Marina del Rey is about to be invaded by hundreds of young sailors, and this weekend—the fun is most definitely beginning! The Marina’s California Yacht Club welcomes more than 250 sailors—aged 8 to 15 years old—to take part in the most popular youth sailing dinghy in the world: the eight-day, OPTI National Youth Regatta. This competition is renowned as the “global standard in youth sailing,” making hosting duties a seriously great honor for Marina del Rey.
Every year, more and more holidays seem to pop up on the calendar. From “Valentine’s Day” to “Talk Like a Pirate Day,” there’s always an eCard opportunity waiting just around the corner. But this Sunday, July 13, a holiday is happening that deserves so much more than an emailed card. It’s a holiday that celebrates the emptiest of calories but the yummiest of indulgences. One that honors the most delectable main-course accessory with the simplest of questions: “You want fries with that?” Oh yes, it’s “National French Fries Day,”—and on July 13, you most definitely want to say “YES” to that question.
Summer is in full swing and if you haven’t gotten in on the action it’s time to start. To help you find the action, here’s our list of 7 summer events in and around Marina del Rey that you won’t want to miss this summer.