E.g., 02/23/2017

Catalina Island Annual Events

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Avalon

January 

Avalon Benefit 50 Mile Run - This annual run crosses Catalina Island from Avalon to Two Harbors and back.
 

February

Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup - This is the only time of the year that SCUBA diving is allowed in Avalon Bay. 
An Evening with Oscar - A benefit for the Catalina Island Medical Center.
 

March

April

Annual Catalina Island Conservancy Ball - This black tie event includes dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions.
Community Easter Egg Hunt
Catalina Art Fair and Exhibition (CAFE) - 3 day art fair featuring local and mainland artists, crafts and entertainment. Easter weekend. 
 

May

Catalina Island Rugby Festival
The Avalon Ball - Glimpse the glamour of a bygone era. Dean Mora and the Avalon Ball Orchestra play hits from the 1920s and 30s.
Annual Silent Film Benefit
 

June

13th Annual Taste Around of Avalon
5th Annual Avalon Restaurant Week
Catalina: The Wild Side Dinner, Art Show & Sales
 

July

Annual 4th of July Dinner at the Casino Ballroom & Fireworks- USC Marching Band performance, BBQ Buffet dinner in the Casino Ballroom and fireworks from the Casino balcony.
4th of July Parade - Music and golf cart parade on Crescent Ave
 

August

Ongoing Summer Events:
Descanso Beach Club Beach Party - Saturdays & Sunday from 2-5 pm.
Summer Concert Series - Sponsored by the Catalina Island Chamber, free family friendly concerts on Wrigley Stage on Front Street.
Summer Beach Bingo - Tuesday & Thursday from 6 to 7 pm by the South Beach Lifeguard stand. 
Kids Fishing Derby - Wednesdays at 7 am at the Green Pier.
Summer Art Series - Mondays & Tuesdays, 11 am to 3 pm, July 7 through August 26 at the Shops at the Atwater.
 

September

57th Annual Catalina Channel Crossing - U.S. Outrigger Championships
Catalina Wine Mixer
- Second annual event, happening at Descanso Beach Club. Live bands, food booths, wine tasting.
Catalina Film Festival - Over 100 films screened at multiple venues with awards in up to 10 categories.
Annual Catalina Festival of Art - Artists from all over exhibit their fine art, sculpture, crafts and photography
 

October

The Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival - The annual event takes place over three weekend and features over 30 jazz stars performing at Descanso Beach Club and the Casino Ballroom.
Fall Fest - Community event featuring food, music and games on Front Street.
Catalina Film Festival
Annual Halloween Parade - Grab your costume and join the parade down Crescent Avenue.
 

November

Annual Catalina Island Triathlon & Duathlon - Swim, bike and run around Catalina Island.
Catalina Trail Venture Weekend
 

December 

Annual "Shop Avalon" Night
New Year’s Eve Celebration -
 Casino Ballroom
 

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