This Friday September 22nd, come eat, play, shop, and dance at the Kihei Town Party and celebrate the first day of fall. This free event will take place from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Azeka Mauka. Over 20 food trucks and food booths, and over 50 arts and crafts vendors will be bringing fun for the entire family! The Maui Fridays website has all the information on this event.
The Maui Okinawan Festival will be taking place this Saturday, September 23rd at the Maui Mall in Kahului from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. This is a free community event. Live Okinawan music, Okinawan food, dancing, a craft fair, and games for keiki. Lots of cultural displays and professional photo sessions on hand. More information available here.
Also taking place on Saturday, September 23rd the 35th Annual Kula Festival! This event will take place from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Free parking available across the street at Keokea Park. Festival admission is $1 per person or a can of food which will be donated to the Maui Food Bank. Food, games, and a farmers market will be happening throughout the day. The St. Johns of Maui website has all the information for this event.
Friday night, September 30th is Art Night in Lahaina. From 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm dozens of Art Galleries will be open to the public with free refreshments, gallery shows, and special artists in action! Lahaina is known by many as the “Art Capitol of the Pacific”. To view a map of participating galleries, stop by the Lahaina Visitors Center open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The 34th Annula Kula Festival will be this Saturday October 1st from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at St. Johns Episcopal Church. Entrance fee is only $1.00! Fun for the entire family featuring food, games, crafts, plus live music all day. Proceeds from this event benefit multiple organizations. For more information, visit the St. Johns website here.
Free admission on Sunday October 2nd at the 11th annual Ukulele Festival. This event takes place at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Participants are encouraged to bring a low back chair and/or blankets to sit on and enjoy the festivities! Art displays, crafts, and plenty of tasty food will be available. The Maui Arts & Cultural Center website has more information including a food and beverage menu.
This Friday September 18th the Haliimaile Farmers Market will be happening from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Haliimaile Town Center. This free event features crafts and local produce from Maui farmers and artists. Booth spaces are available for local non-profit organizations.
On Saturday the 19th, the 33rd Annual Kula Festival at the St. Johns Episcopal Church in Kula from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission to this event is $1. There will be live entertainment, ono food, games, auction, and a quilt show. Children 5 years of age and up can purchase a $10 wristband for all day game playing! The proceeds from the festival will be shared between Hospice Maui and IMUA Family Services. To learn more about the event visit the Kula Festival St. John’s Episcopal Church page here.
Also on Saturday the 19th, Maui Brewing Co. in Kihei will be hosting the Hope Fest Maui. The Hope Fest Maui is raising money for the completion of Hope Lodge Hawaii. Hope Fest will kick off the afternoon with musical acts. Festival goers can participate in the local chef and food truck competition for “Best-In-Fest” culinary. Buy Out Cancer auction items will be on hand for bidding as a fundraiser and to showcase local talented artists and designers. Ticket prices vary. Read more about the Hope Fest event here.
Enjoy the remainder of you week and have a wonderful weekend!