Welcome to the official Marina del Rey blog written by the Marina del Rey Tourism Board. My Marina tells different stories of what makes L.A.’s Marina a unique destination. Read about fun things do like sailing and paddle boarding to waterfront dining, yacht cruises, and more.  

MDR Tourism Board at Work

View of Marina Mother's Beach from Marriott Marina del Rey rooftop

April was a full month of exciting tourism and hospitality industry events showcasing Marina del Rey. The Marina del Rey Tourism Board attended industry trade shows, sponsored community events and facilitated local workshops for our business community. Scroll below to read more about our efforts.

MDR Dining News and Events in May 2023

Group of friends relaxing by the pool at Marina del Rey Hotel

Good food, good friends, and good times – that’s what dining in Marina del Rey is all about! And Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, and summer are just around the corner. There’s no better time to check out the latest dining news in this beautiful coastal city. From waterfront restaurants with stunning views to cozy cafes […]

Know Before You Go: Ride the WaterBus

Ride the WaterBus, an open-air water taxi in the Marina del Rey harbor

Going to ride the WaterBus in Marina del Rey this summer? Here are 10 things to know before you go on this Los Angeles scenic water ride during summer Fridays and weekends. And a bonus tip for you: Hop on at 11 a.m. when they first open on Friday and you might have the WaterBus […]

MDR Party Ideas to Inspire Your Next Celebration

champagne poured into glass during celebration brunch

Summertime means outdoor parties and celebrations under the sun! Thinking about throwing a birthday party on a boat? Planning an office party? (Hopefully it’s a step up from The Office’s version). How about a family reunion by the sea? If you’re in planning mode, then get ready for a boatload of MDR party ideas below […]

DineLA Marina del Rey Spring 2023

lobstser roll and salad on a dish with drinks outside facing harbor and ocean

Your list of DineLA MDR restaurants is here! Plan your next culinary journey along the waterfront in Marina del Rey. The 15th anniversary of Los Angeles Restaurant Week kicks off Friday, April 28 and goes through May 13, 2023. Participating restaurants offer fixed-price menus showcasing their best or most popular dishes. This is an excellent […]

Annual Sunset Series Regatta in Marina del Rey

Aerial shot of sailboats in the channel during sunset

The California Yacht Club organizes this series of sailing races that take place Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. It allows Southern California sailors the chance to participate in a time-honored event. The weekly races run April 19 – September 6, 2023. The series originated in 1964 and is the largest sailboat regatta on Santa […]

Los Angeles Hotel Offers in Marina del Rey

Aerial view above Marina del Rey channel with boats and hotels and buildings with Santa Monica Mountain range in background

Are you looking for Los Angeles hotel offers and deals for your next trip? Look no further than Marina del Rey, the ultimate coastal town that has everything you need for an unforgettable getaway. With plenty of things to do and see, including waterfront hotels, you won’t regret making this your home base. And the […]

Springtime Activities in MDR to Enjoy in April

kayaking is one of the things to do this weekend in marina del rey

Springtime is finally here in Marina del Rey! This month, there are plenty of springtime activities in MDR that you can enjoy with your friends and family. From live music and dining cruises to farmers’ markets, there is something for everyone. Whether you want to explore the scenic coastline or indulge in some delicious seafood, […]

MDR Restaurant News and Events, April 2023

two people enjoying brunch at patio outside of MDR restaurant facing the harbor and boats

Hey foodies, get ready to sink your teeth into some exciting news! We’re serving up the latest and greatest MDR restaurant and dining scoop. We’ve got the 2023 Easter brunch guide, new menus from local eateries, and culinary events that’ll have your taste buds dancing. So sit back, grab a fork, and let’s dig into […]

MDR Easter Brunch Specials 2023

Group of people standing by the railing looking over ocean

Easter is just around the corner, and what better way to spend it than dining along L.A.’s coastline with your beloved “peeps”!? Treat yourself to some seriously scrumptious eats while soaking in the breathtaking views of Marina del Rey’s waterfront. Scroll below for our MDR Easter Brunch and Dinner specials!    BEACHSIDE  Feast on a […]