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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.

Santa Monica in the Movies

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In the movie-making mecca that is the Golden State, Santa Monica’s idyllic blend of city and sea is a perennial favorite setting for all manners of silver screen endeavors. A perfect cocktail of natural beauty and pop culture, this storied sliver of West LA has proven itself over the decades as a storyteller’s dream spot.


Luckily for visiting movie buffs, a quick dive through the City’s cinematic archives reveals plenty of nearby opportunities to soak in the nostalgia of some of film’s most iconic moments. Pacific Park and the Santa Monica Pier can be seen in several of these moments. To find out where and read the full article, visit the Fairmont’s website here.

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