Ka’anapali Resort Holiday Happenings

The Holidays are a magical season at Ka’anapali Resort: properties are adorned with decorated trees, an abundance of festive activities for you and your keiki have been carefully crafted and a captivating array of live holiday entertainment awaits. Stay tuned for our upcoming features on festive cocktails, holiday spa treatments and everything you’ll want to know to make your 2013 Ka’anapali Holiday Vacation memorable!

Hula Grill Santa Canoe


Santa Is Coming! – December 22 | Festivities begin 4:15pm – Santa arrives 4:30pm

Santa and his reindeer will be paddling in to Ka’anapali Beach! There will be free cookie decorating and ornament making for all keiki.


Westin KOR Skating


Skating by the Sea – November 28 to January 1 | M-F 4-9pm and S-Sun 1-9pm

Sip, Nibble, and Skate this holiday season on the holiday skating rink here at the beautiful Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas. Skate rentals are $15 per person for 20 minutes or $75 per person all day.

 Welcome Santa Claus – December 25 | 9am

Join in for the arrival of our jolly friend on the North beach in front of building 8.


Santa Watch Hyatt Maui


Holiday Poolside Cinema- December 22- January 1  | 6:15pm

Family-friendly, holiday movie each night at the Napili pool.

Sunday, 12/22 | Home Alone

Monday, 12/23 | A Charlie Brown Christmas & I want a dog for Christmas Charlie Brown

Tuesday, 12/24 | The Nightmare Before Christmas

Wednesday, 12/25 | Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Thursday, 12/26 | MU Monsters University

Friday, 12/27 | The Smurfs 2

Saturday, 12/28 | Despicable Me 2

Sunday, 12/29 | The Croods

Monday, 12/30 |Escape From Planet Earth

Tuesday, 12/31 | Jack the Giant Slayer

Wednesday, 1/1 | Epic

 Santa’s Workshop – December 24 | 10:30am and 1:30pm

Come join Santa and his jolly elves in Santa’s Workshop. Keikis of all ages will have a fun-filled experience while participating in holiday themed arts and crafts. Santa’s elves will also be hosting a Holiday Carnival with games and prizes. Keep your eyes peeled for a surprise visit from a north pole native!

Santa Watch – December 24 | 7pm, 8pm, 9pm, 10pm

Search the skies on Christmas Eve! Eddie Mahoney, Director of Astronomy, turns the Tour of the Stars in to a search for Santa! Reservations required.



Gingerbread House Decorating – December 19-25 | 10:15am to 1pm

Bring the holiday cheer this year with your very own homemade gingerbread house. Decorated with M&M’s, frosting and other sweets. Try and resist the temptation of nibbling on this tasty treat. To enjoy at your leisure, pick up a gingerbread kit at the activity hale. $18 each

Letters to Santa – December 19-24 | All Day

Personalize a letter to Santa and we’ll send it express to the North Pole just in time!

 Here Comes Santa Claus – December 24 | 9am

Don’t miss Santa’s arrival! Our holly jolly Hawaiian Santa will be arriving beach side, to greet all the good boys and girls on Ka‘anapali Beach (in front of the Towel Desk.)

Pictures with Santa – December 24 | 9:15am to 10:30am

Bring your own camera and capture a special moment with our Hawaiian Santa Claus. Let your little ones give Santa their last minute wishes before the big night!

Whalers Village Carolers


Free Photos with Santa –  December 6, 7 and 13, 14 | 3pm – 6pm

Take photos with Santa in an outrigger canoe! Located by Hula Grill/Leilani’s beach side.

Strolling Carolers – December 7, 10, 12 – 14, 17 – 22 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Come hear Maui Madrigale’s delightful combination of sound as they perform your favorite holiday music live.

Mele Kalikimaka Show – December 7, 14, 21, 24 & 28 | See calendar for exact times

Live Tahitian dance with holiday flare!

Holiday Jazz – December 1, 5, 12, 19, 20, 26 | See calendar for exact times

Presenting live jazz for your enjoyment.


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