Maui Events December 2017

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The holiday season is in now in full swing here on Maui, and we think it’s time you join us to celebrate! With many family-friendly Christmas activities and romantic New Year’s Eve events on the schedule, you’re sure to have a memorable (and sandy) holiday experience in the tropics. Aloha, and remember to share your photos with us on Instagram and Facebook.

For more information or to see the best weekly, monthly and yearly celebrations, check out our calendar of Upcoming Maui Events.

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Maui Events December 2017

Select Saturday & Sunday Evenings (December 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 24th, 30th & 31st):

Maui Chef’s Table – Come experience the Maui Chef’s Table culinary adventure on the grounds of Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy 9 courses of unique, farm-fresh cuisine and craft cocktails, all prepared in a gorgeous island setting. Please check their calendar for dates and tickets. $150 per person including tax and gratuity; 6pm – 9:30pm.

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Every Third Tuesday (December 19th):

Brushstrokes & Brews – On the third Tuesday of each month, Island Art Party brings its fun painting classes to The Maui Brewing Co. in Kihei. Come create a beautiful painting, and enjoy happy hour pricing in the tasting room all night! Only $59 (kama’aina discount available with ID) and it sells out quick, so book early. Ages 16+ only.

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December 1st

Wailuku First Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family fun entertainment on Wailuku’s historic Market Street.

December 2nd

Family Class at Island Art Party: From 2pm to 4:30pm, reserve a spot in Kihei’s family-friendly painting class. Painting ‘Gifted,’ this class is open for ages 8 and up.

Eric Church & Friends: Enjoy an acoustic evening of music with country superstar, Eric Church, and special guests, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi, Randy Houser, Ed Roland of Collective Soul, and Maui’s own Lily Meola.

Haleakala Waldorf 2017 Holiday Faire: Held from 9am to 4pm in Kula, this holiday event features local and international craft vendors, ono food, live entertainment, a Silent Auction, hands-on crafts, a Bake Shop, beautiful hand made wreaths, games, puppetry and more.

December 3rd

Maui Gift & Craft Fair: Located at the Lahaina Gateway, you’re invited to come shop art, jewelry, gifts and crafts from local vendors this holiday season for one-of-a-kind souvenirs. 9am to 2pm.

Maui Pops Orchestra – Holiday Pops: Under the baton of Music Director James Durham, the Maui Pops Orchestra invites you to ring in the holiday season with a festive concert featuring 22-time Na Hoku Hanohano award winners, Na Leo Pilimehana.

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December 5th

Let It Snow: Queen Kaahumanu Center will transform into a giant snow globe with its “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience. Shows at 6:30 and 8pm. Each snowfall show will last for 10 minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals.

December 6th

The Butcher, The Baker, & The Candlestick Maker: A benefit for Na Keiki O Emalia, this event at the Maui Tropical Plantation is the perfect way to get into the spirit of the season and the spirit of giving with pupus, drinks, live music and more.

Miranda Sings Live – You’re Welcome Tour: Colleen Ballinger is a multi-hyphenate, actor, comedian, trained vocalist, writer, and executive producer. Best known for portraying her character, ‘Miranda Sings,’ Colleen has amassed over 20 million followers across social media and 2 billion views on YouTube.

December 7th

Let It Snow: Queen Kaahumanu Center will transform into a giant snow globe with its “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience. Shows at 6:30 and 8pm. Each snowfall show will last for 10 minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals.

December 8th

Lahaina Second Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Lahaina’s famous Front Street.

Billy Collins in the Green Room: The Merwin Conservancy presents an evening with former U.S. Poet Laureate, Billy Collins, whose critical acclaim and widespread popular appeal has earned him the title, “the most popular poet in America” (The New York Times).

December 9th

Let It Snow: Queen Kaahumanu Center will transform into a giant snow globe with its “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience. Shows at 6:30 and 8pm. Each snowfall show will last for 10 minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals.

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December 10th

Medicine Tribe Presents Nakho – “My Name is Bear”: In news that will make his loyal fans clap their hands with glee, acclaimed artist Nahko of Medicine for the People has announced the much-anticipated release of his first solo album, “My Name Is Bear.”

Maui Gift & Craft Fair: Located at the Lahaina Gateway, you’re invited to come shop art, jewelry, gifts and crafts from local vendors this holiday season for one-of-a-kind souvenirs. 9am to 2pm.

