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 paddle boarding to waterfront dining and yacht cruises and local personalities. Experience Marina del Rey through these shared adventures.

Get Fit: The Coastal Los Angeles Workout

It’s not uncommon for a New Year’s resolution to center around boosting your fitness level. Heading to the gym isn’t fun for all people, so it’s important to identify types of activity that you enjoy. In Marina del Rey, the premier waterfront playground of the Los Angeles area, you’re flush with options that will keep […]

Waterfront Views, Special Menus at Whiskey Red’s

It’s SRC Restaurant Month, folks. That means our local participant, Whiskey Red’s, in Marina del Rey’s Fisherman’s Village, is offering three-course prix fixe meals that spotlight favorite dishes and wines. These menus will be offered January 13-February 8. You can find details here. 

Los Angeles Whale Watching

Although whales can be spotted from the California coast mostly year-round, wintertime offers the best chance to see one in Los Angeles. That’s when humongous gray whales are migrating between their feeding grounds in the Arctic and the warm lagoons off Mexico, where they give birth, and then back again. It’s an amazing spectacle to […]

Make Your 2017 Group Event Memorable in the Marina

Discover a Coastal Point of View In Marina del Rey, traditional meetings take a back seat in favor of unique venues, on-the-water team-building activities, and waterfront dining. The Marina is equally appealing to high-end corporate business programs as it is to casual tech industry powerhouses that want a laid-back but trendy meeting destination. What makes […]

Best Holiday Parties in Marina del Rey

Celebrate the holidays in style in Marina del Rey. Choose your own adventure in LA’s premier waterfront destination. December Dining Cruises Hornblower Cruises offers the only public dining cruises in the Marina. Make early reservations for sailings on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve. 310-301-3300. December 7: Tony P’s Dockside Grill Tony’s famous […]

Holiday Events in LA’s Marina


Marina del Rey is overflowing with festive holiday fun this season! Bring your neighbors, friends, and visiting family members out for a celebration in LA’s premier waterfront playground! November 24, Thanksgiving Does the thought of a kitchen full of Thanksgiving dishes make you sigh? Let someone else do the work for you! Here are a […]

Stress-Free Thanksgiving in the Marina

Does the thought of a kitchen full of Thanksgiving dishes make you sigh? Let someone else do the work for you! Here are a few places around the Marina where you and your loved ones can enjoy a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner sans K.P. duty.   Beachside Restaurant & Bar Every seat in the house is […]

2016 Best of the Westside

Marina del Rey businesses won a whopping 145 awards in the Argonaut‘s 2016 Best of the Westside issue. Congrats! Here’s the full winners list.

Easy Sightseeing Tours

Starline Hopon Fishermans Village Stop

Fisherman’s Village is an easy start/stop point for the popular hop-on, hop-off narrated bus tour from our friends at Starline Tours. Take the “green loop” for a fun 1.5-hour drive through Marina del Rey, Venice Beach, and Santa Monica. You’ll get acquainted with the marina’s top entertainment and dining areas, plus get to swing by iconic places in our […]

4th of July Fireworks 2016!

Best seats in the house!

Nothing says 4th of July quite like the Marina del Rey Fireworks Show! The fireworks start at 9:00 P.M. and will be shot from a barge across from the Marina’s main channel. Still not sure where to go to get the best views? We have compiled our top picks to celebrate the 4th in style: Bayview Bash […]