Pacific Park

380 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401- Map It
(310) 260-8744

AAA Editor Notes

Pacific Park is at 380 Santa Monica Pier. This 2-acre amusement park, opened in 1996, offers 12 rides and many midway games. Of special interest are the nine-story-tall Pacific Wheel, the world's first solar-powered Ferris wheel; the West Coaster, reputedly California's only pier coaster; and Kids Cove, an area featuring six rides for families with younger children. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Free. Rides $4-$8 each. All-day wristband $28.95; $16.95 (ages 0-7).
Hours: Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-12:30 a.m., Sun.-Thurs. 11-11, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day; Mon.-Thurs. noon-7, Fri. noon-midnight, Sat. 11 a.m.-midnight, Sun. 11-9, rest of year (weather permitting). Phone ahead to confirm schedule.