Maui Events July 2017

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Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. Oh and hot. Don’t forget super hot. However, if you’re lucky enough to enjoy the warm waters and shores of Maui this summer, there’s plenty to look forward to beyond the sun, sand and rum. Take a look at our list of events going on in July, from the annual Independence Day Celebration to foodie events, concerts, and more.

For more information or to see the best weekly, monthly and yearly celebrations, check out our calendar of Upcoming Maui Events.

 

Maui Events July 2017

Select Saturday Evenings (July 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th):

Maui Chef’s Table – Come experience the Maui Chef’s Table culinary adventure on the grounds of Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy 7 courses of unique, farm-fresh cuisine and craft cocktails, all prepared in a gorgeous island setting. Please check their calendar for dates and tickets. $150 per person, including tax and gratuity.

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Every Third Tuesday (July 18th):

Brushstrokes & Brews – On the third Tuesday of each month, Island Art Party brings its fun painting classes to The Maui Brewing Co. in Kihei. Come create a beautiful painting, and enjoy happy hour pricing in the tasting room all night! Only $59 (kama’aina discount available with ID) and it sells out quick, so book early. Ages 16+ only.

Island Art Party

July 1st

Makawao 4th of July Paniolo Parade & Rodeo: Located Upcountry at the Oskie Rice Arena, you won’t want to miss the annual 9am Maui parade and rodeo, including family-friendly fun, food, entertainment and more.

Family Class at Island Art Party: From 2pm to 4:30pm, reserve a spot in Kihei’s family-friendly painting class. Painting ‘Dolphins,’ this class is open for ages 8 and up.

Lana’i Annual Pineapple Festival: Located on Maui’s neighbor island of Lana’i at Dole Park, the annual Pineapple Festival will be held from 3pm to 6pm and includes family-friendly fun and entertainment, followed by fireworks at 9pm.

Everclear at the Castle Theater: Performing at the MACC, Everclear are embarking on a highly anticipated tour celebrating its milestone anniversary, with plans to perform the Afterglow album front to back, including some tracks the band has never played live.

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July 2nd

Maui Taiko’s 20th Anniversary Concert: Formed by the descendants of Japanese immigrants in the hopes of perpetuating a centuries-old drumming tradition, the group has now blossomed into a performance troupe that entertains thousands of residents and visitors on Maui annually.

July 4th

HAPPY 4th of July!

Lahaina 4th of July Celebration: The Outlets of Maui are celebrating from 2pm to 8pm with live music. Located in West Maui, don’t miss the fireworks show at 8pm! Grab a seat on Front Street and remember to please keep the area clean by disposing of all of your trash. Mahalo!

Free Moonlit Movie: From 6pm to 9pm, head south to Sugar Beach Events in North Kihei for a special (and free!) outdoor movie showing of Airplane! Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

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July 8th

Wailuku First Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family fun entertainment on Wailuku’s historic Market Street.

Molokai Holokai Weekend: The Maui 2 Molokai Challenge will be celebrating its 15th year since Youth in Motion started. This event is the 2nd oldest Pailolo Channel crossing event, next to sailing canoes. The Maui 2 Molokai Challenge was also the very first event to do Stand Up Paddling across the Pailolo Channel in 2008.

Fire It Up at Grand Wailea: Fire It Up is a live-fire food, wine, beer & bourbon event deliciously curated to showcase Hawaii’s bountiful meats, seafood and produce cooked exclusively with fire. Tickets from $150 per person for General Admission.

July 9th

Molokai Holokai Weekend: The Maui 2 Molokai Challenge will be celebrating its 15th year since Youth in Motion started. This event is the 2nd oldest Pailolo Channel crossing event, next to sailing canoes. The Maui 2 Molokai Challenge was also the very first event to do Stand Up Paddling across the Pailolo Channel in 2008.

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July 14th

Lahaina Second Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Lahaina’s famous Front Street.

Andy McKee: Among the world’s finest acoustic guitarists, his crossover success to over 150 million YouTube viewers underscores his emergence as one of today’s most unique and influential artists. Come see him live at the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater.

9 to 5 the Musical: Held at the historic Iao Theater, drama buffs will want to grab a ticket to 9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Runs until August 6th.

July 15th

Maui Mermaid Extravaganza: Located at the Shops at Wailea, you’re invited to join Mermine for the inaugural Maui Mermaid Extravaganza, hosted by the Enchantress Gallery. Break out your glitter and shine those tails, this event is about celebrating the mermaid within with fabulous art, performance, and cake.

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July 21st

Makawao Third Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Makawao’s Baldwin Avenue.

Sesame Street Live – “Elmo Makes Music!”: When the new music teacher’s instruments go missing, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more come to the rescue and discover instruments they never knew existed. Children learn that everyone can make and enjoy beautiful music together.

July 22nd

10th Annual ‘Seed to Cup’ Coffee Festival: Head to the gorgeous Maui Tropical Plantation from 9am to 3pm for the annual coffee festival, featuring live music, a fashion show, food, alcohol, and plenty of caffeinated goodness!

Kaluanui Centennial Festival & Family Day: Located Upcountry at the Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, bring the whole family and celebrate 100 years of Kaluanui! Interact with local artists as you and your keiki immerse yourselves in an art project or demonstration in the Hui’s working art studios.

Sesame Street Live – “Elmo Makes Music!”: When the new music teacher’s instruments go missing, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more come to the rescue and discover instruments they never knew existed. Children learn that everyone can make and enjoy beautiful music together.

maui coffee festival 2017

July 23rd

Sesame Street Live – “Elmo Makes Music!”: When the new music teacher’s instruments go missing, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more come to the rescue and discover instruments they never knew existed. Children learn that everyone can make and enjoy beautiful music together.

July 28th

Kihei Fourth Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment at Kihei’s Azeka Shopping Center.

Rita Rudner: A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rita Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. Come see her at the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater.

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July 29th

Iao Valley 10KA very scenic race that starts at the Wailuku Municipal Parking Lot off of Vineyard Street. Follows Vineyard Street up to Main Street, turn around outside the scenic Iao Valley State Park and is a long rolling downhill back to Wailuku.

MayJah RayJah Reggae Festival 2017: Featuring one super solid night of premiere island entertainment with Grammy nominated reggae group, SOJA, along with New Zealand’s reggae heavyweights, Katchafire and Manalion, and more surprise guests for one amazing night!

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Mahalo for reading our list of Maui’s best July 2017 events. We hope you enjoy exploring the beautiful Valley Isle, and keep us posted on what you are looking forward to the most! Aloha.

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