Best Ukulele Straps Of 2019

August 31, 2019 4 min read

Women playing the ukulele.

If you are looking for a new ukulele strap we have the list just for you! We have compiled a list of the best ukulele straps of 2019. 

Are you tired of holding your ukulele upright constantly, and wish there was a way to relax more and enjoy the music? Ukulele straps are catching on, similar to guitar straps and they will help hold your ukulele in place while standing and playing.

In this article, you'll learn why investing in a ukulele strap is a major benefit to playing, and why it's important. Read on to discover the many benefits of ukulele straps plus the best ukulele straps of 2019. 

1. Perks of Ukulele Straps

Did you know that the ukulele is called the uke for short in Hawaii? So you're playing standing up and are holding your uke the entire time stopping it from slipping.

If that sounds uncomfortable to you, then if you play with a strap you'll receive help holding the ukulele in place so you can relax and enjoy the music more. If you want to take a break from playing, the ukulele will still be resting on you without having to worry about holding it. 

2. How Does a Ukulele Strap Attach

You might be wondering how does a Ukulele strap attach? It comes down to 2 factors, some straps come with adhesives, while others require holes. You'll also want to take into account the size and length of the instrument you have. Most straps are attached to the common buttons. 

Some instruments don't feature these buttons so you can't attach straps unless you install the buttons first. Before installing buttons, you'll want to make sure you know what you're doing. If not, you can buy no-hole straps like a Uke leash, single strap button strap, or hug straps. 

One end of the leash attaches behind the nut of your instrument, and the other attaches to your upper arm similar to how the single button is attached. 

3. Lohanu Clip on 

The Lohanu Clip On strap is great if you're uncomfortable drilling a hole into your uke. What makes this strap so unique is instead of having 2 points of contact for the strap, it only has one.

You get to decide where the strap connects whether at the head or the bottom of the soundhole. You'll want to keep in mind though that a single point of contact isn't as secure as a double, but it's extremely versatile and easy to set up. 


  • Adjustable length
  • You don't need to modify your instrument
  • Easy to use 
  • Great for children and adults
  • Affordable


  • Not very stable

This strap works well with any size uke and is extremely affordable. 

4. Music First Country Style Version 2.0

This strap is great if you're looking for one that's similar to a guitar setup. This strap is high-quality with the inner part being made of cotton and is comfortable resting against your body. Since it's adjustable it can work for children and adults.


  • Adjustable 
  • Nice design
  • High-quality
  • Strap-nail included


  • Requires drilling to insert the strap

You'll need a hole drilled into your uke for this strap. If you're ready to drill a hole, start with a small hole, and you can always make it bigger if need be. Don't start out with a big hole to avoid damage and winding up with too big of a drilled hole. 

5. CloudMusic Hawaii Ethnic Strap

Did you know that the uke is a uniquely Hawaiian instrument? If you're looking for more of an ethnic and attractive design with a nod to the Hawaiian culture, then the CloudMusic Hawaii Ethnic Strap is what you're looking for. 

The strap is made from cotton so it's comfortable, and their print is of the Hawaiian origin. This strap comes with free strap buttons as well. 


  • Beautiful Hawaiian ethnic print
  • Adjustable length
  • Free strap buttons
  • Comfortable and easy use


  • You have to drill your instrument

Since this strap is adjustable it'll work for both children and adults. Plus it works with all sizes of ukes as well. 

6. Makanu Ukulele Strap

This beautifully designed strap has many different color options and is affordable. Not only is it affordable, but it's good quality as well. No matter the size of your uke, this strap will work with it. 


  • Great price
  • Attractive
  • Adjustable length
  • No drilling


  • The head loop is small

A major plus is it's adjustable as well so no matter what size the player is it'll work. You can also get this strap button-free, then you won't have to worry about drilling into your uke. 

7. Music First Aztec Style Strap

Not only is this strap affordable, but it's beautifully designed as well. It's made from ABS plastic and nylon which are high-quality materials for strength, durability, and comfort. 


  • Comfortable
  • Adjustable length
  • Affordable
  • Beautifully designed


  • Some sizing issues, with some being too short and others being too long

This strap is adjustable, so almost any player can wear this strap, and it'll work with any size uke. Not only is it high-quality but it's pretty much a gift at this price. 

Ukulele Straps

While looking for ukulele straps, you'll want to keep this guide in mind for some great quality and comfortable straps out there. Keep in mind whether you're comfortable or not drilling a hole in your uke and go from there, along with keeping the size of your uke in mind.

If you're looking for a custom-made ukulele strap that's uniquely your own and has everything included you want in a strap, design your ukulele straptoday.