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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.

Yoga & Kayaking with REI & Island Spa Catalina

Sunday, August 5, 2018 to Sunday, September 16, 2018
Yoga & Kayaking with REI & Island Spa Catalina Combine the power of yoga and the fun of kayaking for a day-long adventure on Catalina Island you won't soon forget. You begin your day with an hour-long cruise to the island followed by a quick walk through Avalon past the...read more

Yoga & Hiking on Catalina Island

Sunday, September 30, 2018 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
7:45am - 7:15pm
Yoga & Hiking on Catalina Island 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 views of both...read more

THURSDAY NIGHT AT DESCANSO BEACH CLUB

Happy hour from 7-8 p.m.
Live, local Catalina Island bands, food and drinks 7pm-10pm
Join us after the sun goes down on Thursday, August 30 from 7-10 p.m. for live, local Catalina Island bands, food and drinks! Evening lineup includes The Isleños, Love Snout and Something. Happy hour from 7-8 p.m. (half off well cocktails, wine by the glass and beer) with burgers and...read more

32nd Annual Two Harbors Buffalo Chip Toss

Saturday, September 1, 2018
Sign Ups 2-3 pm
Toss - 3 pm
Come test your athletic skills and compete for the furthest toss at the 32nd 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

CYCLONE FIREWORKS HARBOR CRUISE

Catch Catalina’s Labor Day Fireworks from Avalon Bay Cruise out onto Avalon Bay aboard the Cyclone power boat for a unique perspective of Catalina’s Labor Day fireworks show on Sunday, Sept. 2. You’ll be right in the middle of all the action, as you watch a spectacular barrage of colorful...read more

Wheeland Brothers - Beach Party

Monday, September 3, 2018
1-5 pm
Beach Party with Wheeland Brothers Join us throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Monday, September 3rd, enjoy the sounds of the Wheeland Brothers ! Get the party started at Descanso Beach Club!read more

59th Annual Catalina Channel Crossing - US Outrigger Championships

Saturday, September 8, 2018 to Sunday, September 9, 2018
59th Annual Catalina Channel Crossing – US Outrigger Championships Come out and 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 festivities at the center of town; including...read more

2018 Two Harbors Microbrew Festival

Saturday, September 8, 2018
1-4 pm
Enjoy Microbrews on the Beach in a Beautiful Island Paradise If you like beer, then you won’t want to miss the 16th Annual Microbrew Fest in Two Harbors. You’ll enjoy live music on the beach, while you sample a selection of microbrews from around the world poured up by more...read more

Wheeland Brothers - Beach Party

Sunday, September 9, 2018
1-5 pm
Beach Party with Wheeland Brothers Join us throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Sunday, September 9th, enjoy the sounds of the Wheeland Brothers ! Get the party started at Descanso Beach Club!read more

Catalina Island Women's Forum Wine Festival

Saturday, September 15, 2018
2 pm - 5 pm
Women's Forum Wine Festival Experience the annual Wine Festival along the Avalon Bay on South Beach, near Crescent and Clarissa Ave. Over 70 prestigious wines, silent auction, gourmet hors d'oeuvres and live music. Proceeds of the event support mentoring and scholarship programs.read more

Wheeland Brothers - Beach Party

Sunday, September 16, 2018
1-5 pm
Beach Party with Wheeland Brothers Join us throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Sunday, September 16th, enjoy the sounds of the Wheeland Brothers ! Get the party started at Descanso Beach Club!read more

Catalina Wine Mixer® 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018 to Sunday, September 23, 2018
Join us for the 4th 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

Wheeland Brothers - Beach Party

Sunday, September 23, 2018
1-5 pm
Beach Party with Wheeland Brothers Join us throughout the summer for great live music and drink specials. This Sunday, September 23rd, enjoy the sounds of the Wheeland Brothers ! Get the party started at Descanso Beach Club!read more

5th Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival

Thursday, October 4, 2018 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
Join Catalina Island Company Executive Chef Roberto Hernandez, as he shares his signature dish, Grilled Octopus, at the 5th Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival, which features celebrity and executive chefs from 40 top Southern California restaurants. Chef Hernandez oversees the food & beverage operations at all Catalina Island...read more

Buccaneer's Weekend 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
All Day
Chart a course for pirate adventure in two harbors Don’t miss Catalina’s legendary four-day pirate party, where you can channel your inner buccaneer and enjoy a weekend of swashbuckling fun, including live music, costume contests, treasure hunts and more. Whether you come for a day or stay for the weekend,...read more

REI Trans-Catalina Trail Expedition

Saturday, October 13, 2018 to Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Trans Catalina Trail Expedition Come join REI in partnership with Catalina Island on the first ever fully supported Trans Catalina Trail Expedition where we will hike through the rugged island interior while camping next to pristine beaches. Covering 38.5 miles in 4 days, you will traverse the Island starting at...read more

REI Trans-Catalina Trail Expedition

Saturday, November 10, 2018 to Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Trans Catalina Trail Expedition Come join REI in partnership with Catalina Island on the first ever fully supported Trans Catalina Trail Expedition where we will hike through the rugged island interior while camping next to pristine beaches. Covering 38.5 miles in 4 days, you will traverse the Island starting at...read more

Trans-Catalina Trail Expedition

Come join REI in partnership with Catalina Island on a fully supported Trans Catalina Trail Expedition where we will hike through the rugged island interior while camping next to pristine beaches. Covering 38.5 miles in 4 days, you will traverse the Island starting at the trailhead in Avalon and finishing...read more

Catalina Island Mini Golf Open

Saturday, March 16, 2019
7am
(877) 778-8322 BOOK CATALINA ISLAND MINI GOLF OPEN Don’t Miss Your Chance at the $10,000 Grand Prize Kick off your spring at the Catalina Island Mini Golf Open, Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Golf Gardens in Avalon. This single-round tournament on beautiful Catalina Island features a first place prize of...read more