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Mai Tai Day 2023!

Join us for Mai Tai Day 2023, Sunday August 27th

Celebrating Trader Vic and his invention of the World’s Greatest Rum Cocktail!


 Festivities begin at 1pm:

Live Music by Ape, Patrick Landeza, Hot laundry and DJ "Speakeasy Ray"

Mai Tais, Tropical Tais, Mocktails, Boozy Slushies,

Rum Tastings from a Dozen Brands,

Trader Vic's Pupus & Bites, Tropical Desserts,

Tiki Artists Selling Ceramics, Décor, Clothes, Art, & Gifts

Spirited Discussion and Book Signing with Federico Hernandez of the San Francisco Rum Fest,

Cultural Dance performances,

Kid's Face Painting,

Professional Photobooth,

Guest bartenders from Neighboring Tiki Hubs,

Silent Auction,

Group Mai Tai Day Toast to 79 years!

Purchasing a Mai Tai Day 2023 wristband includes all of the above AND:

Limited Edition 2023 Mai Tai Glass, 'Tai' tote bag, Event map, Bottle of Water,3 Food & Beverage Tickets, plus access to all areas and activities!

Additional food and beverage tickets are available for purchase! There will be multiple stations throughout the event where these tickets can be purchased- but be on the lookout for the Food & Beverage pre-sale so you can get your tickets before Mai Tai Day and not have to wait in line!


Wristband purchase is required for indoor portion of the event and most activities, including indoor seating, indoor bars and food stations, both indoor & outdoor rum tastings, symposiums, and photobooth.


There will be no onsite parking available, and we strongly encourage taking public transportation or utilizing rideshares as street parking is severely limited