activities on Maui
For those who would like to keep exploring into the evening, there is a wide variety of nightlife options for some fun 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!
Experience Nightlife at The Dirty Monkey in Lahaina
Voted the “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.
Explore Maui Friday Town Parties
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 truly 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 some delicious local 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.
Go Bar Hopping & Dancing in Paia Town
The historical town of Paia is a great spot for a fun 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 few of Paia Town’s restaurants and bars offer happy hour from 3 pm to 6 pm daily.
Hop Aboard a Sunset Dinner
Cruise and Luau
The 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 while on Maui.
Cruise and Luau
Go Stargazing at Haleakala
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 world to stargaze as it offers excellent visibility. It’s easy to see why this spot is such a popular destination for astronomers from all around the globe.
Visit Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC)
While planning your next vacation trip to Maui, make sure to check out the event schedule at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC). Since opening its doors in 1994, the MACC continues to be the top performing arts complex on Maui. It is located right in the heart of Kahului.
Attend a Luau
Nothing will immerse you in Hawaiian Culture quite 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 of the luaus offer an open bar featuring several delicious tropical drinks.
Peruse Friday Night Art Night in Lahaina
“Aloha Friday” on Front Street is always known for being tons of fun! Fridays have been designated as “Art Nights” in Lahaina Town. What better way is there to spend time after dark on Maui than to stroll through this beachfront town, exploring world-renowned art galleries and meeting local and visiting artists?
What better place is there for you to sing karaoke than in a tropical island paradise where nobody knows your name? Maui truly offers a wide variety of karaoke bars for your after-dark entertainment. Here are a few of our top recommendations:
See a Show
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 will want to make sure that you schedule one or more of Maui’s excellent stage shows into your plans.
Mahalo nui loa for reading Pride of Maui’s Top 10 Things to Do on Maui After Dark. Maui offers a variety of fun and exciting activities to enjoy after the sun goes down. What was your favorite after-dark experience while visiting Maui? Until next time, a hui hou!