96th Annual Maui Fair

The Maui Fair starts tomorrow Thursday, October 4th and will run through Sunday, October 7th. This year’s fair theme is “Celebrating The Good Ol’ Days”. The fair is held at the War Memorial Complex.

The fair parade will begin at UH Maui tomorrow at 4:30 pm and end at the War Memorial Stadium. Some events to expect this year include Livestock Exhibits, Chili Contest, Baby of the Year, Karaoke, and a Breakdance Competition. Everyone loves the food at the fair, and keiki will love the rides this year!

Fair hours are Thursday 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Friday 5:00 pm to midnight, Saturday 10:00 am to midnight, and Sunday 10:00 am to 11:00 pm. This is a great weekend of fun that also contributes to 60 nonprofit and community groups.

Maui Fair

Happening Now! The 95th Maui Fair! The fair takes place at the War Memorial Complex in Kahului. The theme for this years Fair is “Celebrating the Greatest Things In Life”. $10 admission fee for adults, kids aged 5-11 $5 admission fee. 4 and under are free. On Sunday the admission fee lowers to $7 and $3 respectively.

This year the fair will be having its first street party starting at 5:30 pm. Be on the lookout tonight for a possible flashmob! On Sunday the street party will have some Aloha Characters.  Sunday at 3:00 at the main stage is the 12th annual Chili Cookoff sponsored by the Maui Fire Department. All proceeds of the Chili Cookoff will benefit the Shriners Hospital on behalf of the Maui County Fire Fighters Relief Association.

The Joy Zone has a new ride this year! Come by and ride the “Seven Seas”! Other rides include Magic Maze, Umbrella Squad, Zipper, and the Wave Swinger! Credits per ride vary. You can see more information regarding rides and credit cost here.

Events taking place at the fair this year include exhibits, a pie contest, baby of the year contest, and World Of Jam dance competition! These are just a sampling of the events that will be happening all throughout the weekend. To see a complete list of activities and entertainment, visit the Maui Fair website.

Enjoy your weekend!

This Weekend’s Events

Happening this weekend from Thursday October 6th through Sunday October 9th the 94th Annual Maui Fair! The Maui Fair funds many non-profit and community organizations.  Approximately 100,000 people are expected to attend. Some of the attractions you can expect this year include rides, chili cook off, baby of the year contest, livestock and student art exhibit, and of course the Maui Parade.  The Parade will kick off the fair on Thursday at 4:30 pm beginning at the UH Maui College Campus.  The Maui Fair website has all the information on this years event.

This Friday October 7th is Wailuku Town’s First Friday!  This free event will run from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm with Market Street closing at 5:30 pm.  Enjoy live music, food vendors, jewelry and fashion from local artisans.  Free parking available at Maui Medical Group parking lot.  For more information on this event including vendors and performers attending, visit Maui Fridays website here.

On Saturday October 8th, Montessori School of Maui is hosting its Taste Of Upcountry event from 6:00 pm to 10:00pm.  Amazing Maui chefs will be featured along with cocktails, wine, and both a live and silent auction.  All proceeds for this event will benefit the Montessori School of Maui. These funds will benefit students, teachers, help with maintenance, and tuition assistance for students.  Ticket pricing varies.  More information is available here.

We hope you have a wonderful remainder to your week and a great weekend!

Weekend Events Update

Starting on Thursday September 24th and running through Sunday September 27th is the 93rd annual Maui Fair.  The Maui Fair will be held at the War Memorial Complex in Wailuku.  This “Timeless Tradition” started in 1916 and is considered a must do event!  The Maui Fair will kick off on Thursday with its traditional parade that happens to be the largest parade in Maui.  The entire weekend will be filled with fun entertainment, rides, food, and more. For information on the fair including ticket information and the fair schedule,  visit the Maui Fair website here.

Saturday September 26th The First Tee Hawaii’s Family Golf Day at The Dunes at Maui Lani will be happening from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Golf activities for the entire family will be available.  Games and activities for kids along with food and refreshments!  Golf lessons will be available from on site professionals.  Admission is free!  The First Tee Organization site has more information for this event.

The Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival is this Sunday September 27th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in Lahaina at the Lahaina Banyan Tree.  “Aunty Emma” had made it her mission to preserve the cultural tradition of hula serving on many boards and creating numerous events.  Activities, lei making, and hula dancing will be taking place throughout the day.  The Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival Facebook page is viewable here to keep you up to date with this event.

We hope the remainder of your week is wonderful and that you have a fabulous weekend!