Unveiling the Magic of Maui: Don’t Miss These Exciting Events in 2024!
Get ready to experience the pure magic that awaits you on this breathtaking Hawaiian island. From its pristine beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, to its lush rainforests teeming with rare flora and fauna, Maui is truly a slice of paradise on Earth. And as we dive into the endless possibilities that 2024 has in store, prepare to be captivated by a whirlwind of thrilling events and unforgettable experiences.
Allow yourself to immerse in the vibrant atmosphere of these must-attend Maui activities, ensuring an unforgettable getaway filled with unforgettable memories. So, pack your bags, get your walking shoes ready, and join us as we embark on a journey filled with adventure, relaxation, and the awe-inspiring beauty that is Maui.
Maui’s Finest Craft Fair: A Celebration of Local Creativity and Craftsmanship
Every week, the beautiful island of Maui plays host to a unique event that showcases the talent and creativity of its local artisans – Maui’s Finest Craft Fair. Immerse yourself in the talent and creativity of local artisans at this unique event. Held at the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and at the Westin Maui Resort & Spa’s ocean lawn on Mondays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 🎨
This fair presents an exceptional opportunity to explore and acquire Maui and Hawaii-Made products. From intricately crafted woodwork and exquisite jewelry to vibrant Hawaii print clothing and elegant ceramics, immerse yourself in the captivating allure of ocean-inspired artistry and more. Indulge in the island’s natural abundance with meticulously handcrafted items like honus (turtles), whale tails, and tiki god artwork, all fashioned from various types of locally grown wood.
Embrace the vibrant culture of Maui while supporting local artisans and businesses. Maui’s Finest Craft Fair is more than just an event; it is a captivating journey into the very essence of artistic spirit. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary cultural experience during your visit to Maui.
Maui Pops Orchestra – Disney and Beyond: A Magical Musical Experience
Get ready to immerse yourself in a magical musical world like no other! The Maui Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Menken’s long-time conductor/arranger Michael Kosarin, proudly presents “Disney and Beyond” on January 21, 2024. This enchanting performance is set to take place at 3:00 PM in the Castle Theater of the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
You’ll be transported to the whimsical worlds of Alan Menken, an eight-time Oscar-winning composer renowned for his captivating scores in iconic Disney films. Expect to hear timeless classics from beloved Disney movies, brought to life by the talented Maui Pops Orchestra. This concert is perfect for families and Disney fans alike, providing an unforgettable experience that beautifully combines music, magic, and storytelling.
Adding to the excitement, Susan Egan, known for her work in various Disney projects, will be there to amplify the magic of the evening. So, mark your calendars and don’t miss out on this spectacular event. The “Disney and Beyond” concert by the Maui Pops Orchestra promises to be a highlight of Maui’s 2024 cultural calendar.
A Night of Jazz and Culinary Delights at the Sunset Jazz Concert Series
Join the celebration as Jazz Maui pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 21, 2024. The Sunset Jazz concert series, held at the Maui Ku’ia Estate Chocolate Factory, features a special performance by vocalist Seryl Renee, drummer Howie Rentzer, bassist Micheal Feegrade, and keyboardist Mark Johnstone. It’s an opportunity to enjoy world-class live jazz music while honoring the legacy of a great leader.
Nestled in picturesque West Maui, the open-air pavilion of the Maui Ku’ia Estate Chocolate Factory is the perfect setting for the Sunset Jazz concert series. Attendees can enjoy a curated selection of wines, spirits, and beers, along with delectable chocolate and beverage pairings, all while soaking in stunning sunset views. The ambiance coupled with the smooth jazz tunes creates an unforgettable experience.
The Sunset Jazz concert series goes beyond music. It also offers a unique gastronomic experience. With Chocolate Sommeliers on hand to assist, attendees can explore three flights of chocolate and beverage pairings, or even create their own. It’s a delightful blend of smooth jazz rhythms and tantalizing flavors that shouldn’t be missed.
Dive into the Local Culture at the Maui Street Market!
Experience the true essence of Maui! Make sure to pay a visit to the Maui Street Market, a vibrant marketplace that beautifully blends traditional Hawaiian culture with contemporary artistry. From January 14th to February 1st, 2024, immerse yourself in the rich heritage of this island paradise.
The Maui Street Market is conveniently located at 150 Hana Highway in Kahului. It’s just a scenic 25-minute drive from the luxurious resort community of Wailea, making it an easily accessible adventure for those staying in the area.
