Hawaii based school tour operators are welcome to submit applications for Mainland Schools to participate in the Festival. Limited places are available for Marching bands, Cultural performances and other musical performances.


Stage Performances and Grand Parade Participation

Mainland Schools are welcome to apply to participate in the Festival. Limited opportunities for Marching bands, dance troupes and cultural performances exist.

Large audiences for performances

The Honolulu Festival attracts over 5000+particpants and 30,000 visitors to events held over the 3 days of the Festival. Cultural groups participating in the event are assured of an audience gathering to watch their performance.

Low cost participation fees and set up costs.

Low cost participation fees and set up costs are a benefit of participation in the Honolulu Festival. The Honolulu Festival Foundation and festival sponsors cover the costs of venue hire and stage set up for the entire festival. Stage time, 2 chairs and a microphone and basic speakers are provided, additional equipment can be arranged for additional cost.