Looking for some fun summer activities for families? Support local business and head on over to the Marina Drive-In Movie Summer Series! 

Gather with your family and friends to watch movies by the sea in Marina del Rey. The Marina Drive-In movies provide old-school, wholesome entertainment in the comfort of your own car. Presented by Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, Luxury Liners and Shops at Waterside by Caruso, this fun summer activity is meant for all; held every Friday and Saturday with different movies showing at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. 

At only $20 per car, this is a budget-friendly way to get out of the house and make lasting memories. Local restaurants nearby are open for outdoor dining, so come early and have dinner with a waterfront view or place a takeout order. Order food from gourmet food trucks on-site or bring their own food and drinks. 

The Top Ten Movies We Are Most Excited To See At The Marina Drive-In Movie Summer Series

  • Raya and the Last Dragon

July 16, 5 p.m.

One of Disney’s newest hits, Raya and the Last Dragon features a strong female lead that inspires and impresses. 

  • Trolls World Tour (2020)

July 17, 5 p.m.

You can’t help but get up and dance to the awesome beats of this movie! Trolls World Tour is a great film that leaves everyone smiling. 

  • Honey I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

July 23, 5 p.m.

A classic, Honey I Shrunk the Kids is a must-see for kiddos who are new to the magic of the childrens’ films of our day. 

  • Moana

July 30, 5 p.m.

Moana is an instant home-run, loved by kids and parents alike! A perfect flick to watch by the water, the fun songs and heartwarming story makes it the ultimate summer film. 

  • Coco

July 31, 5 p.m.

Perfect for any adult or child that loves music, Coco tells the story of family love and chasing your dreams. 

  • Finding Nemo

August 7, 5 p.m. 

Funny, happy and eye-catching, Finding Nemo is one of our family favorites! 


  • Inside Out

August 13, 5 p.m. 

Inside Out helps people of all ages learn about their feelings and how to process them. It’s also a great story with wonderful animation. 

  • The Lion King (1994)

August 27, 5 p.m. 

1994’s Lion King is a timeless classic that has fans of every generation. 

  • Sonic the Hedgehog

September 4, 5 p.m.  

A favorite film of almost every three to six year-old boy we know, Sonic the Hedgehog features some top level talent making it an enjoyable watch for everyone. Jim Carrey was meant to be Dr. Robotnik!

  1. Godzilla vs. Kong

September 4, 8 p.m.  

Make the 4th an ultimate action-movie night by watching a back-to-back showing!

How does it work? The movies are shown on large elevated LED screens, bright enough to see during the daytime. Guests use their own car’s FM radio to hear the movie audio. The channel you tune to is provided upon entry. You don’t have to stay stuck in your seat! Guests can get cozy and watch from the back of a trunk or hatchback or sit outside of the vehicle on their own chairs.

Get there early and make your outing a staycation! Enjoy activities during the day like kayaking, whale watching or simply take a sunset stroll along the water at Boardwalk MdR Shops, Fisherman’s Village or Burton Chace Park.

Join in on the fun! The Marina Drive-In Movie Summer Series is located at the Marina del Rey Boat Launch Ramp, 13477 Fiji Way at Parking Lot #2. 

Learn more here: www.mdrmovies.com 

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