First Annual HFWF Pickleball Tournament

Event Date:

Oct. 27, 2024

Event Time:

8:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M.


Royal Lahaina Tennis Ranch

Get ready to rally alongside celebrity chefs, foodies and picklers for a thrilling day on the courts at the First Annual HFWF Pickleball Tournament. Grab your paddle and doubles partner for a playful collision of sports and culinary delights at the historic Tennis Ranch at the Royal Lahaina Resort & Bungalows.

This tasty showdown will make you think twice about the term ‘falafel,’ ‘pickle,’ ‘kitchen,’ and ‘smash’! Test your skills against chef teams and picklers alike in this round-robin tournament—you may even catch a sighting of HFWF talent joining in on the action.

After the final match, you’ll be invited to indulge in the ultimate tailgating brunch featuring a grand tasting of BBQ, smoked and grilled favorites from seven all-star chefs at the Backcourt BBQ event. Top mixologists will be on hand to shake and stir refreshing cocktails, or you can sip on Rosé and craft beers to quench your thirst!

Open to all skill levels, from pickleball pros and newcomers alike, ages 21 and over. Must register as a team of two. Registration includes tickets to the Backcourt BBQ brunch following the tournament. Click HERE for more info.

Don’t play pickleball? No problem! You can still join in on the fun by purchasing tickets for the Backcourt BBQ brunch.


  • Open to all skill levels, ages 21 and over.
  • Must register as a team of two. Registration includes tickets to the Backcourt BBQ brunch following the tournament.
  • Event is outdoors, athletic attire and footwear required.

October 27, 2024

8:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M.
Royal Lahaina Tennis Ranch

Attire: Athletic Attire & Footwear

HFWF Gift Card

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Royal Lahaina Resort & Bungalows is offering special room rates for HFWF attendees. Click HERE to book. Reservations and room rates are subject to availability.


Hawaii Food & Wine Festival is a program of the 501c(3) nonprofit organization, the Hawaii Ag & Culinary Alliance. All proceeds from the Fourteenth Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival benefit local aina-based and community organizations which support culinary and agricultural education, sustainability, and cultural programs in Hawaii.

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