Summertime, and the livin’s easy(?!?) here on The Valley Isle. June is usually one of our favorite months on Maui, thanks to events like the Kapalua Food and Wine Festival (which spans several days this year!), as well as local concerts, farmers markets, and plenty more.
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.
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.
Sunday Night Trivia at Down the Hatch: Put your knowledge of science, art, music, and history to the test at Down the Hatch’s weekly trivia night, featuring lots of amazing prizes! Sign-ups start at 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 tos sunset scenes and more, select the masterpiece you want to create and bring home your own artwork!
Lahaina Arts Society Art Festival: The Lahaina Arts Society Art Festivals are returning to the Lahaina Cannery Mall each Saturday and Sunday. From 9 am to 4 pm, talk story with local artists, browse paintings, jewelry, photography, ceramics, and prints.
Maui Events June 2021
Led Kaapana and the Slack Key Show Ohana: Live from the Napili Kai resort, live music from one of Hawaii’s slack key masters is returning once again! Tickets are available online or call 808-669-3858 to reserve. Due to social distancing requirements, seating is limited. With a slew of best-selling albums and four Grammy nominations under his belt, Led’s show is not to be missed.
2021 Kapalua Wine and Food Festival Week: Founded in 1981 to foster appreciation of fine wine, culinary delights, and the beautiful Kapalua area, the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival is one of the oldest celebrations of its kind in the United States. This year, in order to comply with current safety guidelines, celebrations will be held individually at restaurants in and around Kapalua. Enjoy food and wine pairings and winemaker dinners at restaurants like Sansei and Taverna. Visit the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival website for a full schedule of celebrations.
Kanekoa at Nalu’s in Kihei Town: Self-described as “ukulele powered Hawaiian reggae folk-rock”, Kanekoa is one of Maui’s best-known musical groups. After over a year, they are finally returning to the Kihei institution of Nalu’s. Seating is limited to the first 100 people, first come first serve so get there early! The show runs from 7 to 9 pm.
For more information or to see the best weekly, monthly, and yearly celebrations, check out our calendar of Upcoming Maui Events.
Is something going on in June that we don’t know about? Let us know in the comments below! Mahalo for reading our list of June events on Maui, and we hope you all have a fabulous start to your 2021 summer. A hui hou…