Catalina Island News

Cinco De Mayo Weekend on Catalina Island

Catalina Island Classic Skateboard Race

Cinco De Mayo Weekend is packed full of Events!

Friday Kicks off Cinco De Mayo with Folkloric Dancers on Front Street at 6 pm
Come check out The Catalina Classic a Downhill Skate Contest that zooms down Wrigley Road at High Speeds.  Men and Women from around the globe come to compete in this prestigious event.
Friday:  Qualifying rounds start at 1:30 pm and ends at 5 pm.
Saturday:  Knock out rounds start at 11 am and ends at 5 pm
Sunday:  Freeride start at 10 am and ends at 5 pm.  This day is open to everyone who signs a waiver and has the proper equipment.  A chance to ride down with the pros.

Monster Energy is sponsoring Skate and BMX Demos on front street.  Come watch these skilled trixsters do crazy jumps and flips.
Friday: BMX and Skate Demos start at 1 pm and end at 8 pm.
Saturday:  BMX Demos start at 12 pm and end at 4 pm
Saturday:  Monster Skate Sessions w/kids & Barbeque 2-4 pm at the Skate Park
Sunday:  BMX and Skate Demos start at 12 pm and end at 5 pm
Other Saturday Events include:
Old Man Rugby Tournament collides on Joe Machado Field starting at 9 am and finishing at 5 pm
The Annual Rotary Chili Cook Off on South Beach starting at 1 pm and ending at 5 pm.
Folkloric Dancers Perform again on front street at 7 pm
Exceptional Music Plays on Wrigley Stage from 8-10 pm with Todo Mundo: Latin/Reggae/World Fusion