Parade Applications for 95th Maui Fair Now Available

August 25, 2017, 3:04 PM HST · Updated September 12, 2:59 PM
Nikki Schenfeld · 0 Comments

The 95th Maui Fair will take place Oct. 5-8, 2017. This year’s traditional opening parade is “Celebrating the Greatest Things in Life!”

Maui Fair 2017. PC: Wendy Osher

The parade will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, starting from the UH Maui College along Ka’ahumanu Avenue and ending at the War Memorial Stadium on Kanaloa Avenue. The Fairground will open 5 p.m.

The deadline for completed parade applications is Friday, Sept. 11, 2017, no exceptions.

Officials with the parade said there will be a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Alexa Higashi Meeting Room from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.


To be in the parade, register and submit your application online here.

Note: The Fair Alliance prohibits any display of commercial advertising (including, but not limited to, banners, posters, clothing, hats, pamphlets, pins, stickers, etc.) on or by any person, unit or part of a unit in the parade, with the exception of pre-approved units with commercial logos, and Fair Sponsor units.

The Maui Fair attracts locals and visitors alike to enjoy an array of local food, first-rate entertainment, E.K. Fernandez Joy Zone, plus horticulture, orchid, livestock, homemaking, photo and art exhibits and competitions.


The Fair will have unique and innovative products and services in the “Maui Fair Products & Services” Tent, and attendees can visit the Events Arena where some of Maui’s most talented community groups, clubs and organizations perform and share their knowledge and skill.

Other fun activities at the Fair include the Chili Cook Off managed by Maui Fire Fighters, the Maui Fair Pie Competition, and Baby of the Year Contest.

Nikki Schenfeld
Nikki joined the Maui Now team in 2016 as a writer/reporter. Originally from Chicago, she has had internships with CBS2 Chicago and Comcast SportsNet Chicago where she had the opportunity to interview some of Chicago's best athletes. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. She moved to Maui in 2013.


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