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Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival
August 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm| FREE
10th Annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival
Celebrate the legendary Mai Tai cocktail at the Festival’s 10-year anniversary on August 18, 2018. This year’s Mai Tai Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever! Watch as over 20 of the world’s top bartenders converge on the Big Island of Hawaii to mix it up in a battle for the title of World’s Best Mai Tai and a $10,000 cash prize.
Festival Highlights include:
- Mai Tai Marketplace: Shop for crafts and island treats from local artisans and merchants from 11am-4pm
- Battle of the BBQ: Taste and vote for Hawaii’s best barbecue from 11am-2pm
- Pool Party: Listen to live music from local Hawaiian artists by the pool from 2:30pm-4pm
- Mai Tai Mix-off: From 4:30pm – 7:30pm watch bartenders from around the world vie for the title of World’s Best Mai Tai and cash prizes. First place winner receives $10,000, second place winner receives $5,000, and third place winner receives $2,500.
Photo: Big Island Visitors Bureau
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