808-244-8760 •


Friday, December 20 • 7:00pm
Saturday, December 21 • 3:00pm
Maui Arts & Cultural Center Castle Theater
Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) presents The Nutcracker, a delightful adaptation of the treasured holiday classic featuring 140 MAPA dancers and alumni.

Happy Trail Rides at Bamboo Kai Farms
(808) 868-2070 •
3890 Hana Hwy., Haiku

Friday, December 20 • 10:00am–11:30am
Visit with the Critters and Create a cotton puff Santa Craft! No supplies needed! $10 Per Keiki

Monkeypod Art Studios
(808) 269-3974 •
222 Kawaipuna Pl., Wailuku

Friday, December 20 • 3:30pm–5:00pm
Join us for a festive afternoon of crafting and creating! We’ll be busy elves making Christmas gifts and goodies galore, just perfect to gift to loved ones this season. This drop-off workshop is perfect for kids ages 5 and up. Fee for workshop and all materials is $20.

Outlets of Maui
(808) 661-8277 •
900 Front St., Lahaina

Friday, December 20 • 7:00pm
Outlets of Maui presents ALOHA FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHT! Join us every third Friday of the month at 7:00 p.m. for a FREE, family-friendly flick on Ohana Plaza (between Gap Factory and Carter’s). Don’t forget to bring your own chairs and blankets. Refreshments will be available for purchase, too. Movie event parking rates will be $5 for 4 hours where a portion of proceeds will benefit Boys and Girls Club Maui.

Maui Mall 
Along with FREE photos with Santa our guests can enjoy keiki activities and live holiday entertainment. 
Friday, December 20 • 5:00pm–7:00pm
FREE Photos with Santa with live entertainment by Halau o Keola Ali’i o Ke Kai Hula on Center Stage starting at 8pm.
Saturday, December 21, 12:00pm–4:00pm
FREE Photos with Santa with keiki activities including Lego® ornament building with Brickhaus Designs.

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center’s Holiday Festivities
808-877-4325 •
275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului

Families with children and adults with special needs are invited to take a photo with Santa without the holiday crowds. Appointments may be made in advance through QKC Guest Services at 877-4325 or
Come experience the magical and fun this holiday season as you walk through a tunnel of twinkling lights into the enchanted candy cane lane with holiday sights and sounds!  You’ll be treated to festive Christmas decorations, Mrs. Claus activities for the children, holiday movie and photos with Santa presented by Cherry Hill Photos. Visitors can visit the Squishy toy store to purchase a toy, with all proceeds going to the non-profit, Keiki Cupboard. You’ll find QKC’s Santa Village next to Na Hoku Jewelry and across from One Eighty Board-Shop.
QKC’s Santa Village Hours:
Monday, Dec. 9 – Dec. 23      
10:00am – 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 24          
10:00am – 6:00pm

Waiola Church
(808) 661-4349 •
535 Waine’e St., Lahaina

Christmas Pancake Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 21 • 8:00am–11:00am
Come enjoy some festive, family fun with Waiola Church! Take a picture with Santa, enjoy a pancake breakfast with family, write a letter to the North Pole, and create some paper crafts to take home and decorate your tree! Pre-sale tickets are available at the church office, Monday to Thursday 8am to 2pm, Sundays at worship from 9am, and from Waiola Church members! Pre-sale tickets are $8.00; at the door tickets will be $10.00.

Maui Makers
(808) 793-2354 •
362 Pakana St., Wailuku

Saturday, December 21 • 10:00am–2:00pm
Santa’s elves are falling behind at the North Pole workshop, so he is getting some help from the Maui Makers! Come on down to the Maui Makerspace & learn to make toys & other holiday crafting…learn to use various hand & power tools, beading, stamping, make ornaments & decorations with 3D pens & the amazing egg bot!
A few important notes: Parents must stay with kidlets. Free admission, donation suggested. Must wear close-toed shoes for safety reasons.

Kahului Public Library
(808) 873-3097 •
90 School St., Kahului

Storytime at Kahului Public Library
Saturday, December 21 • 10:30am–11:30am
Children and their parents/caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and movement designed to foster early literacy skills and a love of reading. Most storytime sessions will end with a fun craft or activity. This program is best suited for preschool children, but older children are also welcome! All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Holiday Fun at the Shops at Wailea
3750 Wailea Alanui Dr, Wailea
Holiday Photos with Santa
Friday, November 29–Tuesday, December 24 • times may vary
Following Santa’s Parade, holiday photos with Santa will be taken at The Shops from 11:00am-7:00pm and continue through December 24.

