Oahu Events in July

Events & Festivals on the Island of Oahu

Oahu, the vibrant heart of Hawaii, offers many events and festivals in July 2024, celebrating the island's rich cultural heritage, natural beauty, and lively community spirit. As visitors and locals enjoy the warm summer weather, Oahu transforms into a hub of activity with numerous celebrations highlighting its unique blend of traditions, modern attractions, and scenic landscapes.

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2024 Events and Festivities

Kailua Fireworks and Festivities

Celebrate Independence Day at Kailua Beach Park with an acrobatic air show, live music performances, and various food vendors. The evening culminates in a spectacular fireworks display over the ocean, creating a festive atmosphere perfect for families and friends to enjoy a summer evening by the beach

When: July 4th
Where: Kailua Beach Park
More Info: Fireworks at Kailua Beach

Haleiwa Beach Park Car Show & Fireworks

This event features a captivating vintage car show with classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles on display. Attendees can enjoy live music from local artists, food and craft vendors, hula demonstrations, bounce houses, face painting, and a thrilling food-eating contest. The day concludes with a mesmerizing fireworks show at 8 PM.

When: July 4th
Where: Haleiwa Beach Park
More Info: Chamber's Car Show & Fireworks

Polynesian Cultural Center Fireworks

The Polynesian Cultural Center hosts a Fourth of July celebration with performances by local artists such as Kapena, B.E.T, and Nesian N.I.N.E. The event includes free inflatables, carnival games, and 'ono grinds (delicious food). The highlight of the evening is a stunning fireworks display at 9 PM.

When: July 4th
Where: Polynesian Cultural Center - Hukilau Market Place
More Info: Buy Tickets

First Friday Art Walk

This monthly event transforms Chinatown into a vibrant art scene with galleries, shops, and restaurants opening doors for an evening of art appreciation, wine, and food. The Hawaii State Art Museum also participates with free admission from 6 PM to 9 PM, allowing visitors to explore a range of artistic expressions and local culture

When: July 5th
Where: Chinatown, Honolulu
More Info: First Friday

Mo'ili'ili Summer Fest

The Mo'ili'ili Summer Fest celebrates Honolulu's largest Bon Dance, featuring traditional Japanese dance, food stalls, cultural performances, and a lively street festival. This event brings together the community to enjoy traditional and modern festivities in the historic Mo'ili'ili district.

When: July 6th
Where: 1100 University Ave Parking Lot, Mo'ili'ili District
More Info: Summer Fest

Queen Lili'uokalani Keiki Hula Competition

The Queen Lili'uokalani Keiki Hula Competition is a prestigious event showcasing young hula dancers across the Hawaiian Islands. Over three days, attendees can witness solo and group performances in traditional (kahiko) and contemporary (auana) hula. The event also features a Pop-Up Mākeke with local artisans, an exhibition of royal Hawaiian treasures, and live Hawaiian music performances. This cultural event is an excellent opportunity to experience the richness of Hawaiian hula and community spirit.

When: July 25th to 27th
Where: Neal S. Blaisdell Center
More Info: Hula Competition

These events highlight Oahu's diverse cultural, musical, and festive experiences in July. Whether you're a resident or a visitor, there's something for everyone to enjoy on this beautiful island.

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