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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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June 2019

2019 King Kamehameha Celebration Ho’olaule’a

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Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 10:00 am1:00 pm
Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue

The Royal Order of Kamehameha, Kaumuali'i Chapter and the Kaua'i Museum presents the 2019 King Kamehameha Celebration Ho'olaule'a on the grounds of the Kaua'i Marriott Resort on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10:00am - 1:00pm. Protocol Procession, Hawaiian Cultural exhibits, music, hula and much more. There will be NO PARADE, but join us at the Ho'olaulea'.

Kauai Comic Convention

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Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 11:00 am8:00 pm
Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue

Kauai's FIRST EVER Comic Convention! Calling all fans of Marvel, DC, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Doctor Who, comic books, movies, TV, music, art, cosplay, video games, D&D, anime, toys, martial arts, cartoons, Tokusatsu and more! Celebrate pop culture at the beautiful Kauai Marriott Resort in Lihue. Special guests include Ban Daisuke (Jiro/Kikaida), Carl Potts (Comic Creator Marvel/DC), Nicole Laeno (Dancer/YouTube Star), Sifu Mimi Chan (Model Disney's Mulan), Hiroshi Kanatani (Manga Artist), Night Darling (Hawaii Cosplay…

Cost: $10.00

Kaua’i PRIDE Parade & Festival

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Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 at 9:00 am2:00 pm
Historic County Building, Lihue

We welcome the Kaua'i community to join our inaugural Kaua'i PRIDE Parade & Festival on Saturday, June 22, 2019. The parade will be from 9am-10am on Rice Street starting at Vidinha Stadium making it's way to the Historic County Building Lawn. Following the parade, there will be a festival on the Historic County Building Lawn from 10am-2pm. We will feature food trucks, music, entertainment, face painting, community resources, hula, drag performances, and community speakers. There will also be an art…

Cost: Free

July 2019

America’s Most West Freedom Fest – PMRF Independence Day Celebration 2019

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Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 at 6:30 pm11:00 pm
Shenanigans at PMRF Barking Sands, Kekaha

THE PUBLIC is welcome to come out to Shenanigans at PMRF Barking Sands for America's Most West Freedom Fest! Live music on da beach withThe Homesteads, The Green and Ka Ha! There'll also be lots of onolicious grinds from some of Kauai's favorite food trucks, cash bar, and plenty of fun for the whole ohana. Beer and wine garden! Also, craft vendors and keiki activities featuring the Showtime Players. Free parking will be available on base. All vehicles will be…

Kekaha 4th of July Celebration 2019

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Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 10:00 am10:00 pm
Faye Park, Kekaha

FREE ENTERTAINMENT! FREE ADMISSION! FREE WATERSLIDES! Mark your calendar Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Kekaha "Faye" Ballpark from 10am to 10pm! Cultural activities, games, ono food, and more! Featuring local entertainer, ʻŌiwi. Bring your friends and family for a great celebration!

30th Annual Kauai Hospice Concert in the Sky – 4th of July Fireworks!

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Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 3:00 pm9:30 pm
Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

  Residents and visitors of all ages celebrate July 4th at Lihue’s Vidinha Stadium with family fun, great food from Kauai’s top hotels and restaurants, continuous live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show set to music. Food, craft vendors, hula, and more! This year’s headliner: Kapena Win a trip to Alaska or a trip to Vegas! Advance tickets available at all the Big Save/Times supermarkets and at the Kauai Hospice office until July 3rd. $10 adults, $5 kids 6-12yrs, kids…

Hawaii Children’s Theatre Presents Gala Showcase and Fundraiser

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Thursday, July 18th, 2019 at 5:30 am8:00 pm
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue

Celebrate the magic of live theater, as the Hawaii Children’s Theatre’s ‘Summer Stars’ program presents their ‘Rising Stars Gala Showcase and Fundraiser’. One night only! Thursday, July 18th at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Enjoy dinner at the theatre, homemade baked goods, peruse the silent auction items, and mingle with friends before the show starts at 6:30 PM. All proceeds go to Hawaii Children’s Theatre, benefiting Kauai’s youth. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10…

Cost: $8 – $10

20th Annual Koloa Plantation Days Rodeo (Friday Night Rodeo Bash)

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Friday, July 19th, 2019 at 4:30 pm10:00 pm
CJM Country Stables, Koloa

This 3-day Paniolo Heritage Rodeo starts the 10 Day Festival of Koloa Plantation Days to crowds cheer at fast-action, high-stake races in roping, barrel racing and bull riding. Friday Night Rodeo Bash gates open at 4:30 Action starts at 5:00 Action starts with Hawaii's Best High Dollar $$$Team Roping, then enjoy the Cowgirls in their colorful shiny outfits in Barrel Racing. There is time go grab of delicious food,BBQ to Tacos, Cotton Candy to a Beer there will be something…

Cost: $10

HCT Presents “Frozen, Jr.”

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Friday, July 19th, 2019 at 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue

Celebrate the magic of live theatre, as the Hawaii Children’s Theatre’s ‘Summer Stars’ program presents ‘Frozen, Jr.’ ONE WEEKEND ONLY! Friday, July 19th at 7 PM and Saturday & Sunday, July 20th and 21st at 4 PM at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. All proceeds go to Hawaii Children’s Theatre, benefitting Kauai’s youth. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. www.HawaiiChildrensTheatre.org 808-246-8985

Cost: $10 – $12

HCT Presents “Frozen, Jr.”

