The holiday season is here! Check out our Hawaii Island Holiday Event Calendar below to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun island-style holiday celebrations!
Christmas in Hawaii with Kimie Miner & Friends
Saturday, November 26 at the Outrigger Kona Resort, 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 27 at the Hilo Palace Theater, 6:00 PM
Live music is back and we are so happy! Kimie Miner will be launching her inaugural “Christmas in Hawaii: Kimie Miner and Friends Tour” this year and will be playing two shows on Hawaii Island, one in Kona and one in Hilo. For each show, there will be a chance to give back and support a local nonprofit. Partnering with Leau Legacy Foundation, both Hawaii Island shows will host a Christmas Toy Drive to “serve at-risk youth living in rural and remote locations across Hawaii Island.” Kimieʻs show in Kona will also feature Paula Fuga, Wehilei Ryder, Asialynn Yap, The Lim Family and Halau Kaʻeaikahelelani. The next night in Hilo she will be joined by Paula Fuga and Halau Kaʻeaikahelelani.
Winter Wonderettes at the Aloha Theatre
December 2 – December 18
This holiday show will bring a smile to audiences of all ages! The show is a holiday celebration where “when Santa turns up missing, the [Wonderettes] use their talent and creative ingenuity to save the day.”
Holualoa Music & Lights Festival
Saturday, December 3, 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Holualoa Village lights up every December to showcase the town’s Christmas tree and enjoy a night of strolling through Holualoa enjoying live music, gallery shopping, art openings, food, drinks, and fun! This year, the musical entertainment will be featuring John Keawe, the Kona Choral Society, and more talented guests!
Waimea’s 62nd Annual Christmas Twilight Parade
Saturday, December 3, 5:30 PM
Waimea’s annual Christmas parade will have a NEW route this year starting at Waimea Park and will head towards Lindsey Road. Enjoy the fun parade which will have dozens of lighted trucks and floats, 15 narrator stations, Grand Marshall: Ku Kahakalau, and Santa! The parade is honoring Mel Paio and is put on by The Waimea County Association and dozens of generous community partners!
The 36th Annual Kailua-Kona Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 10, 5:00 PM
Bring a chair, some snacks, and drinks and set up on Aliʻi Drive to celebrate the holiday season island style! Kona’s annual Christmas Parade begins at 5:00 PM and is presented by the Kailua-Kona Community Parade Association in partnership with the Rotary Clubs of West Hawaii and the Kailua Village Business Improvement District.
Kailua Kalikimaka Holiday Concert at Historic Kailua Village
Sunday, December 11, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
After you enjoy the Kokua Kailua Monthly Stroll along Ali’I Drive, check out the free holiday community concert! Kalani Pe’a, Grammy Award Winner, will be singing tunes from his Purple Hawaiian Christmas’ new holiday album!
7th Annual Lighted Boat Parade at the Kailua Pier
Sunday, December 11, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Following the Kalani Pe’a concert, the annual lighted boat parade will take place in Kailua Bay. Don’t miss the fun holiday celebration!