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The Angelic Auxiliary of Children’s Bureau hosted its 14th Annual Carnival at the Pier on Sunday, March 6, at Pacific Park on Santa Monica Pier much to the delight of kids and parents alike.

News, Santa Monica Pier, Kids

Kids Take to the Pier

Posted Mar. 11, 2016, 1:56 pm

Santa Monica youngsters and their families braved the windy stormy weather Sunday to enjoy a day at the Pier for a great cause.

Fun Times for Kids

News, Santa Monica Pier, Things To Do, Kids, Pacific Park

The Angelic Auxiliary's 14th Annual Carnival at the Pier is Tomorrow

Posted Mar. 5, 2016, 8:00 am

Join the Angelic Auxiliary's 14th Annual Carnival at the Pier tomorrow from 10am - 1pm at Pacific Park, Santa Monica Pier.

Whale of a Weekend

News, Santa Monica Pier, Science, Kids

A Whale of a Good Weekend

Posted Feb. 25, 2016, 11:35 am

Families and ocean enthusiasts alike had a whale of a time this past Saturday and Sunday at the Whale of a Weekend, hosted by Heal the Bay and Santa Monica Pier Aquarium.

Animator/director David Silverman (L) and actress Sarah Michelle Gellar attend the Mattel Party On The Pier at Santa Monica Pier on Sunday, Sept. 27.

Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, Fundraiser

Party On The Pier Raises $1M For Children’s Hospital

Posted Oct. 5, 2015, 9:47 am

It was one of those rare events that will create memories for a lifetime. A sold out crowd of more than 2,000 guests – including local families and children – and many of television and film’s biggest celebrities showed their support and celebrated the 16th annual Mattel Party on the Santa Monica Pier on Sunday, Sept. 27 and helped raise a record-breaking $1 million for Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.

Animator/director David Silverman (L) and actress Sarah Michelle Gellar attend the Mattel Party On The Pier at Santa Monica Pier on Sunday, Sept. 27.

News, Life And Arts, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, Fundraiser

VIDEO: Mattel Party On The Santa Monica Pier Benefits Children's Hospital

Posted Sep. 30, 2015, 6:00 am

A sold out crowd of over 2,000 guests and many of television and film’s biggest celebrities showed their support and celebrated the 16th Annual Mattel Party on the Pier on Sunday, Sept.r 27 at the world-famous Santa Monica Pier, and helped raise a record-breaking $1 Million dollars for Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.

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

News, Life And Arts, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, Fundraiser

Stars Come Out to Play at 16th Annual Mattel Party on Santa Monica Pier

Posted Sep. 20, 2015, 10:10 am

Some of entertainment’s biggest stars are coming out to support Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA and celebrate the 16th Annual Mattel Party on the Santa Monica Pier Sunday, Sept. 27 benefiting Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.

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

Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, Sharks

WATCH: Feel the Thrill of Shark Sundays at the Santa Monica Aquarium

Posted Sep. 10, 2015, 9:58 am

Shark Sundays are held throughout the year and are always a popular attraction at the Santa Monica Pier.

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

News, Life And Arts, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, Twilight Concert Series

Twilight Concert Series Will Set Tonight

Posted Sep. 10, 2015, 9:19 am

KCRW will conclude its Twilight Concert Series tonight with performances by Tune-Yards and Avid Dancer.

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

News, Apb, Santa Monica Pier

Quick To Punch: Man Punches Out Car Window at Santa Monica Pier

Posted Aug. 31, 2015, 9:31 am

A 23-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested on Sunday, Aug. 23, after smashing a car window with his fist at Santa Monica Pier.

Doc Rivers.

News, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica

Clippers To Distribute New-Look T-Shirts In Santa Monica, 31 Other Spots Today

Posted Jun. 18, 2015, 8:25 am

The Los Angeles Clippers will have owner Steve Ballmer, coach Doc Rivers and present and past players distribute T-shirts with the team’s new look at 32 locations today, including Santa Monica.

Shane Mosley,Sugar Ray Leonard, Oscar De La Hoya and Shane Mosley Jr. at the B. Riley

Sports, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, Boxing, Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Leads Fight Against Juvenile Diabetes

Posted May. 22, 2014, 5:12 am

B. Riley & Co. and the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation co-hosted the 5th Annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” Charity Boxing Night at the Santa Monica Pier, which benefited the Foundation's mission to raise funds for research and awareness towards a cure for Juvenile Diabetes.

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

News, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Ferris Wheel To Go Green For Earth Day

Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:19 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will turn its Ferris wheel “green” tonight with a variety of patterns and colors in support of Earth Day.

News, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, City Hall

Santa Monica Pier Corp. Hires Pier Administrator

Posted Apr. 26, 2012, 5:00 am

S. Jay Farrand, former Marketing Director for Marina-based TOMS Shoes, has been named the new Pier Administrator by the Santa Monica Pier Corporati...

