Pacific Park located on the World Famous Santa Monica Pier
Pacific Park located on the World Famous Santa Monica Pier
Pacific Park located on the World Famous Santa Monica Pier

Events & Picnics

Enjoy a fun filled, over-the-ocean event with unlimited amusement rides, midway games with cool prizes and delicious BBQ all mixed with sun, ocean breezes and spectacular views on the historic Santa Monica Pier.

Pacific Park® is the perfect iconic location for corporate events, company picnics, wrap parties, movie premiers, sales incentives and more!

Pacific Park’s Seaside Pavilion offers spectacular views of Malibu, the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island, and can accommodate up to 350 guests. For larger events, the entire Park can be rented exclusively for up to 2,000 guests.

Custom event packages and catering are available including specialty menus, traditional theme park fare with bar packages all topped off by an experienced culinary team and a beautiful ocean setting.

Event Information

Event Spaces & Capacity

Event Pavilion (3,600 sq. feet): up to 350 guests
Pacific Park® Exclusive Use: up to 2,000 guests

Park Buy Out Fees & Event Costs

Exclusive Park buy out fees are based on chosen dates, event hours and guest counts and are custom tailored.

Menus

Pacific Park® offers a variety of menu selections. If there is something you would like to serve your guests but do not see it on our menus, we would be happy to customize a menu to better suit your needs.

Attendance | Minimum Revenue Guarantee

The final bill is based on the minimum revenue guarantee in the contract or minimum guest guarantee. The final guest count is due no later than 7 days prior to the scheduled event.

Reserving a Date

A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the anticipated total bill for the event is due to reserve your date. The remaining balance is due three days prior to the date of the event. Any additions or overages will be billed after the event.

Parking

There is ample parking on and adjacent to the Pier. Parking rates vary between $6 and $15 depending on the season and day of the week. Contact the City of Santa Monica at 310-458-8295. Parking rates may increase during special pier events. All parking is city owned and operated.

Food and Beverage Regulations

No food and/or beverage may be brought into the Park without prior written approval from our event department. Pacific Park® may charge an applicable service charge and/or corkage fee on such items. All food and beverage items must be consumed in Pacific Park® and may not be removed off Park premises.

Outside Vendors

All outside vendors must meet with an event supervisor no later than two weeks before the event, to coordinate delivery times, set-up locations, pick-up schedules, etc. Scheduled deliveries may be made the day of the event only, as the Park has limited storage facilities. Please note that all deliveries must be pre-approved by the Park’s event department. The Pier has limited/restricted delivery times.

Facility

Nothing may be posted, nailed, screwed, or otherwise attached to the walls, floors, game buildings, rides or other parts of the Park or surroundings.

All decorations, promotional materials, supplies, rental equipment, etc., must be removed immediately following the event. The Park is not responsible for any materials or equipment left behind.

Fast Facts

What We Are

The West Coast’s only family amusement park located on an over-the-ocean historic Pier. The outdoor entertainment destination provides individuals and families with an authentic California amusement experience.

Location

Pacific Park® is conveniently located on the world-famous Santa Monica Pier at 380 Santa Monica Pier. From Los Angeles, take the I-10 West, exit right on 4th/5th St. Stay on 5th St. Turn right at stop sign, then turn left on to Colorado and follow to the Pier. From the San Fernando Valley or South Bay, take the 405 Fwy. to the I-10 West, then follow the above directions.

Parking

There is ample parking on and adjacent to the Pier. Parking lots are controlled by the City of Santa Monica and rates vary between $6 – $15 depending on season and day of the week.

Size

A two-acre oceanfront amusement park that offers great rides, midway games with cool prizes, thrilling attractions, an over-the-ocean food plaza, entertainment and specialty retail shops.

Opening Date

May 25, 1996

Film Location

Pacific Park® frequently serves as the backdrop for popular television shows, feature films, commercials and still photography. Some recent shoots include Modern Family, Next Food Network Star, Vanity Fair, The Mentalist, The Jay Leno Show, Dancing with the Stars, and Conan O’ Brien.

Hours

Operating hours vary by season and weather. To confirm Park hours, please call (310) 260-8744 x0 or visit the Park’s website at www.pacpark.com/hours.

General Pier Information

For Santa Monica Pier information and events, call (310) 458-8901 or visit: www.santamonicapier.org.

Nearby Attractions

The ever-popular Venice Beach, complete with the world-renowned Muscle gym, 5 miles of in-line skating paths and bicycle trails.

Third Street Promenade, featuring some of Santa Monica’s most unique shops, specialty stores and theaters.

Santa Monica Place, a must-see shopping mall filled with top name designer clothing stores, boutiques and restaurants.

Montana Avenue, tree-lined streets where you can browse, dine & shop 150 charming boutiques, restaurants and cafes. Great celebrity spotting area!

For more information about all things Santa Monica, visit: www.santamonica.com

Preferred Entertainment Vendors Beverage Options

Premium Open Bar

$37  per guest for up to 4 hours

Includes premium liquors (i.e., Ketel One vodka, Silver Patron tequila, etc), Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet wines and imported beer selection.

Call Open Bar

$32 per guest for up to 4 hours

Includes call liquors (i.e., Absolut vodka, Cuervo Gold tequila, etc.), Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet wines along with domestic and imported beer selection.

Well Open Bar

$27 per guest for up to 4 hours

Includes well liquors, Chardonnay and Merlot wines and domestic beer selection.

Premium Hosted Beer & Wine Bar

$24 per guest for up to 4 hours

Includes Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet wines and imported beer selection.

Hosted Bar By Running a Tab

One tab is calculated and added to your final bill. You may limit this option by serving just beer and wine or beer, wine and well drinks, or establishing a set dollar amount Minimums apply for this option. Bar set-up fee is $350 per bar.

* Staff is an additional charge. The number of bartenders required depends on the number of guests. $195 per bartender plus 9.75% CA sales tax will be added to final bar bill.

Company Picnics/Seaside Pavilion Event Information

Treat your employees to an experience beyond the basic picnic table. Enjoy an oceanfront picnic with fun rides, games, prizes, food, sunshine and ocean breezes on the historic Santa Monica Pier.

Seaside Pavilion/Company Picnic Packages

Request Form

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Current Weather

Beach Hazard Statement

Issued:
12:52 PM PDT on July 21, 2017
Expires:
12:00 AM PDT on July 24, 2017
75° F
Clear
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Pacific Park®

380 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401-3128

Call 310-260-8744