Who’s ready for some spooky fun? This month is filled with all kinds of island fun, from film premieres to haunted Halloween festivities! Check out some of the October events happening in Maui! For more information or to see the best weekly, monthly and yearly celebrations, check out our calendar of Upcoming Maui Events.
October 2015 Event List
Every Friday and Saturday night in October:
Maui Chef’s Table- Friday and Saturday Nights– Come experience the “Maui Chef’s Table” culinary adventure on the grounds of Maui Tropical Plantation on Fridays and Saturdays. Please check their calendar for dates and tickets.
Psychic Migrations Film Premiere– An international cast of surfers adorn this surf movie premiere, shot from on location in the West Indies, East Indies, Australia, Polynesia, and the Americas. Free admission, seating is first come, first served.
Wailuku First Friday– Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family fun entertainment on Wailuku’s historic Market Street!
Maui Paddle for a Cure– Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, The Butterfly Effect and Maui Jim present Maui Paddle for a Cure 2015. This fun non-competitive event for stand up, kayak and canoe paddlers takes participants along the beautiful shoreline of Ka’anapali Beach in West Maui to raise funds for Susan G. Komen, Hawaii Affiliate.
Oktoberfest at Whole Foods Market– Celebrate the best of fall with us! Sample unique and limited edition autumn brews and delicious food. Must be 21 years or older with valid I.D.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony– This American hip hop group from Cleveland, Ohio is best known for their fast-paced rapping style and harmonizing vocals.
Lahaina Second Friday– Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family fun entertainment on Lahaina’s famous Front Street!
“Hawaiian Sisterhood”– Unique event of art, dance and chanting to celebrate women in our community.
25% of proceeds will be donated to Women Helping Women (a local shelter for women)
10th Annual Maui Ukulele Festival– Enjoy a relaxed afternoon on the lawn as acclaimed ‘ukulele musicians fill the air with island music!
Postmodern Jukebox– Postmodern Jukebox is a rotating group of musicians producing covers of pop songs in the styles of jazz, ragtime, and swing. Get ready for the show of your life!
Boys & Girls Club of Maui’s Inaugural Gala: Little Chef, Big Chef– Join us for a fun and festive evening, to include a friendly culinary team competition with some of Maui’s favorite renowned chefs, local farmers, and our Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui youth members!
Makawao Third Friday– Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family fun entertainment on Makawao’s Baldwin Avenue!
Billy Currington– This happy-go-lucky country singer has everyone feeling good.
Dance Maui 2015– The festival, Dance Maui, will be built from the diversely talented dance organizations that exist on Maui. It is a festival dedicated to bringing together the many dance organizations of Maui and giving them a platform to present their art as one dance community.
6th Annual Okotberfest– The 6th Annual Oktoberfest will take place at the Maui Brewing Company on Saturday October 17, 2015 at the Maui Brewing Company in Kihei. Live entertainment. Great food. Don’t miss out!
Lau Hala: Sharing the Knowledge– Join the MACC for a symposium to learn about the history, cultural significance, ecology, and practice of mea ulana lau hala.
Zemlinsky Quartet– This Czech quartet is known for its repertoire containing works by many leading composers, ranging from classical to contemporary.
The Green Room Presents Barry Lopez– Barry Lopez will captivate the audience as he examines the relationship between human culture and physical landscape. A post-event reception with live music, pupu, and book signing will follow.
Kihei Fourth Friday– Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family fun entertainment at Kihei’s Azeka Shopping Center!
Flaco Jimenez and Max Baca– These Grammy award-winning artists will wow you with their accordion-driven Texas-Mexican conjunto music.
Mohala Mai– Mohala Mai is the halauʻs annual production which highlights the best of hula and Hawaiian music.
Sean Robbins: The Olanui Tour– Sean Robbins is a Puna, Hawaiʻi, raised local boy, who is quickly earning a reputation as a kī hōʻalu (slack key) raising star and haku mele (Hawaiian composer) with his debut Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning album, “Olanui.”
Soprano Sumi Jo with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra– The Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra will make its Maui debut this October in an exciting performance featuring soprano superstar, Sumi Jo.
13 Candles: Ghost Stories of Hawai’i– Join Lopaka Kapanui as he perpetuates an ancient Japanese storytelling game; 13 candles will be lit and Lopaka will tell his scariest ghost stories. One candle is snuffed for every story told, leaving the darkest, spookiest moments for the very last tale!
Starry Night Cinema: Hotel Transylvania– Join us for some FREE FAMILY FUN as we watch “Hotel Transylvania” under the stars.
Halloween in Lahaina– For one night each year, Front Street transforms into a giant Halloween Party, filled with family friendly activities, live music, and of course one of the world’s most unique displays of ghosts, ghouls, and much more. You never know what you’ll find! Festivities begin on Front Street with the Annual Keiki Halloween Costume Parade.