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Wailuku First Friday
May 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us at Wailuku First Friday (WFF) on May 4, 2018. This free family event will be held from 6-9pm on historic Market Street. The theme this month is Lei Day in Wailuku and everyone is encouraged to wear a lei or their favorite Aloha print outfits.
WFF will include live music and entertainment:
Maui Thing Stage
Natalie Nicole Band 6:15-9:00 PM
Nevah Too Late 6:00-9:00 PM
Drumline & “Trashion Show” parade down Market St. 6:00 PM
Closing party to follow at 1980 Main Street
Other WFF highlights on Market Street include:
Wailuku Coffee Co.
Presents “Hearts of Aloha,” a celebration of Art & Aloha, created by the 5th grade students of Paia School & Ke Kula Kaiapuni o Maui Ma Paia
Of Mice and Men
Live Lei Making Demonstration by Aloha Missions
Fresh Island Art Gallery
Artwork by Sean Baba
Art On Market
“Bucks for Ducks” Rubber Ducky Fundraiser for Na Hoaloha
And of course, great food booths and trucks, crafts and other treats!
Wailuku First Friday is a free community street party, held from 6:00-9:00PM, with Market Street closed to vehicle traffic from 5:30PM. Vendors, merchants and entertainers are reminded that Market Street closes at 5:30PM. For the safety of all participants, everyone’s kokua is appreciated. Signage will remind the public that no cars will be allowed on Market Street during the event. Cars left parked on the street during the event will be ticketed. Maui Medical Group offers free parking during Wailuku First Friday at the facility’s lot, located near the Main/High Street intersection. The Vineyard Street parking exit will close at 9:00PM; patrons can exit the lot onto Main Street after 9:00PM.
The Wailuku First Friday event showcases dozens of artisans, handmade crafters and food vendors. For vendor information and reservations, contact vendor coordinator Alan Takitani at 808.281.2801. A copy of vendor’s general excise tax license, health permit (for food vendors) and additional insured will be required.
Wailuku First Friday is a Community Street Party and is generously sponsored by the Hawaii Tourism Authority, the County of Maui, Sae Design, Maui Thing, Maui Redevelopment Agency, KONI 104.7 FM, KAOI, KPOA, Pacific Media Group, First Hawaiian Bank, Kama‘aina Properties, Inc., Wailuku Community Association, Maui Time, IBEW Local 1186, Young Brothers, Hawaii Carpenters Union-Maui, Meadow Gold, HMSA Connec, LLC. and Lokahi Pacific. Check out Maui Friday Town Parties at www.MauiFridays.com for information on the County of Maui’s Office of Economic Development program, and follow us @mauifridays on Instagram and Facebook.