Friday-Sunday, November 6-8
Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton
see website for ticket details
Ia 'Oe E Ka La Hula Festival and Competition is the oldest hula festival held outside of the State of Hawai'i. The festival and competition celebrates Hawaiian culture and traditions through solo and group hula competitions, arts and crafts, and food, which is vital to sharing the traditions, values and art of hula with the world.
This special event is held each year by the Kumu Hula Association of Northern California, which was founded in 1984 by the late Ehulani Enoka-Lum and continued by daughter Deanie Lum-Villiados. In addition to the Ia 'Oe E Ka La Hula Festival and Competition, the Kumu Hula Association also organizes the May Day Festival held each in May.