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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.

Kids Fishing Derby

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
7 - 9 am
Kids Fishing Derby Free activity! Bring your own rod & reel or dropline (or purchase on the Green Pier) and join our fishing guide! Prizes awarded every week following the derby. Bait & gear also available on the Pier.read more

Movie: Jason Bourne

Friday, August 26, 2016 to Thursday, September 1, 2016
7:30 pm nightly
Movie: Jason Bourne Jason Bourne, now remembering who he truly is, tries to uncover hidden truths about his past. Starring › Alicia Vikander, Julia Stiles, Matt Damon Director › Paul Greengrass Genre › Action, Thriller Rating › PG-13 Length › 123 min.read more

Catalina Island Concert Series: Xceptional Tribute to Abba

Friday, August 26, 2016
Abba Tribute Band The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Xceptional Music Company present this FREE, family friendly Concert Series, next to the Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. Concert is from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. A Beer & Wine Garden will be available beginning at 7pm. Listen to great sounds of...read more

DJ Crystal Ellis at Descanso Beach Club

Saturday, August 27, 2016
2 pm - 5 pm
Beach Parties at Descano Beach Club Join us on Sundays throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Saturday, August 27th, enjoy the sounds of DJ Crystal Ellis!read more

Christian Arteaga at Descanso Beach Club

Sunday, August 28, 2016
2 pm - 5 pm
Beach Parties at Descano Beach Club Join us on Sundays throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Sunday, August 28th, enjoy the sounds of Catalina Island local Christian Arteaga!read more

30th Annual Buffalo Chip Toss at Two Harbors 2016

Saturday, September 3, 2016
11 am
"Jimmy Walker" Buffalo Chip Toss Come test your athletic skills and compete for the furthest toss at the 30th 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. Signups available in the plaza from...read more

The Wailers Live @ Descanso Beach

Saturday, September 3, 2016
7 - 10 pm
The Wailers Live @ Descanso Beach The Descanso Beach Summer Concert Series, Live @ Descanso Beach Club, is back for 2016. Don't miss the opportunity to see your favorite bands in a beautiful beachside setting! Doors open at 6:30 pm. Opening artist starts at 7 pm. Saturday, September 3rd 2016...read more

Kevin Sevilliano at Descanso Beach Party

Saturday, September 3, 2016
2 pm - 5 pm
Beach Parties at Descano Beach Club Join us on Saturdays throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Saturday, September 3rd, enjoy the sounds of DJ Kevin Sevilliano! Get the party started at Descanso Beach Club!read more

Adam Lasher at Descanso Beach Club

Sunday, September 4, 2016
2 pm - 5 pm
Beach Parties at Descano Beach Club Join us on Sundays throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Sunday, September 4th, enjoy the sounds of The Adam Lasher Band !read more

2016 Two Harbors Microbrew Festival

Saturday, September 10, 2016
1-4 pm
Two Harbors is pleased to announce our 14th annual “Microbrew Festival,” Saturday, September 10th, 2016, on the beach in beautiful Two Harbors, Catalina Island from 1 to 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 Uke Fest

Saturday, September 10, 2016
All Day
Ukulele Festival The Catalina Chamber and the Xceptional Music Company have teamed up to present this free concert and festival on the Wrigley Plaza Stage on Crescent Avenue. The Ukulele Festival will feature the Kalama Brothers and Taimane Gardner. A beer & wine garden will be available. Join the fun!read more

DJ Matthew Rubino at Descanso Beach Party

Saturday, September 10, 2016
2 pm - 5 pm
Beach Parties at Descano Beach Club Join us on Saturdays throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Saturday, September 10th, enjoy the sounds of DJ Matthew Rubino ! Get the party started at Descanso Beach Club!read more

US Outrigger Championships

Saturday, September 10, 2016 to Sunday, September 11, 2016
57th Annual Catalina Channel Crossing Come and see this 2-day event with races between Catalina Island & Newport Beach. See the women finish the longest Polynesian canoe race in the continental U.S., 26 miles from Newport Beach to Avalon, on Saturday, at Casino Point. Then enjoy the after race Hawaiian...read more

Tom Solis at Descanso Beach Club

Sunday, September 11, 2016
2 pm - 5 pm
Beach Parties at Descano Beach Club Join us on Sundays throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Sunday, September 11, enjoy the sounds of Tom Solis.read more

58th Annual Catalina Festival of Art

Friday, September 16, 2016 to Sunday, September 18, 2016
10 am to 5 pm
58th Annual Catalina Festival of Art Longest running annual event on Catalina Island. Artists from all over the country exhibit along Crescent Avenue and sell their works of fine art, sculpture, fine crafts & photography. Highlights include charity art auction and kids art show. Catalina Art Association. 310-510-2788,read more

DJ Johnny James at Descanso Beach Party

Saturday, September 17, 2016
2 pm - 5 pm
Beach Parties at Descano Beach Club Join us on Saturdays throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Saturday, September 17th, enjoy the sounds of DJ Johnny James ! Get the party started at Descanso Beach Club!read more

Adam Lasher at Descanso Beach Club

Sunday, September 18, 2016
2 pm - 5 pm
Beach Parties at Descano Beach Club Join us on Sundays throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Sunday, September 18th, enjoy the sounds of American Idol Star Adam Lasher.read more

2016 Fall Adventure Retreat

Thursday, September 22, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016
Join Exodus Fitness Retreats at the historic Banning House Lodge, California’s undiscovered paradise…the island of Santa Catalina!read more

Catalina Wine Mixer 2016

Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016
3 pm to 10 pm
Join us for the 2nd 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. Mark your calendar!read more

Adam Lasher at Descanso Beach Club

Saturday, September 24, 2016
2 pm - 5 pm
Beach Parties at Descano Beach Club Join us on weekends throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Saturday, September 24th, enjoy the sounds of The Adam Lasher Band !read more

Catalina Film Festival 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 to Sunday, October 2, 2016
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 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016 to Sunday, October 2, 2016
CALLING ALL PIRATES! Chart a course for 4 days of swashbuckling fun at: BUCCANEER DAYS Sep. 29 - Oct. 2, 2016 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...read more

Catalina Island Jazz Trax Jazz Festival 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016 to Sunday, October 16, 2016
30th Annual 2016 Catalina Island Jazz Trax Festival October 13-16, 2016 Tickets on sale at www.JazzTrax.com or 866-TraxTix Thursday, October 13 - Unplugged under the starts on Descanso Beach Guitarists Peter White & Marc Antoine Friday, October 14 - Catalina Casino Italian Saxophonist Rocco Ventrella Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers...read more

Catalina Island Jazz Trax Jazz Festival 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016 to Sunday, October 23, 2016
30th Annual 2016 Catalina Island Jazz Trax Festival October 20-23, 2016 Tickets on sale at www.JazzTrax.com or 866-TraxTix Thursday, October 20 - Unplugged under the starts on Descanso Beach Nick Colionne Friday, October 21 - Catalina Casino Keiko Matsui DW3 Saturday, October 22 - Catalina Casino Eric Darius Acoustic Alchemy...read more

New Year's Eve Celebration

Saturday, December 31, 2016
7 pm - 1 am
44th Annual New Year's Eve Celebration Celebrate the New Year at this elegant black-tie optional dinner and dancing event in the world famous Casino Ballroom on Catalina Island. T he Gala includes a buffet dinner, dancing, champagne split, and party favors. Coat & Tie are required; Black Tie is optional...read more

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