Festivals and Events on Catalina Island

Visitors and residents of Catalina Island will find a wide range of annual activities catering to nearly every taste. Below is a list of the most popular annual festivals and events on Catalina Island.

January

40th Annual Avalon Benefit 50 Mile Run
Date: January 12, 2019
Location: Crescent and the Pier, Avalon, CA
Website: http://spectrumsportsevents.com

February

38th Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup
Date: February 23, 2019
Location: Avalon Harbor, Avalon, CA
Website: https://dornsife.usc.edu

March

Catalina Island Marathon
Date: March 9, 2019
Location: Avalon, CA
Website: http://spectrumsportsevents.com

Spring Fest
Date: 2019 TBA (March 29, 2018)
Location: Crescent Ave, Avalon, CA

10th Annual Catalina Art Fair and Exhibition (CAFE)
Date: 2019 TBA (March 30, 31, April 1, 2018)
Location: Crescent Avenue, Avalon, CA
Website: http://catalinaartassociation.org

Community Easter Egg Hunt
Date: April 20, 2019
Location: Descanso Beach Club, Avalon, CA

April

24rd Annual Conservancy Ball
Date: April 6, 2019
Location: Casino Ballroom, Avalon, CA
Website: https://catalinaconservancy.org

May

26th Annual Catalina Island Rugby Festival
Date: 2019 TBA (May 5, 2018)
Location: Joe Machado Field, Avalon, CA
Website: http://catalinarugby.org

17th Annual Avalon Ball
Date: May 18, 2019
Location: Casino Ballroom, Avalon, CA
Website: http://adsla.org

32nd Annual Silent Film Benefit
Date: TBA 2019
Location: Avalon Theatre, Avalon, CA
Website: http://catalinamuseum.org

15th Annual Taste Around of Avalon
Date: TBA 2019 (May 31, 2018)
Location: Avalon, CA

June

7th Annual Avalon Restaurant Week
Date: TBA 2019 (June 1-7, 2018)
Location: Avalon, CA

July

Annual 4th of July Parade
Date: July 4, 2019
Location: Crescent Avenue, Avalon, CA

Annual 4th of July Dinner & Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2019
Location: Casino Ballroom, Avalon, CA

August

20th Annual Children’s Challenge
Date: TBA
Location: Two Harbors, CA

September

60th Annual Catalina Festival of Art
Date: September 14-16, 2018
Location: Crescent Avenue, Avalon, CA
Website: http://catalinaartassociation.org

Catalina Film Festival
Date: September 26-30, 2018
Location: Avalon, CA
Website: http://catalinafilm.org

32nd Annual Buffalo Chip Toss
Date: September 1, 2019
Location: Two Harbors, CA

16th Annual Microbrew Fest
Date: September 1, 2019
Location: Two Harbors, CA

October

29th Annual Buccaneer’s Weekend
Date: October 4-7, 2018
Location: Two Harbors, CA

31st Annual Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival
Date: October 11-14, 18-21 2018
Location: Casino Ballroom, Avalon, CA
Website: http://jazztrax.com

Annual Children’s Halloween Parade
Date: October 31, 2018
Location: Crescent Avenue, Avalon, CA

November

Catalina Island Triathlon & Duathlon
Date: November 3, 2018
Location: Avalon, CA
Website: http://renegaderaceseries.com

Catalina Trail Venture
Date: November 17, 2018
Location: Avalon, CA
Website: http://spectrumsportsevents.com

December

46th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration
Date: December 31, 2018
Location: Casino Ballroom, Avalon, CA