- May 18
An opportunity for film enthusiasts to enjoy, discuss and celebrate brand new unreleased independent films on a monthly basis. Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Overlook Hall. Suggested donation of $10 for non-members, or become
- September 09 - 11, 2016
Ocean Awareness Challenge Inaugural Event is Sept. 9-11 2016 at Emerald Bay, Catalina Island.
Sponsored by WSA-OC (Woman’s Sailing Association). Come explore Catalina Island’s natural coastal terrain while learning more about local marine life and how we can make a difference to preserve our natural coastal resources & fragile eco systems. Several notable marine science experts will be speaking at the event.
- September 10 - 11, 2016
57th Annual Catalina Channel Crossing US Outrigger Championships
Catalina Island Concert Series on Wrigley Plaza Stage: Ukulele Festival featuring the Kalama Brothers and Taimane GardnerSeptember 10
Catalina Island Concert Series on Wrigley Plaza Stage: Ukulele Festival featuring the Kalama Brothers and Taimane Gardner
- September 10
Two Harbors is pleased to announce our 14th annual “Microbrew Festival,” Saturday, September 10th, 2016, on the beach in beautiful Two Harbors, Catalina Island from 1 to 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.
Catalina Island Concert Series on Wrigley Plaza Stage featuring The Xceptional Blues & Jazz EnsembleSeptember 17
Catalina Island Concert Series on Wrigley Plaza Stage featuring The Xceptional Blues & Jazz Ensemble
- September 17
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission presents Dr. Gloria Arjona, Alessandra Steen, and guitarist Oscar Santoscoy, in a free performance combining a repertoire of the most popular Brazilian and Mexican songs, that illustrate the cultural similarities and differences between these Latin American countries.
- September 17
Experience our annual Wine Festival from 2:00 to 5:00pm at our oceanfront location along the Bay at “South Beach” near Crescent and Clarissa Ave. Put your toes in the sand and wine in your hand! Hosting over 70 prestigious wineries, incredible silent auction items, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, & live music! PROCEEDS are ALL FOR CHARITY to support mentoring and scholarship programs…
- October 15
Join us for the second annual custom home tour benefiting the Catalina Island Foundation. Step into Avalon’s most iconic properties: learn about their history and distinctive architectural styles, enjoy beautiful island home designs and stunning views of Catalina!
- October 27 - 29, 2016
The Catalina Island Museum is participating in the BIG DRAW LA. This is the first time Avalon has joined this countywide event that is hosted by organizations of all sizes to encourage the community to come together and draw. Avalon’s Big Draw LA will take place in the Catalina Island Museum’s Hinchliffe Family Atrium.
- October 29, 2016 - March 05, 2017
Published for only a short period of time (1895-1900), no expense was spared in putting the limited edition Art Nouveau publication together. PAN attracted the most important painters and graphic artists of its era to decorate its pages…
- October 29
Join the wacky and outrageous fun at El Galleon’s annual Halloween Karaoke Costume Party on Saturday night October 29, 2016.
- November 04
You are invited to First Fridays at the Museum on November 4th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a Harvest Hoedown! Once a month the museum offers evening hours for residents and visitors to enjoy its galleries, digital theater, outdoor plazas and Museum Store.
- November 12, 2016 - March 05, 2017
This modest in size, but bold in design exhibition features original French posters from the period of 1915-1930 created to entice travelers to new destinations…
- November 18
Catalina Island Conservancy’s Conservation & Education Symposium
- November 25
The traditional holiday shopping season kicks off later this month, and millions of Americans across the country are expected to flock to malls and shopping centers looking to capitalize on “Black Friday” deals. The Catalina Island Conservancy announced that it will once again be joining outdoor retail giant REI in encouraging the public to forgo their shopping plans and instead “Opt Outside” and enjoy the great outdoors…
- December 04 - 31, 2016
Underwater Pavilions is artist Doug Aitken’s large-scale installation opening to the public December 4, 2016, on Catalina Island off the coast of Southern California, 22 miles from Los Angeles. Produced by Parley for the Oceans and presented
- December 04, 2016 - January 31, 2017
Underwater Pavilions is artist Doug Aitken’s large-scale installation opening to the public December 4, 2016, on Catalina Island off the coast of Southern California, 22 miles from Los Angeles. Produced by Parley for the Oceans
- December 10
We invite you to experience some of Avalon’s most memorable homes. Featuring unique architecture, spectacular views and stunning design, these distinctive homes provide the backdrop for a fund-raising event for the Catalina Island Medical Center Foundation, which supports the Catalina Island Medical Center.
- December 16
The Catalina Island Museum Holiday Symphony Concert is one of the most beloved and highly anticipated events of Avalon’s holiday season. The Stanford Symphony Orchestra returns to perform a dynamic variety of classical music in one of California’s most beautiful and historic venues…
- December 17
Join the Stanford Symphony Ensemble at Avalon Grille, performing a selection of classical sounds over dinner. This unforgettable dining experience has limited seating, and Avalon Grille’s full menu will be offered.
Reservations available at OpenTable.com or
- December 31, 2016 - January 01, 2017
44th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration, Casino Ballroom
- December 31
Annual New Year’s Eve Parties at El Galleon & Antonio’s
- January 01 - December 31, 2017
From the island’s discovery some 8,000 years ago to William Wrigley’s purchase of the Island and the rise of Avalon as Hollywood’s favorite vacation spot, Catalina Island has a history that is rich in events…
- January 06 - December 01, 2017
First Fridays encourages residents and visitors to explore the museum’s galleries and digital theater, enjoy refreshments and snacks in the outdoor plazas and shop in the Museum Store. Events may include…