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.

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 […]

Movies and Shows Filmed in Marina del Rey

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought neighborhoods around the world to a standstill and led many people to hunker down at home. If you’re looking to hit pause on all of the news or simply pass the time, why not watch a movie or TV show that will remind you of Marina del Rey and Southern […]

Restaurants Offering Dine-in, Delivery and Take-Out in Marina del Rey

the waterfront restaurant

UPDATED: SEPT. 16, 2020 Below is a current list of restaurants offering dine-in, delivery and take-out in Marina del Rey. Please call the restaurant directly to confirm hours of operation.  If there are any discrepancies or new updates of which you are aware, please email and we’ll revise this list. .         […]

Together We Can Support our Business Community

Below are hotels, shops and attractions that are either open or offer online shopping and gift cards. During this national emergency, it’s important that we remember to support local businesses. Many of the people who run these businesses and those employed by these businesses are heavily affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Local businesses are the backbone […]

Spring Break Ideas in Marina del Rey

It’s almost time to shake off winter and embrace some sunshine! Want to know what to do for spring break in Los Angeles? Read on for exciting spring break ideas in L.A.’s Marina. Whether you’re traveling solo or with a group of all ages, there’s something for everyone to do in Marina del Rey. Just four […]

20 On-the-Water Things to Do as Couples in Marina del Rey

Couple sitting and smiling at each other on sailboat in Marina harbor

Taking a vacation together as a couple, whether it’s a week-long holiday or a quick weekend break, is a great way to keep the romance alive and we’ve put together 20 On-the-Water Things to Do as Couples in Marina del Rey. Marina del Rey is the perfect destination for on-the-water adventure in all of Los […]

Valentine’s Day Specials in Marina del Rey

couple sitting in front of fire pit looking at sunset on the marina

Marina del Rey is the perfect setting to celebrate Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, romantic dinner overlooking the water or relaxing activity for that special someone, check out some of these incredible Valentine’s Day specials in Marina del Rey.  

20 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s in Marina del Rey

valentine hearts

Valentine’s Day (or Galentine’s Day and for some, Palentine’s) is just around the corner. Cue the heart-shaped boxes and chocolate-covered everything! Soon, your social media feed will be oozing with all-things Valentine’s. Not everyone plans to give or wants to receive those traditional gifts. In fact, the National Retail Foundation’s recent survey found that experiential […]