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The Tiki Times: Preview the 2024 calendar of events

The Tiki Times

Save these dates now and make plans for a full year of major events across the world of Tiki culture. We’ll also keep you posted on many worldwide gatherings for fans of rum, lowbrow and mid-century modern art, surf and rockabilly music, plus some Disney events and anything of general interest to the Tiki community.

The Tiki Times calendar
Check back all year for all the latest happenings on the main calendar page, including online and ongoing events, plus recaps featuring photos and video.

The Year in Tiki 2023: A look back at the top events in photos, video
The Year in Tiki 2023: A look back at the top events in photos, video
Recap all the year’s top events – from Inuhele to The Hukilau to Exoticon to Tiki Oasis, plus many more – in our annual review featuring photos, video and social media posts.

Social media: Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest

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NOTE: THIS LIST IS NO LONGER UPDATED. Go to the main Tiki Times page for further updates, plus recaps of all the major events.

2024 LIVE SPECIAL EVENTS

Note: Event dates are subject to change; check with the venue to confirm.

Jan 19-21 – Inuhele: Atlanta’s Tiki Weekend
* Inuhele Brings a Celebration of Tiki to Atlanta (Paste)
2023 recap: New details on The Mai-Kai renovations, new merchandise revealed

Jan. 20 – Coconut Grove Rum Festival in Miami.

Jan. 20 – Rockabillaque Florida at the Seminole Casino Hotel in Immokalee.

Rockabillaque Florida

Jan. 27 – The Original Tiki Market Place 12th anniversary show in Garden Grove, Calif.

Feb. 6-11 – Hopetown Music & Rum Festival in the Bahamas.

Feb. 9-11 – Miami Rum Congress at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
Social media recap: Photos, coverage of Miami Rum Congress 2023

Miami Rum Congress

Feb. 10 – Chinese New Year with Tikiyaki Orchestra and Pollo Del Mar in Long Beach, Calif.

Feb. 13-15 – International Rum Summit in Paris.

Feb. 15-25 – Modernism Week in Palm Springs, Calif.
Modernism Week

Feb. 17 – Yul Rum Fest in Montreal

Feb. 23 – Art of Tiki Cocktail Showdown at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.

March 3 – Adventureland Day at Disneyland in Anaheim.

March 3 – Adventureland Day at Disney World in Orlando.

March 4-14 – Rum Renaissance Caribbean Cruise, departing from Fort Lauderdale.

March 9 – Cocoa Reggae & Rum Festival in Florida.

March 9 – Taste of Rum festival in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

March 16 – Texas Rum Festival in Dallas.

March 16-17 – Arizona Aloha Festival at Tempe Beach Park.

March 22-24 – Louisiana Tiki Fest in Baton Rouge.

April 5-7 – Tiki-a-Go-Go in Orlando, Fla.

The inaugural Tiki-a-Go-Go will be held in April at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando.
Sunshine State emerges as epicenter of Tiki revival in 2024
Florida will quickly become a must-visit destination with the addition of Tiki-a-Go-Go, the return of The Mai-Kai, and the revival of the Don the Beachcomber brand.

Tiki-a-Go-Go

April 6-7 – So-Rhum Rum Festival in Bordeaux, France.

April 7 – Magical Tiki Meet Up at Walt Disney World.

April 13 – Oslo Rum Festival in Norway.

April 16-21 – Madeira Rum Festival

April 18-21 – Viva Las Vegas rockabilly weekend.

April 20 – Chicago Rum Festival.

April 25-28 – Arizona Tiki Oasis in Scottsdale.
Arizona Tiki Oasis

April 26 – Spain Rum and Gin Expo in Madrid.
* The Rum Lab plans its first Europe event (The Spirits Business)

April 27 – Floridania Fest – The Florida Memorabilia Show in Gulfport, Fla.

May 2-5 – Tiki Caliente in Palm Springs, Calif.
Tiki Caliente

May 4-6 – Rhum Fest Paris.

May 6-8 – Tiki in the Desert in Las Vegas.

May 10-11 – Surf O Rama Festival in Valencia, Spain.
Surf O Rama Festival

May 11 – Stockholm Rum Fest in Sweden.

May 24-25 – Gin & Rum Festival in Lucerne, Switzerland.

June 6-9 – The Hukilau in Pompano Beach, Fla.

The Hukilau poised to reunite with The Mai-Kai in 2024
The Hukilau poised to reunite with The Mai-Kai in 2024
Florida will quickly become a must-visit destination with the return of The Mai-Kai and the revival of the Don the Beachcomber brand.

June 7 – Glasgow Rum Festival in the United Kingdom.

June 8 – New York Rum Festival & Congress in New York City.

June 8-9 – Bordeaux Rum Festival in France.

June 8-9 – Exotikon music and arts festival in Los Angeles.
* Exotikon 2023: The event Tiki really needed (Resident Modernist)

June 21-22 – Rum Love Festival in Wroclaw, Poland.

June 27-30 – Ohana: Luau At The Lake at The Tiki Resort, Lake George, N.Y.
Ohana: Luau At The Lake

July 5-6 – Rum Show in London.

July 10 – Piña Colada Dayat the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

July 13 – Manchester Rum Festival in the UK.

July 31-Aug. 4 – Tiki Oasis in San Diego, Calif.
Tiki Oasis

Aug. 14-16 – Panama Rum Fest in Bella Vista, Panama City.

Aug. 14-18 – Key West Rum Festival in Florida.

Aug. 23-25 – Rockaway Beach Surf Music Festival in New York City.

Aug. 29 – Los Angeles Rum Festival.

Aug. 31-Sept. 1 – German Rum Festival in Berlin.

Aug. 31-Sept. 1 – San Francisco Rum Festival & Congress.

Sept. 14 – Yul Rum Fest in Montreal

Sept. 20-21 – Vienna Rum Festival in Austria.

Oct. 9-13 – London Rum Week and The UK RumFest.

Oct. 12 – Edinburgh Gin & Rum Festival in the United Kingdom.

Oct. 28-31 – The Barbados Rum Experience

Nov. 1-2 – BorderShop Rum & Whiskey Festival in Denmark.

Nov. 1-2 – Danish Rum and Whisky Festival in Denmark.

Nov. 8-10 – Miami Rum Renaissance Festival in Coral Gables.

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