Santa Monica Pier Closed By Executive Order of City of Santa Monica Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Santa Monica Pier Closed Covid-19

Pacific Park and the Santa Monica Pier are currently closed to the public.

The City of Santa Monica has issued an executive order under emergency powers to temporarily close the Santa Monica Pier to the public. This includes the pier deck parking, the amusement park, and all other tenant businesses on the Pier. The closure takes effect at 6am on Monday, March 16, 2020.

For more information regarding the coronavirus, please contact:

Are Pacific Park and the Santa Monica Pier Open?

No – Pacific Park and the Santa Monica Pier are currently closed until further notice.

Can I still visit the beach?

Yes – on Wednesday, May 13th, LA County Beaches reopened for exercise and ocean activities like swimming and surfing. Sunbathing, volleyball, and picnics are not permitted at this time. The beaches were previously closed from March 27th – May 12th.

When will the Pier re-open?

Pacific Park will follow the direction of City authorities to reopen the Park and Pier. As soon as this information becomes available, we will update this site.

Will my pre-purchased tickets or Annual Pass still be valid?

Yes – all tickets, vouchers, and passes will be valid with expiration dates extended once we have a reopening date. If you have questions about tickets purchased online, vouchers from third parties, or annual passes, please contact us.

How can I learn more about the coronavirus and other sanitation-related concerns?

We have provided a summary of the closure and a list of resources here.

This post was updated 2:30 PM 5/12/2020


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