Thursday, April 28, 2016

Cinco De Mayo at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant - 2016

All day celebration Thursday, May 5 in the upstairs patio at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant. Enjoy food & drink specials all day and Mexican karaoke. Food & drink specials are available beginning Thursday, May 5th through Sunday, May 8th. at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, 111 Clarissa Ave

Friday, April 8, 2016

The 2016 Spring Festival

Food, Music & Games! Join the community on Front Street from 5pm to 9pm for an afternoon of fun for the whole family. City of Avalon Recreation Department. 

For more information please contact: 310-510-0220

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

21st Annual Conservancy Ball

Saturday, April 9, 2016 | 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Avalon Casino Ballroom, Catalina Island 

This year’s theme – IMAGINE CATALINA – highlights the Conservancy’s strategic vision to secure the ecological health of the Island while enhancing the ability for you and future generations to enjoy its beauty and tranquility.

At this year’s Conservancy Ball, we will launch the IMAGINE CATALINA capital campaign and honor the 13 years of service by Dr. Ann Muscat, president and CEO of the Conservancy, as she looks toward her retirement at the end of 2016. IMAGINE CATALINA builds on the successful work of the Conservancy’s past four decades and “imagines” how this vitally important organization can evolve and advance its expertise, experience and resources to serve not only this beautiful Island, but a greater good that goes beyond its shores.

For more information, visit this link.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Catalina Island Concert Series on Wrigley Plaza Stage: Emerald Isle featuring the Humble Hooligans - 19th March 2016

The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Xceptional Music Company are pleased to present this FREE, family friendly Concert Series, next to the Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. Concert is from 5pm to 10pm. A Beer & Wine Garden will be available beginning at 12 noon. Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau. 310-510-1520,

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

St. Patrick's Day Party at El Galleon

 Celebrate the luck of the Irish all at El Galleon’s annual St. Paddy’s party on Thursday from noon to midnight with Happy Hour drink specials, a hearty selection of Irish lunch and dinner specials and live Karaoke featuring your all-time favorite Irish songs. Happy hour, dinner and lunch specials are available from Thursday, March 17 through Sunday, March 20th. El Galleon Restaurant. 310-510-1188,

Monday, February 15, 2016

An Evening with Oscar

An Evening with Oscar - February 28th, 2016

Please join us at for An Evening with Oscar at the Casino Ballroom, an event to benefit the Catalina Island Medical Center. Guests have the opportunity to watch the live Oscar telecast, enjoy a buffet dinner, and bid on silent and live auctions items. 5pm – 11pm. Catalina Island Medical Center Foundation. 310-510-5160,

Saturday, February 6, 2016

35th Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup

USC’s Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber and Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies–Catalina Conservation Divers are proud to host Catalina Island’s 35th Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup, one of the largest annual dive events in Southern California. The event began in the 1970s in an effort to cleanup Avalon Harbor, and this event is the only time diving is permitted in the Harbor.
Southern California divers have made the Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup one of their premier social events of the year. Divers retrieve trash and lost items from Avalon Harbor, and revel in the warm friendly atmosphere of Catalina Island. Last year, approximately 500 participants recovered 2,940 pounds of trash. Proceeds from the event will benefit USC’s Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber and Wrigley Institute Scientific Diving Program.

Register online at, code: 35thCleanup
Non-Divers: $25
$50 January 1st – February 13th$60 Day-of Registration at Wrigley Stage
Each diver must bring the following completed forms to check-in.

2016 Dive Locations (Map Here)
  • Casino Landing
  • Step Beach
  • Green Pier
  • Lover’s Cove

Schedule of Events
7:00-9:00 AM Check-in for Pre-registered Divers (Dive Locations)
7:00-9:00 AM Day-of Registration (Wrigley Stage)
9:00 AM Dive Master/Diver Orientations (Dive Locations)
9:30-11:00 AM Divers in Water (Dive Locations)
11:00 AM All Divers Out of Water (MANDATORY)
1:00 PM Door Prize Drawing (Wrigley Stage)
1:00-3:00 PM Award Ceremony (Wrigley Stage)

T-Shirt Design Contest
(c) Emily Phelan, 2016
35th Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup design, 2016 winner Emily Phelan
Congratulations to Emily Phelan for the winner of this year's Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup t-shirt contest.

2016 Sponsors
Each year our sponsors are a key part of the Underwater Cleanup's success! As one of the largest dive events in Southern California, your company will get direct exposure to dive clubs and individual divers attending the Cleanup. See our 2016 Sponsors!
Have your company logo displayed on the WIES-CCD website. Send us your support response early and get your logo up on the webpage soon!
Primary Sponsor –total retail value of prizes or cash donation of $750+
Major Sponsor –total retail value of prizes or cash donation of $400-$749
Participant –total retail value of prizes or cash donation of $50-$399
PRIZES should be sent via UPS, FedEx, or DHL to:
Avalon Underwater Cleanup/CCD
c/o Bob and Tina Kennedy
Scuba Luv
126 Catalina Ave.
Avalon, CA 90704
For more information, email

2016 Volunteers
Sign up to volunteer for the 35th Annual Avalon Underwater Cleanup. Various roles from calling sponsors to event day help are sought! For more information, email

Email or contact the USC Hyperbaric Chamber at (310) 510-4020.