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Blessing of the Animals

Thu Apr 11, 2019
1:00pm to 5:00pm
All ages
Free

The Saturday before Easter Sunday, families can bring their pets to be blessed. This centuries-old tradition, blessing the animals for the benefits they provide mankind, has been celebrated in the Plaza since 1930. All pets are welcome.

Other fun includes a petting zoo and free pony rides, lively music, and traditional food.

The blessing takes place from 2pm - 3pm. 

While the blessing is rooted in Catholic tradition, you do not have to be Catholic to participate. All animals, and humans, are welcome!

* The Blessing of the Animals ALWAYS takes place the Saturday before Easter Sunday.


El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument
125 Paseo De La Plz Olvera Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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