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About this event

Catalina Island invites the LGBTQ+ community and allies throughout Southern California to join in celebrating the annual Catalina Pride being held Saturday June 18, 2022. The main event will take place from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm at Wrigley Stage in the center of Avalon and will include live entertainment as well as a pride march in support of the LGBTQ+ community. After parties on Avalon will begin around sunset.

Pride March: Beginning in the center of Avalon at Wrigley Stage at noon, visitors and locals are invited don their rainbow attire and to join in a festive march that will continue along the boardwalk to the iconic Casino Point.

Live Entertainment: Coordinated by the Jeanseau Group in conjunction with Xceptional Music Company, this year's lineup includes: DJ Asha a six-time host for LA Pride; DJ n.8 who is a regular DJ at Legacy Nightclub in Newport Beach; live music from Hip Hop Artist Audley.

Also on stage, comedian/chanteuse Scout Durwood, a sneak preview of the upcoming YouTube show "Mugs" hosted by drag queens Miss Patty and Anita Diemund; the Long Beach Cheer squad; roller skaters (with skates available to rent) and more!

Schedule of Events

10:00 am   DJ Asha
10:15 am   Live Music with Owl Ampersand
10:45 am   Mimi Masher & Skate Rentals
10:55 am   Comedy with Mattion Martinez
11:40 am   Welcome with Jim Luttjohann, President/CEO Love Catalina, Avalon City Council, Mayor Garcia, LGBTQ+ allies
11:50 am   Long Beach Cheer
12:00 pm   Pride Walk
1:05 pm     Mugs - Drag Queens & Kim McKewon - Suicide Prevention/Mental Health Interview
1:30 pm     DJ Asha
3:15 pm     Comedy with Scout Durwood
3:45 pm     Mugs Talk Show with Miss Patty & Anita Diemund
4:00 pm     Live Music with Jordan Brodie
4:15 pm     Live Music with Hip Hop Artist Audley
5:00 pm     DJ N.8
7:00 pm     Closing remarks

After Parties: Club Chi featuring Jordan Brodie, Antonio's Pizzeria & Cabaret, El Galleon Karaoke, Avalon Grille Dinner and Drinks, M Restaurant Dinner & Drinks, Bluewater Grill (open Fri/Sat until 10pm)

Beer Garden: Visitors can enjoy free admission to a beer garden from noon to 7pm. The beer garden will offer a variety of beers along with the special edition Bud Light Pride Rainbow beer bottles, which will also be served at participating restaurants throughout the weekend.

In addition, the historic Catalina Island Casino will be lit in vibrant rainbow colors to showcase Catalina's love and support for the LGBTQ+ community.

Follow @LoveCatalinaIsland on Instagram for updates and information on the island's after parties.

Love Catalina Island Tourism Authority is a proud member of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association.