Pacific Park gives Tilt-a-Whirl a shark makeover

Posted Tuesday, April 25, 2017 8:44 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The ride's tubs now resemble chomping sharks.

Relocated roller coasters provide thrills at a fraction of the cost of new rides

Posted Thursday, August 25, 2011 12:47 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Closing parks and poor economy make used rides an attractive alternative.

CNL buys Pacific Park for $34 million

Posted Friday, January 7, 2011 12:37 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Original group of investors who opened the park will continue to operate it.

Pacific Park to sell to CNL for $34 million

Posted Tuesday, December 14, 2010 12:24 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Santa Monica Amusements owned and operated the park since it opened in 1996.

Small amusement parks thrive despite economic conditions

Posted Thursday, April 15, 2010 12:18 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Free entry and peripheral attractions, like beaches, offer more value for vacation goers.

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier has five new rides

Posted Thursday, May 21, 2009 12:56 PM | Contributed by Jeff

New rides intended to let families ride together.

Coaster Grotto adds 120 photos from 10 parks

Posted Wednesday, July 14, 2004 10:32 AM | Contributed by Grant

Includes photos from parks in California, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, and British Columbia.