Explore a wide array of one-of-a-kind, locally crafted treasures and indulge in the authentic flavors of Hawaiian cuisine. The Maui Street Market offers an incredible opportunity to connect with the local community and create memories that will last a lifetime. Discover the enchantment of Maui like never before by planning your visit to this captivating event!
Buy Back the Beach: A Celebration of Conservation and Stewardship
Make sure to mark your calendars for an absolutely unforgettable evening at the highly anticipated 22nd annual Buy Back the Beach Luau. This incredible event is set to take place on January 27th, offering you the opportunity to indulge in a truly magical experience at the breathtaking Molokini Lookout, nestled within the picturesque Wailea Golf Club. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary occasion!
The Buy Back the Beach Luau is more than just a celebration; it’s a vital initiative that strengthens the mission of the Hawaii Land Trust to protect and preserve the land. Each year, people from diverse backgrounds come together to enjoy an enchanting evening of traditional Hawaiian music, dance, and cuisine, while also contributing to the conservation of Hawaii’s unique landscapes. This event is extremely popular and sells out every year, so we highly recommend purchasing tickets early. It’s a golden opportunity to experience an authentic Hawaiian luau and play a part in safeguarding Hawaii’s natural beauty for future generations.
Immerse in a Cultural Spectacle at the Maui Chinese New Year Festival
Mark your calendar for the free Maui Chinese New Year Festival at Maui Mall Village on February 10, 2024. Be captivated by the Good Luck Lion Dance from the Maui Chinese Martial Arts Academy, and Kung Fu and Tai Chi demonstrations. The Dragon Dancers from Kalimaya promise to add to the festive spirit of the Year of the Dragon.
Encourage children to participate in the Keiki Chinese Costume Parade, where the first 100 costumed participants receive a goodie bag. It’s more than just a parade, it’s a platform for them to learn and appreciate a new culture. This event promises fun and excitement for the little ones.
Embark on a journey of discovery with the Chinese Photo & Cultural Exhibit featuring historical photos of the Maui Chinese community. Indulge in tasty Chinese food, admire handmade crafts, and get a glimpse of the Chinese Altar Table. Don’t miss this opportunity to delve into the rich Chinese culture on February 10th, 2024, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Experience the Ocean’s Wonders at the 18th Annual Whale Tales
Dive into an immersive marine experience at the 18th Annual Whale Tales event. Hosted by Whale Trust, this year’s event is set to take place at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua and will be streaming online from February 16-18th, 2024. Whether in-person or virtual, everyone has the opportunity to participate in this remarkable journey of discovery.
Whale Tales has been a platform for nearly two decades, educating and connecting people with the latest research and discoveries about whales and the ocean. In times of healing, such as now, Whale Tales serves as a source of wonder and inspiration. It’s more than an event; it’s a community coming together to learn and grow. This year promises a terrific lineup of presenters, a vibrant community expo featuring local artists and businesses, and the Mauka to Makai Science Center offering hands-on learning activities from local organizations. There will also be guided whale watches and a silent auction, raising funds for various initiatives working to restore Lahaina and its surrounding natural environment. Don’t miss out on Whale Tales 2024 – join the journey into the heart of marine life!
Boost your Fitness, Boost Their Future: The Maui 5K
Get ready to join the excitement on Sunday, March 3, 2024, for the Maui 5K. This event offers a choice between a challenging 5K Run, a more leisurely 1 Mile Run/Walk, or even a Virtual 5K Run/Walk for those who prefer to participate from afar. Held at the stunning Maui Ocean Center, this event promises a day filled with fitness and fun.
Participation in the Maui 5K is not just about the race – it’s about contributing to a healthier future for children. Every registration helps to educate kids about an active, healthy lifestyle. What’s more, all proceeds from the event will be donated back to Maui County’s Schools, making it a run that truly impacts the community.
The Maui 5K aims to encourage health and fitness among Hawaii’s children. By taking part in this event, participants are helping to boost involvement in youth sports and promote a healthier future. Don’t miss out on this chance to run for a cause and make a positive difference in the community.
Immerse yourself in the local markets and discover unique treasures while supporting small businesses. Make sure to mark your calendar for the colorful cultural festivals, where you’ll witness traditional dances, music performances, and mouth-watering food. And don’t forget to relax under the stars during one of the movie nights on the beach, surrounded by palm trees and crashing waves.
Whether you’re an adventure seeker or someone looking for a tranquil escape, Maui offers something for everyone. So why wait? Start planning your trip now and get ready to create unforgettable memories on this wondrous island!