2023 Events and Festivities
As winter transitions toward spring, there will be lots to celebrate on the island of Maui. Live music, dance, fresh local food, and even a special fundraiser, 5K - all are available for those visiting in March.
Here are our picks for the best events and festivals in Maui in March 2023.
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Maui Pops Orchestra
For music lovers, March will see Maui’s esteemed orchestra embark on another one of its one-time-only epic collaborations. On the afternoon of March 12th, 3-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kalani P’ea will take the stage alongside Maui Pops Orchestra at the Castle Theater in Kahului. Its Hawaiian contemporary soul meets Hawaiian live orchestra. Many musical styles will be performed, including Kalani P’ea’s original work.
When: Sunday, March 12th, 3 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Castle Theater
More Info: http://mauipops.org/concerts/
Polynesian Show at the Shops at Wailea
This ongoing biweekly event is set to continue through March. Admission is free, and the show is held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM.
The Polynesian Show showcases hula dancing and other traditional Polynesian dances, accompanied by live music.
By the way, in general, the Shops at Wailea are an excellent destination for events. On a weekly basis, you can find anything from coconut husking to ukulele lessons happening here. We recommend checking out their event calendar (linked below) for more info.
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: The Shops at Wailea
More Info: https://www.theshopsatwailea.com/events/
Maui’s famous 5K event is back in action for 2023! If you don’t want to run 5 kilometers, you can participate in the untimed 1-mile run/walk. The purpose of this annual event is to fundraise for Maui schools. The event is set to be held for its 12th anniversary on March 5th and to run (no pun intended) from 7 AM until 9:30 AM.
When: Sunday, March 5th, 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Maui Ocean Center
More Info: https://www.maui5k.org/
Bonnie Raitt - Just Like That Tour
When: Friday, March 31st, 7 PM - 10 PM
Where: One Cameron Way, Kahului (Maui Arts & Cultural Center/A&B Amphitheater)
More Info: Maui Arts & Cultural Center - Bonnie Raitt
Maui Farmer’s Market Kihei
Last but not least, the availability of fresh local produce is not scheduled to go anywhere during March. One of the best on the island is in Kihei, where you can stop by anytime between 7 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday.
When: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri; 7 AM - 4 PM
Where: 61 S Kihei Rd, Kihei
More Info: Farmer’s Markets Maui - Kihei
Music, exercise, education, culture, and more - all of it can be found this coming March on the island of Maui. We hope you found this introductory guide to be helpful. Mahalo, and best wishes for your upcoming visit!