Follow the beautiful sounds of strumming ukuleles to Kapiolani Park on July 17th for a festival like no other! Every summer in Honolulu ukulele fans, musicians, and visitors gather to celebrate this legendary instrument that defines the sound of the islands. The 46th Annual Ukulele Festival promises a full day of live concerts, lessons, and the chance to bring home a ukulele of your own.
Legendary ukulele players from across Hawaii and around the world will be on hand to entertain fans with Diamond Head as the perfect backdrop. Check out dozens of shows from 10:30 am to 5 pm to revel in the breezy mood of this beloved festival. Listen to a ukulele orchestra of over 800 students and catch local celebrities showing off their ukulele talents. In between concerts, grab a bite to eat from the local food booths or browse the ukulele displays to find an instrument to strum for yourself.
The 46th Annual Ukulele Festival takes place at Kapiolani Park located a five-minute ride from our Waikiki Beach hotel. Soak in the traditional sounds of Hawaii as you walk along the beach. Before or after the festival, you can climb up scenic Diamond Head right next door for a marvelous view of Honolulu. Add a touch of music magic to your trip by attending this one-of-a-kind ukulele festival.