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Oahu Events in July


July Events


July Month Long Events 


50th State Fair – May 24th – July 7th, 2024

As we launch into the summer, the 50th State Fair kicks off as well.  This is a grand ongoing event out at the Aloha Stadium for the whole family to enjoy!

There will be lots of games, rides, food booths, and entertainment to explore.  Included in the entertainment will be a petting zoo, the Amazin Anastasini Circus, new featured rides, and some other surprises.

  • Location – Aloha Stadium
  • Time – Fri 6 PM to 10 PM, Sat 4 PM to 10 PM, Sun Noon to 10 PM
  • Cost – Individual Games/Rides/Food
  • Learn more – 50th State Fair

Evening Luau at Paradise Cove - July 2024

Paradise Cove Luau

Paradise Cove is not just another luau, it’s a full production with lots of activities and entertainment that some others tend to lack.  Kick off the afternoon with some Mai Tai’s and join in the celebration and festivities!

A lively and enchanting evening at Paradise Luau, featuring a traditional Hawaiian feast, captivating Polynesian dances, and a vibrant celebration of Hawaiian culture and heritage under the starry night sky.

A Luau is a celebration for enjoying each other’s company, play traditional Hawaiian games, watching a Kalua Pork Imu ceremony take place, participate in a hukilau of pulling in a large fishnet from the ocean, listening to live local music, and being entertained throughout the night with many Polynesian and Hula performances.


Yoga on Waikiki Beach - July Daily, 2024

Yoga on the beach or next to it on the grass!  This 75 minute class focuses on power vinyasa yoga and restorative yoga.  Practice yoga into the sunset and watch the moon rise.  Yoga mats and props are provided.  Simply sign up and show up.

  • Location - Queens Beach, Waikiki
  • Time - Starts at 7 AM to 8 AM
  • Cost - $20
  • Learn more - Waikiki Beach Yoga

Yoga in the Park - July 2nd, 9th, 23rd, & 30th, 2024

Get your stretch on in Kaka’ako.  Join a free Yoga section that takes place every Tuesday & Saturday mornings with an instructor leading you into a good workout with some great stretches.  Bring your own towel and map.

  • Location – Victoria Ward Park
  • Time – 9 AM to 10 AM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Yoga in the Park

Ko'olina Artfest - July 3rd, 10th & 19th & 26th, 2024

Head to Ko’olina beach lagoon #3 for a day of Hawaiian music and local art display & sale!  Along the arching sidewalk you find close to 40 artist displaying their artwork for viewing and sale…perfect for special gifts!  There will also be Hawaiian slack-key guitarist and ukulele musicians playing during the duration of this event.


KCC Farmers Market - July 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th, 2024

If you’re around on a Saturday morning, get yourself over to the KCC Farmers Market on the side of Diamond Head.

This festival market goes beyond produce and features some Oahu’s great pop-up restaurants, and other fun food creations such as Ono Pops and roasted locally seasoned corn ears.  This is also an opportunity to find island flowers, fresh local fruits, nuts, delicious sauces and other creations.

  • Location - Kapiolani Community College
  • Time - Every Sat (weather permitting) 7:30 AM to 11 AM
  • Cost - Free
  • Learn more - KCC Farmers Market

July Events 1st - 7th


Endless Summer Festival - July TBD

The Endless Summer Festival in Waikiki is a celebration of Hawaiian culture and music that takes place annually in Oahu. The festival brings together some of Hawaii's most talented musicians, dancers, and artisans, providing a platform for them to showcase their skills and celebrate their heritage.

Attendees can enjoy a wide variety of entertainment, including traditional hula performances, contemporary Hawaiian music, and local food and drink vendors. The festival aims to promote awareness and appreciation of Hawaiian culture while providing a fun and memorable experience for visitors and locals alike.

