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December 11th, 2018

Get Your Jollies! 5 Family Friendly Holiday Activities Around Marina del Rey

Even though Winter Solstice is still weeks away, the best of winter is already in play around Marina del Rey. We started out strong with a magical Snow Wonder event at Burton Chace Park last weekend, and now, every one of us is itching for even more winter merriment! Thankfully, the Marina just happens to be central to basically all that’s awesome in the Westside, including the jolliest events both in town and beyond. Here are the December highlights coming up…fill up your calendar pronto!

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December 4th, 2018

Snow Wonder & The Holiday Boat Parade Dazzle This Weekend

Joy is in the air, the lights are beaming and bright, and the marina is bursting with anticipation for our town’s merriest holiday tradition—Snow Wonder and the Holiday Boat Parade. Well, hold on to your jingle bells boys and girls, because it’s all happening this Saturday, December 8th! Yep, this weekend, Burton Chace Park transforms into a winter wonderland, complete with real snow, sledding and a ton of holiday cheer. Plus, when the sun goes down, fireworks will light up the sky as a dramatic introduction to the 56th Annual Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade. As one of the proud sponsors of the event, let us just say—it’s going to be epic fun…so make sure you’re there!

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November 27th, 2018

LOOKING AHEAD: 4 Marina-Close Happenings to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Thanksgiving has come and gone, the temps are cool and refreshing, and the mood is festive and bright… yep, all signs are pointing to an epic holiday season! Let’s launch into the merriest month of the year with gusto, shall we? All around Marina del Rey and beyond, the first week of December is brimming with celebratory cheer that will put a smile on your face and have you bursting with holiday anticipation. Here are four happenings you don’t want to miss.

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November 20th, 2018

Spread the Local Love for Small Business Saturday in Marina del Rey

While we all love shopping at big box retail or grabbing a bite at trendy chain restaurants now and then, there’s a certain caliber of coolness that comes with backing small local businesses. And this Saturday (November 24th) — “Small Business Saturday®” to be exact—is the day to make the most of it and give love some love to our local favorites. We have a ton of small businesses in and around Marina del Rey that accommodate just about any craving, doodad or want you could possibly have. Massage? Check. Amazing meals? Oh heck yeah. Shopping? Of course! Here are just some of the most awesome indie shops, services and restaurants to patronize this weekend (and all year long).

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November 13th, 2018

Marina del Rey Trend Alert: Dining Out for Thanksgiving!

November 22 (THURSDAY!) is Thanksgiving, the day we give thanks for all the good things in life by filling our tummies with copious amounts of food. (And then we nap!) There’s only one holiday conundrum we face every year—where are we going to indulge? The conventional way to celebrate is to cook up a storm at home and serve it up like a Norman Rockwell painting. But more and more Angelinos are discovering the pleasure, convenience and deliciousness that comes with a restaurant-prepared feast, which FYI, is in abundance around Marina del Rey. Whether you go for the traditional turkey/stuffing/sweet potato combo, a plant-based masterpiece or something in between—the Thanksgiving goodies you crave are all within reach.

Once you choose, get your reservations (or your order for pickups!) soon… the holiday is right around the corner and the best spots are filling up fast. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!