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October 9, 2010

OCT 10: Pier Del Sol Event on Santa Monica Pier Benefits Special Olympics So Cal

Posted by Don Rose

Special Olympics Southern California is celebrating its 14th Annual Pier Del Sol event at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier on Oct. 10. 

This year's "Hawaiian Paradise" theme includes hula lessons, Hawaiian dancers, live tropical music, family and kid-friendly activities, rides, games, as well as a spectacular VIP brunch from L.A.'s top restaurants, including Melisse, Providence, Water Grill, Angelini Osteria and Spago. Unlimited Pacific Park rides and games are included in the price of admission. 

Arnold Schwarzenegger with Special Olympics athlete at Pier del Sol 2009
Special Olympics
Along with other celebrities and sports figures, California's First Lady, Maria Shriver, is attending as the honorary chair. This year's honoree is Tony Buzzelli, Vice Chairman and Regional Managing Partner of Deloitte LLP. 

To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit:

Since 1997, Pier del Sol has raised almost $5 million, benefiting and changing the lives of more than 13,000 Special Olympic Southern California athletes. 

Special Olympics Southern California has been changing lives through the power of sport for more than 40 years and offers opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities to participate in year-round sports training and competition. For more information about how to compete, coach or contribute to Special Olympics Southern California, please visit: www.sosc.org.

Special Olympics Southern California

Pier Del Sol: Hawaiian Paradise

Sunday, October 10th, 2010, 10am - 2pm
Pacific Park
380 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401

General Admission: $45, includes unlimited rides, 8 game booth tickets, and 1 meal coupon for Pacific Park's Food Placa

VIP Coaster: $150, includes unlimited rides, 10 game booth tickets, and VIP Brunch
VIP Child: $50 (ages 5 - 12)
VIP Admission Package: $500 for 5 VIP Coaster tickets