Knutsford town centre is ready to host its annual Bunny Hop to celebrate Easter and all things chocolatey on Saturday 31st March.
As per previous years, the event will see families scouring Knutsford’s historic streets to find 8 bunnies which will be hidden somewhere amongst the town’s retailers.
Once found, participants write each bunny’s name on a postcard and post completed postcards into the Heritage Centre’s dedicated Bunny Hop post box.
Postcards have been handed out to all local schools, pre-schools and nurseries and some will be available on the day from participating outlets.
The event has become a firm fixture in Knutsford’s calendar, growing in popularity each year, and this year the Bunny Hop is being coordinated by Knutsford Town Council.
Sandra Curties, town centre manager, commented: “We, along with the event sponsors, Mr Simms and Little Waitrose, have been overwhelmed by the number of retailers wishing to get involved.
“There are too many to mention here but the list includes: Gusto, Evuna, Travel Bag, Dr Barnardo’s, Saks Hairdressers, The Angel and Clarity.
“We urge all those taking part to visit every nook and cranny of Knutsford.”
Sandra added: “Look out for the ‘We are Bunny Hop friendly’ posters in the shop windows, spot the bunnies and, of course, to collect chocolate!”
Many shops are also hosting their own mini celebrations with face painting, competitions and dressing up.
All entries will go into a prize draw and a range of prizes have been offered by Knutsford businesses.
The event runs from 10am to 4pm and includes all the main streets in Knutsford town centre – King Street, Princess Street, Regent Street and Minshull Street.
There are no road closures, so parents are urged to supervise children at all times.