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 all Catalina Annual Events or Two Harbors Annual Events.
Catalina Casino in Avalon hosts a number of annual galas, like An Evening with Oscar, the Annual Conservancy Ball, the Avalon Ball, and Avalon's New Year's Event Celebration.
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, Catalina Island Gran Fondo, the Annual Catalina Island Triathlon and the Catalina Island Eco-Marathon.
Art lovers flock to Catalina for events like the Catalina Art Fair & Exhibition, Catalina Wild Side Dinner Art Show 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.
Don't miss Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival, the longest-running smooth jazz festival in the world. Inspired by the Step Brothers movie, The Original 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 4-day pirate party in Two Harbors.
Catalina is famous for its fun community events, like the Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup, the Annual Rubber Ducky Derby, Spring Fest, Summer Concert Series, Annual Halloween Parade, 4th of July Golf Cart Parade & Fireworks, and Fall Fest.