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Kauai is proud to offer a variety of annual festivals, cultural celebrations, holiday gatherings, and community events and fundraisers. At these festivities you’ll often find local musicians and entertainment, onolicious food selections, cultural displays and keiki activities. Browse our island’s favorite events here and mark your calendars now, so that you too can experience what makes Kauai truly unique.

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September 2019

North Shore Career Fair

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Thursday, September 19th, 2019 at 2:00 pm6:00 pm
Anaina Hou Porter Pavilion, Kilauea

Join us for the first annual North Shore Career Fair on Thursday 9/19! The event will be held from 2PM - 6PM in the Porter Pavillion at Anaina Hou Community Park in Kilauea. The event is free for all jobseekers and employers. Participating employers include: Anaina Hou Community Park, Bank of Hawaii, Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, Sullivan Family Co. (new Kilauea Market & Cafe and PV Eats), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Big Save and Times Market, Kauai Police Department,…

Cost: Free

Kauai Museum presents Robert Cazimero in concert

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Thursday, September 19th, 2019 at 5:30 pm8:30 pm
Kauai Museum,

A one night only event! Come join us in an intimate concert with world renown Kumu Hula and musician, Robert Cazimero. He will share in celebration Mele (music), hula (dancing), and Mo`olelo (story telling) of yesteryear. Call the Kauai Museum at (808)245-6931 for more information and ticket purchase. You can also visit us at www.kauaimuseum.org. Ticket: $100 per seat Doors open: 5:30 pm Heavy Pupu/No Host Bar: 6:00 pm Concert: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Seating is limited, so get…

Cost: $100

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas – Jazz and Wine Festival

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Saturday, September 21st, 2019 at 5:30 pm9:00 pm
Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas Ocean Lawn, Princeville

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas will hold its 10th Annual Jazz and Wine Festival on September 21, 2019, with a Silent Auction to benefit the Kaua’i Lifeguard Association(KLA). Experience a lively night featuring world-class wines, island inspired cuisine. Entertainment will open with Tsunami Taiko and Jazz performances by Lady Ipo and Friends and versatile contemporary saxophonist Michael Paulo from Los Angeles.

Cost: $114

Malie Foundation Presents: Kaua’i Mokihana Festival

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Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 at 10:00 amSaturday, September 28th, 2019 at 5:00 pm

A Contemporary Hawaiian Cultural Festival September 22 - 28, 2019 Na Mea Kanu Hawaii "Year of Plants of Hawaii"

Kauai Folk Festival

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Saturday, September 28th, 2019Sunday, September 29th, 2019
Grove Farm Museum, Lihue

TWO DAYS OF FOLK AND ALOHA | SEPT 28 - 29 | 24+ Live Music Acts including Taj Mahal, Peter Rowan, Tim O'Brien & Jan Fabricius, Blaine Sprouse, and many many more! | Three Performance Stages | Singing, Dancing, Crafts and Workshops | Food, Drink, and Family Fun|BOOT STOMPING, RUMP SHAKING, KAUAI LOVING, HOOTING HOLLERING GOOD TIMES AT THE HISTORIC GROVE FARM MUSEUM!

October 2019

ALOHA Kauai Yoga & Peace Festival

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Friday, October 4th, 2019 at 9:00 amSunday, October 6th, 2019 at 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 6th, 2019

Lydgate Park Main Pavilion, Lihue, Kauai

This is not your typical yoga festival. This is a SOUL JOURNEY in one of the most magical places on earth. The focused intention of this gathering is full embodiment of a "critical mass" awakening on the planet focused on bringing peace to all of humanity. With upwards of 60 featured teachers, practitioners, and musicians over 3 days of Yoga, Aloha, Music, and more,  ALOHA features teachers, speakers, artists and vendors committed to awakening humanity. Help us generate coherence with thousands…

Cost: $25 – $299

Ohana FitFest Trail Run

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Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 8:30 am12:00 pm
Anaina Hou Community Park, Kilauea

5k & 10k obstacle trail run on the Wai Koa Loop Trail at Ananai Hou Community Park in Kilauea.  Register by September 13 for discounted rate.  Entry fee includes race tee shirt and light fare afterwards. Keiki 12 & under free with adult registration.  

Cost: $35

ALOHA Kauai Yoga & Peace Festival

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Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 9:00 amMonday, October 7th, 2019 at 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 6th, 2019

Lydgate Park Main Pavilion, Lihue, Kauai

This is not your typical yoga festival. This is a SOUL JOURNEY in one of the most magical places on earth. The focused intention of this gathering is full embodiment of a "critical mass" awakening on the planet focused on bringing peace to all of humanity. With upwards of 60 featured teachers, practitioners, and musicians over 3 days of Yoga, Aloha, Music, and more,  ALOHA features teachers, speakers, artists and vendors committed to awakening humanity. Help us generate coherence with thousands…

Cost: $25 – $299

ALOHA Kauai Yoga & Peace Festival

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Sunday, October 6th, 2019 at 9:00 amTuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 6th, 2019

