4th of July Celebration
USC Marching Band Performance / 5-6 pm
Home & Business Decorating Contest
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
Enjoy live music by our very own local bands!
Golf Cart Parade / 1 pm
Come dress yourself, dress your cart, or play the part!! Decorate your float for the theme, or the good ol' red, white & blue.
Parade line up meets along Casino Way at 12 pm sharp.
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.
BBQ Dinner & USC Marching Band Performance / 6-9 pm
Fireworks Show over Avalon Bay / 9pm (approx.)
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.
Two Harbors Events
Kick off Independence Day with our 36th Annual Children’s Festival. Have your kids join us at Buffalo Park for crafts & activities from 10am to 12pm.
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.
Come watch our spectacular firework show over Isthmus Cove. Fireworks begin at dark (approx 9pm).
Catch the Cyclone from 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.