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Catalina Island Events

There is always something happening on Catalina Island, year-round. From film festivals to fishing derbies, to fireworks, black tie balls and endurance races. View our Calendar of Events to see all the great activities taking place during your stay. You can also take a look at our annual Catalina Island events to view the events that take place in Avalon and Two Harbors every year.

Bottomless Mimosa Brunch

Sunday, February 12, 2017 to Sunday, April 9, 2017
9 am to 3 pm
Enjoy a leisurely Sunday Brunch at the Avalon Grille with bottomless Mimosas. $25 for adults, $14 for children 12 and under.read more

Movie: Logan

Friday, March 24, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 2017
Nightly at 7:30 pm
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.read more

Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Sunday, March 26, 2017 to Monday, December 11, 2017
10 am to 5 pm daily
The Catalina Island Museum will provide an intimate setting for only the second major museum exhibition of Chihuly’s work in southern California.read more

National Oyster Day

Friday, March 31, 2017
Celebrate National Oyster Day at the Avalon Grille March 31 is National Oyster Day and we're celebrating with these great oyster specials at the Avalon Grille. National Oyster Day Oyster Bar $2 each Choose your Oyster and your sauces Oysters Grassy Bar Oyster, Hood Canal Oyster, Fanny Bay Oyster, Kumamoto...read more

Movie: Kong: Skull Island

Friday, March 31, 2017 to Thursday, April 6, 2017
Nightly at 7:30 pm
A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.read more

Bells & Whistles

Thursday, April 6, 2017
4 to 6 pm
Join the Catalina Chimes Tower Foundation and view rare photos, original architectural drawings, chimes mechanisms, a song book and other historic Chimes Tower artifacts.read more

Movie: Beauty and the Beast

Friday, April 7, 2017 to Thursday, April 13, 2017
Nightly at 7:30 pm
Movie: Beauty and the Beast An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. Starring › Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans Director › Bill Condon Genre › Family, Fantasy, Musical Rating › PG Length › 2 hr, 9 min.read more

Avalon Spring Fest

Thursday, April 13, 2017
5-9 pm
Spring Fest 2017 Live music, food, games, and much more! Join the Avalon community from 5-9pm along Crescent Avenue (Front Street) as they kick off the season, and have fun doing it! Fun for the whole family.read more

Catalina Art Fair & Exhibition 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017 to Sunday, April 16, 2017
Catalina Spring Art Fair and Craft Festival We invite you to be part of this delightful, annual street fair on beautiful Catalina Island, the first festival of the year. Join us for this three day World Class Art Event featuring exhibitors from around the world, local and mainland artists, crafts,...read more

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 16, 2017
9 am
Easter at Descanso Beach Club Join us for Avalon's Annual Community Egg Hunt at Descanso Beach Club. Fun for the entire family! There's no better place for an Easter Egg Hunt than the lawn at Descanso Beach Club. FREE & Open to the publicread more

Easter Weekend at Two Harbors 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017
Easter Weekend 2017 at Two Harbors Join us for Easter fun at Two Harbors! Hop on over to Two Harbors for our annual Easter egg hunt, and have your little ones search for the elusive “Golden Egg.” Sponsored by Corsair Yacht Club. Saturday 10 am - 12:30 pm - Hat...read more

Catalina Island Rugby Festival

Saturday, May 6, 2017
24th Annual Catalina Island Rugby Festival A one day Rugby Festival for players 40 years of age and older. Over 50’s match begins at noon. This is a charity event raising funds for the Cancer Support Community of Redondo Beach.read more

2nd Annual Catalina Island Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, May 6, 2017
11 am to 6 pm
Listen to live music and sample some of the best chili Catalina Island has seen. A day of food, fun, and sun. Chefs from around the country will compete for the best of 3 different types of chili. There will also be a local salsa competition. Bring the kiddos, or...read more

30th Annual Silent Film Benefit

Saturday, May 20, 2017
1-4 pm
The Silent Film Benefit provides the rare opportunity to experience cinema the way it was originally intended, with live musical accompaniment by an orchestra in a grand movie palace.read more

The Avalon Ball 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017
The Avalon Ball The Art Deco Society of Los Angeles will host the 15th annual Avalon Ball in the Cataina Casino Ballroom on May 20. This event is a journey into the past when Big Bands played for large audiences and the performances were broadcast to the nation in the...read more

13th Annual Taste Around of Avalon

Thursday, June 1, 2017
5-9 pm
13th Annual Taste Around Enjoy the most scrumptious tastes of delectable food or beverages from 5pm-9pm at some of Avalon’s finest dining establishments. Vote for your favorite “tastes” of food, drink and dessert as the Best Taste of the Year! The 2016 participating establishments were: Antonio's Pizzeria & Cabaret Avalon...read more

5th Annual Avalon Restaurant Week

Friday, June 2, 2017 to Thursday, June 8, 2017
Avalon Restaurant Week An encore to the successful first editions of Avalon Restaurant Week, some of Catalina Island's most popular restaurants are ready to dish up mouth-watering food during Avalon's Restaurant Week. Join us from Thursday, June 3 to Wednesday June 8 to indulge in a variety of specially created...read more

Two Harbors Summer Wine Festival 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017
1-4 pm
The Santa Catalina Island Company & the Avalon Rotary Club are pleased to announce the 16th annual “Summer Wine Festival,” a tasting extravaganza featuring the finest in local and imported wines!read more

31st Annual Two Harbors Buffalo Chip Toss

Saturday, September 2, 2017
Sign Ups 2-3 pm
Toss - 3 pm
Come test your athletic skills and compete for the furthest toss at the 31st Annual Buffalo Chip Toss. Choose your chip wisely! Prizes will be awarded for the furthest throws and all chips will be provided for the event.read more

2017 Two Harbors Microbrew Festival

Saturday, September 9, 2017
1-4 pm
With over 500 guests in attendance, and over 30 different breweries in attendance pouring selections from around the world, this is an event that won’t want to missed.read more

Catalina Wine Mixer 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017
Join us for the 3rd Annual Catalina Wine Mixer at Descanso Beach Club! Experience the classic event from Step Brothers, full of fun, live bands, DJs, gourmet food and fine wine on Catalina Island. You don't want to miss this event.read more

2017 Catalina Film Festival

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017
Catalina Film Festival Annual celebration of Catalina’s rich film history features approximately 100 films screened at multiple venues around the island plus nightly events and entertainment. The festival is competitive with awards in up to 10 categories, including our festival partners’ prestigious awards; the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation’s “Great Communicator”...read more

Buccaneer's Weekend 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017
CALLING ALL PIRATES! Chart a course for 4 days of swashbuckling fun at: BUCCANEER DAYS October 5-8, 2017 Two Harbors, Catalina Join us at Pirate Village on the deck and plaza of Harbor Reef Restaurant, where “X” marks the spot for: Fantastic gruel & grog (that’s food & drink for...read more