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Catalina Island Casino Ballroom

1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 877-778-8322
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Awesome Anniversary Trip

The Catalina Jazz Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2017. We decided to make it a part... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Movie Time!

We went to the Casino to watch the monthly movie at the time. Love the organ playing and decor... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Few words can describe the ambiance of the Catalina Casino: it epitomizes everything glamorous and romantic about Catalina Island. The one-of-a-kind venue is simply stunning inside, outside, and all around. If the meticulously decorated walls could talk, they’d tell countless stories of romance and celebration gathered from decades of memorable events. The immense, Deco-themed ballroom is large enough to contain weddings, large meetings or lectures or musical events. The Casino has retained its signature lavish style: a stunning medley of rose-hued walls, an arching, 50-foot ceiling with five Tiffany chandeliers, an elevated stage, raised seating areas surrounding the wooden dance floor, and a vintage full-service bar anchoring the back. A sweeping veranda surrounds the ballroom with stunning 360-degree views of Avalon Bay.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 877-778-8322
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Catalina Jazz Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2017. We decided to make it a part of our 20th wedding anniversary weekend. We spent a lovely Saturday afternoon at the concert and were not disappointed. The featured artist was Gerald Albright. The music was...More

Thank ingoandraeshels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Casino to watch the monthly movie at the time. Love the organ playing and decor inside - taking you back in time! A must do on the island.

Thank NatHunt1572
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

walking in you feel the music of the 40's. The big bands played here and made Catl;aina famous... .now days it is a tourist venue... and day trips are well worth it. .

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Casino ballroom to watch Jazz Trax this year. Awesome interior with fab lights and audio was excellent.

Thank cherry t
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We have been to the Casino Ballroom several times. It is a special place - oozing with history. The doors that open into the balcony give it a really open feeling. The views of 270 degrees of the ocean, the Avalon bay and Descanso beach...More

Thank Jessie S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Catalina Island Casino Ballroom is an enjoyable stop and easy walk from downtown. It is interesting to learn the history of the building, the casino and the ballroom and to imagine the activities in its glory years.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is my third trip to Catalina, and finally took the Casino "Behind the Scenes" Tour. It was excellent, especially the views from the top and the amazing ballroom!

Thank gotf8th
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had not been here in 20-years and remembered this building is a "must see". The overall beauty, size & capacity of both the ballroom and theater is amazing. We were sorry to find the theater is in need of roof repairs - the locals...More

1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Took the family to this facility only to find that it was closed and it looked abandoned, this facility is not a casino it is a theater

Thank coyotejunction
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The beauty of this building is phenominal and The memories of the days when radio shows and the ball room was filled will the lovely dressed ladies and appointed gentleman dancing the night away!

Thank Pattie D
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