As the vibrant spirit of summer gently transforms into the enchanting embrace of fall, Kaua'i comes alive with a captivating array of events that promise to make September unforgettable.
Join us as we explore the Garden Island's upcoming events, bringing together the essence of community, culture, and celebration throughout the month. And be sure to mark your calendars and embrace the aloha spirit to make the most of Garden Island's enchanting events this fall season.
Live on the Lanai
Anaina Hou Community Park
September 20 - December 17
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sunset Lanai features weekly rotating "Try Local" entertainment, graciously sponsored by Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority and Kaua'i Visitors Bureau. Here are some of the different events hosted at Anaina Hou Community Park: Sunset Lanai - Local musicians, such as the "Jazz Sharks" and "Soulgood Family Band." A Hawaiian paint-and-sip complete with cultural stories called Culture to Canvas. And of course, the well-loved Trivia Night with trivia gal Katie! More Sunset Lanai events to come!
Kaua’i Mokihana Festival
September 25 - September 30
Malie Foundation presents the 39 Annual Kaua'i Mokihana Festival. This unique event is a week-long celebration of Hawaiian culture, including educational cultural presentations, music, Hawaiian language, a hula hoike and Miss Mokihana Hula Kahiko solo competition on the island of Kaua'i. This year will celebrate Year of Na Mele O Hawaii - Songs and Chants of Hawaii and are excited to host our weeks events virtually. Please join on Malie Foundationʻs Facebook, Instagram and YouTube Channel for more information. Supported by the Hawaii Tourism Authority through the Community Enrichment Program.
Ohana FitFest 2023
Prince Albert Park
7 am - 11 am
Ohana Fit Fest is an annual event that features a 5k-ish fun run/walk with family-friendly obstacles along the way. This year's proceeds will benefit our keiki; grants will be donated to North Shore schools to help fund fitness programs and equipment. The fun run/walk route starts at Prince Albert Park in Princeville, winds along the Princeville path and stunning ocean-view holes of the Makai Golf Club, into the Mauka (Woods) Course where runners will climb, crawl, and test their coordination on obstacles, then finish back at Prince Albert Park.
Last Saturday Night Market
September 30 - December 30
4 pm - 9 pm
Kaua'i's newest and only last Saturday of the month Night Market. Vendors, food, beer and wine, and live music and dancing with funk, disco, Motown, and soul music provided by Da Funk! This Night Market is unique; it's a combination of a Night Market and a concert. Located on Hawaiian Homelands, the Anahola Marketplace features a combination of shops, a large covered pavilion, a cafe with a great selection of food, and a gathering place for all.
A Night of Chamber Music
St. Michaels & All Angels Church
5 pm - 7 pm
Kaua'i Concert Association starts off the 2023-24 season with a Night of Chamber Music. Monica Chung joins members of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra for a diverse program of works by Beethoven, Granados, Shostokovich and more. Monica Chung - Piano, Dr. Nikki Ebusu - Violin, Kaycee Milne - violin, Alex Pena - viola, Josh Nakazawa - cello. Tickets available at www.Kaua'i-concert.org - $40.00 Adult, $15.00 Student
BOTTOM LINE: As the September sun bids farewell and the island's lush landscapes prepare for the embrace of autumn, Garden Island remains a hub of cultural enrichment and community unity.
Whether you're seeking the soulful tunes of local artists, the rich traditions of Hawaiian culture, a fun-filled family fitness event, or a harmonious night of chamber music, Kaua'i has something to offer everyone this month.
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