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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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November 2018

Night Market

Kilauea Night Market at Anaina Hou

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Saturday, November 24th, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Anaina Hou Community Park, Kilauea

Kilauea Night Market at Anaina Hou Art + Live Music + Food When: Last Saturdays of the Month, 4-8pm Where: Anaina Hou Community Park Kilauea Night Market is held on the last Saturday of each month at Anaina Hou Community Park in Kilauea. Previously called “Kilauea Art Night,” this popular local art and crafts market offers live music and trendy food trucks, and features over 30 local artisans who produce: fine art, pottery, paintings, photography, apparel, jewelry, woodworkers and more!

Cost: Free

Sunday Market: Kalalea Anahola Farmer’s Hui

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Sunday, November 25th, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Hokualele Road, Anahola, 96703, Anahola

A weekly farmers market hosted by the members of Kalalea Anahola Farmer's Hui. Vendors include local fresh produce, baked goods, vegan meals, crafts, jewelry, massage therapists, fresh coconut juice, local honey, Native Hawaiian educational games and puzzles, jams and curds, and much, much, more. Please visit our website at www.kafarmerskauai.com Event Contact Info: Auntie Aggie Marti Kini, 808-346-0473, info@kafarmerskauai.com

Cost: Free

Ping Pong at Kilauea Neighborhood Center

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Sunday, November 25th, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kilauea Neighborhood Center- classroom bldg next to Gym, Kilauea

Come play ping pong on Sundays 3-5pm at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center.  16 years and older welcome.  FREE- We supply the tables, paddles and balls.  Takes place in the classroom to the left of the gym.  For more info call: Jodi at 503 449-7129

Cost: Free

Ohana Niihau o Waimea Church 1st Annual Craft Fair

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Thursday, November 29th, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Waimea Canyon Park, Waimea

Entertainment, craft and food vendors including beautiful and prized Niihau shell jewelry for sale! Admission is free!

Cost: Free

December 2018

Kauai Festival of Lights

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Saturday, December 1st, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Historic County Building, Lihue

Santa’s Gone Kauaiian at the Festival of Lights! It’s a Kauai-style Holiday Wonderland inside the Historic County Building. This December marks the 22nd Anniversary of this glorious celebration founded by artist Elizabeth Freeman in 1997. It showcases the beloved “Trash to Treasure” Folk Art decorations of Auntie Josie Chansky and the gorgeous new “upcycled” creations designed by Elizabeth and crafted by our talented teen volunteers! Step Inside and Let the Magic begin! In the twinkling interior guests will find delightful…

Cost: Free

Sunday Market: Kalalea Anahola Farmer’s Hui

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Sunday, December 2nd, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Hokualele Road, Anahola, 96703, Anahola

A weekly farmers market hosted by the members of Kalalea Anahola Farmer's Hui. Vendors include local fresh produce, baked goods, vegan meals, crafts, jewelry, massage therapists, fresh coconut juice, local honey, Native Hawaiian educational games and puzzles, jams and curds, and much, much, more. Please visit our website at www.kafarmerskauai.com Event Contact Info: Auntie Aggie Marti Kini, 808-346-0473, info@kafarmerskauai.com

Cost: Free

Ping Pong at Kilauea Neighborhood Center

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Sunday, December 2nd, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kilauea Neighborhood Center- classroom bldg next to Gym, Kilauea

Come play ping pong on Sundays 3-5pm at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center.  16 years and older welcome.  FREE- We supply the tables, paddles and balls.  Takes place in the classroom to the left of the gym.  For more info call: Jodi at 503 449-7129

Cost: Free

Kauai Festival of Lights

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Sunday, December 2nd, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Historic County Building, Lihue

Santa’s Gone Kauaiian at the Festival of Lights! It’s a Kauai-style Holiday Wonderland inside the Historic County Building. This December marks the 22nd Anniversary of this glorious celebration founded by artist Elizabeth Freeman in 1997. It showcases the beloved “Trash to Treasure” Folk Art decorations of Auntie Josie Chansky and the gorgeous new “upcycled” creations designed by Elizabeth and crafted by our talented teen volunteers! Step Inside and Let the Magic begin! In the twinkling interior guests will find delightful…

Cost: Free

Kauai Museum Annual Christmas Craft Fair

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Friday, December 7th, 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Kauai Museum,

Come join us at the Annual Christmas Craft Fair on the grounds of the Kauai Museum. Purchase your Christmas gifts from a variety of our Local food vendors and Kauai Made craft vendors. The fair opens from 9:00am to 8:00pm and the museum opens from 9:00am to 4:00pm, so visit us throughout the day. For more information about the craft fair or if you would like to be a vendor, call the Kauai Museum (808)245-6931 or email: educaton@kauaimuseum.org.

