June 08, 2011
Pacific Park to Celebrate Special Olympics Summer Games
Pacific Park will kick off a celebration of the Special Olympics Summer Games by honoring emergency service people with free admission Thursday followed by a special lighting of the famous pier Ferris wheel.
“Our goal is to celebrate and bring attentio... Read More »
June 02, 2011
Pacific Park Celebrates 15th Birthday
Pacific Park -- Los Angeles’ only admission-free amusement park, on the Santa Monica Pier -- celebrated its 15th anniversary last week with the introduction of new rides and refreshments.
When it opened in 1996, Pacific Park brought back a full-scale a... Read More »
January 11, 2011
Iconic California amusement park sold
Santa Monica's iconic Pacific Park amusement park in California, US, has been sold for US$34m (£22m) to an Orlando, Florida-based real estate company.
CNL Lifestyle Properties - which already owns a number of entertainment properties in California, inc... Read More »
March 07, 2008
Pacific Park goes on the block
The owners of Pacific Park on Thursday announced plans to sell the two-acre amusement park and its iconic Ferris Wheel for an undisclosed price. “(Selling) has always been the long-term plan for the investors who funded the original construction of the p... Read More »
February 25, 2008
Pacific Park to Replace Famous Solar-powered Wheel
TV weathercasts and late-night shows will have to look for a different backdrop for a couple of weeks this spring, while a favored icon, the Pacific Park Ferris wheel, is replaced with an all-new $1.5 million wheel.... Read More »
February 12, 2008
Love is in the Air Valentine's Day at Pacific Park
Those ready to tie the knot or simply share a quiet, breathtaking moment together this Valentine’s Day may want to look up – 130 feet up. That’s where many romantic couples will be Thursday night as they head to what is becoming a special romantic escape... Read More »