Easter Bunny Arrives At Hamilton Place March 29

Friday, March 21, 2014

“The Easter Bunny will arrive at Hamilton Place and be available for visits and photographs with children March 29 through April 19,” said Hamilton Place General Manager, Dan Wolfe.  “Capturing a photo with your child and the Easter Bunny will be a priceless keepsake.”

The Easter Bunny will be available Monday – Saturday from 10 a.

m. - 9 p.m.; Sundays, noon - 6 p.m. and will be located on the lower level of the mall near Belk.  There is no charge to visit the Easter Bunny; however, visitors may purchase a photo package.

Customers will also receive a $10 to $20 Shutterfly gift card with any of the five photo packages.  Additionally, they will be able to download the free My Holiday Moments app (available through iTunes or Google Play) and receive special games, a countdown to Easter and the ability to retrieve your photo on your mobile device.

FastPass will be available by pre-purchasing your photo package, allowing you to avoid waiting in line.  


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