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⚠️ Pacific Park will be CLOSING EARLY for a private event on Friday, December 9th, Tuesday, December 13th, and Wednesday, December 14th at 4:30 PM

🕐 Check our operating calendar before planning your visit.

📅 The Santa Monica Pier hosts events year-round so when planning your trip to Santa Monica or looking for things to do on the West Side of Los Angeles, be sure to check our calendar of events for Santa Monica.

Starfish Water Race

Here’s a smaller version of the popular Water Race game. Using a water gun, players attempt to raise their starfish the fastest by shooting a stream of water into a target. This shorter version of the game is perfect for our younger guests.

Starfish Water Race Game on the Santa Monica Pier

Fast Facts

Although sea stars live underwater and are commonly called “starfish,” they are not true fish.
They do not have gills, scales, or fins like fish do.