Rain or shine, winter or summer, there are great events going on around Maui all year. Here are a few big and noteworthy things to check out!
Maui Whale Festival (February)
Celebrate Maui’s most famous annual visitors, the humpback whales. Throughout February, there are events for people of all ages, such as the Run & Walk for Whales, World Whale Film Festival, Great Whale Count, and more!
Visit the Maui Whale Festival website.
East Maui Taro Festival (April)
Held in beautiful Hana, the East Maui Taro Festival celebrates taro, a staple of the Hawaiian diet. Join in the festivities with hula, music, local vendors, cultural activities, and of course plenty of taro!
Visit the East Maui Taro Festival website.
Olukai Ho’olaule’a Downwinder (April)
Ocean enthusiasts should come see or take part in this big annual stand up paddle downwinder. Beginning at famous Maliko Gulch, this fun event is a time for comradery, athletic competition, and celebration.
Visit the Ho’olaule’a website.
Kapalua Wine and Food Festival (June)
Fancy some fine wine and spectacular food at the beautiful Kapalua Resort? You will not want to miss the culinary excellence of this festival, the longest running food and wine event in the United States.
Visit the Kapalua Food and Wine Festival website.
Maui Film Festival (June)
Enjoy amazing film premiers under the stars on the beautiful island of Maui. This open air cinema also features live music, hula, and other nightly festivities. There is really nothing quite like it.
Visit the Maui Film Festival website.
Maui Fair (October)
Everyone will enjoy the community feel and fun attractions at the annual Maui Fair. This family-friendly, alcohol-free event is a hit with locals and visitors alike.
Visit the Maui Fair website.
If you thought you celebrated Halloween extravagantly, you have never been to Lahaina’s Halloween festivities! Find a costume, head to Front Street, and prepare to be amazed by this “Mardi Gras of the Pacific.”
Visit the Lahaina Town website.
Made in Maui County Festival (November)
Support local business and see everything that the island has to offer at Maui’s biggest shopping event of the year. With over 140 vendors, there is an amazing selection of locally made food, art, fashion, and more.
Visit the Made in Maui County Festival website.