6 Summer Events You Won’t Want to Miss
Summer is soon upon us here in Waikiki! Your tropical vacation is about to get even better when you experience one of these six Hawaiian festivals under the warmth of the shining sun! Join us at one of the top luxury hotels Waikiki has to offer, Prince Waikiki, when you plan your adventure this summer season!
Every year the Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor puts on the Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii and you won’t want to miss seeing these amazing aerial stunts and performances. With featured aircrafts like warbirds, jets, and helicopters, there is something for everyone. The Airshow also has a kid’s zone, a multitude of special displays, a hangar tour, and more!
Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii
Where: Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor
Address: 319 Lexington Boulevard, Historic Ford Island, Honolulu, HI 96818
When: June 2-3, 2018
The Pan-Pacific Festival 2018 is a cultural festival hosted during the month of June. Cultural arts and crafts, food, performances, and so much more will be available across various sites in Waikiki! An excellent event for the entire family, this weekend festival celebrates Hawaii’s diversity and history as a cultural melting pot
Address: Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
When: June 8-10, 2018
Don’t forget to get your mango jam on at the Mango Jam Festival! From January to June, a mango recipe winner will be selected each month to showcase their Mango Masterpiece for an opportunity to win big! The event features lots and lots of that delicious and sweet fruit, mangos! With live entertainment, food booths, craft vendors, and demonstrations, you’ll love spending the day savoring all sorts of mango-inspired meals.
Mango Jam Festival
Where: Frank F. Fasi Civic Center at Honolulu Hale
Address: 530 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96813
When: June 29-30, 2018
When thinking of tropical paradise, the soft strums of the Ukulele come to mind. This July you’ll want to sway to the soothing sounds of Hawaii’s most famous instrument (and a symbol of Aloha) at the Ukulele Festival! The annual event brings together musicians and guests to celebrate the state’s historic instrument. Immerse in sweet melodies and relaxing sounds while listening to top-notch musicians, taking lessons, checking out displays, and more at this fantastic summer festival.
Where: Kapiolani Park
Address: 3840 Paki Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
When: July 15, 2018
Hawaii produces a lot of exports and there is no better way to see them all than at the Made in Hawaii Festival! The showcase of over 400 exhibitors offers a glimpse at the food, books, gifts, jewelry, and more that are homegrown and homemade throughout our beautiful paradise.
Made in Hawaii Festival
Where: Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena
Address: 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96813
When: August 17-19, 2018
You’ll want to finish off your summer festival season with the smooth sounds at the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival “Waikiki Style!” The grounds of the gorgeous Waikiki Aquarium will host local artists, craft vendors, local foods, and performances by our island’s premiere Slack Key Guitar players. Over the course of six hours, you’ll hear soloists, duos, and bands showcasing the vast styles created by this guitar.
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival
Where: Waikiki Aquarium
Address: 2777 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
When: August 17-19, 2018
There are plenty of fun festivals to choose from this season when you’re vacationing at one of the best luxury hotels Waikiki has to offer, Prince Waikiki. You’ll find that our resort has stunning views of the marina, gorgeous accommodations, fantastic dining options, and more when you embark on a festive Hawaiian getaway.