Santa Monica Pier is located at the
foot of Colorado Boulevard in Santa
Monica, California and is the city's
most famous landmark. The pier contains
Pacific Park, a family amusement park
with a big ferris wheel overlooking
the Pacific Ocean and parts of West
Los Angeles, a carousel from the 1920s,
an aquarium, several shops, vendors,
entertainers, an arcade, a pub, a
few restaurants, and a café.
At the end of the pier, fishermen
get together to enjoy their hobby.
During the summer months, the free
Thursday Twilight Dance Series is
held, and open air free film screenings
are offered to the public from early
August to late September.