Maui Events July 2022

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Aloha, humans. This month on Maui, as summer heats up and people from all over the world flock to Maui’s impeccably lovely shores for a well-deserved tropical getaway, we’re happy to share that there’s plenty of island-style happenings to look forward to, like concerts, local markets and more. Wishing you all a fun and adventure-filled Maui experience!

Maui Beach View

What’s Happening on Maui for July 2022?

Live music is still happening around the island, with local musicians jamming almost every night at some of the island’s best restaurants. Check out Mana’o Radio’s Music2Nite site for a full lineup of Live Music on Maui.

Maui Events July 2022

July 3

Chelsea Handler at the MACC: Chelsea Handler is a comedian, television host, and best-selling author whose humor has established her as one of the most lauded voices in entertainment. For her Vaccinated and Horny Tour, Chelsea is bringing her sensational stand-up set to 40+ cities across the nation.

July 8 

“White Hawaiian”: Eric Gilliom’s One Man Show: This witty one-man show debuted at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in late 2019 and received rave reviews and multiple sell-outs. “White Hawaiian” is coming back to the stage at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei for a three-month residency. Opening night is July 8 and will run the rest of the weekend before resuming in August.

July 22

Nate Bargatze: Nate Bargatze is set to appear on the MACC stage as part of his Raincheck Tour. Nate has received critical acclaim year after year. His debut album reached #1 on the iTunes comedy charts, he was featured as one of Esquire’s “Best New Comedians”, and has toured with Chris Rock. Don’t miss this special comedy performance at the Castle Theater.

Kihei Fourth Friday Town Parties: GREAT news! The Kihei Fourth Friday Town Party is resuming after a two-year hiatus! Stop by the Azeka Shopping Center from 6-9 pm for live music, ono food, keiki activities, and great shopping. Kihei Fourth Friday is the first town party to resume after covid and we’re so excited for other towns to resume theirs as well. Stay tuned!

Kihei 4th Friday

July 29 

Corinne Bailey Rae: Double Grammy Award winner Corrine Bailey Rae is bringing her sweet, soulful vocals to the Castle Theater Stage. Corinne is best known for her smash hits like Put Your Records On and Like a Star. Be sure to buy tickets in advance, this show is likely to sell out.

July 30 

The Kanekoa Experience: Kanekoa is one of Hawaii’s premier live music experiences, playing what is described as “ukulele-powered Hawaiian jam-rock.” This awesome Maui-based band makes monthly appearances at Pro Arts Playhouse. Tickets sell fast so book them early!

Maui Events Concert

Weekly Events

Mondays

Lei Po’o Making: The Shops of Wailea invites guests to learn how to weave ti leaf leis using ferns and flowers. Lei Po’o can be worn on the head and was typically used as a gift on special occasions by Ali’i (Hawaiian Royalty). This event is open to both keiki and adults and runs from 2:30 to 3:30 pm.

Tuesdays

Tuesday Trivia at Mahalo Aleworks: Head to Upcountry’s only brewery to test your trivia skills. Be sure to make it by 5:45 pm to register, trivia kicks off at 6 pm. Teams can be no larger than four. The winning team is awarded a $50 brewery gift card!

Polynesian Show at The Shops: This weekly show will highlight Hawaiian hula as well as other dances of Polynesia. The performance will take place at the Shops of Wailea from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

Coconut Husking at The Shops: From 2:30 to 3:30 pm weekly, the Shops of Wailea will be hosting demonstrations of the traditional and modern methods in husking a coconut. Learn how the Hawaiians would use every part of the coconut from food to crafting eating utensils, jewelry as well as furniture.

Wednesdays 

Lei Po’o Making: The Shops of Wailea invites guests to learn how to weave ti leaf leis using ferns and flowers. Lei Po’o can be worn on the head and was typically used as a gift on special occasions by Ali’i (Hawaiian Royalty). This event is open to both keiki and adults and runs from 2:30 to 3:30 pm.

Slack Key Guitar Show: The Masters of Hawaiian Music Slack Key Show is open for live shows once again. The Slack Key Show ohana will perform each week at 6:30 pm at the Napili Kai Beach Resort. Tickets are required for entry, this show is also streamed online.

John Cruz Acoustic Soul Anniversary Concerts:  Legendary local performer John Cruz will be taking to the Pro Arts Maui stage every Wednesday in June as part of his Acoustic Soul 25th Anniversary Concerts. Kamaaina rates are available.

Thursdays

Polynesian Show at the Shops: This weekly show will highlight Hawaiian hula as well as other dances of Polynesia. The performance will take place at the Shops of Wailea from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

Coconut Frond Weaving at the Shops: The Shops of Wailea invites guests to try their hand at the highly developed Hawaiian skill of weaving. Coconut frond weaving was used to make baskets, mats, and even toys. This event runs weekly from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Fridays

Papa Hula at the Shops: Hosted at the Shops of Wailea, Papa Hula is a celebration of the Hawaiian way of life. Enjoy a complimentary dance lesson, complete with costumes and accessories, and the dance movements and their meanings. This interactive performance runs from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Saturdays

Upcountry Farmers Market: Shop some of the best local souvenirs on the island, indulge in delicious food and support local farmers at one of Maui’s biggest weekly events. Don’t forget to set your morning alarm, as this market favors the early shopper. The Upcountry Farmers Market runs from 7:00 to 11:00 am every Saturday at the Kulamalu Town Center in Pukalani.

Sundays

Maui Gift and Craft Fair: Stop by the Lahaina Gateway Center and browse West Maui’s largest gift and craft fair. This weekly event hosts over 50 vendors, showcasing jewelry, photography, art, crafts, keiki activities, and more. Maui Gift and Craft Fair runs from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm every Sunday.

Maui Sunday Market: Featuring some of Maui’s most renowned food trucks, local vendors, and quality entertainment, the Maui Sunday Market is one of the island’s most popular weekly events. Centrally located at the Kahului Shopping Center, the Maui Sunday Market draws locals and visitors from all corners of the island. The event runs every Sunday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Family Class at Island Art Party: That’s right, Island Art Party is back in action! Maui’s most fun, family-friendly art class is once again accepting bookings. Sundays are reserved for Family Class, where ages 8 and up are welcome. From mermaid to sunset scenes and more, select the masterpiece you want to create and bring home your own artwork!

Island Art Party

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

Mahalo for reading, and be sure to share your lovely summertime adventures with us on Instagram and Facebook! A hui hou, readers…

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