Spring is here, meaning Easter is just around the corner—sort of! This year, there will be lots of pastel-tinted fun headed to Los Angeles and you might not know which events to attend with your little bunnies. Don’t fret! We’ve rounded up our favorite Easter events so you don’t miss out on any of the fun. 


1. Big Bunny’s Spring Fling

This annual event is a favorite with local families—and this year, it’s expanded to a whole month of eco-learning. Take pictures with the Easter Bunny (April 13-14 and 19-20), create bunny ears, participate in a seed-planting and watch a Pollination Celebration acrobat show.

When: March 23-April 28

Cost: Included with general admission—adults $21, children (ages 2-12) $16, children under 2 free. Easter bunny photo op and honey tasting require extra ticket.


2. Easter Springtime Festival at Underwood Family Farms

Underwood Family Farms’ Springtime Easter Festival is jam-packed with fun activities the whole family will enjoy. Visitors can take pictures with a giant Easter basket, play games, make a variety of Easter-themed crafts and watch a chicken show! There are also tons of activities your little bunnies will love, like train rides and a moon bounce, that require tickets.

When: March 30-April 22

Cost: Weekday admission $8, weekend and Easter weekend (4/19, 4/20, 4/21) $12; some activities cost extra


3. Easter Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad

Irvine Park Railroad is hosting its annual Easter Eggstravaganza once again this spring. There are daily egg hunts (don’t forget your own baskets!), train rides through the park, face painting, carnival games and Easter cookie decorating. For $12, children can also meet and have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny!

When: March 30-April 20

Cost: Activity prices vary

4. Egg Hunt at Kidspace Children’s Museum

Hundreds—yes, hundreds!—of candy-filled eggs will be hidden throughout Arroyo Adventure. (Bring a basket or buy one at the Busy Bee Learning Store.) After, kids can make bunny ears and learn the bunny hop. Registration is required to participate, so be sure to register your kids today!

When: April 13 & 20

Cost: $6 plus general admission—$14, children under 1 free

5. The Blessing of the Animals on Olvera Street

The Blessing of the Animals is an annual event on Olvera Street that takes place the day before Easter. All pets, and their humans, are welcome at this centuries-old tradition, where they’ll receive a blessing led by Archbishop Jose Gomez. There will also be live entertainment for you and your four-legged family members to enjoy!

When: April 20

Cost: Free

6. Egg-ceptional Celebration at The Arboretum

Hop on over to The Arboretum for plenty of Easter egg hunts, egg scrambles, activities and tasty refreshments. Egg hunts will be held throughout the day (baskets are provided!), and once little ones are tired of hunting, they can participate in some bunny-themed activities and win prizes. 

When: April 20

Cost: Activities $5 per child, plus general admission—adults $9, children (ages 5-12) $4, children under 5 free

7. VIP Bunny Brunch and Egg Bowl at the Rose Bowl Stadium

Football fans, this one’s for you. On April 20, live like a VIP in the Stadium Club Lounge for pictures with the Easter bunny, holiday stories and—the pièce de résistance—an egg hunt on the actual Rose Bowl field! The Stadium is even offering free rides on the Pasadena Transit Route 51 Saturday busses

When: April 20

Cost: $22, children (ages 4-14) $14, 3 and under free

8. Bunny Fun Day at LA State Historic Park

If your kids are still hopping on Easter fuel the week after the big day, head to LA Historic Park on April 27 for egg hunting, face painting, lawn games, crafts, treats and more! If you don’t want to deal with parking, the park is next to the Gold Line Chinatown station. Sweet!

When: April 27

Cost: Free

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