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View current press releases from Catalina Island.

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...

What's New on Catalina

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

What's New on Catalina Island Glenmore Plaza Hotel Glenmore Plaza Hotel has recently completed a $2 million renovation to the...

Catalina Film Festival Honors Academy Award-Winner Mira Sorvino

Thursday, September 26, 2019

AT 9TH ANNUAL FEST SEPT. 25-29 5-Day Fest Features Premieres, Parties & Events on The Queen Mary Long Beach & Catalina Island;...

2019 Harvey Cowell Business of the Year Awarded to the Catalina Island Co.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Announces Catalina Island Company 2019 Harvey Cowell Business of the Year...

Woodstock Comes to Catalina Island

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Woodstock Comes to Catalina Island Xceptional Music and the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau have once again...

Jazz Trax 2019 on Catalina Island

Monday, August 05, 2019

Press Release 33rd Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival October 2019 For a 33rd consecutive October, since 1987, in the historic 1929...

Catalina Island Medical Center’s Future Assured Through Land Donation by Catalina Island Company

Friday, June 21, 2019

AVALON, CA –It is now possible for a new hospital to be built on Catalina Island thanks to the generosity of the Catalina Island...

What's New on Catalina Island

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

June 4, 2019 Media Release The popular Southern California island destination of Catalina Island will greet the summer with new...

15th Annual Taste Around of Avalon Winners Announced

Friday, May 31, 2019

May 24, 2019 15 th Annual Taste Around of Avalon Winners Announced The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau,...

A Whole Season of Fabulous, Fun Foodie Things-To-Do

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

A host of events is slated for the island kicking off this weekend with the Catalina Island Chili Cook-off followed by a wine festival...

Prohibition Drink & Dinner Experience - First Fridays at the Museum - May 3

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

APRIL 16, 2019, AVALON, CATALINA ISLAND – Acclaimed writer and food historian Richard Foss to present a unique drink and dining...

Care for Catalina Community-wide Clean-up Day A Great Success

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Community members rolled up their sleeves, and covered the Island’s most visited areas for day of service in honor of Earth...

Care for Catalina Kicks-off in Celebration of Earth Month

Thursday, April 04, 2019

Media Release Contact: Jim Luttjohan jluttjohann@catalinachamber.com 310.510.7643 Community-wide Clean-up Day Planned In support of...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Weekend on California’s own Emerald Isle

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Visitors to Catalina Island can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2019 in a whole new way. Area businesses are offering celebrations...

Fourth Annual Catalina Island Chili Cook Off, Call for Entries

Monday, March 11, 2019

Avalon Rotary Club Foundation is inviting cooks, chefs and novices to join in the fourth annual Catalina Island Chili Cook Off....

2019 Catalina Concert Series Line-up Announced

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

The 2019 series of live, free, family friendly concerts will once again grace the oceanfront Wrigley Stage in Avalon on Catalina...