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American Samoa Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in American Samoa

Special purchases include handmade tapa cloth, the puletasi (women's dress) or lavalava (men's costume) made by local dressmakers, shell beads and purses, woodcarvings, woven laufala table and floor mats, carved kava bowls, Samoan records and duty-free goods.

Shopping hours

Mon-Fri 0800-1700 and Sat 0800-1300.

Nightlife in American Samoa

There are many nightspots with music and dancing. Samoan fia fias (feasting and traditional dancing), also known as Samoan feasts, are organised regularly by several establishments. Samoan village fia fias can be arranged through local tour operators. Visitors are usually welcome at any event in the villages and churches.

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