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.

The Dish: New Restaurants Opening in Marina del Rey, Updates & More

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Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, September brings a bit of cheer with new restaurants opening soon in Marina del Rey. In addition, the seaside enclave enters the fall season with new dining spaces, reopened outdoor patios and restaurants with new takeout or delivery options. The expanded culinary offerings in L.A’.s Marina will surely […]

Responsible Travel to L.A.’s Marina

Marina del Rey Hotel

Marina del Rey is open and welcoming leisure travelers…but what does responsible travel to L.A.’s Marina look like? Our hotels, restaurants and attractions are going above and beyond to follow industry reopening guidelines and ensure the safety of visitors and locals. Per the local health order, facial coverings and social distancing are required. Read below […]

Labor Day Coastal Getaway in Marina del Rey

Marina del Rey Fisherman's Village for Labor Day coastal getaway

No matter your travel style, Marina del Rey is the top choice for anyone seeking a Labor Day coastal getaway in Southern California. As the largest man-made harbor in North America, L.A.’s Marina offers wide open spaces for you to roam—on land or sea! No need to drive far if you who live in or […]

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

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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 […]