Event Venues

Catalina Island Offers a Unique Variety of Beautiful Event Venues

From an historic ballroom to rooftop decks, beachfront meeting rooms, hillside conference centers, Catalina Island event venues are as diverse as this fascinating island. Outdoor venues can accommodate several thousand while elegant boardrooms are ideal for executive sessions. Meeting and event planners love the exotic ambiance, on-island services and car-free transportation options. 

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Event Venues

Avalon Theatre Event Venue

Located on the lower level of the Catalina Casino, the Avalon Theatre can seat 1,184 people. The theatre is 138 feet across and 43 feet high. Art Deco murals by John Gabriel Beckman adorn the walls and create a glamorous ambiance. This theatre is well insulated so full concerts and events from the Ballroom cannot be heard, yet the acoustics are so good that a speaker on the stage can speak in a normal voice without microphone and be heard clearly. This site is ideal for large…

Bluewater Avalon

A contemporary Catalina take on the classic New England seafood house, specialties include Bluewater's signature cioppinno, fish and chips and homemade chowders, plus sanddabs, swordfish, lobster and other locally caught fish. Bluewater Avalon also offers a full bar menu including specialty cocktails and signature liter jugs. Other restaurant highlights include a kid's and small plates menu, retail fish market and off-season weekday happy hours. 2024 Taste Around Avalon…

Casino Ballroom

Located in Avalon's Historic Landmark. The ballroom is available for weddings, private parties, corporate events, meetings and seminars. On-site catering for up to 1200 guests. The massive, twelve-story building includes the ballroom as well as a luxurious movie theatre. Without a doubt, the Casino will provide a getaway to remember. 877.778.9399.

Catalina Country Club

One of Avalon's premier event venues. This historic building is the perfect setting for corporate meetings, private parties, weddings and receptions. Private dining areas, breakout rooms and exquisite catering are available. Great for groups up to 100 people.

Catalina Museum for Art & History

The Catalina Museum for Art & History offers the best in art and history exhibitions, music and dance performances, lectures by guest speakers from all over the world, and the finest in silent, documentary and international film. The new Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building is located in the heart of Avalon at 217 Metropole Avenue. For more information, the museum may be reached by phone at 310-510-2414 or online: CatalinaMuseum.org. The Museum Store has the best selection…

Catherine's Terrace

Catherine's Terrace offers a gracious and appealing presence with its oceanfront location. As you step into the building, light reflects all around you as you look into the main room or ahead to the living room, set around a stunning fireplace. The entire front of the room is glass, which leads onto a spacious canopied balcony offering beautiful views of the bay. The large outside area is perfect for a cocktail bar and reception. Catherine's Terrace is a premier venue…

El Galleon Restaurant, Inc.

Centered on front street on the beach, El Galleon Restaurant offers a unique location to hold a private event. Our upstairs mezzanine seats up to 45, and is a semi-private banquet room overlooking the main restaurant. In the wintertime, you can book the entire restaurant for lunch or dinner and hold your own karaoke party! Our professional staff will see to every detail of your event ensuring you a quality experience. El Galleon is the place for steaks, fresh fish and prime…

Descanso Beach Club

Beach side setting in secluded cove. For groups up to 1,200. Private grassy area with stage overlooking the ocean. Perfect for informal weddings, receptions, corporate groups and team building. Catering available and group BBQ Under the Stars, Fri-Sun nights in the summer months.