Catalina Island Events

No matter what time of year it is, there's always something special happening on Catalina Island. Search for events that may be occurring during your planned visit. Or plan your getaway around one of our exciting concerts, celebrations, festivals, and other annual happenings. You can view upcoming events by month on our Calendar of Events. You can also see a list of Two Harbors' Annual Events.

Gala Celebrations

Catalina Casino in Avalon hosts a number of annual galas, like the Annual Conservancy Ball, the Avalon Ball, and Avalon's New Year's Event Celebration.

Sporting Events

Runners love the challenge of Catalina's rugged trails and steep hills during events like the Avalon Benefit 50 mile Run, Catalina Island Conservancy Marathon, the Annual Catalina Island Triathlon and the Catalina Island Eco-Marathon.

Art, Food, Wine & Beer

Art lovers flock to Catalina for events like the Catalina Art Fair & Exhibition  and the Annual Festival of the Arts. Foodies turn out for great events like the Catalina Island Women's Forum Wine Festival, Taste Around Avalon and Restaurant Week. And beer lovers will enjoy our newly added  Oktoberfest at the Flx Biergarten.

Music & Entertainment

Don't miss Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival, the longest-running smooth jazz festival in the world. Inspired by the Step Brothers movie, The Catalina Wine Mixer has become the most anticipated event of the season. And every year, thousands of would-be swashbucklers set sail for Catalina's legendary 2-day pirate party in Two Harbors. Stop by Descanso Beach Club for their Summer Beach Parties, ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Community Events

Catalina is famous for its fun community events, like the Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup, Spring Fest, Summer Concert Series, Annual Halloween Parade, 4th of July Golf Cart Parade & Fireworks, and Fall Fest.

Two Harbors Events

Visit Two Harbors year-round for a series of events on Catalina's west end including Two Harbors Wine Fest, Two Harbors Brew Fest and the popular pirate party Buccaneer Days. See a list of Two Harbors annual events here. Please note: No dogs are allowed at any Two Harbors Special Event.

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