Nuptials and Newlywed Bliss on Santa Catalina Island

By Sea

The primary route to Santa Catalina Island is via the Catalina Express, which operates approximately 30 daily departures from San Pedro, Dana Point, and Long Beach, adjacent to the Queen Mary. The voyage from San Pedro is just over an hour, while departures from Long Beach or Dana Point take around 90 minutes., a comfortable and scenic trip across the Pacific, where passengers might spot whales and dolphins along the way.


By Air

For a quicker and more exhilarating journey, Island Express Helicopter Service can whisk up to six passengers to Avalon in a mere 15 minutes, offering breathtaking aerial views of the island and the Southern California coastline. This mode of transport adds a touch of luxury and excitement to the wedding experience.

Iconic Wedding Venues

Catalina Casino Grand Ballroom

The Catalina Casino Grand Ballroom is the crown jewel of Santa Catalina Island’s wedding venues. Restored to its original grandeur, the ballroom is a testament to art deco design, with a 1,400-person capacity, an elevated stage, and a vintage bar. It’s available year-round for private events, complete with kitchen and catering facilities, tables, chairs, linens, and silverware. For inquiries, their sales team can be reached at 310-510-7497.