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The 5th annual Pedal on the Pier fundraiser returns Sunday, May 31.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Pedal On The Pier Returns To Santa Monica Pier Sunday

Posted May. 26, 2015, 9:31 am

The Harold Robinson Foundation will host its 5th annual Pedal on the Pier fundraiser this Sunday, May 31, with the goal of exceeding $700,000.

Beverley Mitchell (“7th Heaven,” “Secret Life of the American Teenager”) was on-site to paint a mural, play with kids, and help spread the love nationally by donating $50,000 to Boys

News, Santa Monica, Boys And Girls Club, Pier

Chalk Paint Mural Event A Success Next To Santa Monica Pier

Posted May. 22, 2015, 9:59 am

RoseArt art supplies teamed up with actress Beverly Mitchell as part of the creation of a 40,000 square foot chalk paint mural next to the Santa Monica Pier on Tuesday, in order to encourage the children of Santa Monica to be creative and go outside during the summer.

The 2015 Twilight Concert Series begins July 9 and runs for 10 consecutive weeks on Thursday.

News, Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica, Pier, Twilight Concert Series

2015 Twilight Concert Series Line-Up Announced

Posted May. 20, 2015, 1:09 pm

The line-up for the 31st annual Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier has been announced.

Pacific Park's Ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Pacific Park To Hold Final Job Fair This Friday To Hire For Summer Positions

Posted May. 13, 2015, 10:05 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will host its final job fair to hire for summer positions this Friday, May 15 from 1-5 pm.

Pastor Walter 'Chick' McGill.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Veteran To Complete Coast-To-Coast Walk At Santa Monica Pier Wednesday

Posted Apr. 28, 2015, 10:30 am

Tennessee Pastor Walter “Chick” McGill, a 69-year-old Vietnam Veteran, is completing the first coast-to-coast national prayer-walk in US history, carrying a large American flag and saluting every passing motorist on the walk route as a gesture of honor and respect for his fellow Americans.

Pacific Park’s Ferris wheel will go 'green’ for Earth Day today, April 22.

News, Santa Monica, Pier, Earth Day

Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel To Go "Green" Today For Earth Day

Posted Apr. 22, 2015, 9:10 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier’s world-famous Ferris wheel goes “green” today with a variety of patterns and designs in support of Earth Day.

Pacific Park's Ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier, Smmef

Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation To Host Pier Party April 26

Posted Apr. 19, 2015, 8:51 am

Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) will host its second annual Pier Party, a fundraising event to benefit all students in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD). Pier Party will take place on Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rob Stewart’s award-winning eco-documentary 'Revolution' will premiere at Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, April 18.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

Free Screening Saturday Night On Pier Of Rob Stewart's Eco-Documentary

Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 9:54 am

A special free outdoor screening of Rob Stewart’s award-winning eco-documentary "Revolution" will be held at Santa Monica Pier this Saturday, April 18, from 6 pm to 9 pm.

Pacific Park's Ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Lights To Go Out Tonight For 'Earth Hour'

Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:41 am

The Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel and Los Angeles International Airport gateway pylons are among the iconic structures around the world that will go dark for 60 minutes tonight in observance of the World Wildlife Fund's annual Earth Hour call for energy conservation.

Santa Monica Pier’s acclaimed children’s concert series 'Wake Up With The Waves' returns Saturday.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Fitness, Santa Monica, Pier

Wake Up With The Waves Returns To Santa Monica Pier This Saturday Morning

Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 9:02 am

The acclaimed free children’s concert series "Wake Up With The Waves" returns to the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday mornings, starting this weekend.

Pacific Park's Ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Pacific Park Ferris Wheel On Santa Monica Pier To Turn Lights-Off For Earth Hour

Posted Mar. 25, 2015, 10:09 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier joins Earth Hour in its “Use Your Power To Change Climate Change” mantra with a one-hour, “lights-off” on the world-famous Pacific Wheel Ferris wheel, except for the wheel rim safety lighting, at 8:30 pm this Saturday, March 28. The Pacific Wheel is the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel.

Pacific Park's recently refurbished Inkie’s Scrambler now sports a shiny new chrome finish, brightly colored period decals and detailed lighting.

News, Business, Santa Monica, Pier

Pacific Park On Santa Monica Pier To Host Annual Job Fair On March 14

Posted Mar. 4, 2015, 9:58 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will host its annual job fair to hire more than 75 employees for Spring Break and Summer positions on Saturday, March 14 from 9 am to 2 pm.

