There has never been gambling at Catalina Casino. Built under the direction of William Wrigley, Jr., the iconic building was designed by Sumner A. … The Casino hosts most of Catalina’s major indoor events, including the annual New Year’s Eve Celebration, Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival, and Catalina Film Festival.
What is Catalina Island known for?
TWENTY-SOME MILES off the coast of Southern California lies an island famous for glass-bottom boats, epic scuba and snorkeling spots like Lovers Cove, and panoramic views of the Pacific. Santa Catalina Island is its official name, though any local will call it Catalina.
Is the Catalina Express running today?
Catalina Express continues to operate round-trip service to Catalina Island from our Long Beach , Dana Point and San Pedro terminal daily. For current schedule availability and a preview of additional departures, please visit our reservation system by selecting your date of travel and clicking “Book Now”.
Are there sharks in Catalina Island?
Shark attacks are extremely rare in California but Dr. Chris Lowe, a shark expert from California State University Long Beach, told KABC-TV that great white sharks have been spotted in the Catalina area.