Our 2023 Christmas at the

Hukilau Marketplace begins!


Looking for unique activities for your 2023 Christmas holidays?   


Join the Polynesian Cultural Center for our annual Christmas events at the Hukilau Marketplace this year in beautiful Lāʻie for some holiday fun!  The evening festivities and games will be held December 15th through December 22nd from 6:00 – 8:30 pm (closed Wednesday, December 20th) Christmas events are all free! 

Our celebration will go for 8 days (except Sunday)! So, gather your loved ones and join in making memories that last a lifetime.

The holidays are a time for family, and there’s no other place to experience the Christmas spirit and celebrate with Aloha than the Hukilau Marketplace, located at the entrance to the Polynesian Cultural Center. 



Train ride is one of the activity to do at the Hukilau Marketplace Christmas event

Sit back and enjoy this train ride with your whole family!

Join us for FREE:   

  • Participate in lots of friendly and fun activities   
  • Enjoy live music and entertainment from talented local and internationally recognized artists  
  • Wander in a winter wonderland of decorations and lights   


live photograph of Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and elf in Hawaiian Christmas theme

Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be visiting from the North Pole for the Christmas Celebration!

ACTIVITIES will be held every day (except Sunday) from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., including: 

  • Live Entertainment 
  • Winter Wonderland Lights
  • Scavenger Hunt 
  • Special Giveaways 
  • Photos With Santa 
  • Keiki Train Rides & More


A photo of a Hawaiian local musician performing at the Hukilau Marketplace Christmas celebration.

Come and enjoy joyful music


Don’t miss out on our ENTERTAINMENT, which is scheduled for the same days and times.    

Our evening performances will feature local artists/musicians. Get ready to listen to some beautiful music and hit the dance floor! There will be some giveaways so make sure you are listening when those happen! 

What are you waiting for? Set a reminder in your calendar and join the 2023 Christmas celebration at the Hukilau Marketplace.  

Check back often at https://hukilaumarketplace.com/events for updated information and times about Christmas 2023 activities, performances, and presentations.



Brooklyn MacDonald, born and raised in Canada now calls the bright town of La’ie home.You’ll find her reading, visiting and learning all about culturally historic sites wherever she goes. Her hobbies include collecting shells, swimming, traveling to experience new foods and cultures, and musicals. Her blogs highlight the dynamic heritage, culture and traditions of Polynesia. It is a privilege to share Polynesia’s living culture with others.