The bustling neighborhood of Waikīkī is home to frequent parades and street festivals throughout the year, including the ʻOhana Block Party Festivals. For these street festivals, Kalākaua Avenue is lined with local food vendors selling everything from cane juice to snacks and Hawaiian plate lunches, plus artisans and craft makers offering unique handmade arts & crafts. You’ll also enjoy local music and entertainment, including activities for keiki. Waikīkī’s BIGGEST block parties of the year are fun for the whole ʻohana! Come out and support local small business owners. Admission is FREE to the public. Shopping and eating are highly encouraged!
Parking in Waikīkī
Free street parking in Waikīkī can be very difficult to find. Further, restrictions can be confusing. If you find a spot, be sure to read the signs carefully. If you park during restricted times, expect to be ticketed and possibly towed. Also, do not park within four feet of any driveway flare, within 10-feet of a fire hydrant, within 20-feet of a crosswalk, or within 30-feet of a stop sign. However, free parking is available on Ala Wai Boulevard and Monsarrat Avenue. Most other streets in or near Waikīkī are metered. More info: Parking Rules Brochure.pdf (honolulu.gov)
Metered Parking is available at Kapiʻolani Park along Kalākaua and Paki Avenues and the Honolulu Zoo parking lot (151 Kapahulu Avenue). More info: www2.honolulu.gov/honolulumyway/
Public parking can be found at the following garages and shopping centers:
- International Market Place Parking Garage, 2377 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
- Hale Koa Hotel parking garage, 2055 Kālia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815
- Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815. More info: Discount parking rates at Royal Hawaiian Center (hawaiionthecheap.com)
- Waikiki Parking Garage, 333 Seaside Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
- Waikiki Shopping Plaza, 2270 Kalākaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
Hotel parking is often restricted to hotel guests or those dining in their restaurants. However, public parking may be available at the following hotels:
- Aston at the Waikiki Banyan, 201 ʻŌhua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
- Aston Waikikī Beach Hotel, 2570 Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
- Hyatt Centric Waikikī Beach, 349 Seaside Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
- ʻOhana Waikikī East, 150 Kaʻiulani Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
- Sheraton Princess Kaiʻulani, 120 Kaʻiulani Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
- Waikikī Beach Marriot Resort & Spa, 2552 Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
More info: https://en.parkopedia.com/parking/waikiki/
2023 Waikīkī Block Party Street Festivals
- SATURDAY 03/04/23 from 4-10PM. OAHU FESTIVAL. Named after the beautiful island hosting this awesome event! A portion of the vendor booth sales will be donated to a local charity and will be announced here on our website soon. Mahalo for your patience.
- SATURDAY 07/15/23 from 4-10PM. WAIKIKI SUMMER FESTIVAL. In celebration of flowers, sunshine and the start of the new season. We look forward to another fun-filled event in support of our local small businesses and artists! As with all of our festivals, a portion of the vendor booth sales will be donated to a local non-profit organization.
- SATURDAY 09/09/23 from 4-10PM. WAIKIKI STREET JAM. In honor of Waikiki’s iconic Diamond Head crater. As with all of our festivals, a portion of the vendor booth sales will be donated to a local non-profit organization.
- SATURDAY 10/14/23 from 4-10PM. WAIKIKI FALL FESTIVAL. While temperatures are starting to drop in other parts of the world, lucky we like Hawaii — Warm weather year-round. We look forward to another fun-filled event in support of our local small businesses and artists! As with all of our festivals, a portion of the vendor booth sales will be donated to a local non-profit organization.
- SATURDAY 11/11/23 from 4-10PM. KALAKAUA FESTIVAL. Named after Kind David Kalakaua (1836 – 1874), is the street on which we celebrate and support our Hawaii, local, small business owners and artists. As with all of our festivals, a portion of the vendor booth sales will be donated to a local non-profit organization.
More info: WAIKIKI FESTIVALS (millwoodohanaproductions.com)
If you are a vendor, see Millwood Ohana Productions (millwoodohanaproductions.com) or email them at: email@example.com
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It’s Ryo. I’m thinking to set up a Yakisoba (Japanese grilled noodle) at the block festival. Can you please tell me the steps to do it??
Carole Cancler says
Hi Ryo. You sent this to the wrong organization. We have nothing to do with the Waikiki block festivals. For help, see Millwood Ohana Productions (https://www.millwoodohanaproductions.com/) or email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org