Beach Eats: Food Truck Thursdays at Marina “Mother’s” Beach

It’s no secret that Los Angeles food trucks are the hottest wheels in town. At any given time throughout the city, Twitter followers and devoted foodies are flocking to parking lots and street fairs for a sampling of their favorite grub. Marina del Rey is no exception. Beach Eats is a weekly food truck gathering at Marina “Mother’s” Beach on summer Thursdays, 5–9 p.m, through September 26. New this year, enjoy live music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. while you picnic by the sea! Bring your own beach chair and enjoy the free show. See you there!

Live Music Lineup

MAY 23 – 6-8pm
Brasil Brazil
Brasil Brazil Show is an invigorating, musical experience. Featuring Brazilian singers, Ana Gazzola and Sonia Santos, this show delivers the fervor, enthusiasm and excitement of popular Brazilian music with a variety of Brazilian styles and rhythms.

MAY 30 – 6-8pm
Upstream
Upstream spreads their message of love and positivity through their exhilarating Caribbean Music, namely, Reggae, Calypso, Soca and Steel Drum Music.

JUNE 6 – 6-8pm
Unkle Monkey
Unkle Monkey plays music from around the world along with their own original songs and jams and will keep you Dancin’ to the Rhythm of the World!

JUNE 13 – 6-8pm
Brasil Brazil

JUNE 20 – 6-8pm
Upstream

JUNE 27 – 6-8pm
Kalama Brothers
Ryan Keau & Kai Kalama Honoring the Spirit of their Hawaiian Heritage and sharing it through their music! Diverse in their music from Traditional and Contemporary Hawaiian, to Soul and Classic Rock. The magic of their harmonies is something special!

JULY 11 – 6-8pm
Unkle Monkey

JULY 18 – 6-8pm
Kalama Brothers

JULY 25 – 6-8pm
Upstream

AUGUST 1 – 6-8pm
Unkle Monkey

AUGUST 8 – 6-8pm
Upstream

AUGUST 15 – 6-8pm
Kalama Brothers

AUGUST 22 – 6-8pm
Unkle Monkey

AUGUST 29 – 6-8pm
Upstream

SEPTEMBER 5 – 6-8pm
Upstream

SEPTEMBER 12 – 6-8pm
Brasil Brazil

SEPTEMBER 19 – 6-8pm
Brasil Brazil

SEPTEMBER 26 – 6-8pm
Upstream


Getting there

Beach Eats takes place at Marina “Mother’s” Beach.

The Free Ride

The Free Ride offers free daily transportation in the Marina and Venice from noon till 9 p.m. If you see a car, wave it down. Or text (no calls please) your location, destination, and passenger count to 323-435-5000; please allow 10–15 minutes for pick-up. Click here for a flyer with a map of the service area.

The Waterbus

The Marina del Rey WaterBus operates June 21–September 3, 2019. Rides are just $1 each way. Service is offered Thursday–Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight; and Sunday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Bikes and strollers are allowed. Sorry, no pets. Click here for a brochure and map.

Public Parking Lots

The Marina has 12 public parking lots. Pay attendant if present, or use the pay-and-display kiosks (accept cash and Visa/Mastercard). Click here for a map. The lots closest to Beach Eats are:

LOT 10 (ON-SITE), 4101 ADMIRALTY WAY
$0.25 per 10 minutes | Max. $10
COUNTY LOT 9, 13977 PALAWAN WAY
$0.25 per 10 minutes | Max. $10
COUNTY LOT 11, 14101 PANAY WAY
$0.25 per 10 minutes | Max. $10
COUNTY LOT 8, 4220 ADMIRALTY WAY
$0.25 per 10 minutes | Max. $7

Source and more info: visitmarinadelrey.com

Header image credit: Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau