Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier. The new Ferris wheel cost $1.5 million and is the only solar-powered Ferris wheel in the world. It has 160,000 LED lights and is 75 percent more energy efficient than its predecessor.
Saint Monica’s Monsignor Torgerson pictured with Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver at Pier festivities for new ferris wheel. Shriver was present to receive a $65,000 check for the Special Olympics.