Spring is in the air, the flowers are blooming, and the Easter Bunny is making his rounds! Luckily, if you’re in the Stateline, you don’t have to search high and low to find the Easter Bunny – he’s right here in town, waiting to pose for pictures and hand out candy. From photos at the mall to meet-and-greets all around town, we’ve got the scoop on all the best ways to see the Easter Bunny in the Stateline. Come along with us on this egg-citing journey – the Easter Bunny is waiting!
Visit the Easter Bunny at the CherryVale Mall
Where: 7200 Harrison Ave Suite 5, Rockford, IL
When: March 15 – April 8, 2023
Wednesday through Saturday from 11 am – 8 pm
Visiting the Easter Bunny is free, but no personal cameras / phone photos are allowed. Photo packages with the Bunny start at $32.99 in March and $36.99 in April. You can bring your pets to see the Easter Bunny on March 20, 27, and April 3.
You can reserve a spot to see the Easter bunny here.
Easter Bunny Events Around the Stateline
Meet the Easter Bunny at The Sugar Exchange
Where: 119 N. Main St., Janesville, WI
When: March 18 and 25 from 11 am – 2 pm
April 1 and 8 from 11 am – 3 pm
Bring your kids in for a photo and get a sweet treat afterward.
Spring Has Sprung Bunny Event at Community Building
Where: 111 W. 1st St., Belvidere, IL
When: March 20 from 4 pm – 6 pm
Get your free photo taken with the Easter Bunny, participate in fun activities, and more. Concessions will be on sale for $1 each. Cash only.
Activities with the Bunny at Lions Club Poplar Grove
Where: 305 W. Grove St., Poplar Grove, IL
When: March 26 from 11 am – 3 pm
Get a photo with the Easter Bunny and do activities. Register here.
Bunny at the Square at Downtown Janesville
Where: 69 River St., Janesville, WI
When: April 1 from 10 am – 12 pm
Walk around dozens of Easter-themed stations representing local businesses and organizations to collect treats and participate in fun activities. Bring your own Easter basket.
Biker Bunny Photos at Kegel Harley-Davidson
Where: 7125 Harrison Ave, Rockford, IL
When: April 1 from 12 pm – 2 pm
Cost: Free, donations appreciated
The biker Easter bunny is visiting Kegels. You can get an Easter photo with attitude to share with your family and friends and a Easter Egg with a surprise inside. A digital download will be sent to you through email. Donations are welcome and will be donated to the Autism Program at Easterseals.
Easter Bunny at Sips and Sprinkles
Where: 221 W. Locust St., Belvidere, IL
When: April 2 from 12 pm – 4 pm
Cost: $5 per digital photo
Memories by Debbie will be hosting Easter Bunny photos at Sips and Sprinkles. Photos are $5 each and can be downloaded after the event. Cash only.
Photos with the Easter Bunny at Boone County Museum of History
Where: 314 S. State St., Belvidere, IL
When: April 2 from 11 am -3 pm
Cost: $10 per family museum admission / $5 per digital photo with Easter Bunny
JKirk Photography will be offering photos with the Easter Bunny. Photos are $5 each and can be downloaded after the event. There will also be fun for the whole family at the museum, make and take crafts, and more.
Easter Eggstravaganza Bunny Hop in Downtown Beloit
Where: 557 E. Grand Ave., Beloit, WI
When: April 8 from 10 am – 12 pm
Cost: Free or low-cost
Kids can take photos with the Easter Bunny, games, mascots, face painting and more. Bunny photos and face painting will have a small charge.
Bunny Trail at Krape Park
Where: 1799 S. Park Blvd., Freeport, IL
When: April 8 from 11 am – 12:30 pm
Families can bring baskets to gather special treats, meet with the Easter Bunny, and interact with barn animals.
$5 Blocks Make and Take with the Easter Bunny at Erica’s Board Creations
Where: 122 S. Prairie St., Rockton, IL
When: April 8 from 11 am – 4 pm
Cost: $5 – $25
Families can stop in to paint a $5 block or buy a to-go kit and meet with the Easter Bunny.
Or Have the Easter Bunny Come To You!
Stateline Area Easter Bunny Visits
Where: Your House!
When: April 1 from 9 am – 12 pm
April 1 from 1 pm – 3 pm
April 2 from 1 pm – 3 pm
April 8 from 9 am – 12 pm
April 8 from 1 pm – 4 pm
Cost: $45 per visit
$25 per gift basket
Have the Easter Bunny visit your house for 10 minutes, take pictures, and drop off a gift basket. Reserve your visit here.
Forest City Fairy Tale is also offering Easter Bunny visits with two dozen filled eggs that the Easter Bunny will hide around your yard for $50.
The bunny can come on April 1, 2, and 8. Reserve your visit here.