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Pacific Park in the News | March 2021

Published on March 31, 2021

Pacific Park is regularly featured in news articles, vlogs, and the media. Below are our picks for the top news and blogs mentioning Pacific Park and the Santa Monica Pier for January – March, 2021.

The Santa Monica Pier ferris Wheel

Production Hub

Lights! Camera! Back In Action! – It’s the Ferris Wheel Seen ‘Round the World’ And It Could Be All Yours For Your Next Production

“Since Los Angeles County recently moved into the ‘Red Tier’, Pacific Park is ready with the clapboard and looks to shout the familiar refrain of “Lights! Camera! (Back In) Action!” at the two-acre amusement park on the Santa Monica Pier.”

Laker's colors purple and gold displayed on the Pacific Wheel

CBS Los Angeles

LA Landmarks Lit Up In Purple And Gold After Lakers Title Win

“Several Los Angeles landmarks were lit up in the classic purple and gold after the Lakers won their 17th title Sunday night. Purple and gold lights could be seen shimmering at L.A. City Hall, the iconic Santa Monica Ferris wheel and at L.A. Union Station.”

NBC Los Angeles

The Pacific Wheel Will Count Down to 2021 in a Big, Big Way

“A “Holiday Light Spectacular” will shine from sunset to 11:30 p.m.; a New Year’s show will glimmer from 11:30 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.; and a countdown is on from 11:59 p.m. to midnight. Free to watch on the Pacific Wheel’s webcam.”

Photo courtesy of @briancdouglas

The Santa Monica Pier Secrete Story Mobile App

Santa Monica Lookout

Santa Monica Pier Launches “Secret Story Tour”

“The Santa Monica Pier’s past is coming alive with an immersive digital quest that tells the untold story of the wooden structure’s 110-year history.”

The greek flag and slogans for independance displayed in lights on the Ferris wheel

Greek Reporter

World Famous Santa Monica Pier Pacific Wheel Will Present a Special ‘ZITO HELLAS’ Light Show

“Other buildings and areas which will also be illuminated to show respect for the Greek Bicentennial are the Richards/I-5 underpass, the Capitol Mall, the K street Tunnel, City College Pedestrian Bridge, Memorial Auditorium and the McKinley Underpass. The Santa Monica Pier’s “Pacific Wheel” will also have a special, evening-long Light Show for Greek Independence Day on the 25th.”

An Ox displayed on the Ferris Wheel in Santa Monica for Chinese New Year

NBC Los Angeles

The Pacific Wheel Will Shine for the Year of the Ox and Valentine’s Day

“We won’t be greeting The Year of the Ox in the wonderful and time-honored ways we might have hoped to, but the momentous 2021 moment will be honored, with oodles of shimmer and glimmer, at the Pacific Wheel on Santa Monica Pier. The famous solar-powered Ferris wheel isn’t open for riders, but at-home revelers can watch the attraction’s live cam on Friday evening, Feb. 12 to see a luminous line-up of Lunar New Year imagery, including, hooray, the ox.”

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier has been featured in over 1,000 movies, TV shows and music videos, and is regularly featured in the press. As the most Instagrammed location in Los Angeles, the Pier regularly hosts social media influencers, Twitch streamers, YouTubers, and content creators. For more information on partnering with Pacific Park, read about media inquiries for the Santa Monica Pier.

Feature image courtesy of @p48thunder