Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce Announces Shop Catalina Night Winners

AVALON, CA, December 6, 2016 — The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau’s annual Avalon Shop Catalina Night on Saturday, December 3RD was a great success with residents and visitors coming out for Santa and the Christmas tree lighting, Victorian attired carolers, and holiday shopping on a gorgeous winter evening.

The 20 participating merchants offered Shop Catalina discounts cards valid until Christmas Eve and stamped the Treasure Card for entry into the New Year’s Eve Gala drawing.  Each store held an individual drawing that evening to give away a store gift.  The Chamber is pleased to announce the names of the Shop Catalina Night prize winners.

The prizes and names of the winners for each individual store drawing are:

Afishinados – Nick Mayer print, Jackson

A Touch of Heaven Day Spa – 90 Min.Massage, Denise

Bella Portofino, $25 gift certificate, Jackson

Buoys & Gulls, $50 gift card, Lilly Stone, Catalina Island photo book, John McKay

Catalina Art Association, necklace, Carrie Sanchez

Catalina Island Museum, Betty Page beach towel, Adrienne

Catalina Pottery Bath & Body, gift basket, Katherine Stone

Ciao-Baci, $50 gift certificate, Michelle Warner

Conservancy Explore Store, fox tile, Carrie Sanchez

Del Sol Catalina, 4 color-change nail polishes, Rita W.

Island Spa Catalina, Island Spa day passes & $50 café credit, Lilly Stone, Keep Fit card (10 fitness classes), Erica Hernandez

Island Essentials Holiday Craft Boutique, beanbag chair, Richard Denney

Knuckles, perfume set, Megan Marshall

Latitude 33, $50 gift card, Blas Virgen, Catalina Island photo book, Tina Hall

Leo’s Catalina Drugstore, light up wreath, Labeb Bustamante

Lloyd’s of Avalon, $50 gift certificate, Denise H.

Rain Dance Art, TBA

The Steamer Trunk, pewter & wood cutting board, Victoria White

Two’s Company of Avalon, $25 gift certificate, Kelly W.

In addition to the individual store winners, the Chamber drew one Treasure Card Prize winner for two reservations to the New Year’s Eve Gala. The Treasure Card prize winner is Margarita Jackson Congratulations to all of the winners!  The Shop at Home discount cards for the participating retailers are valid through December 24th.  Keep shopping in Avalon!  Happy Holidays!

For Restaurants’ and Business’ Holiday Hours, please contact the Catalina Island Chamber Visitor Center at 310-510-1520 or go online at

11/28 – 12/19
   Santa’s Mail Box in the Shops at the Atwater (Post Office Arcade).  Any child wishing to write Santa will receive a reply if they include their return address. City of Avalon Recreation Dept. , 310-510-1987

12/8   Avalon Elementary Winter Concert 5pm in Casino Theatre. K-5th grades, Avalon School 310-510-0790

12/8   Holiday Open House at Mt. Ada from 2pm to 6pm, tour this grand historic home, win raffle prizes donated by local businesses, plus buy a chance to stay the night! Transportation will be provided from the Tour Plaza to Mt. Ada, for $1 each way. All proceeds to benefit the Catalina Island Foundation & Rotary Club of Avalon. Tickets just $5 each (including one raffle ticket) are available at the Chamber’s Visitor Center on the Green Pier or call 310-427-2450

12/10   Holiday Home Tour hosted by the Catalina Island Medical Center Foundation. 12pm to 4:30pm, visit five magnificent Avalon homes. Tour begins with refreshments at the Catalina Island Yacht Club. Ticket includes transportation between locations. Tickets are $60 each, at the Chamber’s Visitor Center on the Green Pier, call 310-510-5160 or online:

   Virgin of Guadalupe Celebration Processional St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, 310-510-0192 

12/14   Avalon School Band Winter Concert
 7pm at the Avalon School Auditorium. $5 admission per person, Avalon School 310-510-0790

12/16   4th Annual Holiday Symphony Concert 
The Catalina Island Museum invites the community to enjoy a holiday concert featuring an ensemble from the Stanford Symphony Orchestra in the Casino Theatre at 7pm. FREE to the public; doors open at 6:30pm. Seating is limited, first come, first choice. 310-510-2414

12/17   Breakfast with Santa from 9-11am at Antonio’s Pizzeria & Cabaret. $5 for kids – includes pancake breakfast and a small gift. Parents can order off regular menu. Bring your camera for a picture with Santa. Sponsored by Catalina Kid Ventures, 310-510-1704

12/18   Community Christmas Dinner 
5:30pm at Avalon Community Church, free and open to the public.  Avalon Community Church 310-510-1889

12/31   44th Annual New Year’s Eve
 Gala  Dine and dance in the new year at this black-tie optional event in the world famous Casino Ballroom. Includes dinner, dancing to a live band, party favors, champagne, and a balloon drop at midnight.  Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce.

12/31   New Year’s at Avalon Grille 
Ring in the new year with tunes from DJ K Fresh at Avalon Grille from 10pm-1am. No cover, 21+. Avalon Grille, 310-510-7494

12/31   Annual New Year’s Eve Parties at El Galleon & Antonio’s – 
Dual Party! Tickets good for both restaurants! Join us from 8:30pm to 1am. For tickets and dinner reservations call El Galleon. 310-510-1188

12/31   New Year’s Eve in Two Harbors  Join us at the Harbor Reef for dinner, dancing, and a champagne toast at midnight. Enjoy and leave the driving to the shoreboats. Call 310-510-4215 for reservations.

Looking for holiday hours for island businesses? Contact the Chamber at 310-510-1520, or visit our website: For more info about any of the above events, please contact the sponsoring organization. Events are subject to change, rescheduling or cancellation. 

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