While most venture to the Valley Isle for rest and relaxation, there are plenty of opportunities to let loose! Maui town parties are the way to go if you are looking for a lively way to start the weekend. The party takes place on the first Friday of the month and moves around to five different towns on Maui, which means that each celebration has a small-town feel. Plus, there’s plenty of local shopping, food, and fun! Learn more below and access our complimentary Vacation Guide to find more things to do before you head to the First Friday Maui party.
Experience First Friday Maui Town Parties Like a Local
First Friday Wailuku
Wailuku First Fridays kick the month off with a bang along Main Street. Wander your way through authentic shops and stalls to find that perfect souvenir or gift. Don’t forget to grab some ono grindz from one of the many vendors, too! Then, check out Art on Market and Wailuku Coffee Company for an excellent selection of artwork and Hawaiian coffee. Bands fill the street with live music and entertainment, and kids and adults enjoy activities ranging from lei-making tutorials to a showcase of classic cars and hot rods.
You’ll find free parking at several locations around Wailuku, and select businesses open up their lots to the public for free. Or, if you’re staying at The Old Wailuku Inn, you can keep your car here and walk over to the party!
Other Town Parties
Whether you’re visiting the island for the first time or are a returning guest looking for local things to do, there’s always something new to enjoy at Maui town parties. The performances, entertainment, and family-friendly activities change all the time! Make sure you check the First Friday Maui website for details and view our Maui Events Page for upcoming celebrations.
- Second Friday Lahaina | 36 mins away
- Third Friday Makawao | 28 mins away
- Fourth Friday Kihei | 20 mins away
Stay Steps From the Celebration at The Old Wailuku Inn at Ulupono
The Old Wailuku Inn is just three blocks away from the action in Wailuku, giving you easy access to the Maui First Friday party! Our central location also makes us a great home base for trips to Lahaina, Makawao, South Maui, and Haleakala. There’s no better place to stay on the island!
After a fun-filled evening, head back to one of our premier guest rooms, like the Miulana Room, and relax. This accommodation features a vertical spa and private lanai. Then, wake up refreshed and start your next day of adventures with a delicious gourmet breakfast! Ohana means family, and we would love for you to be a part of our Ohana during your visit to the Valley Isle.