MAJOR ANNUAL EVENTS

As LA’s premier waterfront destination, Marina del Rey is a fun and vibrant getaway. The Marina offers a range of activities, from free outdoor concerts that get you moving, to jaw-dropping fireworks displays. We’ll update our Events Calendar as details become available, but this short list will help you plan ahead.

April-September

California Sunset Series Sailing Regatta

The California Yacht Club puts on this series of sailing races that take place Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. April 19 – September 6, 2017.

May-August

Killer Rides

Killer Shrimp Restaurant & Bar opens its parking lot to hot rod, classic car, and motorcycle displays. Free admission. June 25, July 30, August 27, 2017.

May

Marina Fest

A boat show with vendors, yacht and sailboat displays, and activities. May 19-21, 2017. marinafest.org

May-September

Beach Eats Food Trucks

Head to the parking lot at Marina Beach on Thursdays for dinner with a water view. May 4 – September 28, 2017.

June

Kahanamoku Klassic

The Southern California Outrigger Racing Association hosts this canoe event. June 3, 2017.

July

4th of July Fireworks

Marina del Rey’s waterfront fireworks show attracts spectators from throughout the Southland to Burton Chace Park, Fisherman’s Village, and local hotels and restaurants. Free admission.

July

Old-Fashioned Day at the Park

View beautiful restored yachts from the 1920s-’50s and an array of vintage automobiles. July 23, 2017.

July-August

Movies in the Park

Family-friendly films are shown on an outdoor screen at Burton Chace Park. Free admission. 2017: July 8, 22; August 5, 19.

July-August

Summer Concert Series

This music series offers classical and pop music concerts on alternating weeks at Burton Chace Park. Free admission. 2017: July 6, 15, 20, 29; August 3, 12, 17, 26. bit.ly/mdrmusic

October

Discover Marina del Rey

This family-oriented festival offers educational information on health, safety, and the environment; as well as live music and many activities. Free admission. October 8, 2017.

October

Harvest Days and Haunted Nights

Experience the only haunted pirate ships in Los Angeles this Halloween! Expect kid-friendly fun by day and spooky entertainment by night (recommended for ages 13+). Free admission. October 28-29, 2017.

December

Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade

Thousands of spectators congregate in Fisherman’s Village and Burton Chase Park to watch lighted boats on parade in the main channel. December 9, 2017.

December

Snow Wonder Festival

Offered on the afternoon of the Holiday Boat Parade, this kid-focused festival has crafts, snow play and sledding, face painting, DJ entertainment, and more. December 9, 2017.

December

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Ring in the New Year at the Marina’s annual fireworks show.

Year-Round

Weekend Concerts at Fisherman’s Village

Enjoy live jazz, R&B, country, salsa, and other genres on rotation. Concerts are Saturday and Sunday afternoons.