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July Events on the Big Island

Information about July events on the Big island of Hawaii. See also more about Big Island Events, information about Big Island Travel, and our guides to other Islands of Hawaii.

Hawaii Performing Arts Festival (June 26 - July 24, 2018)

Parker Ranch Independence Day Rodeo (July 4, 2017)


4th of July Events on Hawaii Island
Where to find parades, fireworks displays, festivals, and other United States Independence Day celebrations on the Big Island. Big Island Independence Day events include the Kailua-Kona 4th of July Parade, the Waikoloa Rubber Duckie and 4th of July Extravaganza, the Parker Ranch Independence Weekend Rodeo, the Firecracker Open Fishing Tournament, the Mauna Lani Turtle Independence Day Turtle Release and Celebration, and fireworks displays in several locations.


Big Island Hawaiian Music Festival
This festival presented by the East Hawaii Cultural Center features some of the top Hawaiian music singers and musicians in Hawaii, including legendary slack key guitar, steel guitar, ukulele, and falsetto performers.

July or August
Hawaii Volcanoes Cultural Festival
Annual event held on the grass in front of the Kilauea Military Camp on Crater Rim Drive in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Obon Dance Festivals
Where to find July and other summer Japanese Obon Dance Festivals on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Sports Events

July Fishing Tournaments on the Big Island
- Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament (Jul or Aug)
- Firecracker Open Fishing Tournament
- Kona Throw Down Fishing Tournament
- Skins Marliln Derby
- Hawaii Lure Makers Challenge

Volcano International Soccer Tournament
AYSO open invitational youth soccer tournament held at the Bayfront Soccer Fields in Hilo, East Hawaii Island.

Mauna Kea Golf and Tennis Tournaments (Still Happening?)
- Grand Prix Class Tennis Championships
- Hawaii State Open Golf Tournament
- Mauna Kea Invitational Golf Tournament (41st was in 2005)
- Mauna Kea Pro-Am Golf Tournament (32nd was in 2005)
- Mauna Kea Senior Pro-Am Golf Tournament (1st was in 2005)

Other July Big Island Sports Events
Kau Independence Day Rodeo (Kau Roping and Riding Association)

Former Big Island July Evens

Kilauea Volcano Wilderness Marathon (2008 was last event)
This is one of the most difficult marathons in the world because of its route through the rough, off-road terrain of the Kilauea Volcano area. There are four sub-events every year: the full marathon Kilauea Volcano Wilderness Run, the 10 mile Rim Run, the 5 mile Kilauea Caldera Run and walking event. The 26th and final Kilauea Volcano Run took place in 2008.

More About Events on the Big Island

Big Island of Hawaii Travel Guide

Other Islands of Hawaii

Hawaii for Visitors

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