BayFest General Information

Join the Marines and Sailors of Marine Corps Base Hawaii on July 15-17 for the largest music festival in Hawaii. BayFest has fun and entertainment for everyone.


BayFest 2011 will be held July 15 - 17 aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay. Performers include Cecilio and Kapono, Hoobastank, Puddle of Mudd and Joe Nichols. This three-day event features fireworks by Grucci on Friday night.


BayFest offers something for everyone -- Coconut Island Boat Rides, food booths, E.K. Fernandez midway and carnival rides, the "build-your-own boat" Bathtub Regatta, BodySearch Fitness Challenge, military static displays, plus much more.


Celebrating its 22nd year, BayFest is an annual event organized by Marine Corps Community
Services (MCCS). Proceeds from this event enhance the quality of life for the Marines, Sailors and
their family members stationed aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii. The purpose of BayFest is to convey
an appreciation to the local community and to pay homage to the military members who sacrifice themselves for America's freedom.


For more information, call the BayFest Hotline at 808-254-7679.



Rules & Regulations

When driving your car on base...


Special Notice: All vehicles MUST be removed from the flight line following BayFest events. Any vehicle left on the flight line will be subject to immediate tow at the owner's expense.

Due to security procedures aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, the following are prohibited:

As a guest of Marine Corps Base Hawaii, you are governed by the rules and regulations of the U.S. Marine Corps. Please conduct yourselves in an appropriate manner.


Re-entry is permitted into BayFest only if additional admission ticket is purchased. Please prepare all necessary items before coming into the BayFest gates.