The Santa Monica Pier is always open year-round. Featuring the boardwalk with street performers, arcade and mini amusement park. You can park a few block away for as low as $6 on weekends and evenings and walk to the pier, the Third Street Promenade and mall.
At the center of bustling Downtown Santa Monica is Third Street Promenade—a quintessentially Southern California experience. This three-block, pedestrian-only stretch boasts a vibrant street scene with street performers and shopping along both sides of the street. Adjacent to the Promenade is Santa Monica Place, an outdoor shopping center featuring luxury retailers, gourmet restaurants and some of the best ocean views.