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.

Sunset Magazine’s 2018 Travel Awards

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Sunset magazine editors named Marina del Rey as a Best Day Trip runner-up in the prestigious annual competition. “…We spent endless days on the road and nights on hotel beds, forest floors, and airport benches to bring you our 2018 Travel Awards,” the team wrote in the August 2018 issue. “Use our list of landmarks, […]

July 4th events in Marina del Rey


Head to Marina del Rey this July 4th for the Los Angeles Westside’s premier fireworks show. You can join a festive party at the following establishments, or click the button below for information on where to watch the show for free, plus other details including road closures. Fireworks information

Marina “Mother’s” Beach Grand Reopening Party

rendering of marina beach picnic pavilion and signage

Join Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, the L.A. County Department of Beaches and Harbors, and the Marina del Rey Visitors Bureau in celebrating the grand reopening of MARINA “Mother’s” BEACH on June 28. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at the beautiful new picnic shelters from 5–6 p.m. Enter our free raffle to win one […]

New Public Cruise Option in Marina del Rey

power yacht cruising through harbor

There’s a new public cruising option in the Marina! Check out the 2.5-hour open-party experience on The Legend, a classic 70′ power yacht. The Legend can take up to 12 passengers and sells tickets individually – so come solo, as a couple, or bring your whole family. Leaving the Marina, you’ll head out onto Santa […]

Marina del Rey Named in Los Angeles Magazine’s Top 15 Yoga Spots in L.A.

group yoga class on paddle boards

Marina del Rey’s YOGAqua company, founded and run by Sarah Tiefenthaler, made Los Angeles Magazine‘s Top 15 places for outdoor yoga in Los Angeles. We’re not surprised – have you checked out this gorgeous setting? Classes take place in the calm cove at Marina “Mother’s” Beach, a perfect spot for newbies to get the feel […]

Tony Palermo Receives Top Restaurateur Award

seafood platter at tony p's dockside grill

Local restaurateur Tony Palermo will be honored on June 8 with the California Restaurant Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The committee lauds Palermo’s achievements not only as the longtime proprietor of Tony P’s Dockside Grill but also his contributions to the local Westside communities, including his ongoing service on the Marina del Rey Board of Directors. […]

Mother’s Day on the Los Angeles Waterfront

mothers day los angeles

Show Mom how much she means to you by organizing a family get-together in Marina del Rey. The restaurants and attractions shown below will roll out the welcome mat and make her feel like a queen for the day!  

How to Charter a Sailboat or Yacht in Marina del Rey

los angeles sailing charters

So you don’t own a boat but you want to get on the water? No problem! Marina del Rey is the premier boating destination of the Greater Los Angeles Area. As North America’s largest manmade small-craft harbor, the Marina has over 4,600 boat slips. A good number of power yachts and sailboats in town are […]