Step INSIDE and let the MAGIC begin!




Welcome to the 23rd Annual
A Kauai-style Holiday Wonderland
Inside The Historic County Building!

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~ Festival Start ~
Friday, December 6, 6:00 pm

~ Caroling, Lighting Countdown, Lights Parade ~
Friday, December 6, 6:00 pm

Caroling with the Kauai Chorale and Lighting Countdown led by Santa 6:00 pm- 6:30 pm followed by the Lights on Rice Parade

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~ 2019 Dates ~
December 6, 7, 8 | 13, 14, 15 | 20, 21, 22, 24 | 28

Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
including Christmas Eve and Saturday, December 28.

Our dazzling PARK LIGHTS glow throughout the Month of December.

And it’s all FREE!

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


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.

Link to a panoramic of the interior.


Images of 2018 Winter Holiday Installation

More images!

The Festival of Lights is sponsored by the County of Kauai, the Hawaii Tourism Authority, HouseMart Ace and Crafts, KQNG Radio and the Friends of the Festival of Lights.