4th of July fireworks

Where to View Fireworks in Marina del Rey

Where to view fireworks in Marina del Rey? We’ve got a complete list of where to watch throughout the Marina including neighboring areas. 

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  1. The annual New Year’s Eve fireworks are two ten-minute shows held at 9 p.m. and midnight. 
  2. Walk, bike or skate to the public viewing spots to avoid getting caught in traffic. 
  3. Burton Chace Park is closed to the public on New Year’s Eve. 
  4. Plan to come earlier in the day to avoid any traffic delays and congestion in the parking lots. Click here to view a map of Los Angeles County parking lots in the Marina.
  5. After 4 p.m., the County parking lots in the Marina will implement a special event rate of $20 per vehicle. 
  6. Road closure: Mindanao Way (west of Admiralty Way) will be closed to westbound traffic from 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.  Fiji Way (east bound; no left turn access onto Admiralty Way) from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admiralty Way (north bound; no left turn access onto Mindanao Way) from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

CLICK HERE for the marina del rey New year’s eve party guide. 

Map of Marina del Rey

The fireworks are launched from the South Jetty in the main channel. Click button to view an area map of Marina del Rey hotels and restaurants.

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Along the North Jetty

Google Aubrey E. Austin Jr. Park in Marina del Rey and you'll find a narrow promenade with a paved path along the North Jetty. Limited metered parking is available along Via Marina at Pacific Avenue. L.A. County Parking Lot #13 at 4601 Via Marina has additional spaces.

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End of Marina Peninsula beach area

The Marina Peninsula is the beach located between Venice Pier and the Marina del Rey channel. Walk toward the north entrance of the Marina del Rey channel and you'll have prime viewing spots for the fireworks.

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Hotels with a View

Make it a weekend getaway and stay at these waterfront hotels with higher floors and better views of the annual fireworks show. Please request the higher floors with a marina view at time of booking. Rooms are all based on availability.

Marina del Rey Hotel is a chic boutique hotel that sits right on the Marina del Rey channel. Guests can enjoy views from the balcony or outdoors at their restaurant, SALT.

Marina del Rey Marriott offers deluxe accommodations and upscale amenities in a 10-story building located on the corner of Via Marina and Admiralty Way.

The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey features luxurious accommodations paired with the legendary Ritz-Carlton service. The iconic hotel sits along the waterfront with higher rooms offering views of the fireworks display.

Note: The marina weather can sometimes result in cloudy skies and may affect fireworks viewing from these locations.

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Fisherman's Village

This popular viewing spot features a promenade along the Marina del Rey channel next to waterfront restaurants and shops. Make sure to display your parking slip on your dashboard.

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MOONLIGHT NEW YEAR'S CRUISE

Hop aboard a 4-hour cruise on the Entertainer Yacht featuring live entertainment from DJs, 4.5-hours of premium open bar service and sky deck with spectacular views of Marina Del Rey harbor. Tickets range between $219-$249 per person for Hors D’oeuvres & Open Bar or $349 per person for VIP Premium Open Bar & Buffet Dinner. Boarding starts at 8 p.m. with departure at 8:30 p.m. and return to dock by 12:30 a.m. Click button to buy tickets.

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Playa del Rey and Dockweiler State Beach

Playa del Rey and Dockweiler State Beach are just next door, south of Marina del Rey. You'll find the broad low-key beach is a fun spot to view the fireworks (they launch from the South Jetty, closer to the most northern point of Playa del Rey beach). Click button to view Google map.

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