Pacific Park
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
About
Located on the world-famous Santa Monica Pier, Pacific Park® is the family place to play! Featuring 12 thrilling rides, including the West Coaster and Pacific Wheel, the world's first solar-powered Ferris wheel. Millions of visitors each year enjoy all the rides, games and fun you’d expect from one of Southern California’s leading entertainment destinations. Pacific Park® has it all… a dozen rides, midway games, ocean-front specialty food outlets, and seaside shopping.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • warrenbruin
    Tehachapi, California117 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    At least browse because you might enjoy a memory
    If I was really into it I probably would be more enthusiastic, but a 50 second coaster ride and a Ferris wheel ride for $12 each was a hundred bucks for ten minutes (25 if you count waiting in line. The arcade games and carnival games were all good looking; even the kid rides looked popular. They did run out of churros which bummed me out.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 April 2023
  • CasandraTP
    Sydney, Australia1,094 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun Park on the pier
    Situated on Santa Monica Pier, this fun park has 12 rides including a roller coaster and a Ferris wheel. It is much cheaper to buy an all day pass if you intend to go on several rides. There are rides for all ages and I hate to say the roller coaster is a little tame.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 August 2023
  • Sarah Power
    Sheffield, United Kingdom35 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Iconic
    It's really expensive at $12 each to go on the ferris wheel and the coaster but it's so iconic it just had to be done. We'd travelled from England and will probably never return (we don't go to the same place twice on vacation) so we went on both rides and loved them both. We were there on a weekday evening and it was just so beautiful to go on the rides and watch the sunset. My teenagers had huge grins on their faces so it was well worth it. The whole place just had a great vibe about it.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 17 August 2023
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AMohsen
Port Said, Egypt519 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
It is simply the icon of Santa Monica in the middle of its beach on the pier. The pier is joyful and picturesque, so it is quite vibrant and crowded with residents and tourists.
Written 15 February 2024
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Frank B
4 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Business
Extremely undertrained, unprofessional and racists staff. They are very discriminatory towards Asians. Horrible customer service. They tried to scam customers. You don't want to pay $12 and get discriminated by them. They treat hispanic customers differently than asian customers.
Written 4 October 2023
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Sarah Power
Sheffield, UK35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
It's really expensive at $12 each to go on the ferris wheel and the coaster but it's so iconic it just had to be done. We'd travelled from England and will probably never return (we don't go to the same place twice on vacation) so we went on both rides and loved them both. We were there on a weekday evening and it was just so beautiful to go on the rides and watch the sunset. My teenagers had huge grins on their faces so it was well worth it.

The whole place just had a great vibe about it.
Written 17 August 2023
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CasandraTP
Sydney, Australia1,094 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Situated on Santa Monica Pier, this fun park has 12 rides including a roller coaster and a Ferris wheel. It is much cheaper to buy an all day pass if you intend to go on several rides. There are rides for all ages and I hate to say the roller coaster is a little tame.
Written 2 August 2023
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warrenbruin
Tehachapi, CA117 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
If I was really into it I probably would be more enthusiastic, but a 50 second coaster ride and a Ferris wheel ride for $12 each was a hundred bucks for ten minutes (25 if you count waiting in line. The arcade games and carnival games were all good looking; even the kid rides looked popular. They did run out of churros which bummed me out.
Written 29 April 2023
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Mark D
Newcastle, Australia2,418 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
Wonderful place and a simple must do whilst in LA. Plenty of things to do and see, great opportunity for a photo or selfie! Highly recommended
Written 9 March 2023
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Tawnyrval
Ontario, CA1,628 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
Located at the Santa Monica Pier, this family friendly spot offers more than 16 rides, 10 midway games and 7 new branded eateries in the oceanfront food plaza.
If you can, avoid the busy times which are evenings and weekends. If you have a week day off and the kids are out of school, I would suggest coming early morning 11am and staying just before 3pm, This would avoid any traffic coming in and out of Santa Monica. Or you can go green which is what we did, rode the Expo line in Los Angeles straight to 3rd st. its about a 45min ride but well worth it. The unlimited wrist bands are priced $20 for 7- and $40 8+ . Eateries include; burgers, pizza, ice cream, coffee, funnel cakes, dippin dots.
Written 26 February 2023
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Indah Edlightz
Ontario, Canada3,193 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Pacific Park amusement park is fun and very busy. We were there on a Friday night and it was packed.. some long lines, fortunately the park is geared towards young families so the coasters was much more busy then the wheel and we were able to get on that without too much waiting.. great views from the wheel for sure, especially that sunset was just starting. Fun but geared towards families with younger children.
Written 8 December 2022
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narek
BC, Canada56 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
There's something about the Pier, that's makes one feel happy. Maybe its the rides, or the vibe being by the beach. It's a fun experience, even to just walk along and see the sights!
Written 15 November 2022
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Sarah L
London, UK3,067 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
If you want to feel like a kid again, just head to Pacific Park. It is located on the Santa Monica pier and is a great place to spend a day or evening. You get great views from the big ferris wheel in particular. There are droves of arcades where you can play a variety of games. Loved the evening we spent here!
Written 15 October 2022
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