AVALON—In many cultures around the world, how New Years Eve is enjoyed is symbolic for how the coming year will bode. If that is true, spending a lavish night in formal dress at Avalon’s Casino Ballroom can only bring the best of luck in 2019, right?
The 26th Annual Catalina Island New Year’s Eve Gala Celebration will return to the Casino Ballroom on Dec. 31, 2018. Last year, the event sold out.
This year, music will be provided by The Replicas, a nine-piece ensemble. According to the website, members of The Replicas have worked with world-famous musicians like Adele, Beyonce, Elton John, LA Philharmonic and many more. They will be playing various cover tunes, from Foo Fighters to Frank Sinatra.
A popular event, the New Year’s Eve Gala gives guests the chance to imagine what it may have been like when the Casino opened in 1929. Black-tie optional, male guest are asked to wear a coat and tie while female guests should don a cocktail dress or formal gown.
Cost is $189 per person or $453 for a private table for two. An additional $75 will be charged per couple reservation. A gourmet buffet dinner, champagne, and party favors are included in the cost of the ticket.
Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the band will perform until 12:30 a.m. Guests will be admitted no more than 15 minutes before reservation time, but may enjoy beverages in the Marine Bar on the Mezzanine level until 9 p.m.
Hotel packages are available on the Catalina Chamber’s website for visitors.
For more information, visit the website at catalinachamber.com/nye, call 310-510-1520 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.