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Kauai and Kapaa Festivals and Events

There’s always something Fun to do on Kauai!

Coconut Festival

The Coconut Festival is held each year on the Royal Coconut Coast and it’s fun for the whole family!

Weekly and monthly recurring events

Kapaa Sunshine Markets
Held each Wednesday at Kapaa New Town Park at 3:00 p.m. Browse local produce, flowers and fruits at these sunny outdoor Kauai markets. The nearby Kapaa New Town Park Sunshine Market is one of the larger Kauai farmer’s markets. Get there early to snatch up the delicious Hawaii produce and treats!

First Saturday Art Walk
A regular major event on the Royal Coconut Coast is the First Saturday Old Town Art Walk, held every month. Kapaa merchants and restaurants stay open late offering many specials. Artists, food vendors and musicians set up along the street with musical performances throughout the town. The event has grown in popularity drawing hundreds of residents and visitors.

Upcoming Kauai Festivals and Events

Social Media For Business, Getting Started
Kauai Community College-OCET
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

July 23, 1-4pm; Social Media for Business, Getting Started, (Overview for Business Owners and Managers) Discover how to integrate social media marketing into your overall business plan. Understand the basics of what each major social media platform [expand]

Koloa Plantation Days
Friday July 18, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Saturday July 19, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Sunday July 20, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Monday July 21, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Thursday July 24, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Friday July 25, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Saturday July 26, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Sunday July 27, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Celebrate the 29th annual Koloa Plantation Days in sunny Poipu, Kauai! Over 25 events celebrate the plantation heritage and modern-day vitality of Kauai's south shore communities of Koloa and Poipu, during this 10-day family-oriented festival. Each [expand]

Private Security Guard Training
Kauai Community College-OCET
Friday July 25, 2014, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

This training curricula meets the requirements of Section 1. Chapter 463, Hawaii Revised Statues, as amended 2010. Guards will learn state and federal laws regarding legal limitations on the actions of guards including instruction in the laws [expand]

Bon Dance
West Kauai Hongwanji (Hanapepe)
Friday July 25, 2014, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

The Kauai Buddhist Council coordinates the yearly schedule for the 9 temples on island. Religious memorial services to remember loved ones who have departed are conducted by each temple before the dancing starts

Heart Of Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert
Hanalei Community Center
Friday July 25, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday September 28, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday December 5, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling it's history. Free gift drawing. Tickets $20 ($15 Keiki, Seniors, Kamaaina) 2014 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice - #1 Best Live Show Directions: In Hanalei, [expand]

Hawaii Ocean Film Festival
Waipa
Saturday July 26, 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Under the Stars and on the Big Screen Featuring Films about Marine Resources, Ocean Recreation, and our Cultural Connections to the Sea, July 26 2014

Hanalei Bay Swim Challenge
Hanalei Bay Pier
Saturday July 26, 2014, 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The Only Race of its Kind on Kauai! Join 300 other swimmers from all the other Hawaiian islands as well as the mainland and international visitors, in one of four open-water races. In addition to two races held for the Keiki (kids) there will also [expand]

A Taste Of Kilohana
Kilohana Plantation
Saturday July 26, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

A Taste of Kilohana is an exclusive, guided food tour that offers a seasonal taste of Kilohana Plantation. Amidst lush landscaping and pineapple fields, the exclusive tour includes an off-the-menu, locally sourced meal that’s served in the Private [expand]

The Legends Of Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert
Hanalei Community Center
Sunday June 29, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday July 27, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday September 5, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Friday October 3, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday November 9, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday December 7, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday January 16, 2015, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

2014 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice - #1 BEST LIVE SHOW. Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Free Gift Drawing. Tickets $20 ($15 keiki, seniors, & kamaaina). Audience rating over 15 [expand]

Healing Horses Summer Gala
Hukilau Lanai
Monday July 28, 2014, 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Dinner, Entertainment, Cash Bar & Silent Auction

Kaua`i Music Festival 2014
Courtyard by Marriott Kaua`i
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday July 31, 2014, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday August 1, 2014, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday August 1, 2014, 9:00 AM to 4:00 AM
Saturday August 2, 2014, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday August 2, 2014, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The Kaua'i Music Festival (KMF) Songwriter Conference and Concert Series is a 4-day celebration of the art & craft of songwriting. During the KMF Songwriter Conference daily activities, you will learn songwriting and/or refine your skills through [expand]

Social Media For Business, Google Plus And You Tube
Kauai Community College-OCET
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

July 30, 1-4pm; Social Media for Business, Google Plus and YouTube Learn how to set up a YouTube channel and integrate YouTube into your website and other social media platforms. GooglePlus is important to your business because like YouTube, it is [expand]

John Cruz Performs With Docroc July 30th 8:30pm At Port Allen Sunset
Port Allen Sunset Grill and Bar
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Grammy Award winner will perform with DocRoc. John will start at approximately 8:30pm. Come enjoy this incredible local talent as he performs his soulful music that has drawn acclaim on the islands and beyond. Music by DocRoc begins at 6:30. [expand]

Kcc Basic Drawing
Hale Halawai Ohana O Hanalei
Thursday July 31, 2014, 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

KCC-OCET in partnership with Hale Halawai Ohana HO Hanalei Register with KCC-OCET at https://sites.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/office-of-continuing-education/drawing Or call 245-8318 Thursdays, 3:30-6:30pm; July 31 - October 2 Hale Halawai Ohana O [expand]

Bon Dance
Lihue Hongwanji Mission
Friday August 1, 2014, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday August 2, 2014, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

The Kauai Buddhist Council coordinates the yearly schedule for 9 temples on the island. Religious memorial services to remember loved ones who have departed are conducted by each temple before the dancing starts.

Spirt Of Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert
Hanalei Community Center
Friday August 1, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday October 5, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday December 12, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling it's history. Free gift drawing. Tickets $20 ($15 keiki, senior, kamaaina) 2014 Hawaii Magazine Reader's Choice - #1 Best Live Show Directions: In [expand]

Lihue Hongwanji Bon Dance Festival
Lihue Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
Friday August 1, 2014, 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday August 2, 2014, 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Bon Dance Festival at Lihue Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Good food and games in addition to the festive bon dance music and dancing. Friday night intermission entertainment will be a performance by the group Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko. Saturday night [expand]

First Saturday Fun In Kapaa
Kapaa Town from Canal to Canal
Saturday August 2, 2014, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Come on down to Kapaa Town and join the Kapaa Business Association and Kapaa Town Community in this festival event. Street vendors, music, truck vendors and all the wonderful businesses of Kapaa host a grand time for everyone!

A Taste Of Kilohana
Kilohana Plantation
Saturday January 4, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday February 1, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday March 1, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday May 3, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday June 7, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday July 5, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday August 2, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday September 6, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday October 11, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday November 1, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Saturday December 6, 2014, 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

A Taste of Kilohana is an exclusive, guided food tour that offers a seasonal taste of Kilohana Plantation. Amidst lush landscaping and pineapple fields, the exclusive tour includes an off-the-menu, three-course, locally sourced meal that’s served [expand]

Kauai Sand Festival
Near Black pot beach
Saturday August 2, 2014, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Come to the FREE Hawaii Sand Castle/Art/Sculpture Contest and Festival to build a sand castle or sand art to win lots of PRIZES. For kids thru adults, individuals or teams of any size. All are welcome to create their dream and enjoy a day at the [expand]

Want to See More Kauai Festivals?

To view a comprehensive list of upcoming Kauai Festivals and Events, visit the official Kauai Festivals website—it’s a mixed plate of fun!