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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.

Kids Fishing Derby

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017
7 - 9 am
Kids Fishing Derby Free activity! Bring your own rod & reel or dropline (or purchase one on the Green Pier) and join our fishing guide! Prizes awarded every week following the derby. Prizes for most fish, biggest fish and oddest fish. Ages 3-16. Bait & gear also available on the...read more

Summer Beach Bingo

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 to Thursday, August 31, 2017
6 pm to 7 pm
Summer Beach Bingo Bring your beach chair and some friends to the South Beach Lifeguard stand every Tuesday & Thursday 6:00-7:00pm for Beach Bingo. Bingo cards are $1 each and participants can win fun local prizes.read more

Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Sunday, March 26, 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

Shop & Stretch with Jaysea

Saturday, May 27, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017
Retail Trunk Show, Saturday 11 am to 4 pm
Inspirational Yoga, Sunday 9 am & 11 am
Shop & Stretch with Jaysea of Seavibes Join us for a fun weekend, featuring sea-inspired apparel and revitalizing yoga classes by instructor and SeaVibes found Jaysea DeVoe. Jaysea, now 14, was the youngest Certified Yoga Instructor in the U.S. at age 12 and also holds the title of youngest SUP...read more

Michael Franti - LIVE at Descanso Beach Club

Sunday, May 28, 2017
5:30 pm to 10 pm
Be There When SoCal's Hottest Beach Club Goes Live! Live at Descanso Beach Club Featuring Michael Franti With Special Guest Old-School Common Sense Reunion with Nick, Bill and Jai And Local Favorite Cali Conscious Ticket Options General Admission - $45 Includes access to Descanso Beach Club for concert Side Stage...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

5th Annual Avalon Restaurant Week

Friday, June 2, 2017 to Thursday, June 8, 2017
Avalon Restaurant Week An encore to the successful first editions of Avalon Restaurant Week, some of Catalina Island's most popular restaurants are ready to dish up mouth-watering food during Avalon's Restaurant Week. Join us from Thursday, June 3 to Wednesday June 8 to indulge in a variety of specially created...read more

REI Trans-Catalina Trail Expedition

Friday, June 2, 2017 to Monday, June 5, 2017
Friday, June 2, 5:30 am to Monday, June 5, 4:30 pm
Trans-Catalina Expedition If you're interested in experiencing Catalina Island in a powerful, adventurous and unique way then this backpacking trip is for you! Join us on beautiful Catalina Island as we hike across the rugged interior and camp next to pristine beaches. Covering 37.2 miles in 4 days you will...read more

Two Harbors Summer Wine Festival 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017
1-4 pm
The 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

2017 Catalina Concert Series

Friday, June 16, 2017
7-10 pm
2017 Concert Series The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Xceptional Music Company present this free, family friendly Concert Series, next to the Avalon Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. A beer & wine Garden will be available at all concerts. Friday, June 16 : Avalon Musician Review...read more

2017 Catalina Concert Series

Saturday, June 24, 2017
8-10 pm
2017 Concert Series The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Xceptional Music Company present this free, family friendly Concert Series, next to the Avalon Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. A beer & wine Garden will be available at all concerts. Saturday, June 24: Siren’s Crush, 8pm-10pm Saturday,...read more

4th of July Weekend Celebration at Two Harbors

Friday, June 30, 2017 to Tuesday, July 4, 2017
All Day
Independence Day Festivities at Two Harbors Friday, June 30th 8 pm to close - DJ Dancing at the Harbor Reef Saturday, July 1st 2-6 pm - Live Music at the Harbor Reef, Yvonne Perea Band 8 pm - Close - DJ Dancing at the Harbor Reef Sunday, July 2nd 10...read more

2017 4th of July Celebration in Avalon

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
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 2017 - USC Marching Band, BBQ Dinner & Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
6:15 pm to 9 pm
Annual 4th of July Dinner in the Casino Ballroom, USC Marching Band & Fireworks Display Join us to celebrate the 4th of July Catalina style! Enjoy a live performance by the University of Southern California Marching Band, followed by a Buffet Dinner, and a Spectacular Fireworks Display from the Grand...read more

2017 Catalina Concert Series

Saturday, July 29, 2017
8-10 pm
2017 Concert Series The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Xceptional Music Company present this free, family friendly Concert Series, next to the Avalon Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. A beer & wine Garden will be available at all concerts. Saturday, July 29: Mick Adams and the...read more

2017 Catalina Concert Series

Saturday, August 26, 2017
8-10 pm
2017 Concert Series The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Xceptional Music Company present this free, family friendly Concert Series, next to the Avalon Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. A beer & wine Garden will be available at all concerts. Saturday, August 26: The Xceptional Tribute to...read more

31st Annual Two Harbors Buffalo Chip Toss

Saturday, September 2, 2017
Sign Ups 2-3 pm
Toss - 3 pm
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.read more

58th Annual Catalina Channel Crossing – US Outrigger Championships

Saturday, September 9, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017
58th 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

Catalina Uke Festival

Saturday, September 9, 2017
1-9 pm
2017 Concert Series The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Xceptional Music Company present this free, family friendly Concert Series, next to the Avalon Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. A beer & wine Garden will be available at all concerts. Saturday, September 9: Catalina Uke-Fest featuring Taimane...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

2017 Catalina Concert Series

Saturday, September 16, 2017
7-9 pm
2017 Concert Series The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Xceptional Music Company present this free, family friendly Concert Series, next to the Avalon Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. A beer & wine Garden will be available at all concerts. Saturday, September 16: Santana Ways, 7pm-9pmread 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

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