2021 Events

September

Ashland Aloha Festival

Sunday, September 26, Grizzly Peak Winery, Ashland, OR 

Join us for an afternoon of aloha at Grizzly Peak Winery in the beautiful foothills of Ashland. Enjoy community cultural workshops for all ages, live music featuring Keale Kupuna from O'ahu, plus an authentic hula show with traditional hula kahiko, accompanied by live drumming and chanting, as well as contemporary hula accompanied by our talented musicians. Ono Hawaiian food from Auntie Carol's Hawaiian Cafe and wine by Grizzly Peak will be available for purchase.

* We are committed to the health and safety of Aloha Festival attendees, participants, and staff, as well as that of our families, friends, and community.

* Please read below for our Safety Regulations & Cancellation Policy and check back on this page closer to the event for any updates on Covid protocols based on current state or county regulations at that time.

EVENT SCHEDULE

1:30 - 3:30 pm - Cultural Workshops for all ages! Attend as many as you want with an All-Day Pass!

3:30 - 5 pm - Hawaiian plate lunch by Auntie Carol’s Hawaiian Cafe ($10-12)

3:30 pm - Pre-show music by Keale Kupuna
4 - 6 pm - Main Show: Hula by Ka Pi'o O Ke Anuenue; music by Keale Kupuna and Bill Griffin

COMMUNITY CULTURAL WORKSHOPS - All materials & instruments provided!

1:30 pm | Lei-making

1:30 pm | Hula lesson

1:45 pm | 'Ohe Kapala (fabric print-making)

1:45 pm | Ipu-making & lesson (gourd drum)

2:00 pm | 'Ukulele lesson

2:15 pm | Lei-making

2:15 pm | Hula lesson

2:30 pm | 'Ohe Kapala (fabric print-making)

2:30 pm | Ipu-making & lesson (gourd drum)

3:00 pm | Lei-making

3:00 pm | 'Ohe Kapala (fabric print-making)

TICKETS

All-Day Pass: (includes Cultural Workshops and Show): Adult - $25, Child/Youth - $10 (age 12 and under)
Show Only: Adult Advance $15/ Door $20; Child /Youth - $5 (age 12 and under)
VIP: $40 - includes an All-Day Pass, Reserved Priority seating, a fresh lei, one complimentary glass of wine

Gates Open: 

  • 1:30 pm for VIP Pass or All Day Pass Guests only 

  • 3:30 pm for General Admission (Show Only)

 

Tickets also available at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St. in Ashland or at the event. Blankets and low-back chairs for any ticket type welcome at front of the stage.

Advance tickets will not be available after 5 pm on Saturday, September 25. Last-minute ticket buyers can purchase at the event on September 26.

 

Questions? Contact Kris Galago, Ku'ulei Aloha Productions at hulagirlmaui@yahoo.com.

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Ashland Aloha Festival is funded in part by a generous grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust. The Cultural Trust was created to fund culture in the state into perpetuity. More than 1,400 nonprofits, including Kapi’oanuenue, are eligible to receive funds from the Cultural Trust. Those funds are provided by Oregonians who receive a cultural tax credit for their donation to the Cultural Trust. Your Cultural Trust contribution comes back to you in the form of a decreased tax bill or potentially an increased refund. Learn more or donate at CulturalTrust.org or (503) 986-0088.

May

Ashland World Music Festival

Friday, May 26, 3:35 - 4:05 pm
 

This Memorial Day Weekend, the Ashland World Music Festival invites you to reconnect with community and culture in a conscious, yet innovative way.

 

The 2021 hybrid festival features a live-stream main stage event highlighting culture-bearing musical artists, a virtual Heartbeat Stories, and a weekend of SoundWalks through Ashland’s park and city-scapes.

Our wahine from Papa Palapalai will be presenting a half-hour of some of our favorite hula kahiko dances.

 

The festival is FREE, and we encourage everyone to donate to the fundraiser for the UNETE Farm Worker and Immigrant Family Fire Relief Fund.



Click here for more info.

Covid Safety Regulations

  • All audience members must wear masks except when eating or drinking, or when seated in your own party.

  • Seating will be assigned with social distancing between parties when you arrive. VIP ticket holders will be given priority seating.

 

Refund & Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be given unless Ashland Aloha Festival is canceled. If Ashland Aloha Festival is canceled, ticket holders will be emailed a cancellation announcement with a form with two options: 1) donate the value of your ticket to Kapi'oanuenue 501(c)(3); or 2) receive a refund to your credit card. If you do not respond with your choice within 4 days, the value of your ticket will be donated to Kapi'oanuenue.

 

Inclement Weather

In the event of  inclement weather outside at Grizzly Peak Winery, the show will continue as long as it is safe for patrons, performers, and staff. If you choose to leave during the performance, there will be no refunds offered. If Kapi'oanuenue cancels a performance due to inclement weather, see “Cancellation Policy” section above. 

 

Inherent Risk

Attendee acknowledges that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting Grizzly Peak Winery premises, Attendee voluntarily assumes all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.