‘When Pigs Fly’ On The 90-Foot-Tall Ferris Wheel,
Pacific Park Will Be Celebrating The Lunar New Year
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will celebrate the Lunar New Year “When Pigs Fly” on the 90-foot-tall Ferris Wheel and the arrival of the “Year of the Pig” while featuring “Happy New Year” in Chinese, along with displays of holiday red and gold colors, Pig icons, and Lunar New Year patterns and transitions.
The Pacific Wheel’s 174,000 LED lights are mounted on the Ferris wheel’s structure including the 40 spokes and two hubs. The world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel’s lighting system features 16.7 million color value combinations while the programming and display software presents imaging up to 24 frames per second to display dynamic, custom, computer-generated lighting entertainment. The eco-friendly, enhanced LED lighting provides 81 percent greater energy savings than most Ferris wheel’s traditional incandescent bulbs.