Welcome to the official blog of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau! My Marina tells different stories of what makes this coastal destination so unique – from water sports like sailing and paddleboarding to waterfront dining, yacht cruises, and local personalities. Experience Marina del Rey through these shared adventures.

Marina del Rey NYE Celebrations Guide

Wine glass on firepit table next to harbor and boats during sunset

Looking for Marina del Rey NYE party ideas? Yes, the countdown to 2022 means it’s time to say “Bon Voyage, 2021!” The seaside community will bring back its annual Marina del Rey NYE fireworks display at 9 p.m. and 12 p.m. PST on Saturday, Dec. 31st. Enjoy food and drink specials* to ring in the […]

Marina del Rey Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Christmas gifts and ornaments

Marina del Rey holiday shopping days are here again! Whether you’re home for the holidays or enjoying a getaway in L.A.’s Marina, celebrate the spirit of the season by shopping local. Take the air fryer out of your shopping cart and give the gift of an experience this year. Perhaps a guided tandem kayak tour […]

Marina del Rey Weekend Picks Nov. 20

woman paddling in a green kayak in the sea with boats docked nearby

We put together five Marina del Rey weekend activities to make planning easy breezy. If you’re looking to relax, get some fresh air and enjoy a stress-free weekend before Thanksgiving, L.A.’s Marina is the place to go. The seaside community is much more low-key than neighboring beach towns. Where else can you experience dining next […]

Thanksgiving Specials in Marina del Rey

Thanksgiving in Marina del Rey: Roasted turkey with pumpkins and sunflowers on wooden table

Looking for Thanksgiving specials in Marina del Rey? Look no further! Here are dining specials where you can give thanks and enjoy a stress-free holiday! Celebrate the season by relaxing and letting others do the cooking. Here’s our guide to restaurants offering Thanksgiving specials in Marina del Rey. 

Cozy Firepit Tables for Fall Nights in Marina del Rey

Firepit next to tables at outdoor patio of restaurant with orange sunset sky

As the evenings get cooler, it’s time to gather around cozy fire pit tables in Marina del Rey’s waterfront restaurants. There’s something so comforting about sitting around a fire, especially by the water. Luckily, you can warm up with your own fire pit at Marina del Rey restaurants. Here’s a list of where to enjoy drinks […]

Halloween Weekend Events in Marina del Rey

Adults in Halloween costumes

We rounded up fun Halloween weekend events in Marina del Rey. If you’re craving a good costume party, delectable bites and spooky spirits and cocktail specials, then you’re in for a treat! Read all about scary fun options at local restaurants and bars in L.A.’s Marina.  Did you know Marina del Rey is a short […]

Our Top Picks for Fall Weekend Fun in Marina del Rey

Check out our top picks for a beautiful fall weekend in Marina del Rey. The biggest news is Dine LA Restaurant Week kicks off Friday, Oct. 1st. It’s the perfect time to cruise around the Marina and try new (or old) restaurants. Don’t forget, it’s fall y’all so make sure to bring a long sleeve […]

5 Fun Holiday Party Venues in Marina del Rey

Christmas gifts and ornaments

We’ve got you covered for fun holiday party venues in Marina del Rey. With so many options, we narrowed it down to 5 fun locations on or near the waterfront. What could be more merry than seaside views with a glass of old-fashioned eggnog? Or a little mistletoe on a luxury yacht? These party venues […]

MDR Hotel Deals for Fall Getaways and Holidays

Marina del Rey Hotel sunset view and pool

We’re bringing the latest MDR hotel deals so you can embark on a fall adventure in L.A.’s Marina. If you’re making holiday travel plans, then this post is your go-to resource! Marina del Rey’s waterfront hotels  are conveniently located near freeways and just 4 miles north of LAX. Plus, the Marina is quieter, less crowded […]

DineLA in Marina del Rey Fall 2021

romantic setting for dinner at the beach - 6

What better way to ring in fall than DineLA in Marina del Rey? Mark your calendars! October 1—15, 2021 is restaurant week in Los Angeles. Here is your opportunity to try something new at the Marina’s waterfront restaurants. Whether it’s a new lunch dish or a brand new date night spot, Dine LA makes it […]