  • Location – Kalakau Blvd, Waikiki
  • Time – 4 PM to 10 PM
  • Cost – Free
  • Learn more - Waikiki Events

Tahiti Mana – July TBD

Experience some intense, colorful and exciting Tahitian, as individual and group performer compete for championship titles.  This is a great way to immerse yourself in Tahitian culture, watching new and traditional performances, checking out great costumes, and feeling the intense drumming from musicians playing the wooden tuiti.  Tahitian crafters and artisans will be on site…

  • Location – Kaneohe
  • Time – 10:30 AM to 5 PM
  • Cost - $20 +
  • Learn more – Tahinti Mana

HOMA Summer Nights - July TBD

Honolulu Museum of Arts has started a fun event called Summer Nights.  This is a really fun event that allows you to explore the art and grounds after hours to the groove of a spinning DJ or live music, popup bars and yummy appetizers bites.

  • Location – 900 S Beretania St
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 8 PM
  • Cost - General Admission
  • Learn more - HonoluluMuseum.org

Ohana Day & Fireworks – July 1st & 2nd, 2023

Celebrate Ohana Day at Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore!  It will be a day on celebration going into the night with fireworks starting at 8 PM.  Enjoy the many activities, live entertainment, and local venders that will by on site.  There will be Hawaiian made crafts, free giveaways and prizes, lots of food vendors and live music on the grounds.


32nd Annual 4th of July Celebration at Ala Moana Center - July 4th, 2024

If you’re looking for a great elevated spot to watch one of the islands best firework displays, then head to Ala Moana Shopping Center, where you will have the best viewing platforms from the 2nd level open parking deck.  Tune into FM 92.3 KSSK for your 4th of July paired soundtrack.

NOTE:  Fireworks have been canceled, but music and other activities will still take place.


72nd Annual Kailua Fireworks - July 4th, 2024

Festivities start off with a acrobatic air show at 6 PM.  The Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band joins in at 6:30 PM, and the firework show begins at 8 PM. Take advantage of free parking and free shuttle service that begins at 3 PM.

  • Location - Kailua Beach Park/Lanikai
  • Time - Festivities start at 5 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - KailuaFireworks.net

Haleiwa Beach Park Car Show & Fireworks - July 4th, 2024

Head to Haleiwa Beach Park for a captivating vintage car show, showcasing a remarkable collection of classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles. In addition, there will be an array of food and crafts vendors offering delightful treats and unique items. This event will be complemented by live music performances from local artists, creating a lively atmosphere.

Families and children will have a blast with various activities such as hula demonstrations, bounce houses, face painting, a thrilling food-eating contest, and even a thrilling robotics competition. The festival has something for everyone to enjoy!

To top it all off, the evening will culminate in a spectacular fireworks display, scheduled to commence at 8 p.m.


Polynesia Cultural Center Fireworks - July 4th, 2024

Make the journey out to the Polynesian Cultural Center to be entertained by an incredible lineup of local artists including Kapena, B.E.T, Peni Dean & Nesian N.I.N.E. Their live performances will fill the air with delightful melodies, ensuring an unforgettable experience for attendees of all ages.

There will be free inflatables and carnival games, providing hours of excitement and fun for the keikis.

Of course, no event is complete without delicious food. Indulge in 'ono grinds available for purchase throughout the Hukilau Marketplace, satisfying your cravings with a delectable selection of mouth-watering treats.

As the night falls, get ready for a stunning fireworks display scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. It's a mesmerizing spectacle and a great way to cap the night.

  • Location – Polynesian Cultural Center - Hukilau Market Place
  • Time – 4 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Hukilau Market Place

Screen on the Green at Waimea Valley - July 4th, 2024

Waimea Valley is going to help make your summer more fun with a series of outdoor movie nights for the family.  Enjoy free open-air movie nights featuring new and classic films. Screen on the Green features family classics, after the Hale’iwa Farmers Markets. Take a seat on the main lawn for the featured film of the night.


First Friday Art Walk - July 5th, 2024

First Friday is an evening art walk that takes place in Chinatown Honolulu.  This is a popular fun event that takes place every 1st Friday of each month.  Surrounding merchants of art galleries, shops, restaurants and bars are known for opening up their doors, pouring wine and providing food to those stopping by.

Most neighborhood shops will have maps of participating merchants.  The event ends at 9 PM, but the fun continues into the night with thousands of people flocking into the streets.

