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Best Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend in Marina del Rey

Here are a few of our picks including fun deals, free concerts, pool parties, and more going on in Marina del Rey this three-day weekend!

 

Thursday

BEACH EATS FOOD TRUCKS + LIVE MUSIC

Catch live beach music by local band Brasil Brazil on May 23 at Beach Eats, Marina del Rey’s weekly food truck gathering at Marina “Mother’s” Beach through September 26, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bring your own beach chair and enjoy the free show.

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Friday

STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD WITH A BUDDY 

Bring a friend out for a paddle and get a Buy One, Get One free rentals and lessons with PROSup Shop. Enjoy an hour of stand-up paddleboarding on the calm waters of Marina “Mother’s” Beach (only valid on weekdays).

 

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Friday Night

HAPPY HOUR 

Happy hour with live music starts at the Marina Grill & Bar located inside the Hilton Garden Inn from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. featuring music from Flo Chase. Or head to Sinder Lounge at the Marriott for cocktails and live music starting at 5 p.m. For less music and more sports and conversation, try Tony P’s Dockside Grill which boasts more than 100 beers from all over the world and multiple high-definition TVs.

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Saturday

KILLER RIDES CAR SHOW

Killer Shrimp Restaurant & Bar kicks off its annual car show series this weekend–rain or shine! Free to the public, the Killer Shrimp parking lot will be taken over by hot rod, classic car, and motorcycle displays. Free to show, free admission.

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Saturday and Sunday

BRUNCH CRUISES

Hornblower Cruises offers brunch sailings on Saturdays and Sundays year-round. Take in 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

SUNDAY BOAT HOUSE POOL PARTY

The Marina del Rey Hotel kicks off its annual summertime series of Sunday pool parties this Sunday (open to the public) through September 1. Come for DJ music, themed events, and poolside bites and libations. Only $5 for non-hotel guests (must be age 21+). Noon–6 p.m.

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Saturday, Sunday and Monday

FISHERMAN’S VILLAGE WEEKEND CONCERTS

Break out your dancing shoes and head to the plaza at Fisherman’s Village for live music from 2-5 p.m. Come on Saturday for R&B and blues music by the trio U.S. 99; Sunday for jazz funk by 2 Azz 1; and Monday for R&B by Friends. Two hours free parking with validation.

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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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Monday

MEMORIAL DAY CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH CRUISE

Make the three-day weekend memorable by reserving your spot for a two-hour champagne brunch cruise with Hornblower Cruises. Enjoy views of the sparkling harbor with bottomless champagne or sparkling cider, a brunch buffet, live jazz entertainment, and more.

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