May 22, 2024 #1 Local News, Forum, Information and Event Source for Venice Beach, California.

Marina Del Rey All Set to Make the Season Bright: 59th Annual Holiday Boat Parade and Holiday Lights Display Returns in December

Throughout December, nightly 4-10 p.m.

Marina Lights at Burton Chace Park – 13650 Mindanao Way

There’s nothing more festive than holiday lights wrapped around trees throughout 10-acre Burton Chace Park–one of the only parks in Los Angeles that is surrounded by water on three sides! The spectacular display of sparkling lights and decor will take place every night from December 1st through New Year’s Eve. Enjoy a seaside stroll under the holiday lights. Bring a hot cup of cocoa or pick up food from nearby restaurants. mdrholidays.com  

Saturday, December 11 at 6 p.m. 

Cedars-Sinai Presents the Marina del Rey Annual Holiday Boat Parade

The beloved 59th annual Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade returns to L.A’s Marina! This year’s theme is “Joy on the Water.” Popular viewing spots include: Burton Chace Park: 13650 Mindanao Way and Fisherman’s Village: 13755 Fiji Way. mdrboatparade.org  

Events Schedule

4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Carolers, food trucks and festive photo booth at Burton Chace Park 

5:55 p.m. – Fireworks show  

6 p.m. – Holiday Boat Parade kicks off 

Saturday, December 11 at 10 a.m.

Holiday Paddle Parade at Marina “Mother’s” Beach

Dress in fun festive holiday attire for the first Holiday Paddle Parade hosted by Pro SUP Shop. Enjoy a stand-up paddle or kayak guided tour ($30 for paddleboard or single kayak; $40 for tandem kayak). All ages and levels are welcome. This is a pet-friendly event, too! www.prosupshop.com 

Sunday, December 31 at 8:59 p.m. and 11:59 p.m.

Annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Celebrate the New Year with fireworks in Marina del Rey! Enjoy a ten-minute fireworks show, at 8:59:50 p.m. and 11:59:50 p.m. The shows will be shot from the Marina’s south jetty and can be viewed from virtually anywhere in Marina del Rey. mdrholidays.com

PUBLIC CONTACT: Call the Marina del Rey Visitors Center: 424-526-7900. Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. except for holidays.

in News
Related Posts

Venice Canal Attack Victim’s Condition Takes a Tragic Turn

May 22, 2024

May 22, 2024

CD 11 City Councilmember Traci Park Releases Statement The devastating news that one of the two women who were brutally...

(Video Recap) MAINopoly Offers a Sample of Main Street’s Best

May 22, 2024

May 22, 2024

The Annual Event Took Place May 19 @yovenicenews MAINopoly offered a sample of Main Street’s best eateries and bars #california...

(Video) 2024 Take Action Campaign Happening Now

May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

More Information at takeactionla.com @yovenicenews Take Action Campaign is happening now throughout LA County #mentalhealth #losangeles #fyp #california #wellbeing #health...

LAFD Rescues Trapped Individuals From Venice Public Bathrooms

May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

After Approximately Eight Minutes, One Stall Door Was Successfully Unlatched By Zach Armstrong LAFD Firefighters and LAPD officers were dispatched...

Venice Shorts: Time for a New Firehouse?

May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

VNC Community Officer Yolanda Gonzalez Seeks Support for a New Facility By Nick Antonicello Yolanda Gonzalez is a strong proponent...

Los Angeles County Rent Relief Program Opens Second Round of Applications

May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

Applications Accepted Until June 4, Funding and Support Have Been Increased  The Los Angeles County Rent Relief Program (LARRP) has...

Father-Son Duo RSG Janitorial Services Finds Joy In Serving Customers

May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

Finding handymen and janitorial services can be a hard pick. RSG Janitorial Services, based in Los Angeles, offers a mix...

City Files Lawsuit Against Motel Owners For Allegedly Allowing Drug Activity

May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024

A Court Order Could Close the Motel for One Year and Require Changes to Management By Zach Armstrong A lawsuit has...

Venice Shorts: Neatly Groomed Encampment Continues Along Lincoln Blvd

May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024

Opposite boarded structure, outdoor furniture and alike takes space reserved for pedestrians By Nick Antonicello  While the current photo (May...

Bloody-Faced Woman Who Led Police on 405 Pursuit Initiated Chase in Venice

May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024

 A Photo Shows Her Appearing Viciously With an Open Mouth By Zach Armstrong A photo of a bloody-faced woman made...

Senior with Dementia Goes Missing in Santa Monica

May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024

He Was Last Seen Near Santa Monica UCLA Hospital on May 15 The Santa Monica Police Department is requesting the...

Injured Female Hiker Rescued From Temescal Ridge Trail

May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024

The hiker was transported directly to a nearby hospital The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an incident involving a...

Venice Shorts: Multiple RVs Continue to Plague South Venice Blvd

May 19, 2024

May 19, 2024

Three permanently parked recreational vehicles clutter sidewalk access with couches and tables, even a lawnmower By Nick Antonicello  There are...

Venice Shorts: Heavy Agenda Faces VNC Tuesday Evening

May 19, 2024

May 19, 2024

Slew of action on numerous issues for consideration makes for a marathon meeting By Nick Antonicello  The monthly meeting of...

9th Annual MAINopoly Event Returns to Santa Monica This Weekend

May 16, 2024

May 16, 2024

Participating Establishments Include Ashland Hill, Holey Grail Donuts, Juneshine, Jameson’s Pub and Others The 9th Annual MAINopoly: A Taste of...