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Blessing of the Animals, April. 7
April 5, 2012 -
The Olvera Street Merchants present the annual Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, April 7, from Noon to 5 p.m. at El Pueblo Historical Monument located between Main and Alameda Streets.
A procession, led by a cow arrayed with a blanket of flowers, will begin along Olvera Street at 2 p.m., ending with the blessing by the Most Reverend Archbishop of Los Angeles José H. Gomez. Music, nonprofit animal organizations, pony rides and a petting zoo complete with llamas, sheep, cows and other animals will round out the afternoon of entertainment.
Public parking at nearby lots on Main, Los Angeles and Alameda Streets or take public transportation via the Metrolink, MTA rail and bus service to Union Station. For more information: (213)625-7074 or (213)485-8372, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012.