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The Experience Volcano Festival is a celebration of the culture, people and traditions that make the diversity of the Volcano Area so unique. More than just a gateway to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the Volcano Area is home to many activities and relaxing opportunities. Get a taste of everything that Volcano has to offer during this festival on July 29th & 30th 2023.


This festival showcases music, Hawaiian culture, artists in action, tours, demonstrations, kids and ohana activities, happy hours, restaurant specials, food trucks and much more!

Almost all of our events will be free to the public! So mark you're calendars now for the festivities. If you are visiting the

Big Island take advantage of the many lodging opportunities the Volcano Area has to offer!

This Years Schedule Of Events!

This years Experience Volcano Festival has nearly 60 events across 6 locations during this two day event! We are proud to work with our Hawaiian cultural practitioners, local musicians, artists and many other community partners to provide an array of experiences for this years festival!

This Years List Of Vendors Include

Scarab Ceramics, Ola’s Creations, Tamisha Lee Glassworks, Ikehu Collective, Ultraviolet Alchemist, Periwinkle Moon, Kamano Woods, Hawaii Oasis: Growing Sustainable, Green Goat Farm, Tupperware, Maikui’s Creations, The Lemon Bar, Diane Hanzel, Monstera Gems Hawaii, TLC Oils, Nani Diaz, Raven & Dover Abrams, Volcano Community Foundation, Eclectic Virgo Creations, Big Island Luffa Farm, Hilo Baykery, Rainbow Repurpose, Kolea Kreations, Luti Fine Arts, Looking Glass, Fused Fragments, Papaya Direct, Aunty Pons Food Truck, Kumiko By Kyrie-Reign, Alchemy Farm Hawaii, Pukana La Farms, Lakuna Links, Simply Mags Designs, He U’i Designs - Lani Creative, Namakua, Rotary Of Volcano Hawaii, Scott Pincus, Hawaii Pacific Parks Association, Eli Lynn Creations, Gnarwhal Artworks, Love Bali By Archer Kelly, Amalie Dorn, Island Hop Designs,

Eternal Bonsai Creations, Tuk Tuk Thai Food Truck, and Duck Fat!

Ready... Set....


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Volcano's 'Ohia Lehua Half Marathon And 5K debuted alongside the 1st Experience Volcano Festival on July 27th 2019. Both events are proud to continue our partnership to create an expansive, diverse and wonderful series of events for all visitors and locals who wish to "experience volcano."

Official Website:

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This years the Experience Volcano Festival wishes to thank Hawaii Papaya Direct as our Mauna Loa Sponsor! They will be at Kilauea Lodge this year where you can enter to win a free box of papaya. Their Hawaii papayas are picked from trees on the Big Island of Hawaii and lovingly shipped to your door. Through Hawaii Papaya Direct you can relive your tropical memories with the unforgettable fresh taste of this delicious, nutritious fruit. It is a wonderful gift for yourself, your family, and your friends!

Our Lehua Sponsors

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Our Apapane Sponsors


Public Safety

Keep an eye out for runners, volunteers and pedestrians on our roads! We work closely with the County of Hawaii and our partners to ensure that public safety at all of our venues and events is observed. Masks are not required this event, but you may wear a mask if you choose to. Mahalo nui for your consideration of the safety of all who attend!

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