Waikiki Spam Jam Festival 2019
Each year, 35,000 guests and local residents gather for Hawaii’s most beloved and delicious annual event – the Waikiki SPAM® JAM Festival. Celebrating its 17th anniversary, the Waikiki SPAM® JAM Festival will fill Kalakaua Avenue with the sound of sizzling SPAM®, live music and entertainment, and excitement on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 4 to 10 p.m.
Hawaii’s love affair with SPAM® dates back 90 years, when the pre-cooked luncheon meat was served to American military. In 2018, with billions of cans of SPAM® products sold, Hawaii continues to lead the nation in its love for SPAM® products. The most recent data suggests Hawaii residents buy nearly 7 million cans of SPAM® products per year.
Waikiki SPAM® JAM Festival attendees can enjoy a selection of SPAM® recipes from participating local restaurants and see first-hand the many ways SPAM® products can be prepared. There are twenty restaurants participating.
Admission to the family-friendly event is free and proceeds generated benefit the Hawaii Foodbank and other local charities, including the Waikiki Community Center and the Visitor Aloha Society.