MY MARINA

Welcome to My Marina, the official blog of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau! With a fun, first-hand perspective, My Marina tells different stories of what makes this coastal destination so unique – from water sports like sailing and paddleboarding to waterfront dining, yacht cruises, and local personalities. Experience Marina del Rey through these shared adventures.

Mother’s Day 2017 – Seaside Celebrations

Show Mom how much she means to you by organizing a family get-together in LA’s Marina. Luxury yachts and the sparkling Marina waters as a background make for a family photo op she’ll treasure forever.

90292 Eats: SALT Restaurant

Welcome to our new blog series, 90292 Eats, which explores dining in Marina del Rey. The staff of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau is more than happy to try out our local restaurants and point you in the right direction of what to order. Bon Appétit! SALT The Marina del Rey Hotel was the […]

Summer Sailing Camps for Youth in Marina del Rey

Marina del Rey offers a unique way to get your kid out in the great outdoors this summer – sailing camp! Several local yacht clubs and recreation centers offer all-day youth programs throughout the summer months. Beginner classes typically introduce terminology, boat rigging, water safety, and basic sailing skills, while the advanced classes for older children build on that foundation. […]

90292 Eats: Doma Kitchen

Welcome to our new blog series, 90292 Eats, which explores dining in Marina del Rey. The staff of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau is more than happy to try out our local restaurants and point you in the right direction of what to order. Bon Appétit! Doma Kitchen When Doma Kitchen proprietor Angie Corrente […]

Easter Brunch in Marina del Rey

With sparkling water views and warm sunshine, Marina del Rey is the perfect destination for Easter Sunday brunch. Choose from waterfront restaurants, dining cruises, and hotel hotspots for your gathering. Bonus — the harbor makes for a fantastic backdrop for a family photo! Except where noted, these brunch happenings take place on Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Transportation in Marina del Rey

No car, no problem here in Marina del Rey. With several local free and low-cost transportation options, you don’t need a rental car to enjoy your vacation on the Los Angeles coast. Here’s why: The Free Ride The Free Ride is fleet of five-passenger electric shuttles that offer free, on-demand transportation daily from noon to 9 p.m. […]

St. Patrick’s Day in Marina del Rey

Ah, St. Paddy’s – for many, an excuse to throw back more than a couple and to use the “you’re-not-wearing-green-pinch” as a flirting strategy. This year, the pseudo holiday falls on a Friday, so expect to see more than usual number of rabble rousers out and about. Here are a few local parties on March […]

Bonfire at Dockweiler State Beach

There’s no better way to end a fun day at the beach than to circle up around a cozy bonfire. Not all California beaches allow bonfires, but here in the Marina del Rey area, we’re lucky that Dockweiler State Beach does permit regulated burns in provided fire rings. Follow these tips to ensure your group […]

Step Up to SUP

By Valerie Arias Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) has been around in one form or another for decades, but the modern style we know today soared in popularity just a few years ago – especially once paparazzi photos of celebs such as Jennifer Aniston and Matthew McConaughey partaking in the fun started showing up in magazines. And there’s […]

Five Date Night Ideas in Marina del Rey

Whether it’s your first date or one rare night out without the kids, you’ll find fun on-the-water options for couples in Marina del Rey. Ditch the dinner-and-a-movie routine in exchange for a unique date night (or day!) in LA’s Marina. Try these suggestions: Moonlight Paddle Excursion ($) Paddle through the calm waters of the Marina on a guided kayak tour […]