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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 & Hiking on Catalina Island - February 25

Sunday, February 25, 2018
8 am to 5 pm
Yoga & Hiking with REI & Island Spa Catalina Island Spa Catalina and REI have partnered together to bring a Yoga & Hiking Day to 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...read more

An Evening with Oscar 2018

Sunday, March 4, 2018
5 pm to 10 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. Red carpet arrivals being at 4:30...read more

2018 Catalina Island Marathon

Saturday, March 10, 2018
8:00 am
Catalina Island Marathon, 10K, 5K & Kids Run The 41st Annual Catalina Island Marathon, Califorinia's oldest trail marathon, 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...read more

St. Patrick's Day at Avalon Grille

Saturday, March 17, 2018
3 pm to 1 am
Join us for St. Paddy's Day Come early, Stay late! Dinner specials from 3 to 9 pm Smoked Brisket 19 Guiness-Poached Sausage 12 DJ and Dancing from 10 pm to 1 am (No cover | 21 and over)read more

Avalon Spring Fest 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018
5-9 pm
Spring Fest 2018 Live music, food, games, and much more! Join the Avalon community from 5-9 pm along Crescent Avenue (Front Street) as they kick off the season, and have fun doing it! Fun for the whole family.read more

9th Annual Catalina Spring Art Fair & Craft Festival

Friday, March 30, 2018 to Sunday, April 1, 2018
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

Saturday, March 31, 2018
10 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. The Easter Bunny will be hopping by to join us so don't...read more

Easter Weekend at Two Harbors 2018

Sunday, April 1, 2018
Easter Weekend 2018 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

31st Annual Silent Film Benefit

Saturday, May 19, 2018
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 2018

Saturday, May 19, 2018
The Avalon Ball The Art Deco Society of Los Angeles will host the 16th annual Avalon Ball in the Catalina Casino Ballroom on May 19. 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

REI Trans-Catalina Trail Expedition

Saturday, June 2, 2018 to Tuesday, June 5, 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

Two Harbors Summer Wine Festival 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018
1-4 pm
The Catalina Island Company & the Avalon Rotary Club are pleased to announce the 17th annual “Summer Wine Festival,” a tasting extravaganza featuring the finest in local and imported wines!read more

2018 4th of July Celebration in Avalon

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Parade Begins at 1 pm
Join us for a day of fun as we celebrate the 4th of July, island style! The golf cart parade down Crescent Avenue begins at 1pm. Enjoy a music from the USC Marching Band, along with creatively decorated golf carts.read more

4th of July Weekend Celebration at Two Harbors

Friday, July 6, 2018
All Day
Independence Day Festivities at Two Harbors Friday, July 6th 10 am to 12 pm - Children's Festival Join us on the beach for crafts and activities at our 32nd annual Children's Festival. Kids of all ages are welcome. 2-3 pm - 4th of July Dinghy Parade Decorate your dinghy in...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

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
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 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

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

Buccaneer's Weekend 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
All Day
CALLING ALL PIRATES! Chart a course for 4 days of swashbuckling fun at: BUCCANEER DAYS October 4-7, 2018 Two Harbors, Catalina Aargh, mateys! Come celebrate our 29th Annual Buccaneer’s Weekend. Don your best pirate attire and set sail for Two Harbors for a weekend of treasure hunts, costume contests, great...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

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