11th Annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival

{{ msToDate('8/17/2019 12:00:00 AM') | date:'mediumDate'}} · Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Island

Event Details

At the 11th Annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival held at Royal Kona Resort on the Big Island, mixologists vie for the World’s Best Mai Tai.

Come celebrate the legendary mai tai cocktail and watch as bartenders compete for the top prize of $10,000 cash. 

Festival highlights also include the battle of the BBQ, where spectators can taste and vote for Hawaii’s best barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., shop for crafts and island treats from local artisans and merchants.

And listen to live music from local artists by the pool from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Scrip will be sold for tasters at many of the food booths. For details, visit the event website.

For more info

mai tai festival poster




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Get Directions

Royal Kona Resort

75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

How Much

Free; Scrip sold for food booths