There is always something happening on Maui, with one-of-a-kind events and festivals happening throughout the year. When summer rolls around, our slice of paradise comes alive with Maui events to pique everyone’s interest. Whether you are interested in culinary celebrations, film festivals, or cycling competitions, there are plenty of summer events to plan your getaway around.
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Wa’a Kiakahi Canoe Festival (June 11th)
The annual Wa’a Kiakahi Canoe Festival returns this summer, featuring the ancient Hawaiian and cultural sport of canoe sailing. Join us for canoe races, demonstrations, and sailing canoe rides.
Kapalua Wine & Food Festival (June 8th-11th)
The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival is the country’s longest-running food and wine event. Join us for four days of culinary delights, wine-tasting seminars, and exquisitely paired dinners. You can purchase tickets to this Maui event a la carte or get a pass to access all activities throughout the weekend.
Cycle to the Sun (June 24th)
Cycle to the Sun is one of the most challenging cycling competitions in the world, occurring every June! The ride climbs 10,000 feet over 36 miles starting at Pa’ia and finishing at the top of Haleakala Volcano. Join the post-race awards party at Maui Cyclery for food, drinks, entertainment, and an awards ceremony.
Maui Film Festival (June 28th-Jul 2nd)
The Maui Film Festival is an annual event for filmmakers, original cinema, and storytelling. This year the festival brings five nights of open-air double feature premieres of documentaries, short films, and feature-length films. Head to the Stardust Cinema and witness innovative filmmaking on the island!
4th of July Events on Maui
Celebrate the 4th of July on the island of Maui this year! Experience Hawaiian cowboy culture during the Makawao Rodeo & Parade, or visit Lahaina’s Front Street for entertainment, fireworks shows, and boat cruises.
Finally, you can take the Expeditions Ferry from Lahaina Harbor to the island of Lanai for the annual Pineapple Festival. This special event includes pineapple competitions, entertainment, family-friendly games, and fireworks!
Obon Dance & Festival (Aug 11th-12th)
The Obon Dance & Festival is a two-day celebration introduced to Maui by Japanese immigrants. The festival honors the spirits who have passed on at the Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Expect games, food, crafts, and bon odori dancing at this event.
Stay with Epic Realty in Maui This Summer!
Plan your vacation around one of these Maui events and experience the best of summer on our island paradise! Enjoy outstanding accommodations with full amenities at our Epic Realty vacation rentals. If you have any questions or need help planning your Maui getaway, please contact us at 808-346-3136.
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