Grab your Easter basket, decorated bonnet or bunny ears, and hop on down to Downtown Lee’s Summit from 10 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, April 15, for the annual Downtown Bunny Hop. This free family activity includes a walking parade led by the Easter Bunny, an Easter Bonnet/Bunny Ears Contest, pictures with the Easter Bunny and free candy at participating downtown businesses, while supplies last.
The parade line-up begins at 9:45 a.m. at City Hall Plaza, 220 SE Green St. in Downtown Lee’s Summit. At 10 a.m., the Easter Bunny, along with Lee’s Summit’s historic fire engine, will lead the parade up Third Street to Howard Station Park on SE Main Street.
Have your camera ready for pictures with the Easter Bunny immediately after the parade at Howard Station Park. Also following the parade, until noon, children can hop around to participating downtown businesses for free candy, while supplies last.
Be sure to decorate an Easter bonnet or hat for the Bunny Ears & Easter Hat Contest, taking place at 10:30 a.m. in Howard Station Park. Awards will be given to the best decorated bonnet or bunny ears in various age categories.
Convenient parking for the Bunny Hop can be found in the public parking garage at the corner of Second and Green streets.
The Downtown Bunny Hop is hosted by Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street and made possible by the support of Heart of America Dance Centre, Jones Allery & Asthma Center, Renewal by Andersen, and Sky Zone Trampoline Park.