On Dec. 14, the harbor will light up with sparkles & cheer for the 51st annual Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade. It’s a beloved tradition where families & friends gather in Burton Chace Park & Fisherman’s Village for front row seats to holiday magic. This year, Lakers royalty, Phil Jackson & Jeanie Buss, are the Grand Marshals – talk about a slam dunk!
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.
Yearly Archives: 2012
The big 5-0 is the golden jubilee of anniversaries. A semi-centennial, exactly half way to the full-grown maturity of centennialhood. In the ADD-addled age of 140-character Tweets and slang that shortens real words into beloved yet unidentifiable fragments (exhibit A: … Continue reading
With the holidays looming around the corner, it’s time to start planning for the onslaught of family looking to escape frigid temperatures and join us in beautiful, balmy Southern California. Sure everyone loves their family, but it can still be … Continue reading
Move over L’Occitane, Bath and Body Works and Sephora, there’s a new scent in town. After hearing about a Marina del Rey store in which you can make your own scent, Valerie and I were there in about 5 minutes. … Continue reading
It is F-I-N-A-L-L-Y fall. Don’t believe me? Head to your local Starbucks (there’s one just steps from the delicious-sandwich-wizards at Mendocino Farms) and sip on a Grande Triple Pumpkin Spice Latte with extra Nutmeg. BOOM. One of my favorite things … Continue reading
Less than five decades ago, Willie Hjorth and her late husband were pioneers in the sailing world. The couple moved to the newly built Marina del Rey in the mid-60s with dreams of starting a business and sailing around the … Continue reading