Friday, August 3rd:
UPTOWN GET DOWN
6pm – 9pm
This free family event will be held from 6:00 – 9:00 PM on historic Market Street. This month Wailuku will feature a big crowd favorite: the 10th annual UPTOWN GET DOWN break dancing competition!
WFF will include live music and entertainment:
Maui Thing Stage 6:00 – 9:00 PM
UPTOWN GET DOWN Breakdancing Competition – Request Music celebrates their 30th anniversary with their 10th annual UPTOWN GET DOWN, a two on two break dancing competition, hosted by DJ Joralien, with music from DJ Jay.P. Witness Maui’s best B-Boys & B-Girls battle it out for prestige and prizes. Sign-ups begin at 5:00 PM, at Request Music (10 N. Market St.); battle begins at 6:00 PM.
Banyan Tree Stage 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Get Up and Dance
Singing in the Rain
Other WFF highlights on Market Street include:
Art On Market
Meet & Greet with water color artist Calen Adams
“Bucks for Ducks” Rubber Ducky Fundraiser for Maui Food Bank
3rd Anniversary Celebration with Black Light Yoga, benefiting Maui United Way
Fresh Island Art Gallery
Presents new collection: “Celebrate” by Sean Baba
And of course, great food booths and trucks, crafts and other treats!
Wailuku First Friday is a free community street party, held from 6:00 – 9:00 PM, with Market Street closed to vehicle traffic from 5:30 PM. Vendors, merchants and entertainers are reminded that Market Street closes at 5:30 PM. For the safety of all participants, everyone’s kokua is appreciated. Signage will remind the public that no cars will be allowed on Market Street during the event. Cars left parked on the street during the event will be ticketed. Maui Medical Group offers free parking during Wailuku First Friday at the facility’s lot, located near the Main/High Street intersection. The Vineyard Street parking exit will close at 9:00 PM; patrons can exit the lot onto Main Street after 9:00 PM.
The Wailuku First Friday event showcases dozens of artisans, handmade crafters and food vendors. For vendor information and reservations, contact vendor coordinator Alan Takitani at 808.281.2801. A copy of vendor’s general excise tax license, health permit (for food vendors) and additional insured will be required.
Wailuku First Friday is a Community Street Party and is generously sponsored by the Hawaii Tourism Authority, the County of Maui, Sae Design, Maui Thing, Maui Redevelopment Agency, KONI 104.7 FM, KAOI, KPOA, Pacific Media Group, First Hawaiian Bank, Kama‘aina Properties, Inc., Wailuku Community Association, Maui Time, IBEW Local 1186, Young Brothers, Hawaii Carpenters Union-Maui, Meadow Gold, HMSA Connec, LLC. and Lokahi Pacific. Check out Maui Friday Town Parties at www.MauiFridays.com for information on the County of Maui’s Office of Economic Development program, and follow us @mauifridays on Instagram and Facebook.