Labor Day Weekend, September 2, 2017 - 10am to 6pm
Celebration in the City...Island-Style!
Hawaii - Samoa - Tonga - Fiji - Tahiti - Cook Islands - New Zealand - Guam
Welcome Are you ready for a Celebration in the City...Island-Style?
Come join us for great entertainment and fun activities for the entire family during Labor Day weekend, on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the FREE Admission & Parking 5th Annual summertime event at San Francisco County Fair Building (aka Hall of Flowers) in Golden Gate Park. We welcome everyone to celebrate and learn about Polynesian (Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga, Tahiti, Cook Islands, New Zealand), Melanesian (Fiji), and Micronesian (Guam) islands in the Pacific Ocean through cultural dances, songs, crafts, merchandise vendors, and more.
Relax and enjoy yourself indoors while watching performances from some of the best in and around the Northern Bay Area of California and farther or step outdoors to explore many wonders offered in Golden Gate Park such as Japanese Tea Garden. California Academy of Sciences Museum, and more.
Visit the International Market for Island-Style merchandise from Retail Vendors exhibiting rare and unique items for indoors, outdoors, and personal use.
Learn how to make a lei, haku, hair flowers and jewelry using flowers, feathers, palm leaves and tapa. Learn about the history and symbolism of Hawaiian tattoo designs. All this and more available at our Workshops.
Enjoy ukulele jam sessions and play along with others in the open-air Courtyard. Bring the young ones to the Kids' Zone for arts & crafts, face painting, and playtime activities.
Most of all...have fun, reunite with others, make new friends, and leave with feeling like part of one big happy family.