Also participating in the free art viewing and festivities is the Hawaii State Art Museum (free from 6 PM to 9 PM)

  • Location - The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave
  • Time - 5 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - FirstFridayHawaii.com

Mo'ili'ili Bon Festival - July 6th, 2024

the highly anticipated Mō’ili’ili Summer Fest as organizers announce the date for the annual Obon season. This vibrant event, held in the historic district of Mō’ili’ili, is a fusion of tradition and modernity, featuring Honolulu's largest Bon Dance and a lively street festival.

This vibrant event, held in the historic district of Mō’ili’ili, is a fusion of tradition and modernity, featuring Honolulu's largest Bon Dance and a lively street festival with lots of cultural dance performances, delicious cook food, and an array of activites into the evening.

  • Location – 1100 University Ave Parking Lot
  • Time – 5 PM to 10 PM
  • Cost – Free
  • Learn more - Mo'ili'ili Summer Fest

Kaka'ako Farmers Market - July 6th, 2024

Visit a lively farmers market in a lively area called Kaka'ako.  There are typically 60 vendors selling local produce, creations and goods.  It's a great place to get a bite to eat, whether it's snack, treat, or a full meal.  Lot's of food trucks set up shop here and create some memorable bits that will bring you back the follow weekend.


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – July TBD

There are always ongoing performances at the International Market Place, but the Royal Hawaiian Band will be a special treat.  Do a little shopping and show up early for this performance as it will get crowded and be hard to get a good viewing spot. 

  • Location – International Market Place Stage
  • Time – 12 PM to 12:45 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – June TBD

Join the Honolulu Zoo in the summer evenings with live music, fun keiki coloring and trivia activates, ono plate lunch, and winning prizes, including a drawing for an ukulele!  Featured artist is Kapena.  Alcohol is not permitted, but plate lunches and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Location – Honolulu Zoo
  • Time – 4:35 PM doors open, 6 PM music starts
  • Cost - $5
  • Learn more – HonoluluZoo.org

Honolulu Surf Film Festival - July TBD, 2024

The Honolulu Surf Film Festival will be taking place all month long, featuring surf stories, shorts, documentaries, and other fun surf venue movies.

Location - The Doris Duke Theatre
Time - Various Times & Showings
Cost - Prices Vary for Showings
Learn more - Doris Duke Theatre Events


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – July TBD

The Royal Hawaiian Band has ongoing performances around Honolulu, including Kapiolani Park and at the Iolani Palace.  Bring your beach blankets, lounge chairs, the family, and set up a picnic and enjoy the concerts taking place. 

  • Location – Iolani Palace
  • Time – 12 PM to 1 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

Kaka'ako Farmers Market - July 6th, 2024

Visit a lively farmers market in a lively area called Kaka'ako.  There are typically 60 vendors selling local produce, creations and goods.  It's a great place to get a bite to eat, whether it's snack, treat, or a full meal.  Lot's of food trucks set up shop here and create some memorable bits that will bring you back the follow weekend.


July Events - 8th - 14th


14th Annual Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival – July 8th - 13th, 2024

This should be a fun day to pass by the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Grove Stage as there will be 2 performance shows taking place with close to a dozen steel guitar musical artist playing.

  • Location – Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center
  • Time – 11 AM and 4:30 PM concerts
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more – Waikiki Steel Guitar Fest

Screen on the Green at Waimea Valley - July 11th, 2024

Waimea Valley is going to help make your summer more fun with a series of outdoor movie nights for the family.  Enjoy free open-air movie nights featuring new and classic films. Screen on the Green features TBD, after the Hale’iwa Farmers Markets. Take a seat on the main lawn for the featured film of the night.


Bishop Museum After Hours - July 12th, 2024

The Bishop Museum has started a Second Friday of each month After Hours event.  The campus remains open into the evening, but they also create a party scene on their great lawn area, with live music, food trucks, games, and some fun art exhibitions.  Each month has a different theme that alters the scene and vibe a little, and you can always count on it being a fun time!


Honolulu Craft and Gift Fair - July 13th, 2024

A day full of direct and resale sellers representing jewelry, make up, clothing, collectibles, toys, and treasures from Japan & Korea.

