Event Schedule


2018 Event Schedule

*Refer to the glossary at the bottom of the page for all words in italics for definitions of our use of sixties lingo!.

Thursday, May 31

Welcome Early Arrivals! Let’s get this party started!

12:30pm to 3:30pm: Hospitality Room is Open
Come on in and meet your hosts! Get acquainted with new friends, connect with old friends, pick up event tickets and/or VIP passes, sign up for new events, check out our merchandise, meet our sponsors and vendors, or just relax and socialize!
Location: Host Hotel ~ Catalina Island Holiday Inn Resort (Canyon Banquet Room)

3:30pm-6:30pm: Cool Cat(alina) Scavenger Hunt
A modern twist to a favorite 60’s game! Teams of four women (you can choose your team or we’ll assign teams) will head out to discover some of the hidden gems on the island in an effort to beat the other teams and win the grand prize! Your Cool Cat Scavenger Hunt Adventure will begin in the center of Avalon in an island touring golf cart for use in a mobile adventure. Your route will take you through the foothills and past great harbor lookouts as you locate and complete your challenges. Then, after one hour, drop off your cart and continue your Hunt among the island’s famous landmarks and lesser known treasures on foot Each member on the winning team will win a goodie bag full of gifts including a gift certificate for e FREE pair of Skechers!. All participants must meet from 3:30pm to 4pm upstairs at Mi Casita for the orientation and team assignments. There will not be food and drinks available prior to the Scavenger Hunt. Food will be served at the event immediately following the Hunt!

Play the Game, See the Sights, Meet NEW Friends and Explore Catalina Island in a whole new way! A perfect way to launch your experience on the Island of Love!

Meeting Location:  Mi Casitas Restaurant, 111 Claressa Ave. (upstairs)
Price: $26 (Includes Scavenger Hunt Game, golf cart rental and an opportunity to win fabulous prizes)
Price: $45 Includes Cool Cat Scavenger Hunt and & Hang Loose Launch Party ($3 savings on both events when ordered together)

6:30pm-11pm: Hang Loose Launch Party!
Walk right in. Sit right down. Baby, let your hair hang down! This event will provide an opportunity to get an early start on the weekend fun! Socialize with old friends and meet your new friends who you will be spending the weekend with on the Island of Love! And it’s Taco Thursday so come hungry. Drink specials offered all night, so come thirsty!

We’ll also be announcing the team who won the Cool Cat(alina) Scavenger Hunt and awarding them with valuable prizes!

Party Location:  Mi Casitas Restaurant, 111 Claressa Ave. (upstairs)
Price: $22 (Includes a fabulous taco bar with all the fixings, drinks specials, and music.)
Price: $45 Includes Cool Cat Scavenger Hunt and Hang Loose Launch Party ($3 savings on both events when ordered together)

Friday, June 1

Welcome to the Island of Love! Just in time for Freak Out Friday and time to play! Get ready to make new friends during the day and then find them on the dance floor at night!

9am to 12:30pm: Hospitality Room is Open
3pm to 7pm: Hospitality Room is Open

Come in and say “hello” to know your hosts! We can’t wait to personally welcome you!  Get acquainted with new friends, pick up event tickets and/or VIP passes, sign up for new events, check out our merchandise, meet our sponsors and vendors, or just relax and socialize!
Location: Host Hotel ~ Catalina Island Holiday Inn Resort (Canyon Banquet Room)

12:30pm to 2:30pm: LADIES WHO LUNCH ~ Welcome Luncheon
The Welcome Luncheon will be an excellent opportunity to make new friends while enjoying a lunch in our own private restaurant! That’s right, we’re taking over the entire restaurant!  Your hosts will be on hand to go over the weekend highlights! A groovy way to kick-start the weekend scene!
Location: El Galleon, 411 Crescent Ave
Price: $35 (included with VIP Pass)
Please Note: If you arrive on the island on or after 12:30pm on Friday, your name will be at the door for all guests who have reserved in advanced or purchased a VIP Pass.

2:45pm to 3:45pm: Guided Historic City Walking Tour (Maximum 20 guests, early bookings are recommended)
If you’ve never been inside the iconic Casino, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to journey back to old Hollywood, big bands and extraordinary architecture and artistic design! Learn interesting facts about the early history about Avalon on the way!
The Catalina Casino, has been the focal point of Santa Catalina Island entertainment and culture since it opened over eighty years ago on May 29, 1929. For nearly three generations, the Catalina Casino has been the venue of choice for great entertainers, live theater productions, and first-run motion pictures. Dominating the Avalon landscape from its regal perch along the harbor, the Casino exemplifies the style and romance of Catalina Island. Restored to its original condition, the Art Deco, circular icon is a stunning reminder of Catalina’s glorious past.
If you cannot attend today, there will be another Guided City Walking Tour tomorrow!
Meeting Location: Tour Plaza, 128 Sumner Ave.
Price: $15*

4pm to 5pm: Avalon Scenic Bus Tour (Maximum 18 guests, early bookings are recommended)
If you don’t do any other excursions, this one is an absolute must! This seven-and-a-half mile journey provides a comprehensive history of Santa Catalina Island’s only city, Avalon. And in the comfort of the Catalina’s brand new electric luxury bus!
An opportunity to relax and enjoy an amazing private tour with your new friends! You’ll see and learn so much about Catalina Island that would otherwise be difficult to access! The guides are not only extremely knowledgeable, they are quite entertaining as well! Laugh, learn, socialize, while taking in all the beauty this island has to offer!  And the icing on the cake — you’ll be sharing this unique journey with a bus full of women!  A perfect ending to the day before getting ready for an amazing night! Don’t forget your camera! If you cannot attend today, there will be Avalon Scenic Bus Tour tomorrow!
Meeting Location: Tour Plaza, 128 Sumner Ave.
Price: $22*

5:30pm to 7pm:  Copasetic Cook-OUT!
Looking for an easy, causal dinner option? Our chef will be firing up the grill and serving up hamburgers, veggie burgers and turkey hot dogs along with the perfect side dishes! Sure to be a gas!
Location: Host Hotel ~ Catalina Island Holiday Inn Resort (Courtyard)
Price: $26

7:30pm to Midnight: Go Go Dance Party
7:30pm to 8pm:
 Live performance by Corday
8pm to Midnight: Dance the night away with DJ Corday, spinning tunes and taking requests all night long! 1960’s Theme — bring it, Ladies! I know you’ll all look fab in your bitchin threads! And with you there, I know this party will be out of sight!
Attire: 1960’s Theme – Flower Child, Go Go Dancer, Mad Men, Hippie, British invasion
Please dress accordingly and be prepared to win fabulous prizes for best dressed!
Singles and couples easily identified!
Location: Host Hotel ~ Catalina Island Holiday Inn Resort (Catalina Banquet Room)
Price: $25 (included with VIP Pass)

*Please note a mandatory 10% sales tax has been added where applicable.