Santa Monica Pier (310) 458-8900 200 Santa Monica Pier *Click here for a Santa Monica Pier Walking Tours* Santa Monica Pier was built in 1909, & open year around. It is a eco-friendly amusement park overlooking the ocean! It was the Pier's 100th anniversary in 2009, with "lots" of celebration!
The Special Olympics "Hawaiian Paradise" 14th Annual event took place on Sunday, October 10 at Pacific Park and featured spectacular cuisine from more than 35 of LA’s top restaurants, hula lessons, Hawaiian dancers, a silent auction, rides and games.
Pacific Park: Santa Monica's Amusement Haven
From Sandra Bullock in the movie , The Net, or Joe, the King Kong sized gorilla in Mighty Joe Young, to the close to the 50 gallons of ice cream, over 1/2 a million cotton candy, 1st solar ferris wheel, nine story drop, bumper cars, and kids rides, among other novelty excursions enjoyed, Pacific Park has been the favorite Santa Monica destination for many years!
The 1922 Carousel is a "hotspot". The Hippodrome is the building the carousal is in. The National Register of Historic Places lists the Hippodrome.
Five story steel pier roller coaster (unique for the West Coast)
The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium Run by Heal The Bay, a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to maintaining clean, healthy, safe Southern California coastal oceans, as well as Santa Monica Bay.
Twilight Dance Series Annual Celebration of Music & Dance on the Pier (Every Thursday June's end till early Sept.) 7:00pm... www.twilightdance.org
Santa Monica Municipal Pier- Dedicated an official LA County Historical Landmark 1975