Lydgate Park Main Pavilion, Lihue, Kauai

This is not your typical yoga festival. This is a SOUL JOURNEY in one of the most magical places on earth. The focused intention of this gathering is full embodiment of a "critical mass" awakening on the planet focused on bringing peace to all of humanity. With upwards of 60 featured teachers, practitioners, and musicians over 3 days of Yoga, Aloha, Music, and more,  ALOHA features teachers, speakers, artists and vendors committed to awakening humanity. Help us generate coherence with thousands…

Cost: $25 – $299

Eo e Emalani i Alaka‘i

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Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 9:00 am4:00 pm
Kokee State Park, Koke'e

Enjoy the beauty of Koke‘e, as the mountain forests echo with the sounds of Hawaiian music and chant, during Eo e Emalani i Alaka‘i, Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9 am to 4 pm, at Koke‘e State Park. Step back in time to 1871, as Queen Emma and her entourage arrives on horseback at 11 am. Enjoy the exhibits, crafts, silent auction and delicious food! ADMISSION IS FREE!! Koke‘e State Park parking is limited, please carpool. Bring your own seating. No…

Cost: Free

Hammers N’Ales Oktoberfest

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Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 2:00 pm6:00 pm
Poipu Beach Athletic Club, Koloa

Come have fun and support Kauai Habitat’s efforts on affordable housing at the ultimate island Oktoberfest 2pm Saturday, October 13th at the Poipu Beach Athletic Club. The event is 21 and over only. Presale tickets of $75 are available online at https://hammersnales.eventbrite.com/. Enjoy food from top local restaurants likes Keoki’s Paradise, Merriman’s Fish House, Plantation Gardens, Lava Lava Beach Club, The Kitchen at Papayas, The Right Slice, The Cabana, and Ruth’s Chris. Sample over 30 craft beers from Kohola, Kauai…

Cost: $75.00

2019 Kaua`i Chocolate and Coffee Festival

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Friday, October 18th, 2019 at 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, happening 1 times

Historic Hanapepe Town, Hanapepe

Mark your calendar for the 5th annual Kaua`i Chocolate & Coffee Festival - a celebration of all things chocolate and coffee with lots of sampling, educational displays and workshops, entertainment and exhibitor booths featuring a variety of chocolate and coffee products, from around the state. The Kaua`i Chocolate & Coffee Festival kicks off for two days beginning on Friday evening and then picks up again on Saturday morning highlighting all the attributes of these two favorite local crops. The festival…

Cost: $20

November 2019

Kauai Old Time Gathering – 11/22-24

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Friday, November 22nd, 2019 at 8:00 am11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until November 23rd, 2019

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until November 24th, 2019

Kokee State Park, Koke'e

Music! Crafts! Performances! Dances! Come join the fun at the Kauaʻi Old Time Gathering, held up in the beautiful mountains of Kokeʻe. Three days of workshops and music from old time days. You’ll learn leo kiʻekiʻe and cajun singing, ukulele and banjo, pakini bass and washtub bass (ok, it’s da same ting). ʻUlu cookoff! Kids come free! More details at kauaioldtime.com or follow us on Instagram.

Kauai Old Time Gathering – 11/22-24

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Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 at 8:00 am11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until November 23rd, 2019

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until November 24th, 2019

Kokee State Park, Koke'e

Music! Crafts! Performances! Dances! Come join the fun at the Kauaʻi Old Time Gathering, held up in the beautiful mountains of Kokeʻe. Three days of workshops and music from old time days. You’ll learn leo kiʻekiʻe and cajun singing, ukulele and banjo, pakini bass and washtub bass (ok, it’s da same ting). ʻUlu cookoff! Kids come free! More details at kauaioldtime.com or follow us on Instagram.

December 2019

NTBG Holiday Craft Fair

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Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 9:00 am3:00 pm
National Tropical Botanical Garden Headquarters Campus, Kalaheo

National Tropical Botanical Garden is happy to announce the date for our 2019 Christmas Craft Fair will be December 7th, 2018. Come enjoy a day of holiday shopping and entertainment featuring Kaua'i-made products, jewelry, clothing and more! Get gifts for everybody on your list including yourself. The craft fair will be accompanied by a variety of food trucks and live entertainment. Plus, take time to enjoy the gardens with tours happening throughout the day.

2019 Kauai Made Holly Jolly Holiday Fair

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Saturday, December 14th, 2019 at 9:00 am2:00 pm
Old Kmart Location, Lihue

MARK YOUR CALENDARS. The County of Kauai, Kauai Made Program Annual Fair set for Saturday, December 14, 2019. More details to come.  

Cost: FREE

September 2020

The 12th Annual Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon

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September 6th, 2020 at 6:00 am2:00 pm
Poipu,

The Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon are one of the most beautiful destination races in the world today. Taking place on September 6, 2020 this race is a great way to combine a unique experience and a get-away that only Kauai can offer. Participants pass hula dancers and Taiko drum troupes along the course while viewing striking mountain views. Each runner concludes his or her journey along one of the most beautiful oceanfront finish lines in road racing. Sign-up today…

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