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Pacific Park in the News September 2022

Published on October 1, 2022

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 July – September, 2022.

MLB All Star Game at the Santa Monica Pier | Photo by @playball

California Unpublished

All-Star Oceanfront Opens Friday in Santa Monica

“Fan events leading up to Tuesday’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium begin Friday with the Capital One All-Star Oceanfront at Santa Monica Pier and Santa Monica State Beach, All-Star Week’s first beach event. The event will feature casual and instructional youth baseball and softball activities on the beach directly south of the pier, along with daily yoga classes. There will also be baseball-themed sand sculptures.”

Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel lights up for Blackpink | Photo by @_zeboys


Here’s Where BLACKPINK Will ‘Light Up the Pink’ Across the Globe Ahead of ‘Pink Venom’

“The news was shared via Twitter with a poster of dates, locations and times for Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, Bangkok, New York and Los Angeles between Thursday and Friday for their Blinks to witness something special. New York fans can see the Brooklyn Bridge light up at 8 p.m. ET, while L.A. fans will see the Santa Monica Ferris wheel aglow.”

The Boardwalk Food Festival LA Weekly

LA Weekly

The Boardwalk Food Festival Takes Over Santa Monica Pier

“A reimagined boardwalk with food from some of L.A.’s best restaurants, roaming stilt walkers, professional skateboarders on a half-pipe skate ramp, and live music took over the Santa Monica Pier over the weekend for a summer event sponsored by American Express and Resy, the online restaurant-reservation service company.”

Photo courtesy of @briancdouglas

Best LA Beaches US News World Report

US News and World report

17 Top Los Angeles Beaches

“A little more than 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles, in the chic beach community of Santa Monica you’ll find the famed Santa Monica State Beach and Pier. The sprawling beach has 3.5 miles of soft sand and an iconic pier complete with an amusement park, various shops and restaurants, and an aquarium.”

Fodors Best Boardalks in the US | Photo by Larry Gibson, iStock


The 12 Best Boardwalks in America

“The Venice Beach Boardwalk is internationally renowned for its quirky street performers, talented artisans and vendors, buff “Muscle Beach” athletes, and the plethora of tasty food and drink choices along this 2-mile stretch of sand. Start the journey at the end of the Santa Monica Pier, where Pacific Park offers amusement park rides and funnel cake choices.”

Santa Monica Brighton Beach Collab

Affinity Magazine

Santa Monica Comes To Brighton This July

“This July the cities of Santa Monica, U.S and Brighton & Hove, UK will be celebrating a new Friendship Cities agreement between the two pier cities with a month-long series of #SantaMonicaLovesBrighton events and experiences for the public to get a taste of Santa Monica in Brighton.”

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 @alvaroserranopics