People on a yacht holiday party venue in Marina del Rey

Holiday Party Venues in Marina del Rey

Looking for fun holiday party venues? Marina del Rey has them all! Waterfront spots, all aglow with holiday magic. Picture sipping old-fashioned eggnog, gazing at sailboats in the harbor. Or ringing in the holidays on a private yacht? Whether you’re indoors or out, you’ll enjoy priceless waterfront views in MDR. Plus, Marina del Rey is home to a myriad of restaurant that are perfect for large groups and small gatherings alike, from celebrated fine-dining destinations to casual eateries with coastline views.

So, if you’re ready to plan, then scroll below and let’s sleigh the holiday party scene! Discover our fantastic holiday party venues in L.A.’s Marina.

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Two couples aboard a dining cruise, a holiday party venue in Marina del Rey

Private Yacht Party

The most wonderful time of the year can be celebrated aboard a private yacht, suited to your needs. Whether its a small group of 12 people or a larger group of 50 up to 300, yacht charters make for a memorable holiday extravaganza. Guests can relax on a smaller yacht with catered food and drinks. Or enjoy an elegant sunset cruise while sipping mulled wine on the top deck. FantaSea Yachts and City Cruises are the two largest charters that can accommodate up to 300 and 500 guests respectively.

Up the fun and plan your private cruise during the annual Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade. Watch decorated boats go by while you celebrate the season!

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Rooftop deck with lounge chairs overlooking boats and harbor

Rooftop Deck

Winter sunset skies with shimmering sailboats in the harbor are the perfect backdrop for a holiday party on a rooftop. Party venues like the Terrace Deck located on the rooftop of Brizo Bar & Restaurant (pictured here) and Bayview Ballroom on the rooftop of Marina del Rey Marriott are two fun options for holiday festivities. Customize your party with signature holiday cocktails or a holiday-themed selfie station highlighting views of the twinkling boats in the harbor.

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

Outdoor Patio at Marina Beach

Jamaica Bay Inn, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, happens to be the only waterfront hotel just steps from Marina "Mother's" Beach. On-site restaurant Beachside features an airy tropical indoor-outdoor space that makes it a flexible locale that can transform to your holiday party needs. This chic yet comfortable space is perfect for parties small or large, especially those seeking a beachy vibe during the holiday season.

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Hornblower Cruises with Holiday Lights

Holiday Dining Cruise

Bring your holiday party aboard a spacious and luxurious yacht with spectacular views of the sunset and Los Angeles coastline. Imagine guests mingling and mixing by expansive bay windows and open lounge deck spaces. Lounge areas include: stylish dining chairs, plush modern carpets in metallic tones, rich wood flooring, dazzling light fixtures, and marble bar tops. Plus guests will love the contemporary glam with new spacious dance floors, cozy deck furniture and pillows. The public dining cruises are offered nearly every weekend in November and December. Or book a private party for 300+ guests or more.

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MDR restaurant Dear Jane's windows looking out to harbor and boats

Waterfront Restaurants

If you prefer to stay on land to deck the halls and ring in the holidays, restaurants along the harbor such as Cast & Plow, Dear Jane's (pictured here), Brizo and SALT Restaurant and Bar offer myriad outdoor and indoor spaces to host a holiday lunch, brunch or dinner. On-site events managers at each eatery can help to create specialty menus, drinks and themed decorations that will suit your holiday party needs. Check out our list of waterfront restaurants to start your party planning.

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