Music and Dancing

Dance under the stars on a dining cruise, unwind from a busy day with live music on a waterfront restaurant patio, or learn some salsa moves at a class – you can do it all in Marina del Rey.

Beach Eats

A variety of bands with a beachy vibe entertain from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at this fun summer series, offered on Thursdays, May–September, at Marina “Mother’s” Beach. Bring your own camping chair and enjoy the free show! Food trucks serve up tasty fare from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Cafe del Rey

On Fridays and Saturdays, enjoy live jazz guitar 6-9 p.m. in Cafe del Rey’s spacious bar area. A cellist entertains during Sunday brunch, 11 a.m–2 p.m. 4451 Admiralty Way; 310-823-6395.

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Cast & Plow

A flamenco guitar duo adds to the relaxing Sunday brunch scene at this sophisticated waterfront restaurant located at The Ritz-Carlton-Marina del Rey, 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. 4375 Admiralty Way; 310-574-4333.

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Fisherman's Village

Live bands play on Saturday and Sunday afternoons year-round at Fisherman’s Village. Click below for this month’s lineup.  The scene is a festive one, with neighbors and strangers alike joining in on the Electric Slide, a spicy tango, and sultry salsa moves. 13737 Fiji Way.

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Hilton Garden Inn

Fridays, weekly from 5-8 p.m enjoy live music from indie folk singer-songwriter Flo Chase. 4200 Admiralty Way; 310-301-2000.

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Hornblower Cruises & Events

A jazz musician entertains patrons on Hornblower’s popular champagne brunch cruises offered year-round on Saturdays and Sundays. Relax with a mimosa on the open-air top deck and soak up views of passing sailboats. Weekly dinner cruises offer DJ entertainment and dancing under the stars. 13755 Fiji Way; 310-301-6000.

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Sinder Lounge

Friday nights, weekly. Live music while you savor California cuisine, craft cocktails and coastal vibes at this award-winning restaurant at Marina del Rey Marriott. 4100 Admiralty Way; 310-301-3000.

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Summer Concert Series

Summertime offers a lot of fun opportunities on the Los Angeles Westside, and one undoubtable favorite is the Marina del Rey Summer Concert Series. Free admission! Grab your family, a picnic dinner, and a blanket or low-back beach chairs and make your way to Burton Chace Park for this popular event series in July and August.

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Sunday Boathouse

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

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The Warehouse

This Marina del Rey mainstay features steak, seafood, and American food in a Polynesian-themed waterfront atmosphere. Come on a Wednesday and get treated to live acoustic music from Unkle Monkey in the bar, 6-9 p.m. Salsa dancing is on deck for Fridays, starting at 9 p.m. Join in on the free class before the floor opens to all at 10. 4499 Admiralty Way; 310-823-5451.

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Taste the World Party Cruises

Choose from a selection of fun, themed dining cruises that sail in the calm Marina del Rey harbor, including a Margarita Shakedown, Jammin’ Reggae, Taste of Brazil, Taste of Greece, and more. Each event is designed to deliver a different theme of food, drinks, and music for a unique experience.

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