The Santa Monica Pier is home to one of 30 pianos across Los Angeles for the next  three weeks.

Santa Monica Pier, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica, Pier

Piano Art Installation At Santa Monica Pier

Posted Apr. 15, 2012, 1:11 am

The Santa Monica Pier has been chosen as one of 30 venues in the Los Angeles area to participate in the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) “Pla...

Santa Monica beach will be full of color in the sky when Otis College hosts its first annual Kite Festival on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Santa Monica Pier, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Kites, Kite Festival

Kite Festival Flies Into Pier On Saturday

Posted Apr. 13, 2012, 9:17 am

Otis College will hold its first annual Kite Festival directly north of the Santa Monica Pier this weekend from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sund...

Check Your Number, Saturday, April 14, Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier

Environment, Santa Monica Pier, Seven Days, Santa Monica

What's Hot:

Posted Apr. 13, 2012, 2:05 am

CalRecycle hosts on Saturday a public education campaign event to inform drivers of how to re-evaluate their oil change habits. The “Check Your N...

A rendering of the three-story garage proposed for the parking lot next to the Santa Monica Pier.

News, City Council, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier Parking Changes Ahead

Posted Apr. 10, 2012, 2:28 am

There was probably a time when a driver could drive his or her vehicle onto the deck of the Santa Monica Pier and comfortably find a parking spot ...

The Ladybug is big, strong, and full of life while The Foreigner is a fly that's an attention seeker that's full of bravado.

News, St. Monica, Santa Monica Pier, Theater

Free Cirque Du Soleil 'OVO' Tickets Up For Grabs For Anyone Born On February 29

Posted Feb. 29, 2012, 2:45 am

Calling all those born on February 29 -- the first 100 people who can show that February 29th is their birthday with a valid id today, Wednesday Fe...

The Grand Chapiteau will be able to accommodate more than 2,500 people once complete.

News, Santa Monica Pier, Theater, Video, Santa Monica

Cirque Du Soleil Returns!

Posted Jan. 13, 2012, 12:56 am

Measuring in at 66 feet high with a diameter of 167 feet, Cirque du Soleil’s Grand Chapiteau (big top) now stands tall next to the Santa Monica P...

The blue and yellow Grand Chapiteau tent was raised next to the Santa Monica Pier today in preparation for the first show on Jan. 20.

News, Santa Monica Pier, Theater, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Cirque Du Soleil's Grand Chapiteau Tent Raised For Upcoming 'OVO' Production

Posted Jan. 10, 2012, 9:00 am

The production of Cirque du Soleil's "OVO" in Santa Monica moved one step closer to its first performance on Jan. 20 with the raising of the blue a...

News, Venice, Santa Monica Pier, Parks, Santa Monica

Occupy Venice To Hold Public Protest, Solidarity Rally At Palisades Park On Saturday Afternoon

Posted Nov. 18, 2011, 2:02 am

Occupy Venice, in collaboration with other regional Occupy movements such as Occupy Santa Monica College and Occupy Culver City, will be holding a ...

Guitarist Greg Menjivar and lead singer Nancy Rae Pride of PapaFish at Rusty's Surf Ranch on Aug. 18. The return to the venue this Friday night, Oct. 7

Santa Monica Pier, Calendar, Music, Santa Monica

Rusty's Surf Ranch To Feature Reggae Rock Band PapaFish Tonight

Posted Oct. 7, 2011, 2:41 am

Veer away from the weekly grind and feel good with the fresh sounds of reggae rock band PapaFish at Rusty’s Surf Ranch on the Santa Monica Pier t...

LA BBQ Festival runs from September 9-11.

Santa Monica Pier, Calendar, Santa Monica

LA BBQ Festival Concludes On Santa Monica Pier Today

Posted Sep. 11, 2011, 3:07 am

The Third LA BBQ Festival concludes at Santa Monica Beach today, in the parking lot north of the pier. The three day event, which started o...

Donald Harrison belts out some smooth saxophone power under the moon light.

Life And Arts, Santa Monica Pier, Video, Santa Monica, Twilight Concert Series

Twilight Dance Series Concludes For 2011 With New Orleans Based Bands

Posted Sep. 9, 2011, 12:00 pm

The finale of this year's Twilight Dance Series on Thursday included two New Orleans-based bands at the Santa Monica Pier, headlined by Jon Cleary'...

Fronting a massively intense rock and roll attack, local band Dawes performs onstage with Jackson Browne (far right).

Life And Arts, Santa Monica Pier, Video, Santa Monica, Twilight Concert Series

Twilight Dance Series Week 9 Wrap: Americana Band Dawes Bring Surprise

Posted Sep. 3, 2011, 5:51 am

The ninth night of performances of the Twilight Dance Series on Thursday at the Santa Monica Pier featured a trio of “Americana Bands,” that ga...

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