June 21, 2021 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

15th Annual Pier Del Sol Event At The Santa Monica Pier This Sunday:

Celebrate with Special Olympics Southern California at the annual Pier del Sol fundraiser this Sunday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. on the Santa Monica Pier at Pacific Park.

This year’s “Viva La Fiesta” theme includes a VIP brunch with spectacular cuisine from more than 35 of LA’s top restaurants, including Melisse, Providence, Savory, Angelini Osteria, and Spago.

People will also enjoy arts and crafts; karaoke; entertainment from Global Motion, World Dance Company and El Mariachi Alas De Angel; access to all the rides and games at Pacific Park; and a silent auction.

The auction will feature Twilight memorabilia, a ride in a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s helicopter, Southwest Airlines tickets, and much more.

“Pier del Sol is a day that the whole family can enjoy, while giving back to the community and our Special Olympics athletes,” said Bill Shumard, President and CEO of Special Olympics Southern California. “Each year this event gets better and better. We hope the public will continue to come out and enjoy the wonderful cuisine, live music, and games at the historic Santa Monica Pier.”

At this year’s fundraiser, Special Olympics will honor Rob Friedman, Co-Chair and CEO of Summit Entertainment (producers of movies such as the Twilight Saga and Hurt Locker).

Rob has been a Special Olympics Southern California Board member for 16 years.

He has also served Special Olympics at the international level on the Board of Directors for the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games.

“Rob has contributed to our movement at every turn,” said Shumard. “He’s an amazing fundraiser who is compassionate and cares for our athletes. His support has helped make this year’s Pier del Sol the most successful in its history.”

Along with Rob and other celebrities and sports figures, California’s former First Lady, Maria Shriver will be attending as the honorary chair.

General Admission tickets are $45 and include unlimited rides, eight game tickets, and a meal coupon for Pacific Park’s food plaza.

VIP Coaster Tickets are $150 each or $500 for five tickets.

VIP tickets include an amazing VIP Brunch prepared by LA’s top restaurants, unlimited rides, and 10 game tickets.

Child VIP tickets are $50 (ages 5-12 and only available at the door).

To purchase tickets online, please visit www.pierdelsol.org.

Follow The Mirror on Twitter: twitter.com/SMMirror

Follow The Mirror on Facebook: facebook.com/SMMirror

in News
Related Posts

Santa Monica Aligns Mask Orders with LA County

June 17, 2021

June 17, 2021

On June 15, Interim City Manager Lane Dilg signed the 37th supplement to align Santa Monica’s local emergency provisions with Los Angeles County...

Former Santa Monica Resident Sentenced to Federal Prison for Embezzling More Than $22 Million from Employer

June 17, 2021

June 17, 2021

A former executive at a Hollywood-based digital marketing company that represents influencers on Instagram and YouTube was sentenced recently to...

Edify TV: Tourism Returning to Santa Monica?

June 17, 2021

June 17, 2021

A busy Memorial Day weekend in which Santa Monica hotel occupancy rates reached their highest levels since the pandemic began...

Santa Monica College Cancels Fireworks Show, Main Street Parade Also Off

June 17, 2021

June 17, 2021

Firework shows in Marina del Rey and Pacific Palisades back this year By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica College (SMC) has...

Summer Safety Tips When Hiking and Biking Outdoors

June 17, 2021

June 17, 2021

LAFD Captain Erik Scott gives us tips on staying safe while enjoying the mountains this summer. Brought to you by...

Edify TV: Closing Expo Line Bike Path Gap?

June 15, 2021

June 15, 2021

Plans are in the works to close a frustrating gap in the Expo Line Bike Path. Learn more in this...

Markedly Different Reactions to Sheriff’s Plan to Clear Boardwalk Encampments

June 15, 2021

June 15, 2021

Plan to clear Boardwalk by Fourth of July met with applause, condemnation By Sam Catanzaro Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex...

Edify TV: Westside Vandalism Suspect Arrested

June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021

A man has been arrested in connection with a series of Westside vandalisms in West L.A., including at a local...

Loved Ones Ashes Stolen From Families Car In Santa Monica: Santa Monica Beat – June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes. * Loved Ones Ashes Stolen From Families Car In Santa Monica *...

LA County Lifeguards Return to Summer Staffing Levels as Heat Wave Rolls Through

June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021

Triple digit temperatures expected for inland LA County this week  By Sam Catanzaro As summer heats up, Los Angeles County...

Martin Cadillac Redevelopment Takes Shape on Olympic Near Bundy

June 11, 2021

June 11, 2021

West Edge development underway near Expo/Bundy station By Sam Catanzaro Wood and concrete framing is now visible at the Martin...

Sheriff Villanueva Announces Plan to Clear Encampments by July 4th

June 10, 2021

June 10, 2021

LASD Homeless Outreach Services Team visits Venice Boardwalk Tuesday By Sam Catanzaro Deputies were on the Venice Beach Boardwalk Tuesday...