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.


Los Angeles outdoor weddings - Marina del Rey

A wedding in Marina del Rey is the perfect fit for those dreaming of their “big day” near the sea. If tying the knot in a unique waterfront setting is important, then keep reading for inspiration. Do you dream of a toes-in-the-sand beach wedding? Or a nautical-inspired wedding on the top deck of a yacht? […]


family on beach towel relaxing, one of mother's beach activities

If you’re planning a beach day in Los Angeles, then check out five Marina “Mother’s” Beach activities you can do any time of year. With nearly 300 days of sunshine, Marina del Rey’s popular beach is loved by locals and visitors alike. The cove’s lack of surf make it ideal for families with young kids […]

Parasailing from Marina del Rey: Know Before You Go

two girls flying in the sky through parasailing

Here’s what to know before you go parasailing from Marina del Rey. Did you know parasailing in Los Angeles is only available out of L.A.’s Marina? If you’ve ever wondered about trying this gravity-defying activity, then read on and find out what to expect. Who knows, taking flight over the Pacific might be your next […]

Marina del Rey Springtime Activities

couple jet skis in marina del rey

It’s 100% true that Marina del Rey springtime activities are most enjoyable when you’re on or near the water. A dose of Vitamin Sea is so refreshing after the year we’ve all had. Keep reading below for a list of fun outdoor Marina del Rey springtime activities for you and your loved ones to enjoy.  […]

Weekend Brunch Ideas in Marina del Rey

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

Weekend brunch is hands down the best part of springtime. And here in Marina del Rey, weekend brunch on the outdoor patio beckons along with the stunning seaside views. Read below for a list of where to go for Easter Brunch in Marina del Rey on Sunday, April 4. Plus, check out other dining news […]

Where to Celebrate St. Patty’s in Marina del Rey

St. Patrick's day drink

Looking to celebrate St. Patty’s in Marina del Rey? Lucky for us, indoor dining is now back in Los Angeles just in time for the fun holiday. Read below to check out special St. Patrick’s Day-inspired menus including green beer and cocktails at a few eateries in Marina del Rey.

Outdoor Winter Activities in Marina del Rey

Marina del Rey Fisherman's Village for outdoor winter activities

Keep active and get fresh air doing any of 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, […]

Where to Eat in Marina del Rey – March Dining News

couple watching sunset at restaurant with fire pit while they eat in Marina del rey

Where should you eat in Marina del Rey next? As springtime arrives in L.A.’s Marina, our waterfront restaurants introduce new seasonal menus. Warmer weather also means plenty of sunshine during weekend patio brunch. And our favorite part, of course, is watching sailboats go by while sipping ice-cold drinks (like one of these at locals favorite […]

Featured Business: Pro SUP Shop Staying Afloat During Pandemic

woman paddling in a green kayak in the sea with boats docked nearby

While many small businesses struggle to survive the effects of COVID-19, others have found ways to pivot and thrive. One example of a Marina del Rey business that has stayed afloat is Pro SUP Shop. The family-owned company specializes in standup paddleboard and kayak rentals. In the beginning when businesses were temporarily shut down, Pro […]

Hotel Deals in Marina del Rey

sunset sky overlooking boats in the harbor

Planning a future trip or last-minute weekend getaway? Then, check out the latest hotel deals in Marina del Rey. Why Marina del Rey? For starters, Marina del Rey makes for the ideal home base whether you’re a first-time traveler or a local. Being four miles north of LAX and just steps from world-famous Venice Beach, […]