Q: What is green and purple and gold all over? And has beads?
A: It's Mardi Gras! Mardi Gras all over are known as a fun and festive time (think Carnevale in Brazil and Venice, Italy, plus, of course Mardi Gras New Orleans). It's full of parades, masques, and costumes, plus libations, food, and partying.
Grab your hat, sunglasses and sunblock. You might want a light cover up. And by all means, don't forget your camera or the Dramamine! We're going fishing in the Santa Monica Bay.
There are numerous reputable fishing boat operators to choose from, but for Sportfishing - Marina Del Rey the obvious choice is Marina Del Rey Sportfishing. They offer whale watching, open party trips, both half-day and three-quarter day private fishing trips, and private charters.
Festivals are a tradition as old as tradition itself, and as they have done for thousands of years they continue to draw large throngs of people with excitement, community, and history. One of the oldest festivals in Los Angeles is the Golden Dragon Parade, celebrating 119 years on February 17th. This parade will draw 100,000 people into the streets of Chinatown as it has for years, with of course the namesake parade being the centerpiece of the festivities.
Staying at Manhattan Beach hotels' Sea View Inn, you are centrally located to take in all the best attractions of the LA area. Nestled in Los Angeles is a fun destination where all ages can explore the wonders of science through fun exhibits.
We're talking about the California Science Center, and it is the largest venue of its type on the West Coast. It's open 362 days a year, and admission to the permanent galleries is free.
Spread out over 400,000 square feet are four major exhibit areas, and highlights include: