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Avalon Special Events

Avalon’s Special Events are held annually from March – December, which is also true for its island neighbor, Stone Harbor. If you’re looking for things to do in Avalon and Stone Harbor, you’ve come to the right place. Here is the 2022 events calendar for Seven Mile Island.


Hot Dog Cookout with the Avalon Lions Club
Saturday July 2, 2022 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Surfside Park, Avalon

The Avalon Lions Club welcomes you to “Dog Beach” – the hot dog kind! Enjoy a cookout for $5/bag at Surfside Park with a Hot Dog, Chips and a Drink.

Avalon Boat Parade
Sunday July 3, 2022 11:00 am
Avalon Yacht Club, Avalon

The boat parade’s theme is patriotic. Participating boats need to arrive no later than 10:45 am for lineup and must follow the Avalon Fire Department Vessel. No registration necessary.

Avalon’s Fourth of July Fireworks
Monday July 4, 2022 8:45 pm
30th Street Beach, Avalon

Celebrate July 4th with a bang!

Family Fun Mini Golf Tournament
Thursday July 7, 2022
GoFish Mini Golf, 2438 Dune Drive, Avalon

Enjoy a round of miniature gold with friends or family, while benefitting the Avalon Historical Society! All ages and skill levels are welcome for a fun evening supporting a great cause.

Avalon Flip Flop Walk
Saturday July 9, 2022 8:00 am
Avalon Community Hall, 3001 Avalon Avenue

The Parkinson Council along with the Storbeck family announces that after a 2-year hiatus, the Flip Flop Walk is back! Enjoy a 2-mile walk, followed by sweet treats and beach-themed raffle options.

Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway
Saturday July 16, 2022 7:00 pm
Avalon Free Public Library

Neil Berg’s widely acclaimed 100 Years of Broadway, a musical revue of Broadway’s most celebrated shows features a dazzling cast of five Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band. The show recreates the greatest moments from the finest shows of the century featuring the actual stars of shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, CATS, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Jekyll & Hyde.


National Night Out (Avalon)
Tuesday August 2, 2022 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
29th Street and Avalon Avenue Parking lot

Come out and learn all about this annual event featuring law enforcement and other first responders. Fun for the whole family.


Avalon’s End of Summer Shop Hop
Friday September 9 – Sunday September 11, 2022
Various times and locations throughout Avalon

Come experience great end-of-summer deals at participating shops!

Hellen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children Barefoot Ball
Saturday September 10, 2022 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Icona Windrift, Avalon

This annual fundraiser benefits the Hellen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children.


Avalon Chamber of Commerce Seafood Festival
Saturday October 8, 2022 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
29th Street and Avalon Avenue Parking Lot

Annual seafood festival features food and drink with a nautical theme.

2022 Avalon Fall Dune Grass Planting
Saturday October 22, 2022 (Raindate: October 23) 8:30 am
Community Hall, Avalon

Help restore and protect the dunes by planting grasses.

Trunk or Treat
Saturday October 29, 2022 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
29th Street and Avalon Avenue Parking Lot

Participate in a safe trick-or-treating annual event.


Festival of Trees
Friday November 18 – Saturday November 26, 2022
Various locations throughout Avalon

Trees on display throughout Avalon at participating businesses.

Turkey Trot
Friday November 25, 2022 8:00 am registration; run at 10:00 am and walk at 10:45
Community Hall, Avalon

This 5k run and walk benefits the Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children.

Storytime with Mrs Claus
Friday November 25, 2022 10:00 am
Avalon Free Public Library

Enjoy a story told by the First Lady of the North Pole, herself.

Festive Friday
Friday November 25, 2022 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Avalon’s Business District

Enjoy holiday-themed activities and sales throughout the business district.

Santa Lights Dune Drive
Friday November 25, 2022 4:30 pm
Dune Drive, Avalon

Parade begins at 80th and Dune Drive and proceeds north on Dune Drive to 7th Street.

Snowfest Saturday
Saturday November 26, 2022 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Avalon’s Business District

Get into the holiday spirit with fun family events and activities when Avalon becomes a winter wonderland for this free holiday carnival featuring photos with Santa, rides and entertainment.

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