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Here you’ll find regular happenings around Kauai such as farmers markets, arts and crafts fairs, beach cleanups, music concerts, and local theater productions. These events are often great opportunities to support our small businesses and get involved with local organizations.

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December 2020

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk

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Friday, December 4th, 2020 at 5:30 pm9:30 pm
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Hanapepe at Old Town, Hanapepe

Come join the festivity! Every Friday evening, Old Town Hanapepe is bustling with fun & activity! With a wide variety of shopping, local crafters, several excellent restaurants, a dozen art galleries, stilt walkers, classics cars, live music and entertainment, there is always something for the whole family to enjoy!

Cost: Free

Pau Hana Trivia Night

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Friday, December 4th, 2020 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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Anaina Hou Community Park, Kilauea

Every First Friday of the month is Pau Hana Trivia Night at at Anaina Hou Community Park from 6-8pm. Come start the weekend with us in the beautiful Porter Pavillion. There are food trucks, beer, wine, and trivia with Katie, Kauai's "trivia girl". Bring the kids! There's a big lawn for the keiki to run around on and/or board games to borrow. Everyone is welcome! Come early to save your team a table. With questions, please email Katie, thetriviagirl@gmail.com

Cost: Free

Kekaha Sunshine Market

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Saturday, December 5th, 2020 at 9:00 am10:00 am
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Kekaha Neighborhood Center, Kekaha

Local produce, flowers and fruits.

Cost: Free

Hanalei Farmers’ Market

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Saturday, December 5th, 2020 at 9:30 am12:00 pm
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Hale Halawai Ohana O Hanalei (Hanalei Community Center), Hanalei

Delicious locally grown fruits & vegetables from Kauai North Shore farmers. Tasty treats highlighting the culinary talents of the local area. Unique and beautiful Kauai made arts and crafts created by talented, local artists. Open every Saturday, 9:30 am to 12 noon on the grounds of Hale Halawai ‘Ohana O Hanalei.

Kauai Community Market

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Saturday, December 5th, 2020 at 10:00 am1:00 pm
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Kauai Community College, Lihue

New weekend value added farmers market hosted by the Kauai County Farm Bureau and Kauai Community College. Kauai Community Market features a wide variety of locally grown fruit and produce, value added products like coffee, honey and goat cheese, plus culinary treats, breakfast and lunch items to eat at the market or take home. Learn ways to grow and prepare local foods, educational demos and garden tours held regularly. A great way to buy fresh and buy local - supporting…

Cost: Free

Waimea Historic Walking Tour

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Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 8:30 am11:30 am
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West Kauai Visitor Center, Waimea

Take a 2.5 hours walk back through time in the place where Captain Cook first landed in Waimea. Where the agricultural landscape changed from taro to rice to corn, watered by a intricate ditch system with a marvelous history dating back to the time of the legendary menehune. Learn about the last king of Kauai, missionaries, and other famous citizens of Waimea along the landmarks they left behind. Enjoy a taste of the past in one of the most historic…

Cost: Admission by Donation

Historic Grove Farm museum tours

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Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 10:00 am12:00 pm
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Grove Farm museum, Lihue

The historic Grove Farm sugar plantation homestead museum is open weekly for tours! If you love history, architecture or beautiful gardens, there is something for everyone. Started in 1850 and opened as a museum in 1980, the homestead was the home to the Wilcox family who grew sugar on Kauai. 2-hour guided tours are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at either 10:00am or 1:00pm. Please join us for a step back in time, and listen to some stories of…

Cost: $20.00

Historic Grove Farm museum tours

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Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 1:00 pm3:00 pm
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Grove Farm museum, Lihue

The historic Grove Farm sugar plantation homestead museum is open weekly for tours! If you love history, architecture or beautiful gardens, there is something for everyone. Started in 1850 and opened as a museum in 1980, the homestead was the home to the Wilcox family who grew sugar on Kauai. 2-hour guided tours are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at either 10:00am or 1:00pm. Please join us for a step back in time, and listen to some stories of…

Cost: $20.00
Kealia Farm Tours

Kealia Farm Market and Tours

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Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 3:00 pm7:00 pm
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Kealia Farm Lanai, Kealia

The farmers at Kealia offer their produce and products under a covered lanai at Kealia Farm. Visitors can take a wagon ride to tour the farm and waterfall during the market.

Cost: Market Purchases Credited Toward Wagon Ride

Kalaheo Sunshine Market

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Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 at 3:00 pm4:00 pm
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Kalaheo Neighborhood Center, Kalaheo

Sunshine Market in Kalaheo at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center. Local produce, flowers and fruit.

Cost: Free

Historic Grove Farm museum tours

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 10:00 am12:00 pm
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Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at either 10am or 1pm
Grove Farm museum, Lihue

The historic Grove Farm sugar plantation homestead museum is open weekly for tours! If you love history, architecture or beautiful gardens, there is something for everyone. Started in 1850 and opened as a museum in 1980, the homestead was the home to the Wilcox family who grew sugar on Kauai. 2-hour guided tours are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at either 10:00am or 1:00pm. Please join us for a step back in time, and listen to some stories of…

Cost: $20.00
Tasting Kauai Food Tour - South Shore. Daniel Lane photo

Tasting Kauai Food Tour – South Shore

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 12:30 pm4:30 pm
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Multiple stops along the South Shore,

Tasting Kauai offers three food tours every week that explore the North Shore, South Shore and East Side. All tours include tastings with some serious fun in Kauai’s most delicious and beautiful neighborhoods. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, you’ll enjoy delectable foods from one-of-a-kind specialty food stores, famous local restaurants and food trucks while receiving an insider’s view into the culture and history that defines the Garden Island. Walk away with new culinary perspectives, big smiles, satisfied taste buds and the confidence to explore new flavors.

Cost: $99

Historic Grove Farm museum tours

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 1:00 pm3:00 pm
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Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at either 10am or 1pm
Grove Farm museum, Lihue

The historic Grove Farm sugar plantation homestead museum is open weekly for tours! If you love history, architecture or beautiful gardens, there is something for everyone. Started in 1850 and opened as a museum in 1980, the homestead was the home to the Wilcox family who grew sugar on Kauai. 2-hour guided tours are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at either 10:00am or 1:00pm. Please join us for a step back in time, and listen to some stories of…

Cost: $20.00

Kapaa Sunshine Market

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 3:00 pm4:30 pm
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Kapaa New Town Park, Kapaa

Local produce, fruits and flowers.

Cost: Free

Kauai Culinary Market

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 4:00 pm6:00 pm
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Kukui’ula Village, Koloa

Explore this gourmet farmer's market every Wednesday and meet local farmers and Kauai grown/Kauai made packaged food vendors. Soak up the sunshine in the Beer & Wine Garden, near Merriman's, and experience live Chef demonstrations from some of the island's most talented Chefs! Enjoy live contemporary Hawaiian music with John & Pali, shop the island's best retail stores and taste the fresh culinary offerings from Kauai's hottest new chefs. Hosted in conjunction with the Kauai County Farm Bureau.

Free Hula at Coconut Marketplace

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 5:00 pm6:00 pm
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Coconut Marketplace, Kapaa

If you're looking for free, lively, and fun Hawaiian entertainment for your whole family, visit Coconut Marketplace in Kapaa for a hula show! Wednesdays at 5 pm and Saturdays at 1 pm.

Cost: Free

Historic Grove Farm museum tours

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Thursday, December 10th, 2020 at 10:00 am12:00 pm
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Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at either 10am or 1pm
Grove Farm museum, Lihue

The historic Grove Farm sugar plantation homestead museum is open weekly for tours! If you love history, architecture or beautiful gardens, there is something for everyone. Started in 1850 and opened as a museum in 1980, the homestead was the home to the Wilcox family who grew sugar on Kauai. 2-hour guided tours are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at either 10:00am or 1:00pm. Please join us for a step back in time, and listen to some stories of…

Cost: $20.00

Historic Grove Farm museum tours

Island Happenings »
Thursday, December 10th, 2020 at 1:00 pm3:00 pm
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Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at either 10am or 1pm
Grove Farm museum, Lihue

The historic Grove Farm sugar plantation homestead museum is open weekly for tours! If you love history, architecture or beautiful gardens, there is something for everyone. Started in 1850 and opened as a museum in 1980, the homestead was the home to the Wilcox family who grew sugar on Kauai. 2-hour guided tours are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at either 10:00am or 1:00pm. Please join us for a step back in time, and listen to some stories of…

Cost: $20.00
NTBG Hula Shows

NTBG Weekly Hula Show

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Thursday, December 10th, 2020 at 2:00 pm2:45 pm
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National Tropical Botanical Garden, Koloa

Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leinā’ala will preform a traditional Hula show highlighting the wahi pane, sacred places, of Kaua’i along with intriguing stories of the Hawaiian people and their connections with the gardens. Dancers will be accompanied by live Hawaiian music. Every Thursday from 2–2:45 PM National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitors Center Across from Spouting Horn

Cost: Free
Hanapepe Sunshine Market

Hanapepe Sunshine Market

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Thursday, December 10th, 2020 at 3:00 pm4:00 pm
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Hanapepe Park, Hanapepe

Local produce, flowers and fruit.

Cost: Free
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