Local holiday events

December 6, 2019 - Kauai Festival of Lights

Celebrate the holidays on Kauai at Elizabeth Freeman's annual holiday extravaganza, the award-winning Festival of Lights! Celebrating its 23rd year, local designer Elizabeth Freeman presents a collection of Kauai-style holiday art inspired by her and created with the assistance of local artisans from recycled and reclaimed materials.

December 7, 2019 - Holiday Craft Fair at the National Tropical Botanical Garden (South Shore Visitor Center)

Enjoy a day of holiday shopping and entertainment featuring Kauai made in Hawaii products, jewelry, clothing and more! Get gifts for everyone on your list including yourself! The craft fair will be accompanied by a variety of food trucks and live entertainment. Take time to enjoy the gardens with tours happening throughout the day. Admission to craft fair is free. Starting at 9 a.m.

December 14, 2019 - Waimea Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony & Parade

All Waimea Town businesses decorate their store fronts and have floats that drive down the Westside storefront route to celebrate the holiday season.

December 31, 2019 - Poipu Beach New Years Eve

Grab your lawn chairs and beach blankets and ring in the new year, Poipu style! Enjoy a family-themed movie at sunset on the large outdoor screen (titled to be determined) followed by a spectacular aerial display of fireworks at approximately 8:15pm, all in the gorgeous, ocean-side setting that Poipu Beach Park provides. You won't be disappointed! The island's most popular food trucks will be on hand to keep bellies happy by 5:00pm.