Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will brighten-up the Lunar New Year celebration with a “red” color and patterns extravaganza on the Ferris wheel on Feb. 19 from sunset, approximately 5:47 p.m., to midnight.

The Pacific Wheel is the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel featuring 160,000 energy-efficient LED lights that present dynamic, custom, computer-generated lighting entertainment each evening. The eco-friendly, enhanced LED lighting provides 75 percent greater energy savings than most Ferris wheel’s traditional incandescent bulbs.

“Pacific Park joins in the worldwide Lunar New Year celebration with a colorful red salute to our Asian guests from China and Korea to Taiwan and Vietnam, and beyond,” says Jeff Klocke, Vice President of Marketing and Administration at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier. “We hope our Southern California Asian population enjoys the Ferris wheel’s red lighting celebration. Guests from around the world can also view the light show spectacular with our high-definition live streaming video at”

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