MDR Fourth of July Weekend Guide 2022

The MDR Fourth of July weekend guide is here! Whether you’re visiting or planning to come for the annual 4th of July fireworks show, we’ve got you covered. Read below for fun events, things to do on the water, live music and more in Marina del Rey. 

Outdoor dining patio at Beachside restaurant with view of Marina "Mother's" Beach

4th of July at Jamaica Bay Inn

Swing by the hotel's beachfront lawn before the fireworks show for frosty to-go cocktails and lawn games starting at 12 p.m. Grab a burger or hot dog fresh off the grill from 3p.m. to 5 p.m. Beachside Restaurant & Bar is also joining in on the festivities, order the 'Light it Up' Smoked BBQ menu for dine-in or take-out, info below. Serving time begins at noon! Click button for more details.

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Marina del Rey Hotel: Sunday Boat House

Stop by the hotel’s popular Sunday Boat House Pool Party on July 3rd for a special Red, White and Blue Party! DJ Mario E will be performing live and there will be an outdoor bar & restaurant. Tickets are $15 presale and $25 at the door. Bottle service, daybeds, and cabanas can also be reserved. Click button for more information.

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sunset overlooking water for Valentine's Day dinner specials in Marina del Rey

Fourth of July BBQ Dinner at Whiskey Red's

Celebrate the Fourth at Whiskey Red's on the waterfront and see the best view of fireworks over the water! The restaurant will offer an a la carte Dinner menu and BBQ specials featuring Beef Brisket Sandwiches, Smoked Chicken and Pulled Pork Tacos, BBQ sides and more! Click button for more details.

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Fourth of July Dinner Cruise

Hop aboard a luxury yacht to watch the annual fireworks show from the water! Enjoy live music, cocktails, food and gorgeous views of the Los Angeles coastline.

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Ride the WaterBus

Take a scenic ride on the Marina WaterBus for $1 per person, one-way. Stops include Fisherman's Village, Burton Chace Park, Mother's Beach, Brizo Bar & Restaurant and more.

Fridays: 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturdays: Noon – 10:00 p.m., and
Sundays: Noon – 9:00 p.m. with some holidays
Fourth of July: Noon - 11 p.m.

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Live Music & Entertainment

Whether you're looking for salsa lessons, live bands, or DJ entertainment, MDR offers plenty of options at local restaurants, hotels and the locals' fave, Fisherman's Village weekend concerts. Click button to view more details.

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parasailing on 4th of July

Parasail over the Pacific Ocean

Enjoy the thrill of stay-dry parasailing while being whisked 800' above the Pacific Blue. Why not cross this fun activity off your bucket list? The adventure features a fun boat ride and panoramic views of Venice Beach, Santa Monica and Malibu Beaches. Click button for more information.

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Two people each on stand-up paddle board on the ocean by boats

Paddle in the Harobr

Explore the marina by kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Marina "Mother's" Beach is a perfect spot for beginners. The calm cove allows for learning to stand-up paddle or kayak. Rent from outfitters at Marina "Mother's" Beach: Paddle Method, ProSUP Shop, or YOGAqua. You can also rent from Marina del Rey Boat Rentals,at Fisherman's Village.

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Charter a Yacht for a Sunset Sail

Hire a skipper to drive a boat while you and your group enjoy a few hours on the Pacific Ocean! Book a half-day sunset cruise up to Malibu. Or, go on a deep-sea fishing excursion in the morning or a marine life cruise to look for dolphins, whales and sea lions

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Deep-Sea Fishing

Go on a deep-sea fishing tour with Marina del Rey Sportfishing. Choose from a half-day or three-quarter day excursion. This family-friendly, fun outdoor activity is fun for small and large groups. Click button for more information.

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