Santa Monica Pier

200 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401
The Santa Monica landmark has been in operation for more than a hundred years, with an arcade, shops, restaurants, bars, fishing, and an amusement park with rides and a Ferris wheel. Since 1983, the annual summer "Twilight Dance Series" has presented free rock, pop, world, blues, Latin and jazz concerts on Thursday night with such artists as Rickie Lee Jones, Cafe Tacuba, Dr. John, Eric Burdon, Patti Smith, Dick Dale, Koko Taylor, Thee Midniters, Bo Diddley and many others.

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