Enjoy the holiday season in Marina del Rey, and get your photo taken at the Venice Paparazzi photo booth!

Burton Chace Park is the place to be for festive fun, including nightly Christmas lights throughout December, as well as the Snow Wonder festival and Holiday Boat Parade.

Dec. 1-31st. 

Stroll through a magical display of festive holiday lights at Burton Chace Park. Plus! Enjoy special activities such as live caroling, free outdoor holiday movie screens, plus snacks, hot cocoa and coffee for purchase! View details below!


Enjoy live holiday music in Burton Chace Park from 4-6 p.m. At each event, a film will be shown from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free. Hot cocoa and refreshments are available for purchase.

  • Dec. 7: The Wonderelles perform holiday songs in a ’50s rock style.
  • Dec. 21 & 28: The Voices of Christmas are strolling carolers who will sing a capella holiday classics.


Watch free screenings of holiday films, starting at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Hot cocoa and refreshments are available for purchase.

  • Dec. 7: Gremlins
  • Dec. 21: Elf
  • Dec. 28: Avengers: Endgame

Dec. 14th.  Snow Wonder:  

Burton Chace Park is transformed into a winter wonderland with over 80 tons of real snow, used to make a sledding hill and snow-kissed pine forest. Also enjoy crafts, music, face painting, and food trucks. The entire event is free, with food for purchase.

Dec. 14. Marina del Rey Boat Parade: 

Watch a trail of lighted boats cruise through the main channel. Narration on a PA system is available at the two most popular viewing places, Burton Chace Park and Fisherman’s Village. The parade theme is “Kids Make Holidays Bright.” A brief fireworks show at 5:55 p.m. announces the start of the parade, which lasts until about 8 p.m. Admission is free.

Dec. 31st.  New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Glow Party:

Celebrate NYE 2019 with a Glow Party and two 10-minute firework displays! Enjoy a live DJ, dancing, giveaways, face painting and much more!

Stop by Marina del Rey, and get your family holiday photo with Venice Paparazzi.

Venice Paparazzi will be hosting a holiday themed photo booth at Marina Lights on Dec. 7, 21, and 28th, Snow Wonder on Dec. 14, and on NYE.  VP will also be the event photographers for the MDR Boat Parade!  See you there!

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