Honolulu, HI Holiday Events | Marina Hawaii Vacations

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Make Memories At Hawaii Holiday Events

Celebrate the holidays in Marina Hawaii Vacations where the spirit of the city comes alive this season. Create new traditions while enjoying fun holiday events, festivals, music and local cuisine. Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner with the family, see the twinkling Christmas lights, shop for that perfect gift and celebrate the New Year. Book our holiday specials at Marina Hawaii vacations and make memories to last a lifetime!

Holiday Events

3rd Annual Show Aloha Land

Celebrate the holidays as the Aloha Stadium is transformed into a Winter Wonderland with a long list of activities including an amazing light show to walk through. There will also be a petting zoo, train rides, bubble room, falling fake snow, lots of games, and professional photo-ops with Santa for the kekeis. Join the fun, grab a bite to eat, beer garden, and enjoy the live music and entertainment.

  • Dates: Dec. 1 – 31, 2022
  • Location: Aloha Stadium
  • Time: Multiple Times
  • Cost: $40, FREE for Children 2 and Under

Vans Triple Crown Of Surfing At Sunset Beach

World Cup is the second leg of the Triple Crown of Surfing that takes places at big waves Haleiwa Beach. Watch hundreds of top surfer who travel from around the world to compete in 3 of these contests and beat each other out to be crowned the best surfer in the world.

  • Dates: Nov. 26,2022 – Feb. 25, 2023
  • Location: Haleiwa Beach
  • Time: TBD
  • Cost: FREE

39th Annual Honolulu City Lights

Whether or not you’re feeling the holiday spirit, the downtown Honolulu City lights, also know as Honolulu Hale, is an amazing spectacle to see. The festivities start off with the lighting of the 50 ft Christmas tree followed by an electric parade of lights. This is a must see for the whole family. There will be food booths, games and rides for the keiki’s.

  • Dates: Dec. 2, 2022 – Jan. 2, 2023
  • Location: 530 S, King Street (Chinatown)
  • Time: 4 PM – 12 AM
  • Cost: FREE

81st Pearl Harbor Anniversary Events

Commemorating the 76th anniversary and memory of Pearl Harbor, there will be a number of events happening each day from December 2nd thru the 10th.

Included in the ongoing celebration will be live Jazz & Blues band performances, outdoor movie nights on Waikiki Beach, reef laying ceremonies, An opening gala and block party, night at the museum, honoring dinners, ceremonial memorial services, a parade, and finishing off with a Honolulu Marathon honoring the past and celebrating the future. Check out more in the Pearl Harbor special 76th schedule link below.

  • Dates: Dec. 2 – 10, 2022
  • Location: Daily Events in Multiple Locations
  • Cost: Varies

50th Annual Honolulu Marathon

Sign up, train and run in one of the most popular marathons not only to Hawaii, but an event which athletes and participants travel from around the world to partake in. The run will start along Ala Moana Beach Park, travel through Waikiki, Diamond Head, out to Hawaii Kai & back, and end in Kapiolani Park. Note that services will be available from 5 am to 2 pm.

  • Date: Dec. 11, 2022
  • Location: Starts Near Ala Moana Beach Park & Ends in Kapiolani Park
  • Time: 7 AM – 1 PM
  • Cost: $225 – $325

Royal Hawaiian Band FREE Performance

The Royal Hawaiian Band has ongoing performances around Honolulu, including Kapiolani Park and at the Iolani Palace. Bring your beach blankets, lounge chairs, the family, and set up a picnic and enjoy the concerts taking place.

  • Dates: Dec. 2, 9 & 16, 2022
  • Location: Iolani Palace
  • Time: 12 PM – 1 PM
  • Cost: FREE

Holiday Lights Trolley Tour

Make a reservation early to ride the Waikiki Trolley for a 30 minute tour through the Honolulu Parade of Lights in the downtown area, including passing by the one and only Shaka Santa. Followed by an hour to walk around and enjoy the festive scene before returning.

  • Dates: Dec. 4 – 24, 2022
  • Location: Kaka’ako
  • Time: Multiple Times
  • Cost: $17 – $25, FREE for Children 2 and Under

Sony Open in Hawaii

The Sony Open PGA Tour kick off attracts some of the biggest names in professional golfing to compete in classic golf event. Enjoy a day in the sunshine on the beautiful Kahala grounds of the Waialae Country Club, watching the pros duking it out and making golf look so simple.

  • Dates: Jan. 9 – 15, 2023
  • Location: Waialae Country Club
  • Time: First Heat at 8 AM