Spring has almost sprung here on The Valley Isle! Whether you sign up for a decadent chocolate tasting, peruse some of the best local markets, or simply enjoy a beach day in the height of whale season, there are a handful of things to keep you busy while on Maui. Things are still moving on island time as we head further into 2021, but there are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself on one of the island’s top travel destinations.
For more information or to see the best weekly, monthly and yearly celebrations, check out our calendar of Upcoming Maui Events.
Maui Events March 2021
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!
Maui Chocolate Tasting: Each Saturday in March, Ku’ia Estate Chocolate hosts a 9 piece guided chocolate tasting at their factory in Lahaina. All of the proceeds from this tour go to benefit the Maui Food Bank. March marks the start of spring in the islands and sees a fair share of rainy days. This Saturday tour is a perfect weather-proof activity for the whole family.
Across the Sea: This Oahu trio features slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson, Hawaiian steel guitarist Greg Sardinha, and renowned erhu player Tsun-Hui Hung. This free live-streamed event is part of the Live @ the MACC virtual series. The show begins at 7:30.
Inna Vision at Da Playground: Maui’s own Inna Vision takes to the stage at the Valley Isle’s latest venue. Da Playground is specially designed with a plexiglass surrounded stage and socially distanced tables. Inna Vision is Maui’s original roots reggae band. Show runs from 7 pm to 9 pm and also features $10 live stream for those at home.
George Kahumoku Jr.: Catch four-time Grammy winner and master of slack key, George Kahumoku Jr. at Maui’s newest, covid safe venue, Da Playground. This show runs from 7 pm to 9 pm and also features a $10 live stream event for those at home.
Gretchen Rhodes Band: After her recent EP release, The Space In Between, Gretchen Rhodes returns to the MACC stage with her band for a special live-streamed performance. This show is part of the free Live @ the MACC virtual series. Show begins at 7:30 pm.
Paula Fuga at Da Playground: Hawaii’s sweetheart, poet, and sing-songwriter Paula Fuga makes a special appearance at Da Playground, Maui’s newest covid safe music venue. The 7 pm show is sold out and tickets for the 3 pm show are going fast, so make sure you book in advance.
Lily Meola with Special Guests Matt Meola and Lukas Nelson: Maui’s most talented siblings hit the MACC stage alongside renowned songwriter and country heartthrob Lukas Nelson. This is a free live-streamed event as part of the Live @ the MACC series.
Joseph Soul at Da Playground: This Hawaii born up-and-comer is best known for his appearance on The Voice. Catch him at Da Playground, Maui’s latest music venue designed to be completely covid safe. This event features a 3 pm and 7 pm show, as well as a $10 virtual event for those at home.
Tavana: This multi-talented one-man show hits the MACC stage as part of the free Live @ the MACC series. Tavana plays a multitude of instruments, such as guitar, banjo, ukulele, and plays drum triggers with his feet. Always an audience favorite, Tavana has toured with Alabama Shakes, Xavier Rudd, and many more. Show begins at 7:30 pm.
Mahalo for reading our list of activities on Maui in March 2021! Have an event you’d like to add? Let us know in the comments or contact us about getting featured in our monthly calendar and blog post. Mahalo!