Cost: Free admission for Craft Fair

Kauai Festival of Lights

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Friday, December 7th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Historic County Building, Lihue

Santa’s Gone Kauaiian at the Festival of Lights! It’s a Kauai-style Holiday Wonderland inside the Historic County Building. This December marks the 22nd Anniversary of this glorious celebration founded by artist Elizabeth Freeman in 1997. It showcases the beloved “Trash to Treasure” Folk Art decorations of Auntie Josie Chansky and the gorgeous new “upcycled” creations designed by Elizabeth and crafted by our talented teen volunteers! Step Inside and Let the Magic begin! In the twinkling interior guests will find delightful…

Cost: Free

NTBG Christmas Craft Fair

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Saturday, December 8th, 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM
National Tropical Botanical Garden, Koloa

Come enjoy a day of holiday shopping and entertainment featuring Kaua’i-made products, jewelry, clothing and more! National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitors Center Across from Spouting Horn

Cost: Free

Kauai Festival of Lights

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Saturday, December 8th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Historic County Building, Lihue

Santa’s Gone Kauaiian at the Festival of Lights! It’s a Kauai-style Holiday Wonderland inside the Historic County Building. This December marks the 22nd Anniversary of this glorious celebration founded by artist Elizabeth Freeman in 1997. It showcases the beloved “Trash to Treasure” Folk Art decorations of Auntie Josie Chansky and the gorgeous new “upcycled” creations designed by Elizabeth and crafted by our talented teen volunteers! Step Inside and Let the Magic begin! In the twinkling interior guests will find delightful…

Cost: Free

Sunday Market: Kalalea Anahola Farmer’s Hui

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Sunday, December 9th, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Hokualele Road, Anahola, 96703, Anahola

A weekly farmers market hosted by the members of Kalalea Anahola Farmer's Hui. Vendors include local fresh produce, baked goods, vegan meals, crafts, jewelry, massage therapists, fresh coconut juice, local honey, Native Hawaiian educational games and puzzles, jams and curds, and much, much, more. Please visit our website at www.kafarmerskauai.com Event Contact Info: Auntie Aggie Marti Kini, 808-346-0473, info@kafarmerskauai.com

Cost: Free

Ping Pong at Kilauea Neighborhood Center

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Sunday, December 9th, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kilauea Neighborhood Center- classroom bldg next to Gym, Kilauea

Come play ping pong on Sundays 3-5pm at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center.  16 years and older welcome.  FREE- We supply the tables, paddles and balls.  Takes place in the classroom to the left of the gym.  For more info call: Jodi at 503 449-7129

Cost: Free

Kauai Festival of Lights

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Sunday, December 9th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Historic County Building, Lihue

Santa’s Gone Kauaiian at the Festival of Lights! It’s a Kauai-style Holiday Wonderland inside the Historic County Building. This December marks the 22nd Anniversary of this glorious celebration founded by artist Elizabeth Freeman in 1997. It showcases the beloved “Trash to Treasure” Folk Art decorations of Auntie Josie Chansky and the gorgeous new “upcycled” creations designed by Elizabeth and crafted by our talented teen volunteers! Step Inside and Let the Magic begin! In the twinkling interior guests will find delightful…

Cost: Free

Legends of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

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Friday, December 14th, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hanalei Community Center, Hanalei

Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. #1 BEST LIVE SHOW - 2018 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice. Traditional slack key music embraces you with Aloha creating an oasis of peace and deep relaxation... Perfect for your Kauai experience. 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 18+ yrs is 99.3% "Excellent, Highlight of our trip!". This concert will 'Tune…

Cost: $10 – $25

Kauai Festival of Lights

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Friday, December 14th, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Historic County Building, Lihue

Santa’s Gone Kauaiian at the Festival of Lights! It’s a Kauai-style Holiday Wonderland inside the Historic County Building. This December marks the 22nd Anniversary of this glorious celebration founded by artist Elizabeth Freeman in 1997. It showcases the beloved “Trash to Treasure” Folk Art decorations of Auntie Josie Chansky and the gorgeous new “upcycled” creations designed by Elizabeth and crafted by our talented teen volunteers! Step Inside and Let the Magic begin! In the twinkling interior guests will find delightful…

Cost: Free

2018 Holiday Fair

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Saturday, December 15th, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Kukui Grove Shopping Center, Lihue

The Annual Holiday Fair will be held at a new location this year. We are happy to announce its new location at the Kmart parking lot (back side). More details to come.

Cost: Free

Santa Claus ~ Princeville

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Saturday, December 15th, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Princeville Community Center, Princeville

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town! Saturday, December 15th 10:00 – 11:00am Princeville Community Center 4334 Emmalani Drive (across from the Library)   BRING YOUR CAMERA for Photos with Santa Light Refreshments   Hosted by the Princeville Community Events Committee www.princevillecommunity.com

Cost: Free

Pepper & Stick Figure Concert

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Saturday, December 15th, 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Poipu Beach Athletic Club, Koloa

Pepper & Stick Figure are coming to Kauai - December 15th at Poipu Beach Athletic Club. Purchase tickets online at www.Bampproject.com or www.Eventbrite.com. Tickets can also be purchased on island at Poipu Beach Athletic Club, Pono Market, Deja Vu Surf at Kukui Grove, Hanalei Surf, Progressive Expressions, or Rainbow Gas & Mini Mart in Kapaa. -- This is an all ages event. Please do not bring chairs, blankets, strollers, umbrellas, Food or Drink, Drink containers, and of course, Weapons (of any kind).

Cost: $35 – $89.50
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