Catalina Happy Hour Tour

Duration: 2 Hours

Location: Downtown Avalon



21 +

All guests must have a valid government-issued photo ID. Tickets must be purchased 1 hour prior to tour time. Tickets are fully exchangeable & refundable up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. For assistance within 24 hours please contact us.

Celebrate in Avalon with our cocktail concierges. Sample specialty shots & cocktails, play games & taste award-winning appetizers.

  • Catalina Island's best watering holes are your playground with our spirited local guide.
  • Start your night out with tasty appetizers, interactive games, boisterous encounters & a bit of a buzz.
  • Sample 5+ specialty cocktails & creative shots at award-winning bars & restaurants.
  • Get the local lowdown with our exclusive guidebook - includes maps, recipes & guest coupons!

Tour takes place rain or shine

21 + - all fitness levels

Minimum per tour is 4 guests and the maximum is 16 per tour. Private tours are available as well.

This tour is fully accessible.

A Party on the Move

Make the most of your time on Catalina Island with our experienced guides as they introduce you to our town’s best bars and restaurants. Sample six specialty cocktails and shots on the Catalina Happy Hour Tour! Your tour includes some light appetizers which is a good base for the booze.

You will likely be buzzed by the time we wrap up, but don’t worry – you will be in good shape to get ready for dinner or you might just stretch that day drinking into the evening. Gain a new appreciation for the food and beverage scene on Catalina Island. On our Catalina Happy Hour Tour, you’ll feel like you’re drinking with friends in your hometown bar.

Get Your Night Started Out Right

With the expertise of our cocktail concierges, we’ll give you all the info you need to make your night out unforgettable (bar suggestions, best late night snack stops, bathroom locations to avoid, bartenders that know how to mix a drink in just the right way and many other fun tips and hints).  Ready to turn it up?  We are!

Locations, appetizers & drink specialties subject to change

Coyote Joe's

Serving delicious authentic Mexican food and creative beverages for over 35 years (established 1982)

Luau Larry's

Where the Bar meets the Bay (established 1988)

Bluewater Avalon

Avalon's premiere waterfront bar featuring craft beers and cocktails (established 2013)

Maggie's Blue Rose

Offering an extensive Margarita Bar & unique South of the Border cuisine (established 2014)

The Marlin Club

Where the young surrender and the old grow tender (established 1946)

Meet at Coyote Joe's on Catalina Avenue. Your guide will have space held for you inside or on the patio.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Do I need a reservation for the Catalina Happy Hour Tour?

Yes. The Catalina Happy Hour Tour has a limited amount of spaces available for each departure time.

If a tour is sold out, can I be added to a waitlist?

We do not provide a waiting list. If a date and time is sold out, there is always a good chance that we will add an additional tour on that day. Please email us to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability.

We want the tour guide to ourselves! AKA: Do you do private tours for us fanatical foodies?

Why yes! To set one up or learn more, please visit our Private Tours page and submit a Private Group Tour Request Form.  We will respond withing 24-48 hours.  We love getting a group of like-minded, ready to roll and up-for-anything people together for their own tour!

I want to take the Catalina Happy Hour Tour, but have allergies.

If you and/or anyone in your party has an allergy or aversion, please let us know ahead of time by selecting the appropriate checkboxes in the booking flow when you make your purchase.

Catalina Happy Hour Tour: We do our best to work with our vendors to accommodate everyone on this tour.  The tour is already meat, seafood & gluten free!  We can provide alternatives for guests with the following allergies & aversions:

  • No Alcohol
  • Corn Allergy
  • Dairy Allergy
  • Aversion to Spice (hot sauce)

We are able to accommodate guests who would like a non-alcoholic tour as well (virgin drinks or substitutions). The cost is the same for a regular or non-alcoholic tour as guests will still experience the full tour, tasty appetizers & the same number of beverages. Please include a message with your purchase for any concerns or questions we might be able to help you with.

For those of you with food aversions (not medical food requirements) – we will, of course, work with you, however, all of our locations are serving their specialty dishes, so if you are able to check your diet at the door for a few hours that would be great!

How far is the Catalina Happy Hour Tour starting locations from certain areas?

  • Cabrillo Mole (Boat Landing) Area: 7-10 minutes
  • Basketball/Volleyball/Old Ben Park Area: 3-5 minutes
  • Green Pleasure Pier/Island Tour Plaza: 1-2 minutes
  • Casino Building: 7-10 minutes
  • Descanso Beach: 15-20 minutes

Still have questions?   Visit our FAQ page to submit your own

We chose to join the Happy Hour tour when we first arrived at the island to kick off our weekend with drinks! We didn't realize that we would receive much more; fun, games, history and a great tour guide! We learned about the history of the island and laughed over bingo and toasts!

laynarichardson7 - TripAdvisor

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