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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 27th & 28th 2024.


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!

View Our 2024 Event Schedule

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Become A Vendor

All vendors will be required to attend both festival days or will be subject to a "vendor absence fine." 

Vendor Fee: $60

 Absence Fine If Both Days Are Not Attended: $20

3 Vendor Spots Remain!


Some Of 2024 Vendors Include

Ultraviolet Alchemist, Picking Up the Pieces, Breathing Space Hawaii, Ola's Creations, Nap Glass & Spiral Triangle Studios, Coby’s Creations, Bao & Dim, Paradise Preserved, Bella Anela Jewelry, 50 Designz/Grindz & Ka`u Designz, Kolea Creations, Aikane Plantation Coffee Company, Volcano Community Foundation, Lock-Jaw Lemon Peel, Ka`u Kreations Boutique, TLC Oils, Fused Fragments, Dov Abrams, Marty Davis, Love Bali By Archer Kelly, Yurts Of Hawaii, Hilo Baykery, Diane Hanzel, Nani Diaz, Periwinkle Moon, Garimo’s Real Soap Studio, Eclectic Virgo Creations, Kealoha Gifts, Pukana Lā Farms, Looking Glass Stained Glass Artwork, Misty Vaught, Lakuna Links, Aunties Aloha Lemonade, Alchemy Farm Hawaii, Yolanda's Gifts With aloha, Kumiko Designs, Cocoa Rose Hawaii, Scott Pincus, Warren Ink, Hawaii Pacific Parks Association (HPPA), Na Makua Designs, Lynda Nolte Watercolors, Momi’s Confections, Island Love Studio, Tamisha Lee Glassworks, Luti Fine Arts,vBig Island Luffa, Shay Hachiya, J.M. Designs, Lucky's Island Street Food & Tacos, Mystic Rebel, Mala Hanai Pua, Ohu Bean, Chunkies, Quilts In The Forest, and Aunty Ponds Thai Food Truck

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Meet Our Mauna Loa Sponsor!

For over 100 years this 18-hole golf course has offered a truly unique golfing experience set beside the rim of active Kīlauea caldura with stunning views of volcanic Mauna Loa!

So book your tee time now at Volcano Golf Course! Their exclusive and best golf rates can be found when you book your tee time directly through their website!

Become A Volunteer!

Some Of Our Volunteer Positions Include

Parking managers, event greeters, managing signage, helping with admin tasks, handing out visitor information and more!

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A Big Mahalo To Our Sponsors!

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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."

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5KM (Medal Not Included)

June 9th - July 20th: $50

July 25th - 26th At Packet Pickup: $60


June 9th - July 20th: $100

July 25th - 26th At Packet Pickup: $110

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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