How To Do The Catalina Wine Mixer Like a Pro

Inspired by the hilarious “Catalina Wine Mixer” scene from Will Ferrell’s comedy classic Step Brothers, this annual extravaganza at beautiful Descanso Beach Club takes on a life of its own, as thousands descend on SoCal’s favorite island entertainment destination for one last summer beach party on September 21 – 23, 2018.

The jam-packed weekend will include live music, DJs, dancing, great food, wine, cocktails and a special screening of Step Brothers at the historic Avalon Theatre. There’s even a Step Brothers theme party and costume contest.

How to do The Catalina Wine Mixer Like a Pro:

  1. Purchase tickets here.
  2. Book your cruise aboard Catalina Express or Catalina Flyer. (Or jump on a 20-minute flight via IEX Helicopters).
  3. Book a Cabana or Chaise Lounge at Descanso Beach Club by calling 310-510-7430.
  4. Pack your swimsuit, sunblock, beach towel, and a hoodie (temperatures drop in the evening)
  5. Plan your outfit while keeping in mind that it’s a sunny beach setting with warm sand and soft grass, so cool casual clothing and flat comfortable shoes are recommended.
  6. Visit Catalina Island’s website for the full lineup of activities and plan your perfect Catalina Wine Mixer weekend.
  7. On the evening before, get plenty of rest and pack a small snack for the boat ride over (we suggest a granola bar, or banana with nut butter)
  8. On the day of be sure to arrive to your boat (or helicopter) with extra time for parking and check-in.
  9. Jump aboard your transportation, take in the sights on the way to Catalina Island.
  10. Enjoy the Mother-F*ckin’ Catalina Wine Mixer!

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