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Wailuku First Friday
September 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us at Wailuku First Friday (WFF) on September 7, 2018. This free family event will be held from 6:00 – 9:00 PM on historic Market Street. This month Wailuku’s theme will be Festivals of Aloha!
WFF will include live music and entertainment:
Maui Thing Stage
‘Ei Nei & Keauhou
6:30 PM band break – Missing Polynesia fashion show
Banyan Tree Stage
Natalie Nicole Band
Gene Argel Jazz Trio
Other WFF highlights on Market Street include:
Wailuku Coffee Company
Open Mic hosted by Atlas
Opening reception for artist Dina Cline
Free screening of “Rio Rita” at 7:00 PM
Meet HI Dino’s T-Rex!
Art On Market
“Bucks for Ducks” Rubber Ducky Fundraiser for Special Olympics Maui
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 – 9:00 PM, with Market Street closed to vehicle traffic from 5:30 PM. Vendors, merchants and entertainers are reminded that Market Street closes at 5:30 PM. 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 9:00 PM; patrons can exit the lot onto Main Street after 9:00 PM.
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.