December 12th

Let It Snow: Queen Kaahumanu Center will transform into a giant snow globe with its “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience. Shows at 6:30 and 8pm. Each snowfall show will last for 10 minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals.

Wedding Industry Holiday Party: Sugar Beach Events and Bliss Wedding Design invites all Wedding Industry Professionals and their guests to the 4th annual Wedding Industry Holiday Party at Sugar Beach Events in North Kihei.

December 14th

Tom Segura: Tom Segura is a comedian best known for his Netflix specials Mostly Stories (2016) and Completely Normal (2014). Come see him perform at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

Let It Snow: Queen Kaahumanu Center will transform into a giant snow globe with its “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience. Shows at 6:30 and 8pm. Each snowfall show will last for 10 minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals.

December 15th

Makawao Third Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Makawao’s Baldwin Avenue.

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December 16th

Streetlight Cadence: Streetlight Cadence is an alternative folk-pop band that started on the streets of historic Waikiki. What began as a means to pay for groceries has now turned into a full-time career for this group of friends.

Aaron Lewis, The Sinner Tour: Known for genuinely gritty lyrics and hard rock anthems, Aaron Lewis gets back to his country roots with his latest album, “Sinner.” See him live at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

Let It Snow: Queen Kaahumanu Center will transform into a giant snow globe with its “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience. Shows at 6:30 and 8pm. Each snowfall show will last for 10 minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals.

December 17th

Maui Gift & Craft Fair: Located at the Lahaina Gateway, you’re invited to come shop art, jewelry, gifts and crafts from local vendors this holiday season for one-of-a-kind souvenirs. 9am to 2pm.

December 19th

Let It Snow: Queen Kaahumanu Center will transform into a giant snow globe with its “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience. Shows at 6:30 and 8pm. Each snowfall show will last for 10 minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals.

December 20th

Maui Gift & Craft Fair: Located at the Lahaina Gateway, you’re invited to come shop art, jewelry, gifts and crafts from local vendors this holiday season for one-of-a-kind souvenirs. 9am to 2pm.

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December 21st

Let It Snow: Queen Kaahumanu Center will transform into a giant snow globe with its “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience. Shows at 6:30 and 8pm. Each snowfall show will last for 10 minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals.

December 22nd

Kihei Fourth Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment at Kihei’s Azeka Shopping Center.

December 23rd

Let It Snow: Queen Kaahumanu Center will transform into a giant snow globe with its “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience. Shows at 6:30 and 8pm. Each snowfall show will last for 10 minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals.

December 24th

Maui Gift & Craft Fair: Located at the Lahaina Gateway, you’re invited to come shop art, jewelry, gifts and crafts from local vendors this holiday season for one-of-a-kind souvenirs. 9am to 2pm.

December 25th – MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Maui Christmas Events: See a list of the top recommended Christmas Eve & Christmas Day events for 2017.

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December 28th

Phil Lesh & Friends: The Phil & Friends concept takes the music of the Grateful Dead and an ever-increasing number of other influences and touring members to explore and interpret the music in new ways. Catch the performance live at the MACC.

December 29th

Phil Lesh & Friends: The Phil & Friends concept takes the music of the Grateful Dead and an ever-increasing number of other influences and touring members to explore and interpret the music in new ways. Catch the performance live at the MACC.

Solo Sessions – Steve Earle: Steve Earle has been many things during his illustrious career, equally acclaimed as a folk troubadour, a rockabilly raver, a contemplative bluesman, a honky-tonk rounder, a snarling rocker, and even a bluegrass practitioner.

December 30th

Howie Mandel: Howie Mandel is a comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor known as host of the NBC game show, Deal or No Deal, and as a judge for eight seasons on the hit talent competition series, America’s Got Talent.

December 31st – Happy New Year’s Eve!

Maui Gift & Craft Fair: Located at the Lahaina Gateway, you’re invited to come shop art, jewelry, gifts and crafts from local vendors this holiday season for one-of-a-kind souvenirs. 9am to 2pm.

Fireworks & NYE Cruises: Watch the fireworks show from the water with Pride of Maui, or enjoy the Wailea show from one of the many nearby beaches or restaurants with a view.

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Mahalo for reading our list of Maui’s top events of December 2017! We hope you enjoy your holiday season in paradise, and look forward to seeing all of your amazing photos. Aloha, and a hui hou…

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