  • Location - Japanese Cultural Center, 2454 S Beretania St
  • Time - 9 AM to 1 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - Japanese Cultural Center

Kaka'ako Farmers Market - July 13th, 2024

Visit a lively farmers market in a lively area called Kaka'ako.  There are typically 60 vendors selling local produce, creations and goods.  It's a great place to get a bite to eat, whether it's snack, treat, or a full meal.  Lot's of food trucks set up shop here and create some memorable bits that will bring you back the follow weekend.


Haleiwa Town Craft Market - July 13th, 2024

Head to the North Shore for some festival fun in Haleiwa.  The streets will be lined with local artist, merchants, food vendors, and entertainers.  This is your chance to purchase locally made items, enjoy great local eats, and enjoy Hawaiian entertainment. One day only!

  •     Location - Haleiwa Beach Park
  •     Time - 3 PM to 8 PM
  •     Cost - Free
  •     Learn more -  Fairs and Festivals

Island Crafters Market – July 14th, 2024

Enjoy a fun popup market with lots of Made in Hawaii booth. Everything from art creations to custom jewelry to locally crafted furniture…and lots of food booths along the way. Shop and support the local community!

  • Location – Ala Moana Center
  • Time – 10 AM to 5 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Island Craft Fairs

Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiiana Show - July 14th 2024

If you’re looking for a collectible Hawaiiana gift or something special to add to your collection, than this is the one day event for you!  You will find close to 100 venders displaying their antiques and collectibles…everything from jewelry to artwork to vintage shirts to ukuleles, and much much more!  Even if you have no intentions of shopping for anything, this event is simply worth exploring.

  • Location – Neil Blaisdell Center – Hawaii Suites
  • Time – 8 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost - $5 Gen admin, $20 Early admin
  • Learn More - www.ukulele.com

55th Annual Ukulele Festival – July 14th, 2024

Celebrate the instrument of the islands!  The annual Ukulele Festival pulls over 10,000 people in Kapiolani Park, to hear the beautiful sounds of the ukulele!  There will be endless performances from the morning into the afternoon, lessons given, ukulele giveaways by manufacturers, lots of displays and ukulele souvenirs and ono delicious food to purchase.


July Events 15th - 21st


Aloha Home Market – July TBD

Enjoy a popup market with lots of Made in Hawaii booth. Everything from art creations to custom jewelry to locally crafted furniture…and lots of food booths along the way. Shop and support the local community!

  • Location – 340 Uluniu St, Kailua
  • Time – 9 AM to 2 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Aloha Home Market

Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – July 2024

The Royal Hawaiian Band has ongoing performances around Honolulu, including Kapiolani Park and at the Iolani Palace.  Bring your beach blankets, lounge chairs, the family, and set up a picnic and enjoy the concerts taking place. 

  • Location – Iolani Palace
  • Time – 1 PM to 2 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – July TBD

There are always ongoing performances at the Ala Moana Center Stage, but the Royal Hawaiian Band will be a special treat.  Do a little shopping and show up early for this performance as it will get crowded and be hard to get a good viewing spot. 

  • Location – Ala Moana Center Stage
  • Time – 11 AM to 11:45 AM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – June TBD

Join the Honolulu Zoo in the summer evenings with live music, fun keiki coloring and trivia activates, ono plate lunch, and winning prizes, including a drawing for an ukulele!  Featured artist is Kapena.  Alcohol is not permitted, but plate lunches and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Location – Honolulu Zoo
  • Time – 4:35 PM doors open, 6 PM music starts
  • Cost - $5
  • Learn more – HonoluluZoo.org

Koko Marina Center Craft & Gift Fair - July 15th, 2024

Where better to have a craft and gift fair, than in an outdoor shopping center.  There will be over 60 vendors selling everything from crafted jewelry, art work, electronics, clothing, food creations, and lots of handcrafted goods. With free parking and food vendors on site cooking up a storm, it's hard to pass up!

