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Wonderland by the Water

  • Starts:

    November 19, 2018, 12:00 am

  • Ends:

    January 6th

Cost:

Free

Neighborhood: Santa Monica Pier Area / Ocean Avenue
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401

For the first time in over a decade, the Pier is getting in the holiday spirit!

We’re working with LA artist, Myriad Slits, to create a magical “Seadragons Village” in the windows of our historic merry-Go-Round building and inviting some of LA’s best event producers to host holiday events all season long. Add to that Story Time in Wonderland, Photo Ops with Holiday Mermaids, giveaways and more, and we’ve got ourselves an unforgettable seasonal experience for locals and tourists alike. Don’t miss the magic at Wonderland by the Water!

Dates: November 19 - January 6

Viewing is free and open to public!

Events: 

Puppet Show with Bob Baker Marionette

THURSDAYS NOV 29, DEC 6, 13, 20

The celebrated theater has been an institution since 1963, and for the first time ever it has a home at the Pier! This iconic puppet show will feature classic songs of the season and Bob Baker favorites.

6:00 AND 7:00 P.M. (TWO SHOWS A NIGHT) IN THE MERRY-GO-ROUND

Story Time & Photos with Holiday Mermaids

FRIDAYS DEC 7, 14, 21

The sea scenes come to life with Holiday Mermaids. We’ll be offering photos and story time thanks to our friends at the Santa Monica Public Library and Dark Tide Productions.

PHOTOS: 3:00 - 7:00 P.M. IN THE MERRY-GO-ROUNDSTORY TIME: 4:00 P.M.

Food Festival with Smorgasburg LA

SATURDAY DEC 8TH

Westside fans will get to taste the best of Smorgasburg LA on their own turf with favorites from DTLA when more than 70 of Smorgasburg’s most popular vendors take over the Pier.

11:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. ON THE PIER DECK

Shop Local with Unique LA

SAT & SUN DEC 15 & 16

One of LA’s best independent design and immersive shopping experiences is heading to the Pier! Meet and shop directly from hundreds of hand-selected designers and artists in one convenient space. 2 Days, 300 Artisans, Thousands of Shoppers & Free Activities… it’s the best way to shop for all your holiday gifts.

10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. ON THE PIER DECK