The Best of Kona Festival November, 2021
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. The most recent festival was held on Feb 8, 2020. Over 3500 attendees experienced a gathering of community where food, culture, arts, education, and entertainment combined to showcase the Best of Kona. Our 2021 festival is tentatively being planned for mid-November at the Kona Inn Shopping Village.
Best of Kona Focus Areas
CULINARY & AGRICULTURE
With agriculture as a core, we will highlight local agricultural producers, Kona Coffee, delicious food vendors, a student culinary booth and food demonstrations.
HOUSING & FINANCE
There will be educational presentations around buying a home and obtaining financing in the unique Big Island and Kona Real Estate market.
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, dance and hula on main stage and local artists on 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 2020 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.
- Keauhou Shopping Center
- Wynn and Eagan Team
- West Hawaii Association of Realtors
- Kyle Nishiyama – Knutson & Associates
- Kona Brewing Company
- Tastes of Aloha
- The Pet Gal – Kona
- Bank of Hawaii
- Belinda Pate NP
- Kona Home Team
- The Wave at 92FM
- Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union
- Nutrex Hawaii – BioAstin
- Ke Ola Magazine
- Edible Hawaiian Islands
- Family Support Hawaii
- Big Island Guide
- Aesha Rose Event and Design
- 45 Degrees North Design
- Coconut Wireless Weekly
Thank You To Our 2020 Platinum Sponsors
Some Fabulous Prizes Were Given in 2020!
A Call for Vendors!
The Best of Kona Festival is specifically seeking local artisans with high quality handmade items, food and food truck 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 2021 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!