Avalon really is cooler by a mile! For more than a century, Avalon has been a popular vacation destination for beach lovers everywhere. Located on the Seven Mile Island, sharing the island with Stone Harbor to the south, this island offers a unique charm that you won’t find anywhere else.

Things to Do

You will certainly be surprised at how much there is to do within the small town of Avalon. If hitting the beach is your idea of a vacation, enjoy the stretch of white-sand beaches. There are plenty of other activities for the entire family, from shopping, to playing sports, to live concerts and more.

Avalon Shopping District


Avalon Shopping District

Avalon’s unique shopping district along Dune Drive features boutique clothing shops, home good stores, eateries and more. Let the shopaholic in you shine!

Veterans Plaza


Veterans Plaza

Head over to Veterans Plaza for free musical entertainment every Thursday night all summer long. The Plaza hosts a variety of other special events throughout the year, so be sure to check out Avalon’s calendar before you visit.

Avalon Recreation


Recreation Facilities

Avalon offers a variety of outdoor playgrounds, recreation facilities and fields. From baseball fields, to tennis courts, to a kayak park, there is recreational fun for everyone!

Food & Drink

From casual bites to upscale cuisine, Avalon’s wide variety of food options will always bring you a fresh, delicious meal that won’t disappoint – whether it’s dinner with the family, lunch with friends or a late night bite.


Avalon hosts numerous special events and festivals throughout the year such as food festivals, parades, family nights, holiday celebrations and more

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Avalon - The Avalon Lions Club is holding a giant centennial celebration on Saturday, July 21 from 5 to 9 p.m. to say thank you to their neighbors for supporting their charities over the years. The Family Fun Festival will take place at the Avalon Community Hall at 30th Street and the beach. It... Read More
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Avalon - Calling all furry pets and chubby cheeks! Avalon’s annual Pets on Parade and Baby Parade dates are quickly approaching. In conjunction with Avalon’s Thursdays on Dune, Pets on Parade is set for Thursday, July 2 and the annual Baby Parade scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 2. Registration for both parades... Read More
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Avalon - Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund (Brendan’s Fund) announces the 18th Annual Artists & Friends Art Show, sponsored by Ocean First Foundation and the Avalon Yacht Club. The art show will be held on Tuesday, July 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Avalon Yacht Club, 7th Avenue & the bay, Avalon... Read More

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