Press Releases

View current press releases from Catalina Island.

What's New on Catalina - Summer 2022

Thursday, June 16, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Venice Henson, 62ABOVE 858-337-7538 (cell) veniceh@62above.com WHAT’S NEW ON CATALINA -...

The Avalon Theatre To Reopen June 16th

Thursday, June 09, 2022

Contact: Wesley Alfvin Executive Producer & Artistic Director The Avalon Theatre (424) 226-2537 info@TheAvalonTheatre.com The...

Catalina Pride 2022 Celebration Kicks Off on June 18

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Venice Henson, 62ABOVE veniceh@62above.com 858-337-7538 (cell) Catalina Pride 2022 Celebration Kicks Off...

Catalina Island Welcomes Disney Wonder to Avalon Port

Friday, April 01, 2022

Inaugural call on March 31 commemorated with a plaque exchange ceremony AVALON, CALIF. – Catalina Island welcomed Disney Wonder...

What’s New on Catalina Island – Spring 2022

Monday, March 21, 2022

AVALON, CALIF. – Catalina Island will welcome the warmer months with an array of new offerings and seasonal events this spring....

Famous Catalina Island Marathon will be the California Trail Marathon Championship

Friday, February 25, 2022

LOS ANGELES—February 15, 2022—Today Spectrum Sports Management announces that moving forward the Catalina Island Marathon...

IEX Helicopters Launches a Community Initiative Catalina Island Toy Drive

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Los Angeles, CA (December, 2021) – IEX Helicopters has teamed up with the City of Avalon & Avalon Sheriff Station to launch...

What’s New on Catalina Island – Winter 2021

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

AVALON, CALIF. (November 13, 2021) – Swaying palm trees, spectacular seascapes and an average high of 63 degrees in the winter...

What's Happening on Catalina Island - Summer/Fall

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Tourism Authority announces New Year’s Eve gala reservations now on sale, fall sporting events, upcoming concerts and more...

Love Catalina 2021 Annual Meeting

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Love Catalina, Catalina Island Tourism Authority Acknowledges Community and Business Leaders with Awards On July 22, 2021, the Catalina...

Catalina Island Museum Welcomes Visitors this Summer with an Array of Cultural Programming

Monday, July 12, 2021

AVALON, Calif. (July 6, 2021) – Catalina Island Museum is pleased to welcome visitors this summer with a variety of programs and...

What's New on Catalina - Summer 2021

Friday, June 04, 2021

WHAT’S NEW ON CATALINA - SUMMER 2021 Tourism Authority announces new food and beverage offerings, LGBTQ Pride Month march,...

What’s New on Catalina Island – Spring 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Venice Fahey, 62ABOVE 858-337-7538 (cell) venicef@62above.com What’s New on Catalina Island...

Catalina Island Museum Welcomes the Return of Charles Phoenix: Catalinaland

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Laura Lanzi, The ACE Agency (714) 343 - 5786, lauralanzi@theaceagency. com Catalina Island Museum...

Catalina Island Reopens to Leisure Travelers

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Venice Fahey, 62ABOVE 858-337-7538 (cell) venicef@62above.com Catalina Island Reopens to Leisure...

Sammy Hagar to Film Birthday Bash on Catalina Island

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAMMY HAGAR ANNOUNCES BIRTHDAY BASH 2020 BOAT-IN PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT WITH NUGS.TV ON OCTOBER 17 SAMMY HAGAR &...

What’s New on Catalina Island - Fall 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020

New restaurants, adventure tours, all-inclusive campsites and travel updates AVALON, CALIF. (SEPT. 10, 2020) – Love Catalina...

Catalina Island Museum Presents Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray

Friday, August 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Kathryn Riordan, The ACE Agency (651) 329–2316, Kathryn@theaceagency.com AVALON, CATALINA...

Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Welcomes Visitors Back with New Look & Name

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Venice Fahey, 62ABOVE 858-337-7538 (cell) venicef@62above.com Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce &...

City of Avalon Recognizes the Month of June as LGBTQ Pride Month

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

A Proclamation of the City Council of the City of Avalon Recognizing the Month of June as LGBTQ Pride Month WHEREAS, the City of Avalon...

Catalina Island Company opens Moorings

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATALINA ISLAND COMPANY Reopens Mooring to All Boaters at Two Harbors and Other Areas from White's Landing...

Catalina Island Marathon Applies for Certification From Council for Responsible Sport

Friday, January 24, 2020

Update: FEBRUARY 4, 2020 Catalina Island Marathon Joins Sustainability Movement Spectrum Sports Management has applied for...

Chet’s Hardware to move to new location

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Avalon, CA – One of the Island’s oldest businesses will be moving this spring, with Chet’s Hardware finding a new...

Catalina Island is the Perfect Place to Ring in the New Year

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Media Release Contact: Jim Luttjohann jluttjohann@catalinachamber.com 310.510.7643 Catalina Island is the Perfect Place to Ring in the...

Celebrate the Holidays on Catalina Island

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Dec. 4, 2019 Media Release Contact: Jim Luttjohann jluttjohann@catalinachamber.com Images available on request Celebrate the Holidays...