Coconut Coast Events

Every week on the Royal Coconut Coast there are concerts, craft fairs, special performances, farmer’s markets, interesting lectures, cultural demonstrations and delightful local events. The monthly First Saturday Art Walk is highly popular. Several major events also come to the area throughout the year, providing full weekends of festival-fun. And, there are a number of community events that always welcome visitors. Check out our ongoing list of featured events, and don’t miss going to for a complete list of island-wide happenings.

Festival of Lights -- Nov 24th until New Years

November 24th to Jan 1st, 2023

Kauai’s annual Festival of Lights launched at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening and continues nightly until New Years Day. Kauai’s Historic County Building is the site of this extraordinary light festival where thousands of twinkly lights decorate the surrounding trees and shrubbery in this park-like setting

Don’t miss the Festival of Lights parade on December 2nd, 6-8 p.m. located along Rice Street, Lihue.

Event Details

Date: November 24th to Jan 1st, 2023
Organizer: Kauai Festival of Lights
Telephone: 808-639-8564

First Saturday Art Walk Kapaa - December 3rd

December 3rd, 5 to 9 p.m.

Every month on the Royal Coconut Coast, Kapaa’s popular First Saturday Art Walk, is held in Old Kapaa Town during the late afternoon and evening hours.

Kapaa merchants and restaurants stay open late offering many specials. Crafters, poets, fine artists, jewelers, musicians and other added value vendors including food trucks and food vendors line up the street.  Hear musical performances throughout the town. The event has grown in popularity drawing hundreds of residents and visitors.

Parking available at Kapaa Beach Park or the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex.

Checkout this short video about First Saturday Art Walk in Kapaa:


Event Details

Date: December 3rd, 5 to 9 p.m.
Organizer: Kapaa Business Association

Full Moon Party on Wheels -- December 7th

December 7th, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Light up your bike for GLOW—A Full Moon Party on Wheels, celebrating December’s full moon on Ke Ala Hele Makalae at 6 p.m. We’ll be bumping tunes as we cruise down the moonlit path. Come dressed in your best glow wear – visibility is key. Headlights and helmets are strongly recommended.
We will gather by the Kealia Beach lifeguard tower at 6pm.
At 6:10pm we’ll roll on out toward Donkey’s Beach (Paliku). Contact Tommy Noyes for more information.

Event Details

Date: December 7th, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Organizer: Kauai Cycle and
Telephone: 808-821-2155 (Kauai Cycle)

Kauai Made presents Kauai Products Fair -- December 10th

December 10th, 4 - 7:30 p.m.

Kaua‘i Made® is the official Kauai County Program to identify and promote products made on Kauai, by Kauai people and are authentic to Kauai. Enjoy live entertainment while checking out a delightful variety of products, including gifts, clothing, art, jewelry, beauty creations and packaged foods.  Kauai Products Fair will  be held at the Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort on December 1oth from 4 to 7:30 p.m. This event is open to the public and will have live entertainment and crafts. Please come and support local businesses.

Event Details

Date: December 10th, 4 - 7:30 p.m.
Organizer: Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort
Telephone: 808-822-3455