Happy Easter! Whether you want a hoppening with a view, a historical egg hunt, the biggest bunny, a real hoe-down celebration on a farm or to spend Easter with the fish (and sharks)—we know just where to go. You can also catch the Dodgers, see a 5,000 year old performance, take tea at a fashion show from a bygone era, help clean up the LA river and have an up close and personal with spring’s hottest princess: Belle.

photo: Terrenea Resort


Dodgers vs. D-backs
Springtime baseball! The Dodgers take on the D-backs this weekend.  Stadium giveaways include Kids Fatheads, Friday Night Fireworks and Jackie Robinson statues. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Take in Tea & a Fashion Show
Take a glance at some beautiful historic and period costumes and vintage gowns at Heritage Square Museum’s annual Vintage Fashion Show and Tea. Pinkies up. Sat. Event details.

Visit the Butterfly Pavilion
It’s that fluttery time of year. The Natural History Museum has re-opened the beautiful new Butterfly Pavilion and you can catch all these flying beauties through Labor Day. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Eastside & Griffith Park

Big Bunny’s Spring Fling at the LA Zoo
Watch as animals uncover Easter-themed paper mache eggs and baskets filled with treats, meet real bunnies and the Big Bunny and take part in face painting, bunny ear crafts, Easter egg coloring, musical entertainment by Kiddle Karoo’s Easter Show and more. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

FOLAR’s LA River Clean Up
The Friends of the Los Angeles is hosting their annual work-party down by the river. Help clean and re-green the river that runs through our city at one of 15 sites over the next 3 weekends. Sat. Event details.


Shen Yun World Tour
Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends and modern heroic tales with a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

San Gabriel Valley

Kidspace Easter Egg Hunt
Your little peeps can race through the Kidspace Gardens in search of hundreds of candy-filled eggs. Then families can create spring art, learn the bunny hop and pet real bunnies, together. Sat. & Sun. Event details.


A Hoppening on the Bluffs
This egg hunt with the Easter Bunny, a bounce house, spring crafts, hands on activities, games, face painting and more all happens on the stunning bluffs of Malibu. Fri. Event details.

Finding Belle
Cinderella, Snow White, Little Bo Peep and even Mother Goose confront the mysteries of modern living as they try to find the lost Belle and save the fairy tale world. This live show for young theater-goers is perfect for those who can’t get enough of Beauty/Belle. Sat. & Sun. Event details.

San Fernando Valley

Los Encinos Historical Egg Hunt
Eggs are gonna roll at the annual egg hunt with family-friendly games, historic demonstrations, face painting, live music, a bird walk and more. Sat. Event details.

Long Beach

Easter Brunch with the Fish
Tired of bunnies and chicks? Enjoy an elegant Easter breakfast followed by a fun-filled day of sea creatures at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Sun. Event details.

Worth the Drive

Easter on the Farm
Celebrate Easter at Underwood Family Farms with tons of adorable animals, visits with the Easter Bunny, the chicken show, Easter Story Labyrinth, tractor-drawn wagon rides and tons of Easter activities. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Looking for a complete list of the best Easter egg hunts and Easter brunches in town? We’ve got you covered on both counts!

—Meghan Rose