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Best Things to Do This 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 weekend!

 

Thursday

BEACH EATS FOOD TRUCKS + LIVE MUSIC Catch live beach music by Upstream on May 30 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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Friday Night

SALSA DANCING This Marina del Rey mainstay features steak, seafood, and American food in a Polynesian-themed waterfront atmosphere. Salsa dancing is on deck for Fridays, starting at 9 p.m. Join in on the free class before the floor opens to all at 10.  

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Saturday

KAHANAMOKU KLASSIC  Check out this annual canoe event at Marina “Mother’s” Beach hosted by Southern California Outrigger Racing Association. Watch departures at Marina “Mother’s” Beach or view the teams paddling the main channel en route to the ocean course.

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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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Saturday and Sunday

HALIBUT DERBY The Marina del Rey Anglers' 44th annual fishing tournament is June 1-2 at Burton Chace Park. Register online to participate. Proceeds help fund MDRA’s outreach programs.

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Saturday & Sunday

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 with music by Blue Breeze; Sunday for samba by Brazil Brasil.  Two hours free parking with validation.

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Sunday

SUNDAY BOAT HOUSE POOL PARTY The Marina del Rey Hotel'S annual summertime series of Sunday pool parties is 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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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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