Monday, December 28, 2009

New Year's Eve Fireworks Waterfront in Marina del Rey

Celebrate the New Year at midnight in Marina del Rey!
A spectacular fireworks display will be launched from the South Jetty near Fisherman’s Village in Marina del Rey.
The most popular viewing spots are Fisherman’s Village, Burton W. Chace Park and Marina Beach, and the fireworks can be seen throughout the marina, from restaurants, night clubs, charter companies and yacht clubs.

Marina businesses are planning special celebrations to ring in 2010. Please join us for an evening of fun, delicious dining and entertainment!

Cafe del Rey
4451 Admiralty Way
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the restaurant with two seatings, 5:30 p.m. (a la carte menu) and 8:30 p.m., (3-course pre fix menu, $79), with holiday music.

Glow Bar – Marina del Rey Marriott
4100 Admiralty Way
Exciting New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball. Live entertainment, go-go dancers and house music. Complimentary masks and midnight champagne toast. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. $20 per person (valet $12).

Hornblower Cruises & Events
13755 Fiji Way, Fisherman’s Village
Hornblower’s popular New Year’s Eve Cocktail Cruise boards at 10 p.m., cruising from 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m. at $99 per person. Includes appetizers, glass of champagne and live DJ & dancing. The New Year’s Eve Dinner Gala boards at 8:30 p.m., cruising from 9 p.m.- 1 a.m., at $170 per person. Includes a four-course prix fixe dinner, glass of champagne and live DJ & dancing.

Jer-ne Restaurant + Bar – The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey
4375 Admiralty Way
New Year’s Eve will have three seatings, beginning at 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. for an $85 three-course prix fixe. And the New Year will be brought in with a special 8:30 p.m. five-course meal for $115 per person.

Shanghai Red’s Restaurant
13813 Fiji Way
New Year’s Eve Buffet begins at 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. with live DJ & dancing and midnight champagne toast. $55 per person in public seating area, $70 for private seating. Shanghai Red’s will also have a special New Year’s Day brunch buffet from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $26.95/adults, $9.95 kids (6-12).

The Waterfront Restaurant & Waterfront Concert Theater (formerly The Organic Panificio Restaurant )
4211 Admiralty Way
The Waterfront will host a New Year’s Eve Concert, featuring Cubensis and The Hollywood Stones. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. $30 general admission without dinner includes party favors and midnight champagne. VIP tickets include buffet dinner at $50 per person. The main restaurant will also be serving a prix fixe menu with jazz singer Ariana Savalas at 6 p.m.

Tony P’s Dockside Grill
4445 Admiralty Way
Annual New Year’s Eve Party in the Tavern. Music, light snacks & beverages, party favors and midnight balloon drop. $10 per person with regular dinner purchase, $20 without.

Warehouse Restaurant
4499 Admiralty Way
On New Year’s Eve, the restaurant will have live entertainment and their regularly priced menu.

Waterfront Bar & Grill – Marina del Rey Hotel
13534 Bali Way
Recover on Friday January 1 at the Marina del Rey Hotel's special New Year's Day Brunch from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. which includes quiche, eggs, bacon, pancakes, lox, chicken, muffins, danish,a mimosa and more for $21.95 adults, $10.95 kids (12 and under). For unlimited mimosas, add $10!

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Christmas Day in Marina del Rey California

Marina del Rey Visitors Center is getting lots of phone calls asking what restaurants in the Marina are open on Christmas Day! Well, we have lots! If your family feels like celebrating, but not cooking on Friday, December 25, here are some great suggestions of wonderful places to dine and cruise:

Cafe del Rey - spectacular views from this sophisticated restaurant serving a fixed price Christmas Day meals for $46 pp from 4 - 9 p.m. (310-823-6395)

Hornblower Cruises & Events - Christmas Day Buffet Cruise - experience a spectacular holiday buffet complete with all the trimmings aboard a luxurious Hornblower yacht for $85 pp, boarding at 3 p.m. (310-301-6000)

Jer-ne Restaurant + Bar (inside The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey) - the Ritz's beautiful dining room will host two Christmas buffet seatings for $95 pp; 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 5 -9 p.m. (310-823-1700)

Shanghai Red's - a favorite for family celebrations, this waterfront jewel is offering a Christmas Day traditional holiday buffet and complimentary champage for $35.95 adults/$14.95 kids (6-12) from 9:30 a.m - 8 p.m. Discounts before 10:30 a.m. (310-823-4522)

Warehouse Restaurant - famous Trader Vic's style harborfront watering hole has a Christmas Day buffet from 12 noon - 8 p.m. for $29.95 adults/$14.95 kids (12 and under). (310-823-5451)

Waterfront Bar & Grill (inside Marina del Rey Hotel) - Traditional three-course fixed price Christmas Day feast for $24-27 adults/$13 kids (12 and under). (310-301-1000)
For more information about Marina del Rey visit the Visitors Bureau's website or email Marina del Rey Visitors Center is located at 4701 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292 tel. 310-305-9545. Closed Christmas and New Year's Day.