People love walking by Pacific Park’s boardwalk-style midway games to see what fun prizes they can win to take home. From race games, to games of speed and skill, anyone can win a prize at Pacific Park – and many of the games offer a prize every time. From stuffed animals bigger than you, to genuine licensed products from today’s most popular trends, the prizes are sure to be a lasting souvenir from your visit to the Pier. We move and change our midway games out from time-to-time, so be sure to check back for the latest fun games you can play on your next visit.

Basketball game at amusement park on the Santa Monica Pier

Water race game on the Santa Monica Pier

Water Race

Players of all ages aim their water guns at a target to propel their playing piece along the race. First to the finish line wins a prize! Every race has a winner!

Whac-a-mole game on the Santa Monica Pier


Grab your foam mallet and get ready to whac any moles that pop up out of their holes. Whac the most moles and win a prize!

Balloon game on the Santa Monica Pier

Balloon Bust

Players throw a weighted bag and aim to pop the balloons! If you pop any balloon, you win a prize! Kids win every game guaranteed!

Water gun race game on the Santa Monica Pier

Top Glow

Get ready, set, and go! Aim your water gun into a spinning hole and spiral your toy to the top. First one to the top wins a prize! There’s a winner every race!

Clown rack game on the Santa Monica Pier

Cat Rack

Players have three chances to knock down the standing props off their paws! Knock down 2 cats for a small prize. Knock down 3 cats for a large prize.

Roll a ball game on the Santa Monica Pier

Roll A Ball

Players line up and race each other to see who will reach the finish line first! Break ahead of the pack by rolling the most balls into the triangle of holes. There’s a winner every race!

Block game on the Santa Monica Pier

Beach Bash

Power throws! Beanbag throwers fling cushioned sacs against a stack of three blocks in an attempt to knock them right off a pedestal.

Kid basketball game on the Santa Monica Pier

Mini Hoops

To win a prize or simply for bragging rights, guests are challenged to score a basket by swishing a five-inch-diameter mini-basketball through a nine-inch-diameter steel rim with an eight-loop net.

Goblet toss game on the Santa Monica Pier

Goblet Toss

With more than 300 goblets to try to land a ball, a bigger challenge for guests is deciding if it’s a red, blue, yellow or orange goblet they want to aim for. Players toss a wiffle ball hoping to land in the color goblets, which determines the size of their prize. Land in a purple goblet and get a free ball to throw again. One in wins!

Long range basketball game on the Santa Monica Pier

Long Range Basketball

Players test their skills at shooting hoops at this long-range basketball game. Score a basket and win a prize!

Soccer goal game on the Santa Monica Pier

Penalty Kick

Think you can make a goal past our goalie? Put your soccer skills to the test at Penalty Kick to win a prize!

Ring toss game on the Santa Monica Pier

Ring Toss

Watch the throwing rings fly! If a plastic ring lands atop one of 187 green, glass bottles, you win a jumbo prize!


Spin to win in these two-seat, 360-degree turning and tumbling attractions.

Gyro Loops 360 attraction on the Santa Monica Pier

Gyro Loops

Players use a joystick to control their speed and rpm all while flinging in circles, rotating frontward, backward and all around in what feels like a free-falling yet fun-wheeling, swing-like manner in an attempt to win a prize.