Frequently Asked Questions
What happens if it rains?
The event will go on, rain or shine!
Does my ticket include carnival games?
Game tickets to play carnival games must be purchased separately. All funds from game tickets benefit UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital.
New this year, cards only – no cash.
Game tickets are available on-site at the event, via credit card only.
12 tickets - $10
25 tickets - $20
Unlimited Game Play Wristband - $200
These popular wristbands return for a third year and allow the wearer to enjoy playing classic carnival games as many times as they like! Click here to purchase these wristbands in advance, or purchase on-site via credit card the day of the event.
Each wristband is good for unlimited play by wearer only. Unlimited Game Play Wristband wearers must wait in line for each play. Consecutive plays not allowed if others are waiting in line.
Does my ticket include food?
General admission tickets include Pacific Park meal vouchers and a carnival treat. Sponsorship packages include access to the VIP tent with food and beverages provided by Wolfgang Puck Catering.
How long does the event last?
The event begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.
Is my admission tax deductible?
Tax deductible purchase amounts vary by package and can be found here.
My tickets have been purchased. When will I receive them?
All tickets and parking passes will be mailed mid-October.
What celebrities will be attending the event?
Past events have featured celebrities from Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, YouTube, and other popular networks. Appearances for the 20th Annual Party on the Pier are currently tentative.
What should I wear?
The Santa Monica Pier is constructed of wood planks and can be uneven underfoot. We recommend closed-toe, comfortable shoes. Sunglasses, hats, and sunscreen are also advised.
Where should I park?
Parking locations vary with admission/sponsorship packages. Map and directions to general parking can be found here.
For additional information or questions, please contact
Evan Feeley, email@example.com or (310) 206-2739.