All Aboard The Holiday Express!
Friday, November 29–Tuesday, December 31 • 6:00pm & 7:30pm

Lahaina’s historic Sugar Cane Train presents the 4th Annual Holiday Express. The holiday cheer begins at Pu‘ukoli‘i Station in Ka‘anapali when you board our festively decorated train. Savor the magic of the season while our elves get you settled in for the 4 mile round-trip journey with a brief stop to pick up a very special guest (we’ll give you a hint, his best friend is Rudolph!). On board enjoy milk and cookies while Santa gives a special gift to the keiki. Tickets are $35, and there is also a Premium upgrade ticket for $50, which includes an additional gift and a printed picture of your Ohana with Santa. Full coach buy-outs are also available.

Christmas House
Featuring locally handmade Hawaiiana themed arts & crafts and Christmas ornaments. Workshops to create a Hawaiian Christmas. Admission: Free
November 29–January 2 • Monday–Friday • 12:00pm–9:00pm
56 Central Avenue 
Contact: Pattie Hanna, (808) 280-1517,

808-572-6560 •
Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center
2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao
Wednesday, November 20-Tuesday, December 24 • 9:00am–6:00pm 

A winter wonderland of local and handmade items for everyone on your list! Admission: Free

The Keiki Playhouse
808-268-7267 •
275 W. Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului
Friday Night “Date Night” Special
Every Friday Night • 4pm–9pm
20% off Drop-in Childcare Service.

Maui Ocean Center
808-270-7000 •
Schedule subject to change.Hula and the Sea        
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays                           
10:00 am – 12:00 pm                                                           
Learn the history of hula and the stories it tells about Hawai`i’s oceans. Join our instructors and learn the importance of hula and the role it plays in the Hawaiian culture. 15 guest limit. Recommended for ages 4+. Included with Aquarium admission.
‘Ukulele Lessons
Monday through Friday
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn how to play one of Hawaii’s most iconic musical instruments with one of our various instructors. Five guests per class, appropriate for ages 12 & up. Included with Aquarium admission.
Story Time & Crafts
Saturdays at 11:30am
Appropriate for ages 3-12 
Maui Ocean Center offers a weekly marine themed storytime and craft hour for children ages 3-12 in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Included with Aquarium admission.  
Read Aloud America
Last Sunday of the Month 
1:15 pm doors open, 1:30 pm begin reading, Finish: 2 pm 
Join us for an exclusive storytime perfect for the whole family with Read Aloud America. All keiki will receive a healthy snack & a free book to take home. Free for members with Annual Pass. Space is limited. RSVP:
Coral Explore Station
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Visit the Coral Explore Station to learn first-hand about the biology, diet, and anatomy of one of our planet’s most important marine animals, corals! You will have the rare opportunity to see coral polyps feeding under a microscope. Included with Aquarium admission.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui
808-442-7898 •
Open Enrollment for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui School-Based Mentoring Program
Kahului Elementary, Wailuku Elementary, Princess Nahi’ena’ena Elementary, & Kamehameha Schools
Offering elementary school students the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a caring and responsible mentor (typically a high school student) in a supervised group setting for one hour after school. If you are interested in enrolling as a Little or Big please call 808-442-7898 or e-mail us at

Montage Kapalua Bay
808-662-6628 •
Ages 5 to 12
Paintbox Adventures for Children
Children will enjoy a blend of exploration and creativity as they experience Paintbox at Montage Kapalua Bay. Paintbox welcomes all children ages 5 to 12 and offers daily half-day and full-day sessions. Night programs are available on Thursdays and Fridays. Meals are provided for full day and night programs.

Surfing Goat Dairy
808-878-2870 •
3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula
Evening Chore Tour
Monday–Saturday • 3:15pm–4:15pm
Assist in our evening chores. Learn to hand milk a goat, then help with the evening feedings and learn more about our award winning cheeses and how they are made. $12 for kids, $15 for adults.
Grand Dairy Tour
Wednesdays & Saturdays • 9:00am
A two-hour, hands-on visit and tasting experience you will love. Bring your family and friends! Be a goat herder for the day, even try to milk a goat. Includes a tasting of the many different varieties of our cheeses. $25 Reservations required.

Kula Country Farms
808-878-8381 •
Located on Kula Hwy., across from Rice park.
Kula Country Farms is a 4th generation farm, known for our strawberries, local produce, fall pumpkin patch, strawberry U-pick, and other farm-related events! Stop by and visit us!