Pacific Pier Park is Santa Monica's event congregation on the Santa Monica Pier. Opened in 1996, the facility has many parking spaces for those who prefer not to walk. While parking on the pier is charged, entry to the amusement park is free. On a delightful, sunny Southern California evening a great many individuals walk onto the dock to appreciate a sprawling complex of rides, eateries, shopping baskets, craftsmen making representations for clients and once in a while even a show. Santa Clause Monica's out-dated wharf is antiquated fun. You don't have to persuade the children and grown-ups to leave the PCs, TV sets and computer games behind. The primal green, orange, purple, red and blue shades of Pacific Park are brighter than any computer game or TV screen to bring you extraordinary, genuine hues set against the scenery of the Pacific blue sea and California sky.