Welcome to My Marina, the official blog of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau! With a fun, first-hand perspective, 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.

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

Get Fit: Coastal Los Angeles Workouts

Heading to the gym isn’t fun for all people, so it’s important to identify types of activity that you enjoy. In Marina del Rey, the premier waterfront playground of the Los Angeles area, you’re flush with options that will keep you smiling while burning off those stubborn pounds.

2017 New Year’s Eve Dining

Make early reservations for these premier New Year’s Eve events in L.A.’s Marina. Time your seating to enjoy one of two fireworks shows – the first at 9 p.m. and the second at midnight – that will cast a festive glow over the main channel. Back to Holiday Activities

90292 Eats: Sweetgreen

Welcome to our blog series, 90292 Eats, which explores dining in Marina del Rey. The staff of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau is more than happy to try out our local restaurants and point you in the right direction of what to order. Bon Appétit! Sweetgreen The new kid over at Waterside, Marina […]

Los Angeles Whale Watching

Although whales can be spotted from the California coast mostly year-round, wintertime offers the best chance to see one from Los Angeles. That’s when humongous gray whales are migrating between their feeding grounds in the Arctic and the warm lagoons off Mexico, where they give birth, and then back again. It’s an amazing spectacle to […]

Marina del Rey Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner

Does the thought of a kitchen full of Thanksgiving dishes make you sigh? Let someone else do the work for you! Here are a few places around the Marina where you and your loved ones can enjoy a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner sans K.P. duty.