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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

Artisan Fair
Princeville Golf Clubhouse
Wednesday September 17, 2014, 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Seven Juried art sits demonstrate oil, watercolor, glass working jewelry and more. At the beautiful Princeville Golf Club house,. next to The Tavern. 1pm to 7pm stop by for lunch happy hour or dinner and enjoy meeting local artists.

"exploring The Basis For Hawaiian Sovereignty"
Aston Aloha Beach Resort
Thursday September 18, 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Talk story by Judge William Fernandez, KHS president, on historic events, legislation, court rulings, other factors contributing to the current movement for a nation-to-nation status. Fernandez will also examine the alternatives being considered for [expand]

A Culinary Romp Through Paradise
: Kilohana Plantation, Kauai Marriott Resort, The Feral Pig
Friday January 10, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday February 14, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday March 14, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday April 18, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday August 15, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday September 19, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday October 17, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday November 14, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday December 12, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Taste paradise on this unique culinary tour and meet some of Kauai’s best food growers and makers. Led by Marta Lane, local food writer and restaurant guide author, this culinary tour is designed to immerse you fresh, local flavors. Stroll through [expand]

A Culinary Romp Through Paradise
Kilohana Plantation, Kauai Marriott Resort, The Feral Pig Event
Friday January 10, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday February 14, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday March 14, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday April 18, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday May 9, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday June 20, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday July 18, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday August 15, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday September 19, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday October 17, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday November 14, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday December 12, 2014, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Taste paradise on this unique culinary tour and meet some of Kauai’s best food growers and makers. Led by Marta Lane, local food writer and restaurant guide author, this culinary tour is designed to immerse you fresh, local flavors. Stroll through [expand]

The Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert
Hanalei Community Center
Friday June 13, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Friday September 19, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday January 11, 2015, 3:00 PM to 5:00 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]

Last Chance For Personalized Brick In The Peace Garden
Friday September 19, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Storybook Theatre will be placing our final 2014 brick order this September. There is still time to stop by and pick up a donation form for your family’s brick. There are three lines of text with 15 characters on each line. The path of bricks [expand]

Movie In The Park/princeville Paradise Hawaiian Style
Prince Albert Park
Saturday September 20, 2014, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for a great Family Movie Night! Prince Albert Park, Princeville 4334 Emmalani Drive (across from Library) Drinks & Movie Snacks ~ Movie begins at dusk Come Celebrate the Park’s Grand Re-Opening! all Keiki receive free Glow Sticks

Wailua Artists Sale
Saturday September 20, 2014, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Saturday, September 20th - 10 am - 3 pm At TWO locations in Homesteads (look for the signs) 6581 Kuamoo Road (808 822-1558) 188 Lilia Place (off Kuamoo) (808 651-4563) Fabulous art shopping with unique handmade gifts from 4 local artists: [expand]

2014 International Day Of Peace
Lydgate Park, Kamalani Playground
Sunday September 21, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Everybody is invited to celebrate The International Day of Peace at Lydgate Park on Sunday, September 21, 2014, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., sponsored by the Interfaith Roundtable of Kauai. Centering on the Lydgate Park Peace Pole (near Kamalani Playground), [expand]

Malie Foundation - Kaua'i Mokihana Festival
Hawaiian Congregational - Kapaa
Sunday September 21, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Monday September 22, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Tuesday September 23, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Tuesday September 23, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Wednesday September 24, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Thursday September 25, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Friday September 26, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Saturday September 27, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM

The festival is a week-long Sept. 21-27 celebration, of Hawaiian culture and includes music contest, 3-day hula competition, craft fair and workshops at locations around the island of Kaua’i. 2014 Kaua’i Mokihana Festival: (all events at [expand]

Ohana Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert
Hanalei Community Center
Friday July 18, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday September 21, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday November 28, 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) Directions: In Hanalei just a block from the shopping center, turn left on Malolo [expand]

Expressions Of Peace
Sparky's Garden
Sunday September 21, 2014, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

International Day of Peace event will be held in Sparky's Garden on Sunday, September 21st from 4-7pm. The event will be a sharing time for everyone's feelings about Peace making in our World. Bring your songs, poetry, stories and artwork to share [expand]

The Abcs Of Business Writing
Kauai Community College-OCET
Monday September 22, 2014, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Sept 22 - Oct 8; Mon/Wed; 1:00-3:30pm If writing is any part of your job or career, or if writing is any part of your employees' jobs, then mastering the basics of business writing will help you greatly increase productivity and effectiveness in the [expand]

Quickbooks 2010 Advanced
Kauai Community College-OCET
Wednesday September 24, 2014, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Wednesday, September 24; 9am-12noon, OCET 106 This class is designed for experienced users of Quickbooks. The hands-on class will focus on financial statements and reports provided with Quickbooks, creating and memorizing reports for management [expand]

The 16th Annual Kauai Powwow
Kapaa Beach Park
Friday September 26, 2014, 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday September 27, 2014, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday September 28, 2014, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The 16th Annual Kauai Powwow will be held September 26, 27, 28 at Kapaa Beach Park. This year's theme is Rejuvenate Your Spirit: Embracing Our Culture and Tradition. One can uplift their spirit through the power of the drum, dancing, and the rhythm [expand]

Hawaii's Sunset Music - Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert
Hanalei Community Center
Friday June 27, 2014, 4:00 AM to 6:00 AM
Sunday July 20, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday September 26, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday November 30, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 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]

Emma's Last Dance
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center
Friday September 26, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Saturday September 27, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Sunday September 28, 2014, 1:00 AM to 1:00 AM

A limited engagement of the world premier of David Scott's play of plantation life, based on his own experiences at the beginning of WW11. David Scott is one of Kauai's Living Treasres and has pulished several works: plays, novels and histories.

Emma's Last Dance
Kauai Community Players Performing Arts Center
Friday September 26, 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday September 27, 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sunday September 28, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Women in Theatre presents Hawaii “living treasure” David Penhallow Scott's play about plantation society at the time of Pearl Harbor. Set in December 1941: Two magnificent women meet. Two cultures clash. Secrets are revealed, and paradise is [expand]

Orama O Kauai Tahitian Drum And Dance Company Performs For Pow Wow
Kapaa Beach Park
Friday September 26, 2014, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Kauai Pow Wow invites Orama O Kauai Tahitian Drum and Dance company to perform!

Meditation, Chanting, Teachings (satsang) And A Vegan Potluck
556 Kamalu rd Kapaa (Wailua Homesteads)
Saturday August 30, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Saturday September 27, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Saturday October 25, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Saturday November 29, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Saturday December 27, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Meditation chanting and teachings (Satsang), with OM (Swami Omkarananda), in the tradition of Master Sivananda and Swami VishnuDevananda. Join us for an uplifting experience of: • Meditation • Chanting • Spiritual Study Satsang is a [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!