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Things to do in Catalina Island this Christmas and New Year’s Eve

What are your plans for this Christmas? If you have not yet decided on your Christmas plans yet, better plan a visit to Santa Catalina Islands, as it will be a rewarding experience for you. Below is how to make the most of your time in Catalina Island this time of the year.

The No-Snow Carol

Some of us often want to go with a snowless Christmas. It is good idea to get away from all the glittery gamut, and making merry on an island would be an entirely different experience. Californians do not need to look much far, as the oceans have a host in Santa Catalina Island that offers cultural pleasures, sporty activities, and a chance to communicate with Mother Nature.

Catalina Island boasts of all these three elements. The island is just a boat ride away from South California, and it would be a great option to celebrate a no-snow Christmas at Catalina Island.

The 44th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

Catalina Island offers an elegant black-tie dinner and dancing event for the tourists on the New Year’s Eve. Coat and tie are mandatory to attend the event, although a black tie is optional.


·        Buffet dinner, gourmet dessert, and coffee

·        Live music and dancing

·        Music program by “The Xceptional Music Company” New Year’s Eve Band

·        On site photo sessions

·        One Champagne split per person

·        Party favors, noise makers and hat

·        Balloon drop at midnight

The event is to be conducted in the world famous Casino Ballroom of the Catalina Casino on Saturday, December 31, 2016 from 07:00 pm to 01:00 am. The Catalina Casino has been the main point of entertainment of Catalina Island for decades, and the Casino has been the venue of choice for many great entertainers and live theater productions.

Even if you wanted to spend your holidays without much partying or glitz, and preferred a relaxing and soothing time instead, Catalina Island would be the perfect destination for your plans. Make your reservations now, as Hotel Metropole is offering great discounts and offers for winter.

Get in touch with the Hotel Metropole reservation desk to know more about the offers on lodging in Catalina Island. You can also enquire about the events and activities on Christmas and New Year’s Eve through our reservation desk.