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Plan Ahead, Because This Year Will Be One for the Books

Written By: Ashlee Polarek Easter Dining in LA

Easter may be on April 1, but we have some foolproof events that will make your Easter a hopping good time. Dust off those pastels, grab your chocolate bunnies, your easter baskets and take to Los Angeles in search of brunch, photos with the Easter Bunny and egg hunts!

 

Bunny Loves Brunch

Dine with a view of Santa Monica pier and beach at the Loews Santa Monica’s Ocean & Vine restaurant. Head out for a perfect spring day and enjoy acai bowls, banana pancakes, huevos rancheros and cold-pressed juices.

Native Knowledge: The seafood at Loews Santa Monica is locally caught and produce is from local farmers markets.

Ocean & Vine
Loews Santa Monica
1700 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.576.3184

 

#Views

Join Shade Hotel at their Redondo Beach location for Easter brunch on the marina. The family can enjoy a filling and delicious feast before the kids partake in supervised crafts and the adults take in the beautiful terrace and courtyard.

Shade Hotel Redondo Beach
655 N Harbor Dr
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
310.921.8940

 

Mali-Bunny

Hop on down to Duke’s Malibu for brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Easter Sunday. Adults can enjoy mimosas and unlimited coffee and tea as well as Easter Eggs and face painting for the kids. Fill your plate with pancakes, ahi poke, Huli chicken, French toast, home-style potatoes and more!

Duke’s Malibu
21150 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265
310.317.0777

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Hop, Hop and Away!

For those with little ones aged three to 10 years old, head to the Manhattan Village Shopping Center on SaturdayMarch 31 for fun springtime activities! Hop down to the “Carrot Patch” for photos, games, refreshments and arts and crafts. Tickets are required for the event and can be picked up at the concierge.

Native Knowledge: Parking is ample at the Village, and you can always use a ride-sharing service to drop you off if need be!

Manhattan Village Shopping Center
3200 Sepulveda Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
310.546.5555

 

Egg-Ceptionally Fun

On March 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., head over to The Point in El Segundo for a day of spring-themed fun! This event will feature photos with the Easter Bunny, a bunny petting zoo, stilt-walker, a DJ, family lawn games, an egg hunt hosted by Champ Camp and much more!

Native Knowledge: Once you’re feeling hungry, head to True Food Kitchen. For an especially tasty bite, grab the butternut squash pizza for something savory and sweet!

The Point
850 S Sepulveda Blvd
El Segundo, CA, 90245
310.414.5280

Take a Break From the Chocolate

For those who want to feel the sun on their face, this modern and inviting dining experience in an open-air courtyard and terrace—as well as indoors in a cozy lounge if you want to avoid the rays—is for you. On Easter Sunday, let the kids enjoy crafts while the adults indulge in a hassle-free and delicious feast.

Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach
1221 N Valley Dr
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
310.546.4995

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Trip to the Zoo!

From March 30-April 1, hop on down to the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens for a day of soaking in the beautiful spring weather, music, special animal encounters, arts and crafts, photos opps with the Easter Bunny himself, education stations and more!

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
5333 Zoo Dr
Los Angeles, CA, 90027
323.644.4200

Easter Dining in LA

Cruise Control

Cruise along the California coast with Hornblower Cruises for a special spring treat! Fill up on brunch with striking views and a visit from the Easter Bunny. He’s one busy hare! Dive into Champagne, delicious breakfast or supper options and dessert on this perfect day on the water.

Hornblower Cruises and Events
13755 Fiji Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
310.301.6000

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Sea You There

Head to the Queen Mary this Easter Sunday for a petting zoo, an Easter Egg hunt (filled with candy, toys and tour tickets), airbrush tattoos, face painting and more. Easter fun is free for those attending the ship as a hotel, exhibit, tour or dining guest. Make reservations for the Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch for the chance to enjoy an amazing meal aboard the ship.

Native Knowledge: When you’re finished at the Queen Mary, hop aboard the Long Beach Transit Passport Bus for a free ride to all of the popular spots in Downtown Long Beach.

The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802
877.342.0738