Melbourne Square Hosts Hometown Heroes Event
- May 3, 2021
Melbourne, FL (March 9, 2021) – Melbourne Square is celebrating the start of spring through family-friendly Easter events, while offering opportunities to meet the Easter Bunny. This year the Bunny is very busy hopping to different locations, so Melbourne Square will be offering families Easter-mini photos by Kaylie Marie Photography starting March 17- April 10 during mall hours Mon-Sat 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.. Families are invited to meet the Easter Bunny when he hops through Brevard County and settles at Melbourne Square. Bunny dates and times are limited! The Bunny will only be available during retail hours on three Wednesdays, March 17, 24, 31 for visits and photos with families and children of all ages with careful attention to the latest social distancing guidelines. To celebrate the Eater Bunny’s return, Melbourne Square will also be hosting events like Sensitive Bunny, Cute as a Bunny Craft, and Bestie and Bunny pet photos. Reservations for Easter photos are required and can be made at kayliemariephotography.as.me/schedule.php
Melbourne Square will host Cute as a Bunny Crafts on March 20 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. near the Children’s Play Area, this free event gives children the opportunity to create special Easter-themed crafts before their visit with the Easter Bunny. Hosted in partnership with KidX Club®, an organization that sponsors free events to encourage creativity, learning and curiosity, Cute as a Bunny Craft will offer opportunities for children and families to connect while making crafts, enjoying balloon twisting and more. Melbourne Square will be offering families mini-Easter photos with or without the Bunny during this event. Reservations are required and can be made at melbournesquare.com
Melbourne Square will host a Sensitive Bunny® appearance offering a compassionate sensory friendly experience to children with all spectrums of special needs. On Saturday, March 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (before mall hours) near the Children’s Play Area. Sensitive Bunny® will be available to offer a quiet, calm, and memorable family Easter experience. Simple adjustments are made to reduce sensory stimuli, including muted lights and music, as well as crafts to support self-expression and fine motor skills. Melbourne Square will be offering families Easter-mini photos with or without the Bunny during this event. Reservations are required and can be made at melbournesquare.com
Melbourne Square is thrilled to offer a fun and unique way for furry friends and their owners to celebrate the Easter season. Family pets are invited for a visit with the Easter Bunny on March 27 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (before mall hours) near the Children’s Play Area. You will need to enter the mall by JCPenney’s and The Salon Professional Academy. Bestie and Bunny is only open to guests wishing to bring dogs and cats that will have the opportunity to pose with their owners or with the Easter Bunny. No other pets, such as reptiles or rodents, are permitted. Reservations for Bestie and Bunny pet photos event and reservations for photos are separate reservations. Reservations are required and can be made at melbournesquare.com.
“We are thrilled to welcome the start of spring through visits with Bunny, Cute as a Bunny Craft, Sensitive Bunny and Bestie and Bunny pet photos” said Alisha Kish, Marketing Director “We are proud to continue to offer opportunities for our community to safely gather at Melbourne Square and to reimagine time-honored traditions in new ways.”
Melbourne Square remains focused on providing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. All Easter events will follow the town center’s COVID-19 safety protocols, including rigorous disinfectant and cleaning practices.
In addition, the Code of Conduct, posted at the Center and available melbournesquare.com/legal/code-of-conductincludes the following guidelines:
These Easter celebrations illustrate Melbourne Square’s commitment to creating innovative, engaging experiences within the community. For more information on Easter photos and other events at Melbourne Square visit melbournesquare.com.
About Melbourne Square
Melbourne Square is one of the premier shopping destinations in Brevard County. The town center is home to more than 100 national and local retail, dining and entertainment options, as well as numerous events and activities throughout the year. A dynamic offering of things to do along with things to buy keeps guests engaged and returning often. Melbourne Square is open seven days a week; Monday to Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6:00 p.m. For more information, please call 321-727-8062, or visit melbournesquare.com. Like us on Facebook @ MelbourneSquareMall and follow us on Twitter @MelbourneSqMall and Instagram @melbourne_square