Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival Videos


9th Annual Mai Tai Winner Interview: Kevin Beary

9th Annual Mai Tai Festival Winner Kevin Beary from Chicago's Three Dots and a Dash, is interviewed by WGN9 Chicago. Watch as the winner of the coveted title "World's Best Mai Tai" and $10,000 cash prize shares his secret recipe for his award-winning cocktail.

8th Annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival
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Step inside the 2016 Mai Tai Festival with this video showcasing events of the day including arts and crafts displays, food and drink booths, and the tasty BBQ competition. At the main event, the Mai Tai Mixoff, see some of the creative Mai Tais mixed up along with the winners receiving their prizes at this annual event.

Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival 2016
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The 2016 Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival hosted at Royal Kona Resort featured arts and crafts displays, food and drink booths, a BBQ competition and live entertainment all leading up to the main event, the Mai Tai Mix-off showdown where over 20 bartenders met to mix, muddle and create tantalizing Mai Tais in an effort to win cash prizes and title of World's Best Mai Tai.

Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival 2015
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Highlights from the 2015 Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival held at Royal Kona Resort, one of the most scenic oceanfront settings on Hawaii's Big Island. Attendees enjoyed arts and crafts displays, food and drink booths, a BBQ competition, and live entertainment during the day, all culminating with the crowning of the winners in the battle for the World's Best Mai Tai contest later that evening.

Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival 2014
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Highlights from the 2014 Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival held at Royal Kona Resort, one of the most breathtaking oceanfront locations on Hawaii Island. Festival-goers enjoy live entertainment, arts and crafts displays, food booths, a BBQ cook-off contest, and more. Cheer on your favorite bartender as they compete for cash prizes and title of World’s Best Mai Tai.

Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival 2014
Sammy Hagar Promotional Video

Red Rocker Sammy Hagar promotes the 2014 Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival. Come out and watch bartenders from around the world battle for the title of World’s Best Mai Tai and cash prizes using Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum as one of the main ingredients in their own creative concoction of the historic Mai Tai. Enjoy great food, music and more in a stunning oceanfront setting.

Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival 2011
Bartender Mix-Off Video

Get a glimpse of the action taking place during the Mai Tai Mix-off Contest at our 2011 Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival. You might even recognize a couple of our celebrity judges, award-winning chef Sam Choy, and Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac fame, who wowed the crowd earlier in the day jamming at our Pool Party with Grammy award-winning musician Henry Kapono.