Where to spend the 4th of July on Kauai

Will you be spending the 4th of July on Kauai? In addition to traditional family cookouts and fireworks, Kauai has much more to offer for the Independence Day weekend. After your BBQ goes out come enjoy these great events, or save the trouble and eat on site. Don’t just fill your belly, but feast your eyes and ears as well; options abound for food, music and pyrotechnics. Celebrate America in style!

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Independence Day Freedom Celebration at PMRF – Monday, July 3

Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands is hosting its Freedom Fest Celebration from 5-10pm on Monday, July 3rd. The general public is welcome to this complimentary, family-friendly event on the grounds of Shenanigans restaurant. Live music by Sammy Johnson, Call it Joy, and more  followed by a heart-pounding fireworks display. Food, games and craft booths are available throughout the evening. Guests can enter the base through the Kokole Point gate (adjacent to the county landfill) on Kaumualii Highway beginning at 5 p.m. where free parking is available on base. Watch for signs on the highway for directions. All vehicles and backpacks are subject to search: This is a drug-free event and no outside food or beverages, coolers, tents, pets, weapons (including knives of all types) or personal fireworks are allowed. Beach umbrellas can be used. For more information, please call (808) 335-4446.

2017 Kauai Hospice 28th Annual Concert in the Sky

Vidinha Stadium is the site of the largest 1-day event on Kauai. The Annual Kauai Hospice Concert in the Sky is from 4-9:30pm and features 3D fireworks at 8:30pm choreographed to a 20-minute soundtrack especially created by Hospice just for Kauai. The one and only Kapena is headlining the event.  Everyone is invited to come early for Keiki Games, water slides, bounce houses and more. Amazing food options are available at affordable family prices, plus a silent auction, crafts and a keiki novelty tent. Admission tickets are available now at all Kauai Times/Big Save Markets, as well as the Kauai Hospice Office. Advanced Ticket Prices are $10 for Adults and $5 for Keiki (6-12) with Keiki 5 and younger being free. At the Gate it will be $15 for Adults and $7 for Keiki (6-12) while Keiki 5 and younger are still free.

Kekaha Fourth of July Celebration Event

Celebrate the 4th of July on the sunny West Side of Kauai in the beautiful town of Kekaha. Bring family and friends to enjoy cultural demonstrations, a variety of crafts, a plantation museum along with games and rides galore for the keiki. Local entertainment is featured throughout the day along with contests, a talent show and much more. Booths provide plenty of ono food and cold refreshing water and soda. Finish the day with a spectacular “OMG” fireworks display accompanied by live music in honor of our Hawaiian military men and women who protect our liberty of our country. This is a non- alcoholic and drug free event so we appreciate no coolers, however you can bring your mat or beach chair. Parking is available adjacent to Faye Park in Kekaha. For more information, please contact Lyndon at 808-634-5248


As you can see, Kauai has an array of options to celebrate Independence Day with local flavor. The hard part is just choosing one! Happy 4th of July!