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The Catalina Wine Mixer is Real

Yes, it's true. The Catalina Wine Mixer was a fictional event. Those familiar with the Will Ferrell movie Step Brothers will know the reference to the Catalina Wine Mixer. The characters in the film, Dale and Brennan, played by John C Reilly and Will Ferrell become step brothers in their 40's after their parents, played by Mary Steenburgen and Richard Jenkins marry. Crazy antics ensue including planning the "biggest helicopter leasing event in the Western Hemisphere," also known as the "F#$%% Catalina Wine Mixer."

Winter Wonderland at Descanso Beach

Winter Wonderland - Island Style! The Santa Catalina Island Company is hosting the 2nd Annual Winter Wonderland at Descanso Beach, December 4 to 6, 2015. Kids of all ages will have fun at Rudolph's Ice Rink, St. Nick's Snow Globe, where you can stand inside and have your photo take, Elf's Bounce House, the Mt. Blizzard Slide, the Nutcracker Snowboarding simulator and the Polar Express Train. Guests can also have their photo taken with Santa, create an ornament, have their face painted and play holiday themed carnival games. Enjoy tasty treats from Descanso Fresh likes hot cocoa, cider and...

Real Island Wedding at the Casino

Many say the most notable landmark on Catalina Island is the iconic beautiful Casino building. Perched along the harbor, the Art Deco circular icon has been the focal point of Santa Catalina Island entertainment and culture since it opened its doors over eighty years ago.

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