Australian tourist Morgan Lane (left) holds James Patrick’s snake Prada next to the entry to the Santa Monica Pier.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Pets, Pier

Potential Ban Looms On Exotic Animals Near Santa Monica Pier Entrance

Posted Feb. 20, 2015, 9:05 am

The unique ecosystem of birds and snakes in Palisades Park next to the entry of Santa Monica Pier is being endangered by a proposed ban on all wild and exotic pets from the Pier and its surroundings.

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is holding its annual Whale of a Weekend to celebrate the annual migration of the Pacific Gray Whale.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

“Whale Of A Weekend” Returns To Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 7:54 am

Sightings of whales along the Southern California coast are already exceeding last year’s record-breaking numbers.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Memorial Today At Sunset For Mukui Ram At End Of Santa Monica Pier

Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 7:45 am

The family of well known Santa Monica resident Mukui Ram will host a memorial today to celebrate his life. It will be held at the end of the Santa Monica Pier at 5 pm.

The Ferris wheel’s high-tech lighting capabilities feature 160,000 LED computer-operated lights set to a dynamic, custom evening-long display.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Valentine's Day Lighting Display Set For Saturday On Pacific Park's Ferris Wheel

Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 8:48 am

Pacific Park's Ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier will have a special Valentine’s Day lighting display this Saturday from sunset (5:42 pm) to midnight.

Get up close and personal with live sharks at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium “Whale Of A Weekend” Returns Valentine's Weekend

Posted Feb. 3, 2015, 9:45 am

Sightings of whales along the Southern California coast are already exceeding last year’s record-breaking numbers. Come show some love for the whales at Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium during “Whale of a Weekend” next weekend on Feb 14 and 15.

Nat Trives, known as Mr. Santa Monica, held his 80th birthday at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier earlier this month, which has so far raised $83,000 for 30 non-profits he supports.

News, Santa Monica, Pier, Non Profits

Santa Monica Has Heart & More

Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:18 am

As many of you know I have lived my entire life in service of Santa Monica. I believe in the people of Santa Monica and I am so touched by the generosity of spirit and the compassion I see every day here in my hometown.

Nat Trives, known as Mr. Santa Monica, will have his 80th birthday at Pacific Park on Tuesday with guests asked to donate $100 to one of the causes he supports in return for food, rides, and games at the Santa Monica Pier amusement park.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier, Non Profits

Mr. Santa Monica To Host Charity Birthday Fundraiser Tuesday, Dec. 9

Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:48 am

On the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 9, a celebration at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will be providing the means to donate to a local charity and have fun at the same time, thanks to the birthday boy himself.

Don't miss the special Pacific Park Ferris wheel light show this Thanksgiving weekend.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

Pacific Park's Ferris Wheel To Feature Fall Patterns For Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 9:11 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier presents a cornucopia of autumn patterns and colors for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend including orange and green, among others.

News, Health, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Pier

E-Cigarettes Banned In All Non-Smoking Areas In Santa Monica Starting Today

Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 8:17 am

Electronic cigarettes will be banned in all non-smoking areas in Santa Monica beginning today, including the Santa Monica Pier, beaches and the Third Street Promenade.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier, Youth

Santa Monica Pier Setting For The 2nd Annual Rube Goldberg Contest

Posted Nov. 10, 2014, 9:44 am

Teams of high school and college students all over Los Angeles will compete in the Los Angeles region’s 2nd Annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest this weekend.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier, Halloween

Santa Monica Zombie Crawl Returns For Second Year This Friday

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:52 am

The 2nd annual Santa Monica Zombie Crawl will bring out the undead on Halloween night for a chilling bar crawl in the heart of the city this Friday, Oct. 31.

Pier Aquarium To Go Spooky

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium To Turn Spooky This Weekend

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 8:01 am

In lieu of the Halloween season, Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is incorporating a number of spooky themes into its family-friendly activities this weekend. This Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26, starting at 12:30 pm, the Pier Aquarium will be hosting a “fintastic” Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos celebration, with costume wear encouraged.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Pacific Park Welcomes New Food & Beverage Director

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 9:29 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier welcomes Paul Garnica as Food and Beverage Director for the two-acre amusement park.

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