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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.

Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Monday, March 27, 2017 to Monday, December 11, 2017
10 am to 5 pm daily
Thursdays May 25 - August 31, Open until 9 pm
The Catalina Island Museum provides an intimate setting for only the second major museum exhibition of artist Dale Chihuly’s work in southern California. The exhibition is open through December 11, 2017.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

Movie: Wind River

Saturday, September 23, 2017 to Thursday, September 28, 2017
7:30 pm nightly
Movie: Wind River A veteran tracker with the Fish and Wildlife Service helps to investigate the murder of a young Native American woman, and uses the case as a means of seeking redemption for an earlier act of irresponsibility which ended in tragedy. Starring › Kelsey Asbille, Jeremy Renner, Julia...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

Movie: Logan Lucky

Friday, September 29, 2017 to Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:30 pm nightly
Movie: Lucky Logan Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. Starring › Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig Director › Steven Soderbergh Genre › Comedy, Crime, Drama Rating › PG-13 Length › 1 hr, 58 min.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

Movie: It

Friday, October 6, 2017 to Thursday, October 12, 2017
7:30 pm nightly
Movie: It A group of bullied kids band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. Starring › Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard Director › Andy Muschietti Genre › Drama, Horror Rating › R Length › 2 hr, 15 min.read more

Catalina Island JazzTrax Jazz Festival 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017
31st Annual 2017 Catalina Island Jazz Trax Festival October 12-15, 2017 Tickets on sale at www.JazzTrax.com or 866-TraxTix Thursday, October 12 - Unplugged under the starts on Descanso Beach Guitarists Paul Jackson Jr. Friday, October 13 - Catalina Casino 3rd Force Saxophonist Marcus Anderson Saturday, October 14 - Catalina Casino...read more

REI Trans-Catalina Trail Expedition

Saturday, October 14, 2017 to Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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

33rd Annual Catalina Island Triathlon & Duathlon

Saturday, November 4, 2017
33rd Annual Catalina Island Triathlon & Duathlon Swim it. Bike it. Run it. Tri it! Catalina Island is one of the most beautiful and unique settings to host a triathlon. The Catalina Island Triathlon & Duathlon attracts tri-athletes who are looking to compete in that last race before the winter...read more

New Year's Eve Celebration

Sunday, December 31, 2017
7 pm - 1 am
45th 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. Coat & Tie are required; Black Tie is optional. Event highlights Buffet dinner, gourmet dessert & coffee Live music & dancing to...read more