4th Of July Celebration

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Avalon Events

July 3
USC Marching Band Performance / 3-4 pm

Enjoy a live performance by the USC Trojan Marching Band on Wrigley Stage.

July 4
Home & Business Decorating Contest

Event tentative. Prizes for Best Theme, Overall Decoration and Most Patriotic. Judging begins at 10 am.
Home & Business Decorating Contest winners are awarded Catalina Island Gift Certificates:
1st place $100, 2nd place $50, 3rd place $25

Golf Cart Parade / 1 pm

Come dress yourself, dress your cart, or play the part!! Decorate your float for the 2024 theme, or the good ol' red, white & blue

Parade line up meets along Casino Way between 12-12.30 pm.

Dinghy Parade / 3:30 pm

Organized by the Catalina Island Yacht Club. Jump in your dinghy and motor through the Avalon Bay moorings or watch from the shoreline.

Live Music

On Wrigley Stage throughout the day and evening with our own local bands.

Avalon Fireworks Harbor Cruise / 8:30 pm

Enjoy Catalina's historic fireworks show from Avalon Bay. Board the Cyclone power boat and head out on the water for a unique perspective of Catalina’s historic 4th of July fireworks celebration. You’ll be right in the middle of the action, as the rocket's red glare and bombs bursting in air light up the nighttime skies over Avalon Bay.

Fireworks Show over Avalon Bay / 9pm (approx.)

Grab a chair or blanket and set up a spot on one of Avalon's main beaches or just watch from your boat, hotel, vacation rental or favorite downtown spot. 

USC Marching Band Performance

Enjoy a live performance downtown and on Wrigley Stage before and after the Fireworks Show.

Check back frequently as information is updated
Support the celebration, donate today. All (tax deductible) donations to the City of Avalon go towards supporting the fireworks show and the USC marching band's performance in the parade.


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Two Harbors Events

July 6
Children’s Festival

Kick off Independence Day with our 38th Annual Children’s Festival. Have your kids join us at Buffalo Park for crafts & activities from 10am to 12pm.

Dinghy Parade

Decorate your dinghy in a creative patriotic theme and follow us in a parade through the coves of the West End for our 18th Annual Dinghy Parade at 2pm. Prizes will be awarded to the most creative dinghies.

Fireworks Celebration

Come watch our spectacular firework show over Isthmus Cove. Fireworks begin at dark (approx 9pm). Come early, grab a bite and cool beverage at Harbor Reef Restaurant before the sky lights up over Isthmus Cove.

Catch the Two Harbors Fireworks

Staying in Avalon? Guests in Avalon can hop aboard the Cyclone power boat at the Green Pleasure Pier and be in Two Harbors in time for the annual fireworks spectacular.

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