Fall on Maui is a spectacular time to visit our island paradise, offering idyllic weather, fewer crowds, and festive events. Whether you want to sample one-of-a-kind culinary creations at the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival or celebrate Halloween in Lahaina with a creative costume, the autumn season has an event for every interest! And when you are looking for places to stay, Epic Realty has you covered with our wide selection of Maui condo rentals. Read on to learn about the fun festivals happening on Maui this October!
The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival is one of the top culinary events in the Pacific, attracting over 10,000 visitors and 150 internationally renowned chefs, culinary personalities, winemakers, and mixologists annually. The festival features culinary events throughout the state, with two happenings on Maui from October 22nd-23rd.
- Big, Bold, & Beautiful: This event takes place at the Sheraton Maui Resort and offers wine tastings from across the globe. Sample full-bodied reds and rich white wines with unique culinary pairings under the Maui night sky.
- Stars, Beards, & Diamonds: This event offers an exclusive five-course meal from prestigious chefs that have received the highest accolades in the culinary world.
Maui’s largest celebration occurs in October during the Halloween in Lahaina festival. Front Street closes down every year and welcomes thousands of costumed visitors looking to compete in contests and attend the annual parade. This Maui Halloween event will also include face painting, ghost stories, games, and live music.
The Festivals of Aloha is the largest celebration of Hawaiian culture, occurring throughout September and October. The festivals will feature entertainment, cultural demonstrations, Hawaiian cuisine, parades, and fun contests. These festivals are hosted throughout the Hawaiian islands, with two festivals being held on Maui:
- Aloha Hana: The town of Hana features a week-long Aloha festival with a parade, fishing contests, lei contests, poke contests, attire contests, a talent show, entertainment, and traditional food.
- Aloha Wailea: The Four Season Resort will host a weekend of Aloha in Wailea at the end of October. Experience Hawaiian music, shop from local artisans, and celebrate hula dance.
Adventure Fest is an annual off-road running race that consists of 5K, 10K, and 15K trail runs. This Maui race will occur on October 8th at DT Fleming Park in Kapalua. Challenge yourself this fall and run on some of the most scenic trails in the country.
If you are looking for a unique activity during your fall getaway, we recommend signing up for a Lahaina chocolate tasting tour. Maui Ku’ia Estate Chocolate offers weekend tastings, where you will sample nine pieces of delicious chocolate grown from their Lahaina farm.
Maui Condo Rentals for a Fall Getaway
Fall is right around the corner, and now is the perfect time to plan your Maui escape with Epic Realty. Celebrate Hawaiian cuisine at the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival, or immerse yourself in local culture at the Festivals of Aloha. However you decide to spend the season, our Epic Realty condo rentals will put you close to the action. Browse over 60 Lahaina vacation rentals and start planning your fall getaway today!