  • Location - Koko Marina Center
  • Time - 10 AM to 3 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - Koko Marina Center

Screen on the Green at Waimea Valley - July 18th, 2024

Waimea Valley is going to help make your summer more fun with a series of outdoor movie nights for the family.  Enjoy free open-air movie nights featuring new and classic films. Screen on the Green features TBD, after the Hale’iwa Farmers Markets. Take a seat on the main lawn for the featured film of the night.


Moon Walk at Waimea Valley - July 18th, 2024

Kick off the evening with a grand buffet dinner in Waimea Valley, followed with a self guided moonlit walk in the botanical gardens. This is a great way to start the weekend with a memorable night!

  • Location - Waimea Valley
  • Time - Buffet starts at 5 PM, walk starts at 8 PM
  • Cost - $10 walk only, $39.95/Adult, $12.95/Kid (12 & under)
  • Learn more - WaimeaValley.net


Art Gallery & Night Market - July 19th, 2024

Every 3rd Friday of the month a special night market takes place in Kailua around downtown Kailua.  Join the fun and festivities into the evening.  There will be lots of local arts and crafts, food booths, and entertainment.


5th Annual Hau'ula Ho'olaule'a & 5k Family Fun Run - July 19th, 2024

Join the hometown celebration with entertainment, hula performance, onolicious food, keiki activities, Tutu Flea Market, craft vendors, community information booths, 

cheerleading clinic and fun activities for the whole family! FREE ADMISSION!

  • Location - Asia Pacific International School
  • Time - 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost - $5 to $20 for the run
  • Learn more - HauulaCommunityAssociation

Kailua Night Market - July 20th, 2024

Every 3rd Saturday of the month a special night market takes place in Kailua around Ulunui St & Auliki St.  Join the fun and festivities into the evening.  There will be lots of local arts and crafts, food booths, and entertainment.


Royal Hawaiian Band FREE performance – July TBD

The Royal Hawaiian Band has ongoing performances around Honolulu, including Kapiolani Park and at the Iolani Palace.  Bring your beach blankets, lounge chairs, the family, and set up a picnic and enjoy the concerts taking place. 

  • Location – Kapiolani Park Bandstand
  • Time – 1 PM to 1:45 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - RHB-Music.com

Haleiwa Craft Market Fair - July 20th, 2024

Head to the North Shore for some festival fun in Haleiwa.  The streets will be lined with local artist, merchants, food vendors, and entertainers.  This is your chance to purchase locally made items, enjoy great local eats, and enjoy Hawaiian entertainment. One day only!

  •     Location - Waialua Community Association
  •     Time - 9 AM to 2 PM
  •     Cost - Free
  •     Learn more -  Fairs and Festivals

Sunset on the Beach - July TBD

Sunset on the beach is code for movie night on the beach.  It's a grand experience to watch a movie on a 50 foot screen with your toes in the sand.  Southwest Airlines has sponsored a once-a-month series.

Arrive early to enjoy the pre-entertainment show, get a bite to eat from the participating food booths, and most importantly reserve a spot on the beach.  Mary Poppins Returns will be the featured movie of the evening...


HOMA Summer Nights - July TBD

Honolulu Museum of Arts has started a fun event called Summer Nights.  This is a really fun event that allows you to explore the art and grounds after hours to the groove of a spinning DJ or live music, popup bars and yummy appetizers bites.

  • Location – 900 S Beretania St
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 8 PM
  • Cost - General Admission
  • Learn more - HonoluluMuseum.org

Nā Kūpuna Nights - July TBD

Hyatt Waikiki presents Na Kupuna Nights with a line up of local Hawaiian bands playing into the evening.  Arrive early as there will be some ongoing activities and a Hawaiian luau style meal to enjoy, including Kalua Pig Lomi Salmon and Poi of course...!  You do not have to be a hotel guest to attend.

  • Location - Hyatt Waikiki
  • Time - 5 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Cost - $50 to $80
  • Learn more - Reserve Tickets (808) 237-6196

Honolulu Craft and Gift Fair - July TBD

2 days of direct and resale sellers representing jewelry, make up, clothing, collectibles, toys, and treasures from Japan & Korea.

