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Things to Do This Weekend in Marina del Rey, August 1-5, 2018

Read on for news about Marina Fundays deals, free concerts, pool parties, and more going on in Marina del Rey this week!

Wednesday & Thursday

SUNSET COCKTAIL CRUISES

Hornblower Cruises & Events offers these seasonal low-cost sunset cruises on Wednesdays and Thursdays in the sparkling harbor. Wednesday sailings are timed perfectly to watch the California Yacht Club’s Sunset Series regattas, which run through September 5.

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Thursday

BEACH EATS FOOD TRUCKS + LIVE MUSIC

Catch live beach music by local band Unkle Monkey on August 2 at Beach Eats, Marina del Rey’s weekly food truck gathering at Marina “Mother’s” Beach through September 27, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bring your own beach chair and enjoy the free show.

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Saturday

MARINA DEL REY FARMERS MARKET

Head to County Parking Lot 11 (Via Marina @ Panay Way) every Saturday for farm-fresh produce, flowers, prepared foods, handmade items, music, and entertainment. Open year-round. Free admission. Parking lot pay-and-display kiosk, just $1 per hour.

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Saturday

CAT POWER CONCERT

Cat Power performs Saturday’s free concert at Burton Chace Park. Show starts at 7 p.m., bur arrive early and picnic on the lawn. Details and season lineup on the website.

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Saturday and Sunday

BRUNCH CRUISES

Hornblower Cruises offers brunch sailings on Saturdays and Sundays year-round. Enjoy views of the sparkling harbor and passing sailboats while you dine on a gourmet meal. Enjoy bottomless champagne or sparkling cider, a brunch buffet, live jazz entertainment, and more on a two-hour scenic cruise.

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Sunday

SUSIE HANSEN LATIN BAND

Break out your dancing shoes and head to the plaza at Fisherman’s Village for live music. There’s no show on Saturday due to the Cat Power concert taking place that evening at Burton Chace Park, but come on Sunday for salsa music by the Susie Hansen Latin Band, 2-5 p.m. Two hours free parking with validation.

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Sunday

SUNDAY BOATHOUSE

The Marina del Rey Hotel annually offers a summertime series of Sunday pool parties (open to the public) through September 2. Come for DJ music, themed events, and poolside bites and libations. No cover charge! Non-hotel guests must be age 21+. Noon–6 p.m.

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Sunday

FREE YOGA CLASS

Join instructor Maria Noe’s outdoor yoga class at beautiful Burton Chace Park every Sunday and Monday, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Bring your own yoga mat. Donations are gratefully accepted but not required. Look for Maria’s class outdoors, or inside the Community Room (in inclement weather). Please call (424) 526-7910 beforehand to confirm class is taking place.

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DAILY, AUGUST 1-30

MARINA FUNDAYS

Marina Fundays is the best time to visit L.A.’s Marina! Throughout August and September, take advantage of special deals on dining and activities plus musical entertainment in Marina del Rey. Explore the harbor by kayak, paddleboard, or harbor cruise. Enjoy the warm coastal breezes from the patio of a waterfront restaurant or sandy cove with live music to set the mood. The events and deals listed on the website will be updated weekly, so check back regularly.

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