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What’s Happening This Week in Marina del Rey

We’re getting ready for a warm weekend here in Los Angeles. Read on for ideas on where to cool off, enjoy a cocktail by the pool, listen to live music, and more here in L.A.’s Marina, Marina del Rey!

 

Wednesday

SUNSET SERIES REGATTA  The California Yacht Club presents a series of sailing races every Wednesday through September 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Best viewing spots are at Fisherman’s Village and Burton Chace Park. 

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Wednesday

YACHT ROCK COCKTAIL CRUISE Hornblower Cruises hosts a weekly Yacht Rock Cocktail Cruise in the summer, giving guests a front row seat to all the action in the marina along with our DJ's hottest tunes and plenty of room for dancing! Includes 1.5 hour yacht cruise in the harbor; food is available for purchase; cash bar with wine, beer and cocktails.

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Thursday

BEACH EATS FOOD TRUCKS + LIVE MUSIC Catch live music by Unkle Monkey 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 live music (band plays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.).

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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 indie folk singer-songwriter Flo Chase. 

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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

BELMONT STAKES VIEWING PARTY Catch the third and final race of the Triple Crown streaming live at Sinder from Elmont Park New York starting at 8 a.m.  Main event is at 3:30 p.m. PST. Find out who the best horse of 2019 will be while you enjoy drink specials at the Marriott Marina del Rey.

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Saturday

FARMER'S 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 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 & 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 Reggae and Ska with music by Upstream; Sunday for American dance R&B by Floyd and The Flyboys.  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

SUNDAY BRUNCH & LIVE MUSIC Elevate your Sunday brunch experience with fresh, California cuisine at Cast & Plow, located inside The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey with live music from a Spanish guitar duo. 

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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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