Saturday, April 8th
EggStravaganza is a celebration of the arrival of spring. Join us throughout downtown as businesses host activities, crafts, and specials. Don't forget to plan a visit with the bunny and attend the Howard Park Easter Egg Hunt.
All activities are listed in order of start time:
2017 Egg Stravaganza Events
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Le Peep | 127 S. Michigan St.
Yellow Cat Cafe Coloring Contest
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Yellow Cat Cafe | 808 E Colfax Ave.
Participate in the coloring contest for your chance to win a goodie basket filled with gift certificates, candy, and Yellow Cat Cafe goodies! The winner will be notified at 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. l The Tippecanoe Place l 620 W. Washington St.
Have breakfast with the Easter Bunny! $4 for 2-6 year olds, $8 for 7-12 year olds, and $12 for 12+
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | The History Museum | 808 W. Washington St.
Join the celebration of Spring through games, crafts, and activities. Nine different craft activities will be available, free with admission to the museum. Admission is $5 for children, $12 for a family, and $3 for members. Call to reserve a spot at (574)-235-9664!
Egg-cellent Egg Stravaganza!
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | St. Joseph County Public Library | 304 S. Main St.
Come make a craft from 10-12 and join the scavenger hunt from 10-3!
"Lett-uce" Grow a Bunny Salad
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Memorial HealthWorks! Kids' Musuem | 111 W. Jefferson Blvd, 2nd Floor
Come plant an Easter Bunny Salad bar that you can take home!
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Venues, Parks & Arts | Gridiron
Easter Cookie Decorating
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Chicory Café | 105 E. Jefferson Blvd.
Easter Egg Painting
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | A.R. Drew Art| 121 S. Niles Ave.
Sidewalk Chalk Contest
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m | Idle Hours Bookshop | 212 S. Michigan St.
All ages welcome! Winner receives gift basket.
Bunny Coloring Sheets
11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m. | TCU | The Gridiron
Egg & Spoon Races, Games, and Sack Races
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | DTSB | Gridiron
Free drop-in games on the Gridiron, with treat-filled eggs given out as prizes. Plus, enter to win 2 free tickets to the November 2 performance of Peppa Pig at the Morris Performing Arts Center.
Candy-filled Easter Eggs
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Madi's Market | 209 S. Michigan St.
"South Bend Cubbie Dog"
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Fiddler's Hearth | 127 N Main St.
Fiddler's Hearth will be having their hot dog cart in front of the restaurant to celebrate the opening game! In addition to their Shephard Dog, Chicago Dog, and Naked Dog, they will be having the special "Cubbie Dog." Wear your Cub's shirts, hats, etc. to recieve 10% off your hotdogs and meals in the restaurant.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Barnaby's Pizza | 713 E. Jefferson Blvd.
One large, 2-topping pizza, one order of breadsticks, and a pitcher of pop for $19.95 + tax
14" Pizza Special $12.00
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Bruno's Pizza Downtown | 131 S. Michigan St.
Visit with Stu and Swoop
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. l South Bend Cubs l The Gridiron
Bunnies, Butterflies, Flowers
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | The Pigeon and the Hen Pottery | 217 S. Michigan St.
Spring ceramics such as bunnies, butterflies and flowers will be available to paint. They will also have an egg marbling station.
Visit the Easter Bunny
12:00 p.m. - 5 p.m. | South Bend Chocolate Cafe | 122 S. Michigan St.
Visit the Easter Bunny at the Chocolate Cafe and enter to win a 65 lb. solid milk chocolate bunny! The contest is open now through April 14, with a drawing to announce the winner on April 15.
Egg-spress Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.| Dream Coach Carriages | First Stop: Chocolate Café
Hop around town on the "EGG-Spress Wagon" pulled by the biggest bunnies in South Bend! Rides are $4 per person, excluding infants. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets will be sold just before 12:00 p.m. at the "EGG-Spress" bunny stop in front of the Chocolate Café. Don't forget your camera!
Decorate and Plant Spring Flower Pots
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | South Bend Musuem of Art | 120 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
All ages welcome to making a craft that explores the sights and hues of Spring. Inside the Century Center.
Easter/Spring Coloring Activity
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | The General Deli & Cafe | 609 E Jefferson Blvd.
Come enjoy delicious sandwiches and drinks at The General and participate in the Easter/Spring Coloring Activity!
Howard Park Easter Egg Hunt
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Howard Park | 219 S. St. Louis Blvd.
Registration will take place 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the Gridiron. The egg hunt will take place at Howard Park, separated into two times for two age groups - 1:00 p.m. for kids ages 5 & under, and 1:30 p.m. for kids ages 6-12. Eggs will contain candy, prizes, cash, and vouchers from downtown businesses.
The following businesses will be donating vouchers/certificates for the Howard Park Egg Hunt:
Hair Crafters - certificates for free haircuts
South Bend Cubs Performance Center - free tokens for batting cage
The General Deli & Cafe - certificates for a free kids' beverage (lemonade or hot chocolate)
The Music Village - certificates for free lessons
The Pigeon & The Hen Pottery - coupons for $3 off any item $10 or more
Free Face Painting
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. l Just Goods l 714 E. Jefferson Blvd.
Cubs Home Opener
7:05 p.m. | Four Winds Field | 501 W South St.
The South Bend Cubs first home game will be against W. Michigan. Bring the whole family out a fun-filled evening The first 2,000 fans through the gates will receive a 2017 South Bend Cubs magnet schedule. Stick around after the game for the biggest fireworks show in Michiana!