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Celebrate July 4th on Catalina Island

Enjoy BBQ, Music, Dancing, and Fireworks at Descanso Beach Club

Get the party started this 4th of July at Descanso Beach Club, where you can have a drink in your hand and your feet in the sand! Enjoy a BBQ buffet, stunning ocean views, along with a performance by the USC Trojan Marching Band followed by a spectacular fireworks display over Avalon Bay. 


12:00-6:00 pm        DJ
6:00 – 8:00 pm        Beach BBQ Buffet at Descanso Beach Club
8:00 – 9:00 pm        USC Trojan Marching Band Performance on the Descanso Beach Club Lawn
9:00 – 9:30 pm        Fireworks Show over Avalon Bay

Adults:       $69  (+ 10% tax)
Kids 5-12:   $39  (+ 10% tax)
Preferred Lawn Chair Seating to see the USC Band perform:   $10  (+ 10% tax)

(Seating at Descanso Beach Club after 6 pm will be fore dinner buffet guests only. Guests without a dinner buffet wristband will be welcomed at Descanso Beach Club, but will not have seating. 24-hour cancellation policy.)


Arrive Early and Join the Day-Long Celebration

Avalon’s annual July 4th festivities begin at 1:00 pm with a Crescent Avenue parade of creatively-decorated golf carts, followed by a performance of the USC Trojan Marching Band and Song Girls.  At 3:30 pm, a procession of patriotic-themed dinghies, hosted by the Catalina Island Yacht Club, winds its way around Avalon Bay.

Other 4th of July Fun

View the Fireworks from the Harbor: Cruise out onto Avalon Bay aboard the Cyclone power boat for a unique perspective of Catalina’s annual 4th of July fireworks. You’ll be right in the middle of all the action, as you watch a spectacular barrage of colorful fireworks ignite the evening sky high above the glow of downtown Avalon and the iconic Casino. Learn More.

Two Harbors

Two Harbors Independence Celebration takes place July 2-3 with the Annual Children's Festival, Dinghy Parade and Fireworks Spectacular. Find out more.