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Top 10 Hawaii USA Maui Events and Festivals

Here is a selection of the main Maui events and festivals (in calendar order) taking place on the Island of Maui in Hawaii USA.

Just two of the Top 10 Hawaii USA Maui events and festivals are the Aloha Festivals taking place on all of the islands of Hawaii and the Maui Fair.

See below for a complete list of the main Maui events and festivals.

Hyundai Tournament of Champions
early January
Kapalua – Maui, Hawaii

A must-see event for golf lovers around the world, this annual event is one of the most prestigious on the PGA Tour - only champions from the previous season may compete. The championship takes place at the beautiful Plantation Course on Kapalua Resort that ranks among the world’s greatest courses.

For more information about the PGA Tour's Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Maui visit:

Celebration of the Arts
early April
Kapalua – Maui, Hawaii

Winner of the prestigious Kahili Award presented by the Hawaii Tourism Authority to those honoring the preservation of the Hawaiian spirit, the Celebration of the Arts event has been a much attended event for 20 years. It is one of Hawaii’s premiere interactive arts and cultural festivals featuring promoters of new and ancient Hawaiian arts, a wide variety of different and uniquely talented artisans, workshops, films, hula performances, elders, as well as food and music.

For more information about the Celebration of the Arts in Kapalua in Maui visit

East Maui Taro Festival
late April
Hana – Maui, Hawaii

A popular event for more than twenty years, the East Maui Taro Festival in and around the town of Hana celebrates the Taro plant that is considered to be one of the most important of life force enhancing foods. Highlights of this two day event include lectures and demonstrations about the Taro plant and its uses in poi pounding demonstrations and special recipes using the Taro plant, as well as a tent dedicated to more information, a farmers' market, food stalls, arts and crafts vendors, and live entertainment including music and hula.

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Maui Onion Festival
early May
Whaler's Village, Lahaina – Maui, Hawaii

Whaler's Village, famous for its large, juicy onions that are considered to be the sweetest onions in the world, has celebrated the Maui Onion Festival for over 20 years with chef demonstrations, raw onion-eating contests, the Maui Onion Recipe competition, food booths and a beer garden as well as live entertainment including music, hula dancing and many events and activities especially for children.

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Maui Classical Music Festival
early May
Maui, Hawaii

A highly acclaimed music event for over 30 years, the eight-day Maui Classical Music Festival taking place in historically recognized churches around the island of Maui has been recognized by national newspapers and musical publications attracts world-famous musicians to perform programs from the Baroque period to the Twentieth Century including such greats as Beethoven, Bach, Mendelssohn and Liszt

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Makawao Parade & Rodeo
early July
Makawao – Maui, Hawaii

Top Rodeos  in the USACelebrating Independence Day, the Makawao Parade & Rodeo welcomes over 350 cowboys from around the world and features stock and roping events with live entertainment acts including rodeo clowns, bull riding, steer chasing, horse racing, a colorful Hawaiian style wild west parade complete floats, music, beauty queens, pa'u riders, Country and Western dancing and more.

For more information about the Makawao Parade and Rodeo in Maui visit:

Maui Marathon
late September
Kahului to Ka‘anapali – Maui, Hawaii

top marathon events in the USAThe oldest continuously held running event in Hawaii, this 26.2-mile course from Kahului to Ka‘anapali is ranked as one of the world’s most scenic marathons and has been a favorite event for more than 43 years.

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Maui Fair
early October
Maui, Hawaii

Being held for an incredible 90 years already, the Maui Fair is the largest event on the island of Maui and features everything from the traditional parade down Ka‘ahumanu Blvd to the fairgrounds in Wailuku, as well as carnival rides, artwork, photos, crafts, flowers, trade shows, and live entertainment day and night.

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