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.

New Marriott Hotels Opening on Los Angeles Waterfront

Rendering of new hotels Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott

A dual-branded Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott in Marina del Rey will open soon on the marina waterfront.  The two new Marriott hotels feature 288 rooms total, a state-of-the-art lobby, 2,200 square feet of events and meeting space, and a second-level outdoor terrace showcasing an expansive view of the harbor. Guests can savor fresh […]

Top Five Boredom Busters for Kids in Marina del Rey

Marina Hotel

No more hearing “I’m bored” during this pandemic summer! We put a list of top five boredom buster activities for kids in Marina del Rey. Replace screen time with fresh air and water views. Outdoor time is good for kids and grown-ups, too. Luckily, for many Angelenos, Marina del Rey is one of the top […]

15 Fun Summer Activities in Marina del Rey

Three friends dip feet in hotel pool in Marina del Rey

Summer is here and so we bring you our handy guide of 15 summer activities in Marina del Rey. Love the water? Then, we’ve got you covered. Prefer your land-legs over sea-legs? We’ve got those activities, too. Families, couples and anyone rolling solo will enjoy many of these things to do on and off the […]

Marina del Rey Fourth of July Special Offers

american flag flying

To help celebrate America’s Independence Day in Marina del Rey, we gathered Fourth of July special deals for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Whether you’re road tripping or staying close for the holiday weekend, these Fourth of July special offers are worth the trip to Marina del Rey.  Click here for a list […]

10 Things to Do for 4th of July in Marina del Rey

It’s time to celebrate 4th of July Marina del Rey-style! While the annual Marina del Rey fireworks show is cancelled, our seaside community remains a perfect spot to observe America’s Independence Day. We rounded up 10 things to do for a memorable 4th of July Marina del Rey weekend. Whether you spend the day exploring […]

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

aerial view of boats and marina in Burton w Chace Park

Welcome back! Marina del Rey is now open for leisure travel. 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 Los Angeles County Public Health’s reopening guidelines. Marina del Rey is part of Los Angeles […]

Dads and Grads Gift Ideas in Marina del Rey

Jet skiing couple in the Marina del Rey channel

With summer nearly here, now is the time to come up with Dads and Grads gift ideas. If you’re looking for something different to give on Father’s Day or a special someone’s graduation, then keep reading. We made it easy breezy with our list of 5 gift ideas to celebrate Dads and grads in Marina […]

Five Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Marina del Rey

Looking for ways to celebrate Memorial Day in Marina del Rey? We know Memorial Day celebrations across the country will look and feel different this year. Parades and other patriotic events are cancelled, but celebrating Americans who died fighting for the country can still go on. In fact, many Americans will also celebrate frontline workers […]

Mother’s Day Restaurant Specials in Marina del Rey

mother and daughter hugging on hotel bed

The coronavirus pandemic has shut down American life for nearly two months now. As a result, moms all over the country are mastering the juggling act of balancing work, homeschool, household and finding time for themselves somewhere along the way. Reschedule the Elaborate Mother’s Day brunches, fabulous mom-cations and relaxing spa days for next year. […]

Top Five Social Distancing Activities in Marina del Rey

aerial view of Burton Chace Park and harbor

Social distancing activities in Marina del Rey give you fresh air, harbor views and a sense of calm. Because the marina is naturally an outdoor haven full of open-air spaces, many of the activities here allow for safe social distancing. This includes dining out in Marina del Rey–many restaurants already offer large outdoor dining spaces […]