Maui in May: Your Guide to Festivals and Concerts on the Island

Posted by Mapuana Andrade on Friday, April 28th, 2023 at 10:45am

Maui is a beautiful island with plenty of activities and events happening year-round. May is a great month to visit and enjoy the island's many offerings. From Lei Day to the Seabury Craft Fair, there's something for everyone. Here's a list of some exciting events happening on Maui in May.


Lei Day Heritage Festival

Date: May 1, 2023

Time: 2PM - 7PM

Location: Hale Hōʻikeʻike at the Bailey House, Wailuku

Celebrate the Hawaiian culture and tradition of Lei making on Lei Day, a vibrant day for creativity. Enjoy live music, local food, craft vendors, and tours of the museum. Join in on the lei-making contest and see the creativity of local artists. This event is free and open to the public, no tickets required.


Doobie Brothers

Date: May 2, 2023

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului

Get ready to rock with the iconic Doobie Brothers as they perform their greatest hits at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. This is a must-see concert for music lovers of all ages. Don't miss this chance to sing along to classics like "Listen to the Music" and "Black Water." Tickets can be purchased on the Maui Arts & Cultural Center website.


47th Annual Seabury Craft Fair

Date: May 13, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Seabury Hall, Makawao

For the first time since the pandemic, Seabury Hall's 47th Annual Craft Fair is back. This event features over 100 local artists and vendors selling handmade crafts, jewelry, clothing, and more. There's also live music, food trucks, and a silent auction. Seabury Craft Fair is a great way to support local artists and find unique, handmade gifts for loved ones. Admission is $5 per person and can be purchased at the entrance.


19th Annual Menehune Mayhem

Date: May 13-14, 2023

Location: Ho'okipa Beach Park, Paia

The 19th Annual Ian Walsh Menehune Mayhem is a surfing competition for kids under the age of 18. Watch as young surfers from around the world compete in this fun and exciting event. Spectators can watch for free, no tickets required. Menehune Mayhem is a great opportunity to support young surfers and witness the future stars of the sport!


Maui Brewers Festival

Date: May 20, 2023

Time: 2PM - 7PM

Location: Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului

Sample some of the best beers from Hawaii and beyond at the 2023 Maui Brewers Festival. This event also features live music, local food, and a silent auction. The Maui Brewers Festival is a beer lover's paradise and a chance to taste unique brews from talented brewers. Tickets can be purchased on the Maui Arts & Cultural Center website.


Lei Po’o Making


Time: 2:30-3:30PM

Location: The Shops at Wailea

At The Shops at Wailea, guests are welcomed to discover the art of creating ti leaf leis with the use of ferns and flowers. These exquisite Lei Po'o are traditionally worn on the head and were often given as a gift during special occasions by the Ali'i, the Hawaiian Royalty. Located in the Lower Level in front of Malibu Shirts, this event is open to both keiki and adults.


Maui is a destination that offers something for everyone, and these events are just a sample of what the island has to offer. Whether you're a music lover, a craft enthusiast, or a surfing fan, there's plenty of things to do and see on Maui in May. So why not plan a visit and experience the magic of the island for yourself?


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