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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

Gifts Of The Ancestors - Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert
Hanalei Community Center
Friday June 20, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday August 24, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday October 31, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday January 4, 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]

Book Signing With Local Author Aggie Marti-kini
Kaua'i Museum
Saturday November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Local Kaua'i Author of "ANAHOLA, Kaua'i's Mystic Hawaiian Village" Aggie Marti-Kini will be signing her book at the Kaua'i Museum 'Ohana Day on Sat., 11/1 from 10-noon; 'Ohana Day Festivies are available from 10-4; Books are available at a [expand]

Kauai Historical Society Evening With Cyril Pahinui
Smith's Tropical Paradise
Saturday November 1, 2014, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

This annual fundraiser for the nonprofit Kauai Historical Society features Cyril Pahinui, awardwinning slack key guitarist and vocalist. Peter Moon, Jr. adds ukulele and Jeff Au Hoy addsjromantic Hawaiian steel guitar. Cocktail music at 5:00 by Larry [expand]

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]

Cancelled!!! Hawaiian Holiday Craft Fair
Kaua'i Beach Resort
Saturday November 1, 2014, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

2014 THEME: Year of Na Loea O Na Mea Hana Lima (Master Crafters) Malie Foundation presents the Hawaiian Holiday Craft Fair Saturday, November 1, 2014 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- Kaua’i Beach Resort On Saturday, November 1, the theme "Year of Na Loea O Na [expand]

Kiss Concert — Songs Of The Silver Screen (this Event Moved To This Date)
Mahiko Lounge at Gaylord's at Kilohana Plantation
Sunday November 2, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Kauai Island Singers Showcase (KISS) presents music from the movies in the Mahiko Lounge at Gaylord’s on Sunday, November 2 at 3 PM. Nine sensational singers, 19 songs. Two talented musicians —Hank Curtis on the baby grand piano and Mike Latif [expand]

The Hanalei Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert
Hanalei Community Center
Sunday June 22, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday August 29, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday November 2, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday January 9, 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]

Behavioral Interviewing-hire The Right Person For The Job
Kauai Community College-Office of Continuing Education and Training
Wednesday November 5, 2014, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Wednesday, November 5; 8am-11am; KCC-OCET Does past performance predict future success? Behavioral interviewing suggests that the most accurate predictor of future performance is past performance in a similar situation. Come and gain valuable tips [expand]

Annual Princeville Community Fine Arts Exhibit
Princeville Community Center
Friday November 7, 2014, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday November 8, 2014, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Please join us for the Annual Princeville Community Fine Arts Exhibit. The exhibit is only November 7th and 8th. There will be paintings, drawings, sculptures and mixed media pieces created by artists from Ke'e to Kilauea. Meet the artists and talk [expand]

Poina `ole - Never To Be Forgotten - Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert
Hanalei Community Center
Sunday June 8, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday July 13, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday August 31, 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday November 7, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Friday January 30, 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]

Veterans Day Parade -honoring Our Women In Military
Saturday November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Annual Parade with walking units cars, and lots of red, white and blue excitement. Join the island as they celebrate our Veterans! The parade ends at the Kapaa Beach Park where the celebration and honoring continues. Veterans Day Ceremony, Tuesday [expand]

Aldrine Guerrero Ukulele Concert
Scottys Music House (across from Walmart) 3-3319 Kuhio Hwy
Saturday November 8, 2014, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Concert / Ukulele Show

Winter Craft Fair, Zumba And Food Trucks!
Chiefess Kamakahelei School Cafeteria
Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Get it all in one place - handmade gifts, Zumba and food!

150th Anniversary Luau
Grove Farm Museum
Saturday November 8, 2014, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

In November of 1864 George Wilcox acquired a property outside of Lihue known as Grove Farm. His education in engineering helped him to irrigate 900 acres of barren land, which led to the creation of a successful Kauai sugar plantation. The rest, as [expand]

Women Artists Of Kauai Open Studio Tour
Saturday November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday November 9, 2014, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Women Artists of Kauai will be having their 3rd Annual Open Studio Tour on the weekend of November 8 and 9, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a free, self driving tour. Visit each artist's studio at your own pace and talk story with them [expand]

Pato Banton And Band Members Rock Reggae At The Courtyard Marriott Kapa'a
Courtyard Marriott Kauai 650 Aleka Loop, Kapaa
Sunday November 9, 2014, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Pato Banton and members from his band "The Now Generation" perform at the Courtyard Marriott in Kapa'a at their oceanside tent pavilion. Join us for an afternoon of positive reggae from local island and reggae bands and culminating with world-renown [expand]

22nd Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, Kauai Style
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort & Spa
Sunday November 9, 2014, 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Event showcases up to 15 artists known in the Slack Key Guitar genre performing for 6 solid hours at the Aqua Kauai Beach Resort & Spa in Lihue, Kauai, HI. Slack Key Guitar is an indigenous guitar art form that began in 1830 on the Big Island of [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]

Kauai Farmers Union Potluck & Monthly Meeting
Anahola Clubhouse
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday August 13, 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday September 10, 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday October 8, 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday November 12, 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join the Kauai Farmers Union for our monthly local food potluck and education sessions every second Wednesday of the month at the Anahola Clubhouse, 6pm. Please bring a dish to share and talk story with family farmers, food producers, politicians, [expand]

Shrek The Musical
Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall
Friday November 14, 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday November 15, 2014, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Saturday November 15, 2014, 7:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday November 16, 2014, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday November 21, 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunday November 23, 2014, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Hawaii Premiere of Shrek the Musical, just off Broadway and a National Tour Nov. 14th to Nov. 23rd. 2 weekends only!! Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihue Fridays at 7PM, 2 shows on Saturdays at 2PM and 7PM and Sundays at 4PM Ticket info at [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!