  • Location - Ohana Hale Marketplace - 333 Ward Ave #3
  • Time - 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - Fairs & Festivals

HOMA Summer Nights - July TBD

Honolulu Museum of Arts has started a fun event called Summer Nights.  This is a really fun event that allows you to explore the art and grounds after hours to the groove of a spinning DJ or live music, popup bars and yummy appetizers bites.

  • Location – 900 S Beretania St
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 8 PM
  • Cost - General Admission
  • Learn more - HonoluluMuseum.org

Aloha Freedom Festival - July TBD

The Aloha Freedom Festival takes place at the Aloha Stadium 3 weekend in a row in July.  Purchase a Fun Pass at the entrance, and join all the fun and activities in the surrounding fairgrounds.  There will be lots of classic fair rides, challenging games to win prizes, different types of live entertainment, popular fair food items, and more...

  • Location – Aloha Stadium
  • Time – Starts at 6 PM Fri, Noon Sat & Sun and goes till 11 on Fri & Sat, 9 PM on Sun
  • Cost – Fun Pass or $5 rides
  • Learn more – Aloha Freedom Fest

47th Annual Prince Lot Hula Festival – July 20th, 2024

Watch a grand day of non-competitive hula being performed in the memory of Prince Lot Kapuaiwa.  This is an annual festival that celebrates the art of hula that used to be forbidden in Moanalua Valley.

  • Location – Moanalua Gardens
  • Time – 9 AM to 4 PM Sat, 10 AM to 3 PM Sun
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - MoanaLuagardens.com

Kaka'ako Farmers Market - July 20th, 2024

Visit a lively farmers market in a lively area called Kaka'ako.  There are typically 60 vendors selling local produce, creations and goods.  It's a great place to get a bite to eat, whether it's snack, treat, or a full meal.  Lot's of food trucks set up shop here and create some memorable bits that will bring you back the follow weekend.


Yoga in the Park - July 20th, 2024

Get your stretch on in Kaka’ako.  Join a free Yoga section that takes place a each Sunday morning with an instructor leading you into a good workout with some great stretches.  Bring your own towel and map.

  • Location – Victoria Ward Park
  • Time – 9 AM to 10 AM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Yoga in the Park

La Ohana Day at Waimea Valley - July 21st, 2024

Waimea is reaching out to all the Kama'aina and military families on Oahu to take advantage of a special 50% discount off general admission on August 20th.

  • Location - Waimea Valley
  • Time - 9 AM-5 PM
  • Cost - 50% off to Hawaii residents and military
  • Learn more - waimeavalley.net


July Events - 22nd - 31st


Mango Jam Honolulu - July TBD

Join in the fun at the annual Mango Jam Honolulu festival.  There will be a great line up starting Friday night into Saturday.  Ongoing local live music!  Food vendors using mango in their creations and competing against one another.

  • Location - Frank Fasi Civic Grounds - 550 S. King St.
  • Time - 4:30 PM to 9 PM on Friday and 10 AM to 9 PM on Saturday
  • Cost - Free
  • Learn more - Mango Jam Honolulu

Honolulu Endless Summer Festival - July TBD

Walk out into the streets and join a night full of fun and festivities. A few blocks of Kalakaua Ave will be lined with local artist, merchants, food vendors, and entertainers. This is your chance to purchase locally made items, enjoy great local eats, and enjoy Hawaiian entertainment. One night only!

  •     Location - Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki
  •     Time - 4 PM to 10 PM
  •     Cost - Free
  •     Learn more -  Fairs and Festivals

The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – July TBD

Join the Honolulu Zoo in the summer evenings with live music, fun keiki coloring and trivia activates, ono plate lunch, and winning prizes, including a drawing for an ukulele!  Featured artist is Darren Benitez & Kainani Kahaunaele.  Alcohol is not permitted, but plate lunches and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Location – Honolulu Zoo
  • Time – 4:35 PM doors open, 6 PM music starts
  • Cost - $5
  • Learn more – HonoluluZoo.org

42nd Annual TINMAN TRIATHLON - July 23rd, 2024

A triathlon is one of the hardest races to accomplish and train for...and the Tinman Triathlon one coming to Oahu in July.  This race will start and end in Kapiolani Park, with a 750m swim at Queen's Beach, 40k Bike ride and 10K race from Diamond Head to Koko Head.

