It’s here – the official start of summer! Head to L.A.’s Marina for ultimate fun in the sun. There’s plenty of things to do all weekend long. Gather your pals for a relaxing brunch cruise with views of the entire harbor, sip mimosas at a waterside restaurant, try out stand-up paddleboarding, or rent a Duffy boat and see the sights. See you on the water, L.A.!


May 24
6-9 p.m.

Beach Eats + Live Music

Head to this Thursday food truck gathering at Marina "Mother's" Beach for food truck fare and live musical entertainment. See website for details.

May 25-28
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pro SUP Shop

Get $5 off your stand-up paddleboard or kayak rental Friday through Memorial Day Monday. To redeem, tell staff you know the promo code "CVB" when you arrive at the rental truck.

May 25-28

Clambake at Beachside

Kick off summer this Memorial Day Weekend with a Clambake at Beachside Restaurant! Get crackin' with littleneck clams, PEI mussels, peel 'n eat shrimp, Andouille sausage links, red bliss potatoes, and of course, corn on the cob. All served with drawn butter, cocktail, and tartar sauces, fresh lemon wedges, and bread rolls.

May 25-28

Hornblower Dining Cruises

Soak up the sun and the views of the sparkling harbor on a Champagne brunch or dinner cruise this weekend.

May 25-28


Challenge yourself with an aquatic yoga class held on stand-up paddleboards at Marina "Mother's" Beach. Save 20% on a single class with promo code MDR.

May 25-28

Marina del Rey Whale Watching

Choose from two departures on each of the three days this holiday weekend - 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

May 26-28
2-5 p.m.

Fisherman's Village Concerts

Enjoy live music on the plaza Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Click link for the lineup.

May 27
10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Killer Rides

Killer Shrimp Restaurant & Bar kicks off its annual car show series this weekend. Free to show, free admission.

May 27
12-6 p.m.

Sunday Boathouse

The Marina del Rey Hotel annually offers a series of Sunday pool parties (open to the public), which kicks off Memorial Day Weekend. Come for DJ entertainment, themed events, and poolside bites and libations. No cover charge!

May 28
11 a.m.–9 p.m.

Whiskey Red's

Active and retired military get 20% off their dining bill at this waterfront restaurant in Fisherman's Village. Offer valid for individual military service people, not for entire party.

Through July 1

Sunset Vestige

Stop by Burton Chace Park to view Sunset Vestige, the latest Skynet artwork by Patrick Shearn and his team at Poetic Kinetics. On display through July 1, 2018.


so many ways to play

Marina del Rey has tons of on-the-water fun. Try a yoga class on a stand-up paddleboard, explore on a kayak, rent a Duffy boat and picnic on the water, or charter a skippered yacht.


waterfront dining

With waterfront views, year-round outdoor dining, and award-winning restaurants, Marina del Rey is poised to become the next culinary hotspot in Los Angeles.

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rooms with a view

The Marina’s hotels each offer stunning views of the harbor and picture-perfect sunsets, plus easy access to on-the-water attractions.

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The free weekend beach shuttle runs on a loop between Playa Vista, the Marina, and the Venice Pier with shuttles arriving approximately every 30 minutes. Service runs 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Fridays–Saturdays, and 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Sundays and holidays. Click here for a map.


The Free Ride offers free daily transportation in the Marina from noon till 9 p.m. If you see a car, wave it down. Or text (no calls please) your location, destination, and passenger count to 323-435-5000; please allow 10–15 minutes for pick-up. Click here for a flyer with a map of the service area.


The Marina has 12 public parking lots. Pay attendant if present, or use the pay-and-display kiosks (accept cash and Visa/Mastercard). Click here for a map.