October Events for Kids and Family on Kauai

Hanapepe Friday Night Art Night

Every Friday, the Historic Hanapepe Town turns into one of the most vibrant places to be on Kauai.  Artists showcase their work throughout the galleries and entertainment can be found throughout the historic main street. A popular food truck post on a Friday night, you can find the best Food Trucks staking there spot here.  With restaurants and food trucks lining the streets there are lots of food choices to satisfy anyone’s palette. It is definitely a great place to come if you are looking for a bite to ear. Furthermore, there are many pop up shops, galleries and stores that is a great way to find local made gifts for the family back home.  The Art Night has been growing significantly over the years and is a must do when visiting Kauai. A one stop shop for food, fun and shopping. It’s fun for the whole family to enjoy!

Where: Historic Hanapepe Town (Main Street)

When: Fridays from 6:00-9:00 pm from October 5-27

Kukui Grove Center Haunted House and Freaky Fridays

Where: Kukui Grove Center

When: Fridays from 5:00-9:00 pm from October 5-27

On October 27, Kukui Grove also has its Halloween Festival where keiki can trick or treat around the center, enter a costume contest and win prizes.

Emalani Festival Kauai: Eo e Emalani i Alakai

Celebrate Emalani and step back in time to 1871 through song and pageantry in the uplands of Kokee.  There will be food, exhibits, entertainment and a silent auction. Bring your own chairs or blankets.

Where: Kokee State Park (Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow)

When: October 13 from 9:00 am -4:00 pm

Queen Emma rides on horseback and enters meadow at 11:00 am

Kauai Chocolate and Coffee Festival

Where: Historic Hanapepe Town

When: October 19 and October 20 from 5:00-9:00 pm

Movie Night at the Gardens

COCO will be playing.  Movie starts shortly after sunset.

Where: South Side Visitors Center

When: October 20 at 5:00 pm

5th Annual Kauai Harvest Ag Festival

Ono food supporting local non-profits, live music and entertainment, FREE rides, FREE games, FREE waterslides, FREE pumpkins and more.  

Where: Waimea Canyon Park, Waimea

When: October 21 from 11:00 am-5:00pm

Nightmare in Waimea Haunted Village

An annual tradition on the Westside, a Nightmare in Waimea provides a maze of scary ghouls and Halloween decor that is fun for the whole family.  Suited for the younger keiki, the non-scary maze allows the younger children to experience a haunted house without the spooks and scares that the scary maze offers later in the night. There are also movies on the lawn after sunset on October 26 and October 27.

Where: Waimea Canyon Park, Waimea

When: October 25-27

Non-Scary Maze from 5:30-7:30 pm

Scary Maze from 7:30-11:00 pm


Ohana Movie Night: Disney Pixar’s “COCO”

Where: The Shops at Kuku’iula

When: October 26 at 6:30 pm


National Make A Difference Day at Lydgate Park

This is a family workday suited to all ages.  Help contribute and make a difference to one of Kauai’s favorite parks.  Bring water bottle, work gloves, sun protection and shoes.

Where: Lydgate Park

When: October 27 at 7:30 am – 12:00 pm


Fast and Furriest Festival 2018

FREE Family Fun Event with Food Trucks, Vendors, Pet Products, Games, Contests and Face Painting

Where: Kauai Humane Society’s Freddies Dog Park

When: October 27 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm


St. Theresa School Annual Trunk or Treat

Wear your best costume! There will be Games, contests, food and prizes during an annual event where keiki can go around and trick or treat out of themed decorated vehicle trunks. The themed areas are decorated by students and family of St. Theresa School and is an annual family event that always kickstarts the Halloween spirit!  A movie will be shown on the lawn following the Trunk-or Treat and a concession of food, drinks and popcorn will be available to purchase. Also happening on the school grounds is the annual Book Fair in the school library.

Where: St. Theresa Catholic School and Parish Grounds

When: October 27 from 6:00-7:45 pm

Kauai Christian Academy 18th Annual Fall Festival

At the ending of October anyone who lives on the North Shore of Kauai happens to know about the KCA Fall Festival.  An annual event that is lots of fun for all keiki and keiki at heart,this fall themed carnival event offers bounce houses, pony rides, pumpkin patches, games,ono food and entertainment.  

Where: Kauai Christian Academy campus near the Kilauea Lighthouse.

When: Friday and Saturday October 26 and October 27 from 4:00-9:00 p.m.

For more information visit: www.kcaschool.org


Glow Show and Trunk or Treat

Where: King’s Chapel Eleele

When: October 28 at 6:30 pm

Wilcox Health Halloween Babies Parade

Where: Wilcox Medical Center

When: October 31 from 12:00-1:00 pm


Ghoulish Golf Halloween

Dress in costume and enjoy a free round of mini golf.

Where: Anaina Hou Community Park

When: October 31 during hours of operation 9:00 am-6:00 pm




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