Step INSIDE and let the MAGIC begin!




Welcome to the 22nd Annual FESTIVAL of LIGHTS
A Kauai-style Holiday Wonderland
The Historic County Building!

Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
through Christmas Eve – and Saturday, December 30.

The dazzling Park Lights glow from the 1st Friday in December through New Year’s .

And it’s all FREE!

Holiday fun for everyone!
The Best place for photos with Santa!


Friday, December 1 from 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Kauai Festival of Lights imageThe Opening Ceremony featuring the Kauai Chorale and a spectacular Lighting Countdown led by Santa and Mrs. Claus is Friday, December 1 from 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm. It is followed by the Lights on Rice Parade. After the parade the Festival of Lights display of dazzling Holiday creations will be open through 8:00 pm.


Kaua'i Festival of Lights - Santa's Gone Kaua'i'anVisitors will love our Santa’s Gone Kauaiian theme and the gorgeous hand-crafted Trash to Treasure decorations art-directed by Elizabeth Freeman and created by Kauai’s talented teens! In the twinkling interior look for our beautiful new Kauai Lantern Tree, the dazzling Kauai Mermaid Kingdom, our “Beautiful Kauai” Tree, the upcycled “Over the Rainbow Tree”, our “Bling It On” Peacock Tree, Santa’s Cane Train Village, and everybody’s favorites: the SPAM Can Tree and “Surfin’ Santa”! And don’t miss the glorious collection of Christmas Folk Art created by Auntie Josie Chansky.

The Festival of Lights is sponsored by the County of Kauai, the Hawaii Tourism Authority, HouseMart Ace and Crafts, Spectrum Time Warner Cable and the Friends of the Festival of Lights.