The beautiful Santa Monica Pier offers a variety of entertainment, dining and shopping experiences, including the thrill rides of Pacific Park; a historic 1922 Carousel, and an interactive aquarium. As you stroll the planks of the Pier, enjoy lively street performers-- from musicians to artists - and don't miss some of the best sunsets along the California coast. The Santa Monica Pier is open 365 days a year. Admission is free. Parking is available on both the Pier Deck and the Beachfront nearby. Limited short term parking is also available. For more information call (310) 458-8900.