MY MARINA

Welcome to My Marina, the official blog of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau! With a fun, first-hand perspective, 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.

St. Patrick’s Day in Marina del Rey

Ah, St. Paddy’s – for many, an excuse to throw back more than a couple and to use the “you’re-not-wearing-green-pinch” as a flirting strategy. This year, the pseudo holiday falls on a Friday, so expect to see more than usual number of rabble rousers out and about. Here are a few local parties on March […]

Bonfires at Dockweiler State Beach

There’s no better way to end a fun day at the beach than to circle up around a cozy bonfire. Not all California beaches allow bonfires, but here in the Marina del Rey area, we’re lucky that Dockweiler State Beach does permit regulated burns in provided fire rings. Follow these tips to ensure your group […]

Step Up to SUP

By Valerie Arias Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) has been around in one form or another for decades, but the modern style we know today soared in popularity just a few years ago – especially once paparazzi photos of celebs such as Jennifer Aniston and Matthew McConaughey partaking in the fun started showing up in magazines. And there’s […]

Five Date Night Ideas in Marina del Rey

Whether it’s your first date or one rare night out without the kids, you’ll find fun on-the-water options for couples in Marina del Rey. Ditch the dinner-and-a-movie routine in exchange for a unique date night (or day!) in LA’s Marina. Try these suggestions: Moonlight Paddle Excursion ($) Paddle through the calm waters of the Marina on a guided kayak tour […]

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 LA’s premier waterfront playground, Marina del Rey!

90292 Eats: Tony P’s Dockside Grill

Welcome to our new blog series, 90292 Eats, which explores dining in Marina del Rey. The staff of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau is more than happy to try out our local restaurants and point you in the right direction of what to order. Bon Appétit! Tony P’s Dockside grill Tony P’s has been […]

Marina del Rey Parasailing

By Valerie Arias I consider myself up for most any adventure, but soaring 800 feet above Santa Monica Bay? Even I felt butterflies in my stomach at that thought. It wasn’t enough to keep me shoreside though, so a friend and I joined one of Marina del Rey Parasailing’s excursions. up, up, and away I […]

90292 Eats: Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Welcome to the first of a new series, 90292 Eats, that explores dining in Marina del Rey. The staff of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau is more than happy to try out our local restaurants and point you in the right direction of what to order. Bon Appétit! Firestone Walker: The Propagator […]

Make Your Group Event Memorable in the Marina

In Marina del Rey, traditional meetings take a back seat in favor of unique venues, on-the-water team-building activities, and waterfront dining. The Marina is equally appealing to high-end corporate business programs as it is to casual tech industry powerhouses that want a laid-back but trendy meeting destination. What makes Marina del Rey the best place […]

Easy Sightseeing Tours

Fisherman’s Village is an easy start/stop point for the popular hop-on, hop-off narrated bus tour from our friends at Starline Tours. Take the “green loop” for a fun 1.5-hour drive through Marina del Rey, Venice Beach, and Santa Monica. You’ll get acquainted with the marina’s top entertainment and dining areas, plus get to swing by iconic places in our […]