Egg Stravaganza

2018 Egg Stravaganza set for Saturday, March 24th - more info coming soon!!

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:
 
2018 Egg Stravaganza Events

All activities are FREE with the exception of those marked with a    for a small fee. 

Coloring Activity
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | PEGGS | 127 S. Michigan St. 
 
Bunny Breakfast
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+
 
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!
 
Arts & Crafts Coloring 

11:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. | Color Out the Darkness | 122 Michigan Ave.
One free 4" coloring page on good-quality art paper and 20% off any of display so you can show it off afterward!

Candy-filled Easter Eggs

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Madi's Market | 209 S. Michigan St.

Easter Cookie Decorating

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Chicory Café | 105 E. Jefferson Blvd.


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.

"Feeling good from my head down to-ma-toes!”

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Memorial HealthWorks! Kids' Musuem | 111 W. Jefferson Blvd, 2nd Floor
Come plant seeds of delicious bite-sized cherry tomatoes.

Pizza Promo

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. 

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.
 
Enchanted Tea
11:30 a.m. | The History Museum | 808 W. Washington St.
Fairies will charm you as they show you to your table in the Oliver Mansion’s Carriage House, bright with festive decorations. Also offered are  a menu of savories, sweets, and classic teas, and is followed by private tours of special areas of the 38-room Oliver Mansion. An egg hunt in Kidsfirst is also part of the fun! Tickets are $25/general; $20/youth 4-17; and $20/members. Reservations are required and can be made online at historymuseumSB.org
 
Visit with Stu and Swoop

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. l South Bend Cubs l The Gridiron

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!


 
2017 Egg Stravaganza Events
Coloring Activity

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.

Bunny Breakfast

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+

Kidsfirst Blooms

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!

Yoga Story Adventure for Kids

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. | Therapeutic Indulgence | Gridiron

Ellie Tricker from Therapeutic Indulgence will be instructing a 30-45 minute yoga program for kids on the Gridiron.

Visit with Stu and Swoop

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. l South Bend Cubs l The Gridiron

"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!

Climbing Wall

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 Petting Zoo

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  | St. Joseph County 4-H | Gridiron
Come say hi to a rabbit and learn about upcoming 4-H events.

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

Activity Sheets

11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m. | Costco | 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.

Peppa Pig Ticket Raffle

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Morris Performing Arts Center | Gridiron
Enter to win 2 free tickets to the November 2 performance of Peppa Pig at the Morris Performing Arts Center. 

Prize Wheel

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Physician's Urgent Care | Gridiron

Candy-filled Easter Eggs
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Madi's Market | 209 S. Michigan St.
 
Pizza Promo

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. 

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.

Balloon Art and Balloon Photo Booth

11:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. | Fun by the Yard | The Gridiron
Visit the Fun by the Yard balloon twisting booth on the Gridiron for balloon art (for a small fee), and bring your camera for a photo at the balloon photo booth (free.)

"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.

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.

Interactive Children's Concert

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. | The Music Village | Gridiron
Wendelyn Daly will do an interactive and engaging children's concert on the Gridiron.

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. Registered participants will receive a wristband based and only registered participants with a wristband will be permitted to enter the egg hunt zone. 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 (a different zone and wristband will be given for each age group.) 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!

 

 

Egg Stravaganza

March 24, 2018 - 7:00am

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