L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From Easter Celebrations to Dodgers Opening Day and More

Plus, the last week of DineL.A., Coachella Weekend 1 and other cool happenings.

Mark your cal for these pop-up shops and markets, stylish soirées, trunk shows, and other cool Los Angeles events.

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Ongoing Pop-Up Shops & Events

Coachella Weekend 1 (Indio): After a two-year hiatus, Coachella is returning to the desert for its iconic arts and music festival. Headlining the show are Billie Eilish, Harry Style, and The Weeknd. Don't miss out on the multi-genre music event and get ready for a weekend you'll never forget. Join the waitlist here.
When: Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 18
Where: Empire Polo Club, 81800 51st Ave., Indio, 92201

Dine L.A. Restaurant Week (Multiple Locations): Foodies, it's here! Score food and drink deals for $15 and up while exploring our city's culinary scene during Dine L.A.'s annual event. Participating eateries include The Original Farmers Market's Du-Par's Restaurant, El Granjero Cantina, Catch, Eataly L.A., and many more. See the full roster and book reservations here.
When: Now through Friday, April 15
Where: Multiple Locations

Festival Pregame Party at Theia (Beverly Grove): In honor of Coachella weekend, Theia Los Angeles is hosting a Greek experience pregame party. The interactive restaurant features entertainment such as DJs playing a Coachella-inspired playlist, belly dancers, and drummers. Theiachella will also have a special menu that's 10% off with proof of your wristband. Check out the full menu here.
When: Friday, April 15 through Saturday, April 16
Where: Theía, 8048 West 3rd St., L.A., 90048

Outfest Fusion QTBIPOC Film Festival (L.A.): Outfest Fusion is back with a hybrid festival during Outfest's 40th Anniversary year. The 2022 Outfest Fusion QTBIPOC (Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Film Festival will feature seven feature films, 52 short films, three episodes, and a One-Minute Movie Contest sponsored by Hyundai, as well as workshops and panels. The 10-day festival will be held in-person from April 8-13 and online from April 13-17. Tickets start at $12; purchase them here.
When: Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 17
Where: Multiple Locations & Online

Meet the Easter Bunny at Bella Terra (Huntington Beach): Easter is right around the corner! Don't miss out on those family photos and stop by Bella Terra. The Easter Bunny will be taking photos with children and families with various photo packages to choose from to commemorate the experience. Make your appointment for $20 here.
When: Friday, April 16 through Sunday, April 17 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Bella Terra, 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, 92647

Meet the Easter Bunny (Beverly Grove): The Easter Bunny is also hopping over to The Grove for family photos. Stop by The Park to visit the Bunny Bungalow and meet The Easter Bunny. Photo packages start at $45. Book your spot here.
When: Now through Sunday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., L.A., 90036

Banksy: Genius or Vandal? Exhibition (Culver City): Exhibition Hub and Fever are collaborating on a new art exhibit. Visitors are invited to explore the mysterious universe of the Bristol-born street artist Banksy. The exhibition will feature 80 genuine and certified artworks on loan from private collectors and a unique virtual reality experience. Tickets start at $29.50; purchase them here.
When: Now through May 2022
Where: 10131 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, 90232

The Queen's Ball: A Bridgerton Experience (DTLA): Immerse yourself in the world of Netflix hit series Bridgerton. Mix and mingle with the city's best and enjoy cocktails and partake in an evening of music and dance. Tickets start at $49; purchase them here.
When: Now through the summer
Where: Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles, 506 South Grand Ave., L.A., 90071

Thursday, April 14

Opening Day at Dodger Stadium (Elysian Park): It's time for Dodger's baseball! The boys in blue are back and they're taking on the Reds at their 2022 home opener at Dodger Stadium. Tickets start at $90; buy yours online here.
When: Thursday, April 14 at 7 p.m.
Where: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Vin Scully Ave., L.A., 90012

"I'll Have What She's Having": The Jewish Deli Opening Day (L.A.): The exhibition "I'll Have What She's Having": The Jewish Deli, explores how Jewish immigrants imported and adapted traditions to create a uniquely American restaurant. Learn about the history of Delis plus take advantage of fun photo opportunities. The exhibit will be on display until Sunday, Sept. 4. Skirball Members can enjoy free admission, while general admission is $18. Purchase the tickets online here.
When: Thursday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd., L.A., 90049

