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 2022, 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 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 Manaʻo Radio’s Music2Nite site for a full lineup of Live Music on Maui.
An Evening With Andrea Razzauti: “The Embrace”: Guitarist, composer, and fine artist Andrea Razzauti brings his eclectic blend of Contemporary Jazz, Classical, Brazilian, and Mediterranean music to the ProArts stage! He is joined by Larry Fitzpatrick on percussion and opener Ria Razzauti. The show begins at 7:30 pm.
Landon Mcnamara: North Shore-born singer/songwriter and professional surfer Landon McNamara is making his debut on Da Playground stage. Mcnamara blends reggae, blues, and rock and roll to form a style of music all his own. Doors open at 8 pm, show starts at 9 pm.
An Evening With Jimmy Dillon and Dayan Kai: Accomplished musicians Jimmy Dillon and Dayan Kai join forces for an epic night of music on the ProArts stage. Blues master Jimmy Dillon will be on acoustic guitar, and multi-instrumentalist Dayan Kai on guitar, piano, and reeds. The show begins at 7:30 pm.
Fiesta Saturday With DJ JamN J: Los Angeles-born DJ JamN J started his DJ career in 1987, and his love for music eventually led him to Maui in 1989. Join him at Da Playground for a bona fide fiesta, featuring cumbia, salsa, merengue, rock en Espanol, y mas! Doors open at 8 pm, show starts at 9 pm.
Flashback Friday with DJ Salvo: Head to Da Playground for a night of flashbacks with DJ Salvo, mixing up hits from the ’80s, ’90s, and 2000s. Relive the bygone days and party like it’s 1999. Doors open at 8 pm, music starts at 9 pm.
Fast Freddy’s Blues Showcase featuring Steve Freund: ProArts Playhouse and Mana’o Radio present Fast Freddy’s Blues Showcase, headlined by acclaimed Chicago blues guitarist Steve Freund. Steve boasts a decade-long career working with some of the world’s greatest blues artists. Fast Freddy and Blue Lava Blues Band will be opening the show.
Ekolu: Iconic Maui band Ekolu has been a part of the Island Reggae music scene for over 20 years, having released their first album Down in the Valley in 1999. Ekolu remains one of the top island reggae music artists in Hawaii today. Catch them at Da Playground, doors open at 8 pm.
Maui Pops Orchestra: Spring Pops: Sarah Uriarte Berry returns to the Maui Pops Orchestra stage after her first appearance in January 2020 as a last-minute substitute. As an accomplished actress and musical theater performer, Berry made a lasting impression. The Pops, led by Music Director James Durham, is glad to welcome her back for their Spring Pops concert. Join Berry and the Pops for a tribute to Judy Garland & Friends on the Castle Theater stage at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.
U2 Tribute: The Timothy Morris Band: Join The Timothy Morris Band at Da Playground for a tribute to U2’s iconic career. The Timothy Morris Band has been making waves around the island, known for their trademark high-energy rock and roll. Songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist Timothy Morris, backed by his dad Steve Morris on the drums, and Tait Gielow on the bass. Doors open at 7 pm, music starts at 8 pm.
Big Island Vibes: Da Playground is welcoming several Big Island artists for a night of music and good vibes, featuring Lopaka Roots, One Rhythm, and the Drew Daniels Band. Music starts at 8 pm, doors open one hour prior.
Artist 2 Artist – Hawaii Legends Edition: Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents the continuation of Henry Kapono’s Artist 2 Artist series featuring a new Hawai`i Legends Edition. This series will feature host Henry Kapono performing with artists considered legends in their own right, followed by a talk-story session. Oahu-born music legend Jerry Santos will join Kapono for this Artist 2 Artist installment. Catch them on the Yokouchi Pavilion stage at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center at 7:30 pm.
All Ages Craft Party at Island Art Party: Get creative at Island Art Party and paint your own birdhouse to take home. All ages are welcome and all supplies to create a masterpiece are provided. There are two session times: 10 am and 12 pm. Be sure to register in advance!
Donavon Frankenreiter: Donavon Frankenreiter has been traveling the globe for nearly four decades, first as a professional surfer and now as a musician. This Southern California-born musician is bringing his blend of laid-back sounds, philosophical lyrics, and soulful delivery to Da Playground stage.
Lei Poʻo 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.
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 of 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Mahalo for reading our list of activities on Maui in March 2022! 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!