Hawaii's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

From December 7th 2023 through December 23rd, Hawaii is the place to be! From storytimes and craft fairs to theatre performances and talk stories, there are a multitude of events to explore and enjoy over the holiday season!

Storytime with Santa, Keaau,HI

December 7, 2023 at 5:30pm
Experience a magical evening at the Keaau Public and School Library on December 7. Santa will be telling stories and singing Christmas songs, and his elves will be providing crafting activities for all ages. Don't forget to snap a photo with Santa afterwards!

Christmas Craft Fair, Hilo,HI

December 8, 2023 at 10:00am
Prince Kuhio Plaza is hosting their annual Christmas Craft Fair on December 8-10. Attendees can find unique gifts and browse the crafts of local vendors. Enjoy the festive atmosphere and shop till your heart's content.

Waikiki Holiday Market , Honolulu,HI

December 9, 2023 at 9:00am
On December 9th, join the Waikiki community for a festive day of holiday shopping and fun! The Waikiki Holiday Market at Waikiki Elementary School will provide a wonderful variety of local wares, delicious food, delightful entertainment, and much more! Make sure you don't miss out on this exciting event!

The Nutcracker Ballet 2023, Hilo,HI

December 10, 2023 at 2:00pm
Witness an extraordinary performance of "The Nutcracker" at the Hilo Palace Theater! With spectacular performances by Tiffany Yamashita, Skylee Hiraki, Lexington Trooien, Kiara Kimata and Airi Broomell, along with new choreography by Megan Kimata and Kira Okazaki, this is truly a holiday event you don't want to miss. Rick Mazurowski will also introduce the shows with Christmas music on the Mighty Palace Pipe Organ.

The Lion in Winter, Wailuku,HI

December 14, 2023
Experience the timeless classic of family and politics as MAPA's Living Room presents James Goldman's The Lion In Winter. Directed by David C. Johnston, this acclaimed play will come to life for eight performances, culminating on Christmas Eve. Enjoy this timeless story of family drama at 2050 Main St. this December.

Kauai Festival of Lights, Lihue,HI

December 15, 2023 at 6:00pm
Come to The Historic County Building and celebrate the holiday season at this year's Kauai Festival of Lights! Enjoy the Park Lights lit up each night and take in the Kauai-style holiday wonderland. Best of all, the entire event is Free!

Waimea Jingle Jamboree, Waimea,HI

December 16, 2023 at 6:30am
Come join the festive fun at Waimea Pier in Waimea, HI! On December 16th, compete with friends and family in a Makahiki-inspired obstacle run and endurance lifting challenge. Compete in the two-mile obstacle run or try your hand at the partner lifting event. End your day watching the holiday light parade!

Haleiwa Town Winter Market, Haleiwa,HI

December 16, 2023 at 9:00am
The Waialua Community Center will be hosting the Haleiwa Town Winter Market on December 16. Attendees can enjoy a variety of local maker and food stands, entertainment, and vendors. Don't miss out on this amazing event.

Christmas Talk Story, Honolulu,HI

December 17, 2023
Come join in the tradition at Tenney Theater, 229 Queen Emma Square this Holiday season! Connect with the local culture through humor, stories, live music, and plenty of audience participation. Immerse yourself in the local writings of some of Hawai'i's most beloved playwrights. Don't miss this unique celebration of the Holidays!

Kalani PE'A'S Hawaiian Christmas Show, Honolulu,HI

December 23, 2023 at 7:00pm
Celebrate the holiday season with three time Grammy winner Kalani Pe'A and special guests at Hawaii Theatre Center. Enjoy a mix of western and Hawaiian music blended with Kalani's "Hawaiian contemporary soul" style. Be sure not to miss this magical and captivating performance!

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