MY MARINA

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.

September 2021 Dining News in Marina del Rey

Drinks or weekend brunch on patio table overlooking water at Cast & Plow Restaurant

September dining news in Marina del Rey has just dropped! Are you looking forward to fall flavors? Or are you holding on to summer? Thankfully, the summer season is long in Los Angeles and  you can rosé all day here until at least October. To whet your appetite, here’s some of the latest news from […]

Labor Day in Marina del Rey Weekend Guide

Group of friends enjoying picnic at park overlooking boats and the harbor

Spend Labor Day in Marina del Rey for a much-needed seaside escape in Southern California. Whether you’re seeking a sunbathing spot or ideal stand-up paddling conditions, L.A.’s Marina has something for everyone. We rounded up 10 things to do this Labor Day in Marina del Rey. 

Our Picks for MDR Weekend Fun: Aug 27-29

bicycling in Marina del Rey

Looking for brunch spots by the sea? A chill afternoon listening to live music? Or perhaps you’re looking for a kid-friendly activity outside?  We break down our 12 picks for weekend fun in L.A.’s Marina this Friday-Sunday, August 27-29. Keep scrolling below to plan your weekend adventures in Marina del Rey.    

MDR Party Ideas to Inspire Your Next Celebration

Thinking about where to host a birthday party? Or perhaps you’re planning an office holiday event? (Hopefully it’s a step up from The Office’s version). How about a long overdue reunion with family members or college pals? If you’re in planning mode, then get ready for a boatload of MDR party ideas below to inspire […]

Where to Eat in Marina del Rey this August

bowl of pasta with ragu and a fork

Where to eat in Marina del Rey? Lucky for you, we’re happy to dish out the latest updates including restaurant openings, new menus and more. Look below with your eyes and your stomach, of course. Bon appetit!

Where to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Marina del Rey

ice cream from marina del rey food trucks

Make room for sweet treats in Marina del Rey. Here are five desserts worth trying this summer. Whether you’re a regular, first-time visitor or passing by, there’s something specially satisfying about dessert with views of the ocean.

Know Before You Go: MDR Fireworks Show

Know before you go: Marina del Rey 4th of July fireworks show

Here’s all you need to know before you go to the MDR Fireworks Show. We’ve put together a few key points including street closures, Burton Chace Park closure, parking, WaterBus service and more.  If you’re plans are still up in the air, don’t worry. Click here to read about 10 ways to celebrate 4th of […]

MDR Restaurant News: Kazunori Now Open

Drinks being poured for a toast

MDR RESTAURANT NEWS Whether you’re a local or visitor searching for new culinary adventures, we’ve put together a list of MDR restaurant news to whet your appetite. Read below for more info including 4th of July specials and events at popular waterfront restaurants. 

How to Celebrate 4th of July in Marina del Rey

Happy 4th of July banner with sparklers and American flag

We’ve rounded up all the fun ways to celebrate 4th of July in Marina del Rey.  NEW FOR 2021: Burton Chace Park will be closed to the general public on July 4th. Only pre-registered guests are allowed entry from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Go to Eventbrite to register for a FREE ticket. Click here to view more […]

Los Angeles Hotel Deals in Marina del Rey

Group of friends relaxing by the pool at Marina del Rey Hotel

With California back open, Los Angeles hotel deals are sizzling just in time for a visit to Marina del Rey. From stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking at Marina “Mother’s” Beach to stargazing from a hotel rooftop or dining cruise, there’s no better place to rejuvenate and celebrate than in L.A.’s Marina. If you’re planning to […]