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Catalina Island Casino Ballroom

1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 877-778-8322
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New Year's Eve

One of the Best New Year's ever. The service, food, orchestra, etc was everything to make an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Riverview, Michigan
Great place to dance

During the day, the only way to see this stunning ballroom is to take a tour of the casino, which... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
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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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“jazz festival” (14 reviews)
“art deco” (18 reviews)
1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 877-778-8322
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the Best New Year's ever. The service, food, orchestra, etc was everything to make an evening perfect.

Thank healthymillionaire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During the day, the only way to see this stunning ballroom is to take a tour of the casino, which is definitely worth it. However, they also hold periodic events, dances, festivals, etc. The art deco decor is lovely, and the wood floor is beautiful...More

Thank KayMacTravel7
Reviewed 12 January 2018

What an amazing tour! When we first arrived to the 'Casino', we did a quick walk around. From the outside, it's a huge building, but you can't even begin to imagine the beauty until you're walking inside. Our tour guide was Frankie from Avalon and...More

Thank davinadawson
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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 9 November 2017

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 8 November 2017

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 8 November 2017

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 17 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
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