SF Bay Area Holistic Calendar

Free Aloha Festival in San Mateo

August 5 – 6, 2017 (Saturday – Sunday)

San Mateo County Event Center
1346 Saratoga Drive
San Mateo, California


Get a feel for the islands at the 2017 Aloha Festival with music, dance, food, and culture from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, and all over the Pacific. The Festival is a free, two-day ethnic arts festival celebrating Pacific Islander culture. Each year thousands of islanders and islanders-at-heart gather to celebrate the culture through music, dance, arts and crafts, authentic food, and educational workshops. 

Line-up

Saturday
10:30 - 11:55          Ewalani Hula Maids
11:00 - 11:25          Faatsi Youth Services
11:30 - 11:55          Pomakai
12:00 - 12:25          Natia O Le Pasefika Polynesian Dance Group
12:30 - 12:55          O Hina'aro Nui
     1:00 - 1:25          Mike Dayao
     1:30 - 1:55          Hula Halau 'O Piilani
     2:00 - 2:25          Nemenzo's Te Fare
     2:30 - 2:55          Tifa I Moana
     3:00 - 3:25          Keolaulani Halau Olapa Olaka
     3:30 - 3:55          Mana
     4:00 - 4:30          Halau Na Wai Ola

Sunday
10:30 - 11:55          Hui Hula o na Pu'u I Ka Noe
11:00 - 11:25          Na Hoaloha with Halau Kaiaulu
​11:30 - 11:55          Halau Hula Na Pua O Ka La'akea
​12:00 - 12:25          Patrick Landeza
​12:30 - 12:55          Merahi O Tehani
​     1:00 - 1:25          Ka Nalu
​     1:30 - 1:55          Rahiti
​     2:00 - 2:25          Halau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea
​     2:30 - 2:55          Wakane
​     3:00 - 3:25          Taimalietane Islands of Polynesia
​     3:30 - 3:55          Mango Kingz
​     4:00 - 4:30          Da Island Way

The festival will have workshops where people are welcome to participate on a first-come, first-served basis. A few of the workshops are music-oriented.

The festival will also feature arts and crafts vendors, island cuisine, educational exhibits and workshops, and an “Ohana Korner” with simple games for the kids.

Cost: Free