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Catalina Island Annual Events

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


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.



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


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 - The Avalon Ball The Art Deco Society of Los Angeles will host the 16th annual Avalon Ball in the Catalina Casino Ballroom.


14th Annual Taste Around of Avalon
6th Annual Avalon Restaurant Week
Catalina: The Wild Side Dinner, Art Show & Sales


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


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.


59th 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
Catalina Island Conservancy Half Marathon


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.


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


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