Blogaversary Giveaway Day 6: Easter Bunny at Shops at Mission Viejo Win $50 Gift Card | @ShopsMV #BTCBlogaversary

The Easter Bunny hops into The Shops at Mission Viejo to kick off the annual Easter celebration festivities, offering families the chance to participate in traditional and unique seasonal events like The Bunny Photo Experience and The Shops at Mission Viejo Caring Bunny™.

Easter Bunny Shops at Mission Viejo

The Bunny Photo Experience begins Saturday, March 5 and runs through Saturday, March 26 on the lower level, near Nordstrom. Kids will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a treasured snapshot of the fun occasion.

Full Schedule:

Saturday, March 5: 10:00AM-7:00PM Saturday, March 12: 10:00AM-7:00PM Saturday, March 19: 10:00AM-7:00PM
Sunday, March 6:  11:00AM-6:00PM Sunday, March 13:  11:00AM-6:00PM Sunday, March 20: 11:00AM-6:00PM
Monday, March7:  11:00AM-8:00PM Monday, March 14:  10:00AM-8:00PM Monday, March 21:  10:00AM-8:30PM
Tuesday, March 8: 11:00AM-8:00PM Tuesday, March 15:  10:00AM-8:00PM Tuesday, March 22:  10:00AM-8:30PM
Wednesday, March 9: 11:00AM-8:00PM Wednesday, March 16:  10:00AM-8:00PM Wednesday, March 23: 10:00AM-8:30PM
Thursday, March 10: 11:00AM-8:00PM Thursday, March 17:  10:00AM-8:00PM Thursday, March 24: 10:00AM-8:30PM
Friday, March 11: 10:00AM-8:00PM Friday, March 18:  10:00AM-8:30PM Friday, March 25:  10:00AM-9:00PM

and Saturday, March 26: 10:00AM-7:00PM

This year, you can save time and avoid the line by reserving your appointment for a photo with the fluffy one ahead of time at

We love to hold family-friendly events and we always look forward to watching children interact with the Bunny at Easter,” said Patsy Sanquist, Director of Marketing and Business Development at The Shops at Mission Viejo.

The Shops at Mission Viejo’s Caring Bunny™ event will offer special needs families a subdued environment to participate in the Bunny Photo Experience. Caring Bunny has been developed by Simon and is guided by, a national online resource hub and special needs community. Over 90 Simon® properties will host the Caring Bunny this season. Promotional assistance for Caring Bunny has been provided by Autism Speaks.

On Sunday, March 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., many steps will be taken to reduce sensory triggers, creating a more comforting environment for children’s cherished visit with the Bunny. The subdued environment is likely to include (specific elements or aesthetics may vary):

  • Turning off in-mall music, stopping escalators located near the photo set, dimming the lights and shutting down fountains for the duration of the event.
  • Eliminating queue lines through the use of a numbering system whereby guests approach the set when their number is called.
  • Special activities geared toward the needs of the child during the ‘wait’ period to help the child understand what activities will occur during the visit.   

Families can reserve a spot for Caring Bunny at


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About The Shops at Mission Viejo
Among the 150 stores and restaurants at The Shops at Mission Viejo, this indoor mall features Nordstrom, H&M, Macy’s, Apple, Sephora, and The Cheesecake Factory. The Shops at Mission Viejo serves many nearby communities such as Ladera Ranch, Rancho Santa Margarita, Coto de Caza, San Juan Capistrano and the city of Mission Viejo. The Shops at Mission Viejo is conveniently located at the intersection of the I-5 and Crown Valley Parkway in the city of Mission Viejo. With over 150 stores and restaurants, The Shops at Mission Viejo is south Orange County’s main shopping destination. For a map and store listings, as well as directions, events and job listings, visit or call 949-364-1771.

About Simon
Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG). Our industry-leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual retail sales. For more information, visit

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  1. I love the gymboree, my daughter loves the build a bear store and my son loves the disney store, we are a regular goer at the Shops!


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