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Kauai 4th of July

The Best Places to Celebrate Kauai 4th of July

This July, the skies over Kaua‘i will be alive with a dazzling full moon and brilliant firework displays celebrating our nation’s independence. From beachside barbecues to art fairs to outdoor concerts, this summer promises to be a spectacular one from the beautifully landscaped hills of Princeville to the lush jungles of Wailua to the sunny southern shores and gorgeous beaches of the Leeward Coast. Be sure to plan your summer Hawaiian vacation around these incredible events and more this Kauai 4th of July!

Freedom Fest

It may sound daunting at first, but there is no better way to celebrate our country’s freedom than with a fabulous outdoor gala at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kaua‘i’s ruggedly beautiful southwestern shores. Located on the sunny leeward coast, the military base opens its gates wide and offers a family-fun filled day of carnival rides, local food trucks and specialty vendors, and arts and craft booths. The fun starts July 3 at 5pm, with free admission, live entertainment from Sammy Johnson, and a carnival midway on the beach near Shenanigans restaurant. Fireworks will begin at 9:45pm. NOTE: Heightened security means all adults should be sure to bring a valid photo ID card, and no outside drinks, food, or weapons are allowed.

Kauai 4th of July Concert in the Sky

For the 28th year in a row, Līhu‘e will host a popular local music festival with a spectacular 3-D fireworks show on July 4th. Hawai‘i musicians and artists will crank out the hits from 4pm to 9:30pm, with the fireworks show beginning at 8:30pm. Held at the Vidinha Soccer Field, the festivities include games for the keiki (kids), food vendors, and live sets from Kapena and Shar Carillo. Tickets are available for advance purchase ($10/$5) at Times Markets, or at the gate ($15/$7).

Westside Wonder

For those staying in our South Shore rentals, you can also check out the Kekaha Fourth of July Celebration in the park. The fun runs all day, from 10am to 10pm on July 4, with food booths, cultural demonstrations, hands-on activities, special exhibits, arts and crafts, a plantation museum, and fames for the entire family. Bring a mat or a low-back lounge chair (no coolers, please) and enjoy a spectacular fireworks show at 9pm with music by Still Watah. Free admission and free parking!

No matter which of our premium Kaua‘i vacation rentals you choose for your home during this exciting week on Kaua‘i, you will be close to incredible attractions including these dynamic firework shows and celebrations Kauai 4th of July. Browse our complete online catalog and reserve yours today!