2018 Halloween in LahainaOctober 30, 2018, 10:47 AM HST · Updated November 1, 12:25 PM 0 Comments
“Halloween in Lahaina” returns to world famous Front Street on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018.
This year’s highlights include the 40th Annual Keiki Halloween Costume Parade sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Lahaina starting at 4 p.m. Keiki are invited to come in costume and participate in a parade down Front Street to Campbell Park led by the Lahainaluna High School Marching Band. The parade organizes and begins at Front and Papalaua Streets near the Outlets of Maui.
Campbell Park will open at noon selling the official Halloween in Lahaina T-shirt. Special event food sales start at 4 p.m. at the location. This Halloween, experience the first-ever curated Halloween Arts Event in Campbell Park with Lighted Art Installations, Live Performances and Special Guest DJs.
“You don’t want to miss coming down to Front Street for Halloween this year,” said LAC Board President Sne Patel, “We are collaborating with Fuzz Box Productions, Event Horizons and Galaxy Laser & Light to transform the park into a unique visual and acoustical experience for all to enjoy.” At 9 p.m. there’s a feature debut performance of “Do You Love Me,” by acclaimed “Maui Hoop Crew.”
Adults are invited to wear their most creative Halloween costume and enter the Adult Costume Contest, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Campbell Park. Sponsored by MegaVega Properties, Frida’s Beach House and Honu Restaurant the 1st place costume will receive $1,000, 2nd place $500 and 3rd place $250. Registration begins in Campbell Park at 5:45 p.m. and concludes at 8:45 p.m. Winners will be announced at 9:30 p.m. and must be present to win. The emcees for the evening are Trevor Arnolt from Fuzz Box Productions and LAC Board President Sne Patel.
The Maui Police Department would like to remind attendees that costumes should not include items such as sabers, metal rods, firearms or firearm replicas. Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited on streets, sidewalks and parks. Attendees that choose to consume alcohol are encouraged to drink in moderation, and not drink and drive.
Lahaina Halloween Express Shuttles will be departing from War Memorial Parking Lot in Wailuku and Kīhei Aquatic Center Parking Lot in Kīhei. Tickets are $10 each way and available online at www.visitlahaina.com.
Official “Halloween in Lahaina” T-shirts have arrived and are on sale at www.visitlahaina.com or at the Lahaina Visitor Center at the old Lahaina Courthouse.
Maui Police say street closures will begin at 3:30 p.m. along Front Street from Baker Street to Prison Street. Front Street will be closed to vehicular traffic until midnight. All vehicles must be removed from Front Street prior to the closure to avoid towing. Motorists should anticipate slow-moving traffic around Lahaina town and be aware of an increase in pedestrian traffic. Maui police advise the public to exercise patience and drive safely.