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Our Favorite Music Videos Filmed at the Santa Monica Pier

Published on April 10, 2020

The Santa Monica Pier is one of the most-filmed locations in Los Angeles and has starred in hundreds of movies, music videos, commercials, and TV shows. The Pier offers storytellers a unique landscape with sweeping ocean views, wide, sandy beaches, plus an amusement park and classic boardwalk midway. Pacific Park’s bright blue and pink walls have served as the background for countless music videos and commercial shoots, and more. Here is a list of our favorite music videos filmed on the Santa Monica Pier:

“Undecided” Chris Brown (2019)

In “Undecided”, Chris Brown sneaks into Pacific Park after it is closed for the evening and enters an alternate world where he dances for the affection of his love.

“Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” Selena (1994)

For her song “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom”, Selena sings and dances while she is on the Santa Monica Pier.

“Let’s Get Crazy” Hannah Montana (2009)

“Let’s Get Crazy” by Hannah Montana is actually an excerpt from the movie, Hannah Montana: The Movie. Hannah attends her friends Sweet Sixteen party on the Santa Monica Pier and performs for her and the crowd.

“How It Feels to be Lost” Sleeping With Sirens (2019)

In “How It Feels to be Lost”, the Sleeping With Sirens crew heads into Pacific Park but Kellin, the lead singer, ends up getting separated and faces a different reality as he is “lost”.

“‘Til Summer Comes Around” Kieth Urban (2010)

Keith Urban memorializes his summer love in “‘Til Summer Comes Around” with clips around Pacific Park.

“Clarity” John Mayer (2003)

“Clarity” finds John Mayer walking along the Santa Monica Pier and pondering about time and love.

Read the whole list of films, TV shows, and music videos filmed at the Santa Monica Pier here.