The Best of Kona Festival wraps all the unique and amazing aspects of life in Kona together for a one day festival to celebrate the lifestyle we enjoy and want to share with fellow residents and visitors.
Our 2022 festival was held on Saturday April 16th from 11 am- 6 pm on the ocean front lawn at the Kona Inn Shopping Village.
Our inaugural festival had 3500 attendees who experienced a gathering of community where food, culture, arts, education, and entertainment combined to showcase the Best of Kona.
Best of Kona Focus Areas
CULINARY & AGRICULTURE
With agriculture as a core, we will highlight local agricultural producers, Kona coffee, and delicious food vendors.
HOUSING & FINANCE
Come talk story with local REALTORS and finance and mortgage professsionals to get your questions about buying or selling a home answered!
LIFESTYLE & ACTIVITIES
Life in Kona includes sharing the activities, volunteer opportunities, and lifestyle with with friends, family and pets. Providers from activity to retail and non-profit will be there.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Health is the cornerstone of a life well-lived, so we are bringing together organizations and health focused vendors sharing how to stay fit, healthy and enjoy an active lifestyle.
ARTS & CULTURE
Kona’s vibrant art community will be front and center with music and dance on the main stage and local artists will display throughout the festival.
Sustainability is the overarching theme that ties our festival together. Our goal is to promote businesses and organizations that help create a sustainable lifestyle in Kona.
Thank You To Our 2022 Sponsors
The event is being sponsored by local businesses who value creating a fantastic community building event, while celebrating the culture of Hawaii, where the public will enjoy themselves and businesses can learn from one another, share ideas and make new connections, as well.
- Kona Inn Shopping Village
- Wynn and Eagan Team
- 365 Hawaii Real Estate Team
- Gertrude’s Jazz Bar
- Belinda Pate NP
- The Pet Gal – Kona
- Liberty Mutual-Lucas Ashe
- The Wave at 92FM
- Aesha Rose Event and Design
Thank You To Our 2022 Presenting Sponsors
Fabulous Prizes Were Given in 2020! Working on 2022!
A Call for Vendors!
The Best of Kona Festival is specifically seeking local artisans with high quality handmade items, food vendors, value added agricultural products, health and wellness products and services, and Kona activity companies to join our incredible vendor line-up!
If you’re interested in becoming a vendor at the 2022 Best of Kona Festival, please download our vendor information sheet by clicking the button above. This form details our vendor requirements and provides the information to connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you!
Volunteer! There Are So Many Ways to be Involved
From promotion and outreach to helping the day of the Festival, we need hands to help make this incredible lifestyle festival a success! Volunteers are part of what makes Kona the community we all love and we appreciate the skills, time and energy you can bring to the festival!
Fill out our contact form below for more information about what we need and when and join us for the fun!