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Catalina Island Weddings

Catalina Island Weddings

Santa Catalina Island is just 20 miles from Los Angeles, but a world away from the hustle and bustle of Southern California. Romance is in bloom on Catalina Island, a breathtaking island setting where beautiful memories are made. Our team of wedding planners ensure that every detail of your special day is perfect and memorable.

In Avalon, we offer iconic wedding venues like the Catalina Casino, the Catalina Country Club, Catherine's Terrace at Descanso Beach, and the Descanso Beach Club. In Two Harbors, the Banning House Lodge offers an intimate and romantic setting for your big day. We can also cater your reception at any number of off-site locations including campgrounds, beaches, parks and remote oceanside coves. Let us put together the wedding of your dreams on the beautiful Catalina Island. We can assist you in coordinating a pre or post wedding Spa day for brides or grooms at Island Spa Catalina, Catalina's newest and only full-service day spa.

As the “Island of Romance”, we can also assist in organizing your anniversary celebration, engagement or any other special occasion. Fill out our Wedding RFP form or call our sales team to reserve your special place today, (877) 778-9399.

Catalina Island, one of the top ten most romantic islands in the world by Travel and Leisure Magazine.             

Ideas for your Wedding Weekend on Catalina Island

Warm Island Welcome  - After checking into the Pavilion Hotel, mix and mingle with your guests while enjoying the complimentary wine and cheese reception in the ocean front courtyard or around the fire pit.  
Rehearsal Dinner - Avalon Grille’s private patio is a perfect intimate setting to host your close family and friends before your special day- customized pre-fixed menus (up to 40 guests).
Welcome Reception -  Catalina Country Club (40-120 guests) –Kick your wedding weekend off with a private party in a gorgeous Mediterranean style outdoor courtyard while your guests make memories enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
Pre-Wedding Zen - Bring your Bridal Party to the Island Spa for a day of relaxation, or start your wedding morning off stress free with a personalized yoga class and private instructor for an ocean view yoga session.
Wedding Day Makeover - Picture perfect, hair makeup, and nails is a must. Enjoy all your wedding day bridal party services in one of our bi-level luxurious Private Suites at the Island Spa. Private tahoe ride to the venue so no one gets a peek.
A Perfect Par-Tee - Take the guys to the links before the big day, enjoy our 9 hole golf course in the final bachelor hours.
The Big Day - Wow your guests as they celebrate your marriage with you at Descanso Beach Club.  Ocean front lawn leremony followed by a beautiful reception in Catherine’s Terrace overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Wedding Rehab - Kick back and relax and say your goodbyes in our Descanso Beach Club Presidential Cabanas, serving up spicy Bloody Mary's and refreshing Mimosas for your post wedding festivities.


Catalina Country Club Weddings

Poised on a hill overlooking picturesque Avalon and the bay beyond, the landmark Catalina Country Club is a striking example of Early California Revival architecture with distressed cream-colored walls, balconies, arched floor to ceiling French windows and doors, and a lovely, hand-tiled mediterranean rooftop.

Catalina Casino Weddings

Few words can describe the ambiance of the Catalina Casino: it epitomizes all the glamour and romance of Catalina Island. This one-of-a-kind venue is stunning inside and outside. The immense Deco-themed ballroom is large enough to contain both your wedding ceremony and reception.

Descanso Beach Club Weddings

Down a palm tree-lined path just beyond the scenic Catalina Casino lies the Descanso Beach Club, Avalon’s only privately owned beachfront property available for public use. A beautifully terraced oceanfront lawn, leads directly to the beach, with crystal clear waters stretching as far as the eye can see.