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Watch invitational sports, learn about Christmas origins and donate food to families in need. Read more

Weekend Guide

Jingle Rock Run Family


Run through mud, sprint 800 meters and watch free outdoor movies. Read more

Weekend Guide


Photo: Friends of Honolulu City Lights - Ron Slauson

Our tips for beating the crowds, free parking, finding Santa and what to eat, ride and buy. Read more

Our Guide


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Frolic in snow, strike a tree pose and snap pet photos with Santa. Read more

Weekend Guide

Our picks of the best family events this season. Read more

Out & About

The Real Story Being Honolulu City Lightʻs Giant Christmas Tree

Photo: Nathalie Walker

What is the story behind Honolulu's newest Christmas tree? It took a little detective work by a Windward O‘ahu school to find out. Read more


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Photo: Battleship Missouri Memorial

Snap photos with Santa at the Mighty Mo, play in snow, craft last-minute presents, learn about winter traditions on a dome screen or snack on free milk and cookies. Read more

Weekend Guide


Photo: Kapolei City Lights

Watch an electric light parade, paddle a canoe, craft sustainable gifts, pay what you can for a theater production and play at sensory, interactive stations. Read more

Weekend Guide

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-November 29

Photo: Ron Slauson, courtesy of Friends of Honolulu City Lights

Celebrate Christmas with a parade and big tree lighting, volunteer in a Mānoa lo‘i and go backstage to learn about the art of acting or play in the snow. Read more

Weekend Guide

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