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 Named in Los Angeles Magazine’s Top 15 Yoga Spots in L.A.

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Marina del Rey’s YOGAqua company, founded and run by Sarah Tiefenthaler, made Los Angeles Magazine‘s Top 15 places for outdoor yoga in Los Angeles. We’re not surprised – have you checked out this gorgeous setting? Classes take place in the calm cove at Marina “Mother’s” Beach, a perfect spot for newbies to get the feel […]

Tony Palermo Receives Top Restaurateur Award

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Local restaurateur Tony Palermo will be honored on June 8 with the California Restaurant Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The committee lauds Palermo’s achievements not only as the longtime proprietor of Tony P’s Dockside Grill but also his contributions to the local Westside communities, including his ongoing service on the Marina del Rey Board of Directors. […]

Mother’s Day on the Los Angeles Waterfront

Show Mom how much she means to you by organizing a family get-together in Marina del Rey. The restaurants and attractions shown below will roll out the welcome mat and make her feel like a queen for the day!  

How to Charter a Sailboat or Yacht in Marina del Rey

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So you don’t own a boat but you want to get on the water? No problem! Marina del Rey is the premier boating destination of the Greater Los Angeles Area. As North America’s largest manmade small-craft harbor, the Marina has over 4,600 boat slips. A good number of power yachts and sailboats in town are […]

NEW! Live Music at Beach Eats

We’re itching for the arrival of the 2018 Beach Eats food truck gatherings, kicking off May 17 at Marina “Mother’s” Beach—and for more reasons than the good food. New this year, live bands will entertain patrons from 6 to 8 p.m. So, bring a camping chair and enjoy the free shows! Food trucks are open […]

Vegetarian Dining in Marina del Rey

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Health-conscious Los Angeles scores high in dining options for vegetarians, but if you’re headed for a night out with a mixed crowd, you’ll need a restaurant with tasty options for both the veggie heads and carnivores. These 5 eateries in coastal Marina del Rey will sate your whole crew.  View Full Dining Guide

Easter Brunch in Marina del Rey

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With sparkling water views and warm sunshine, Marina del Rey is the perfect destination for Easter Sunday brunch. Choose from waterfront restaurants, dining cruises, and hotel hot spots for your gathering. Bonus—the harbor makes for a fantastic backdrop for a family photo! Except where noted, these brunch happenings take place on Sunday, April 1, 2018.

Summer Sailing Camps for Youth in Marina del Rey

Marina del Rey offers a unique way to get your kid out in the great outdoors this summer – sailing camp! Several local yacht clubs and recreation centers offer all-day youth programs throughout the summer months. Beginner classes typically introduce terminology, boat rigging, water safety, and basic sailing skills, while the advanced classes for older children build on that foundation. […]

Marina del Rey Parasailing

By Valerie Arias I consider myself up for most any adventure, but soaring 800 feet above Santa Monica Bay? Even I felt butterflies in my stomach at that thought. It wasn’t enough to keep me shoreside though, so a friend and I joined one of Marina del Rey Parasailing’s excursions. up, up, and away I […]

2018 Super Bowl Sunday

Look no further for the best venues to watch Super Bowl LII on February 4, 2018