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Sunday, July 21st, 2019 at 4:00 pmMonday, July 22nd, 2019 at 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until July 21st, 2019

Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue

Celebrate the magic of live theatre, as the Hawaii Children’s Theatre’s ‘Summer Stars’ program presents ‘Frozen, Jr.’ ONE WEEKEND ONLY! Friday, July 19th at 7 PM and Saturday & Sunday, July 20th and 21st at 4 PM at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. All proceeds go to Hawaii Children’s Theatre, benefitting Kauai’s youth. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. www.HawaiiChildrensTheatre.org 808-246-8985

Cost: $10 – $12

Hanalei Bay Swim Challenge

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Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at 7:00 am11:30 am
Hanalei Pier, Hanalei

The 12th Annual Hanalei Bay Swim Challenge takes place on July 27, 2019. The swim is a fundraiser for the Namolokama O'Hanalei Canoe Club and consists of fun and competitive races for all ages from Keiki to Snorkel and Fin. Hundreds of swimmers from 8 and under to veteran champions come from around the world to take the plunge in beautiful Hanalei Bay for this fun event. The event consists of five races (8 & under, 9 – 12, 1000 meter,…

August 2019

Heiva I Kaua`i 2019

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Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 at 9:00 am5:00 pm
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Kapa`a Beach Park, Kapa`a

In 2019, Heiva I Kaua`i celebrates the 18th anniversary of a unique, exciting and colorful Tahitian dance and drumming competition. This annual event provides a venue for the next generation of performers to present their talent, skill and cultural knowledge to an audience of more than 1000 attendees daily!  On Saturday and Sunday, August 3 and 4, from 9am to 5pm, come and enjoy balmy sea breezes and whispering palm trees at this community-sponsored, family-centered celebration of Tahitian culture at…

Cost: $7 – $12

Heiva I Kaua`i 2019

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Sunday, August 4th, 2019 at 9:00 am5:00 pm
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One event on August 4th, 2019 at 9:00 am

Kapa`a Beach Park, Kapa`a

In 2019, Heiva I Kaua`i celebrates the 18th anniversary of a unique, exciting and colorful Tahitian dance and drumming competition. This annual event provides a venue for the next generation of performers to present their talent, skill and cultural knowledge to an audience of more than 1000 attendees daily!  On Saturday and Sunday, August 3 and 4, from 9am to 5pm, come and enjoy balmy sea breezes and whispering palm trees at this community-sponsored, family-centered celebration of Tahitian culture at…

Cost: $7 – $12

Waipa Music & Mango Festival

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Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at 11:00 am5:00 pm
Halulu Fishpond at Waipa, Hanalei, Hanalei

Waipa Foundation presents our annual Music & Mango Festival community fundraiser open to the public Sunday August 11th from 11am-5pm. Located at Halulu Fishpond, Waipa, just north of Hanalei Town. Event will feature, live local entertainment, tons of yummy local food, a keiki zone with waterslide and kids activities, a variety of artisans & craft vendors featuring Kauai-made products, as well as mango tastings and education. Admission is $10 per adult & $1 per child. We hope to see you…

Cost: $10

Kaua’i Out Loud

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Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at 5:00 pm6:30 pm
poipu shopping village, Koloa

End's of the Earth Productions Presents "Kaua'i Out Loud". A Compilation of Kaua'i Arts. Come join us at the Poipu Shopping Village Theater and listen to our own Kaua'i Made talent.  FREE Concert. VIP seating available for $25 which includes an compilation album. Contact is 808-651-1093 Tickets can be purchased at Lihue and Poipu Pietro’s, Kukuiula store.  Or call.  

Cost: FREE

Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair – 2019

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Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 6:00 pm11:59 pm
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Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

The island's biggest end of summer event is once more upon us!  Four days of food, fun, farm animals, and contests that could see you and a friend (or even a family of four) winning a trip to the mainland, or even taking up to $500 cash home! August 15-18 only - $6 adults, $3 keiki (ages 4-12), $5 kupuna (ages 65+) - ages 3 and under is free!  Fun Passes available for rides.

Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair – 2019

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Friday, August 16th, 2019 at 6:00 pm11:59 pm
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One event on August 18th, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

The island's biggest end of summer event is once more upon us!  Four days of food, fun, farm animals, and contests that could see you and a friend (or even a family of four) winning a trip to the mainland, or even taking up to $500 cash home! August 15-18 only - $6 adults, $3 keiki (ages 4-12), $5 kupuna (ages 65+) - ages 3 and under is free!  Fun Passes available for rides.

Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair – 2019

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Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at 12:00 pm11:59 pm
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One event on August 17th, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 18th, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

The island's biggest end of summer event is once more upon us!  Four days of food, fun, farm animals, and contests that could see you and a friend (or even a family of four) winning a trip to the mainland, or even taking up to $500 cash home! August 15-18 only - $6 adults, $3 keiki (ages 4-12), $5 kupuna (ages 65+) - ages 3 and under is free!  Fun Passes available for rides.

SAVOR – Wine, Food & Music

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Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at 6:00 pm10:00 pm
Anaina Hou Porter Pavilion, Kilauea

The Kauai North Shore Community Foundation presents it's 4th annual SAVOR , a night of indulgence for a great cause. A true feast for the senses, SAVOR celebrates wine and gourmet food. Each chef-prepared dish features local Kauai cacao as an ingredient. Proceeds benefit a new North Shore charter school serving grades 7-12. Join us for this delectable evening!  Tickets are $100, available by clicking through to this eventbrite link!

Cost: $100

Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair – 2019

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Sunday, August 18th, 2019 at 12:00 pm11:00 pm
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One event on August 16th, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 17th, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 18th, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Vidinha Stadium, Lihue

The island's biggest end of summer event is once more upon us!  Four days of food, fun, farm animals, and contests that could see you and a friend (or even a family of four) winning a trip to the mainland, or even taking up to $500 cash home! August 15-18 only - $6 adults, $3 keiki (ages 4-12), $5 kupuna (ages 65+) - ages 3 and under is free!  Fun Passes available for rides.

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