Dia de Los Muertos Ferris Wheel Lighting at Santa Monica Pier

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November 1, 2023, 5:30 pm to 11:30 PM
Dia de Los Muertos Ferris Wheel Lighting at Santa Monica Pier

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The Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel will be lit orange, and red, with Halloween emojis, sugar skulls, and jack-o-lanterns from Friday, October 20 to Thursday, November 2 in recognition of Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos.

Halloween is an annual celebration observed in many countries on 31 October as a time to remember loved ones who have passed as well as the end of the harvest season. Similarly, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday widely celebrated in Los Angeles on November 1st and involves family and friends gathering to remember friends and family members who have died.

This year, Pacific Park celebrates the Halloween season with fun and spooky patterns and designs on the Pacific Wheel including bats, ghosts, and jack-o-lanterns.

This special lighting event will take place on the evening of Friday, October 28 to Wednesday, November 2. The Ferris wheel lights can be seen from dusk until 11:35 PM each evening. Enjoy watching the light program online.

Dia de Los Muertos Ferris Wheel Lighting at Santa Monica Pier