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Passover and Easter Events within the Santa Clarita Valley - 2017

Easter basket drives in Santa Clarita
Easter basket drives in Santa Clarita

Easter sunrise services through Santa Clarita
Easter sunrise services through Santa Clarita

Easter Train rides just outside of SCV
Easter Train rides just outside of SCV

Visit the Easter Bunny
Visit the Easter Bunny

Easter egg hunts in SCV
Easter egg hunts in SCV

Communal Seders in SCV
Communal Seders in SCV
These activities have been updated for 2017, and we will continue to add more events as they are announced!

This year, Easter falls on April 16th. Other important dates associated with Easter are: Palm Sunday, April 9th, and Good Friday, April 14th.

Passover begins the evening of Monday, April 10th, and will continue until the evening of Tuesday, April 18th.

For many families, Easter tradition begins with sunrise service. There are two large, outdoor venues to choose from this year on Easter morning:

Vasquez Rocks
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Matinee 2 PM
Sunday, April 16, 2017 Promptly at 5:00 AM Gates open at 4:10 AM
The limited chairs fill up early, so bring a blanket. The resurrection is timed to coincide with sunrise. Family Community Church, Living Springs Foursquare Church, Acton Faith Bible Church, Crown Valley Community Church and Shepherd of the Hills host this annual public event. The dramatic presentation includes more than 60 costumed actors. Dress warmly, and bring towels to mop up the chairs from the morning dew.

Grace Baptist Church Outdoor Amphitheater
22833 Copper Hill Dr, Santa Clarita
Sunday, April 16, 2017 Always open to the public and conveniently located on Copperhill Road (near Seco Canyon Rd), the service begins at 6:30 AM in the beautiful outdoor amphitheater.

Sunday, April 16, 2017
351 Santa Clara St, Fillmore
Every year this special event rolls past blossoming fruit trees through the beautiful Heritage Valley.


Splash & Dash Egg Hunt
Santa Clarita Aquatic Center
Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:00 AM
For children 10 years and under. Parents must accompany small children. Free but bring along a non-perishable food item for the Santa Clarita Food Pantry. Groups of 200 will be admitted at one time.

Dragon Boat Easter Egg Hunt
Castaic Lake Recreation Area, Lower Lagoon - Paradise Cove
Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:00 AM
Balloons floating on the lake and you have to get them with your Dragon Boat Team! This is a kid-friendly event. Parking is free, just mention you are there for the event.

Egg Hunt & Spring Fling
Gilchrest Farm
Age-appropriate egg hunts scheduled every two hours to find fun-filled eggs of all types! Petting zoo (additional cost) will feature chicks and baby goats, and a "Hug a Bunny" zone. Pony rides, petting zoo, a spring craft zone, and wagon rides (all additional cost). Admission.

Central Park
Saturday, April 15, 2017
The "hunt" begins promptly at 10:00 AM and Mr. E. Bunny will be in attendance. Ages 1-10 years; ages hunt separately. Don't forget to bring your own basket, as well as a non-perishable food item for the Santa Clarita Food Pantry. Sponsored by the Saugus Action Committee and the City of Santa Clarita. Free.

Easter EGGventure
Saturday, April 8, 2017 Noon-2:00PM
Bethlehem SCV
We welcome the families of Santa Clarita to the 6th Annual Easter Eggventure at Bethlehem SCV. It's a fun day of free activities for the whole family. Activities include an egg hunt for kids under 10, carnival games, bouncer, face painting, food, raffles and a visit from the Easter Bunny. No Cost-donations of canned foods will be accepted on behalf of "Help the Children-Santa Clarita."

Castaic Animal Shelter
...or duck or chicken, but please wait until the week following the holiday. Many animals are abandoned to the LA County Animal Shelter in Castaic immediately after Easter.

Endorsed by
County of Los Angeles SCV Chamber of Commerce California Travel and Tourism Commission
In association with
City of Santa Clarita SCV Tourism Bureau
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