The Food & Wine Festival is back!
As we all know, food has always been part of the festival experience, and this year’s edition of the event has it all: a great menu, great prices, and a few extra perks.
Here are 10 things to know about this year.
Food and wine festival details A big theme this year is the food.
The main event, “Downtown Honolulu,” will take place in Downtown Honolulu, with performances and food trucks galore.
You can also enjoy a fun and relaxing evening at the Hawaii Food & Drink Festival at the Ala Moana Beach.
It’s all happening on Saturday, June 17.
Festival-goers can also get to know some of the other new restaurants participating in the event.
Here’s what you need to know.
A number of local businesses will be participating in this year, including a couple of restaurants from the Food & Drinks Festival’s “Best of the Beach” list.
One of those, The Grill, is located at Waikiki Beach and the other, The Rooftop Bar & Grill, will be hosting a food truck show at the end of the night. Waikikīkī is home to a number of food trucks, including The Roxy & The Ritz, the Honolulu Pizza Truck, and the Hawaii BBQ Truck.
There will also be a live music and entertainment showcase at the Hawaiian Center.
What are you missing?
In addition to the food trucks and music, there are some other extra features on the festival.
The festival will feature a number on-site art exhibits and a live art show from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 a.m., during which the artists will display their work and give their interpretations of Hawaiian culture.
There is also a new Hawaiian restaurant called The Riki, located in Waikili Beach.
You’ll also find live music by a band called Hawaiian Beach, which is located in the Kailua area, and there will be a new food truck at the intersection of Waikīmākī Road and Nana’i Street.
What to expect during the festival?
Festival-goers will be treated to a series of activities during the event: music performances and live performances from artists from across the country.
There’s a food and beverage truck event with vendors, food and drink trucks, a music stage, a food court, a live entertainment show, and more.
And there will also have an art gallery, where you can enjoy paintings and drawings from some of Hawai’i’s greatest artists.
The Food and Drinks festival is free to enter and includes some food trucks.
For more information, visit hdl.hawaii.gov/foodandwine.
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