’s Pizzeria- 34 Arthur St., Manistee
  • Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 10am SHARP – Easter Egg Hunt at the Pleasant Valley Community Center- 3586 Glovers Lake Rd., Arcadia. Hunt, snacks, and Easter Bunny. Doors open at 9:45am.
  • Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 1pm – Easter Celebration including activities and Easter Egg Hunt. Sponsored by the Brethren Boosters Club. Dickson Township Park- 14270 Coates Hwy, Brethren.

Fountain & Free Soil

  • Tuesday, April 4th, 2023 at 1pm – Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt at Circle Rocking S Children’s Farm- 5487 N. Tuttle Rd., Free Soil. After the hunt, Liz Stark will show participants how to paint Ukrainian East Eggs. Those wishing to participate should bring two hard boiled eggs. The event is free to people of all ages with special needs.  Reservations required by April 1st by calling (231) 462-3732.

Oceana County

  • Saturday, April 1st, 2023 at 10am – Easter Egg Hunt for children in 5th grade and younger at Ferry Weslyan Church- 2182 Main St., Shelby.
  • Saturday, April 1st, 2023 at 11am –  Community Easter Egg Hunt – Trinity Lutheran Church- 5631 W. Stony Lake Dr., New Era. Open the public.
  • Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 11am – Visits with the Easter Bunny followed by an Egg Hunt at 11:30am. Rothbury Village Hall- 7804 S. Michigan Ave., Rothbury.
  • Saturday, April 8th, 2023 from 12-1:30pm – Colleen Plummer’s Annual Easter on the Green on the Village Green- 327 S. Hancock St., Pentwater. Sponsored by The Antler Bar and the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce. Easter Bunny, egg hunt, bonnet parade and contest, musical chairs, face painting and games.
  • Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 12pm – Easter Egg Hunt at the Oceana Fairgrounds- 1025 S. State St., Hart. Event includes 10,000 eggs, the Easter Bunny, a Candy Shoot by Lewis Farms, and the Country Dairy Cow Mascot. There will be three age categories: Toddler (0-3), Early Elementary (4-8), and Elementary (8-12).
  • Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 3pm – Easter Egg Hunt at New Christian School Soccer Field- 1901 Oak Ave, New Era.

Easter Events That are Typically Scheduled Each Year

Ludington & Scottville

  • Easter Egg Hunt at Safe Harbor Credit Union- 5511 W. US 10, Ludington.
  • Easter Celebration at Lighthouse Baptist Church- 1950 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. Service, children’s classes & nursery provided, free refreshments, and Easter Egg Hunt.

Manistee Area

  • Manistee Jaycees Easter Egg Pick Up – Veterans Memorial Park- 117 Memorial Dr., Manistee.
  • Easter Egg Hunt Celebration at Manistee United Methodist Church- 387 1st St., Manistee. 11am service followed by food and games. Family style hunt- choose one of the three time slots.

Stay tuned for information on Easter events happening in West Michigan in 2023!

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