Olvera Street in Los Angeles - Placita Olvera day trip - Living Mi Vida Loca (photo credit: Pattie Cordova)

A day trip to Placita Olvera

I took the kids on a Placita Olvera day trip to visit the free museums, eat some raspados and shop the kiosks filled with goods from Mexico.

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Step Back in Time at Placita Olvera in Los Angeles

On any given day, you can visit Placita Olvera and see locals gathered around chatting, enjoying a treat and shopping at the little kiosks at the plaza.

Las Posadas has been an annual tradition along downtown's Olvera Street since the 1930s, and is a nightly presentation of the nine-day journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem portrayed with singing, a candlelight procession and the breaking of a piñata each evening. Placita Olvera Christmas | Discover Los Angeles

Las Posadas has been an annual tradition along downtown's Olvera Street since…

La Placita Olvera LA ,ACEO Card Original miniature artwork Watercolor Painting #Realism

La Placita Olvera LA ,ACEO Card Original miniature artwork Watercolor Painting

Olvera Street is the oldest street in Los Angeles. It is part of the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic District, dating back to 1781.

Olvera Street, the place where Los Angeles was born. In Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA.

Rosas para la virgen, Placita Olvera (date unknown)

- love this photo - couldn't find name of photographer but I'm assuming it was taken at Olvera Plaza in Los Angleles - would love to know the year!

Olvera Street in LA - known as the birthplace of Los Angeles, this street is lined with colorful vendors and decorations.  Has two museums in the community which are free.

the la cultural stop features shopping, live performances, & great food. steps from union station & blocks from chinatown la.

right across the street from union station, Olvera Street (Placita Olvera), is a throw back to different time in the heart of Down town L,A,

Olvera Street is in the oldest part of Downtown Los Angeles, California, and is part of the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument. Many Latinos refer to it as "La Placita Olvera." Since 1911 it was described as Sonora Town.

FIRST FIRE HOUSE @ LA PLACITA- OLVERA STREET, L.A.

FIRST FIRE HOUSE @ LA PLACITA- OLVERA STREET, L.A.

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