Best Easter Day Events In Los Angeles

April 5, 2017 5:00 AM

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Events on Easter have a tendency to be segregated: Easter egg hunts for the kids and bottomless mimosas during brunch for the parents. But this is Los Angeles and there’s a wide range of stuff to do on Easter that everyone can enjoy. Whether you want to keep things traditional or kick it up a notch, check out these Easter day events in Los Angeles.
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EasterFest 2017
Grand Hope Park
9th & Hope St.
Los Angeles, CA. 90015
(213) 471-2415.
www.newcitychurchla.com/easterfest
Date: Sunday April 16, 2017

For a good time to be had by all this Easter Sunday, head over to the New City Church and partake in its annual outdoor festival downtown. The festival, now in its 9th year, is free to everyone thanks to the generosity of the New City Church. There will be plenty of arts and crafts, face painting, races and games and a mega bounce house for the kids with lots of food and drink for the adults. Of course, there will be an Easter egg hunt with thousands of eggs so all the kids will go home with a sizable bounty. Last year more than 3,000 people attended this event with possibly more expected this year

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Pershing Square Community Egg Hunt
Pershing Square
532 S. Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
www.laparks.org
Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 12pm to 4 pm

The City of Los Angeles’ Park and Recreation is hosting a free Easter egg hunt at Pershing Square in Downtown LA today. Enjoy the egg hunt, win prizes, hear poetry and storytelling, take part in arts and crafts as well as plenty of children’s entertainment. Their Easter egg hunts will run in shifts by age group. Food will also be available for purchase.

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Blessing of the Animals at Olvera Street
El Pueblo Historic Park
125 Paseo De La Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 628-1274
www.olveraevents.com
Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Blessing of The Animals has been a big part of the history of Olvera Street since its founding in 1930. Many people view their pets as part of the family and are worthy of receiving an Easter blessing right alongside everyone else. On Saturday, April 15, 2017, blessings will begin at 2pm and will be led by Archbishop Jose Gomez. The ceremony, which will bless all animals that attend, lasts about an hour, and then the fun really starts! From 12pm to 5pm, enjoy entertainment and family fun. There will be music, a lively procession, a petting zoo and entertainment for the entire family. If attending with a pet, please act responsibly to ensure the safety of yours and other animals.
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Bunny’s Spring Fling at the LA Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Los Angeles Zoo
Griffith Park
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
www.lazoo.org
Date: Easter Weekend – Friday, April 14, 2017 – April 16, 2017 from 10am to 4pm

On Easter Day, The Los Angeles Zoo will host its Bunny Spring Fling for families around the southland. Visit and your kids can create bunny ears, pet bunnies and have also have their photo taken with Big Easter Bunny, as well as other cartoon characters at this three-day event at the Los Angeles Zoo. The free event will also feature many other activities, including petting real bunnies, arts & crafts, face painting, music and much more.

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The Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Los Encinos State Historic Park
Los Encinos Historic State Park
16756 Moorpark St
Encino, CA 91436
(818) 784-4849
www.los-encinos.org
Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1pm

Located smack dab in the middle of Encino on Ventura Boulevard is Los Encinos State Historic Park, a hidden gem that is as serene as it is unexpected. This free annual Easter event is a tradition among locals and will feature many activities aside from an egg hunt such as traditional games, a blacksmith, old-time music, tours of the historic adobe and performers in period costume. The Egg Hunts will be grouped according to age with 2 years and under going first at 1:30pm and 7-10 year olds getting their chance at 3pm. Admission is free, but donations are always welcome.

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The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802
(877) 342-0738
www.queenmary.com
Date: April 16, 2017

Celebrate Easter this year in style at The Queen Mary in Long Beach harbor. Accompanied by live harp music, the ship will feature an Easter Bunny, as well as a special family photo opportunity, and of course a delicious brunch. Along with a special Easter candy bar, you’ll get a chance to hunt for Easter eggs, visit their Easter petting zoo, win prizes, and even get your face painted. Don’t forget about the Easter Sunday Champagne brunch though, which will include offerings will include gourmet dishes, with special Easter Candy!
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Spring Easter Egg Hunt
Eagle Rock Recreation Center
1100 Eagle Vista Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90041
(323) 257-6948
www.laparks.org
Date: April 16, 2017

Visit Eagle Rock’s Recreation Center for a special Spring egg hunt! The day will include a fun egg hunt, arts and crafts, face painting, jumper, free food, photos with the Spring Bunny and much more.
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Spring Easter Egg Hunt
Winnetka Recreation Center
8401 Winnetka Ave
Winnetka, CA 91306
(818) 756-7876
www.laparks.org
Date: April 16, 2017

Winnetka Recreation Center is also participating in Easter Day events! With a moon bounce, arts and crafts, game booths, contents, prizes, live music and of course a great Easter egg hunt, you won’t want to miss out on the fun! It’s great for a day out with the family and friends.
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Easter At The Underwood Family Farms
3370 Sunset Valley Rd
Moorpark, CA 93021
(805) 529-3690
www.underwoodfamilyfarms.com
Date: April 1 – 17, 2017 from 9am to 6pm

Celebrate Easter all Month long at Underwood Family Farms! This great farm, known for their great October festivities, will be participating in springtime fun with photo ops with the Easter Bunny, as well as crafts, a hay pyramid, a slide, animal shows, a tractor wagon ride and much more. Additional activities include a fun Easter egg hunt, rides as well as games.

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