Press Releases

View current press releases from Catalina Island.

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...

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,...