LAKEWOOD – Chautauqua Mall announced Wednesday that the Easter Bunny will usher in the spring season starting April 6.
The Easter Bunny will be available to greet guests and capture photo memories on Saturdays from noon-8 p.m., Sundays from noon-6 p.m. and on Friday, April 19 from 4-8pm.
To celebrate the Easter Bunny’s return, Chautauqua Mall will host the Easter Bunny Arrival on Saturday, April 6 from 11:30am-1pm.
Officals said families are welcome the bunny as he makes his grand entrance from JCPenney to Center Court on a boat, provided by Smith Boys of Chautauqua.
Guests will also enjoy Easter-themed craft stations hosted in partnership with the Girl Scouts of Western New York, a planting activity provided by Isaman’s Contracting, games, prizes and music.
“Meeting the Easter Bunny is one of those classic traditions we can all remember partaking in during spring,” said Kate Miller, marketing director at Chautauqua Mall. “These unique activations offer guests an enhanced experience to create even more Easter memories with their loved ones.”
Directly following the Easter Bunny Arrival, guests are invited to JCPenney to take part in their Spring Fashion Event, which starts at 1:00pm.
The event will kick off with demonstrations for all ages including a Children’s Shoe Fitting demo and a Salon Styling demo.
Following the demonstrations, guests will enjoy a fashion show featuring Spring styles from a selection of JCPenney’s most popular brands, plus beach wear and Prom fashions. Attendees can also enter to win a $25 JCPenney Gift Card.
The Easter Bunny Garden, which is located in Center Court, is sponsored by Smith Boys of Chautauqua. Fresh spring flowers accompany the set, provided by Isaman’s Contracting.