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  • Thursday, September 28, the amusement park will close at 5 PM

🕐 For a full schedule of hours, please check our operating calendar before planning your visit.

Filming Locations at the Santa Monica Pier

Films, TV shows and music videos are often set in amusement parks, and Pacific Park has been the location for many productions over the years. Pacific Park is ideal for filming oceanfront scenes, an outdoor amusement park setting, a backdrop or establishing shots. Pacific Park’s skilled crew is available to meet all production needs and can assist with the various City and Pier representatives to secure necessary permits, parking and special requests.

Pacific Park frequently serves as the location for popular entertainment productions including television shows such as Modern Family, American Idol, Private Practice & New Girl; feature films such as Iron Man 2 & Think Like a Man; television commercials for the NFL, Tostitos, Nike & Xbox; still photography shoots with Roar Clothing, Nordstrom, Time-Life & music videos featuring Keith Urban & Maroon 5.

For filming information & rates, please submit a request below or call 310-260-8744 x258

Movies filmed on the Santa Monica Pier

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