The GLOW Party and NYE Fireworks Show in Marina del Rey is where to be on New Year’s Eve! Bring your friends and family to ring in the New Year in L.A.’s Marina. Read below on what to know before you go to the GLOW Party and annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show.
UPDATE: glow & fireworks is happening, rain or shine!
What happens at GLOW Party?
On December 31, celebrate the arrival of 2023 at the annual GLOW Party in Burton Chace Park and New Year’s Eve Fireworks show in the Marina del Rey channel. The event offers family-friendly festivities such as DJ music, live entertainment, food trucks, face painting, photo booths and more. Click here to view the flyer.
Where and when is GLOW Party?
GLOW Party is located at Burton Chace Park on December 31 from 7 p.m. to midnight. Admission is FREE.
Where can we watch the NYE fireworks?
You can watch the East Coast and West coast countdown (8:59 p.m. and 11:59 p.m.), each followed by a spectacular 10-minute fireworks show from Burton Chace Park. Other viewing spots include Fisherman’s Village, North Jetty, and South Jetty. The fireworks can also be viewed at some restaurants along the water such as Tony P’s Dockside Grill, SALT, Whiskey Red’s, Killer Shrimp and El Torito. Click here to find New Year’s Eve dinner specials and parties with the MDR Holiday Dining Guide.
Can we watch the fireworks from a boat?
City Cruises offers a New Year’s Eve premier dinner cruise on December 31. Click here for more details and to make reservations. Alternatively, contact one of the yacht charter companies and inquire about chartering a private yacht for the evening. Click here for the MDR Yacht Charters Guide.
How long is the fireworks show?
The Marina del Rey New Year’s Eve Fireworks show is 10 minutes each. The first show is after the East Coast countdown at 8:59 p.m. and the second show is at 11:59 p.m.
Where is the best parking?
Most parking lots in Marina del Rey are metered and can be paid with credit card or exact cash ($1 or $5 bills only).
The closest parking lots to Burton Chace Park are Lot #77 and Lot #4 along Mindanao Way. Be prepared as the Burton Chace Park lot within the park fills up quickly (about 50 spots and 4 accessible spaces). For those with mobility issues, you’re welcome to drop off guests within the Burton Chace Park lot and then park your vehicle at Lot #77 or Lot #4. The paved paths are flat and wheelchair and stroller accessible.
Please remember to display the parking permit (receipt side-up) on your dashboard.
The parking lot at Fisherman’s Village offers plenty of spots, too. Click here for a parking map.
WHEN AND WHICH STREETS WILL BE CLOSED IN THE MARINA?
Streets are closed 7 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. at the following:
- Mindanao Way (westbound, west of Admiralty): Closed to westbound traffic. Must turn north or south on Admiralty.
- Admiralty Way (northbound, south of Mindanao): No left turn access onto Mindanao. Must proceed north on Admiralty.
Streets are closed 8:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. at the following:
- Fiji Way (eastbound, west of Admiralty): No left turn access onto Admiralty. Must proceed east to Lincoln Blvd.