Maui Events October 2018

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Aloha and hello, travelers. Hats off to you, because you’re on Maui during one of the best months of the year! Not only can you attend the famous Front Street Halloween Celebration in Lahaina, but there are plenty of other opportunities for fun, from the annual Maui Fair to epic concerts and more.

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

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Maui Events October 2018

Saturday Evenings (October 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th):

Maui Chef’s Table – Come experience the Maui Chef’s Table culinary adventure on the grounds of Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy 7 courses of unique, farm-fresh cuisine and craft cocktails, all prepared in a gorgeous island setting. Please check their calendar for dates and tickets. $150 per person, including tax and gratuity.

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October 1st

Kula Country Farms Pumpkin Patch Opening: Find your perfect pumpkin at this beautiful Upcountry location, open daily until October 31st from 9am to 4pm.

October 3rd

New Order: New Order was formed by members of the post-punk band, Joy Division, and their integration of post-punk with electronic and dance music made them one of the most critically acclaimed and influential bands of the 1980s.

October 4th

96th Annual Maui Fair: The traditional Maui Fair parade proclaims the opening of the 96th Fair on Thursday, starting at 4:30p.m. The Parade will start from UH Maui College Campus, turn right onto Ka’ahumanu Avenue, and proceed to Kanaloa Avenue. Open until 11pm.

October 5th

Wailuku First Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family fun entertainment on Wailuku’s historic Market Street.

Rebelution – Free Rein Hawaii Tour: Fourteen years into an effervescent career, California reggae band and touring juggernaut Rebelution remains abundantly creative. Ever expanding and reaching wider audiences, the Rebelution phenomenon continues to spread good vibes on tour, and in the studio.

96th Annual Maui Fair: Maui’s largest event, this year appropriately themed, Celebrating the Good Ol’ Days will return for its 96th year providing something for everyone with fun, ono multi-cultural food, exhibits, entertainment, contests, top-notched entertainment, and quality time with family and friends. Open until midnight.

October 6th

Family Class at Island Art Party: From 2pm to 4:30pm, reserve a spot in Kihei’s family-friendly painting class in the heart of North Kihei. This class is open for ages 8 and up.

Kalani Pe‘a – No ‘Ane’i: Pe’a has risen to be one of the best young Hawaiian singers, bringing a modern sensibility to his own vision of Hawaiian traditions. At this special concert, the Grammy Award Winner will perform brand new original compositions off of his latest release, along with special guest, Na Wai ‘Eha.

96th Annual Maui Fair: Maui’s largest event, this year appropriately themed, Celebrating the Good Ol’ Days will return for its 96th year providing something for everyone with fun, ono multi-cultural food, exhibits, entertainment, contests, top-notched entertainment, and quality time with family and friends. Open until midnight.

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October 7th

96th Annual Maui Fair: Maui’s largest event, this year appropriately themed, Celebrating the Good Ol’ Days will return for its 96th year providing something for everyone with fun, ono multi-cultural food, exhibits, entertainment, contests, top-notched entertainment, and quality time with family and friends. Open until 11pm.

October 12th

Lahaina Second Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Lahaina’s famous Front Street.

October 14th

48th Annual Maui Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k: Many do not realize that this event is the longest consecutively held running event in the state of Hawaii! Not only that, it has been chosen as one of the top 10 Most Scenic Marathons in the nation by Runner’s World Magazine (Feb. ’96), and the #10 destination marathon in North America by the Ultimate Guide to Marathons.

October 19th

Makawao Third Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Makawao’s Baldwin Avenue.

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October 20th

American Cancer Society’s HopeFest Maui Gala Event: The 4th Annual HopeFest Maui Gala will be held at the beautiful Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. The gala will start at 5:30pm. HopeFest Maui will have a wide-ranging silent auction, first class buffet, and amazing entertainment.

October 26th

Kihei Fourth Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment at Kihei’s Azeka Shopping Center.

Livingston Taylor: Livingston Taylor picked up his first guitar at the age of 13, which began a 50-year career that has encompassed performance, songwriting, and teaching. Come see him at the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater.

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October 27th

Observe & Play Family Day – Above the Fold: Families are invited to view the exhibit together, discover the art and mathematics of origami, and enjoy the fun of paper-folding with hands-on activities.

October 28th

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are a hip-hop group from Cleveland, Ohio formed in 1991. The group originally consisted of two siblings, their half-brother, their cousin, and a lifelong friend who all took on the last name of ‘Bone’ to recognize the ‘bone-deep bond between them’.

October 31st – HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Lahaina Front Street Halloween Party: Each year, Lahaina Town is the host of one of the largest Halloween parties in Hawaii, often dubbed the “Mardi Gras of the Pacific”. Front Street closes off all streets to traffic, allowing costumed visitors and residents the chance to walk freely down the street and enjoy the many events held throughout the evening.

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Mahalo for checking out the top activities on Maui in October! Remember to celebrate responsibly on Halloween, and we look forward to sharing some of our favorite photos from events around the island.

2 Comments

  • Hello, We will be joining the festivities on front street Halloween , my wife is dressing as Gwen Staffani from no-doubt , would I be able to reach out to the house band to preform “spiderwebs”off the tragic kingdom cd?
    She looks and sings very close to Gwen.
    Thank you,
    Geoff Freeland 1716-440-8094

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