With over 140 local Maui, Molokai, and Lanai vendors that offer a wide variety of locally made products, there is no wonder why the Annual Made in Maui County Festival is deemed the biggest Hawaii shopping event of the year! Whether you are on the hunt for the perfect gift from Hawaii or simply looking for things to do in Maui, we invite you to join the rest of Maui Nui for this exciting island event!
Held at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC) this fall, come to explore the food, produce, arts and crafts, jewelry, fashion items, Hawaii furniture, and so much more during this two-day festival. And if you are wondering what’s in store, here is what to expect of the biggest shopping event of the year!
Friday, November 1, 2019 – Exclusive Shopping Day
For those of you who want to shop locally made goods without the crowds, the festival hosts an exclusive shopping day where you can get an exclusive peek at what these vendors have to offer. While gates open at 1:30 pm there will be an opening ceremony later that evening that will include free pupus for attendees to enjoy. There will also be 3 food trucks in the Pasha Hawaii Food Court for those who worked up an appetite during the shopping event. Entry to this exclusive shopping day is $35 per person while children 12 and under enter for free. If this sounds like something that you would like to experience during your Maui vacation, tickets can be purchased at the MACC Box Office!
Saturday, November 2, 2019 – The Big Festival Day
Following this exclusive sneak peek, visitors and residents alike gather to kick off a full day of shopping, live entertainment, fashion shows, local Maui food trucks, and so much more! Gates open at 8 am and the first 2,000 attendees receive a free Festival tote to fill up with Hawaii goods for sale. In addition to the large variety of vendors, there will also be 14 different food trucks in the Pasha Hawaii Food Court for those who want to enjoy a taste of Maui food and drink. And with featured fashion shows, prize drawings, and live entertainment hosted throughout the day, this truly is an exciting family-friendly activity!
As the biggest shopping event of the year, parking is expected to be at capacity. There will be additional parking for this festival at the War Memorial Gym where a free shuttle will be available starting from 7:45 am to 4:45 pm to take you to and from the event. Entry will be $5 per person with free admission for children 12 and under, and tickets will be available for purchase at the MACC Box Office on the day of the festival.
While there are a number of things to do in West Maui, this is a must-attend event if you are planning a Hawaii vacation during the fall season. But don’t take our word for it, book online today and find out for yourself!