activities on Maui
For those who want to keep exploring into the evening, there is a wide variety of nightlife options on Maui after dark. There is surely something for everyone; whether you’re looking for something relaxing or adrenaline-pumping, we’ve got you covered!
Voted “Best New Bar on Maui,” in MauiTime Weekly, The Dirty Monkey is just what the Island of Maui needed! You can tell that the owners truly put their heart and soul into this Front Street remodel. Located in Lahaina (where the old Moose McGillycuddy’s used to be), Dirty Monkey has really breathed some life back into Front Street.
Every “Aloha Friday” on Maui, the Maui County Office of Economic Development hosts a free town party in a different location throughout the island. This is definitely one of the best ways to celebrate Maui’s culture, community, art, and music. These family-fun events are also a great way for visitors to check out Maui’s historical small towns, taste delicious locally made foods, enjoy some of the island’s best talent, and shop for local art, crafts, and goods. These parties offer fun for both visitors and residents of all ages.
The historical town of Paia is a great spot for a night of bar hopping, live music, and dancing. After a day in the sun, take a break and enjoy everything Maui’s North Shore has to offer visitors after dark. A handful of Paia Town’s restaurants and bars offer happy hour from 3pm to 6pm daily.
The catamaran Pride of Maui is the place to enjoy a sunset dinner cruise like no other. Relax with aloha in a casual luau atmosphere and enjoy spectacular views of the Hawaiian sunset. This is one of the most enjoyable after-dark activities you can do on Maui.
Cruise and Luau
Haleakala is the largest dormant volcano in the world and reaches a height of 10,023 feet. This is one of the best places in the universe to stargaze, as it offers excellent visibility. It’s easy to understand why this spot is such a popular destination for serious astronomers from around the globe.
When planning your upcoming vacation on Maui, check out the event schedule at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC). Since opening its doors in 1994, the MACC continues to be Maui’s top-notch performing arts complex located in the heart of Kahului.
Nothing immerses you in Hawaiian Culture like experiencing a luau on Maui. This fun Hawaiian tradition is enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. Traditionally, Hawaiian luaus begin with a lei greeting and a refreshing Mai Tai or tropical fruit punch. Most luaus offer an open bar featuring several deliciously iconic tropical drinks.
“Aloha Friday” on Front Street is always known for being tons of fun! Fridays are specifically designated as “Art Nights” in Lahaina Town. What better way is there to spend time after dark on Maui than strolling through this historical beachfront town, exploring world-renowned art galleries and meeting local and visiting artists?
What better place is there to sing karaoke than in a tropical island paradise where nobody knows your name? Maui assuredly offers a wide variety of karaoke bars for your after-dark entertainment. Here are a few of our top recommendations:
At any given time of the year, Maui offers its fair share of excellent shows for visitors to enjoy after dark. In addition to booking your luau, you’ll want to make sure you have the opportunity to schedule one or more of Maui’s excellent stage shows.