2023 Events and Festivities
Events for Kauai in March 2023 will be posted in the coming weeks. Typically, we'll update this page about six to eight weeks before the month in question. Below, you can review a summary of what happened within the last 12-18 months, as many of these Hawaii events are held annually.
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2022 Events and Festivities
If you’re visiting the island of Kauai in March this year, you may be less certain than one might usually be when it comes to events, festivals, and the like. The good news is there is still a lot of activity going on and plenty to attend, despite the unpredictability COVID-19 is still imposing on event calendars around the world.
As we have been doing for some time now, we recommend paying careful attention to any and all events as their dates approach - cancellations are sadly still a persistent possibility. With that said, here’s an intro to some of the most noteworthy events and festivals on deck for March 2022 in Kauai.
Tours of Grove Farm Museum
One of the first sugar plantations in Hawaii, Grove Farm was founded all the way back in 1854. Today, the site, which is just southeast of Lihue, is a museum and an excellent historical and cultural landmark to visit. 2-hour guided tours are back in action all through March, happening twice a day every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Where: Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Museum
When: 10AM and 1PM - Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
More Info: https://grovefarm.org/
Aloha Friday Art Nights
A really cool (and completely free) way to connect with local art and artists on the island of Kauai is by visiting Kress Street in Lihue on Friday afternoons this March.
This is the site of Aloha Friday Art Nights, where local artists literally take to the street and showcase their talents live - “from music to murals.”
Where: Kress St, Lihue
When: Fridays, 2PM - 6PM
More Info: https://www.kauaimurals.com/aloha-friday-art-night
Hale Puna Farmers Market
Hale Puna is one of the oldest buildings in Hawaii, first constructed in 1828 in West Kauai as the home of Reverend Peter Gulick. Today owners are restoring the property and transforming it into a traditional forest garden and community center.
One of the reasons why the Hale Puna Farmers Market is a great choice for your local produce search is that 100% of the proceeds go to support interns at their farm school. Hale Puna is also a great place to support because of their role in the community. For instance, they offer a CSA program.
Where: 9567 Huakai Rd, Waimea, HI 96796, United States (under the giant monkeypod tree!)
When: Thursdays, 3:30PM - 5:30PM
More Info: https://www.halepuna.org/farmers-market
Alakoko Shop Plant Swap Sundays
If you’re a fan of plants, few places in the world offer a more impressive array. The people of Kauai are proud of their relationship to the natural world, and one place this can be seen is every Sunday at the Alakoko Shop in Lihue.
Operating with the hashtag #plantsarefriends, “Plant Swap Sundays” are set to run weekly all through March.
Where: Alakoko Shop on Kress St, Lihue
When: Sundays, 10AM - 2PM
More Info: https://www.alakoko.com/service/events-and-workshops/
Whether you’re looking to experience art, history, nature, or all three - there’s plenty on the calendar for Kauai this March. Mahalo and best wishes for your visit!
Have you checked out the Common Ground Kauai Marketplace yet?
They have locally made products that would be great for gift giving.
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