Samoa Local Events

Throughout the year there are some exciting festivals, cultural celebrations and events in Samoa. Be sure to check here regularly so you don't miss any of these wonderful Samoa events.


Palolo Rising
Place: Upolo, Savai'i  (01 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 )

Take part in this event of catching palolo with the locals and observe age old traditions of this Samoan delicacy.

Samoana Jazz and Arts Festival
(25 Oct 2017 - 15 Nov 2017 )


The inaugural Samoana Jazz & Arts Festival kicks off in November . It brings together the 2 Samoas under one festival banner - providing an exciting repertoire of event locations and visitor experiences.


Mother's Day
(12 May 2018 - 13 May 2018 )

Mother's Day sees all the Mothers of Samoa being pampered and feted by their families in appreciation of all their hard work and contribution to the development of families, villages and country.

Independance Day
(01 Jun 2018 - 02 Jun 2018 )

Samoa became independant in 1962, being the first island nation in the Pacific to achieve this status. The country takes time out to reflect and celebrate its independance from colonial rule. The  fiercely contested "Fautasi Race" (Long boat race) usually wraps up the celebrations for another year.