Overlook Hall

209 East Whittley Ave., Avalon, CA 90704 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Overlook Hall

Originally built in 1929, Overlook Hall was designed in the manner of an Italian chapel and served for many years as the community’s Christian Science church. Eventually closed, the building underwent a complete restoration in 2010 and today is without a doubt the loveliest hillside venue in all of Avalon. The upstairs sanctuary includes almost 1,200 sq. ft. of open space with heavy beamed ceilings, original Douglas fir flooring, spacious windows, a raised stage with aft restroom, wall heaters, and a sweeping outside deck facing the Pacific. We prefer to keep our occupancy under 120 guests. Downstairs – formerly a Sunday school classroom – includes a private area for lounging or storage with a full-service kitchenette and extra-large bathroom. The property is fully landscaped and literally steps to Avalon’s nicest hotels, making it ideal for weddings, corporate meetings, reunions, commemorative events, art shows, and more. If you’re looking to make your special event truly special, Overlook Hall is the perfect place for you!

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14 Reviews for Overlook Hall

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Elisabeth · Married on 10/07/2018

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    Perfect location!

    Such a beautiful location! Everyone was extremely helpful. Definitely recommend!

    Sent on 10/27/2018

    Overlook Hall's reply:

    Thank you for your kind words Elisabeth!
    We loved hosting your shower! All the best to Sadie, Jordan and soon to be baby Girl!
    Much love, Sarah
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    Dora · Married on 07/14/2018

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    We had the most beautiful wedding imaginable at Overlook Hall, and it was truly a joy to work with Anna throughout the entire process of planning and carrying out this amazing day!

    I highly recommend having your wedding on Catalina Island at Overlook. It was the perfect location for our 55 guests and could definitely accommodate quite a few more comfortably while still feeling intimate. We loved being surrounded by our family members all weekend and getting to see them everywhere on the island when we walked around. There were so many fun activities that we could do before and after the wedding, too - ten of us went zip lining the day before, and several of our guests went snorkeling and parasailing over the weekend.

    Even better than the location was the incredible service and attention to detail given by Overlook Hall. Anna was extremely kind and considerate with all of her communication throughout the entire year between when we came to see the hall and had the wedding. She truly went above and beyond with every aspect of our special day, and we are so grateful to her for helping make our wedding dreams come true!

    Not only did Overlook help us with planning, let us use the hall the night before for the rehearsal dinner at a very low hourly rate, and help coordinate vendors throughout the wedding week, but Anna also took photos during the wedding and sent them to us afterward so we would be able to share memories right away rather than wait weeks for the professional photographer's photos. It was an absolutely unparalleled, incredible experience working with Overlook Hall! Thank you so much!!

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

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Overlook Hall FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 1,600.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,600.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 1,600.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,600.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Linens, Set Up, Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 120
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Cruise Ship, Historic Building, Religious
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Furniture, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Linens
  • What months are included in your peak season? March, June, July
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, November

3 Wedding Deals & Discounts

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    If you found us on WeddingWire we will give you a 20% discount on our services. Remember to show us your voucher when you come see us.
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    Reserve your date by March 31, 2019 and receive 20% on your new booking for being a Wedding Wire subscriber!

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    Weekday Special!

    Want to skip the crowds and save some coin? Then book your event on a weekday (Mon-Thurs) and save 25%! Overlook Hall, winner of WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice Award for 2018 and 2019, features a gorgeous setting, best-in-class service, and all-inclusive pricing. There is simply no lovelier place to meet, learn, celebrate, or get married on Catalina Island! Call us today at 310-427-2450 or inquire to info@overlookhall.com.

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Solace Weddings
    Solace Weddings Wedding Videographers

    A great company to work with. We highly recommend. Thank you Solace Weddings LLC

  • Nirav Solanki Photography
    Nirav Solanki Photography Wedding Photographers

    A lovely quaint location located on the island. Friendly staff and a pleasure to shoot here.

  • Hammers and Lace
    Hammers and Lace Wedding Planners

    Overlook Hall is a gorgeous hidden treasure on Catalina Island. The space is open and airy and beautiful for any type of celebration. Anna, the event manager, could not be more helpful and accommodating. She answered all the questions a coordinator/planner has and even got her hands dirty. I could not be more impressed with this beautiful space and amazing employees. I would highly recommend this space to everyone i know. If you think logistics of getting married in Catalina would be difficult, you will have no worries with Anna helping. She offers great ideas and will help any way she can. I hope I get to plan more weddings at The Overlook Hall.. it's hard to find a beautiful space with great quality.

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  • 209 East Whittley Ave. Avalon, 90704 See on map
    310-907-8420 (Phone number)

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