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Come savor the magic of Music, Sacred Arts and Community on the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii this May 12–15. BlessFest Hawaii features an array of uplifting and heart-opening offerings from inspired and epic musicians, presenters, teachers, and ceremonial elders.  

 

Possessing the intimacy and healing qualities of a retreat while having the excitement and grandeur of a festival, this event will be a time to slow down, tune in and immerse yourself in renewal of sacred arts and ecstatic community.

Join Yaima, Shiva Rea, Paul Izak, Kumu Ehulani Stephany, Chris Berry, Hope Medford, Daphne Tse, John de Kadt, Sukha, Joshua Hathaway, Christine Marie, Noelani Love, Richard Bock, and many many more

 

3 Days/3 Nights of…

  • Inspiring World Music Concerts

  • Kirtan and Chanting 

  • Yoga and Meditation

  • Hawaiian Sacred Ceremony 

  • Hula and Haka Workshops 

  • Trance Dance

  • Sound Healing  

  • Breathwork Workshops 

  • Community Building 

  • Organic Food and Herbal Elixirs 

  • and More!

 

 

Blessfest Hawaii will take place at the stunning oasis of Sundari Gardens in Pahoa on the Big Island. This magnificent property includes breathtaking views of the ocean, gorgeous gardens, two outdoor shalas, and a beautiful new outdoor spa which has a swimming pool, sauna, cold plunge, and hot tub.

 

This will be a time to slow down, connect with the ancient traditions of Hawaii, sing and dance and nurture your body, mind, and soul. Come as you are, with all your humanness, and dive into the experience, allowing yourself to be fully immersed into the alchemy of this Ohana.

 

A portion of the proceeds from this event will be given to Halau Hula Ka Makani Hali 'Ala O Puna school to help preserve and teach the ancient wisdom, traditions, and sacred sites of the Hawaiian people.

This festival has a limited capacity so we recommend that you book your tickets early! 

 

All ages and levels are welcome. 

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Accommodations

 

On-Site Options (at Sundari Farm & Gardens)

 

Attendees are welcome to stay on site at the beautiful Sundari Gardens where the festival is being held. This will be ideal, as you will be staying where the festival is happening. Sundari gardens also has a beautiful new spa with sauna, hot tub, cold plunge, and swimming pool for their guests. 

 

Sundari has four types of housing options: 

  • On-site tenting with beautiful ocean views and access to showers. Access the new outdoor spa for an additional $20 per day.

  • On-site car camping with beautiful ocean views and access to showers. Access the new outdoor spa for an additional $20 per day.

  • On-site dorm style with shared bath. Access the new outdoor spa for an additional $20 per day.

  • On-site private room with queen-size bed and attached or private bath. Includes access to a new gorgeous outdoor spa with sauna, swimming pool and hot tub.

 

To learn more about their accommodations visit the Sundari Gardens website.

 

If you have any questions or you wish to register your accommodation with Sundari, please email them directly at newearthmandala@gmail.com.

 

​There are limited accommodations available at Sundari. Space will be rented on a first-come first-served basis.

Guests are responsible for their own accommodations whether they rent from Sundari or elsewhere. 

Off-Site Options

 

If you prefer to stay off site, or if accommodations at Sundari are unavailable, we recommend renting one of the Airbnb properties in these nearby neighborhoods: Lelani Estates, Sea View, Pahoa, Hawaiian Paradise Park, or Kalapana. They are all a short drive away from the festival grounds and are beautiful spots.

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Food

 

We will have high-quality yummy and delicious organic vegetarian food, beverages, teas, desserts, and more sold onsite at the festival by professional vendors. The ticket price does not include food.

Tickets

Tickets are available to purchase online through Wednesday, May 11 at 11:59pm (Hawaii time). Beginning on Thursday, May 12 — the first day of the festival — tickets must be purchased on site at the door.

Full Festival Passes

  • Kama' Aina Full Festival Pass — $295 
    (Special pricing for local residents on all Hawaiian islands)
    For Kama' Aina pricing, please provide your Hawaiian address when you register.

  • Full Festival Pass — $350

  • KIDS (ages 12 and under) Full Festival Pass — FREE!

  • TEENS (ages 13–17) Full Festival Pass — $50

Get a $50 discount off all Full Festival Pass tickets by using the coupon code OHANA when purchasing your ticket.

 

Day Passes

  • Friday Full Day Pass (8am–11pm) — $108

  • Saturday Full Day Pass (8am–11pm) — $108

  • Sunday Full Day Pass (8am–4pm) — $55

Night Passes

  • Thursday Night Pass (4:30–10:30pm) — $55

  • Friday Night Pass (4:30–10:30pm) — $55

  • Saturday Night Pass (4:30–10:30pm) — $55

We recommend buying your ticket early as this festival does have a limited capacity.   

Use the button below to register for this event on the BrightStar ticketing page.

Please contact us at info@blessfest.org with any questions.

Cancelation Policy: Tickets are transferable. If you wish to transfer your tickets to another person, we will gladly take their name down in place of yours (up to 3 days before the event). Simply email us at info@blessfest.org. Please write Ticket Transfer in the subject line of the email. There will be no refunds after purchase. 

Get Involved 

 

Vendors

 

We hope you will join us for this incredible event and share your gifts with the world. We are open to vendors that sell or serve, arts, crafts, clothing, vegetarian food, local products, gems, massage, or other direct services. Fill out the Vendor Application Form!

Volunteers

BlessFest volunteers are an important part of what makes BlessFest special, fun and possible. There is no experience necessary! Just a desire to learn new things and to be an active part of community building. Fill out the Volunteer Application Form!

COVID Safety Practices & Guidelines 

 

We at Blessfest practice safe health and hygiene measures. As is appropriate at the time of our program, we adhere to the State of Hawaii and the island of Hawaii requirements.

  • All classes and concerts are held in outdoor spaces with plenty of ventilation.

 

EVERYONE flying in from out of state please check the Hawaiian Government website to obtain the changing and current information about steps to enter the state of Hawaii with regard to COVID.