2022 Los Angeles Magazine's Best New Restaurants Celebration (DTLA): Los Angeles Magazine is celebrating some of the city's best bites. Restaurants on the list include 71Above, Guerilla Tacos, and many more. Enjoy tastes from our Top 10 Best New Restaurant honorees past and present, meet the chefs, sip creative cocktails, listen to live music, and more. Tickets for the 21+ event are $95; get them here.
When: Thursday, April 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Halo – DTLA, 330 South Hope St., L.A., 90071

Friday, April 15

Laneige Hydration School (Arcadia): Laneige is hosting its first-ever pop-up shop. The K Beauty brand will be taking over Smashbox Studios to highlight their newest launch and collection, Water Bank Blue Hyaluronic, alongside additional hero products. Rsvp here; the first 50 people will get some free treats.
When: Friday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Smashbox Studios, 8549 Higuera St., Culver City, 90232

43rd Venice Family Clinic Art Walk & Auction (Santa Monica): The Clinic will offer an opportunity to view and bid on over 200 artworks from established, mid-career, and emerging artists both in person at the Clinic's new Venice Art Walk Gallery at Santa Monica Place and online at artsy.net/veniceartwalk. The lineup includes artists such as Todd Gray, KAWS, Ed Moses, and more. Find out more here.
When: Friday, April 15 at 12 p.m.
Where: Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Pl., Santa Monica, 90401

Saturday, April 16

Earth Day Festival (Pacific Palisades): Celebrate Earth Day at this family-friendly community event. The festival will feature vegan food trucks, live music, free yoga classes, children's activities, and eco-vendors. Admission is free and parking at Will Rogers State Park is $3/hour and $12 all day. Find out more here.
When: Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Will Rogers Park, 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, L.A., 90272

National Eggs Benedict Day at Della Terra (Fairfax): Stop into Della Terra on National Eggs Benedict Day and try some of their delicious offerings. Della Terra offers Prosciutto Benedict, Short Rib Benedict, Smoked Salmon Benedict, Crab Cake Benedict and Vegetarian Benedict.
When: Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Della Terra, 7675 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 90036

Love Yoga x Thompson Hollywood (Hollywood): The Los Angeles yoga studio Love Yoga is teaming up with Thompson Hollywood for complimentary rooftop classes. Stop by the open-air rooftop for the one-hour class and enjoy complimentary mimosas or fresh fruit juice. Attendees can book their space via hollywoodyoga@thompsonhotels.com. Meanwhile, hotel guests can reserve their spot at the front desk.
When: Saturday, April 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Thompson Hollywood, 1541 Wilcox Ave., L.A., 90028

Sunday, April 17

Melrose Trading Post (Fairfax): Continuing their Sunday stay, the Melrose Trading Post is back and hosting its weekly flea market. Visitors can shop art, clothing, furniture, beauty products, and more from local vendors. Safety protocols include limited capacity and mandatory masks. Tickets are $5; buy them online here.
When: Sunday, April 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046

Tommie Hollywood x DanceBody (Hollywood): Tommie Hollywood has teamed up with DanceBody to offer complimentary dance-fitness classes on their rooftop. These complimentary one-hour classes will take place every Sunday until late spring. The classes are first-come, first-serve. Attendees can book their spot via rsvp@tommiehollywood.com.
When: Sunday, April 17 at 11 a.m.
Where: Tommie Hollywood, 6516 Selma Ave., L.A., 90028

Easter Sunday Brunch at Sparrow (DTLA): Hotel Figueroa's Italian restaurant Sparrow is offering a special Easter brunch celebration. Prepared by Chefs AJ McCloud and Executive Chef Jan Claudio, the extensive coastal Italian-inspired brunch selections are perfect for a post-Easter celebration. The menu will feature elevated brunch offerings such as the Caviar Toast & Accoutrement, the Crab Cake Benedict, and more.
When: Sunday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Hotel Figueroa, 939 S Figueroa St., L.A., 90015

Easter Sunday Brunch at Fig Restaurant (Santa Monica): For Easter Sunday, join FIG Restaurant & the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows or their Miramar Gardens Easter Egg Hunt and a seasonally-inspired a la carte Easter Sunday Brunch. Reservations can be made by calling 310.319.3111.
When: Sunday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 90401

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