  • Location - Starts & ends in Kapiolani Park
  • Time - 5:30 AM to 11 AM
  • Cost - $100 to $150 - price goes up with time
  • Learn more - Tinmanhawaii

Ko'olina Artfest - July 24th & 30th, 2024

Head to Ko’olina beach lagoon #3 for a day of Hawaiian music and local art display & sale!  Along the arching sidewalk you find close to 40 artist displaying their artwork for viewing and sale…perfect for special gifts!  There will also be Hawaiian slack-key guitarist and ukulele musicians playing during the duration of this event.


Screen on the Green at Waimea Valley - July 25th, 2024

Waimea Valley is going to help make your summer more fun with a series of outdoor movie nights for the family.  Enjoy free open-air movie nights featuring new and classic films. Screen on the Green features TBD, after the Hale’iwa Farmers Markets. Take a seat on the main lawn for the featured film of the night.


Waikiki Aquarium Summer Music Series – July TBD, 2024

Get ready for a fun outdoor summer concert series at the Waikiki Aquarium.  Starting in June through August there will be 3 concert events taking place on the outdoor Waikiki Aquarium backyard lawn.  Show up early and explore the aquarium exhibits!  Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on.  

This particular concert will feature performing Hawaiian music artist Johnny Helm Band & Taimane.  This is a popular fundraiser for the Waikiki Aquarium that sells out quickly. It might be worth becoming a member of the aquarium, which will give you priority to ticket sales for this summer series.

  • Location – Waikiki Aquarium
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost – Cost – Ticket range between $20 & $55
  • Learn more - Waikikiaquarium.org

HOMA Summer Nights - July TBD

Honolulu Museum of Arts has started a fun event called Summer Nights.  This is a really fun event that allows you to explore the art and grounds after hours to the groove of a spinning DJ or live music, popup bars and yummy appetizers bites.

  • Location – 900 S Beretania St
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 8 PM
  • Cost - General Admission
  • Learn more - HonoluluMuseum.org

Kaka'ako Farmers Market - July 27th, 2024

Visit a lively farmers market in a lively area called Kaka'ako.  There are typically 60 vendors selling local produce, creations and goods.  It's a great place to get a bite to eat, whether it's snack, treat, or a full meal.  Lot's of food trucks set up shop here and create some memorable bits that will bring you back the follow weekend.


HOMA Summer Nights - July TBD

Honolulu Museum of Arts has started a fun event called Summer Nights.  This is a really fun event that allows you to explore the art and grounds after hours to the groove of a spinning DJ or live music, popup bars and yummy appetizers bites.

  • Location – 900 S Beretania St
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 8 PM
  • Cost - General Admission
  • Learn more - HonoluluMuseum.org

Yoga in the Park - July 27th, 2024

Get your stretch on in Kaka’ako.  Join a free Yoga section that takes place a each Sunday morning with an instructor leading you into a good workout with some great stretches.  Bring your own towel and map.

  • Location – Victoria Ward Park
  • Time – 9 AM to 10 AM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Yoga in the Park

Na Mele O Ko’olina – July TBD

Head to Ko’olina beach lagoon #3 for a day of Hawaiian music and local art display & sale!  Hawaii's very best Slack Key and Ukulele musicians, as well as 30 Hawaiian artists who display their artwork for sale


MELE HĀLI‘A Hawaiian Musical Series – July TBD

Mele Hali'a will bring to life Hawaii’s past, present and future through Hawaiian performing arts and entertainment.  Featuring a local musical performance by kawika kahiapo & friends. This will be a fun free event to watch if you’re in the area.  It will take place outdoor on the Waikiki Beach Walk grassy area. 


15th Annual Ukulele Picnic - July 27, 2024

If you want more of the Royal Hawaiian ukulele contest, then pack up a picnic with a date, and head to Kapiolani Park to enjoy a beautiful weekend in the sun, listening to the winner of the contest along with other great ukulele performances, performing into the night.  This event will benefit the Ukulele Museum.

