Open Retail Locations & Essential Services


  • Abe's Liquor: (9am - 12 midnight)
  • Avalon Liquor: open daily 8am to 10pm; closed from 1pm to 2pm
  • Avalon Pack & Ship: open 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday; 10am -to 5pm Saturday
  • Catalina Beverage Company: new office hours as of 3/30: open to public 8am to 12pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, CLOSED Monday and Wednesday
  • Chet's Hardware (8am - 5pm Mon-Sat, closed Sun)
  • Island Toy Store Plus More - Pet Supplies (Mon-Thu 12:30-5pm / Fri-Sun 12-6pm)
  • Leo's Drugstore - 3/31 - Open 9-6 with lunch break from 1-2 pm. 4/1 Retail Open 9am-5pm. 4/2 and beyond: 10 am to 4 pm with deliveries from 3-5 pm.
  • Pebbly Beach Building Supply: open Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 8am to 12pm
  • Two Harbors General Store (at the Isthmus) - open daily for residents, 9am to 4p
  • Vons Groceryopen daily, 6 am to 10pm; seniors are encouraged to shop between the hours of 7am and 9am
    Message from Vons (link to email)

ESSENTIAL SERVICES will remain open:

Airport in the Sky—open for essential services only

Avalon Environmental/CR&R:

  • Landfill public scale hours: open Monday - Friday 1pm to 3pm
  • Restricted access to the office due to strict observance of safe distancing.
  • Residential Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed until further notice.
  • Questions? Call 310-510-0240 Monday - Fri 9am to 4pm.

Avalon Freight Services

  • Operating on limited schedule: due to decreased demand for freight transport to Catalina Island
  • Effective March 30, 2020, AFS will begin operating at a limited schedule.
  • AFS will operate a minimum of 3 times a week and is prepared to add runs as needed. 

Avalon Harbor Department

  • Staff/patrol operational; Harbor Dept. pier office closed to the public.
  • Please call 310-510-0535 or use VHF radio or if in person, push the button at the bottom of the stairs for assistance.
  • Vessel dye-tablet testing temporarily suspended
  • Mooring fees will be collected at individual boats by Harbor Patrol.
  • New transient occupancies of city-owned moorings are prohibited for non-residents during the period of local emergency and only owners of moorings may use their moorings, they cannot be used by non-owners. 

Avalon School - cleaning and student meal services—operating per posted schedules.

Casino Dock Fuel Station

  • Saturday & Sunday 8am to 11am
  • Monday - Friday: call 310-510-0535 for emergency assistance
  • Casino Dock restrooms closed as of 4/1/20

Catalina Broadband

Catalina Connect Cannabis Delivery - (310) 610-6900 from 10am to 10pm

Catalina Coastal Tours

  • Shore Boat Service - operating as usual

Catalina Express

  • Operating on a reduced schedule through April 30 with at-least two round-trips from Long Beach per day. 
  • San Pedro and Dana Point routes are suspended.
  • Reservations 24 hours in advance highly recommended.

Catalina Flying Boats—Operating on usual schedule

Catalina Yamaha (golf cart service)

  • Open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm
  • Call (310) 510-1011 for an appointment

CIMC/Hospital Emergency Room Services

  • Operating on usual schedules but with increased safety protocols in place.
  • Please call CIMC before visiting the Catalina Island Medical Center: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, please call the CLINIC: (310) 510-0096; for all other hours, please call the HOSPITAL: (310) 510-0700

Catalina Island Conservancy Rangers

City of Avalon

  • Staff working; City Hall closed to the public.
  • Please call 310-510-0220 to make an appointment for assistance with resident subsidy cards, taxi vouchers, etc.
  • Vehicle registration postponed-4/1/20 deadline to be extended, future date TBD.
  • Facility rentals (including Tremont Hall) closed at this time
  • Garibaldi bus has suspended service, but Dial-a-Ride is operational.

Avalon Community Church Food Bank

  • Collecting food to help fill the shelves of the Avalon Community Church "Lord's Cupboard Food Pantry", located at 236 Metropole - open Wednesday's 12pm to 2pm
  • Food drop off locations: Leo's, Vons, US Bank, City Hall Courtyard, Teen Center
  • ​Monetary contributions can be made on the City of Avalon website here 

Meals on Wheels Senior Meals

  • Services as usual. Call 310-510-0220 x103 for menus and to place orders, call 310-510-0220 x230 for general information about the program.

Pebbly Beach Gas Station--operating on usual schedule.

Restaurants providing take-out, delivery or curb-side pick-up.

Southern California Edison

  • No change in services but altered staffing and schedules
  • Click here for help with financial challenges & payments

Taxi Service (Catalina Transportation Services)7:30 am to 6:30 pm

TowBoatU.S. - service as usual; following CDC guidelines, and our fleet has embraced measures such as social distancing.

Two Harbors General Store - open on usual schedule

U.S. Post Office

  • Operating on usual schedule
  • Shops at Atwater Hours: Monday through Friday 7am to 6pm; Saturday 8am to 6pm; CLOSED Sunday

US Bank Avalon Branch


  • Reduced hours beginning 3/28: open 9:30am to 3pm Monday through Friday, CLOSED Saturday 
  • Everyday banking from the comfort of your home - download the US Bank app
  • Bank From Home Flyer: English or Spanish

The Catalina Island Visitor Center will be staffed remotely from 10 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm. Emails and voicemails will be monitored and returned. 
Phone: 310-510-1520 Email: