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Ferris Wheel To Light Up With A 130-Feet Tall Waving American Flag On July 4th

The 174,000 LED lights to also feature custom computer-generated lighting entertainment of red, white and blue colors, patterns and transitions

By Staff Writer

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will high-light America’s Independence Day with the Ferris Wheel’s dazzling display of patriotic red, white and blue colors, patterns and transitions; and a spectacular waving American flag in salute to the Fourth of July.

The Pacific Wheel is the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel featuring 174,000 LED lights that are mounted on the Ferris wheel’s 40 spokes and two hubs. The Ferris wheel’s lighting system features 16.7 million color value combinations to display dynamic, custom, computer-generated lighting entertainment. The eco-friendly, enhanced LED lighting provides 81 percent greater energy savings than most Ferris wheel’s traditional incandescent bulbs.

The Ferris wheel soars nine stories high and lifts riders more than 130 feet above the Pacific Ocean to offer extraordinary views of the Southern California coastline from its location on the internationally popular Santa Monica Pier.

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