Aloha Stadium is suspending all events, including the swap meet, in accordance with COVID-19 response recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) to establish social distancing protocols limiting large gatherings.
The closure period will commence now through Thursday, May 14th. THE SWAP MEET WILL REOPEN SATURDAY, MAY 16TH or sooner.
Vendors: please see FAQs below.
Just 20 minutes away from Waikiki, discover unique treasures at Hawaii’s largest open air market where the locals shop for the best deals in town.
The Aloha Stadium Swapmeet & Marketplace is open three days a week, offering endless rows with hundreds of local merchants and artisans with the best value on imported merchandise, hand made items, eclectic art pieces, popular local snacks, and other made in Hawaii products. This is sure to be your one stop destination to find that special gift or souvenir for everyone on your list.
NOW OFFERING FREE FIELD PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES from the North End Zone (meet in the North Plaza C-Gear Shop; section V during swap meet days between 10:00am – 1:00pm)
*Take your own photos. Groups meet promptly every hour; 10am, 11am, 12pm & 1pm
Marketplace Hours: Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Swap Meet Hours: Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sundays from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Admission: $1.00 per buyer. Children 11 years and under are FREE.
**as a friendly reminder animals are not allowed at the stadium.
WAIKIKI TROLLEY PURPLE LINE is now running!
ALOHA STADIUM SWAP MEET & MARKETPLACE VENDOR FAQ:
For more information contact Centerplate Office at 808 486.6704
Q: How long will we closed?
A: Currently our plan is to reopen on May 16 if not sooner.
Q: Can the closure extend past May 16th?
A: If the Department of Health, the Governor’s Office, and the State Legislature deem it necessary to extend the suspension, operations may remain closed past May 16th. Please check the Aloha Stadium website for the most current updates. alohastadium.hawaii.gov
Q: Is there a chance we’ll be back sooner than May 16th?
A: If the Department of Health, the Governor’s Office, and the State Legislature allow us to open earlier than May 16th, we will. Please check the Aloha Stadium website for the most current updates. alohastadium.hawaii.gov
Q: What will happen to my stall?
A: All permanent stalls will be retained by the reserving vendor until we re-open.
Q: What happens to the stalls I already paid for?
A: The unused balance of your March payment will be credited back to your account. This balance may be used when we reopen.
Q: How do I pay for my stalls in May?
A: We will open on April 24 for payment and our permanent lotteries. We will be open April 26th for last day of payments. On April 29th we will hold our vacation lottery at 5:00PM.
Q: What financial assistance is available to vendors?
A: Federal assistance will be available from the Small Business Administration. They are in the process of putting in place a loan program under the economic injury disaster program. Check sba.gov/disaster to apply for assistance.
You may also check with the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism https://invest.hawaii.gov/sba-economic-injury-disaster-loan-program/ Their office can also be reached at: Phone: (808) 587-2750