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Ukulele Festivals: By Month

2021 COVID Updates: Be sure to check with the individual festivals' to ensure they are still being held or have gone virtual.

Sassy Lassie Ukulele Retreat - Nov 11, 2021 to Nov 14, 2021

Join us for our all-women, all-inclusive ukulele retreat, and leave with a happy brain, a book full of tunes, and newfound pals.

Sassy Lassie Ukulele Retreat

Sassy Lassie Ukulele Retreat Events

Join us for three nights and four days of non-stop singing and strumming. Our small-group, women-only retreat is held at a beautifully eclectic, artist-owned property in tropical Southwest Florida. Register at our website.

Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway - Nov 5, 2021 to Nov 7, 2021

TBUG 2021 Tickets are on Sale, with the event will held at the Sirata Beach Resort on St Pete Beach, FL.

Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway

Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway Events

The Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway will take place November at The Lake Tarpon Resort in Palm Harbor, FL. Past performers have included Jim & Liz Beloff, Victoria Vox, Gerald Ross, Craig Robertson, The Barnkickers and The Haole Kats.

UkeFest Virginia - Nov 7, 2020

2020 Was CANCELLED - Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, VA USA

UkeFest Virginia

UkeFest Virginia Events

Concerts, workshops, jam sessions, community stage, open-mic, vendors and artisans with Ukulele related products.

Polish Ukulele Festival - Nov 23, 2019

MOK Sławków
Sławkow, Poland

Polish Ukulele Festival

Polish Ukulele Festival Events

Strona jest po to, by informować Was o bieżących sprawach związacych z naszym festiwalem ukulele, który odbędzie się 24 lutego 2018r. w Sławkowie.

Great Minnesota Uke Gathering - Nov 15, 2019 to Nov 16, 2019


Great Minnesota Uke Gathering

Great Minnesota Uke Gathering Events

A Get Together for all ukulele players (or want-to-be players) - Workshops, Jams, Sing-Alongs, Food, Camping, Lodging - All skill levels - Lots of free uke related giveaways!

Hawai'i Island Ukulele Retreat - Nov 10, 2019 to Oct 16, 2019

2020 was CANCELLED - However, they plan to hit the ground running in Fall of 2021 with a full array of ‘Ukulele Adventures and Experiences in Hawai’i and beyond. Visit the website for more details as they arise.

Hawai'i Island Ukulele Retreat

Hawai'i Island Ukulele Retreat Events

With 120 acres set within a pristine, tropical, ohia forest and bordered by a dramatic coastline and stunning cliffs, Kalani Honua, on the southeast corner of Hawai’i Island (where the lava meets the sea) is probably one of the most beautiful places on Earth to celebrate the ‘ukulele and all that Hawai’i has to offer. Besides offering us a warm and enthusiastic welcome (as well as meal options for vegetarians and vegans), a variety of lodging choices to fit a wide range of whims and budgets, Kalani also offers a full schedule of classes and workshops in yoga, meditation, dance, and Hawaiian crafts to augment our ‘ukulele workshops, events, and field trips.

Palm Springs, Ukulele Festival - Oct 31, 2019 to Nov 2, 2019

Palm Springs, Ukulele Festival

Palm Springs, Ukulele Festival Events

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New Zealand Ukulele Festival - Nov 17, 2018

New Zealand Ukulele Festival

New Zealand Ukulele Festival Events

The New Zealand Ukulele Festival is a unique occasion. It melds together diverse musical styles, international artists, great local talent, emerging bands, school children and community groups with food, music stalls and instrument sales in a day of FREE family fun. The NZ Ukulele Trust aims to ensure that New Zealand children, no matter their circumstances, get to experience the many benefits of being engaged with music.

Ukulele JAMboree - Nov 9, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018

The Blue Mountains Ukulele Group

Ukulele JAMboree

Ukulele JAMboree Events

A weekend of ukulele jamming in the foothills of the beautiful Barrington Tops World Heritage Area. This annual event has everything a ukulele player could want - great jams, great atmosphere and great songs!

La Semana de Uke-Culinary Fiesta - Nov 7, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018

La Semana de Uke-Culinary Fiesta

La Semana de Uke-Culinary Fiesta Events

Seven days in beautiful Ajijic, on the shores of Lake Chapala. We'll be ukeing and cooking and exploring the area with 2 esteemed ukulele practitioners (and fabulous cooks of southwestern cuisine), Daniel Ward and Heidi Swedberg, suplemented by several local chefs! And talk about fun! In addition to ukulele and cooking workshops, we'll be exploring the area and helping to establish and/or support an ukulele program for the local children. We have a very limited number of spaces available. So let us know if your are serious about attending. We're still finalizing all the details, but all will be revealed here, as it unfolds!

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