Candy and presents galore, and egg hunts and activities by the score – it’s Easter and Spring! Take those sticky-fingered, peep-munching, egg-dyeing, candy-hunting little creatures of yours out for some fun all weekend long. One of these egg-cellent outings is sure to make your kids very, very happy!
Big Bunny’s Spring Fling
Big Bunny’s Spring Fling brings fun activities and entertainment for all L.A. Zoo visitors! Where else can you pet a fuzzy bunny, have your face painted (like a bunny), make a be-a-bunny craft, have your photo taken with Big Bunny all while seeing the wild animals.
Friday 18th & Saturday 19th April, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$13-$18 All ages
Downtown Easter Fest
Everyone is invited to the 6th Annual Downtown Easter Fest for a huge Easter egg hunt with thousands of eggs, a bounce house, face painting, bubbles, arts and crafts, sack race, popcorn, food, drinks, and much more – all for free!
Sunday April 20, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Free. All ages.
Grand Hope Park, W. 9th and Hope St.
Duff’s Cakemix Easter Cupcakes
Kids with a sweet tooth (what, the bunny didn’t bring enough?) can come create special Easter treats with instruction from Duff’s decorators with their exclusive easter decorating kit. The kit includes 4 cupcakes per person and all your decorating needs.
Sunday Apr 20, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
$25. Ages 4 and up. (323-650-5555)
8302 Melrose Ave. LA, CA 90069
Bunny Brunch at American Girl
It’s an egg-stravagant morning with The Grove’s Easter Bunny. Bring your appetite and your camera, as there are photo-ops a plenty.
Saturday 19th April, 9 a.m.
$22. Ages 3 and up. For reservations call American Girl at 877-247-5223.
The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr.
An Egg-ceptional Celebration
In honor of Easter, it’s an egg-ceptional celebration (the puns keep coming for a few more day) where kids can eat egg scrambles and take egg-speditions throughout the gardens.
Saturday 19th April, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
$3-$8. All ages.
Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia
Kidspace Egg Hunt
Your little peeps can race through the Kidspace Gardens in search of hundreds of candy-filled eggs. Three egg hunts are scheduled for specific age groups, then stay for art creations like crafting your own bunny-ears.
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th April, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
$4 in addition to museum admission. All ages.
Kidspace Children’s Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Boulevard, Pasadena
Enchanted Fairytale Easter
A special edition of Fairy Tale Theatre returns, where costumed actors invite little ones and their grown-ups to partake in story-telling, sing-a-longs, crafts, face-painting, theater games, refreshments, and re-enactments of fairytales, myths, and legends.
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th April, 12:30 p.m.
$15 kids, one adult per kid is free. Ages 4-10. Reservations are necessary as space is extremely limited (only fifteen families per event!), and need to be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance.
Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., Santa Monica
Hoppenings are rare. So come enjoy the once-a-year free egg hunt with Easter Bunny, bounce house, photos with the Easter Bunny, spring crafts and hands on fun. You must bring your own basket and camera if you want to take photos. The hunt starts at 3:30 p.m.
Friday 18th April. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free. All ages.
Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 PCH, Malibu
Easter at the Pierce Farm
Gather the family and spend Easter Weekend at the Pierce College Farm taking part in a colorful array of activities for the entire family. Activities include scavenger hunts, Easter crafts, egg painting, animal farm and pony rides.
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th April, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Pierce College, 20800 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills
Huntington Beach Easter Hunt
Thousands of locals and tourists alike attend this beloved annual egg hunt held on the grassy lawns of HB’s Central Park. The festivities kick off early, so bring baskets for the kids to fill with candy and a few extra bucks for the yummy pancake breakfast. You can expect plenty of games, entertainment, and a visit with the Easter Bunny.
Saturday 19th April, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Free. All ages.
Huntington Central Park, Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach