10 things to do this Easter Sunday in Los Angeles [4-17-2022]

10 things to do this Easter Sunday in Los Angeles [4-17-2022]
Micheltorena Stairs at Silver Lake. January 25, 2022. Photo by Brian Champlin

It’s a holiday Sunday, which means the sum of your plans could just be relaxing on the couch as you go back and forth between the Dodger game and the NBA playoffs. Butif you are reading this article you must be looking for something to do.

Below are our top three picks for today (April 17) in Los Angeles, followed by a bulleted list of seven other quick ideas to consider. Either way, enjoy your day and happy Easter!

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Things to do for Sunday

Put an Egg on All Day in Smorgasburg LA -> Smorgasburg is open on Easter Sunday and will host its annual meeting “Put an Egg on All Day” where a number of vendors will be adding egg-themed specialties to their menus. Highlights include a famous Evil Cooks chilaquile burrito stuffed with potato flautas made by Los Dorados; bungkus filled with eggs from Bungkus Bagus; a breakfast sandwich from Picnic Sandwich; and a Vietnamese egg coffee from Be Bright Coffee. Plus, Compton pit-master Kevin Bludso will be on hand to sell and autograph copies of his brand new cookbook.”Bludso BBQ Cookbook” while offering its own barbecue specialties to the public.

Fair of Renaissance pleasures -> April 16-17 is Pirate Weekend at the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area. In addition to a special pirate-themed costume contest (Arrrrr!), wait- you to the usual assortment of over 100 artisans, merchants and vendors, as well as games, rides and, of course, the food court. One-day adult admission starts at $38. More information here.

Easter Egg Hunt at Santa Anita-> This Sunday, Santa Anita Park will host an Easter egg hunt with over 35,000 Easter eggs. The Easter Sunday event will also include arts and crafts, egg decorating and sand art, carnival rides, a pony ride and a baby goat exhibit. Infield admission is $5 and each Easter hunt package is $4. Get more information here.

Seven more things to do in LA today

Chances are that if you have plans for Easter Sunday, you’re pretty locked in for today… church services, family reunions, brunch reservations, etc… That said, Los Area weather Angeles is supposed to be gorgeous (71 and party sunny), and just about perfect for an outdoor stroll. And now that my LA on Foot series has a total of seven walks, it seems like a perfect opportunity to recap them as a suggestion in today’s bulleted list. So, some ideas…


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Brian Champlin

Brian is the co-founder of We Like LA and a lifelong fan of puns, the Lakers, and late-night tacos. Follow him on Twitter @bchampLA

Alicia R. Rucker