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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

Movie: Justice League

Friday, November 17, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017
7:30 pm nightly
Movie: Justice League Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Starring › Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa Director › Zack Snyder Genre › Action, Adventure, Fantasy...read more

First Fridays at the Catalina Island Museum

Friday, December 1, 2017
6 pm to 9 pm
First Fridays at the Museum Kick off the holiday season at the Catalina Island Museum's First Fridays event. Enjoy roaming holiday carolers, a hot chocolate bar, sweet treats, a classic kids holiday film and an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus! This is one of the last opportunities to enjoy...read more

Movie: Bad Moms

Friday, December 1, 2017 to Thursday, December 7, 2017
7:30 pm nightly
Movie: Bad Moms Christmas When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self-indulgence. Starring › Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell Director › Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Genre › Comedy Rating › R Length › 1 hr, 40 min.read more

24th Annual Shop Catalina Night

Saturday, December 2, 2017
Shop Catalina Island Night A one-night shopping extravaganza with holiday discounts, musical entertainment, prize drawings, community booths and more, around Avalon. The events kicks off at Wrigley Stage on Front Street at 5 pm with the Holiday Tree lighting and arrival of Santa and his helpers on a City of...read more

Mt. Ada Holiday Open House

Thursday, December 7, 2017
2 pm - 6 pm
Holiday Open House The Catalina Island Company, Rotary Club of Avalon and the Catalina Island Women's Forum present a Holiday Open House at Mt Ada. Tour the grand, historic Wrigley home, enjoy cookies, drinks, music and Santa Claus. Tickets are $5 per person. Taxis will run continuously from the Tour...read more

Chihuly at Sunset

Friday, December 8, 2017
5 pm to 8 pm
Chihuly at Sunset See Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum exhibition after dark when the artwork is dramtically illuminated. The exterior portion of the exhibition features Mille Fiori, Sea Blue and Green Tower and Yellow Spire Chandelier . Food and drinks will be available for purchase.read more

Holiday Celebration at Catalina Island Museum

Saturday, December 9, 2017
4 pm to 7:30 pm
Holiday Season Celebration Kick off the holiday season with a special performance by the children's choir of the McCoy Rigby Conservatory of the Arts and a select group of Avalon students followed by a screening of the holiday classic It's a Wonderful Life (1946) starring James Stewart in the historic...read more

New Year's Eve at Harbor Reef 2017

Sunday, December 31, 2017
8 pm to close
New Year's Eve Celebration at Harbor Reef Join the fun at the Harbor Reef Restaurant in Two Harbors. The annual New Year's Eve celebration will take place on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Enjoy a special New Year's Eve menu from 5 - 9 pm, as well as a complimentary champagne...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