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.

Welcome Back – What’s Open and How to Experience Marina del Rey Safely

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UPDATED JANUARY 13, 2021 We look forward to welcoming you back. Marina del Rey will be ready to open for leisure travel when it’s safe again. Our local business community including hotels, restaurants and attractions are committed to reopening safely and responsibly. Each business has worked hard to put new safety measures in place per […]

Top 10 Marina del Rey Sunsets in 2020

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For your viewing pleasure, please enjoy the top 10 Marina del Rey sunsets featured on our Instagram in 2020. We want to thank our followers who capture amazing sunset photos of the Marina and share it with us on their social media pages. As a reminder, add our hashtag #ilovemdr to your Instagram post for […]

Fun Los Angeles Outdoor Workouts in Marina del Rey

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The coolest spots for Los Angeles outdoor workouts are right here in Marina del Rey. You might know L.A.’s Marina for its sailboats and scenic harbor. But did you know this coastal community also boasts wide open spaces on and next to the water? Here, you can burn calories and get fresh air while staying […]

Filmed in Marina del Rey: Fun 80’s TV Shows

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If you’re craving some 80’s nostalgia, then add the following 80’s TV shows filmed in Marina del Rey to your playlist. Grab some popcorn and get ready to enjoy the retro music and fashion! Spotting L.A.’s Marina in these TV shows will bring a smile to your face, too. With 300 days of sunshine, stunning […]

Healthy Dishes for Your Next Marina del Rey Takeout Order

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We all know the New Year’s “Eat Better” resolutions are here…so we’re bringing you some healthy dishes for your next Marina del Rey takeout order. Did you partake a little too much during the indulgent holiday season? Maybe you ate more sweets than usual? Luckily, adjusting your eating habits is easy to do in L.A.’s […]

Where to Get Holiday Takeout Meals in Marina del Rey

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Your guide to holiday takeout meals in Marina del Rey is here! This year, celebrate in the comfort of your home without the fuss of cooking and preparing dishes. Plan for a stress-free holiday meal instead (and avoid these cooking fails!). When you order from Marina del Rey restaurants, rest easy because you can arrange […]

Outdoor Winter Activities in Marina del Rey

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Keep active and get fresh air doing these fun outdoor winter activities in Marina del Rey. As the largest man-made small craft harbor in North America, L.A.’s Marina offers wide open spaces to naturally social distance from others. You don’t need to bundle up because the Marina offers year-round sunshine. As a result, you can […]

Marina del Rey Holiday Gift Guide for 2020

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T’is the season to support local businesses! Kick off the holidays and scroll through our 2020 Marina del Rey Holiday Gift Guide. We hope this gives you some good ideas and inspiration for fun and unique gifts for loved ones to use in the near future. If you don’t see a store listed here, please […]

Fall Social Distancing Activities in Marina del Rey

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Looking for ideas for fall social distancing activities in Los Angeles? Look no further than Marina del Rey! L.A.’s Marina is nestled along the Los Angeles coastline, just steps from Venice Beach. Thanks to its mild Mediterranean climate, visitors can continue enjoying safe, fall social distancing activities right in the marina. For example, stroll along […]

Marina del Rey Thanksgiving Guide 2020

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For those staying close to home this holiday season, we bring you our Marina del Rey Thanksgiving Guide. Fall is the perfect time to discover L.A.’s Marina. Here, we’re pretty thankful that fall weather in Marina del Rey is mild and pleasantly warm. As a result, plenty of outdoor fun can be had during a […]