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Hawaii Festivals & Events 2020

The Hawaiian Islands play host to incredible one-of-a-kind Hawaii festivals and events.

Hawaii events can provide visitors with a valuable insight into the destination, its people and island life, history, culture, music, cuisine, sports, arts and crafts, environment and so much more.

Enrich your next Hawaii holiday by attending one of the many local Hawaii festivals and events!

Hawaii Festivals & Events

Throughout the year major Hawaii festivals and events draw thousands of people to Hawaii from around the world. These Hawaii signature events are the “big ones” on the destinations annual calendar. Try to book your holiday to coincide with one of these events, it will be sure to enhance your Hawaii experience.

Sentry Tournament of Champions (Golf), Maui, 6-10 Jan 2021
Sony Open in Hawaii (Golf), Oahu, TBC Jan 2021
Maui Oceanfront Marathon, Oahu, 17 Jan 2021

Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival, Island of Hawaii, 1 Feb 2020
Chinese New Year Celebrations, Statewide, 25 Jan-8 Feb 2020
Panaewa Stampede Rodeo, Hawaii Island, 15-17 Feb 2020
Superbowl Watch Parties, 2 Feb 2020
Valentine’s Day, Statewide, 14 Feb 2020
Mardi Gras, Statewide, 25 Feb 2020
Wanderlust, Oahu, 28 Feb-3 Mar 2020

Honolulu Festival, Oahu, 6-8 Mar 2020
Kona Brewers Festival, Island of Hawaii, 14 Mar 2020
Hilo Marathon, Island of Hawaii, 15 Mar 2020
Prince Kuhio Day Celebration, Statewide, 26 Mar 2020
St Patrick’s Day, Statewide, 17 Mar 2020
The Great Hawaiian Chili Cook-Off, 7 Mar 2020
Localicious, Oahu, TBC Mar 2020

Easter Good Friday, Statewide, 10 Apr 2020
Merrie Monarch, Hawaii Island, 12-18 Apr 2020
Lotte Championship (Golf), Oahu, 14-20 Apr 2020
Earth Day Activities, Statewide, 22 Apr 2020
Waikiki Spam Jam, Oahu, 25 Apr 2020

Lei Day Celebrations, Statewide, 1 May 2020
Cinco De Mayo, 5 May 2019
Golden Week in Hawaii, 29 April-5 May 2020
Mother’s Day, Statewide, 10 May 2020
Kawaii Kon Anime Convention, Oahu, 15-17 May 2020
Hawaii Kuauli Pacific & Asia Cultural Festival, Island of Hawaii, 15-17 May 2020
Maui Brewers Festival, Maui, 16 May 2020
Memorial Day, Statewide, 25 May 2020
Lantern Floating Hawaii, Oahu, 25 May 2020
Hawaii Book & Music Festival, TBC May 2020

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Jun 2020
State Fair, Oahu, TBC Jun 2020
Kona Marathon, Island of Hawaii, TBC Jun 2020
Pan-Pacific Festival, Oahu, TBC Jun 2020
King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade, Oahu, TBC Jun 2020
Kapalua Food & Wine Festival, Maui, 4-7 Jun 2020
World Oceans Day, Statewide, 8 Jun 2020
Maui Film Festival, Maui, 17-21 Jun 2020
Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture 2020, 10-21 June 2020

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Jul 2020
Hawaii Beer Fest, Oahu, TBC Jul 2020
Forth of July, Statewide, 4 Jul 2020
Prince Lot Hula Festival, Oahu, 18-19 Jul 2020
Koloa Plantation Days, Kauai, TBC Jul 2020

Obon Dances & Festivals, Statewide, TBC Aug 2020
Duke’s OceanFest, Oahu, TBC Aug 2020
Made in Hawaii Festival, Oahu, TBC Aug 2020
Korean Festival Hawaii, Oahu, TBC Aug 2020
Hawaii Tattoo Expo, Oahu, TBC Aug 2020
Okinawan Festival Hawaii, Oahu TBC Aug/Sep 2020
Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair, Kauai, TBC Aug 2020
Don The Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival, Island of Hawaii, TBC Aug 2020

The Kauai Marathon, Kauai, 6 Sep 2020
Aloha Festivals, Statewide, TBC Sep 2020
Festa Italiana Hawaii, Oahu, TBC Sep 2020
VegFest, Oahu, TBC Sep 2020

Maui Fair, Maui, 3-6 Oct 2019
IRONMAN World Championship, Hawaii Island, 12 Oct 2019
Maui Marathon, Maui, 13 Oct 2019
Honolulu Pride Parade, Oahu, 19 Oct 2019
Taste of Hilo, Island of Hawaii, 20 Oct 2019
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, Hawaii Island/Maui/Oahu, 5-27 Oct 2019
XTERRA World Championship, Maui, 27 Oct 2019
Halloween, Statewide, 31 Oct 2019
Pumpkin Festival, Oahu, Oct 2019
Greek Festival Hawaii, Oahu, TBC Oct 2019
Oktoberfest Festivities, Statewide, Oct 2019

Hawaii International Film Festival, Oahu, 7-17 Nov 2019
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, Hawaii Island, 1-10 Nov 2019
Miss Hawaii USA, Oahu, 10 Nov 2019
Restaurant Week, Oahu, 15-24 Nov 2019
XTERRA Trail Run World Championship, Oahu, 24 Nov 2019
Maui Invitational (Basketball), Maui, 25-27 Nov 2019
Waikiki Holiday Parade, 29 Nov 2019
Thanksgiving, Statewide, 28 Nov 2019
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, Oahu, TBC Nov-Dec 2019

Honolulu City Lights, Oahu, TBC Dec 2019
Santa Arrives by Canoe, Oahu, TBC Dec 2019
Kauai’s Festival of Lights, Kauai, 6-28 Dec 2019
Honolulu Marathon, Oahu, 8 Dec 2019
Hawaii Island Steer Guitar Festival, Island of Hawaii, 13-15 Dec 2019
The Hawaii Bowl (NFL/Gridiron), Oahu, TBC Dec 2019
Diamond Head Classic (Basketball), Oahu, TBC Dec 2019
Hawaii Open (Tennis), Oahu, 24 Dec 2019
Christmas Day Festivities, Statewide, 25 Dec 2019
New Years Eve, Statewide, 31 Dec 2019