Opening Night

2016 Opening Night January 29 2016



      Honolulu City Lights Opening Night Festivities

     Saturday, December 3, 2016

    530 S.King Street (Honolulu Hale)

      4:00 pm - 11:00 pm


4:00 pm:        Food Booths open at Sky Gate

                       Keiki Rides at Sky Gate


6:00 pm:        Tree Lighting Ceremony at Honolulu Hale

                       Electric Light Parade begins at Aala Park down King Street

                       See Route Map


 6:30 pm:       Lighting of the City Christmas Tree - Mayor Kirk Caldwell


                       Electric Light Parade arrives at Honolulu Hale 

                       Sponsored by Hawaiian Electric CompanyMacy's and

                       the Friends of Honolulu City Lights 


                       Employee Decorated Tree Exhibit in Courtyard  

                       Sponsored by Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union


                       Santa's Enchanted Forest Display in Courtyard     

                       Sponsored by Kraft Foods Group in Hawaii


                       Wreath Display in Lane Gallery

                       See City & County News Release for Wreath Contest Entry   


                       Open until 11:00 p.m.



7:30 pm:        Holiday Concert at Sky Gate

                       Sponsored by Tom Moffatt Productions

                       and Summit Media Hawaii


                        Free Photos with Santa in the Mission Memorial Auditorium

                        Sponsored by Hawaiian Telcom


11:00 pm:      Opening Night Festivities End