Spring has arrived and what can be more fun than seeing your kids run around with their face painted, getting photos with the Easter bunny and filling their baskets and bellies with chocolate and other sweet treats to their heart’s content. Whether you want to enjoy a nice Sunday brunch or spend the day at the zoo this Easter, there are many options to choose from. Take a look at the times and dates below and choose which Easter egg hunt works best for your family.
Friday Events: April 6th
Spend some time enjoying the amazing animals at the LA Zoo and check out the Big Bunny’s Spring Fling event starting on Friday through Sunday. This Easter event is free to GLAZA members and with paid Zoo admission. They will feature many fun activities including getting close with a fuzzy bunny, planting your own carrot, face painting, craft activities, music and a chance to take a photo with Big Bunny. For more event information call (323) 644-4200.
THE LA ZOO 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Check out this unique event at the Home Depot Center. The Los Angeles Galaxy Foundation and The Home Depot Center Charitable Foundation will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Friday at 1p.m., for children ages 1-10. The kids will enjoy running around on the soccer field, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and appearances from the LA Galaxy mascot Cozmo and Galaxy players. Admission is $5 per child along with one parent or guardian while all additional family members are $3 each. Click here for registration details and more information.
The Home Depot Center 18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90747
Saturday Events: April 7th
For a change of scenery, check out the Easter Egg Hunt at Los Encinos State Historic Park. This event is free and in addition to the Egg Hunts for children up to 10 years old, they will feature traditional games, a blacksmith, old-time music, tours of the historic adobe and performers in period costume. The Egg hunt begins at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and don’t forget to bring your own basket. For more information call (818) 784-4849.
Los Encinos State Historic Park 16756 Moorpark St. Encino, CA 91436-1068
Residents in the South Bay, come and check out the Easter Egg Hunt at William Green Park in Lawndale. There will be Easter Egg Hunts for children of all ages, crafts, and pictures with the Easter Bunny. All hunts begin at 10am and don’t forget your basket. For more information contact the Community Service Department (310) 973-3270.
William Green Park 4558 W. 168th st. Lawndale, CA 90260
Sunday Events: April 8th
Do some shopping and check out this free Easter Egg Hunt event at the IKEA store in Carson. Hunt for hidden Easter Eggs, meet the Easter Bunny and celebrate with the whole family 10a.m. to 4p.m. For more information call (310) 527-4532.
IKEA Carson 20700 Avalon Blvd. Carson, CA 90746
If you’re looking for a fine dining experience and family fun, check out the Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet at Café Sierra in the Hilton Hotel in Universal City. They will have two Easter Sunday Brunch buffets located at Café Sierra and also in the Ballroom. Café Sierra champagne brunch will be from 10am to 4p.m., featuring Easter egg baskets, an egg hunt and Marionette show for the kids. The Sierra ballroom brunch is from 10a.m. to 2:30a.m., and will feature a visit from the Easter bunny, a live band with the Jazz Poets, Rene & His Artists Marionette show and an Easter egg hunt at 11:30 and 1:30pm. For Reservations call (818) 509- 2020.
Café Sierra at Hilton 555 Universal Hollywood Drive. Universal City, CA 91608
Other Events on Sunday
- Easter in the Park Veteran Park – Hosted by King’s Harbor Church (310) 376-6555
Tuesday Events: April 10th
Even though Easter holiday might have passed, the fun doesn’t have to end there. Check out the Discovery Hour Easter egg hunt at the Peterson Automotive Museum. They host an interactive weekly activity for families with children under 6 years old. This event will be held from 10a.m-11 a.m. on the 3rd floor Discovery Center. For More Info Email: [email protected] or call (323) 964-6308.
Peterson Automotive Museum 6060 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036