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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
10 am to 3 pm
Bottomless Mimosa Brunch Enjoy a leisurely Sunday Brunch at the Avalon Grille with bottomless Mimosas. $25 for adults, $14 for children 12 and under. Menu Fruit Salad Papaya, Watermelon, Pineapple, Cantaloupe, Cottage Cheese, Amber Honey Santa Barbara Smoked Salmon Artisanal Bagel, Heirloom Tomatoes, Red Onion, Capers, Cream Cheese Eggs Benedict...read more

36th Annual Avalon Underwater Cleanup

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Avalon Underwater Cleanup USC’s Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber and Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies–Catalina Conservation Divers are hosting the Catalina Island’s 36th Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup, one of the largest annual dive events in Southern California. The event began in the 1970s in an effort to cleanup Avalon Harbor, and this...read more

An Evening with Oscar 2017

Sunday, February 26, 2017
5 pm to 11 pm
An Evening with Oscar An Evening with Oscar at the Catalina Casino Ballroom, an event to benefit the Catalina Island Medical Center. Guests have the opportunity to watch the live Oscar telecast, enjoy a buffet dinner, and bid on silent and live auctions items. 5pm – 11pm. Catalina Island Medical...read more

Yoga & Hiking on Catalina Island - Feb 26

Sunday, February 26, 2017
8 am to 7:15 pm
Yoga & Hiking with REI & Island Spa Catalina Combine the power of yoga and the cardio of hiking for a day-long adventure on Catalina Island. Embark on a journey from the Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden on a three mile hike with a comfortable incline to take in spectacular...read more

2017 Catalina Island Conservancy Marathon

Saturday, March 11, 2017
8:00 am
2017 Catalina Island Conservancy Marathon The Catalina Island Conservancy Marathon route winds its way from Two Harbors over to Avalon by way of dirt roads, along ridges and down canyons. This event will feature the exciting and historic marathon course used largely since the first year on the Catalina Island...read more

Yoga & Hiking on Catalina Island - March 19

Sunday, March 19, 2017
8 am to 7:15 pm
Yoga & Hiking with REI & Island Spa Catalina Combine the power of yoga and the cardio of hiking for a day-long adventure on Catalina Island. Embark on a journey from the Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden on a three mile hike with a comfortable incline to take in spectacular...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, in it's new Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building, will provide an intimate setting for only the second major museum exhibition of Chihuly’s work in southern California.read more

22nd Annual Catalina Island Conservancy Ball

Saturday, April 1, 2017
6 pm to 11 pm
22nd Annual Catalina Island Conservancy Ball Saturday, April 1, 2017 Avalon Casino Ballroom, Catalina Island This year’s theme – Taking Flight - highlights all our feathered friends that call upon the Island during their journey. Doors Open and Hosted Cocktails 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Dinner and Dancing 7:00 pm...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 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

30th Annual Silent Film Benefit

Saturday, May 20, 2017
1-3:30 pm
Silent Film Benefit Experience the unique opportunity to view two of the funniest silent films ever produced: “One Week” starring Buster Keaton and “The Kid Brother” starring Harold Lloyd. The highly acclaimed Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra will provide live musical accompaniment in the historic Avalon Casino Theater. Period dress...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

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 Buffalo Chip Toss at Two Harbors 2017

Saturday, September 2, 2017
Sign Ups 2-3 pm
Toss - 3 pm
"Jimmy Walker" Buffalo Chip Toss 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. Sign Ups 2 to 3 pm...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