Glass Blowing

Drop in at 2400 Fahrenheit Glass Studio to watch Misato Moratara in action!

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 30th & 31st 2022.


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!

Become A Vendor This Year!

Being a vendor at this festival is fun, engaging, and memorable! Last year we had over 2,500 visitors attending the EVH festival in the Volcano Area. Additionally, we had 36 vendors, the 2nd Annual Ohia Lehua Half (Marathon) and over 40 events.

This year we will be continuing to partner with our previous host locations that included Volcano Garden Arts, Lava Rock Cafe, Kilauea Lodge, Volcano Winery, and the Volcano Art Center all of whom will be providing locations for our vendors this year!

This years vendor application deadline is July 11th by 12pm. We are only offering TWO DAY vendor spots only.


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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Become A Sponsor Of The Festival!

Each year we depend on sponsors to make this event happen! Your business can help us

by becoming a sponsor of this festival. Sponsors get their logos on our maps/fliers

and are mentioned in all of our festival programming.

Please sign up as a sponsor to help us make this event

come to life!

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Ready... Set....


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."

Registration for the race ends on July 26th

Half Marathon $90

5km $40 (medal not included)


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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!