Festivals Maui

There are one-of-a-kind stage shows, cultural performances and musical events throughout the year on Maui. Attending a festival on Maui is an unique and exciting way to better appreciate the island’s diverse cultural heritage.

Find information on special events and cultural celebrations taking place each month on Maui.

Tour Map of Kauai Island

Explore Maui by region: West Side MauiSouth MauiCentral MauiUpcountry MauiEast Maui.

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Island Highlights

- Haleakala National Park: A scenic national park on the island of Maui and home to Maui’s highest peak.
- Hana: Is a small, untouched town on Maui’s eastern coastline. To get here visitors must travel one of the world’s most scenic drives.
- Iao Valley State Park: Features one of Maui’s most recognizable landmarks, the 1,200-foot Iao Needle.
- Kaanapali Beach: Is the signature beach of West Maui.
- Lahaina: Is a historic whaling village and lively West Maui hot spot.
- Makawao: A rural, artistic community on the slopes of Upcountry Maui, home to the Paniolo, or Hawaiian cowboy.
- Makena Beach: Also known as “Big Beach,” is one of the largest beaches in Maui.
- Molokini: Is a small island a few miles off of Maui’s southwestern coast that’s well suited for snorkelers and divers.
- The Pools of Oheo: Located just past Hana, are beautiful pools fed by cascading waterfalls.

Island Events

Maui Festivals April - The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival showcases its own “living treasures of Hawaiian Music” in a series of free concerts, jam sessions, and workshops.

Maui Festivals and Events April - The East Maui Taro Festival in Hana which honors Hawaii’s “staff of life.”

Maui Events and Festivals May - Maui’s cultural past, present, and future are celebrated in a wide variety of events including Olukai Hoolaulea – a tribute to the ocean and the cultures that surround it.

Maui Cultural Events May - For fans of food and wine, the Maui Onion Festival is a must.

Maui Heritage Events June - The Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival in Central Maui, for example, honors an art form that originated in Hawaii almost two centuries ago, with performances by more than a dozen masters of a musical style that has given Hawaii culture a distinctive voice.

Maui Music Festivals June - Art and film fans will enjoy the annual Maui Film Festival held in Kahului and Wailea, which has drawn national acclaim for its film premieres and screenings.

Maui Festivals and Events June - The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival – Hawaii’s most notable culinary event, replete with internationally-renowned winemakers, legendary sommeliers, and top chefs. 

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