  • Location - Kapiolani Park Bandstand
  • Time - 9:30 AM to Sunset
  • Cost - Free 
  • Learn more - Ukulele Picnic Hawaii

The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – July TBD

Join the Honolulu Zoo in the summer evenings with live music featuring The Brewz with Keilana and Crossing Rain.  There will be some fun keiki coloring and trivia activates, ono plate lunch, and winning prizes, including a drawing for an ukulele!  Alcohol is not permitted, but plate lunches and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Location – Honolulu Zoo
  • Time – 5 PM music starts online Facebook & YouTube
  • Cost - Asking for Donations
  • Learn more – HonoluluZoo.org

10th Annual Waimea Valley Summer Concert Series - July 27th, 2024

Join the Mele Kulāiwi Songs of our Native Land.  Waimea Valley’s annual summer concert is back with a great local line-up, including:  Ben Vegas, Walea, Kamuela Kahoano, and a special performance from Na Leo.

Concerts will be held on the Waimea Valley Main Pavilion Lawn on the last Saturday of the summer months: June 29th, July 27th, and August 31st from 3pm-6:30pm.

  • Location - WaimeaValley.net
  • Time - 2 PM to 7 PM
  • Cost - $15 to $50
  • Learn more - WaimeaValley.net

Screen on the Green at Waimea Valley - July TBD

Waimea Valley is going to help make your summer more fun with a series of outdoor movie nights for the family.  Enjoy free open-air movie nights featuring new and classic films.  "Grease" will be shown, after the Hale’iwa Farmers Markets. Take a seat on the main lawn for the featured film of the night.


Koko Marina Makers Market - July 27th, 2024

Where better to have a craft and gift fair, than in an outdoor shopping center.  There will be over 70 vendors selling everything from crafted jewelry, art work, electronics, clothing, food creations, and lots of handcrafted goods.  There will be lots of free giveaways as well and free parking.  Local Food vendors will be on site cooking up a storm, it's hard to pass up!

  • Location - Koko Marina Center
  • Time - 10 AM to 3 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - Koko Marina Center

HoMA Nights – July TBD

HoMA Nights (formally Art After Dark) takes place at the Honolulu Museum on the last Friday of each month except Nov & Dec.  This is a really fun event that allows you to explore the art and grounds after hours to the groove of a spinning DJ, popup bars and yummy appetizers being served by Eat Honolulu.  Enjoy drinks made by Free Spirit Mobile Bartenders

  • Location – 900 S Beretania St
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost - $25
  • Learn more - HonoluluMuseum.org

Aloha Home Market – July TBD

Enjoy a popup market with lots of Made in Hawaii booth. Everything from art creations to custom jewelry to locally crafted furniture…and lots of food booths along the way. Shop and support the local community!

  • Location – Ala Moana Center
  • Time – 9 AM to 2 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Aloha Home Market

Mele on the Marina Fest  - July TBD

Don’t miss out on this free concert!  Arrive early, get some shopping done, grab a plate lunch and prime row seating for great line up.  The fun begins at 3 pm with a concert starting off with Kupaoa.  Local artist and food vendors will be on site…

  • Location – Hawaii Kai Town Center
  • Time – 3 PM to 7 :30 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - hawaiikaitowne


Kaka'ako Farmers Market - July 27th, 2024

Visit a lively farmers market in a lively area called Kaka'ako.  There are typically 60 vendors selling local produce, creations and goods.  It's a great place to get a bite to eat, whether it's snack, treat, or a full meal.  Lot's of food trucks set up shop here and create some memorable bits that will bring you back the follow weekend.


Sea Life Park Summer Twilight Concert Series – Moved to Aug

End the afternoon exploring Sea Life Park attractions, dinning alfresco and watching a special concert by Hawaiian music artist, Leeward Kaapana, George Kuo, and The Waimanalo Sunset Band.  Call for special dinner reservations (starts at 4:30) and more details…

  • Location – Sea Life Park
  • Time – 4 PM to 6 PM
  • Cost – $59.99
  • Learn More - 808-259-2500 or www.SeaLifePark.com

August Events

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